Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

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Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is the world's most widely used drawing instruction book. Whether you feel you hve little talent and you doubt you could ever learn, or you enjoy drawing but have been unable to get much beyond a childlike level, this book will show you how to gain the skill that you have always wanted. If you are already drawing as a professional artist or are an artist-in-training, it will give you greater confidence in your ability and deepen your artistic perception.

This new edition has been dramatically revised, with more than 50 per cent new material, including:

Recent developments in brain research that relate to drawing

New insights on the use of drawing techniques in the corporate world and in education

Instruction on self-expression through drawing

Ways to step beyond black and white drawing into colour

Detailed advice on how to apply the five basic skills of drawing to solve problems

See how the astonishing success of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain - responsible for teaching millions to draw - can work for you, too.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 292 pages
  • 190 x 229 x 26mm | 748.43g
  • Collins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Exp. and updated ed.
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0007116454
  • 9780007116454
  • 11,027

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'Not only a book about drawing, it is a book about living. This brilliant approach to the teaching of drawing...should not be dismissed as a mere text. It emancipates.' Los Angeles Times
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About Betty Edwards

Dr. Betty Edwards is professor emeritus of art at California State University in Long Beach. She received her doctorate from UCLA in art, education, and the psychology of perception.

Dr. Edwards has been profiled by the Los Angeles Times and the Seattle Times, Reader's Digest, Time, New York, Intuition magazine and the Today show. She speaks regularly at universities, art schools and companies including AT&T, the Walt Disney Corporation and the Apple Corporation. She lives in Santa Monica, California.
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