Some links to articles about drawing :
“On The Importance of Drawing”
Whenever something looks interesting or beautiful, there’s a natural impulse to want to capture and preserve it – which means, in this day and age, that we’re likely to reach for our phones to take a picture.
Study of a Peacock’s Breast Feather, John Ruskin, 1875
“On the importance of Drawing”
By Mario Naves from his blog: Too Much Art
Following is the text of a lecture I gave at The New York Studio School on April 10, 1996. It was written before Chelsea became the commercial hub of the international art scene–note the antiquated nod to SoHo–and before virtual reality became the cultural legerdemain.
From the Victoria and Alert Museum:
“What is Drawing?”
The term drawing is applied to works that vary greatly in technique. It has been understood in different ways at different times and is difficult to define. During the Renaissance the term ‘disegno’ implied drawing both as a technique to be distinguished from colouring and also as the creative idea made visible in the preliminary sketch.