DRAWING THE DRAPED FIGURE GEORGE BRIDGMAN PDF

In these pages George Bridgman–a longtime instructor at New York’s Art Student League and one of the nation’s foremost teachers of figure drawing–offers. Read Drawing the Draped Figure by George B. Bridgman by George B. Bridgman by George B. Bridgman for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the. The Paperback of the Drawing the Draped Figure by George B. Bridgman at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Many art students and professionals have mastered the art of depicting unclothed figures, but still have trouble accurately rendering clothing or other forms of draped cloth. Part of the problem—before this book came along—was that there was a lack of concise and simple instruction on the subject, and much that was written was too vague to be helpful.

This comprehensive, rdaped book was created to solve the problem. In these pages George Bridgman—a longtime instructor at New York’s Art Fiigure League and one of the nation’s foremost teachers of figure drawing—offers expert advice on depicting draped figures.

To express the multitudinous forms it takes, one should learn to express in a direct way the different characters of folds, for each one plays its individual part as distinctly apart as actors play their different characters upon the stage.

Mastery of these principles is the key to realistic portrayal of garments, as well as the proper rendering of cloth in still lifes. The straightforward, easy-to-follow text is illustrated by of Bridgman’s own sketches and diagrams, reproduced from pencil renderings in crisp halftones. Art students, teachers, and professionals alike are sure to welcome this inexpensive republication of a practical, hands-on manual by a master of figure drawing.

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Gigure you like to tell us about a lower price? Part of the problem — before this book came along — was that there was a lack of concise and simple instruction on the subject, and much that was written was too vague to be helpful.

In these pages George Bridgman — a longtime instructor at New York’s Art Student League and one of the nation’s foremost teachers of figure drawing — offers expert advice on depicting draped figures. Read more Read less. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Book of a Hundred Hands Illustrated. Editorial Reviews From the Back Cover Many art students and professionals have mastered the art of depicting unclothed figures, but still have trouble accurately rendering clothing or other forms of draped cloth.

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Generations of students have learned the principles of anatomy and figure drawing from his books, which rank among Dover’s most popular art instruction texts.

Product details File Size: Dover Publications March 8, Publication Date: February 9, Sold by: Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review. Read reviews that mention draped figure bridgman book drawing drawings drapery artist clearly examples basic fabric laws photographs art descriptions draw illustrations poor. Showing of 25 reviews.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Bridgeman is an indispensable teacher of human anatomy even though he worked in the early 20th centurybut this isn’t the best book out there.

The drawings are too loose and sketchy to see clearly what he is describing. He goes through the seven typs of folds all right, but they need to be illustrated more three dimensionally. I’d choose this over Hogarth’s book, though, because Bridgeman’s written descriptions are to the point, and at least the drawings aren’t overdone. The world cries out for the definitive book on drapery: I saw one once on a guy’s desk in an animation studio, it looked like it was written in the ’50s, but I can’t remember the name; it had superbly elegant drawings and lean, no-nonsense explanations of the 7 folds.

I made some copies, but not of the title. Oh well, Bridgeman will have to do. It looks like they have blown up It looks like they have blown up small drawing example to fit it larger printing. Can not recommend this book. After reading the other very positive review, I’m wondering if we have two different books! I was looking forward to receiving this book as I’ve been experimenting drawing folds and clothing lately, but needed some guidance.

I thought this book would provide it.

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There are several problems. The drawings are almost incomprehensible line drawings that give no clear picture of exactly what’s going on in the various kinds of folds.

There’s a lack of useful photographs. The poor printing quality doesn’t help. The text gives no “laws” of folds such as: Georeg fabric will always bend this way if it hangs that way, etc. In a bookstore in Italy recently I saw a book by Hogarth on the same subject.

Though it was in Italian, the drawings showed much more clearly exactly what’s going on with clothing in various positions and movements. With text in English, I can only imagine it will be far more helpful to me than this Bridgman book. I’m just happy the Bridgman book was inexpensive. As I was reading this book I kept thinking this must be a reprint of something written in the s. The writing style had that cumbersome approach of much older ‘how to’ books.

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In fact the book is a reprint of another book called “The Seven Laws of Folds”, and I suspect it was orignally a book meant for sculptors. The examples are charcoal? Most of well known statues. The descriptions really don’t seem to apply to fogure at all. I tried looking through the eyes of a would-be sculptor while Drapeed read. Only then did the book darped useful. Unfortunately, I xraped another complaint.

The example sketches are, well, terrible. Many of them I could not make out. There are photographs in the book as well that are so badly reprinted I really have no georbe what they’re sposed to be. There needs to be a better book to help people draw ‘the draped figure.

A good reference book on this subject.

Bridgman is a good source for drawing instruction. This was a Christmas Gift. Maybe there just isn’t THAT much to be said about draped figures. I think the illustrations were ok from a learning perspective but the descriptions of could have used some work. Maybe it was just me See all 25 reviews. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Set up a giveaway.

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