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Mastering Composition: Techniques and Principles to Dramatically Improve Your Painting with DVD (Mastering (North Light Books))
Mastering Composition: Techniques and Principles to Dramatically Improve Your Painting with DVD (Mastering (North Light Books))
by Ian Roberts
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Create Better Compositions by Design The path to better painting begins with Mastering Composition. This effective guide blends clear, visual instruction with 5 step-by-step demonstrations to show you how to plan and paint your best work yet. Composition... (read more)

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Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice
Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice
by Mitchell Albala
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Because nature is so expansive and complex, so varied in its range of light, landscape painters often have to look further and more deeply to find form and structure, value patterns, and an organized arrangement of shapes. In Landscape Painting, Mitchell... (read more)

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Watermedia Painting with Stephen Quiller: The Complete Guide to Working in Watercolor, Acrylics, Gouache, and Casein
Watermedia Painting with Stephen Quiller: The Complete Guide to Working in Watercolor, Acrylics, Gouache, and Casein
by Stephen Quiller
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Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter
Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter
by James Gurney
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From New York Times best-selling author of the Dinotopia series, James Gurney, comes a carefully crafted and researched study on color and light in paintings. This art instruction book will accompany the acclaimed Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What... (read more)

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An Artist's Handbook: Materials and Techniques
An Artist's Handbook: Materials and Techniques
by Margaret Manning Krug
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This practical reference book introduces basic materials and processes for drawing and painting. Each technique is clearly explained and discussed from its historical roots to contemporary practice. Students are encouraged to explore the methods from... (read more)

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The Panorama: History of a Mass Medium
The Panorama: History of a Mass Medium
by Stephan Oettermann
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The significance of panorama painting in the nineteenth century is frequently cited in contemporary debates about visuality and the emergence of the modern spectator. Stephan Oettermann... (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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Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits (06 Edition)
Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits (06 Edition)
by William F. Powell
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From Caucasian to Latino and East Indian hues, this convenient book features master mixes for an arry of skin colors, plus recipes for hair, eye, and lip colors. The concealed wire-o bound book also includes a plastic color-mixing grid for measuring out... (read more)

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Paint Lab: 52 Exercises Inspired by Artists, Materials, Time, Place, and Method
Paint Lab: 52 Exercises Inspired by Artists, Materials, Time, Place, and Method
by Deborah Forman
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Deborah Forman is a practicing artist and a passionate teacher of art with seventeen years’ experience instructing students from ages 2 to 80. Currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Wheaton College and an Instructor in Continuing Education at... (read more)

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Cats in Art: 16 Stickers (Stickers)
Cats in Art: 16 Stickers (Stickers)
by Carol Belanger Grafton
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Worshipped by the ancient Egyptians and adored by their owners, cats have also captured the attention of great artists. This collection spotlights bewitching felines in works by Steinlen, Penfield, Goya, Currier and Ives, Renoir, Rousseau, and four other... (read more)

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The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient Medium of Pigmented Wax
The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient Medium of Pigmented Wax
by Joanne Mattera
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Encaustic is a waxed-based painting medium characterized by luminous color and a lush surface. It's an ancient art, dating as far back as Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire, and today is enjoying a revival. Here is the first comprehensive guide... (read more)

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The Way of the Brush: Painting Techniques of China and Japan
The Way of the Brush: Painting Techniques of China and Japan
by Fritz Van Briessen
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The first paperback edition of this backlist classic, The Way of the Brush examines the technique, style, traditions, and methods of ink-painting. Illustrated with over 250 paintings and packed with instructions, The Way of the Brush covers every aspect... (read more)

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The Art of Chinese Brush Painting
The Art of Chinese Brush Painting
by Maggie Cross
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The history of the ancient art as well as the techniques and materials required to produce stunning Chinese brush paintings Chinese brush painting is steeped in history, symbolism, and ritual, and closely linked to Chinese calligraphy. This... (read more)

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Learning by Heart: Teaching to Free the Creative Spirit
Learning by Heart: Teaching to Free the Creative Spirit
by Jan Steward
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Tap into your natural ability to create! * Engaging, proven exercises for developing creativity * Priceless resource for teachers, artists, actors, everyone Artist and educator Corita Kent inspired generations of artists, and the truth of her words "We... (read more)

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The Art of Bev Doolittle
The Art of Bev Doolittle
by Elise Maclay
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Originally published in 1990 by Bantam (ISBN 0-553-07009-6) and The Greenwich Workshop. A collection of the fine-art phenomenon's famous camouflage and Native American spirit paintings through 1990.... (read more)

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Best of the Joy of Painting
Best of the Joy of Painting
by Annette Kowalski
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It's Bob Ross. The man with the gentle voice who can paint a landscape in thirty minutes right before your very eyes in your own living room. Reaching millions of homes every day, Bob Ross is unquestionably America's favorite art instructor. Now avaiable... (read more)

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Painting Wildlife Textures Step by Step
Painting Wildlife Textures Step by Step
by Rod Lawrence
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Covering the basics of wildlife painting, this book provides the beginning and advanced artist with the crucial knowledge needed to make their canvas come to life. Beginning chapters focus on body shapes, proportions, and anatomy including bills, wings... (read more)

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Flowers: Discover Techniques for Painting Fresh and Lively Floral Scenes (How to Draw & Paint: Oil & Acrylic)
Flowers: Discover Techniques for Painting Fresh and Lively Floral Scenes (How to Draw & Paint: Oil & Acrylic)
by Marcia Baldwin
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Discover how to paint stunning flowers in oil and acrylic with award-winning artist Marcia Baldwin. Inside you’ll find information about the tools and materials you’ll need to get started, as well as basic painting techniques. Follow along... (read more)

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50 Secrets of Magic Craftsmanship
50 Secrets of Magic Craftsmanship
by Salvador Dali
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Rare, important volume in which famed Surrealist expounds — in his inimitably eccentric fashion — on what painting should be, the history of painting, what is good and bad painting, the merits of specific artists, and more... (read more)

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Perspective (Art Handbooks)
Perspective (Art Handbooks)
by Ray Campbell Smith
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Ray Campbell Smith provides a clear and practical guide to perspective in painting. Starting with the basic geometry used to draw buildings, he leads us through the perspective of circles, shadows and reflections. His wonderful inspirational watercolours... (read more)

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