The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain


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When Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain was first published in 1979, it hit the New York Times bestseller list within two weeks and stayed there for more than a year. In 1989, when Dr. Betty Edwards revised the book, it went straight to the Times list again. Now Dr. Edwards celebrates the twentieth anniversary of her classic book with a second revised edition.Over the last decade, Dr. Edwards has refined her material through teaching hundreds of workshops and seminars. Truly The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, this edition includes:

the very latest developments in brain research
new material on using drawing techniques in the corporate world and in education
instruction on self-expression through drawing
an updated section on using color
detailed information on using the five basic skills of drawing for problem solving

Title:The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
Edition Language:English
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    The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Reviews

  • Ahmed

    This book is a double-edged sword: On one side you have this immediate almost magical improvement in your drawing, on the other hand it's not good for long term improvement.My first drawing after read...

  • Robin

    I've had several abortive attempts to learn to draw and paint over the last ten years. Part of the problem is that I become frustrated at how difficult it is to draw accurately and in proportion, and ...

  • Trevor (I sometimes get notified of comments)

    I’ve just finished reading a A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future – essentially a series of book reviews on books the author found interesting and in which he hopes to be able...

  • Ahmad Sharabiani

    Drawing on the right side of the brain: a course in enhancing creativity and artistic confidence = Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Betty EdwardsOriginally published: 1979. The New Drawing on t...

  • Garrett Zecker

    I can't believe that I am going to say this, but there is a chance that after reading this book and doing the exercises that I can draw a little bit. I mean, really. My drawings at this stage without ...

  • Majken

    1) This book is based on a completely outdated view on neuroscience, the left brain-right brain terminology is nonsensical, 2) This is not a book for people interested in learning how to draw in a cla...

  • Parka

    Coincidentally, one week before I bought the book at the bookshop, there was a student asking for 5 copies. This is a very popular title that frequently pops up when people ask for recommendation on b...

  • Yoby

    I had an art class that used this book as one of the textbooks. It immeadiately changed the way I viewed things. It was one of the pivotal books of my life (I ought to include that as a tag.)When I ho...

  • Tamar...playing hooky for a few hours today

    I read this book in 1989 and it is amazing. For those with the heart of an artist but none of the talent (like me), it teaches a whole new way to look at and draw things. I remember that I enjoyed man...

  • Teri

    My son and I are currently working through this with the accompanying DVD and workbook. I've never drawn from life before (only from two-dimensional photographs), but already a few lessons in, I've be...