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A guide to drawing, 7th ed.


A guide to drawing, 7th ed.

Mendelowitz, Daniel M. et al.

Wadsworth Publishing Co.


400 pages




For beginning, intermediate, and advanced classes, Mendelowitz (Stanford U.) et al. describe techniques of drawing, beginning with sight skills and perspective, and copying and sketching. They review line and expression, value and color, texture and expression, composition, perspective and forms in space, dry and wet media, still life, landscapes, the human figure, the portrait, illustration, expressive drawing, and mixed media. This edition has 71 new b&w illustrations and 14 new color plates and accompanying descriptions, new assignments, and discussions of collage, Chine colle, and irregularly shaped picture planes. No bibliography is provided.

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