A highly-technical drawing manual covering linear perspective, mechanical drawing, isometric drawing, reflections in water, and relief drawings. Anecdotal and historical info about Eakins himself is included and you get a real sense of how seriously he took his role as an artist and a teacher. His is an approach that relies heavily on exactness, measurement, and rigor. This is a very slender book and each section has been distilled down to what Eakins considers the essentials.
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