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  • If You're Bored With WATERCOLOUR Read This Bookby Veronica Ballart Lilja

    Octopus 2017; US$ 15.99

    You know watercolour, don't you? The perfect medium for tasteful landscapes, light seascapes and delicate still-lifes. Conventional, easy to manage, inoffensive... boring ... Right? Wrong! In this book you'll discover a host of innovative techniques that will open your paint box to a whole new realm of possibility: luminous colour, dynamic composition,... more...

  • The Book of Circlesby Manuel Lima

    Princeton Architectural Press 2017; US$ 31.99

    In this follow-up to his hugely popular The Book of Trees and Visual Complexity , Manuel Lima takes us on a lively tour through millennia of circular information design. Three hundred detailed and colorful illustrations from around the world cover an encyclopedic array of subjects?architecture, urban planning, fine art, design, fashion, technology,... more...

  • Art Models Anastasia005by Douglas Johnson

    Live Model Books 2017; US$ 2.99

    Draw, paint, sculpt the figure anytime and anywhere with this portable figure reference.Each Pose gives you 24 or more photos?one every 15 degrees as the model turns through a full circle. Choose your preferred view for 2D art, like painting, or see the whole figure for 3D art, like sculpture. Zoom in to see details in hands and face and other tricky... more...

  • The Lives of Paintingsby Elsje van Kessel

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 91.99

    Das von der Stiftung Aby-Warburg unterhaltende Warburg-Haus in Hamburg führt mit Vortragsreihen, Stipendien und einer Warburg-Professur die Tradition der ehemaligen Kulturwissenschaftlichen Bibliothek Warburg fort. Mit der Publikationsreihe, in der Monographien und Sammelbände erscheinen, werden die Ergebnisse der Diskussionen und Forschungen... more...

  • What Drawing and Painting Really Meanby Paul Crowther

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    There are as many meanings to drawing and painting as there are cultural contexts for them to exist in. But this is not the end of the story. Drawings and paintings are made , and in their making embody unique meanings that transform our perception of space-time and sense of finitude. These meanings have not been addressed by art history or visual... more...

  • Acting for Animatorsby Ed Hooks

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Ed Hooks' essential acting guidebook for animators has been fully revised and updated in this 4 th edition. Hooks uses classical acting theory ? from Aristotle to Stanislavsky and beyond ? to explain everything from character analysis and physical movement to facial expression and scene structure. He speaks directly to animators, instead of stage... more...

  • Design for Lifeby Stuart Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 29.95

    Stuart Walker?s design work has been described as life-changing, inspiring, disturbing and ferocious. Drawing on an extraordinarily diverse range of sources and informed by creative practice, Design for Life penetrates to the heart of modern culture and the malaise that underlies today?s moral and environmental crises. The author argues... more...

  • Oils (Collins You Can Paint)by Linda Birch

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 8.18

    Relaunched in paperback, this book assumes no prior experience and is the essential guide to painting in oils for the absolute beginner. more...

  • About Sketchingby Jasper Salwey; Leonard Squirrell

    Dover Publications 2017; US$ 12.95

    Guide by a noted author of art instruction manuals details advantages of many drawing media, from pencil to watercolor, and their application to depictions of interior studies, figures, and landscapes. more...

  • Figures, Faces & Foldsby Adolphe Armand Braun

    Dover Publications 2017; US$ 18.95

    Ranging from classical to contemporary eras, this art instruction manual presents a historical overview of the depiction of women in drawings, paintings, sculpture, and photography. The highly detailed study is generously illustrated with black-and-white photographs, line drawings, and reproductions of paintings by Botticelli, Rubens, Vermeer, and... more...