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  • Water in Watercolour
    Water in Watercolour (English, Paperback) Joe Dowden

    Joe Francis Dowden shows how to capture water in all its moods from quiet ponds and shallow puddles to babbling brooks and slow-moving rivers.

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  • Botanical Drawing Using Graphite and Coloured Pencils
    Botanical Drawing Using Graphite and Coloured Pencils (English, Paperback) Sue Vize

    Drawing with graphite and coloured pencils enables you to capture every detail of a plant, and to enjoy, study and celebrate their forms. This book introduces and explains the drawing skills behind the art. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect of the plant, working upwards from the root system to include the stem, leaves, flowers and fruit.

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  • Sea & Sky in Acrylics
    Sea & Sky in Acrylics (English, Paperback) Dave White

    Dave White introduces the simple but effective techniques that he uses to paint stunning, dramatic seascapes with beautiful and realistic skies. He demonstrates spattering, blending backgrounds, painting horizons, finger painting clouds and foam. There is expert advice on the anatomy of waves and how they rise and collapse, creating ripples, surf, foam and spray. Clear instructions show how to paint effective reflections and beaches to improve your seascapes. The sky section shows effective techniques for painting all types of cloud, with some innovative methods such as tipping up the surface to let dilute paint run, to create cirrus clouds. Dave's method of creating depth in sea, beach and sky using lines projected from the vanishing point will radically improve readers' seascapes. There is a section of moods and sunsets full of beautiful, dramatic examples. Finally three step by step projects show how to paint a beach panorama with a rolling wave, a spectacular sunset over a calm sea and waves crashing on rocks.

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  • Art of Beatrix Potter, The
    Art of Beatrix Potter, The (English, Hardback) Steven Heller, Linda Lear

    Published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth, this magnificent collection celebrates the artist behind The Tale of Peter Rabbit and numerous other beloved children's books.

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  • English Medieval Embroidery
    English Medieval Embroidery (English, Hardback) Clare Browne

    In medieval Europe, embroidered textiles were indispensable symbols of wealth and power. Owing to their quality, complexity, and magnificence, English embroideries enjoyed international demand and can be traced in Continental sources as opus anglicanum (English work). This sumptuously illustrated book draws on new research and detailed photography to offer an introduction to their design,...

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  • Tales from the Loop
    Tales from the Loop (English, Hardback) Simon Stalenhag

    Simon Stålenhag’s Tales from the Loop is a wildly successful crowd-funded project that takes viewers on a surprising sci-fi journey through various country and city landscapes—from small towns in Sweden and the deserts of Nevada to the bitter chill of Siberia—where children explore and engage with abandoned robots, vehicles, and machinery large and small, while dinosaurs and other creatures...

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  • Folding Techniques for Designers
    Folding Techniques for Designers (English, Paperback) Paul Jackson

    Many designers use folding techniques in their work to make three-dimensional forms from two-dimensional sheets of fabric, cardboard, plastic, metal and many other materials. This book explains the key techniques of folding, such as pleated surfaces, curved folding and crumpling. It covers over 70 techniques explained by drawings.

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  • Beyond Caravaggio
    Beyond Caravaggio (English, Hardback) Letizia Treves

    A fascinating examination of Caravaggio and others who adopted his dramatic style of painting

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  • Hieronymus Bosch
    Hieronymus Bosch (English, Hardback) Stefan Fischer

    Renaissance radical: An earthly delight not to be missedIn the midst of the realist-leaning artistic climate of the Late Gothic and Early Renaissance,Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch (c. 1450–1516) was more than an anomaly. Bosch’s paintings are populated with grotesque scenes of fantastical creatures succumbing to all manner of human desire, fantasy, and angst. One of his greatest...

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  • Codex Seraphinianus XXXIII
    Codex Seraphinianus XXXIII (English, Hardback) Luigi Serafini

    "This edition of the Codex Seraphinianus, thirty-two years after the first edition published in 1981, has been enriched by yet another original preface by the author."--Colophon.

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  • Color Theory
    Color Theory (English, Paperback) Patti Mollica

    Color Theory features everything an artist might need to know about color, including color psychology, pigment characteristics and terms, color schemes, color mixing, shadows, highlights, and much more. Regardless of your medium, a solid understanding of color and its applications is essential. With a fresh, contemporary take on the subject of color, this essential guide features step-by-step...

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  • Caravaggio
    Caravaggio (English, Hardback) Sebastian Schutze

    A Revolution in PaintingThe mysterious genius who transformed European artCaravaggio, or more accurately Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610), was always a name to be reckoned with. Notorious bad boy of Italian painting, the artist was at once celebrated and controversial: violent in temper, precise in technique, a creative master, and a man on the run. Today, he is considered one...

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  • Max Beckmann in New York
    Max Beckmann in New York (English, Hardback) Sabine Rewald

    An up close and personal look at the life and work of a major 20th-century artist

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  • Linocut for Artists and Designers
    Linocut for Artists and Designers (English, Paperback) Nick Morley

    Whether you are printing by hand on your kitchen table or on a press in a print studio, this book gets you started and goes on to explore the myriad creative applications of linocut. It encourages you to experiment with different approaches to image making and explores new ways of thinking about how linocut can be used.

    $30.03 $36.95

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  • David Bellamy's Skies, Light and Atmosphere
    David Bellamy's Skies, Light and Atmosphere (English, Paperback) David Bellamy

    Skies, light and atmosphere are perfect subjects for watercolour, and David Bellamy's mastery of the medium shines out in this inspiring and practical book. There is clear explanation of the techniques needed to paint these vital elements of the landscape, and advice on the choices painters need to make in order to ensure success.

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  • Vanessa Bell
    Vanessa Bell (English, Paperback) Sarah Milroy

    In Spring 2017 Dulwich Picture Gallery will present the first major museum exhibition devoted to the work of British female modernist painter Vanessa Bell (1879-1961).

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  • Portraits
    Portraits (English, Hardback) John Berger

    A major history of art from one of the world's leading writers and art critics

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  • Kahlo
    Kahlo (English, Hardback) Andrea Kettenmann

    Frida Kahlo's (1907-1954) arresting pictures were in many ways expressions of trauma. This richly illustrated Basic Art book offers a both accessible and informed introduction to Kahlo's life and work, looking at the artist's dramatic, colourful canvases which combined religious Mexican tradition with Surrealist elements.

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  • Bruno Munari
    Bruno Munari (English, Paperback) Bruno Munari

    Il quadrato A1960 Bruno Munari. First English edition by Maurizio Corraini s.r.l. 2005. Il cerchio A1964 Bruno Munari. First English edition by Maurizio Corraini s.r.l. 2006. Il triangolo A1976 Bruno Munari. First English edition by Maurizio Corraini s.r.l. 2007.

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