Charles Bargue and Jean-Leon Gerome has ratings and 13 reviews. Melinda said: This is the book that Van Gogh used to teach himself. The reading of. The Charles Bargue Drawing Course by Charles Bargue, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Charles Bargue Drawing Course (Cours De Dessin) Review I owe (and everyone else who gets a copy of the Bargue book owes) Graydon.

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Thank you for the review. I had already seen adults make huge strides by using this course in dedicated art curricula, where each student had already identified themselves as artists, but this success was on a different level. The Renaissance marked a booo to the natural and idealised forms of classical Greek and Roman art, but now often in the service of the Church. This is the book that Van Gogh used to teach himself. Join over other artists and get free updates.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Drawing Course by Gerald M. That would be a really good option too. I hope another publisher with a better idea of how to go about their business produces a more usable, better constructed one. Description Nearly plates from the master teacher’s famous drawing course of the late 19th century comprise drawings of casts, chiefly from antiquity; lithographs in the style of famous drawings by Renaissance and modern masters; and nudes by Bargue himself.

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In Part 3, I sometimes had a tiny section left and was too cheap to put it onto another page.

Kathy rated it really liked it Aug carles, I have some questions how does Bargue book differs from Harold speed and Juliette aristides book?. Sheikh Tajamul rated it really liked it Apr 20, In order to redress the balance somewhat, I would like to point out, as I have in various other pages on this site, that this book has been an absolute godsend in my ongoing efforts to train myself to draw.

If you plan to do the Bargue Drawing Course, you need to buy the book. High to Low Avg.

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It certainly made correcting mistakes a breeze. Drawing Course Mar 16, The first part is a series of drawings from casts, the second part a series of copies of old master drawings. That idea now informs everything I do. Looking for beautiful books? A typical art education in the 19th century would begin with drawing from casts of Greek and Roman statues.

Low to High Price: Apr 09, Dottie Suggs rated it it was amazing Shelves: I also learned an invaluable of approach, that of working from the general to the specific.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Nazli rated it it was amazing Aug 09, bague Well, what follows is entirely my personal opinion, so take it with a pinch of salt if you like. The Bargue Drawing course is not something that can appreciated with a cursory look. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: English Choose a language for shopping. Other books in this series.


I’m a mostly self-taught artist. This bokk course is the most effective I have ever used. I learned the technique of sight size from this book, which I now apply to great benefit in much of my other work.

I have added bok the research as added information the printing of your post. The book appears to have been a labour of love on the part of Graydon and his co-editor,Gerald Ackerman. You have to get your charcoal out and draw. Chadles that, all you have to do is tape them together, and voila, you have your full-size plate to copy. The theoretical excesses of modern art have been matched and even out-done by modern composers. The Bargue Drawing Course has an interesting history.

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Charles Bargue Drawing Course (Cours De Dessin) Review

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Lists with This Book. Neha Vats rated it liked it Dec 16, It explains pretty much the right way to do the course.

I have just started using this course after drawing and painting most of my life, and feel that it will be very beneficial.