by George B. Bridgman
Publisher: Pelham, N.Y. 1920
Number of pages: 228
Learn how to draw the human figure with the practical and effective method made famous by a leading art instructor. Bridgman first simplifies complex anatomy problems into simple structures before exploring the muscle patterns into more complex detail. This allows the artist to see the particular anatomy problem as a proportional mass rather than a complex network of muscle fibers.
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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 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 John Ruskin - J. M. Dent
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 Harold Speed - Seeley, Service & Co.
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.