The Fundamentals of Drawing, Written By Brook Mesenbrink
Learn the Grammar Stage of Drawing with the Classical Method.
This full color, 45 page hands-on, instruction manual specifically designed for children ages 5-12 years old, includes 10 drawing lessons and 15 practice exercises that introduce the elements of art and principles of design incrementally: Line--draw different line types and contour edges Shape--understand the difference between geomentric, abstract and representational shapes. Draw a representational animal. Symmetry--practice drawing reflected lines and draw an object using symmetry. Texture--draw texture using varying lines, shapes and colors. Draw an animal with grayscale texture. Color-- mix colors on a color wheel. Pattern--practice making patterns with lines, shapes and colors. Draw an animal with an abstract pattern. Value--practice making tints and shades. Draw an animal with colored texture and value. Space--identify positive and negative space. Draw an animal using space.
It also includes: Master artworks from Durer, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Angelico. Definitions of the elements of art to memorize. Detailed explainations of the steps to drawing anything successfully.
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