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Containing informative and educational material for using the popular Copic markers, this guide presents card designs and instructions in an easy-to-follow format filled with tips for expanding coloring skills. The sample projects provide examples of the most current and popular card-making techn...

Following her successful Native American Beadwork, Theresa Flores Geary offers another beautiful collection of traditional beaded projects. These exquisite items range from a Huichol Lace Sun Catcher (perfect for beginners) to an advanced-level Waterbird Pendant, from a simple Ladder Chain Bracel...

This book offers an original approach to avant-garde art and its transformative force. Presenting an alternative to the approaches to art developed in postmodern theory or cultural studies, Ziarek sees art's significance in its critique of power and the increasing technologization of social relat...

This volume chronicles car wrecks of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s in more than 400 post-accident images, accompanied by detailed captions providing relevant model and technical information. The text also examines the automobile industry's development of safety features throughout the years.

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Images in the Margins is the third in the popular Medieval Imagination series of small, affordable books drawing on manuscript illumination in the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum and the British Library. Each volume focuses on a particular theme and provides an accessible, delightful intr...

A striking new collection from the author of Fine Art Nature Photography Includes instructions for creating varied photographic effects Detailed specs and equipment given for each picture with "before" and "after" versions provided for many images Acclaimed nature photographer Tony Sweet helps us...

These delightful pencil, ink, and watercolor drawings by the great Japanese master Hiroshige Ando range from everyday scenes of a worker in a rice field stopping to smoke or fishing boats at work, to episodes of classic Japanese folklore and fantasy.

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In this irreplaceable guide, award-winning artist and instructor John Pike shares with artists at all levels of experience the expertise gained through a lifetime of perfecting his craft. All the information watercolorists could possibly want is here — choosing a brush; selecting and composing su...

"Everyone," says the author, "cherishes a dream that they will one day find their own place in the sun where they will be free to live life as an idyll." This book is Hamilton's photographic record of one sugh place--Tahiti and the beautiful young women and other visitors who shared his experienc...

Publisher: "This book offers a highly condensed overview, if that is the right choice of words, of the art that flourished in Italy between the end of the thirteenth century and the beginning of the nineteenth: five centuries during which, in the various states into which the peninsula was divide...

Ambitious art students, teachers, and hobbyists seeking more comprehensive instruction manuals than "Barron's Art Guides," will find what they're looking for in this substantial book. After covering much of the same material contained in the easier "Art Guides," the "All About Techniques" book il...

If you missed the Jaybird revolution the first time around, don't get left by the wayside now! Find out what inspired John and Yoko to take their clothes off! Jaybirds say: Free the Beavers!! The year was 1965, the place was southern California. Public nudity was illegal and nude photography was,...

Aimed specifically at beginners, this handbook explains how to draw heads and portraits successfully.

Beginning with essential information about head construction and characteristics, the author analyzes individual facial features and provides step-by-step demonstrations of various portrai...

Catalogue of an exhibition organized by the Yale University Art Gallery.

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Watercolor pencil is a fascinating medium that allows you to create colorful and realistic renderings using various techniques. And these versatile, water-soluble pencils are great for drawing as well as painting! Watercolor Pencil Step by Step introduces the fundamentals of using this medium, co...

This book brings together a colorful mixture of various works focusing on themes of the fantastic and surreal, starting with B?cklin's "Toteninsel" and including Dorothea Tanning, Max Ernst, Hans Bellmer's dolls, the Australian painter Sidney Nolan, Giger's monsters, Cattelan's pope, and the Chap...

Eighty-two author-selected Aboriginal myths of the Dreamtime, with accompanying paintings; from the Mountford/Roberts books The Dreamtime (1965), The Dawn of Time (1969) and The First Sunrise (1971). Includes three new myth/painting entries and new black and white drawings. Three page Introductio...

On every continent except Antarctica, there are extraordinary indigenous peoples who adorn themselves with the wondrous ornamentation that nature avoids: multicolored clays and dyes,brilliant feathers, and other exotic elements. But as civilization expands, it encroaches on their unique ways of l...

This All About Techniques book illustrates and explains the fundamentals of art theory, then proceeds to step-by-step advice on how to create complete, highly finished artworks. This volume is filled with full-color photos and art illustrations, the latter in some cases showing reproductions of w...

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