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A Lexicon Of Drawing Problems And Solutions, Johannes H. Von Gumppenberg Jan 2011

A Lexicon Of Drawing Problems And Solutions, Johannes H. Von Gumppenberg

Johannes von Gumppenberg Books

Not so much a "how-to" on drawing, this book of unique art plates adds new insights to modern concepts of composition and design. Its beautiful presentation seeks to please the art collector as well as the student.

A single theme, whose nuggets are scattered throughout, unifies these varied and original drawings done over a period of ten years: Understanding fundamentals enables the modern artist to present "all things in all ways," making the most of both observation and inventiveness.

This volume consists only of images. While including "teaching text" handwritten into the illustrations, at the same time the artist crafted ...


The Intellectual Travels Of An Artist: A Letter To Claire Marcille Gadrow Of Rhode Island School Of Design, Johannes H. Von Gumppenberg Jan 2011

The Intellectual Travels Of An Artist: A Letter To Claire Marcille Gadrow Of Rhode Island School Of Design, Johannes H. Von Gumppenberg

Johannes von Gumppenberg Books

This essay contains reflections on an artist’s education and various teachers, gaps and omissions, and some thoughts on the ideal education for an artist.