White's New Course in Art Instruction: Manual for Fifth Year Grade Including an Outline of the Year's Work. With Suggestions for Teaching (Google eBook)

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American book Company, 1893
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Page 104 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 11 - A thorough understanding of geometric drawing demands a knowledge of measurement, geometry, projection, and development. A just appreciation of decorative drawing requires some knowledge of color, historic ornament, plant form, and design ; and, if the pupil is to apply his knowledge of color in design, facility in paper cutting is necessary. Accurate knowledge of pictorial art and appreciation of its artistic qualities are gained by a study of the principles underlying the representation of geometric...
Page 12 - Construction of Polygons. Plane Faces oblique in one and two views. Three views. Plane Faces at oblique angles. VIII. Drawing to Scale.
Page 102 - A Triangle is a plane figure having three sides and three angles. It receives the particular names of an equilateral triangle, isosceles triangle, and scalene triangle ; also, of a right-angled triangle, acute-angled triangle, and obtuse-angled triangle.
Page 11 - Geometrical or Decorative in character; if freehand, either Decorative or Pictorial in character. That drawing in which the actual form and structure of artificial objects are represented is Geometric ; that in which the enrichment or decoration of artificial objects is represented, that which represents units or motives of design, whether natural or artificial, is Decorative ; that in which the forms of objects are represented as they appear from one point of view is Pictorial. A thorough understanding...
Page 10 - ... under the two departments, mechanical and freehand, for the two are equally important, one underlying all the industrial arts, and the other all the fine arts; therefore, provision is made for the related development of these two departments from the lowest grade throughout the course. Second, to lead pupils to feel that, while art and love for the beautiful may be fostered by an artistic and beautiful environment, skill and power and quick original perception of beauty come only through...
Page 106 - A line drawn through its center, between oppo* site points in the circumference, as ab. Radius of a Circle. The distance from the center of a circle to any point in the circumference, as cd. Circumference. The unbroken line which bounds a curvilinear figure. Arc. Any part of a curve, as db or ef. Chord. A straight line connecting the extremities of an arc, as ae. Segment. The space inclosed by an arc and its chord. Sector. The space between any part of the circumference and two radii of a circle,...
Page 12 - Class! fi cation of Rectilinear Figs. Representation of Curved Surfaces. Equal Plane Faces at right angles. V. Use of Ruler. A" Classification of Curvilinear and Mlxtllineor Figs.
Page 101 - Each line is called a side of the angle, and the point at which they meet is called the vertex of the angle. The Z symbol is used to designate an angle.
Page 11 - MECHANICAL or FREEHAND. If mechanical, the drawing may be Geometrical or Decorative in character ; if freehand, either Decorative or Pictorial in character. That drawing In which the actual form and structure of artificial objects are represented is Geometric ; that in which the enrichment or decoration of artificial objects is represented, that which represents units or motives of design, whether natural or artificial, is Decorative ; that in which the forms of objects are represented as they appear...

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