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An exceptional, all-in-one resource on basic drawing (non-subject specific), figure drawing, and perspective, with more than 500 color and black-and-white illustrations by both students and professionals, Drawing Essentials: A Guide to Drawing from Observation thoroughly covers the drawing elements that are most important at the foundation level. Award-winning artist, teacher, and author Deborah Rockman explains clearly and in depth what is essential to depicting form and space on a two-dimensional surface. Addressing and illustrating studio experiences that are not effectively dealt with in other drawing books, the text elucidates such fundamental (yet challenging) concepts and methods as sighting, scaling techniques, meaningful and descriptive line variation, observation and development of tonal structure, creation of interesting and instructive still lifes, the conceptual impact of still-life objects, the unique challenges of the human figure and portraiture, basic and advanced perspective systems, brainstorming and the generation of ideas, and the use of photographs as reference. Throughout, the author focuses on the cultivation of observational skills, increased sensitivity, critical thinking, technical refinement, and knowledge of materials. This second edition includes an entirely new chapter on color theory and color drawing (with nearly 50 full color illustrations), a division of the perspective chapter into two (the second covering more advanced techniques), new and updated illustrations throughout, 27 color additions to the gallery of contemporary drawings in the Appendix, and a new Glossary of Art Terms.

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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : Deborah A. Rockman
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release Book : 2011-12-02
Download Book : 415 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0199758948


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Ideal for introductory through advanced studio art courses in drawing, Drawing Essentials: A Complete Guide to Drawing, Third Edition, thoroughly addresses drawing techniques that are the most significant at the foundational level: basic drawing, figure drawing, and perspective drawing. Award-winning artist, teacher, and author Deborah Rockman explains clearly and in depth the essentials of depicting form and space on a two-dimensional surface, focusing on the cultivation of observational skills, critical thinking, technical refinement, and knowledge of materials. Over 550 instructive illustrations enhance the narrative--from old masters to contemporary works, and many student works--offering a wealth of examples for instruction and inspiration. Classroom tested and proven, this new edition builds on the strengths of its predecessors, incorporating additional pedagogy and examples, and updates to address the changing world of twenty-first century studio art.

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Genre Book : Color drawing
Author Book : Deborah A. Rockman
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release Book : 2016-01-25
Download Book : 400 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0190209526


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Ideal for introductory studio art courses in drawing, Drawing Essentials: A Guide to Drawing from Observation, Fourth Edition, explains clearly and in depth the essentials of depicting form and space on a two-dimensional surface, focusing on the cultivation of observational skills, increased sensitivity, critical thinking, technical refinement, and knowledge of materials. The text is appropriate for use in all levels of drawing classes, from introductory to advanced levels, as well as for figure and life drawing classes.

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Author Book : Chair of the Drawing and Printmaking Programs Deborah Rockman
Publisher :
Release Book : 2020-02
Download Book : 160 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0190924845


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How To Kill The Fear Of Drawing: EssentialsThis book is different from the full books of How to kill the fear of drawing: Faces and Anatomy Basically it covers the methods and processes outlined in both of the other books, but it has significantly less examples and demonstrations. It's more like a "stripped down" version of both books combined into one.It's only 200 pages, but even though it has less it's still nonetheless valuable, especially if you don't have access to the other books.User friendly and extremly easy to follow, How to kill the fear of drawing: essentials will help you to discover and refine your artistic potential by teaching you how to simplify the human form and easily map it with 3D guidelines that will make the process of your creating art significantly easier, and you will never get stuck with a flat, lifeless drawing ever again!Perhaps you are in love with creating stylized characters or maybe using reference for a realistic result is more of your thing. Regardless of your style, the lessons within these books will skyrocket your mastery of art in a way that will lead you to killing all of the doubt that exists in your mind concerning your ability to draw.When creating fantastic works of art its not about "mindless" sketching. Your understanding of the construction of basic 3D forms and how they connect to build the human body will have an enourmous impact on your success or failure when it comes to drawing believable characters, and will also determine how many years it takes for you to master the craft of sketching people. Of course, some are more skilled than others, but it is a fact that every artist in the world is either helped or hindered by the methods they use to draw.If you have a firm grasp on the methods demonstrated within these books your sketching process will significantly speed up in terms of quantity and quality of artwork. By practicing and eventually mastering expressions and the creation of mannequins, drawing lifelike characters will become second nature to you, and you will no longer struggle with achieving progress.So take the leap, study these tutorials and apply these methods to your own unique style of drawing. Be courageous, and do whatever it takes to become a better artist!

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Author Book : Gerald Snead
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Release Book : 2020-07-20
Download Book : 200 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9798667861317


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* Potentially huge market – Flash has a huge user base worldwide, and the new version is going to be one of the most exciting yet. * Allows users of previous Flash versions to get up to date asap with the new features of Flash X. * Written by some of the most popular community figures in the Flash community.

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Genre Book : Computers
Author Book : Gerald YardFace
Publisher : Apress
Release Book : 2006-10-31
Download Book : 424 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781430201021


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The perfect primer for learning Adobe Flash, whether you're new to Flash or updating your skills You'll get quickly up to speed on the essentials of Adobe Flash with this clear, task-based book. From the fundamentals of rich media design to specific techniques, it's a thorough introduction. Using step-by-step instruction, this book clearly shows you how to draw shapes, use the Timeline, add video or audio, create complex animations, and much more. Moreover, if you're preparing for the Flash Professional Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam, this thorough guide is the perfect preparation. Covers Flash essentials for beginners and assists candidates preparing for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) for Rich Media Communication Using Flash Professional certification Introduces you to the principles and practices of rich media design as well as Flash basics and essential tools Delves into topics and techniques, including creating designs using Flash shape tools, the essentials of layers and the Timeline, using text and symbols, and creating simple animations

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Genre Book : Computers
Author Book : William Heldman
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Book : 2012-06-21
Download Book : 400 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781118238448


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Engineering Graphics Essentials with AutoCAD 2014 Instruction gives students a basic understanding of how to create and read engineering drawings by presenting principles in a logical and easy to understand manner. It covers the main topics of engineering graphics, including tolerancing and fasteners while also teaching them the fundamentals of AutoCAD 2014. This book features an independent learning disc containing supplemental content to further reinforce these principles. Through its many different exercises this text is designed to encourage students to interact with the instructor during lectures, and it will give students a superior understanding of engineering graphics and AutoCAD. The enclosed independent learning disc allows the learner to go through the topics of the book independently. The main content of the disc contains pages that summarize the topics covered in the book. Each page has voice over content that simulates a lecture environment. There are also interactive examples that allow the learner to go through the instructor led and in-class student exercises found in the book on their own. Video examples are also included to supplement the learning process.

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Genre Book : Computers
Author Book : Kirstie Plantenberg
Publisher : SDC Publications
Release Book : 2013-06-10
Download Book : 798 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781585038114


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Engineering Graphics Essentials with AutoCAD 2015 Instruction gives students a basic understanding of how to create and read engineering drawings by presenting principles in a logical and easy to understand manner. It covers the main topics of engineering graphics, including tolerancing and fasteners while also teaching them the fundamentals of AutoCAD 2015. This book features an independent learning disc containing supplemental content to further reinforce these principles. Through its many different exercises this text is designed to encourage students to interact with the instructor during lectures, and it will give students a superior understanding of engineering graphics and AutoCAD. The enclosed independent learning disc allows the learner to go through the topics of the book independently. The main content of the disc contains pages that summarize the topics covered in the book. Each page has voice over content that simulates a lecture environment. There are also interactive examples that allow the learner to go through the instructor led and in-class student exercises found in the book on their own. Video examples are also included to supplement the learning process.

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Genre Book : Computers
Author Book : Kirstie Plantenberg
Publisher : SDC Publications
Release Book : 2014-06-25
Download Book : 800 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781585038671


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In this installment of AutoCAD 2014 Essentials, author Jeff Bartels concentrates on the particulars of creating basic geometry in AutoCAD, including assigning imperial or metric units of measurement, using object snaps to control accuracy, and drawing and transforming basic lines and shapes. The last chapter in the course tests your newfound skills in a short project where you'll create a small mechanical part.

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Release Book : 2013
Download Book : Pages
ISBN-10 : OCLC:1137727324


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Forensic Art Essentials teaches artists to extract information from a witness or victim about a face they have seen, and produce an image good enough to lead detectives to the criminal being described. After reading this book, anyone with adequate drawing skills will be able to learn the tools necessary to develop his or her skills as a forensic artist. Instruction focuses on an explanation of techniques for various scenarios and includes the use of case studies of special situations and how they should be handled. The book covers skull reconstructions of unidentified murder victims and age progressions to aid in the apprehension of known fugitives. It also provides step-by-step illustrations of how to reconstruct a face from a skull, and offers solutions to a multitude of common problems that occur in the field. With 500 full-color illustrations, this book is an essential tool for any forensic artist. Provides insight as to the best way to responsibly interview and extract information from eye-witnesses and victims to develop accurate composite sketches 500 illustrations, many full color, show examples of various challenges in developing sketches and reconstructing from skulls Serves as a guide for forensic art professionals as well as a call to law enforcement agencies to expand the use of this valuable forensic tool

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Genre Book : Law
Author Book : Lois Gibson
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Book : 2010-07-27
Download Book : 432 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0080559298