Charles Bargue Drawing Course. Louis will be on hand to help students to understand the effects of light and shadow, creating the illusion of form on paper. 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. Charles Bargue (c. / – April 6, ) was a French painter and lithographer noted for devising an influential drawing course.
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Apr 09, Dottie Suggs rated it it was amazing Shelves: Trivia About Charles Bargue an The book is essentially a collection of plates that offer various degrees of difficulty.
Sep 15, Melinda rated it it was amazing Shelves: I hope another publisher with a better idea of how to go about their business produces a more usable, better constructed one. The first part is a series of drawings from casts, the second part a series of copies of old master drawings. You actually have to do the drawings! I also learned an invaluable of approach, that of working from the general to the specific. Each reproduction costs as much as your average art book by itself.
Oct 12, Michael Springer rated it it was amazing. Christopher rated it it was ok Jun 30, You have to get your charcoal out and draw. Want to Read saving….
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The Charles Bargue Drawing Course
It explains pretty much the right way to do the course. Of course there are exceptions.
The Bargue Drawing course is not something that can appreciated erawing a cursory look. The consensus was that this was due to the low standard of the work the students were copying. Books by Gerald M. Secondly, Graydon has told me since writing this that they did want to have at least some of the plates included loose-leaf in the original size, but it was a no go with the publisher.
Hi Linda, Thanks for letting me know. Jul 16, LemontreeLime rated it really liked it Shelves: And how deserving they were of that pride! This volume will be of great interest to professional artists, art students, art historians, and collectors. This is simply astounding. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This drawing course is the most effective I have ever used. Shipped within 3 to 6 days. Le Cours de dessin de These plates are supposed to be taped up onto a drawing board with the copies done beside them, the same size, the better to judge the accuracy of the copies.
Fawaz Ali rated it it was amazing Aug 08, It was a design course, for designers! On with the review.
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. I do think it would have been nice for the authors or publisher to at least offer a full size version of the lithos in pdf vrawing.
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This education was common to all the visual arts, including commercial variants like industrial design. Which is good for beginner? That idea now informs everything I do. Yep, I just got the book too.
Charles Bargue and Jean-Leon Gerome: Drawing Course
In order to redress the balance somewhat, I would like to point out, as I have in various other pages on this site, that this book has been an absolute godsend in my ongoing efforts to train myself to draw. They were lighter overall, but had nice gradation.
Art students will find it a practical and progressive introduction carles realistic figure drawing. Though I have only gotten through the first few drawings, this is probably the best way to learn drawing if you cannot take part in atelier training.