Charles Bargue (c. / – April 6, ) was a French painter and lithographer noted for devising an influential drawing course. 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. 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.

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Oct 29, Loree rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I learned the technique of sight size from this book, which I now apply to great benefit in much of my other work. Firstly, the plates are much smaller than the originals, which means that they have to be blown up if you want to do a proper job of copying them.

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The Bargue Drawing Companion from the www. Life Drawing in Charcoal Douglas R. We use this field to detect spam bots. It was remade from the original badgue Want to Read saving….

Gerald Ackerman was born in California. Apr 09, Dottie Suggs rated it it was amazing Shelves: For twenty years, he was a professor of art history at Pomona College in California.

The first part is a series of drawings from casts, the second part a series of copies of old master drawings. This book is a reproduction of the entire Bargue drawing course, together with some extra information about Bargue himself and a few other tidbits, including excellent coverage of the technique of sight size drawing.

Bargue did some wonderful paintings, good choice!

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The book is 25 x 27cm in size. Sheikh Tajamul rated it really liked it Apr 20, Guide to Landscape Painting J.

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These days there are even some videos on YouTube that teach Bargue’s methods. Book ratings by Goodreads.

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It managed to straddle the two main camps cahrles academic art at the time, one of idealisation of nature along the lines of Raphael, what you might call classicism, the other a part of the growing realist movement which held that art should be honest, including being truthfully ugly if the subject was ugly.

Nazli rated it it was amazing Aug 09, Not everyone wants to do the full course.

They might even charge you more for enlarging it. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Having read his email, I do believe that the book was published with altruistic motives, and that getting it into print was no small task.

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