The Art of Responsive Drawing, Sixth Edition

September 14, 2019 - Comment

More a “how-to-see-it” than a “how-to-do-it” book, this edition explores the disguises and characteristics of shapes and forms in nature, and it examines the visual elements and the relational, moving, and emotive forces that constitute the language of drawing. Clear and objective, this book offers an intensive examination of vital drawing processes and concepts, an

More a “how-to-see-it” than a “how-to-do-it” book, this edition explores the disguises and characteristics of shapes and forms in nature, and it examines the visual elements and the relational, moving, and emotive forces that constitute the language of drawing. Clear and objective, this book offers an intensive examination of vital drawing processes and concepts, an in-depth analysis of exceptional drawings by old and contemporary artists, and suggested exercises to enhance the readers’ grasp of important measurable and dynamic phenomena. For the art student, the art teacher, the interested amateur, and the practicing artist.

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Anonymous says:

Beautifully Well Written book with illustrations This couldn’t be better. It was not required for my class but was used as a reference. I’m so happy that I purchased this. Not only does it explain how to study masters but it puts s different perspective on art that I may not have gained otherwise. It lets you explore multiple technical skills that’s artists have used and why. Definitely will help you if you are s beginner and well I think anyone pursuing art courses would benefit from this book. It’s well written and had many details…

Anonymous says:

Expensive But Worth It I purchased Goldstein’s “Art of Responsive Drawing” on a recommendation by a classical art instructor. He pointed out that this was a favorite textbook of many top art schools and – although pricier than more widely-produced titles – it was of a much higher caliber than most other drawing books.He could not have been more right! This book is an absolute treasure trove of instruction, history, theory and advice, with something in the order of 400 high-quality drawing reproductions,…

Anonymous says:

Valuable information in a depressing format. Presentation of excellent ideas and teachings is hampered by a very un-appealing presentation seemingly on the cheap. A shame it could not be of a better quality physically in one’s hands.

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