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The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
by Betty Edwards
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When Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain was first published in 1979, it hit the New York Times bestseller list within two weeks and stayed there for more than a year. In 1989, when Dr. Betty Edwards revised the book, it went straight to the Times... (read more)

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Proust Was a Neuroscientist
Proust Was a Neuroscientist
by Jonah Lehrer
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The young Lehrer's keen portraits make for a winning read. Using Woolf, Stravinsky, Cézanne, Whitman, and a handful of others, he shows how art has given us as much insight into the human mind as science has.... (read more)

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Originality of the Avant-garde and Other Modern Myths (85 Edition)
Originality of the Avant-garde and Other Modern Myths (85 Edition)
by Rosalind Krauss
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Co-founder and co-editor of October magazine, a veteran of Artforum of the 1960s and early 1970s, Rosalind Krauss has presided over and shared in the major formulation of the theory of postmodernism.In this challenging collection of fifteen essays, most... (read more)

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Pencil Sketching
Pencil Sketching
by Thomas Wang
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The bestselling classic updated and revised for a new generation Portable, inexpensive, extremely versatile, and deceptively simple in design, the pencil, in the trained hand, gives rise to a veritably limitless array of strokes, contours, tones, and... (read more)

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A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, #2: The Nude: A Study in Ideal Form
A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, #2: The Nude: A Study in Ideal Form
by Kenneth Clark
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From the art of the Greeks to that of Renoir and Moore, this work surveys the ever-changing fashions in what has constituted the ideal nude as a basis of humanist form.... (read more)

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Watercolor School (Reader's Digest Learn-As-You-Go Guide)
Watercolor School (Reader's Digest Learn-As-You-Go Guide)
by Hazel Harrison
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Now anyone--even a beginner--can create beautiful watercolor works of art, by using the careful instructions, working on the learn-as-you-go exercises, and studying the annotated color examples found in this easy-to-learn, non-intimidating approach. Over... (read more)

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The Natural Way to Draw
The Natural Way to Draw
by Kimon Nicolaides
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Great for the beginner and the expert, this book offers readers exercises to improve their work.... (read more)

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Perspective! : for Comic Book Artists (97 Edition)
Perspective! : for Comic Book Artists (97 Edition)
by David Chelsea
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Drawing the Head and Figure
Drawing the Head and Figure
by Jack Hamm
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Jack Hamm is one of the best-selling authors of art instruction books. With nearly a million copies sold, his books have helped aspiring artists of every age and level of ability learn to draw and improve their technique.... (read more)

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Color : Natural History of the Palette (02 Edition)
Color : Natural History of the Palette (02 Edition)
by Victoria Finlay
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In this vivid and captivating journey through the colors of an artist's palette, Victoria Finlay takes us on an enthralling adventure around the world and through the ages, illuminating how the colors we choose to value have determined the history of... (read more)

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Force : Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators (2ND 07 Edition)
Force : Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators (2ND 07 Edition)
by Mike Mattesi
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Capture the force in your life drawing subjects with this informative and concise guide. Mike Mattesi shares his fifteen years' experience as a professional production artist and instructor to help you create appealing dynamic poses in your drawings. Use... (read more)

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Drawing for Designers (07 Edition)
Drawing for Designers (07 Edition)
by Pipes
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There is a dearth of books covering drawing and product design. "Drawing for Designers" fills this gap, offering a comprehensive guide to drawing for product/ industrial designers and students. As well as industrial product design, the book encompasses... (read more)

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Air Guitar : Essays on Art and Democracy (97 Edition)
Air Guitar : Essays on Art and Democracy (97 Edition)
by Dave Hickey
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The 23 essays (or love songs) that make up the now classic volume Air Guitar trawl a vast, invisible underground empire of pleasure, through record stores, honky-tonks, art galleries, jazz clubs, cocktail lounges, surf shops and hot-rod stores, as... (read more)

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Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
by David Bayles and Ted Orland
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"This is a book about making art. Ordinary art. Ordinary art means something like: all art not made by Mozart. After all, art is rarely made by Mozart-like people; essentially—statistically speaking—there aren't any people like that... (read more)

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Barcelona
Barcelona
by Robert Hughes
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Barcelona is Robert Hughes's monumentally informed and irresistibly opinionated guide to the most un-Spanish city in Spain. Hughes scrolls through Barcelona's often violent history; tells the stories of its kings, poets, magnates, and revolutionaries... (read more)

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The Reenchantment of Art
The Reenchantment of Art
by Suzi Gablik
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Confronts the effects of modernism on society and proposes a remedy based on a redefinition of our art and... (read more)

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Heads, Features and Faces
Heads, Features and Faces
by George B Bridgman
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A renowned teacher at the Art Students League of New York tackles one of the most difficult and often neglected areas of study: the correct rendering of heads, features, and faces. Placing as much emphasis on perspective and planes as on anatomy... (read more)

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How to Draw Animals
How to Draw Animals
by Jack Hamm
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Simple, clear instructions for drawing animals with more than 1,000 step-by-step illustrations. Basic fundamentals for the beginner, new principles and techniques for the professional. A detailed guide for everyone who enjoys — or wants to enjoy... (read more)

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Roman Art and Architecture (World of Art)
Roman Art and Architecture (World of Art)
by Mortimer Wheeler
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Sir Mortimer Wheeler describes the architecture and town planning, the sculpture and painting, the silverware, glass, pottery and the other rich artistic achievements of the era.... (read more)

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Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery
Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery
by Jeanette Winterson
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In ten interlocking essays, the acclaimed author of Written on the Body and Art & Lies reveals art as an active force in the world--neither elitist nor remote, available to those who want it and affecting those who don't. Original, personal, and... (read more)

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