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Call Number: NC50 .M4
"Drawing" analyzes an immense range of master drawings both within the context of their historical development and in relation to the elements and principles of line, value, form, texture, and media.
The Art of Responsive Drawing by
Call Number: NC740 .G6 1977
More a " how-to-see-it" than a "how-to-do-it" book, this edition offers an intensive examination of vital drawing processes and concepts, an in-depth analysis of exceptional drawings by old and contemporary artists, and suggested exercises to enhance the readers' grasp of important measurable and dynamic phenomena.
How to Draw
Keys to Drawing by
Call Number: NC730 .D56 1985
Bert Dodson shares his complete drawing system--fifty-five "keys" with dozens of practice exercises--that you can use to render any subject with confidence.
The Practice and Science of Drawing by
Call Number: NC730 .S674 1973
This classic approach to the dynamics of drawing is filled with insights and practical advice on line drawing, mass drawing, visual memory, materials, and much more. Throughout, the author offers historical backgrounds and specific exercises.
Drawing: the Creative Process by
Call Number: NC730 .S44 1977
With 'Drawing: The Creative Process,' you learn both the mechanics of good drawing and the many ways of creative 'seeing' that give form to your creative expression. Designed to let you learn by yourself and at your own pace, this book shows you how to choose and work with all types of materials - including charcoal, pencil, pen and ink, pastels, and watercolors in all types of drawings.
Bridgman's Complete Guide to Drawing from Life by
Call Number: NC765 .B775
In this classic, essential guide, celebrated teacher and artist, George B. Bridgman, originator of the system of drawing known as Constructive Anatomy, presents an outstanding course in the art of drawing the human anatomy. Through more than 1,000 drawings, artists can explore the muscles and bones of the body, from the eves to the toes.
How to Draw and Paint Fashion and Costume Design by
Call Number: TT509 .H6 2012
In addition to providing an overview of basic drawing and painting techniques, artists will learn how to capture figures in various poses, as well as the dynamics of facial features and expressions, and other elements of drawing.
Technical Drawing by
Call Number: T353 .G52 1980
This book offers the best coverage of basic graphics principles and an unmatched set of fully machinable working drawings. For professions that utilize the skills of engineering graphics/technical drawing and drafting/technical sketching.
Engineering Drawing and Design by
Call Number: T353 .E617 1991
This text explores the entire field of engineering drawing with a thorough examination of mechanical drawing. The text is comprehensive, avoiding the highly technical/formal method used by other texts in the field.
The Art of Urban Sketching: Drawing on Location Around the World by
Call Number: NC825.C57 C36 2012
The Art of Urban Sketching is both a comprehensive guide and a showcase of location drawings by artists around the world who draw the cities where they live and travel. This beautiful, 320-page volume explains urban sketching within the context of a long historical tradition and how it is being practiced today.
Drawing for Landscape Architecture: sketch to screen to site by
Call Number: SB476.4 .H88 2011
An essential volume for landscape- and garden-design professionals, Drawing for Landscape Architecture argues for the importance of learning to "see by hand," to visualize large-scale design plans and articulate them through drawing before turning to the digital tools that are so crucial to efficient and cost-effective building solutions.
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