Art

Abstract and Colour Techniques in Painting

Many artists find the move into abstraction a difficult and uncertain one because they lack the proper guidance needed to take this bold step. In this inspirational workbook, award-winning mixed media artist Claire Harrigan leads painters towards non-representational painting through the use of c...

Practical Duct Tape Projects

Practical Duct Tape Projects gives you full step-by-step instructions for 21 amazing uses for duct tape.

Learn how to use duct tape to make snowshoes, a wallet, an apron, scratch pads, a hammock, an insulated winter coat, and even a D20 computer server! All projects are written by duct tap...

British Fashion Designers

A fun mini edition of the first book to embrace the whole of the UK and its creative influence on international fashion, this will appeal to industry professionals, students, and anyone with an interest in fashion. Inspirational and informative, this book focuses on the British designers who, sin...

Painters of Faith: The Spiritual Landscape in Nineteenth-Century America

From the beginning, American culture was steeped in the language of theology. The arts, in particular, were inextricably linked with religion. As author Gene Edward Veith shows in Painters of Faith, belief in the spiritual power of art provided the basis for America’s first major artistic movemen...

Postmodern Animal

In The Postmodern Animal, Steve Baker explores how animal imagery has been used in modern and contemporary art and performance, and in postmodern philosophy and literature, to suggest and shape ideas about identity and creativity. Baker cogently analyses the work of such European and American art...

National Audubon Society Guide to Nature Photography

A professional course in digital nature photography. National Audubon Society Guide to Nature Photography is a comprehensive reference and inspiring guide to taking outstanding photographs of the great outdoors.

Renowned photographer Tim Fitzharris shares his foolproof techniques, emphasiz...

Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance

Harlem has captivated the imagination of writers, artists, intellectuals, and politicians around the world since the early decades of this century. Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance examines the cultural reawakening of Harlem in the 1920s and 1930s as a key moment in twentieth-ce...

Carnival of Feltmaking: Easy Techniques and 26 Colorful Projects for You and Your Home

Add a splash of color and charm to your wardrobe or home by creating the delightful projects in author Gillian Harris's new book Carnival of Feltmaking. In the follow-up to the successful Complete Feltmaking, Gillian draws on inspiration from the carnival atmosphere, featuring a diverse range of ...

The Wondrous Strange: The Wyeth Tradition

A collection of art by America's first family of the art world: the Wyeths

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Old Masters, New World: America's Raid on Europe's Great Pictures

In 1870 a group of wealthy and culturally ambitious New Yorkers founded the Metropolitan Museum of Art in a Manhattan brownstone with a lackluster collection and not a single major work of art. Americans came late to the game of art collecting and raced to catch up. Soon, America’s new industrial...

Rolando Gomez's Lighting for Glamour Photography: Techniques for Digital Photographers

Through a creative and controlled approach to lighting techniques, this informative reference on glamour photography demonstrates how to optimize the subject’s beauty. From simple sunlight to professional studio lighting systems, this manual presents practical examples of lighting sources and sho...

Henry James and American Painting

Depicting characters like the eponymous young sculptor in Roderick Hudson and spaces like the crowded galleries in The Wings of the Dove, Henry James's iconic novels reflect the significance of the visual culture of his society. In this book, novelist and critic Colm Toibin joins art historian Ma...

This Is Not a Photo Opportunity: The Street Art of Banksy

This Is Not a Photo Opportunity is a street-level, full-color showcase of some of Banksy’s most innovative pieces ever. Banksy, Britain’s now-legendary “guerilla” street artist, has painted the walls, streets, and bridges of towns and cities throughout the world. Once viewed as vandalism, Banksy’...

Albrecht Dürer

Germany's greatest Renaissance artist Though he is most famous for his engravings, Albrecht D?rer (1471-1528) was also a master painter and draftsman whose work exemplifies the spirit of German art. D?rer's importance in the German High Renaissance was such that he can be considered to embody the...

Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Halloween

Using simple shapes, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw a variety of creepy and scary Halloween creatures, such as witches, bats, monsters, and more! This book is packed with cool things that kids-and not a few adults-really want to draw. Easy and fun, the book provides hours of art-f...

Luminair: Painting from Life with a Computer

Luminair presents a collection of digital life paintings by noted concept designer, Nick Pugh, who has developed this novel approach to traditional representational art.

Painting from life, Pugh's canvas is the laptop computer screen and his palette is the multitude of colors available to ...

Secrets to Realistic Drawing

Anyone can draw - including you! Learn to draw today, even if you've never drawn before! Carrie Stuart Parks and Rick Parks, FBI-trained composite artists and drawing instructors, have taught thousands of people of all ages and skill levels how to turn out impressive realistic drawings. Discover ...

Some People Can't Surf: The Graphic Design of Art Chantry

Art Chantry's contrarian ways have placed him in the pantheon of great modern designers. Some People Can't Surf: The Graphic Design of Art Chantry is the first survey of this visual iconoclast, who also designed the book and packed it with hundreds of his vibrant images. Gritty, funny, and refres...

Keith Haring, 1958-1990: Life for Art

By the time of his death from AIDS at the age of 31, Keith Haring (1958-1990) was already a wildly successful and popular artist. Haring's original and instantly recognizable style, full of thick black lines, bold colors, and graffiti-inspired cartoon-like figures, won him the appreciation of bot...

Rogier van der Weyden y los reinos de la península Ibérica.

Catálogo publicado con motivo de la exposición “Rogier van der Weyden (h. 1399-1464)”, celebrada en el Museo Nacional del Prado entre el 24 de marzo y el 28 de junio de 2015.

La exposición está organizada con motivo de la restauración del gran Calvario de El Escorial, llevada a cabo en los...