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Landscape Sketching and Architectural Rendering: How to Draw in Pencil Pen Ink Landscapes Seascapes Cityscapes Architecture

By: Allan Staines

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Pindedale Press: 2014

Seller ID: A1049


This book with its easy show me how style reveals the secrets that can turn you into a confident landscape sketching artist. The beginner is led from beginner sketching step-by-step, choosing equipment, visualizing perspective, creating tonal values and understanding composition. Covering not only landscapes but also all the elements found in the landscape as well as seascapes on to buildings and architectural renderings in pencil or pen and ink. Skilled artis... View more info

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500 Tangled Artworks: A Showcase of Inspired Illustrated Designs

By: Beckah Krahula

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Quarry Books: 2015

Seller ID: 002629


Become inspired by this vast collection of meditative drawing tiles known as tangles! "500 Tangled Art Works," curated by Beckah Krahula, author of the bestselling book, "One Zentangle a Day," is the first book to feature a large and wide-ranging collection of exciting, beautiful, and experimental drawings. Tangles, a one to four stroke repetitive pattern used in a meditative art form called Zentangle(TM), are showing up all over the world in drawings, paintings, and man... View more info

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The Glamour Girls of Bill Ward [used book][hard to get]

By: Bill Ward

Price: $75.00

Publisher: USA, Fintagraphics Books: 2007

Seller ID: 004505


Renowned pin-up artist Bill Ward gets the full coffee-table treatment in this lavish oversized full-color paperback featuring Ward's most polished, fully-realized portraits of the 1950s. Imagine, if you will, an innocent but stunning young woman boasting the most unlikely Barbie-like proportions-and then some-poured into a wisp of lingerie or clingy cocktail dress, silky opera-length gloves, and sheer thigh-high stockings, perched precariously but not inelegantly atop a... View more info

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Figure Drawing Studio: Drawing and Painting the Nude Figure from Pose Photos

By: Butch Krieger

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Sterling: 2015

Seller ID: 001989


Welcome to your very own Figure Drawing Studio, where artist Butch Krieger guides you through the fundamentals of learning to draw and paint the human form using photographs taken of live art models posing as they would for an art class. Innovative step-by-step exercises based on these images, from the popular Art Models series, will boost your skills and prepare you to draw from life. A companion disk features more than 1,500 high-resolution full-colour photos to work w... View more info

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Painted Blossoms: Creating Expressive Flower Art with Mixed Media

By: Carrie Schmitt

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Betterway Books: 2015

Seller ID: 002035


Do you long to cultivate more creative joy in your painting? Flowers are organic, wonderfully forgiving subjects. Each one is unique; you can't paint one wrong! Painted Blossoms will encourage you to welcome creativity with ease as you discover ways to tend the garden within. In addition to watching yourself grow through seven different stepped-out flower projects, you'll learn basic design elements, how to get unstuck from the mud, how to carve your own stamps, cut your... View more info

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Chinese Brush Painting: Traditional and Contemporary Techniques Using Ink and Water Soluble Media

By: Cheng Yan

Price: $28.95

Publisher: UK, Search Press: 2015

Seller ID: 003478


Cheng Yan captures all the freshness and spontaneity of Chinese brush painting in this beautiful, inspiring guide. Using step-by-step photographs and his own evocative pictures, he teaches all the techniques needed to paint animals, birds, fish and insects. Learn how to create atmosphere in landscapes and transform flowers and plants into wonderful works of art. Yan guides the artist through all the traditional techniques, illustrating how to master composition, inks, pa... View more info

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Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light: Oil, Pastel and Watercolor

By: Chris Saper

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, North Light Books: 2015

Seller ID: 001911


LEARNING HOW TO CAPTURE SUCH QUALITY HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER! Inside you'll find guidelines for rendering accurate skin tones in a variety of media, including watercolor, oil and pastel. You'll begin with a review of the five essential painting elements (drawing, value, color, composition and edges), then learn how light and color influence the appearance of skin tones. Best-selling artist Chris Saper provides the advice and examples that make every lesson and technique ea... View more info

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The Kew Book of Botanical Illustration

By: Christabel King

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Search Press: 2015

Seller ID: 003492


Kew is eminent worldwide in botanical science and the study and preservation of plant species, and Christabel King has been doing illustrations for them for 40 years and is their foremost botanical artist. Here she explains both scientific botanical illustration and the looser botanical art, and covers materials, collecting and preserving plant specimens, drawing and painting techniques, magnification, using dividers, drawing from life, composition, light and shade and t... View more info

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Cartoon Faces: How to Draw Heads, Features & Expressions

By: Christopher Hart

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Sixth and Spring Books: 2014

Seller ID: 000393


This is a comprehensive tutorial on how to draw an array of cartoon faces. This is the latest in the bestselling 'How to Draw' series, from master cartoonist and prolific author Chris Hart. It includes step-by-step instructions and diagrams to accommodate beginners. The personality of a cartoon character begins with the face: the head, the features, the expressions. Get that right and you can create a memorable personality. Bestselling How to Draw author Christopher Hart... View more info

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Manga Drawing Class: A Guided Sketchbook for Creating Fantasy & Adventure Characters

By: Christopher Hart

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Sixth and Spring Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003350


For anyone with manga mania, this guided sketchbook will be an endless source of instruction and inspiration. In easy-to-follow lessons interspersed with high-quality pages for hands-on practice, bestselling author Christopher Hart shows how to bring manga's faeries, warriors, villains, sci-fi figures and monsters to life. The pad encourages students to sketch right along with Hart, mastering the skills to draw characters' heads, expressions, bodies, outfits and dynamic ... View more info

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60 Minutes to Better Painting: Quick Studies in Oil and Acrylic

By: Craig Nelson

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, North Light Books: 2015

Seller ID: 001878


Bring new life to your paintings with this lively and liberating guide. It shows how to use quick studies short sessions of60minutes or less to focus your efforts on the essence of your subject, enabling you to master the medium rather than getting stuck on the tiny details that slow you down. View more info

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Figure Drawing Master Class: Lessons in Life Drawing

By: Dan Gheno

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, North Light Books: 2015

Seller ID: 002136


With Figure Drawing Master Class, you will discover the secrets to creating masterful figure drawings through examples of Old Master drawings, as well as Dan Gheno's own beautiful drawings, demonstrations and diagrams. This take-home course covers everything you need to put yourself on the fast-track to successful figure drawing. Inside you'll find:* The basics of training your hand to draw* Gesture drawing lessons* How to draw heads and hands* How to accurately compose ... View more info

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Creative GIRL: Mixed Media Techniques for an Artful Life

By: Danielle Donaldson

Price: $42.95

Publisher: USA, North Light Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003341


Find your artistic creativity with delicate doodles, big colors and lavish layers! CreativeGIRL features art projects that teach you how to draw and paint your story using pencils, watercolor paints and simple mixed-media supplies. Danielle Donaldson shows you how to draw the pretty pictures from your imagination, infuse your art with delightful color combinations and work through creative frustration with simple fixes. You'll learn how to paint with watercolor, tell vis... View more info

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Sea & Sky in Acrylics: Techniques & Inspiration *** Temporarily Out of Stock ***

By: Dave White

Price: $34.95

Publisher: UK, Search Press: 2015

Seller ID: 003501


Dave White introduces the simple but effective techniques that he uses to paint stunning, dramatic seascapes with beautiful and realistic skies. He demonstrates spattering, blending backgrounds, painting horizons, finger painting clouds and foam. There is expert advice on the anatomy of waves and how they rise and collapse, creating ripples, surf, foam and spray. Clear instructions show how to paint effective reflections and beaches to improve your seascapes. The sky sec... View more info

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Abstract Art Painting: Expressions in Mixed Media

By: Debora Stewart

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, North Light Books: 2015

Seller ID: 001977


Would you love to take your art in a new direction? In Abstract Art Painting, you will enter a realm of tactile, intuitive excitement, combining pastel and acrylic to achieve results as unique as you are. You'll learn how to explore the use of color theory in abstraction and to use underpainting to bring structure and depth to your art. In addition you'll begin to understand how to work in a series and how this can help you develop your own personal style. A sampling of ... View more info