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Identifier: teachersmanualfo00clar
Title: Teachers' manual for the Prang course in drawing for graded schools, books 1-6
Year: 1897 (1890s)
Authors: Clark, John Spencer Prang Company Hicks Mary D Perry, Walter Scott
Subjects: Drawing -- Study and teaching
Publisher: Boston. Prang educ. co.
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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dy. Let the same or a different position be chosen for the model, and have a second sketch made, this time on drawing-book page 6. Letthe first drawing be in light lines ; then when the ap-pearance has been carefully shown, finish in lines ofvarying strength, farther parts in fainter lines, nearerparts in stronger lines. Much additional practice will be found desirable inorder to cultivate the power of observing changes in theappearance of this type-form and of objects resemblingit. Pupils should be encouraged to do home sketchingand to collect printed illustrations showing similar forms.Encourage them to look at such illustrations critically ;,that is, to look for beauty and accuracy to be enjoyedand emulated and also to look for faults to be avoided.Many hastily prepared illustrations found in advertising catalogues, etc., show thevery same errors into which pupils fall; but if these errors are discovered as some-thing to be shunned, their study will have a certain value of its own.

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EXERCISE VII. Decoration. Historic Ornament. Rosette. Refer to pages 6 and 31 of this manual for notes on the general purpose andprinciples of decorative art. The figure given on page 7 of the drawing-book shows a form of ornamentwhich has been a favorite for many hundreds of years and among many differentpeoples. Sometimes men gathered their idea from a flower like a daisy. Sometimesthey gathered it from watching the rising sun. Liold times figures very like this werecarved or painted on the walls of great temples for religious worship. Now we findit used for its beauty, not only in architecture, but also in wall papers, furniture, allsorts of woven goods, silver and china ware. Many beautiful variations of this par-ticular form can be devised by studying flowers, noticing the number and curvatureof the flower petals. The essential thing about a rosette is that it shall consist of acentre and some definite number of like figures arranged about this centre. A very satisfactory way in

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Date: 2014-07-29 05:09:30

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