Men Without Guns; The Abbott Collection of Paintings of Army Medicine
by DeWitt MacKenzie
Artwork, some realistic, some impressionistic, some drawings, some paintings, all done from life -- these form a tribute to the US Army's medical services during the Second World War. This book preserves the memory of a large group of men and women who worked hard so that others might live. It also pays respect to the men who fell into the meat grinder that is war. This book can be quite moving, and is recommended
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by Walter Crane - G. Bell & Sons, Ltd.
The substance of the following chapters on Line and Form originally formed a series of lectures delivered to the students of the Manchester Municipal School of Art. There is no pretension to an exhaustive treatment of a subject.
by Jeremy Lee - Smashwords
A unique collection of techniques, terminology, and examples for the beginner and advanced graphite artist. Over one hundred illustrations support carefully reviewed explanations of elemental technique. Simulate skin texture with circularism.
by Diane Waldman - Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
Displaying variety and conceptual advancement, this catalogue demonstrates the evolution of American artistic expression. The progression of the medium is traced through the work of Arthur Dove, Marcel Duchamp, Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein, etc.
by Charles Maginnis - Project Gutenberg
If you want to use a pen to draw, this book is very instructional, and the author takes the time to illustrate the ideas, and to elaborate on them in a way that is rarely done in modern writing. The author was a proponent of Gothic architecture.