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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Email for contact not necessary: This is the best book on drawing that has ever been written, and it’s the only one I still own.

The Natural Way to Draw

When you’re done, you have a firm foundation to go figure out how you want to draw. Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends. 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.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. If anybody who has worked with this book before has any thoughts on getting that feeling nicolaies your pencil is touching the figure I’d love to hear them. Dec 15, Linny rated it really liked it Shelves: Practice nicolaodes, EnoughTheory. His father was finally won over by his obvious seriouness and financed his instruction at the Art Students’ League – under Bridgman, Miller, and Sloan.


My daughter bought me the paperback version of this book after I bought the digital version. Read more quotes about ‘Beginning’ Submit one or more quotes by Kimon Nicolaides.

This exercise was somewhat confusing, it was hard to decide which way to move my pencil across the figure at certain sections. I went from not being to draw at all to being able to do the self-portrait I’ve posted with this review.

Kimon Nicolaides and The Natural Way to Draw

Not a stand alone book, but the essential compliment to books with a more traditional approach to figure drawing, with their concentration on incolaides, proportions, representation. Great for the beginner and the expert, this book offers readers exercises to improve their work. See 1 question about The Natural Mimon to Draw…. Kimon Nicolaides Quotes facebook twitter googleplus.

Published February 1st by Mariner Books first published Any advice on these exercises or even on uploading these images in a faster or easier to komon way would be appreciated. Read more quotes about ‘Art’ Submit one or more quotes by Kimon Nicolaides. This text was used as a loose framework for my college level drawing course. Of course the art police are not going to track and hunt you down if you don’t follow the lessons exactly as he described.

Originally Posted by GoodShepperd. This book will really and truly teach you how to draw and how to understand what drawing is and what it is not.


See all customer images. Great exercises for skill building or just practice. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Committing oneself to a technique causes stagnation.

Oh, again, Nicolaides was a god. 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.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Along with useful exercises, there is a wondrous amount of good advice, I see this book as a necessary stepping stone in the road of expression.

Kimon Nicolaides – From the Movement category:. I am now reading this text again after 30 years since my first reading. I’m planning to work my way through the year’s worth of exercises in the book and record my thoughts about the process. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Kimon Nicolaides – The Natural Way to Draw

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