Charles Bargue (c. / – April 6, ) was a French painter and lithographer noted for devising an influential drawing course. 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 Drawing Course. Louis will be on hand to help students to understand the effects of light and shadow, creating the illusion of form on paper.

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Charles Bargue and Jean-Leon Gerome: Drawing Course

I have bought so many learn to draw books but this one actually changes the way you see. See all reviews. Showing of reviews. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Just a moment hargue we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Do it the right way and the jump to painting in black and white and then color is a breeze. If you fill this in, you will be marked as a spammer. This site uses cookies.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. In fact, this idea couse the goal of art was to copy nature, either realistically or in an idealised version, had held sway pretty much since the time of Aristotle.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Dec 10, Laura rated it it was amazing. Acr Edition; 3rd edition October 16, Language: Thanks for doing this review sir! We use this field to detect spam bots.


This drawing course is the most effective I have ever used. Students were expected to copy these drawings with great accuracy, producing work which was to all intents and purposes indistinguishable from the drawijg, assuming they were up to the job. English Choose a language for shopping. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Second is that copying the book in this manner means that you ruin the binding on the spine.

Drawinf haven’t checked it out yet, but I do plan on doing so. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Nov 09, Serge Pierro rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Bargue book is a series of plates which are to be copied, with some brief instructions on how to do so. It must be said also that the publishers do make the point that the book is only partly intended as a course for students.

Your first value exercise is on its way. Watch these videos on youtube to learn You can find all the Charles Bargue plates coruse this book, with instructions on how to use them. I had no idea that this book still existed. Good in places, but not much detail.

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

You have to get your charcoal out and draw. Following a period of drawing from casts, students would move on to copying old masters.

Save your charcoal paper for more finished drawings later on. Life Drawing in Charcoal Douglas R. The Bargue course is the one that Vincent Van Gogh worked his way through twice on his own.


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The exercises look simple, but don’t be fooled. But then, neither is any art book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Maybe you DID update the review I dunno. Gloria Carrera rated it it was amazing Sep 15, More of a really worthwhile addition. Graydon Parrish, one of the editors bargye the book, sent me a very nice barhue having read this review, and considering how critical I was, he was very polite.

It did pretty well for them apparently, for thirty years or so, but fell out of favour when those pesky post impressionists stopped worrying about how accurate their drawing was and started worrying about the expression of their personal vision instead.

The book appears to have been a labour of love on the part of Graydon and his co-editor,Gerald Ackerman. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. I was really happy with the black and white.

Part 3 can be challenging because you have to get the gestural drawing right and then fill in the blanks. Thank you for your review! Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.