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Living Color: Painting, Writing, and the Bones of Seeing
Living Color: Painting, Writing, and the Bones of Seeing
by Natalie Goldberg
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From fill-in art journals to self-help books on creativity, more than ever the public is striving to bring artistic enlightenment into their everyday lives. In Living Color, one of the countrys most celebrated writers expounds on her own path to artistic... (read more)

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Carlson's Guide To Landscape Painting
Carlson's Guide To Landscape Painting
by John F. Carlson
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The whys and hows of the various aspects of landscape painting: angles and consequent values, aerial and linear perspective, painting of trees, emotional properties of line and mass in composition, light, unity of tone, plus information on canvas... (read more)

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Artists Handbook of Materials & Techniqu 5TH Edition
Artists Handbook of Materials & Techniqu 5TH Edition
by Ralph Mayer
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Since 1940, when it was originally published, The Artist's Handbook has become indispensable for thousands of practicing artists and art students. The book has remained continually in print through many editions and has sold more than a quarter of a... (read more)

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Perspective Made Easy
Perspective Made Easy
by Ernest Norling
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Perspective is easy; yet, surprisingly few artists know the simple rules that make it so. Now they can remedy that situation with this step-by-step book, the first devoted entirely to clarifying the laws of perspective. Using over 250 simple line... (read more)

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Prop Builder's Molding and Casting Handbook
Prop Builder's Molding and Casting Handbook
by Thurston James
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The Prop Builder's Molding & Casting Handbook This is the first book to contain, in one comprehensive volume, every molding and casting procedure of use to the theater props builder (no matter what his or her level or proficiency). The author... (read more)

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Artist's Library #13: Perspective
Artist's Library #13: Perspective
by William F. Powell
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Whether you specialize in drawing—even cartooning and animationùor prefer media such as acrylic, oil, pastel, or watercolor, a good knowledge of perspective is invaluable. It is the foundation of all great paintings and drawings, no matter... (read more)

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Hawthorne on Painting
Hawthorne on Painting
by Charles Webster Hawthorne
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Hawthorne was an American painter who founded the Cape Cod School of Art. This work, collected from notes taken by his actual students, offers hundreds of direct lessons, ideas, suggestions, and more.... (read more)

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Japanese Ink Painting: The Art of Sumi-E
Japanese Ink Painting: The Art of Sumi-E
by Naomi Okamoto
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“This study of Japanese ink painting is as much about philosophy and poetry as it is about putting brush to paper. Artisan Okamoto clearly describes the unique materials and techniques involved, and she beautifully illustrates each lesson. The... (read more)

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Perspective for Artists (Dover Art Instruction & Reference Books)
Perspective for Artists (Dover Art Instruction & Reference Books)
by Rex Vicat Cole
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"As a book of reference to the practising artist who wants to solve some particular difficulty, the book could hardly be bettered." — Field. Enjoyable, profusely illustrated guide covers depth, perspective of sky and sea, shadows, and many... (read more)

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Down by the Sea with Brush & Pen: Draw and Paint Beautiful Coastal Scenes
Down by the Sea with Brush & Pen: Draw and Paint Beautiful Coastal Scenes
by Claudia Nice
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Capture the Magic of the Sea with Claudia Nice Nobody captures the misty splashes and weathered details of seascapes quite like Claudia Nice. In this step-by-step guide, Claudia shares her special approach to creating dynamic watercolor compositions... (read more)

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The Art of Perspective: The Ultimate Guide for Artists in Every Medium
The Art of Perspective: The Ultimate Guide for Artists in Every Medium
by Phil Metzger
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Everything you need to know to put your drawings and paintings into perspective If the concept of perspective makes you think of confusing angles, fancy measuring gadgets and complicated theories, get ready for a very pleasant surprise. In this... (read more)

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Hensche on Painting
Hensche on Painting
by John W. Robichaux
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An artist for over seventy years and a teacher for more than sixty, painter Henry Hensche (1901-1992) placed great emphasis in his classes on Monet's Impressionist tradition of seeing and painting color under the influence of light. Hensche taught his... (read more)

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Anatomy for the Artist
Anatomy for the Artist
by Sarah Simblet
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In Anatomy for the Artist, acclaimed artist and teacher Sarah Simblet unveils the extraordinary construction of the human body, and celebrates its continual prominence in Western Art. Using superb, specially commissioned photographs of male and female... (read more)

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Encaustic Art: The Complete Guide to Creating Fine Art with Wax
Encaustic Art: The Complete Guide to Creating Fine Art with Wax
by Lissa Rankin
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With a history that stretches back to the hauntingly beautiful mummy portraits of Greco-Roman Egypt, encaustic art is now enjoying a renewal of popularity among artists and art lovers alike. Today, museums are staging exhibitions of encaustic art... (read more)

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The Artistic Anatomy of Trees
The Artistic Anatomy of Trees
by Rex Vicat Cole
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Art students at every level will benefit from this profusely illustrated guide. It covers every aspect of trees and how to depict them with unusual clarity and precision. Topics include problems of balancing tree groups, relationship of light... (read more)

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How to Draw Cars Like a Pro (Motorbooks Studio)
How to Draw Cars Like a Pro (Motorbooks Studio)
by Thom Taylor
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In this long-awaited follow-up to the best-selling first edition of How to Draw Cars Like a Pro, renowned car designer Thom Taylor goes back to the drawing board to update his classic with all-new illustrations and to expand on such topics as the use of... (read more)

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Portraits From Life in 29 Steps (04 Edition)
Portraits From Life in 29 Steps (04 Edition)
by Sanden
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Creating a likeness of a person is one of the greatest challenges an artist can face. In this book, John Howard Sanden makes the challenge much more achievable by breaking it down into 29 logical steps. Working in the exciting premier coup tradition, you... (read more)

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Painting Weathered Buildings in Pen, Ink & Watercolor
Painting Weathered Buildings in Pen, Ink & Watercolor
by Claudia Nice
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Capture the beauty and charm of wonderful weathered buildings Paint may fade and iron may rust, but the character of buildings strengthens with age... Join Claudia Nice as she shows you how to portray the mellow hues, weathered wood, cracked windowpanes... (read more)

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Creative Block: Get Unstuck, Discover New Ideas: Advice and Projects from 50 Successful Artists
Creative Block: Get Unstuck, Discover New Ideas: Advice and Projects from 50 Successful Artists
by Danielle Krysa
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Creative block presents the most crippling — and unfortunately universal — challenge for artists. No longer! This chunky blockbuster of a book is chock-full of solutions for overcoming all manner of artistic impediment. The blogger behind The... (read more)

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Cultivating Your Creative Life: Exercises, Activities, & Inspiration for Finding Balance, Beauty, and Success as an Artist
Cultivating Your Creative Life: Exercises, Activities, & Inspiration for Finding Balance, Beauty, and Success as an Artist
by Alena Hennessy
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Cultivating Your Creative Life: Exercises, Activities, and Inspiration for Finding Balance, Beauty, and Success as an Artist is a multi-faceted book where creativity and wonder intermingle to show how to live a creative and balanced life while moving... (read more)

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