Art

"This beautiful and practical art book shows how making art can improve creativity and increase relaxation. Through a series of guided step-by-step projects, readers are shown how to create calming and expressive images. A full range of materials and techniques are used in a book that is both inspirational and therapeutic."--Amazon.com.

Art Therapy: Inspirational & Practical Ways to De-Stress & Realise Your Creative Potential

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 Art

When Pop Art burst on the art scene in the 1950s as a reaction against abstract expressionism, it found instant favor with its colorful use of images from advertising, signs, soup cans, Coke bottles, and even comic strips. This playfulness is front and center in Draw Like an Ar... read more

Draw Like an Artist: Pop Art

All Too Human celebrates the painters in Britain who strove to represent human figures, their relationships, and their surroundings in the most intimate of ways--and features breathtaking works by Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon alongside rar... read more

All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life

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 Art Artists

Series:Tate Introductions Ser.

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) was the most prolific artist in the history of Western art, and remains the most popular. Celebrated and criticized for his inexhaustible creativity and exuberant lifestyle, he never ceased to innovate. He produced a uniquely rich body of work, adapting and invent... read more

Picasso

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 Art History

Collecting Art For Love, Money and Moreis an insider's guide for both the novice and experienced buyer. It reveals the motivations and secrets of successful collectors as well as providing an historical overview of the greatest collectors and their superb ... read more

Collecting Art for Love, Money and More

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 Art Artists

"He leads the field by a very long furlong, out on his own, making his own weather. He is Klimowski, unafraid."--Harold Pinter, Nobel Prize-winning playwright In the mid-1970s, Andrzej Klimowski's fearlessly original artwork caught the eye of leading Polish theater and film ... read more

Klimowski Poster Book

Megamunden, creator of the best-selling Tattoo Colouring Book , takes colouring to the next level in this stunning collection of tattoo art. Over sixty pages of elaborate flash sheets depict themes from ghost trains to Venice Beach, pinball to pin-ups, with all a... read more

The Tattoo Flash Colouring Book

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 Art Techniques

Series:The\Art Ideas Bks.

Many artists first learn to paint in watercolour. But this flexible, dynamic medium has an immediacy that is perfect for experimentation. Discover textures, applications, techniques, combinations of materials, and new ways of tackling the medium you love. Rub it, dab ... read more

The Watercolour Ideas Book
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As the first German democracy, the Weimar Republic (1918-33) is indelibly associated with crisis and transition, bridging as it did the fall of the German Empire and the rise of the totalitarian regime of National Socialism.... read more

Splendor and Misery in the Weimar Republic: From Otto Dix to Jeanne Mannen

This remarkable and beautiful book brings together a collection of decorated papers dating from the 16th to the 20th century. They were produced for a wide variety of uses: as wrappers and endpapers for books, as the backing for playin... read more

An Anthology of Decorated Papers: A Sourcebook for Designers

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 Art History

Series:Art Essentials Ser.

Beautifully illustrated with some of the world's greatest pictures, from cave paintings and Roman mosaics to Picasso and Damien Hirst, this affordable guide explains the art of looking at and understanding pictures, equipping the reader with the vision and tools to approach any... read more

Looking at Pictures

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 Art Techniques

Awards:Finalist: New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2015 Winner, Best First Book Award, NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2015.

This collection of 15 projects offers children aged 7 and over a range of unique Maori art experiences. Practical skills cover sculpture, photography, design, paint, mixed media, collage and more. Easy-to-follow instructions include illus... read more

Maori Art For Kids: 15 Featured Artists 15 Art Activities