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The Natural Way to Draw Kimon Nicolaides

The Natural Way to Draw By Kimon Nicolaides

The Natural Way to Draw by Kimon Nicolaides


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Summary

Based on his teaching at New York's Art Students' League, Kimon Nicolaides developed a system for teaching how to draw that can be followed by anyone. His approach to drawing concentrates on mastering the key concepts: contour, gesture, weight and structure.

The Natural Way to Draw Summary

The Natural Way to Draw: A Working Plan for Art Study by Kimon Nicolaides

'Kimon Nicolaides' The Natural Way to Draw is a sure bet . . . will improve your technique no end' Artists & Illustrators This essential guide to drawing by renowned art teacher Kimon Nicolaides is valued by both early students of art and accomplished artists alike. Consisting of 64 exercises, The Natural Way to Draw offers in-depth studies to be completed over the course of a year. Extensively illustrated with reproductions of the work of the Old Masters (including Rubens, Titian and Raphael) to the work of Van Gogh and Picasso, as well as the work of his students, these exercises help you begin to look at people and objects in a fresh way that will be the foundation of your drawing. Concentrating on mastering the key concepts of drawing that will make a drawing come alive, Nicolaides teaches how to convey gesture and action, expression and feeling in your work. Regarded as an inspiration to a generation of devoted young artists, The Natural Way to Draw captures Nicolaides' concrete system of art teaching.

The Natural Way to Draw Reviews

Renowned art teacher Kimon Nicolaides (explores) a system for teaching how to draw that anyone can follow . . . Used by thousands of students looking to improve their drawing skills * Times Educational Supplement *
Learning to draw is really a matter of learning to see, claims Kimon Nicolaides in his seminal how-to book . . . (a) masterpiece * Camden New Journal *
If your New Year's resolution is to improve your draughtsmanship . . . Kimon Nicolaides' Natural Way to Draw is a sure bet . . . Instructive chapters devoted to drapery and muscles will improve your technique no end * Artists & Illustrators *
Not only the best how-to book on drawing, it is the best how-to book we've seen on any subject * Whole Earth Catalog *

About Kimon Nicolaides

Born in 1891, Kimon Nicolaides was a renowned Greek American art teacher, author and artist, who taught at New York's Art Student's League for fifteen years. He had a natural talent for teaching and became an inspiration to a generation of devoted young artists, as well as leaving behind the concrete system of art teaching presented in this book. He died in 1938.

Additional information

GOR002381355
9780285638389
0285638386
The Natural Way to Draw: A Working Plan for Art Study by Kimon Nicolaides
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Profile Books Ltd
20081013
240
N/A
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