Drawing: Summer 2014 Table of Contents

The summer 2014 issue of Drawing is out now, and it’s full of articles about still life, pastel, and other drawing topics. Click here to get your copy.

SF Gray Study, by Jimmy Wright, pastel

In this issue you’ll find:

Visions of Sunflowers
Questions and answers with Jimmy Wright, one of America’s leading pastelists. Interview by Austin R. Williams
Click here to read a bonus installment of our interview with Jimmy Wright.

William Beckman: Confronting the World
Monumental charcoal drawings that ask equally monumental questions. By John A. Parks

Drawing Fundamentals: The Features—Drawing the Mouth and Nose From Any Perspective
A series of short demonstrations to help you draw the features from any angle. By Jon deMartin
Click here to see two bonus demonstrations from this story.

Information, by John Rise, 2012, graphite, 40 x 30.

Finding Meaning in the Man-Made
John Rise’s still lifes tell stories both public and personal. By Austin R. Williams

Small Objects, Big Lessons
Five still life exercises reveal the formal and philosophical underpinnings of drawing. By Austin R. Williams

Masterpieces of the Detroit Institute of Arts
An inside look at 10 of the greatest drawings from one of the Midwest’s finest institutions. By Austin R. Williams

An Interior Perspective
How to use perspective to place figures and decorative elements in a scene. By Anthony Baus

Zebra–La Specula, Florence, by Lara Scouller, 2006, pastel, 20 x 24.

Material World: Pastel Pointers, Past and Present
By Sherry Camhy

First Marks: Sketching Asymmetrical Shapes
By Claire Watson Garcia

New and Notable: Lara Scouller
By Michael Woodson

 

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