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A book whose sales have not diminished but rather increased dramatically since its publication 45 years ago, this bestselling classic is the ultimate manual of drawing taught by the late Robert Beverly Hale, who's famed lectures and classes at New York City's Art Student League captivated artists and art educators from around the world. Faithfully producing and methodically analyzing 100 master drawings--including works of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Rodin, Goya, and Rembrandt among others--Hale shows how these artists tackled basic problems such as line, light and planes, mass, position and thrust, and anatomy. With detailed analytical captions and diagrams, every lesson is clearly delineated and illustrated. Throughout, also, is commentary that sheds light on the creative process of drawing and offers deep insight into the unsurpassed achievements of the masters.
ISBN: 9780823014019 ISBN-10: 0823014010 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 272 Published: 1st August 1989 Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 27.5 x 21.1
Weight (kg): 0.83
Edition Number: 1 Edition Type: New edition