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The Brochure Series Of Architectural Illustration, Vol 1, No. 2. February 1895.

Byzantine-Romanesque Doorways in Southern Italy

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,850 / 24 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.1
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 809
Added to site: 2005.02.19
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Genre: History
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of a trip, one should be prepared to work in all sorts of ways,--to make measured drawings, sketches, color notes, squeezes, rubbings, sections with the lead; to study from plates and make T-square sketches, scratch-book notes, photographic notes, and memory sketches.

"Travelling students are apt to place too much value on perspective sketches. Good ones make a nice showing on returning home, but they are of little value to any one but the maker. It is usually possible to find photographs of the things over which one spends so many hours making pretty sketches. But sketches do have a certain value in teaching rendering, and encourage the habit of observing closely the effect of light and shade.

"Beautiful pencil sketches may be made on English metallic paper by simply drawing the shadows on carving in full sunshine: colored papers are very useful to gain quick effects with the use of Chinese white. A pad of Whatman water-color paper, imperial size, is much better to work on than a small cramped little

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