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The Elements of Drawing (1904)

by John Ruskin

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Timeless work by one of the greatest art critics of all time begins with bare fundamentals and offers brilliant philosophical advice from sketching to the laws of color and composition. "The truth behind Ruskin's statements is always clear." — American Artist. 48 illustrations.

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In 'The Elements of Drawing', originally published in 1857, Ruskin reduces the art of drawing to its simplest elements - the making of marks, the perception of shapes and silhouettes before going on to more complex exercises and the use of colour.

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