Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomical Drawings from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle
by Kenneth D. Keele, Jane Roberts
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art 1983
Number of pages: 170
These fifty sheets of drawings of the human body by Leonardo, made between about 1485 and 1510-15, are based on the artist's own anatomical dissections and show his evolving understanding of physiology. The drawings demonstrate, as well, Leonardo's progress from technical mastery of his subject to consummate draftsmanship.
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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 Lawrence Alloway - Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
The term 'drawing' is applied loosely; it is meant to connote a medium of great immediacy conducive to direct materialization of a concept, rather than implying the elimination of color or an insistence upon other technical restrictions.
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 Mitchell Smith - F.J. Drake & co
In this brief and consistent book Mitchell Smith gives lessons that cover all branches of caricaturing. Drawings illustrate all necessary points, and each point is explained in the text. Author included caricatures of many famous men.