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Drawing Lessons from the Famous Artists School: Classic Techniques and Expert Tips from the Golden Age of Illustration - Featuring the work and words ... illustrators (Art Studio Classics) Paperback – 1 Jun 2017


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  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Rockport Publishers (1 Jun. 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1631591223
  • ISBN-13: 978-1631591228
  • Product Dimensions: 21.9 x 1.3 x 25.7 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 539,599 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"If only we students of art could learn from some of the best picture makers of the 20th Century. As a young professional many years ago, I studied the principles set down in the Famous Artist School for decades, and at quite a price tag I might add. What a pleasure to discover this budget-minded treasure trove of word and picture from the superstars of American illustration. It includes such luminaries as Norman Rockwell, Harold Von Schmidt, Albert Dorne, and oh so many others. Absolutely invaluable!" -- Steve Huston, author of Figure Drawing for Artists

About the Author

Stephanie Plunkett is the deputy director and chief curator of the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, she is the recipient of a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Pratt Institute and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts, and has served as the curator of many exhibitions exploring the art of Norman Rockwell and the field of illustration. Plunkett began her professional career in the field of museum education at the Brooklyn Museum, where she designed and taught programs for children, school groups, and families, and has also held positions at the Brooklyn Children's Museum and the Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington, New York. She lives in Sharon, Connecticut. 

Magdalen Livesey is President and Managing Editor of Cortina Learning International, Inc., publishers of distance learning materials in foreign languages and English as a second language; and of the Famous Schools Courses in painting and commercial art, writing, and photography. She has worked closely with the FAS Guiding Faculty on updates to the classic art courses while supervising the publication of online versions of the Art Foundations, Painting, Illustration/Design, and Cartooning Courses.


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