A workbook companion to the classic revolutionary guide to developing drawing talent includes guided practice and exercises to enhance creativity, along with explorations of self-expression, sample drawings, blank pages, suggestions for materials, and much more. Original.
A revised edition of the classic bestselling how to draw book. A life-changing book, this fully revised and updated edition of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is destined to inspire generations of readers and artists to come. Translated into more than seventeen languages, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is the world's most widely used instructional drawing book. Whether you are drawing as a professional artist, as an artist in training, or as a hobby, this book will give you greater confidence in your ability and deepen your artistic perception, as well as foster a new appreciation of the world around you. This revised/updated fourth edition includes: • a new introduction; • crucial updates based on recent research on the brain's plasticity and the enormous value of learning new skills/ utilizing the right hemisphere of the brain; • new focus on how the ability to draw on the strengths of the right hemisphere can serve as an antidote to the increasing left-brain emphasis in American life-the worship of all that is linear, analytic, digital, etc.; • an informative section that addresses recent research linking early childhood "scribbling" to later language development and the importance of parental encouragement of this activity; • and new reproductions of master drawings throughout
Packed with exquisite artwork and illustrations, EXPLORING THE BASICS OF DRAWING, 2e delivers a comprehensive introduction to the art of drawing. This new edition offers thorough coverage of the fundamental skills needed to learn still-life drawing, basic shapes, and the key concepts of perspective, light, value, and space. Its reader-friendly format offers clear instructions and detailed descriptions. The author thoroughly explains and illustrates each step of the drawing process--reflecting her three decades of professional illustration experience. With new chapters on figure and landscape drawing, as well as unique projects demonstrating the step-by-step process, readers will gain the knowledge and practice they need to build their skills and confidence. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Betty Edwards
Publisher: J P Tarcher
Release Date: 2013-10-31
Discover Betty Edwards's legendary course in enhancing creativity and artistic confidence?a $39.90 value for $34.95! Translated into more than seventeen languages, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is an international bestseller. This starter kit contains Edwards's two essential books?Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain and the indispensable companion book Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Workbook. Whether you are just beginning to draw or you are drawing as a professional artist, as an artist-in-training, or as a hobby, this groundbreaking program will deepen your artistic perception, give you greater confidence in your ability, and offer a new way of appreciating and perceiving the world around you.
Author: Betty Edwards
Publisher: Jeremy P. Tarcher
Release Date: 2004-09-23
The author of The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain distills the complext principles of color theory into a practical, easy-to-follow method of working with color to produce harmonious and pleasing combinations, explaining how to see and use color and how to mix and combine hues. Simultaneous. One Spirit & QPB.
Author: Jill Bays
Publisher: David & Charles
Release Date: 2008-05-08
The Drawing Workbook features a complete drawing course for the beginner in ten easy-to-follow lessons. Each lesson features clear instructions, practical examples, step-by-step demonstrations and finished drawings. The progressive course begins by teaching mark making before moving on through observations, accurate representation, tone, composition and perspective. This thorough grounding in essential skills will ensure all readers emerge confident and proficient at drawing any subject they choose.
Author: Edgar A. Whitney
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Release Date: 2012-05-11
Brilliant guide by renowned artist tells all, from basics to creating masterful landscapes, portraits, and figures. Full-color sections follow evolution of seven of the author's own watercolors. 37 color and over 100 black-and-white illustrations.
The human figure is one the most challenging subjects for an artist to tackle, but also one of the most rewarding. In this book, author and artists Barrington Barber guides you throuhg the process of drawing figures, from understanding the structure of the skeleton to showing figures in motion. Whether you are an experienced draughtsman or a complete beginner, the inspiring exercises and handy hints in the book will help you achieve the best results. The Artist's Workbooks are practical guides for artists interested in getting to grips with a particular subject. Other books in the series include: - Drawing Animals - Drawing Caricatures - Drawing Landscapes - Drawing Manga - Drawing Portraits - Drawing Still Life - Drawing Techniques
3-D?means "three dimensional." It's easy to draw from side to side on your paper, using its width. It's easy to draw from top to bottom on your paper, using its height. But how do you draw something going away from you, into the distance? How do you create depth (the third dimension) in your drawing? What I want to teach you is linear perspective, a technique first developed almost 500 years ago, during the Renaissance. As you flip through my illustrations, this may seem like really complicated and technical stuff. And it is ... sort of. Those clever artists who figured this out weren't trying to make your life easy They only wanted to make realistic pictures. Fortunately, you'll find that the basics really are pretty simple. Better, you don't need much beyond the basics to make some pretty cool drawings. Best of all, perspective can make your drawings look real in a way you can't achieve without it. You'll need a few supplies, some patience, and a positive attitude. Expect to make mistakes as you learn, and keep a smile on your face: with each mistake you learn another way not to do it
Author: C.J. van Boxtel
Publisher: IOS Press
Release Date: 2008-08-06
This updated and revised 2nd edition of Drug Benefits and Risks is an inclusive reference exploring the scientific basis and practice of drug therapy. The key concept is to look at the balance between the benefits and risks of drugs, but in this context also highlighting the social impact which drugs have in modern societies. Taking an evidence-based approach to the problem, the practice of clinical pharmacology and pharmacotherapy in the developing as well as the developed world is examined. For this purpose the book covers general clinical pharmacology, pharmacology of various drug groups and the treatments specific to various diseases; the book gives guidance on how doctors should act so that drugs can be used effectively and safely; and it encourages the rational use of drugs in society. This publication brings together a large amount of excellent content that will be invaluable for anyone working within, or associated with, the field of clinical pharmacology and pharmacotherapy - undergraduates, postgraduates, regulatory authorities and the pharmaceutical industry.