The Elements of Drawing
by John Ruskin
Publisher: J. M. Dent 1912
Number of pages: 346
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.
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