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Mermaids, Fairies, & Other Girls of Whimsy Coloring Book: 50 Fan Favs
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Enter a magical world of fairies, mermaids, storybook princesses, and faraway lands! Artist Hannah Lynn’s whimsical drawings have been delighting fans around the world for close to a decade. This ultimate collection coloring book features 50 fan ...
Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting in Photoshop: Characters
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mpn: 40697779, ean: 9781909414143, isbn: 190941414X,
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Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting: Characters is a comprehensive guide for artists wishing to create convincing and detailed characters. It features established artists such as Charlie Bowater (concept artist at Atomhawk) and Derek Stenning (freel...
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Tortured talent: The genius and the angst of an Expressionist master Vincent van Gogh’s story is one of the most ironic in art history. Today, he is celebrated the world over as one of the most important painters of all time, recognized with s...
An Art Lover's Guide to Florence
By Brand: Northern Illinois University Press
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No city but Florence contains such an intense concentration of art produced in such a short span of time. The sheer number and proximity of works of painting, sculpture, and architecture in Florence can be so overwhelming that Florentine hospitals tr...
Creating Black Americans: African-American History and Its Meanings, 1619 to the Present
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: 110 color illus. & 42 b/w maps & illus., ean: 9780195137569, isbn: 9780195137569,
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Here is a magnificent account of a past rich in beauty and creativity, but also in tragedy and trauma. Eminent historian Nell Irvin Painter blends a vivid narrative based on the latest research with a wonderful array of artwork by African American ar...
Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer
By Metropolitan Museum of Art
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mpn: 48062951, ean: 9781588396372, isbn: 1588396371,
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By Carmen C. Bambach This catalogue accompanies The Metropolitan Museum of Art Department of Drawings and Prints exhibition. Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475-1564) was especially celebrated for his disegno, a term that embraces both drawing and...
Richard F. Lack: Catalogue Raisonné
By Afton Historical Society Press
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RICHARD F. LACK (1928-2009) was one of the most important and distinguished artists of the last half of the twentieth century. Over the span of sixty-three years he completed more than 1,300 paintings, drawings, sketches, studies, etchings, woodcuts,...
Paint Charming Seaside Scenes With Acrylics
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Paint 16 scenes that conjure the romance of the seaSeagulls cawing, the meeting of sky and sea, the hypnotic ebb and flow of waves breaking on the shore—it's no wonder artists are drawn to the magic of the sea. Jacqueline Penney has lived near the ...
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Our lives are saturated by color. We live in a world of vivid colors, and color marks our psychological and social existence. But for all color’s inescapability, we don’t know much about it. Now authors David Scott Kastan and Stephen Farthing off...
Rothko: The Color Field Paintings
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Mark Rothko's iconic paintings are some of the most profound works of twentieth-century Abstract Expressionism. This collection presents fifty large-scale artworks from the American master's color field period (1949–1970) alongside essays by Rothko...
The Letters of Vincent van Gogh (Penguin Classics)
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"If ever there was any doubt that Van Gogh's letters belong beside those great classics of artistic self-revelation, Cellini's autobiography and Delacroix's journal, this excellent edition dispels it." —The Times (London)"Be clearly aware of the s...
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mpn: 35049004, ean: 9780847838899, isbn: 9780847838899,
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A comprehensive volume—overseen by the artist himself—on one of the most renowned living artists today, Takashi Murakami. Takashi Murakami is celebrated the world over for his deft blurring of high and low art. In this volume, accompanying a majo...
The Architecture of Alfred Browning Parker: Miami's Maverick Modernist
By University Press of Florida
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780813036779, isbn: 0813036771,
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The first authorized examination of a twentieth-century architectural giant “A comprehensive survey of one of Florida’s most prolific and influential architects of the mid-twentieth century. In an era when we seek resiliency in design and buildi...
Albert Oehlen: Cows by the Water
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The most substantial monograph ever devoted to Albert Oehlen.Albert Oehlen has established himself as one of the leading figures in contemporary painting thanks to a continually evolving practice that focuses more on overcoming formal limitations and...
The Oil Painting Course You've Always Wanted: Guided Lessons for Beginners and Experienced Artists
By Watson-Guptill Publications
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In The Oil Painting Course You've Always Wanted, author Kathleen Staiger presents crystal clear, step-by-step lessons that build to reinforce learning. Brush control, creating the illusion of three dimensions, foolproof color mixing, still-life paint...
The Art Spirit
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A classic work of advice, criticism, and inspiration for aspiring artists and lovers of art"Art when really understood is the province of every human being." So begins The Art Spirit, the collected words, teachings, and wisdom of innovative artist an...
Welcome to Marwencol
By Princeton Architectural Press
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Welcome to Marwencol tells the story of Mark Hogancamp. Mark is the subject of the movie, Welcome to Marwen (December 2018) starring Steve Carrell • Welcome to Marwencol is a hybrid art and storybook about Mark Hogancamp and his imaginary World War...
Best of Norman Rockwell
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Norman Rockwell's son, Tom, has put together the absolute finest collection of his father's bounteous body of work, illustrations that bespeak the golden glow of pre- and post-WWII Americana. Rockwell senior, who said he depicted life as I would li...
The Art of God of War
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mpn: 49974032, ean: 9781506705743, isbn: 150670574X,
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It is a new beginning for Kratos. Living as a man, outside the shadow of the gods, he seeks solitude in the unfamiliar lands of Norse mythology. With new purpose and his son at his side, Kratos must fight for survival as powerful forces threaten to d...
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