Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain: The Definitive, 4th Edition (Google eBook)
A revised edition of the classic drawing book that has sold more than 1.7 million copies in the United States alone.
Translated into more than seventeen languages, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is the world's most widely used drawing instruction book. Whether you are drawing as a professional artist, as an artist in training, or as a hobby, this book will give you greater confidence in your ability and deepen your artistic perception, as well as foster a new appreciation of the world around you. This revised/updated fourth edition includes:
a new preface and introduction; crucial updates based on recent research on the brain's plasticity and the enormous value of learning new skills/ utilizing the right hemisphere of the brain; new focus on how the ability to draw on the strengths of the right hemisphere can serve as an antidote to the increasing left-brain emphasis in American life-the worship of all that is linear, analytic, digital, etc.; an informative section that addresses recent research linking early childhood "scribbling" to later language development and the importance of parental encouragement of this activity; and new reproductions of master drawings throughout
A life-changing book, this fully revised and updated edition of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is destined to inspire generations of readers to come.
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Review: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain: The Definitive, 4th EditionUser Review - Dave - Goodreads
Loved this book. I was amazed at how well I was able to draw after only 4 days. It's more than just about learning how to draw. It's about learning how to see, Read full review
Review: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain: The Definitive, 4th EditionUser Review - Dusica - Goodreads
As an amateur artist, love this book and recommend it to anyone interested in perfecting their drawing skills. Read full review
Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1 Drawing and the Art of Bicycle Riding
First Steps in Drawing
Your Brain the Right and Left of
Crossing Over from Left to Right
Drawing on Your Childhood Artistry
Drawing a Profile Portrait