The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

[a Course in Enhancing Creativity and Artistic Confidence]

Book - 1999
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Penguin Putnam

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

Translated into thirteen languages, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is the world's most widely used drawing-instruction guide. People from just about every walk of life—artists, students, corporate executives, architects, real estate agents, designers, engineers—have applied its revolutionary approach to problem solving. The Los Angeles Times said it best: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is "not only a book about drawing, it is a book about living. This brilliant approach to the teaching of drawing . . . should not be dismissed as a mere text. It emancipates."

Baker & Taylor
An updated and expanded edition of a classic revolutionary guide to developing drawing talent includes a discussion of the newest brain research, explorations of selfexpression, a revised section on the use of color, and much more. Simultaneous. 50,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
Translated into thirteen languages, with more than 2.5 million copies sold, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is the world's most widely used drawing instruction book.

& Taylor

Helps the reader gain access to right-brain functions, which affect artistic and creative abilities, by teaching the skills of drawing through unusual exercises designed to increase visual skills

Publisher: New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, c1999
Edition: 2nd rev. ed
ISBN: 9780874774245
Characteristics: xxv, 291 p., [12] pages of plates : ill ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Edwards, Betty


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Mar 02, 2015

This is the one drawing book that everyone, not just artists, should read.

Aug 29, 2010

This is an incredible resource for beginner artists. Betty Edwards can teach a non-artist the skills necessary to become very successful.

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