Art: Drawing

Use this guide to locate information on artists, artistic periods or styles, and individual works of art.

Satrapi Quote

"The first writing of the human being was drawing, not writing."

~Marjane Satrapi

Search Suggestions/Tips

Start in a keyword search box, and try one of the following:

  • Add the word drawing to a time period. For example: drawing 16th century
  • Combine an artist's name with the word drawing. For example: Raphael drawing
  • Include the period name with the word drawing. For example: Renaissance drawing
  • combine a medium (type of material) with the word drawing. For example: pencil drawing

Catalog Search

CS Library

Use the Columbus State library catalog to search for books, journals, eBooks, and audio-visual materials owned by Columbus State Community College.

OhioLINK Catalog Search


Still can't find what you're looking for? Try OhioLINK. Use your name and Cougar ID to request items be delivered to the Columbus State Community College library.


Selected Drawing Books

Books Containing Drawings by Famous Artists

Books About How to Draw

Selected Art Databases

What is Chalk and How is It Used in Drawing?

Here's some information about chalk from the Oxford Art Online database

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