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Since the Industrial Revolution, humans have been mechanising and digitising processes previously done by hand. But craftsmanship isn't lost to the footnotes of history. Meet the makers, fixers, and collectors dedicated to pre... read more

Almost Lost Arts: Traditional Crafts and the Artisans Keeping Them Alive

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There were many Melvin Days, but the term Artist encompasses all of them. During a career spanning seven decades, he produced some of the most intellectually astute, yet often visceral, paintings in New Zealand art history. Born in Hamilton in 1923, Day was a radical but also a g... read more

Melvin Day Artist

IPPY 2012 Gold Award in the Fine Arts category (Independent Publisher Book Awards)ForeWord Reviews 2012 Book of the Year Award Finalist
 
For centuries, great artists have been drawn together in friendship and in love... read more

Artists in Love A Century of Creative and Romantic Partnerships
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You don't need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That's the message from Austin Kleon, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, ... read more

Steal Like an Artist 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative
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Designed for beginner watercolor painters, Watercolour lays the groundwork for mastering the craft, with a complete guide to the necessary tools and materials, an introduction to the basic techniques, and 10 step-by-step paintings. <... read more

WatercolourTechniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner
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The Home of the Surrealists gives a brilliant insight into life at Farleys House, the famous Sussex home of photographer Lee Miller and Surrealist artist Roland Penrose. Written by the couple's son, Antony ... read more

The Home of the Surrealists - Lee Miller, Roland Penrose and Their Circle at Farley Farm House

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Austin Cooper was by chance of birth a Canadian but built his career as a commercial artist in London. Art-educated in Wales and Scotland, he became, in the inter-war years, one of the most highly-respected poster artist in the United Kingdom - one of L.N.E.R'... read more

Austin Cooper, Master of the Poster

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A fresh look at this giant of 1960s Pop Art--featuring his billboard-sized images of commercial subjects and combining his eye of an advertising man and the heart of a Pop artist. Lipsticks, automobiles, dishwashers, men in business suits, spaghetti, rockets, ai... read more

James Rosenquist - This American Life

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Series:Insta Grammar

The popular Insta Grammar series comprises the most beautiful - and interesting - thematic photos on Instagram, presented in a fresh, pleasing package at an affordable price. After Cats, City, Nordic and Green comes Insta Grammar Graphic and Dogs. The motto is: gr... read more

Insta Grammar Graphic:  Graphic

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"Meet the stars of Instagram: the most famous people you've never heard of" - The Independent The Insta Grammar series explores the most interesting corners of the incredibly popular social media site, Instagram. After Cats, City and Nordic, Green, Graphic and Dogs, t... read more

Insta Grammar Graphic:  Cars

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-Inspired by Instagram, the most popular social media site of the moment, with over 80 million new photos posted daily -The photos are accompanied by inspirational quotes -This is the perfect gift book, beautifully designed and part of a well received series -A ha... read more

Insta Grammar Graphic:  Unicorns

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This is the sketchbook every aspiring comic artist will want If you're dreaming of drawing comics, then you need a good place where you can get your artistic vision down on paper and plan your stories. And this companion to our Manga Storyboard Sketchbook is ideal f... read more

Comic Storyboard Sketchbook
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