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    DescriptionP> The ideal gift for any artist on your list-or a keepsake item of your own! A revised edition of the classic drawing book that has sold more than 1.7 million copies in the United States alone.Translated into more than seventeen languages, "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" is the world's most widely used drawing instruction book. Whether you are drawing as a professional artist, as an artist in training, or as a hobby, this book will give you greater confidence in your ability and deepen your artistic perception, as well as foster a new appreciation of the world around you. This revised/updated fourth edition includes: a new preface and introduction; crucial updates based on recent research on the brain's plasticity and the enormous value of learning new skills/ utilizing the right hemisphere of the brain; new focus on how the ability to draw on the strengths of the right hemisphere can serve as an antidote to the increasing left-brain emphasis in American life-the worship of all that is linear, analytic, digital, etc.; an informative section that addresses recent research linking early childhood "scribbling" to later language development and the importance of parental encouragement of this activity; and new reproductions of master drawings throughout A life-changing book, this fully revised and updated edition of "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" is destined to inspire generations of readers to come.


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    Title
    Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Betty Edwards
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 284
    Width: 193 mm
    Height: 239 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 739 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781585429219
    ISBN 10: 158542921X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: JM
    DC22: 741.2
    BIC E4L: ART
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AFF
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    DC21: 741.2
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15820
    Libri: I-AT
    BIC subject category V2: AGZ
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A03400000, A11245020
    BISAC V2.8: ART010000, PSY034000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: NC730 .E34 2012B
    Edition
    4
    Edition statement
    4th
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Jeremy P Tarcher
    Publication date
    26 April 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Los Angeles
    Author Information
    Betty Edwards speaks regularly at universities, art schools, and companies. Now retired from her position as professor emeritus of art at California State University in Long Beach, Edwards received her doctorate from UCLA in art, education, and the psychology of perception. Dr. Edwards has been profiled on the "Today" show and in "Time," among other magazines and newspapers. She lives in California.
    Review quote
    2013 Nautilus Books for a Better World Silver winner as Best Creative Process Book