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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Keys to Drawing: Bert Dodson's Successful Method of "Teaching Anyone Who Can Hold a Pencil" How

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North Light is proud to present North Light Classic Editions — art books that have proven themselves to be true "classics" of the category through consistently excellent sales and unanimously high praise. Each title bestowed this honor appears with an unmistakable blue seal designating them as the best of the best.<P>Bert Dodson's successful method of "teaching anyone who can hold a pencil" how to draw has made this tome one of the most popular, best-selling art books in history — an essential reference for every artist's library!<P>Dodson offers a complete system for developing drawing skills, basing his approach on 55 "keys" to drawing — rules that don't need to be memorized, but realized. Dodson helps artists learn to trust their eyes and sharpen their observation skills through 48 practice exercises, reviews, and self-evaluations. Topics include learning to control proportion, scale, movement, depth, pattern and more!

Synopsis:

Anyone who can hold a pencil can learn to draw with some degree of proficiency, Bert Dodson proclaims.

In this book he shares a complete drawing system that you can use for any subject or type of drawing-even if you doubt your ability to draw. It's based on fifty-five keys to drawing, which are introduced at a comfortable pace. The keys are interspersed with dozens of practice exercises that help you learn by doing.

You'll learn how to: Restate, focus, map and intensify.Free your hand action, and then learn to control it.Convey the illusions of light, depth and texture.Stimulate your imagination through creative play

Synopsis:

Anyone who can hold a pencil can learn to draw.

In this book, Bert Dodson shares his complete drawing system - fifty-five keys that you can use to render any subject with confidence, even if you're a beginner.

These keys, along with dozens of practice exercises, will help you draw like an artist in no time.

You'll learn how to:

Restore, focus, map, and intensify

Free your hand action, then learn to control it

Convey the illusions of light, depth, and texture

Stimulate your imagination through creative play

Description:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780891343370
Author:
Dodson, Bert
Publisher:
North Light Books
Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Study and teaching
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
Technique
Subject:
Drawing -- Technique.
Subject:
Drawing - General
Subject:
Techniques - General
Subject:
Techniques - Drawing
Subject:
Art - Drawing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st ed. 1st pbk. printing
Publication Date:
19900831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
10.96x8.56x.49 in. 1.62 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Anyone who can hold a pencil can learn to draw with some degree of proficiency, Bert Dodson proclaims.

In this book he shares a complete drawing system that you can use for any subject or type of drawing-even if you doubt your ability to draw. It's based on fifty-five keys to drawing, which are introduced at a comfortable pace. The keys are interspersed with dozens of practice exercises that help you learn by doing.

You'll learn how to: Restate, focus, map and intensify.Free your hand action, and then learn to control it.Convey the illusions of light, depth and texture.Stimulate your imagination through creative play

"Synopsis" by , Anyone who can hold a pencil can learn to draw.

In this book, Bert Dodson shares his complete drawing system - fifty-five keys that you can use to render any subject with confidence, even if you're a beginner.

These keys, along with dozens of practice exercises, will help you draw like an artist in no time.

You'll learn how to:

Restore, focus, map, and intensify

Free your hand action, then learn to control it

Convey the illusions of light, depth, and texture

Stimulate your imagination through creative play

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