Pen Drawing: An Illustrated Treatise
by Charles Maginnis
Publisher: Project Gutenberg
The author of the book, Charles D. Maginnis, is considered the father of American Gothic architecture. 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.
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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 Dorothy Furniss - Bridgman Publishers
We must think with the brush and the pencil; we must think first and then draw round our 'think'. I hope that this book may help you to arrange your thoughts. It is but a helping hand on the broad highway that leads to the great world of art.
by Andrew Loomis - The Viking Press
The illustrator Andrew Loomis is revered amongst artists - including the painter Norman Rockwell and comics superstar Alex Ross - for his mastery of figure drawing. His hugely influential series of art instruction books have never been bettered.
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.