The Elements of Drawing
Timeless art instruction guide by one of the greatest critics of them all begins with bare fundamentals and offers brilliant philosophical advice from sketching to the laws of color and composition. "The truth behind Ruskin's statements is always clear." — American Artist. 48 illustrations.
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INTRODUCTION TO THE DOVER EDITION
THE ELEMENTS OF DRAWING
SKETCHING FROM NATURE
ON COLOUR AND COMPOSITION
able Adrian Ludwig Richter artists beautiful begin better blue boughs branches bridge brush character chiaroscuro clouds colour composition copy Correggio curve dark side darker delicate distance edge effect Elements of Drawing engravings etching express farther figures foliage gamboge give gradation grey GUSTAV STICKLEY hand harmony Harold Speed illustrations INTAGLIO PRINTMAKING John Ruskin Joseph Sheppard kind landscape leaf leaves less light and shade look Madame de Genlis masses master merely Modern Painters Modern Painters,vol Nature nearly never object observe outline paint pale Paul Veronese pencil perfect perspective photographs picture piece plates practice Pre-Raphaelite principle Prussian blue radiation reflection Rembrandt render round Ruskin seen shadow shape sketch spot square stone stone pine surface things tint tion Titian touch tower tree Turner water-colour whole woodcut