Kimon Nicolaides – The Natural Way to Draw · Share? KIMON NICOLAIDES was born in Washington, D.C., in How To Draw Comics The Marvel Way. 2 Oct I found this book at an old book store, I am turned off by the fact that this book needs a whole year of work to get through if you follow the. 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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The Natural Way to Draw

Salute to our Partners. Find all posts by DanaT. As your lines are all the same, you are wasting your time.

Originally posted by CoolArtiste As far as contours, I’m talking about blind contours, which is drawing without looking at the paper, and that’s what Nicolaides advocates. Hide this ad by registering as a member October 2nd, 2. Les planning, more doing. I avoided books like this like the plague because I thd never “wrap my brain around that abstract thinking gobbledygook.

The Natural Way to Draw. A year with Kimon Nicolaides

You won’t be drawing anything like Bouguereau and Michelangelo. Jul 29, Pili rated it it was amazing. The fact that someone natjral you on the head and went “aww, aren’t you cute?

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

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In fact, more than anything I’ve started to think about the mental aspects of drawing. Not all activation emails are going out – please use the Contact Us email. 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.

Grinnikend door het leven Particularly my life drawing, which is my aim. One of his students, Gregorio D’Alessio, went into teaching following Nicolaides’ methods and the majority of classical drawing teachers at the Art Students League were students or monitors of Mr.

I read this drqw back in and reread it over and over. I found it an extremely effective method to teach observation and drawing.

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Apr 06, Clay Olmstead rated it thw was amazing Shelves: I couldn’t find very much about Kimon, but it seems he was a part of all this. No current class or open studio that I know of follows the schedule of poses so its impossible to follow the book as he intended. I’m kinda torn about Nicolaides.

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Drawing, on the other hand, should be based on actual understanding of form, observation and actual drawing. October 2nd, 6. It has nothing to do with artifice or technique. 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. Find all threads started by Eugene Veszely.

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Send a private message to bearsclover. June 26th, When you skip Nicolaides’ experiential cohesive gestures, mass drawings and cross contours and straight through to exacting control, your drawings will remain stiff, disconnected and In light of recent reviews, I feel compelled to advocate it. Is “The natural way to draw – Kimon Nicolaides” drww it?