BCC Art 120D Drawing I, Room C256
Instructor:† Linda Thomas
There is no required text.† Handouts will be distributed to augment instruction.† I recommend that you look at drawing books to introduce yourself to drawing examples and techniques.† The BCC Library is an excellent resource.† There are books and magazines covering theory, technique, criticism, artistsí lives, etc.
Betti, Claudia Drawing: A Contemporary Approach. NC, 730, B43, 1992
Chaet, Bernard, the Art of Drawing.† NC730, C45, 1983
Goldstein, Nathan, The Art of Responsive Drawing.† NC740, G6, 1977
Hale, Robert B. Drawing Lessons from the Great Masters. 1964
Mendelowitz, A Guide to Drawing.† NC730, M396, 1982
Powell, William, Perspective. (BCC Bookstore)
Norling, Ernest R., Perspective Made Easy: A Step-by-Step Method for Learning the Basics of Drawing.
Howard J. Creative Drawing,
Inspiration and Biography (a written response/review will be given extra credit)
Bayles, David, and Orland, Ted. Art and Fear, Capra Press, 1993
Lord, James. A Giacometti Portrait, Noonday Press, 1965
Mann, Thomas, Tonio Kroger, 1903
Ringold, Faith, We Flew Over the Bridge, Little Brown and Co. N.Y., 1995
Ben, The Shape of Content,
Virginia Woolfe, A Room of Oneís Own, Harcourt Brace, Jovanovich, Inc., 1929
Yanagi, Soetsu. The Unknown Craftsman, Kodansha International, 1990
Gair, Angela, Artistís Manual: A Complete Guide to Painting & Drawing Materials. (Costco)
Wright and Horton, An Introduction to
Art Techniques. D.
Mayer, Ralph. The Artistís Handbook of Materials and Techniques, Viking, orig. 1940
Lauer, David A., Design Basics, 4th ed. 2000, Excellent intro. To 2-D Design) Powellsbooks.com