The many people who long to drawabut feel too intimidated to tryawill rejoice at the wonderful first entry in this brand-new creative series. Written by arts educator Steven Aimone, itas packed with solid, friendly, hands-on instruction, as well as inspiring images, and backed by the trusted AARP name. Aimone teaches an accessible style called expressive drawing that emphasizes line and mark, rather than rendering a specific object, which for many people, can create barriers to self-expression. Exercises start off simple and quick, encouraging readers to work on instinct and feeling, while the later ones focus on detail and refinement. The book features hundreds of images of work by well-known artists from Debuffet to Jim Dineaand each chapter includes a profile of someone who came to drawing late in life and achieved recognition.Doodling. All of us have engaged in doodling at some point or another. You know what this means: a kind of mindless scribbling and scratching with no particular purpose. Doodles are often created when the conscious mind is busy, or at least anbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. - 2009|