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A short book about drawing

Author: Andrew Marr
Publisher: London : Quadrille Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this... book... explores the subject of drawing and painting through his own experience. He considers the mechanics of the drawing process - the act of making and its importance for a happy life along with the ways in which good drawing or painting can make us think harder and see the world differently. He discusses what a bad drawing is, and the nature of failure as well as success. He also investigates the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Marr
ISBN: 9781849493345 1849493340
OCLC Number: 859816453
Description: 142 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Free space --
Drawing and happiness --
Lines --
Drawing and painting --
The eyes --
drawing and movement --
The hand --
drawing and scale --
The heart --
or, what is drawing about? --
When did normal people start drawing? --
Beauty --
Drawing and unhappiness --
Drawing and cheating --
The shattered urinal showers us all --
Some drawing is art. Some art is drawing. This is a wonderful opportunity. --
The importance of making --
The future of drawing.
Responsibility: Andrew Marr.

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Like millions of others, Andrew Marr draws. He hasn't had lessons, yet since childhood, the journalist and TV presenter has been at his happiest with a pen or brush in his hand. In this intriguing  Read more...

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