The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Workbook: Guided Practice in the Five Basic Skills of Drawing

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Jeremy P. Tarcher, 2002 - Art - 148 pages
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Millions of people have learned to draw using the methods of Dr. Betty Edwards. Now, in an essential companion to her bestselling classic, Edwards offers readers the key to mastering this art form: guided practice in their newfound creative abilities.

Here are forty new exercises that cover each of the five basic skills of drawing. Each practice session includes a brief explanation and instructional drawings, suggestions for materials, sample drawings, and blank pages for the reader's own drawings. Also provided in this spiral-bound workbook is a pullout viewfinder, a crucial tool for effective practice. While The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain focused primarily on portrait drawing with pencil, this workbook gives readers experience in various subject matter-still life, landscape, imaginative drawing-using alternative mediums such as pen and ink, charcoal, and conté crayon.

For all those who are taking a drawing class, who have already received instruction through a book or course, or who prefer to learn by doing, this volume of carefully structured "homework" offers the perfect opportunity to reinforce and improve their skills and expand their repertoire.

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Book OR Workbook, not Both

User Review  - vadocmom -

I used an older version of both the workbook and text and decided to update them. They are excellent teaching tools. Before the workbook supplemented the text, but in the update, they contain nearly ... Read full review

Great product easy to follow instructions

User Review  - rheabird -

This is the 2nd time I bought this book. I kept the 1st one was so impressed with the quality and the easy of following the instructions I bought the 2nd one to give as a gift to a friend who is just starting to draw. Read full review

About the author (2002)

Betty Edwards is professor emeritus of art at California State University in Long Beach, California. She is the author of The New Drawing on the Right Side of the, the world's most widely used drawing instructional, which has been translated into thirteen foreign languages with U.S. sales of almost three million copies. She speaks regularly at universities, art schools, and companies, including the Walt Disney Corporation and the Apple Corporation.

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