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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Jul 03, Brayden rated it it was amazing Shelves: Kathy rated it really liked it Aug 01, I just received my own Bargue copy today and it did not let me down. Ships from and sold by Amazon. This book forced me to slow down, get humble, and put in the work. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

I hope another publisher with a better idea of how to go about their business produces a more usable, better constructed one. First is that the plates are way too small to be useable for sight size drawing.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. If a full scale charcoal rendering takes 50 hours, it takes 50 hours.

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They have staining and other signs of age that make the process of drawing them accurately much more bargeu than it should be. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Hi paul i bought jon de martins book would this similar our should i invest in charles book. Buy the selected items together This item: And hargue might even end up with a better idea of what this drawing course is about if I manage to stay on the point for more than five minutes at a time.


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But then, neither is any art book. They were lighter overall, but had nice gradation. Though I have only gotten through the first few drawings, this is probably the drawong way to learn drawing if drawiny cannot take part in atelier training.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I also learned an invaluable of approach, that of working from the general to the specific. The Bargue-Gerome Drawing Course is a complete reprint of a famous, late nineteenth century drawing course.

Now check your email. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help drading find your new favourite book. No point in reading this unless you are reading with charcoal in your hand.

Each reproduction costs as much as your average art book by itself. In Part 3, I sometimes had a tiny section left and was too cheap to put it onto another page. The Elements of Drawing John Ruskin. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Those poor Renaissance artists had to drqwing lots of time and energy re-learning what their Medieval brothers and sisters had forgotten, how to represent nature faithfully.


But, the course was created to make drawing easy, effortless, and natural. The Bargue course is the one that Vincent Van Gogh worked his way through twice on his own. Really is a challenge but as an artist all of my life, it is a wonderful challenge, your crit was fair, anmd I do agree about the pages would have been better loose for this prupose. Lessons in Classical Drawing: Looking for beautiful books?

This is one of the few drawing books that I find truly worth my money. Customers who bought this item also bought.

It must be said also that the publishers do make the point that the book is only partly intended as a course for students. Watch these videos on youtube to learn how to properly use the bargue plates. The exercises look simple, but don’t be fooled. The quality of the binding is, in my opinion, very poor.

They wanted to see the legal proof, which I showed them in the front of the book, but after that it was all fine.

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