Writings and Drawings

Author: James Thurber

Publisher: Library of America


Category: Fiction

Page: 1004

View: 9172

Gathers previously uncollected cartoons and humorous stories
Posted in Fiction

Writings and drawings

Author: John James Audubon,Christoph Irmscher

Publisher: N.A


Category: Art

Page: 942

View: 8038

Gathers the naturalist and artist's journals, memoirs, and letters, as well as a selection of his well-known bird illustrations.
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eso-exoteria, allegorical writings and drawings

Author: Baltasar

Publisher: Baltasar

ISBN: 8822810112

Category: Philosophy

Page: N.A

View: 328

…what I am about to dance, is a roundabout dance, around myself. A dervish-like dance, a circular dance, a silent dance ... that disorients me, unbalances me, and sets before me, while I continue to see an image of myself, the truth on my inability to know the Truth. My knowledge blurred by ignorance, by prejudice, and by lies… …a wonderful condition that is difficult to grasp if you insist on seeing, and experiencing, the human condition only within the mono-dimensional space of the immanent. A unique condition is that of man, since he is gifted with Reason and Sentiment, simultaneously. Two different forces that, if combined, indicate a direction towards which man was not looking. A direction that, perhaps, leads to other cognizable conditions of a superior order…
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Peake's Progress

Selected Writings and Drawings of Mervyn Peake

Author: Mervyn Peake,Maeve Gilmore

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9781590206935

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

View: 5994

Mervyn Peake (1911-1968) was a prolific and astonishingly original writer and artist, who touched at one time or another on almost every literary form. Peake¹s Progress is a selection, compiled by his widow, Maeve Gilmore, from every period of his work as a writer and draughtsman. It contains a remarkable work from childhood. ?The White Chief of the ?Umzimbooboo Kaffirs,¹ the early ?Mr. Slaughterboard,¹ which foreshadows the Titus books, two plays, ?the Wit to Woo¹ and ?Noah¹s Ark,¹ a broadcast version of ?Mr. Pye,¹ and a generous selection of Peake¹s short stories, poems and nonsense verses as well as his drawings. Including a new preface written by Mervyn Peake¹s son, Sebastian, this edition of Peake¹s Progress is published to coincide with the centenary of Peake¹s birth.
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Writings and Drawings for the Child in Us All

Author: Jonathan Cott

Publisher: Summit Books


Category: Art

Page: 636

View: 6537

An anthology which includes poems, fables, plays, short stories, and cartoons.
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Stravinsky the Music-maker

Writings, Prints and Drawings

Author: Hans Keller,Milein Cosman

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

ISBN: 0907689698

Category: Music

Page: 242

View: 9475

Hans Keller's text and Milein Cosman's vibrant illustrations combine to produce a unique and enlightening book on Stravinsky.
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Children’s Writing and Drawing as Design

The Remarkable in the Unremarkable

Author: Diane Mavers

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136919600

Category: Education

Page: 162

View: 8271

Children’s everyday text making is remarkable in its very ordinariness. This book investigates the multiple ways in which children make meaning as they draw and write – in copying, online messaging, spelling ‘mistakes’, shading, layout – at home and at school, on the page and on the screen.
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The Other Side

A Collection of Writings and Drawings

Author: MD Andre Churchwell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692128947


Page: 176

View: 3682

Creative wanderings of a Renaissance man.
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A Tommy's Sketchbook

Writings and Drawings from the Trenches

Author: Henry Buckle,David Read

Publisher: History PressLtd

ISBN: 9780752466057

Category: History

Page: 160

View: 3415

‘Shall have to be about all night, for have charge of this particular bit of trench. Have now made close acquaintance with the brilliant lights we have seen breaking over No Mans Land. They are fired from a large pistol, one of which I have in my pocket now, also a supply of cartridges for same. On anything the least bit suspicious happening out in front during the hours of darkness, a shot from this pistol fired up in the air after the style of a rocket will produce a very brilliant light lasting over half a minute as it falls to the earth. It is a very useful affair, for the imagination absolutely runs riot during the darkness. The night is hardly half gone, but have used 12 or 14 cartridges already to convince the boys that there is nothing moving "out there".Lance Corporal Henry Buckle’s drawings and writings are a window onto the Western Front as one man saw it. His charming colour sketches are a rare and exquisite insight into trench life that cannot fail to amuse and move the observer. This book truly allows you to experience the Great War at first hand.
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Joyce Wieland

Writings and Drawings 1952-1971

Author: Joyce Wieland

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN: 9780889843219

Category: Art

Page: 219

View: 1703

Joyce Wieland (1930-1998) is legendary for her contribution to the development of contemporary visual arts in Canada. A self-described `cultural activist' she is best known for celebrating Canadian national identity and bringing forward feminist issues within the predominantly male art culture of the time. Initially a painter and filmmaker, she also embraced traditional women's media such as quilts and sewn collages. In her mind, the landscape and ecology of Canada was female. Issues of gender and nationality were interchangeable. Concern with the protection of Canadian confederation and gender issues would repeatedly surface in her quilts, films and assemblages. Wieland was left in the care of an older sister after the death of both of her parents. She took solace in drawing and creating comic strips. During her high-school years, she was encouraged to enroll in the visual art program. Later, work as a graphic designer and at an animation house provided her with techniques that would be used in future art production. In 1956, Wieland married the artist Michael Snow. Two years later, she had her first solo show and, by 1961, she was represented by Toronto's leading art dealer, Avrom Isaacs, of the Isaacs Gallery. Wieland then immersed herself in the New York art scene, relocating there with Snow in 1962. She turned to the underground filmmaking community. Most of her own films were made during her stay in the city and shown at local festivals. Many of Wieland's ideas, including nationalism and feminism were formulated in New York during this time away from Canada. Cooling Room II (1964) shows the influence of American pop culture and filmmaking on her work. Alongside a toy airplane and an image of a sinking ship, a heart cut out of red material hangs to dry on a clothesline. A series of coffee cups with lipstick stains mark the passage of time. The predominance of red and white suggest an equation between heartbreak, disaster and the colours of the Canadian flag. Confedspread (1967), playfully composed of numerous sewn squares of colorful plastic and synthetic fillers, is Wieland's first attempt at using the quilt format as a vehicle of expression. More quilts would follow: Reason Over Passion (1968) echoed the words of Pierre Trudeau. Her retrospective at the National Gallery in 1971 was its first ever for a living woman artist. In it, she introduced ideas of artistic collaboration to the public by contracting groups of sewers to help create the quilts. Joyce Wieland's prolific career lasted over thirty years and established her as an icon of Canadian art history. She is credited with introducing ideas and breaking conventions that contributed significantly to the development of contemporary art in Canada.
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This Strange Wilderness

The Life and Art of John James Audubon

Author: Nancy Plain

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 0803284012


Page: 136

View: 7115

Birds were “the objects of my greatest delight,” wrote John James Audubon (1785–1851), founder of modern ornithology and one of the world’s greatest bird painters. His masterpiece, The Birds of America depicts almost five hundred North American bird species, each image—lifelike and life size—rendered in vibrant color. Audubon was also an explorer, a woodsman, a hunter, an entertaining and prolific writer, and an energetic self-promoter. Through talent and dogged determination, he rose from backwoods obscurity to international fame. In This Strange Wilderness, award-winning author Nancy Plain brings together the amazing story of this American icon’s career and the beautiful images that are his legacy. Before Audubon, no one had seen, drawn, or written so much about the animals of this largely uncharted young country. Aware that the wilderness and its wildlife were changing even as he watched, Audubon remained committed almost to the end of his life “to search out the things which have been hidden since the creation of this wondrous world.” This Strange Wilderness details his art and writing, transporting the reader back to the frontiers of early nineteenth-century America.

The Writings and Drawings of Leonardo Da Vinci

Order and Chaos in Early Modern Thought

Author: Robert Zwijnenberg,Leonardo (da Vinci)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780521632393

Category: Art

Page: 232

View: 7932

This study is an effort to understand why writing and drawing were so important to Leonardo da Vinci, who, over the course of his lifetime, filled about 15,000 pages with texts and images. Focusing on the fragmentary and chaotic character of his notes, Robert Zwijnenberg also examines the influence of important cultural developments during the Italian Renaissance, as well as the work of fellow intellectuals such as Cusanus, Alberti, Taccola, and Francesco di Giorgio Martini. Zwijnenberg's study sheds new light on linear perspective and anatomy, the artist's most favored fields of study.
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Primary Composition Notebook Story Journal

Educational Writing and Drawing Handwriting Activity Workbook

Author: Dakota Sky Journals

Publisher: Little Flower Collage

ISBN: 9781723929649

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 82

View: 7982

This fun Journal starts the writer out with a table of contents page for logging and organizing drawings and writings, followed by prompts to help personalize their book. Inside, there are dashed midline handwriting pages with drawing space. The alphabet is printed on the back cover and inside of the book on tracing and writing practice pages at the back (last pages). The practice pages are for both print and cursive. If the young writer has not yet begun to learn cursive, this is a fun way to introduce them. This is a fun and cute handwriting activity book that can help young ones write neater while having fun drawing and creating stories. This is the best draw and write journal!· 80 Sheets 160 Pages· 8.5x11 in. - 1⁄2 in Rule, 1⁄4 in Dotted, Dashed Midline· Traditional Handwriting Book with Dashed Midline· Tracing Practice Pages for Print & Cursive· Drawing and Writing Space· Table of Contents to Organize Writings/Drawings· Compatible with: D'Nealian and Zaner-Bloser Styles· Teacher to Student Gift· Educational Gift· My 1st Diary7 Writing LinesHandwriting Practice Pages: Educational Activity Book with Dot Dashed Midline on Paper.Print and Cursive Primary Notebook; Grade School Student Worksheets (with Space to Write and Draw Pictures)pre-k, young fives, k-4, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th grade school students (homeschool)Pretty Bright Fall Colorful Flower Cover
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Primary Composition Notebook Story Journal: Educational Writing and Drawing Handwriting Activity Workbook

Author: Kai Journals

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781723741241

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 82

View: 1164

This fun Journal starts the writer out with a table of contents page for logging and organizing drawings and writings, followed by prompts to help personalize their book. Inside, there are dashed midline handwriting pages with drawing space. The alphabet is printed on the back cover and inside of the book on tracing and writing practice pages at the back (last pages). The practice pages are for both print and cursive. If the young writer has not yet begun to learn cursive, this is a fun way to introduce them. This is a fun and cute handwriting activity book that can help young ones write neater while having fun drawing and creating stories. This is the best draw and write journal!
Posted in Juvenile Nonfiction

Writing on Drawing

Essays on Drawing Practice and Research

Author: Steve Garner

Publisher: Intellect Books

ISBN: 1841502006

Category: Art

Page: 188

View: 8285

An increased public and academic interest in drawing and sketching, both traditional and digital, has allowed drawing research to emerge recently as a discipline in its own right. In light of this development, Writing on Drawing presents a collection of essays by leading artists and drawing researchers that reveal a provocative agenda for the field, analyzing the latest work on creativity, education and thinking from a variety of perspectives. Writing on Drawing is a forward-looking text that provokes enquiry and shared understanding of contemporary drawing research and practice. An essential.
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Beyond Modularity

A Developmental Perspective on Cognitive Science

Author: Annette Karmiloff-Smith

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262611145

Category: Psychology

Page: 234

View: 4760

Taking a stand midway between Piaget's constructivism and Fodor's nativism, Annette Karmiloff-Smith offers an exciting new theory of developmental change that embraces both approaches. She shows how each can enrich the other and how both are necessary to a fundamental theory of human cognition. Karmiloff-Smith shifts the focus from what cognitive science can offer the study of development to what a developmental perspective can offer cognitive science. In Beyond Modularity she treats cognitive development as a serious theoretical tool, presenting a coherent portrait of the flexibility and creativity of the human mind as it develops from infancy to middle childhood. Language, physics, mathematics, commonsense psychology, drawing, and writing are explored in terms of the relationship between the innate capacities of the human mind and subsequent representational change which allows for such flexibility and creativity. Karmiloff-Smith also takes up the issue of the extent to which development involves domain-specific versus domain-general processes. She concludes with discussions of nativism and domain specificity in relation to Piagetian theory and connectionism, and shows how a developmental perspective can pinpoint what is missing from connectionist models of the mind.
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