The Drawing Guide: A Manual of Instruction in Industrial Drawing, Designed to Accompany the Industrial Drawing Series. With an Introductory Article on the Principles and Practice of Ornamental Art

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Harper & brothers, 1877 - 205 頁

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第 87 頁 - Take the length of the keel within board (so much as she treads on the ground) and the breadth within board by the midship beam, from plank to plank, and half the breadth for the depth, then multiply the length by the breadth, and that product by the depth, and divide the whole by 94; the quotient will give the true contents of the tonnage.
第 25 頁 - PROPOSITION 10. Harmony of form consists in the proper balancing, and contrast of, the straight, the inclined, and the curved.
第 39 頁 - Isles — had a style of ornamentation peculiarly their own, and singularly at variance with any thing that can be found in any other part of the world. Celtic ornament was doubtless of independent origin, but it every where bears the impress received by the early introduction of Christianity into the islands. The chief peculiarities of Celtic ornament consist, first, in the entire absence of foliage or other vegetable ornament; and, secondly, in the extreme intricacy and excessive minuteness and...
第 73 頁 - Circle is a plane figure bounded by one uniformly curved line, bed (Fig. 16), called the circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it, called the centre, as a.
第 17 頁 - I never saw so great a proportion of cases in any schools where the pen was so awkwardly held. This excellence must be referred in a great degree to the universal practice of learning to draw, contemporaneously with learning to write. I believe a child will learn both to draw and to write sooner and with more ease, than he will learn writing alone...
第 24 頁 - As in every perfect work of Architecture a true proportion will be found to reign between all the members which compose it, so throughout the Decorative Arts every assemblage of forms should be arranged on certain definite proportions; the whole and each particular member should be a multiple of some simple unit.
第 38 頁 - Wo to them who dwell in a house not built according to the proportions of symmetry. in building an edifice, therefore, let all its parts, from the basement to the roof, be duly considered.
第 37 頁 - It has been said by a competent judge that " Every principle which we can derive from the study of the ornamental art of any other people is not only ever present here, but was by the Moors more universally and truly obeyed.
第 24 頁 - AS IN EVERY PERFECT WORK OF ARCHITECTURE A TRUE PROPORTION WILL BE FOUND TO REIGN BETWEEN ALL THE MEMBERS WHICH COMPOSE IT, SO THROUGHOUT THE DECORATIVE ARTS EVERY ASSEMBLAGE OF FORMS SHOULD BE ARRANGED ON CERTAIN DEFINITE PROPORTIONS : THE JIVHOLE AND EACH PARTICULAR MEMBER SHOULD BE A MULTIPLE OF SOME SIMPLE UNIT.
第 39 頁 - ORNAMENT. little appreciation of pure form, beyond geometrical patterns ; but they possess the happy instinct of harmonizing colors. Their decoration is of a very primitive kind. The Chinese are totally unimaginative ; and their ornamentation is a very faithful expression of the nature of this peculiar people — oddness.

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