Abstraction in Art and Nature by Nathan Cabot Hale

By Nathan Cabot Hale

Stimulating, thought-provoking consultant indicates the right way to find a wealthy new layout resource within the abstractions inherent in common varieties. strains of progress and constitution, water and liquid types, climate and atmospheric styles, luminosity, earth colours, many different components are proven to be wellsprings of artistic abstraction. Over 370 pictures and different illustrations.

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Gettens and George L. Stout. (21597-0) FIGURE PAINTING IN OIL, Douglas R. Graves. (29322-X) LIFE DRAWING IN CHARCOAL, Douglas R. Graves. (28268-6) ABSTRACTION IN ART AND NATURE, Nathan Cabot Hale. (27482-9) CREATING WELDED SCULPTURE, Nathan Cabot Hale. (28135-3) FIGURE DRAWING, Richard G. Hatton. (21377-3) HAWTHORNE ON PAINTING, Charles W. Hawthorne. (20653-X) GEOMETRIC PATTERNS AND How TO CREATE THEM, Clarence P. Hornung. (41733-6) THE ART OF ANIMAL DRAWING: CONSTRUCTION, ACTION ANALYSIS, CARICATURE, Ken Hultgren.

People who have lived on farms, or who have otherwise cared for animals, will have recognized this form in the mating process of the creatures that they have cared for. The recognition of these common links of form throughout all of nature is quite staggering. This form principle, in particular, seems to touch at the core of all basic creativity. Particularly so when it is realized that the galactic form is the same form as the coupling sexual union of practically all living creatures. Project: This project will help you to understand the galactic form as well as to draw it.

Drawing this form takes considerable practice, but it is worth doing because it develops great skill. 17. Here are line forms generated by the spinning wave. 18. These examples of line forms are based on the straight line. The spiral and the equiangular spiral can be extended into threet-dimensional forms if you will make your circling movements elliptical instead and stretch the forms upward along a straight line. LINE FORMS BASED ON THE STRAIGHT LINE The most simple straight line form is the Y form, the meeting of three straight lines (Fig.

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