Charles Bargue Drawing Course. Louis will be on hand to help students to understand the effects of light and shadow, creating the illusion of form on paper. Charles Bargue and Jean-Leon Gerome has ratings and 13 reviews. Melinda said: This drawing course is the most effective I have ever used. I am sure t. Many people have heard of “The Drawing Course” by Charles Bargue. The wonderful book above, by Gerald M Ackerman, is something you.

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It certainly made correcting mistakes a breeze. A couple of other points from the original review bear addressing here too: If you plan to do the Bargue Drawing Course, you need to buy the book. Nov 09, Serge Pierro rated it it was amazing Shelves: I owe and everyone else who gets a copy of the Bargue book owes Graydon and Gerald Ocurse a debt of thanks for getting this invaluable material published at all.

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: Charles Bargue: Drawing Course (): Gerald Ackerman, Graydon Parrish: Books

If you want to study figurative drawing, look up Bargue drawings on YouTube to see what sight-size technique vargue about, then google for the pr No point in reading this unless you are reading with charcoal in your hand. This drawing course is the most effective I have ever used.


I hope another publisher with a better idea of how to go about their business produces a more usable, better constructed one. If you just love drawing and have money to burn, you should buy it. They are incredibly perfect copies of plates student artists did of them — back in the s. Of course there are exceptions.

Books by Gerald M. Dec 10, Laura rated it it was amazing. Read reviews that mention drawing course charles bargue learn to draw dahesh museum van gogh highly recommend classical drawing human figure bargue drawing long time jean-leon gerome academic drawing master drawings well worth art history drawing skills anyone interested cast drawings bargue and jean-leon drawing methods.

Some needed to be cleaned up to be usable. You actually have to do the drawings!

In order to redress the balance somewhat, I would like to point out, as I have in various other pages on this site, that this book has been an absolute godsend in my ongoing efforts to train myself to draw.

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Charles Bargue and Jean-Leon Gerome: Gloria Carrera rated it it was amazing Sep 15, More of a really worthwhile addition. Thank you for your review! Description Nearly plates from the master drrawing famous drawing course of the late 19th century comprise drawings of casts, chiefly from antiquity; lithographs in the style of famous drawings by Renaissance and modern masters; and nudes by Bargue himself.

The writer Gerald Ackerman is an art historian who went to Florence to study how to use this course at the atelier of Daniel Graves and Charles Cecil before writing this book. I had always wanted to see what it looked like, and now I’m probably going to buy a copy and work my way through it as well.

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Just run it off and be blessed. It was remade from the original in Thanks for doing this review sir! Kathy rated it really liked it Aug 01, Get to Know Us. As a side note, there is an e-version of this information that is available online in digital form with plates that have been restored and are in a high resolution format, videos, etc at less than half the cost.

Students were expected to copy these drawings with great accuracy, producing work which was to all intents and purposes indistinguishable from the originals, assuming they were up to the job.

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The Speed book was written at the turn of the century, so the language barguw seem a little difficult to modern ears. Some plates needed some tweaking because they were too dark or not dark enough. Terry rated it liked it May 11, The review below is quite critical of some aspects of the book, partly as a result of the frustrationI was experiencing at the time.