Buy The Natural Way to Draw: A Working Plan for Art Study by Kimon Nicolaides (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Free UK delivery on. Hello, I’ve recently started working with Kimon Nicolaides’ book The Natural way to draw and I’ve started this sketchbook as a way to hold. Kimon Nicolaides was born in Washington DC in He grew up exposed to the aesthetic experience because his Greek father imported Asian artefacts.

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What has resulted is an entirely different response from the critiques here at WC.

It has only to do with the act of correct observation and by that I mean a physical contact with all sorts of objects through all the senses. Teaching you to draw without any basis of actual observation. Before the 20th century, artists practiced drawing from life for several hours a day for years, and I don’t think they used anything like Nicolaides blind contour scribbles.

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Paperbackpages. I have bought this book twice. Jul 29, Erin Panjer rated it it was amazing. I don’t think I’ve found that feeling so if anybody is familiar with the book I would love to hear your thoughts.

Kimon Nicolaides – The Natural Way to Draw

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Not that I am all that aware of everything in it, but I think it has merit. When I let myself go and follow the instructions it’s just plain fun and the result is great art.

I would love to get feedback on all this but I also hope that my work here can help other people who are looking to improve as well.

But there are nevertheless two important types of exercises that he sets out in his work that are of great value: I find that doing drawing exercises feels good, a lot of times trying to do a “good drawing” can be very stressful and I find that focusing on an exercise and not worrying too much about the result makes it a lot easier for me to just draw. First of all, Gesture drawing is intended for artists to use to relieve the stiffness in their drawings and to capture life in the figure, Problem for Nicolaides: He felt that drawing well had nothing to do with technique, aesthetics or anything else.

I would add that the exercises outlined therein still hold value for the most seasoned visual artist and are the equivalent of scales for the musician.

Jul 16, Rob Dhillon rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nicolaides’ believers claim that classical methods only teach you how to copy things. This book helped in all sorts of ways to do quality surgery with excellent results.


The Natural Way to Draw

He grew up exposed to the aesthetic experience because his Greek father imported Asian artefacts. I am now reading this text again after 30 years since my first reading.

This exercise was somewhat confusing, it was hard to decide which way to move my pencil across the figure at certain sections. DanielsK5iJeffreyvojinAlkoEljay76adaliu.

Kimon Nicolaides and The Natural Way to Draw

The premise of the book, a teacher told me, is excellent but you won’t learn if you don’t follow the schedule and its impossible nowadays to follow the schedule. December 24th, Further to this, I have also found that my drawing from photos has improved as well and here’s the most significant thing for me. October 11th, Receive your free drawing lessons right in your inbox every week. March 22nd, 3. At certain times I felt that my results had mass and at other they did not and I haven’t exactly figured out what causes the difference.

Last edited by CoolArtiste: Follow the lessons laid out by hours of blind drawing, more hours of contour, more of values and voila – you’re a bonafide artist.