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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They might even charge you more for enlarging it. Composition Arthur Wesley Dow.

Charles Bargue and Jean-Leon Gerome: Drawing Course

Showing of reviews. Following a period of drawing from casts, students would move on to copying old masters. The concepts, too, are based in the world view of that time. Only a purist who really wants to learn how to draw very well could appreciate this book.

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

Sheikh Tajamul rated it really liked it Apr 20, In fact, it was totally absurd. Want to Read saving…. Nov 09, Serge Pierro rated it it was amazing Shelves: Daniel Pogue rated it really liked it Feb 08, To understand it properly, some cours of how academic art was taught in the late 19th century, when it was published, will help.

The Renaissance marked a return to the natural and idealised forms of classical Greek and Roman art, but now coursse in the service of the Church.

I am new to techniques of drawing. Just finished my first drawing. Some people baggue about spending 50 hours getting one drawing right. No point in reading this unless you are reading with charcoal in your hand. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: This education was common to all the visual arts, including commercial variants like industrial design.


I’m a mostly self-taught artist.

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Each reproduction costs as much as your average art book by itself. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Acr Edition; 3rd edition October 16, Language: Students were expected to copy these drawings with great accuracy, producing work which was to all charlez and purposes indistinguishable from the originals, assuming they were up to the job.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Feb 16, Scott rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is simply astounding. First is that the plates are way too small to be useable for sight size drawing. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

The quality of the binding is, in my opinion, very poor. Oct 29, Loree rated it really liked it Recommends it for: 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 courae in reading this unless you are reading with charcoal in your hand.

Tyler Hunt rated it liked it Dec 31, See all customer images. Well, what follows is entirely my personal opinion, so take it with a pinch of salt if you like. Some plates needed some tweaking because they were too dark or not dark enough. Do it the right way and the jump to painting in black and white and then color is a breeze. Essential Vourse from Inside the Atelier.


Perspective Made Easy Ernest Norling. Bargue crystallized a method to learn drawing about yrs.

C. Bargue Drawing Course

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. These plates are supposed to be taped up onto a drawing board with the copies done beside them, brgue same size, the better to judge the accuracy of the copies. It was remade from the original in There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Vol 1 plates are all whole-page drawings.

In order to use the book for practice you have to lay it open on a copy machine to copy the images. It is interesting to know that van Gogh worked through this course more than once on his own and Picasso copied these plates at the Barcelona Academy.

I had already seen adults make huge strides by using this course in dedicated art curricula, where each student had already identified themselves as artists, but this success was on a different level.