Structured like a traditional drawing class, Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner covers the concepts all serious beginning artists need in order to master basic drawing skills, including form, space, depth, proportion, composition, perspective, and more. To start the exploration, California State University art professor Jim Dowdalls demonstrates how to use the different types of drawing tools, including how to hold a pencil, how to use supports, and how to make a variety of marks and strokes. Artists will discover helpful information for understanding value and learning to create a value scale, as well as how to build value in their drawings using various techniques. Throughout this educational book, myriad step-by-step exercises and drawing projects encourage artists to put their newfound knowledge to use and practice the concepts and techniques demonstrated. With the skills and techniques they acquire in this comprehensive yet affordable drawing course, beginning artists will be ready to take their artwork to the next level. Filled with beautiful artwork that will inspire budding artists to continue to build and grow their craft, Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner is the perfect place to start a mastery of fine art.
Anyone with a little persistence and the desire can learn to draw well - this is the starting point for The Fundamentals of Drawing, a practical and comprehensive course for students of all abilities. Opportunities for practice and improvement are offered across a wide spectrum of subjects - still life, plants, landscapes, animals, figure drawing and portraiture - and supported by demonstrations of a broad range of skills and techniques, including perspective and composition. The methods used in The Fundamentals of Drawing have been practised through the centuries by art students and professional artists. They are time-honoured and proven. Barrington Barber brings his invaluable expertise as a working artist and teacher to the task of showing you how to use them effectively to create successful drawings. No matter what your level of expertise, you will find his clear approach encouraging and his way of teaching inspirational.
School administrators must constantly evaluate and refine school scheduling for optimum student and teacher performance. This book is for school administrators who need appropriate management techniques for scheduling students into classes. All parts of the puzzle are presented so the administrator can make wise choices about configuring the school day.
The Fundamentals of Illustration is a comprehensive and practical introduction to the field for illustration for graphic arts students, as well as for those who commission illustration. Now on its third edition, this title covers all areas of illustration; from what illustrators do, through selling your work across various media. Each chapter contains a case study, exercises and a brief for students to follow. New to this edition is expanded coverage of digital media and digital tools such as Wacom tablets, apps, and the use of social media as a source for displaying and obtaining work. A companion website includes templates, exercises and projects as well as links to YouTube videos on illustration techniques.
Research in Industrial Education Summaries of Studies 1956 1959
Author: United States. Division of Vocational Education
A spin-off of the best-selling Engineering Drawing and Design by Madsen, this book covers the basics of equipment, media, reproduction, lettering and lines, geometric constructions, multi and auxiliary view descriptive geometry, manufacturing processes, dimensioning, fasteners, sections, and working drawings. ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Guide, ISBN: 0-8273-5239-5
Architects Draw offers a practical and invaluable way to help students and would-be sketchers translate what they see onto the page, not as an imitation of reality, but as a comprehensive union of voids and solids, light and shadows, lines and shapes. For nearly forty years revered Cooper Union professor and artist Sue Gussow has taught aspiring architects of varying abilities how to fully observe and perceive the spaces that make up our physical environment. Gussow skillfully applies architectural language to twenty-one drawing exercises that tackle a variety of forms--from peas in a pod to monkeys, skeletons, dinosaur bones, and the art of Giacometti and Mondrian. She shows, for example, how cut fruit and paper bags reveal that the physical world is made up of planes, dimensions, and enclosed space.