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Drawing for the Absolute and Utter Beginner (03 Edition)
Drawing for the Absolute and Utter Beginner (03 Edition)
by Claire Garcia
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Based upon the author's own successful workshops, Drawing for the Absolute and Utter Beginner helps new artists create competent, often eloquent drawings. A series of progressive lessons demonstrates such essential skills as recording edges, creating... (read more)

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Art of the Andes (World of Art)
Art of the Andes (World of Art)
by Rebecc Stone Miller
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-220) and index.... (read more)

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Basic figure drawing techniques
Basic figure drawing techniques
by Greg Albert
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How to mix every color you need from a basic palette Pages of detailed at-a-glance color charts Mixing with both dry and water-soluble pencils Ideas for mixing a wide range of greens The best mixture for deep, rich colors Useful techniques for blending... (read more)

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Color Mixing for Artists (01 Edition)
Color Mixing for Artists (01 Edition)
by John Lidzey
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This reference book for art students, teachers, and professionals presents examples of finished paintings, as well as color charts that demonstrate color mixing as it applies to watercolors, acrylics, and oils. Students learn how to choose and mix colors... (read more)

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Design Drawing
Design Drawing
by Francis D K Ching
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Author and architecture educator Francis D.K. Ching shares his unique command of visual language in this new presentation of drawing principles and techniques. Design Drawing is a comprehensive introduction to drawing and more-its innovative book-plus-CD-... (read more)

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But Is It Art? : an Introduction To Art Theory (01 Edition)
But Is It Art? : an Introduction To Art Theory (01 Edition)
by Cynthia Freeland
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From Andy Warhol's Brillo boxes to provocative dung-splattered madonnas, in today's art world many strange, even shocking, things are put on display. This often leads exasperated viewers to exclaim--is this really art? In this invaluable primer on... (read more)

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Exhibiting Contradiction : Essays on the Art Museum in the United States (98 Edition)
Exhibiting Contradiction : Essays on the Art Museum in the United States (98 Edition)
by Alan Wallach
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Provocative essays on the history and function of American art museums Since the 1970s, the field of critical museum studies has grown enormously. Increased interest in the cultural role of the art museum derives in part from the rise of critical theory... (read more)

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The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft
The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft
by Ulrich Boser
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April 1865. Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox, Lincoln is assassinated, and Shermans army marches into Raleigh. Sometime amid that tumultuous stretch of days, an unknown infantryman rifles through the North Carolina statehouse hunting for... (read more)

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Drawing
Drawing
by Keith Micklewright
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Drawing is a language, a necessary skill for anyone who wants to express ideas or feelings in written images. Like all languages, it can be mastered with practice and instruction. Author Keith Micklewright distills a lifetime of hard thinking about... (read more)

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The Painted Word
The Painted Word
by Tom Wolfe
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"America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek) trains his satirical eye on Modern Art in this "masterpiece" (The Washington Post) Wolfe's style has never been more dazzling, his wit never more keen. He addresses the scope of Modern Art, from its founding... (read more)

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Cartoon Animation: The Collector's Series
Cartoon Animation: The Collector's Series
by Preston Blair
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This is the one sourcebook that cartooning and animation enthusiasts have been clamoring about for years! A time-tested classic, this tried-and-true reference is often used as a textbook in cartooning workshops, and beginning and professional cartoonists... (read more)

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Archaic and Classical Greek Art (98 Edition)
Archaic and Classical Greek Art (98 Edition)
by Robin Osborne
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Archaic and Classical Greek Art is a revolutionary introduction to the images and sculptures of Ancient Greece from the Geometric period to the early Hellenistic. By carefully examining the context in which sculptures and paintings were produced, author... (read more)

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Figure Drawing Workshop
Figure Drawing Workshop
by Allan Kraayvanger
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 160) and index.... (read more)

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Cartoon Animation : How To Draw and Paint Series (97 Edition)
Cartoon Animation : How To Draw and Paint Series (97 Edition)
by Preston Blair
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Let world-renowned animator Preston Blair introduce you to the magical world of cartooning and animation! Whether youÆre creating traditional or computer art, you'll find valuable information in this book, which covers the most important... (read more)

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Art of Mesoamerica : From Olmec To Aztec (4TH 06 - Old Edition)
Art of Mesoamerica : From Olmec To Aztec (4TH 06 - Old Edition)
by Mary Ellen Miller
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Mary Ellen Miller evocatively surveys the artistic achievements of the high pre-Columbian civilizations—Olmec, Maya, Teotihuacan, Toltec, Aztecas well as those of their less well-known contemporaries. Their pyramids and palaces, jades and brightly... (read more)

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Highbrow Lowbrow: The Emergence of Cultural Hierarchy in America
Highbrow Lowbrow: The Emergence of Cultural Hierarchy in America
by Lawrence W Levine
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In this unusually wide-ranging study, spanning more than a century and covering such diverse forms of expressive culture as Shakespeare, Central Park, symphonies, jazz, art museums, the Marx Brothers, opera, and vaudeville, a leading cultural historian... (read more)

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A Short Guide to Writing about Art
A Short Guide to Writing about Art
by Sylvan Barnet
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 This best-selling text has guided tens of thousands of art students through the writing process.  Students are shown how to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculptures and architecture, and are prepared with the tools... (read more)

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Etching, Engraving and Other Intaglio Printmaking Techniques
Etching, Engraving and Other Intaglio Printmaking Techniques
by Ruth Leaf
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Thorough, comprehensive handbook covers materials and equipment, tools, printing papers, presses, and other essentials. Detailed instructions for etching — hard ground, soft ground, aquatint, sugar lift — engraving, drypoint, collagraphs... (read more)

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Drawing the Living Figure
Drawing the Living Figure
by Joseph Sheppard
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An innovative approach to artistic anatomy that, rather than depicting muscles and bones, focuses upon the specifics of surface anatomy. Over 170 of Joseph Sheppard's drawings show many different live models in front, back and side views, and in various... (read more)

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Art of the Byzantine Empire 312-1415 Sources and Documents
Art of the Byzantine Empire 312-1415 Sources and Documents
by Cyril Mango
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Originally published by Prentice-Hall, 1972.... (read more)

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