Drawing: A Contemporary Approach

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Cengage Learning, Jan 19, 2007 - Art - 336 pages
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One of the best-selling drawing texts in the market, DRAWING: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH goes beyond conventional approaches, emphasizing the emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and social significance of art. The authors trace the development of today’s art from that of the past, showing drawing’s meaning and continuity. DRAWING: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH offers a combination of effective pedagogy, good exercises, and high-quality, contemporary drawings as models, focusing on contemporary artists who draw in a multicultural world.
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This book is useful in not only art instruction, but in understanding how great art was created by showing and explaining examples of work from some of the masters such as Picasso, Rembrandt, Klee, Matisse, Pollock, Wyeth, O'Keefe and so on. . . Read full review

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Contents

INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING
1
SPATIAL RELATIONSHIPS OF THE ART ELEMENTS
51
A CONTEMPORARY VIEW
201
PRACTICAL GUIDES
253

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About the author (2007)

Teel Sale is an artist, writer, and teacher, and has had a career of national and international shows (drawing, painting, printmaking, and performance art). She has served as art editor of Trilobite Press, book designer for university presses, book reviewer for Texas Books in Review, and visiting artist/lecturer at colleges and universities nationwide. Recipient of a Pouch Cove Foundation Grant (June, 2001) for drawing, Sale was a faculty member (drawing, painting, and honors) at the University of North Texas from 1975 through 1989.

Betti is of the University of North Texas.

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