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Title:
The new drawing on the right side of the brain
Author:
Edwards, Betty.
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Edition:
Second revised edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xxv, 291 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
General Note:
Rev. and expanded ed. of: Drawing on the right side of the brain. 1993.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780874774191

9780874774245
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Helps the reader gain access to right-brain functions, which affect artistic and creative abilities, by teaching the skills of drawing through unusual exercises designed to increase visual skills.


Author Notes

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.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. x
Introductionp. xvii
1. Drawing and the Art of Bicycle Ridingp. 1
2. The Drawing Exercises: One Step at a Timep. 11
3. Your Brain: The Right and Left of Itp. 27
4. Crossing Over: Experiencing the Shift from Left to Rightp. 49
5. Drawing on Memories: Your History as an Artistp. 67
6. Getting Around Your Symbol System: Meeting Edges and Contoursp. 87
7. Perceiving the Shape of a Space: The Positive Aspects of Negative Spacep. 115
8. Relationships in a New Mode: Putting Sighting in Perspectivep. 137
9. Facing Forward: Portrait Drawing with Easep. 161
10. The Value of Logical Lights and Shadowsp. 193
11. Drawing on the Beauty of Colorp. 229
12. The Zen of Drawing: Drawing Out the Artist Withinp. 247
Afterword: Is Beautiful Handwriting a Lost Art?p. 253
Postscriptp. 267
Glossaryp. 275
Bibliographyp. 279
Indexp. 283