The Practice and Science of Drawing
by Harold Speed
Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co. 1913
Number of pages: 322
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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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 Gustave Doré - Belford-Clarke Co.
From the creation of the world to its final redemption, view the Bible as imagined by one of history's most accomplished illustrators. This book of Dore's classic Gallery pictures many of the best-loved stories from the Old and New Testament.
by Kenneth D. Keele, Jane Roberts - Metropolitan Museum of Art
These drawings of the human body by Leonardo are based on the artist's own anatomical dissections and show his evolving understanding of physiology. The drawings demonstrate Leonardo's progress from technical mastery to consummate draftsmanship.
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.