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 Walter Crane - G. Bell & Sons, Ltd.
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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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