Discover inspiration from the best artists working today, drawing instruction for students and artists of all skill levels, and art history relevant to the modern artist.
All 20 issues of Drawing magazine are in PDF format, so they’ll work on almost any computer (PC or Macintosh) and can be viewed with Acrobat Reader 6.0 or higher (a free program).
Here are just some of the articles you’ll find on this easy-to-use CD:
• Drawing Fundamentals: Introductory lessons to key drawing principles, including drawing simple three-dimensional forms, the basics of shading, choosing which materials are right for you, basic colored pencil techniques, learning by copying the work of other artists, figure-drawing strategies, and contour drawing.
• Master Instruction: detailed explorations of such subjects as measuring the proportions of a figure, modeling complex forms using light and shadow, designing a landscape composition, foreshortening, combining digital and traditional methods, the Bargue approach, advanced linework, anatomical sketching, using toned paper, the proportions of the head, adapting your methods and materials to your specific purpose, botanical drawing, using Renaissance materials, the nuances of specific body parts, and drawing with a quill pen.
• Inspiration From Some of Today’s Best Artists: Enjoy and learn from the work of leading contemporary artists, including Jon deMartin, Don Gale, Anthony Ryder, Susan Lyon, Michael Mentler, Thomas Kegler, Gary Greene, Scott Waddell, Dan Gheno, Sabin Howard, Alexey Steele, Phyllis Trout, Zach Johnsen, Kerry Brooks, Jason Bard Yarmosky, Whitfield Lovell, Kenneth J. Procter, Julio Reyes, Ethan Murrow, Ian Ingram, Noah Buchanan, Kate Sammons, Julian Farrar, Matthew Collins, Ira Korman, Jen Hagen, and Mark Tennant.
• Art History: In-depth articles exploring such topics as Renaissance Venice, Surrealism, satire and caricature, French academic art, the Spanish masters, Edward Hopper, Romare Bearden, and the rivalry between Michelangelo and Raphael.