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Cengage Advantage Books: Drawing: A Contemporary Approach / Edition 6

Cengage Advantage Books: Drawing: A Contemporary Approach / Edition 6

by Teel Sale, Claudia Betti
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DRAWING: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH takes you beyond conventional approaches, emphasizing the emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and social significance of art. The authors trace the evolution of today's art from that of the past, showing drawing's meaning and continuity. DRAWING: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH offers a combination of effective pedagogy, good exercises, and high-quality, contemporary drawings as models, focusing on contemporary artists who draw in a multicultural world. This Advantage Edition offers the same content in an economically priced, unbound, three-hole punch, loose-leaf format.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781111343606
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Series: Cengage Advantage Books
Edition description: 6th ed.
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Teel Sale is an artist, writer, and teacher, and has had a career of national and international shows (drawing, painting, printmaking, and performance art). She has served as art editor of Trilobite Press, book designer for university presses, book reviewer for Texas Books in Review, and visiting artist/lecturer at colleges and universities nationwide. Recipient of a Pouch Cove Foundation Grant (June, 2001) for drawing, Sale was a faculty member (drawing, painting, and honors) at the University of North Texas from 1975 through 1989.

Table of Contents

Preface. Part I: INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING. 1. Drawing: Definitions and Purposes. 2. Learning to See: Gesture and Other Beginning Approaches. Part II: SPATIAL RELATIONSHIPS OF THE ART ELEMENTS. 3. Shape /Plane and Volume. 4. Value. 5. Line. 6. Texture. 7. Color. 8. Antiperspective: The Triumph of the Picture Plane. Part III: A CONTEMPORARY VIEW 9. Organizing the Picture Plane. 10. Thematic Development. 11. A Look at Drawing Today. Part IV: PRACTICAL GUIDES. Guide A: Materials. Guide B: Keeping a Sketchbook. Guide C: Breaking Artistic Blocks and Making Critical Assessments. Guide D: Presentation. Glossary. Suggested Readings.

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Cengage Advantage Books: Drawing: A Contemporary Approach 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book