The Art of Illustration
by Henry Blackburn
Publisher: W. H. Allen & Co. 1896
Number of pages: 240
The object of "The Art of Illustration" is to explain the modern systems of Book and Newspaper Illustration, and especially the methods of drawing for what is commonly called "process", on which so many artists are now engaged.
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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 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 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 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.