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- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available
This practical and inspirational guide, in a handy sketchbook format, is aimed at the practised beginner and shows how to achieve successful watercolour landscapes in just 30 minutes ? ideal for the busy amateur artist who doesn't have much time to paint. more...
- Auckland University Press 1999; US$ 23.99
This is the record of the author's powerful and moving search for the artist Philip Clairmont which mingles elements of biography and art history with a personal quest. It is an unusual and brilliant piece of writing by the author of The Autobiography of My Father , which transcends categorization. more...
- F+W Media 2013; US$ 26.95
In this inspirational volume, artist and author Pam Carriker offers uninhibited mixed-media play while encouraging you to look at your work with a newly evaluative eye and determine what works for you. Create your own art journal while using a variety of mixed-media techniques and explore seven important elements of art: Color Texture Shape... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.99
The red carpet on Oscar night is the film industry's own catwalk, a place where talent, beauty and style vie for attention. Here, fashion expert Bronwyn Cosgrave gives us the stories from behind the parade of dresses. From the splendour of Vivien Leigh to the war-era chic of Ingrid Bergman, from Grace Kelly's glacial glamour to Nicole Kidman's groundbreaking... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99
" Globalisation is happening. It is driven by economics, ideology and communications. But does this have to entail the annexation of chunks of the world by the Great Power of any given moment? Surely that is the path to constant conflict, to grief and misery. There is another way: to inhabit and broaden the common ground. This is the ground where... more...
- University of Delaware 2013; US$ 74.99
This book analyzes the genre subjects created by Jean Siméon Chardin in the 1730s and 1740s as exemplars of a period-specific aesthetic known as the goût moderne or Modern taste, a category shaped by the literary Quarrel of the Ancients versus the Moderns. The author historicizes the development of these genre subjects in ways that challenge... more...
- F+W Media 2013; US$ 24.99
Mixed media or mystery? There's a secret to understanding the mystery behind the hidden message in a work of mixed-media art. As Seth Apter knows, if you can get to know the artist, you will get to know the art. The Mixed Media Artist unlocks this mystery and provides an intimate look into the hearts, souls and creative processes of over 40 inspiring... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99
This handy pocket guide answers the most pressing questions artists and designers will have when setting up an art practice or creative business. Many visual artists who graduate from art school need to learn how to be self-employed or form a company. This book presents 100 useful business related things (explained in 250 words or less) that any creative... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 36.99
The human figure has been represented in clay throughout history and continues to evolve today. Artists are working with the figure in new ways, playing with materials and forms, and making use of new technologies to produce challenging and unconventional work, from the intact whole figure to the fragmented, hybrid and abstract. Ceramics and the... more...