The Practice and Science of Drawing
by Harold Speed
Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co. 1913
Number of pages: 322
Classic approach to the dynamics of drawing by brilliant teacher with insights and practical advice on line drawing, mass drawing, visual memory, materials and much more. 93 plates and diagrams reinforce Speed’s clear presentation.
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by Charles Lewis Hind - G. Newnes
A quick study into the methods and style of Da Vinci's drawings and art. Leonardo found in drawing the most stimulating way of self-expression. The use of pen and crayon came to him as naturally as the monologue to an eager and egoistic talker.
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.
by John Ruskin - eBooks@Adelaide
This book contains new illustrations and interesting notes and explanations to help students through the process of drawing. This classic retains its relevance some 150 years after its first appearance and should be on every artist's bookshelf.
by Henry Blackburn - W. H. Allen & Co.
The object of 'The Art of Illustration' is to explain the modern systems of Book and Newspaper Illustration, and especially the methods of drawing for what is commonly called 'process', on which so many artists are now engaged.