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  • Art Nouveau Floral Ornament in Colorby Maurice P. Verneuil; Francis A. Davis

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.99

    Classic portfolio includes 197 original designs, shown on 48 color plates: arrowhead, blackberry, buttercup, columbine, gourd, honeysuckle, iris, thistle, more; plus animal motifs: seahorses, kingfishers, peacocks, others, as well as some rarely associated with ornamental beauty such as rats and lizards. "An attractive and useful reference source."... more...

  • Art Nouveau Floral Patterns and Stencil Designs in Full Colorby M. P. Verneuil

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    This unique collection of beautiful floral patterns and stencil designs showcases the rich, muted colors and distinctive, sinuous lines of the Art Nouveau style. Included are 159 floral and foliate motifs, created in the late 1890s by M. P. Verneuil, one of the Art Nouveau movement's finest artists. All the designs have been meticulously reproduced... more...

  • Art Nouveau Frames and Bordersby Carol Belanger Grafton

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.99

    Indispensable collection for enhancing menus, invitations, ad copy, greeting cards, catalogs ? almost any graphic project ? includes 199 black-and-white designs, among them crisply rendered floral and foliate motifs, butterflies and peacocks, female figures and sensuous cherubs, asymmetrical shapes and undulating lines, all in a variety of shapes... more...

  • Art Nouveau Stencil Designsby A. Desaint

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.95

    This unusual collection of stencil designs showcases the sinuous elegance of Art Nouveau, with 44 plates dating from the 1920s. Inspired by interior and exterior architectural ornaments of buildings in France and Britain, the designs are meticulously reproduced from a rare vintage publication. Attractive patterns range from decorations for churches,... more...

  • Art Nouveau Stencil Designs in Colorby A. Charayron; Leon Durand

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    Drawn from a rare French volume, this gallery of delicate multicolor stenciling in the Art Nouveau style features the use of pochoir , a unique method that was popular in Paris during the early part of the twentieth century. Distinctive for its clear, sharp lines, vibrant colors, and textured surfaces, pochoir stenciling was used in fashion journals,... more...

  • The Art Nouveau Style Book of Alphonse Muchaby Alphonse Mucha

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95

    To the general public, Alphonse Maria Mucha (1860-1939) is perhaps best known for his posters of Sarah Bernhardt and magnificent decorative panels such as "The Seasons" ? works that continue to grow in popularity and value as the resurgence of interest in Art Nouveau increases. Among graphic artists and commercial designers, Mucha is praised for the... more...

  • Art Nouveau Typographic Ornamentsby Dan X. Solo

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 11.95

    The turn-of-the-century Arts and Crafts movement revitalized many art-craft domains, including of course typography. One sidelight to the typographic art, but one in which many printers specialized, was the typographical ornament?long a tradition among the very earliest printers, once again brought to the avant garde of design. The best American... more...

  • Art Students' Anatomyby Edmond J. Farris

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95

    For art students working with the human figure, this comprehensive study of the bones, muscles, and surface forms of the living body will be one of the most useful (and most used) additions they can make to their private libraries. More than 150 illustrations, mostly full-page photographs and labeled sketches of undraped male and female bodies,... more...

  • The Art and Technique of Pen Drawingby G. Montague Ellwood

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.95

    A practical course in pen and ink drawing, this helpful guide includes a comprehensive survey of the best pen work in existence. A wide diversity of styles are presented ? from loose sketches to rich, engraving-like studies. Works from all periods include drawings by such masters as Dürer, Holbein, Doré, Gibson, Rackham, Pyle, Beardsley, and Klinger.... more...

  • The Art of Cartooningby Roy Paul Nelson

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.95

    With a little outside help, says veteran cartoonist Roy Paul Nelson, anyone with an interest in art can learn to draw humorous sketches. He proves it in this accessible guide to cartooning, offering beginners and professionals a complete manual for working in one of the world's liveliest art forms. Briefly tracing the origins of cartooning, Nelson... more...