Betty Edwards is professor emeritus of art at California State University in Long Beach, California. She is the author of The New Drawing on the Right Side of the, the world's most widely used drawing instructional, which has been translated into thirteen foreign languages with U.S. sales of almost three million copies. She speaks regularly at universities, art schools, and companies, including the Walt Disney Corporation and the Apple Corporation.
This book has taught me to observe carefully more than anything else. It has honestly caused me to observe everything around me with more detail.Published 20 months ago by student
This is a fantastic step-by-step drawing guide. Anyone without drawing experience could learn and improve by following the simple exercises.Published on Jan. 20 2013 by LittleRed179
All you need to know about drawing is in here. If you want to buy one book about drawing, buy this one!
It is brilliant, simple and addictive. Read more
The book's underlying theory about the two hemispheres of the brain and their respective functions is simplistic to the point of being silly, but the drawing exercises are useful... Read morePublished on May 19 2011 by James Marina
This book is an interesting read but if you are looking for real direction on learning to draw there is too little instruction and a whole lot of philosophy.Published on July 27 2009 by Carol Carruthers
I have just started drawing and lathart, and this is the book I needed to get on the right trackPublished on Jan. 1 2008 by Artist
This would be a good book for someone who really has no experience with drawing. I don't think she had to keep trying to prove her methods with scientific eveidence, though, it... Read morePublished on Oct. 5 2005 by Annie
no need to repeat the very thorough description that liquidbabe gave. i put this book down five different times vowing not to finish the rest. Read morePublished on Sept. 25 2005 by fredhedd