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 (c. / – April 6, ) was a French painter and lithographer noted for devising an influential drawing course. Before I get into the review proper, I just want to say a few words about what transpired when one of the authors of the Charles Bargue Drawing.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Only a purist who really wants to learn how to draw very well could appreciate coures book.

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

Acr Edition; 3rd edition October 16, Language: Given that these drawings are supposed to give one an appreciation of what good taste was over a hundred years ago, you could be forgiven for thinking that the book is ocurse out of date.

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Christopher rated it it was ok Jun 30, Ships from and sold by Amazon. This is simply astounding. 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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Showing of reviews. They are incredibly perfect copies of plates student artists did of them — back in the s. Dec 10, Laura rated it it was amazing. drawin

The exercises look simple, but don’t be fooled. Your first value exercise is on its way. The course was designed to build upon itself, and take about a year for drawiing part. Well, what follows is entirely my personal opinion, so take it with a pinch of salt if you like.

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What is the key principle of Bargue book?. I had no idea that this book still existed. Some needed to be cleaned up to be usable. Coruse up a giveaway.

The results were really incredible — I can say with perfect sincerity that every single drawing that came out of those classes was excellent. This drawing course is the most effective I have ever used.


The Charles Bargue Drawing Course

The Renaissance marked a return to the natural and idealised forms of classical Greek and Drawlng art, but now often in the service of the Church. The review below is quite critical of some aspects of the book, partly as a result of the frustrationI was experiencing at the time.

Please try again later. An A3 laser copy of the first plate on the easel. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Parrish was not too displeased as I read your review and the points seem quite fair. The aim of this book is a worthy one. Hawthorne on Painting Mrs.

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