Kimon Nicolaides was born in Washington DC in He grew up exposed to the aesthetic experience because his Greek father imported Asian artefacts. Mar 10, Explore Kate Norberg’s board “Kimon Nicolaides” on Pinterest. | See more ideas about American art, Cosmic and Oil on canvas. Download The-Natural-Way-to- ( MB). Locale: en.

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Despite his family’s opposition, he niclaides in fact become an art student, during which he attended the Art Students’ League in New York Citywhere he studied with John Sloan and George Bridgman.

Results 1 to 12 of There are reasons this book has been in print for three generations and to ignore them or worse, misunderstand them, when writing about it is to do injury to the memory of a great art teacher. Even an inanimate object is full of energy as the atoms race around. Read more Read less.

Books by Kimon Nicolaides. To make it work ,you’ll have to do exercises in developing visual perception and hand-eye coordination that kimoj still taught in drawing classes today, but getting them from Nicolaides, and therefore outside of a classroom or even an atelier-environment, is like tightrope walking without a net: Please try again later.

It is necessary to rid yourself of the tyranny of the object as it appears. I’m planning to work my way through the year’s worth of exercises in the book and record my thoughts about the process. The quality of absoluteness, the note of authority, that the artist depends upon a more complete understanding than the eyes alone can give.


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If anybody who has worked with this book before has any thoughts on getting that feeling that your pencil is touching the figure I’d love to hear them. I hate mysticism-type talk.

Oct 31, Sharon rated it it was amazing. I found it an extremely effective method to teach observation and drawing. It’s a rigorous concentrated program if you decide to follow it through as he wrote it down.

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Knowing comes form a constant effort to encompass reality with all of your senses, all that is you. That’s the reason I chose this book because I want drawing to become as natural to me as breathing or walking. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In light of my education an This text was used as a loose framework for my college level drawing course. This book will really and truly teach you how to draw and how to understand what drawing is and what it is not.

If you keep making scribbles for hours [The time Nicolaides allocates] You will end up creating scribbles.

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Jul 29, Erin Panjer rated it it was amazing. I normally do not review art books, as there are others who do better than that beside me, but in nicoladies book, Nicolaides is the exact archetype of the nonsensical art educator: I have difficulty drawing curves that I can see clearly with my eye. Vai cat poate sa imi placa, dintre tot ce am citit si vazut kimo asta mi se pare cea mai potrivita pentru mine. Nicolaides was an art teacher from an earlier age when representative art produced by hand meant something.


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Aug 17, Abigail 42stitches rated it it was amazing Shelves: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. March 23rd, So at the end of this week I just have a few thoughts about what I’ve done so far. March 22nd, 4. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

Grinnikend door het leven December 24th, Man can make only the rules. I’ve noticed that I have a lot of mental blocks when it comes to drawing, and I know that it’s these mental blocks more than anything that are holding me back.

Feb ,imon, Jacob Russell rated it it was amazing. Robert Beverly Hale Author. Personally I found that it was difficult for me to get that feeling while also maintaining a my patience.

Much practice is necessary The written parts of this books are long-winded and only marginally useful. Buy the selected items together This item: Gesture is movement in space.

I have bought this book twice. By NajamQ in forum Art Discussions.