The graphic arts :
a treatise on the varieties of drawing, painting, and engraving : in comparison with each other and with nature /
by Philip Gilbert Hamerton.
|Main Author:||Hamerton, Philip Gilbert, 1834-1894.|
New York : Macmillan and Co., 1882.
Art > Art / Technique.
Importance of material conditions in the graphic arts. The distinction between useful and aesthetic drawing. Drawing for aesthetic pleasure. Educational influences of the graphic arts. Right and wrong in drawing. of outline. Of the classic and the picturesque lines. Of drawing by areas. Of drawing by spots. Pen and ink. Auxiliary washes. The silver point. The lead-pencil. Sanguine, chalk, and blck stone. Charcoal. Water monochrome. Oil monochrome. Pastel. Tempera. Fresco and its substitutes. Painting in oil and varnish. Painting in water-colurs. Painting on tapestry. Wood-engraving. Etching and dry point. Line-engraving. Aquaint and mezzotint. Lithography.
xvi, 384 p.,  leaves of plates :
ill. (some col.) ;
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