Basic Design: The Dynamics of Visual Form

9781910065891: Basic Design: The Dynamics of Visual Form

Maurice deSausmarez describes how students working on their own, without art school facilities or expensive equipment, can pursue a course of study which will reveal to him the fundamental pictorial elements of all artistic expression and the dynamic forces contained in these elements.Clarifying a subject about which there has been some confusion of thought and containing a very wide variety of magnificent illustrations, this book will be of great value to professional and amateur young artists. It is a 'must use' for all art teachers and art students.Reissued to coincide with a centenary exhibition of his work at the University of Leeds in October 2015,followed by an exhibition at the Redfern Gallery in London in Spring 2016. There will be a national media campaign to publicise the exhibitions.

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Maurice de Sausmarez, who died in 1969, was formerly Head of Department of Fine Art in the University of Leeds and was Principal of the Byam Shaw School of Drawing and Painting in London. His own work is known and collected internationally.

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