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Drawing A Contemporary Approach

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ISBN-10: 0534613357

ISBN-13: 9780534613358

Edition: 5th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Teel Sale, Claudia Betti

List price: $269.95
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The number one, best-selling drawing text in the market, DRAWING: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH goes beyond conventional approaches, emphasizing the emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and social significance of art. The authors trace the development of today's art from that of the past, showing drawing's meaning and continuity. The text succeeds by offering a combination of effective pedagogy, good exercises, and high-quality, contemporary drawings as models, while focusing on contemporary artists who draw in a multicultural world.
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Book details

List price: $269.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/23/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 371
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.200
Language: English

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.

Introduction to Drawing
Drawing: Thoughts and Definitions
Learning to See: Gesture and Other Beginning Approaches
Spatial Relationships of the Art Elements
Shape/Plane and Volume
Value
Line
Texture
Color
Anti-Perspective: The Triumph of the Picture Plane
A Contemporary View
Organizing the Picture Plane
Thematic Development
A Look at Art Today
Practical Guides
Materials
Keeping a Sketchbook
Breaking Artistic Blocks/Making Critical Assessments
Presentation
Glossary