Drawing – a complete guide || Giovanni Civardi

Most of this first appeared as Giovanni Civardi’s Complete Guide to Drawing, but this smaller format edition also includes the volume on The Nude.

It’s a sound introduction to drawing in pencil and the smaller page size makes it more manageable, but also means that you have to strain slightly to read the text, which has also been reduced. The style is best described as “classic”, meaning that it’s all well done, but perhaps slightly dated. If you don’t mind that, and it’s the technique that’s more important to you, then this is a book it’s hard to better. If your eyesight’s not 100%, however, best buy a pair of stronger reading glasses as well.

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