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The Resource Learning to look at paintings, Mary Acton

Learning to look at paintings, Mary Acton

Label
Learning to look at paintings
Title
Learning to look at paintings
Statement of responsibility
Mary Acton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Mary Acton shows how you can develop visual, analytical and historical skills in learning to look at and understand an image by analysing how it works, what its pictorial elements are and how they relate to each other. --from publisher description
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Acton, Mary
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Painting
  • Painting
  • Visual perception
Label
Learning to look at paintings, Mary Acton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed. published: 1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-253) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1.
  • Composition.
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • Space.
  • p. 29
  • 3.
  • Form.
  • p. 56
  • 4.
  • Tone.
  • p. 88
  • 5.
  • Colour.
  • p. 118
  • 6.
  • Subject-matter.
  • p. 135
  • 7.
  • Drawing and its purposes.
  • p. 175
  • 8.
  • Looking at prints.
  • p. 202
  • Conclusion.
  • use of comparison as an aid to looking.
  • p. 228
  • App. 1.
  • Some questions to ask yourself when standing in front of a painting.
  • p. 233
  • App. 2.
  • Glossary of some art terms.
  • p. 234
  • References and further reading.
  • p. 247
  • Index.
  • p. 254
Control code
ocn298914820
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxxvi, 267, [30] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780415435178
Lccn
2008019950
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
Learning to look at paintings, Mary Acton
Publication
Note
Previous ed. published: 1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-253) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1.
  • Composition.
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • Space.
  • p. 29
  • 3.
  • Form.
  • p. 56
  • 4.
  • Tone.
  • p. 88
  • 5.
  • Colour.
  • p. 118
  • 6.
  • Subject-matter.
  • p. 135
  • 7.
  • Drawing and its purposes.
  • p. 175
  • 8.
  • Looking at prints.
  • p. 202
  • Conclusion.
  • use of comparison as an aid to looking.
  • p. 228
  • App. 1.
  • Some questions to ask yourself when standing in front of a painting.
  • p. 233
  • App. 2.
  • Glossary of some art terms.
  • p. 234
  • References and further reading.
  • p. 247
  • Index.
  • p. 254
Control code
ocn298914820
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxxvi, 267, [30] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780415435178
Lccn
2008019950
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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