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ART 103 Observational Drawing: Home

Introduces responsive, observational drawing from still lives and live models while working with a variety of drawing tools

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Pierre by Elizabeth Peyton

 

Elizabeth Peyton. 2000. Pierre. http://library.artstor.org/asset/PEYTON_DB_1039593193.

 

ARTstor Images for Your Presentation

A great place to find images is the database, ARTstor.  Log on to ARTstor, create a personal account and create an image group.  Then view information on how to Export to Power Point

You can search ARTstor by the name of an art work, by geography, by classification (for example, architecture), or by collection (for example, Beyond the Taj).  Use the Advanced Search to limit by date.

Helpful videos on using ARTstor can be found on UTube

Useful General Databases

Online Journals

Art Databases

Helpful Hints

Bibliographies located in books or at the end of journal articles can be very helpful.  To learn if Pepperdine has access to a particular journal, search for the name of the journal in the library catalog, or use the 'Journals & Periodicals' search feature on the Library's Web site.

Locate artists' works on the Internet using a search engine such as Google; or visit a site that collects information about works from over 180,000 artists:  Artnet.com

Specialized Online Encyclopedias

Subject Guide

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Blogs, blogs, blogs…

  • dETROITfUNK
    A great blog that covers Detroit. Quirky images and good writing.
  • Lines and Colors
    a blog about painting, drawing, sketching, illustration, comics, cartoons, webcomics, art history, concept art, gallery art, digital art, artist tools and techniques, motion graphics, animation, sci-fi and fantasy illustration, paleo art, storyboards, matte painting, 3d graphics and anything else visually interesting.

Exhibition Catalogs in the Library

Use the subject headings below to discover exhibition catalogs:

  • [artist's name], eg. Rockburne, Dorothea | Yarde, Richard --
    Exhibitions | Criticism and Interpretation | Catalogs | Interviews
  • "Art, Modern -- 20th century | 21st century"
  • "Drawing -- 20th century --Exhibitions"
  • Drawing -- 21st century -- Catalogs
  • Drawing, American