Drawing Lessons from the Great Masters (Practical Art Books) by Robert Beverly Hale

By Robert Beverly Hale

A booklet whose revenues haven't decreased yet quite elevated dramatically when you consider that its booklet forty five years in the past, this bestselling vintage is the last word handbook of drawing taught through the past due Robert Beverly Hale, who’s famed lectures and periods at long island City’s artwork scholar League captivated artists and paintings educators from round the world.Faithfully generating and methodically interpreting a hundred grasp drawings—including works of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Rodin, Goya, and Rembrandt between others—Hale indicates how those artists tackled uncomplicated difficulties akin to line, gentle and planes, mass, place and thrust, and anatomy. With specific analytical captions and diagrams, each lesson is obviously delineated and illustrated. all through, additionally, is observation that sheds mild at the artistic means of drawing and gives deep perception into the unsurpassed achievements of the masters.

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53 Juli Experiment equally with varying pressures when smudging. 55 Marianna Be careful to leave lots of white un-smudged paper in your charcoal drawing. 57 Angie With practice, you can actually "dodge" the areas of highlight to create great lighting effects on face, hands, breasts, abdomen and high bones such as clavicles. 59 Tutsi Jo Do NOT try to make an exact photographic image. 61 Shandra You will discover to your amazement that exactitude does not produce truth. 63 Masana Your figures can be distorted to create various effects of angle and perspective.

37 Divonna Draw your lines around the masses you wish to portray. 39 Mandy Continuing to hold the Char-Kole between thumb and forefinger, smudge with the middle and ring fingers. 41 Eloise Use a combination of random moves and random pressure when smudging. 43 Fanya Before smudging, make certain that you KNOW exactly where your light source is -- upper left, upper right, extreme left, back of the subject, etc. 45 Thishyana Smudge more strongly and in a wider range in the shadow areas. 47 Opal Do NOT add charcoal to enhance the shadows.

35 Chelsea Hold the charcoal in your drawing hand, between thumb and forefinger. 37 Divonna Draw your lines around the masses you wish to portray. 39 Mandy Continuing to hold the Char-Kole between thumb and forefinger, smudge with the middle and ring fingers. 41 Eloise Use a combination of random moves and random pressure when smudging. 43 Fanya Before smudging, make certain that you KNOW exactly where your light source is -- upper left, upper right, extreme left, back of the subject, etc. 45 Thishyana Smudge more strongly and in a wider range in the shadow areas.

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