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  • Art Students League of New York on Paintingby James L McElhinney

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2015; US$ 35.00

    A  New York Times  Gift Pick: Coffee Table Books About New York  A lushly illustrated, comprehensive guide to painting in all media from the prestigious visual arts education institution Art Students League of New York. The Art Students League of New York is America?s signature art school, run by artists for artists. Founded in 1875, it has nurtured... more...

  • Chinese Cut-Paper Designsby Theodore Menten

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 9.95

    269 modern paper-cuttings from Mainland China: horses, pandas, butterflies, flowers, fish, peacocks, monkeys, phoenixes, lanterns, vases, landscapes, other traditional and modern motifs ? printed solid red, black, blue, or green. more...

  • Traditional Korean Designsby Madeleine Orban-Szontagh

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.95

    Inspired by authentic Korean arts and crafts dating from the 1st through the 19th centuries, these 142 bold black-and-white line drawings include abstract forms, costumed figures, birds, flowers, and landscapes in many sizes and shapes, all royalty-free. more...

  • Chinese Brushwork in Calligraphy and Paintingby Kwo Da-Wei

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.00

    Comprehensive volume traces historical development of techniques and styles evolved by Chinese masters since the 14th century, analyzes aesthetic concepts, and provides information on materials, technical principles, and brush strokes. more...

  • A Mirror of Japanese Ornamentby Dover

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95

    Rendered from a rare 1915 five-volume set, this all-encompassing design treasury captures the graceful beauty of traditional Japanese motifs. These 100 full-color plates?many with multiple images?range from ornate florals and elegant cranes to dragons and Buddhas, and from Silk Road imports to Edo-style textile patterns. A veritable grammar of Japanese... more...

  • Anatomy for Artistsby Diana Stanley

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.95

    Concise and uniquely organized, this outstanding guide teaches the essentials of anatomical rendering. Author Diana Stanley presents numerous illustrations and instructions covering the key aspects of anatomy, without the distractions of unnecessarily extensive technical details that many art students find discouraging. Four major sections constitute... more...

  • Anatomy and Perspectiveby Charles Oliver

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Artists of classical Greece and the Renaissance were highly aware of the complexity and great beauty of the human figure, and strove in their artwork to depict the ideal form. This book by an experienced twentieth-century art teacher covers two fundamentals of figure drawing that were equally important to masters of earlier eras ? anatomy and perspective,... more...

  • Chinese Lattice Designsby Daniel Sheets Dye

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 18.95

    A collection of 1,239 beautiful geometric designs are shown, with titles, commentaries, and other information: 265 groups of designs based on parallelogram, octagon, hexagon, single-focus frames, wedge-lock, parallel waves, U-scroll, and more. more...

  • Chinese Designs and Motifsby Marty Noble

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    With its dragons and fish, flowers and foo dogs, this magnificent compilation of 361 royalty-free designs offers an exotic archive of crisp black-and-white images in a variety of shapes and sizes. more...

  • Tibetan Religious Artby Antoinette K. Gordon

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.99

    An informative overview of the intrinsic relationship of Buddhist deities to Tibetan art and well-captioned illustrations: temple paintings, books, wood blocks, ritual objects, robes, masks, metal work, more. 92 black-and-white illustrations. more...