Drawing -- The Purpose

Edited by Leo Duff and Phil Sawdon

Edited by Leo Duff and Phil Sawdon

Distributed for Intellect Ltd

128 pages | 74 halftones | 9 x 7 | © 2008
Paper $28.50 ISBN: 9781841502014 Published February 2009
To clear their minds and organize their ideas, artists will often start projects by drawing sketches. Drawing asks why artists and designers use drawing in that way to kick-start their creative thinking, considering the application of drawing and its various uses across disciplines. From the interdisciplinary perspectives of archaeology, jewelry design, illustration, and landscape architecture, this innovative volume highlights how drawing is used in the professional world. With examples from both contemporary and historical contexts, Drawing will be an invaluable resource for practitioners and scholars seeking a rationale for why we draw.
 
Contents
Acknowledgements
Introduction
 
Chapter 1:  Drawing with Purpose in Politics
Dave Brown
 
Chapter 2:  Drawing Archaeology
Dr Helen Wickstead
 
Chapter 3:  Drawing with Science
Sarah O'Hana
 
Chapter 4:  Reflection on Time Spent Drawing: Towards Animation
Pat Gavin
 
Chapter 5:  Drawing: A Tool for Designers
Dr Russell Marshall
 
Chapter 6:  None, Yet Many Purposes in My Works
Lin Chuan-chu
 
Chapter 7:  Information without Language
Nigel Holmes
 
Chapter 8:  Landscape - Drawing - Drawing - Landscape
Susan Hale Kemenyffy
 
Chapter 9:  Hew Locke on Drawing and Sculpture
In conversation with Dr. David Cottington
 
Chapter 10:  Drawing is a Way of Reasoning on Paper
Andrew Selby
 
Index
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