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Line let loose : scribbling, doodling and automatic drawing / David Maclagan.

Author/Creator:
Maclagan, David, author.
Publication:
London, [England] : Reaktion Books, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (170 p.)
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Subjects:
Drawing -- History.
Drawing, Abstract.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
As forms of drawing go, scribbling is the most basic: it is seen as playing a formative role in the drawings of both children and primates. Doodling, while still being a widespread phenomenon, is largely an adult preoccupation-a nomadic form of drawing typically produced during meetings and phone calls. But even though those who engage in it are not necessarily trained artists, automatic drawing is a more dramatic event, and the results of an absentminded or trancelike state are sometimes astonishing. Because of their amateur and spontaneous character, all three forms of drawing have been
Contents:
Cover; Line Let Loose: Scribbling, Doodling and Automatic Drawing; Imprint Page; Contents; Introduction; 1. From Innocence to Experience; 2. The Career of the Scribble; 3. The Doodle and Beyond; 4. Early Automatic Drawing; 5. Automatism, the Unconscious and Modern Art; 6. Meta-Doodles and Other Elaborations; Conclusion; References; Acknowledgements; Photo Acknowledgements; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed July 9, 2014).
ISBN:
1-78023-131-8
OCLC:
881184011