Drawing Magazine, Fall 2015 Table of Contents

The fall issue of Drawing is hot off the presses, and as usual it’s loaded with artistic advice and inspiration. The issue focuses on the human body, with inspiring figure drawings from both Old Masters and a wide variety of contemporary artists. Other articles focus on choosing the write paper, drawing ellipses, and the role of artists in World War II.

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Feature Articles

Drawing People
Inside an international survey of contemporary figure drawing. Interview by Austin R. Williams

More Than Human
The red-chalk drawings of Andrea del Sarto stand as one of the great achievements of the Renaissance. By Jerry N. Weiss
Click here to read more about this exhibition.

Drawing Fundamentals: Drawing the Head in Red and White Chalk
A detailed demonstration of a classical process for drawing the head. By Jon deMartin

Sketches of War
A new book tells how a group of artists took their skills to the front lines in World War II. By John A. Parks

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Making Dummy Land Mines, by George Vander Sluis, 1943, ink. Photo: Jeff Vander Sluis. From the book “The Ghost Army.”

Figures of Chaos
Bruce Samuelson uses a spontaneous process to create his fractured spaces and ambiguous forms. By Austin R. Williams
Click here to see an online gallery of work by Bruce Samuelson.

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Untitled, by Bruce Samuelson, 2013, pastel and charcoal on rag board, 18 1/2 x 22.

Columns

Material World: Paper Pushers
By Sherry Camhy

First Marks: How to Draw Ellipses
By Margaret Davidson

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by Margaret Davidson. Illustration for “How to Draw Ellipses.”

New and Notable: Joel Daniel Phillips
By Michael Woodson
Click to see a bonus gallery of portrait drawings by Joel Daniel Phillips.

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