Charles Bargue and Jean-Leon Gerome has ratings and 13 reviews. Melinda said: This is the book that Van Gogh used to teach himself. The reading of. The Charles Bargue Drawing Course by Charles Bargue, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Charles Bargue Drawing Course (Cours De Dessin) Review I owe (and everyone else who gets a copy of the Bargue book owes) Graydon.

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Good in places, but not much detail.

There was an error submitting your subscription. We gave it a shot anyway. Drawing Course by Gerald M.

Book ratings by Goodreads. I am sure there are many people that will argue with the efficacy of directly copying master drawings of figures and sculptures, but in my personal experience it has proven to be an excellent way to teach a beginner, as well as barge an accomplished artist’s skills.

I had fharles wanted a copy of this book and was not disappointed when I finally received and chxrles reading – studying the plates inside, a masterpiece. Books by Gerald M. I do believe that this wilful abandonment xharles the traditions of the past has given rise to a growing representational movement which has a strong tendency to hark back to the late 19th century.

So, word to the wise. It was remade from the original in For those who are interested in classical drawing, this book is a must. The quality of the binding is, in my opinion, very poor. If a full scale charcoal bkok takes 50 hours, it takes 50 hours. I do think it would have been nice for the authors or publisher to at least offer a full size version of the lithos in pdf form. These days there are even some videos on YouTube that teach Bargue’s methods.


Let’s hike up the demand for this book so that it comes back into print! Just finished my first drawing. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Hawthorne on Painting Mrs. Each reproduction costs as much as your average art book by itself.

Charles Bargue and Jean-Leon Gerome: Drawing Course

Part of the class required a research paper on the master artist of our choice. The Review The Bargue Drawing course is not something that can appreciated with a cursory look.

Composition Arthur Wesley Dow. 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.

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

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 pr No point in reading this unless you are reading with charcoal in your hand. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The results were really incredible — I can say with perfect sincerity that every single drawing that came out of those classes was excellent. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. It was so gratifying to see how proud the students baegue of their work.


You have to get your charcoal out and draw. Fawaz Ali rated it it was amazing Aug 08, To provide an example: Celtic Art George Bain. Just run it off and be blessed.

Provide feedback about this page. But, the course was created to make drawing easy, effortless, and natural. This volume will be of great interest to professional artists, art students, charled historians, and collectors.

Those poor Renaissance artists had to spend lots of time and energy re-learning what their Medieval brothers and sisters had forgotten, how to represent nature faithfully.

Do it the right way and the jump to barguf in black and white and then color is a breeze. The review below is quite critical of some aspects of the book, partly as a result of the frustrationI was experiencing at the time. This is the book that Van Gogh used to teach himself.