Lessons in Chalk Modeling; The New Method of Map Drawing [100 Illustrations] with Introduction and Suggestions on the Use of the Map

Lessons in Chalk Modeling; The New Method of Map Drawing [100 Illustrations] with Introduction and Suggestions on the Use of the Map

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...to be represented is hard and rocky, and another soft and yielding, and you have observed this fact in relation to the whole, you will naturally show it in the quality of line you use. No other hints can be given that will help you so readily to the artistic touch as this, together with the hints given in our last lesson as to the necessity of _an adequate knowledge of form and of relationships or proportions. Fig. 11. A water-parting high and mountainous. It shows its rocky structure in the-harsh and "liney" quality of the work as well as in the surface contour. The paper is left white for the streams of water. On the blackboard, when drawing maps with chalk, use charcoal for the rivers, as in the rapid delineation of such maps it takes too much time to save spaces for them; and at the best it is such an exaggeration of the width of streams, that it misleads the pupil. Fig. 12 represents a low water-parting. Xotice the texture of line, soft and yielding, produced by thinking, knowing and feeling that the surface was not rocky, but a somewhat sandy soil, mixed with a little loam. Perspective isshown by less of detail in the distance than in the foreground; the trees in the latter being more accurately drawn, as well as taller. The poplars at the right of the picture also show that the ground is a little 'uneven, as the distant ones seem to be partially below a slight rise in the surface. Fig. 13 is a map or bird's eye view of a height of land worn down by streams running in different directions, leaving the water-parting sharply defined. A little sketch of the sea shore (Fig. 14) illustrates another quality of "touch." In depicting water rolling irresistibly on, a mighty force dashing against the shore and...show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236860934
  • 9781236860934