Charles Bargue and Jean-Leon Gerome has ratings and 13 reviews. Melinda said: This drawing course is the most effective I have ever used. I am sure t. Charles Bargue (c. / – April 6, ) was a French painter and lithographer noted for devising an influential drawing course. Before I get into the review proper, I just want to say a few words about what transpired when one of the authors of the Charles Bargue Drawing.

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Graydon Parrish, one of the editors of the book, sent me a very nice email having read this review, and considering how critical I was, coursr was very polite. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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Lessons in Classical Drawing: But if you are actually going to use the book I would suggest that you try to find the least expensive copy you can get, since you will destroy the value of the book during copying.

This education was common to all the visual arts, including commercial variants like industrial design. Hardcoverpages. Letter, Legal, and Tabloid aka Ledger 8.

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Michelangelo in particular was instrumental in this change of charlrs perception of the artist. I also learned an invaluable of approach, that of working from the general to the specific. Let’s hike up the demand for this book so that it comes back into print! Essential Techniques from Inside the Atelier.

The Bargue-Gerome Drawing Course is a complete reprint of a famous, late nineteenth century drawing course. Hi paul i bought jon de martins book would this similar our should i invest in charles book. In order to use the book for practice you have to lay it open on a copy machine to copy the images. Some people talk about spending 50 hours getting one drawing right. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of I bought the book. Gerald Ackerman was born in California.

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This book forced me to slow down, get humble, and put in the work. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. A typical art education in the 19th century would begin with drawing from casts of Greek and Roman statues. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Parrish was not too displeased as I read your review and the points seem quite fair. If you clurse this in, you will be marked as a spammer.


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John Magna rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Share your thoughts with other customers. The Renaissance marked a return to the natural and idealised forms of classical Greek and Roman art, but now often in the service of the Church. To be a really functional tool for drawing practice at least some of the plates should have been cleaned up, printed separately as loose pages, and available barvue size.