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The new drawing on the right side of the brain workbook : guided practice in the five basic skills of drawing

Author: Betty Edwards
Publisher: New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher, ©2002.
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Presents guided practice exercises in a variety of media for use with "The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" which explains how to release creative potential and tap into the special abilities of the right hemisphere of the brain.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Betty Edwards
ISBN: 1585421952 9781585421954 0285636642 9780285636644
OCLC Number: 50252000
Notes: Supplement to The new drawing on the right side of the brain.
Description: xii, 148 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Foreword --
List of supplies --
Glossary of terms --
The exercises --
pt. I. The perception of edges --
Exercise 1. Pre-instruction self-portrait --
Exercise 2. Pre-instruction drawing of your hand --
Exercise 3. Pre-instruction drawing of the corner of a room --
Exercise 4. Warm-up and free drawing --
Exercise 5. The "vase/faces" drawing --
Exercise 6. Upside-down drawing --
Exercise 7. Pure contour drawing --
Exercise 8. Drawing your hand on the plastic picture plane --
Exercise 9. Setting a ground --
Exercise 10. Transferring your hand drawing from picture plane to paper --
Exercise 11. Drawing your hand holding an object --
Exercise 12. Drawing a flower --
Exercise 13. Drawing an orange --
pt. II. The perception of spaces --
Exercise 14. Drawing leaves using negative spaces --
Exercise 15. Drawing a chair in negative space --
Exercise 16. Drawing a household object --
Exercise 17. Negative-space drawing of a sports photograph --
Exercise 18. Negative-space drawing of an actual chair --
Exercise 19. Copying a master drawing : Man reading the Bible, by Vincent van Gogh --
pt. III. The perception of relationships --
Exercise 20. Sighting an open doorway --
Exercise 21. Sighting a room corner --
Exercise 22. The knee/foot drawing --
Exercise 23. Sighting a still life of books on a table --
Exercise 24. A still life with ellipses --
Exercise 25. Sighting relationships in a figure drawing --
Exercise 26. Proportions of the head in profile --
Exercise 27. Copying a master drawing of a profile portrait --
Exercise 28. Drawing a profile portrait --
Exercise 29. Still life with American flag --
pt. IV. The perception of lights and shadows --
Exercise 30. Drawing an egg lighted from above --
Exercise 31. Charlie Chaplin in light and shadow --
Exercise 32. Proportions of the head in full-face view --
Exercise 33. Copying a full-face portrait --
Exercise 34. Drawing your self-portrait in light and shadow --
pt. V. The perception of the Gestalt --
Exercise 35. Using ink and brush --
Exercise 36. An urban landscape drawing --
Exercise 37. Hatching and crosshatching --
Exercise 38. A figure drawing in crosshatch --
Exercise 39. An imaginative drawing based on Leonardo da Vinci's Advice --
Exercise 40. A four-by-four drawing --
Some suggestions for further study --
Portfolio and video ordering.
Responsibility: Betty Edwards.
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Forty basic and new exercises to develop your drawing skills. Expanded subject matter. Exercises for all drawing mediums. Learning to draw, like mastering a sport or musical instrument, requires  Read more...


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