Lessons in Classical Drawing: Essential Techniques from Inside the Atelier

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Crown Publishing Group, Dec 1, 2011 - Art - 208 pages
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The practice of drawing…distilled to its essential elements.
 
In this elegant and inspiring primer, master contemporary artist and author Juliette Aristides breaks down the drawing process into small, manageable lessons; introduces time-tested principles and techniques that are easily accessible; and shares the language and context necessary to understand the artistic process and create superior, well-crafted drawings.
 
The companion DVD enclosed inside, beautifully filmed in Florence, Italy, provides real-time drawing lessons so that any gaps in the learning process are filled in with live instruction.
  

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Contents

I0 Introduction
10
A STUDY OF PROPORHON
37
as C Tl2R3 me ELEGANT commune
58
ZI I3E
66
I29 Creating Pattern
129
un Understanding Relative Brightness
140
lbe Choosing a Focal Point
146
Composing Your Subject
152
Ion Creating Volume with Light and Shade
160
ma Lighting Your Subject
166
I72 Two Types of Shadows
172
The Cote Shadow
178
IKJ Highlights
184
Form Drawing
200
Bibliography
206
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About the author (2011)

JULIETTE ARISTIDES studied at the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and various private ateliers. She is currently the instructor of the Aristides Classical Atelier at the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, Washington. In 2003, Juliette was awarded the Elizabeth Greenshields Grant. Her work can be seen at the John Pence Gallery in San Francisco and the Art Renewal Center Living Masters Gallery, www.ArtRenewal.com.
 

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