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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If you fill this in, you will be marked as a spammer. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. We use this field to detect spam bots. Sheikh Tajamul rated it really liked it Apr 20, Only a purist who really wants to learn how to draw very well could appreciate this book.

I owe and everyone else who bartue a copy drawlng the Bargue book owes Graydon and Gerald Ackerman a debt of thanks for getting this invaluable material published at all.

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Charles Bargue and Jean-Leon Gerome: Drawing Course by Gerald M. Ackerman

I have some questions how does Bargue book differs from Harold speed and Juliette aristides book?. Feb 16, Scott rated it it was amazing Shelves: I was really happy with the black and white.


On with the review. In simple terms, academic art institutions and ateliers at that time were mainly concerned with reproducing nature. drzwing

Charles Bargue

Each reproduction costs as much as your average art book by itself. Hardcoverpages. We gave it a shot anyway. This is an essential book for those who wish to learn to draw well.

He is a specialist of Gerome and published studies on other 19th century American and European artists, as courze as on the theory of academic art.

C. Bargue Drawing Course

The exercises look simple, but don’t be fooled. It seems to me so far that section 1 is the essential course and the next 2 are sort of add ons. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. You can find all the Charles Bargue plates in this book, with instructions on how to use them.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of If you want to study figurative drawing, look up Bargue drawings on YouTube to see what sight-size technique is about, then google for the coyrse downloadable pdf of the images, and then get the book and get started.

Book ratings by Goodreads. In fact, this idea that the bargu of art was to copy nature, either realistically or in an idealised version, had held sway pretty much since the time of Aristotle. Parrish was not too displeased as I read your review and the points seem quite fair.


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We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings barguue our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. An amazing rrawing to drawing. The Elements of Drawing John Ruskin. Sujan Maharjan rated it liked it Apr 22, It must be said also that the publishers do make the point that the book is only partly intended as a course for students. Maybe you DID update the review I dunno.

Hi paul i bought jon de martins book would this similar our should i invest in charles book. Being a committed watercolorist for 3 yrs.