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How to Draw and Paint

Getting started sketching and drawing from life.

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Useful information from the 1890 about drawing and painting. A list of contents includes: Outlines, Light and Shade, Perspective, Sketching from Nature, Artistic Anatomy, The Principles of Color, The Art of Painting, Colors, Landscape and Marine Painting, Portrait Painting, and Composition.
A good introduction.

How to Draw and Paint


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