Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
A Course in Enhancing Creativity and Artistic ConfidenceBook - 2012
"Translated into more than seventeen languages, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain i s t he world's most widely used drawing instruction book. Whether you are drawing as a professional artist, as an artist in training, or as a hobby, this book will give you greater confidence in your ability and deepen your artistic perception, as well as foster a new appreciation of the world around you. This revised/updated fourth edition includes: a new preface and introduction; crucial updates based on recent research on the brain's plasticity and the enormous value of learning new skills and utilizing the right hemisphere of the brain; new focus on how the ability to draw on the strengths of the right hemisphere can serve as an antidote to the increasing left-brain emphasis in American life-the worship of all that is linear, analytic, digital, etc.; an informative section that addresses recent research linking early childhood "scribbling" to later language development and the importance of parental encouragement of this activity; and new reproductions of master drawings throughout."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Tarcher/Penguin, c2012
Edition: Definitive, 4th ed
Branch Call Number: 741.2 E26d 2012
Characteristics: xxxiii, 284 p. : ill. ; 23 cm