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  • Das Buch der Farbenby

    Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 61.05

    Was sind eigentlich Farben und was sind Pigmente? Wie entstehen sie und was passiert, wenn man Farben mischt? Wir alle sehen Farben - jedenfalls wenn wir keine medizinisch bedingte Farbschwäche haben. Doch wie kommt es, dass unser Auge Farben wahrnehmen kann? Und wie wirken Farben auf unsere Stimmungen und Gefühle? Und ist es sogar möglich, durch Farben... more...

  • Wie auf den Tag das Abendsonnenlicht...by Anette Niethammer

    Traugott Bautz 2006; US$ 112.61

    Der aus Leipzig stammende Bildhauer und Maler Art(h)ur Volkmann (1851 -1941) gehört zu den wenig bekannten Künstlern des 20. Jahrhunderts. Doch führt gerade die Beschäftigung mit seinem Oeuvre hinein in die Auseinandersetzungen des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts um eine der Zeit angemessene, künstlerische Formensprache. Wir begegnen in Volkmanns Umfeld... more...

  • Material, Technik, Ästhetik und Wissenschaft der Farbe 1750-1850by Annik Pietsch

    Deutscher Kunstverlag 2015; Not Available

    Die Studie beschäftigt sich mit den tiefgreifenden Veränderungen von Materialien und Techniken der Malerei sowie den Verschiebungen ästhetischer und wissenschaftlicher Vorstellungen zur Farbe zwischen 1750 und 1850. In dieser Zeitspanne ist ein Bruch mit der Tradition festzustellen, der dazu geführt hat, dass die Gemälde nicht nur eine Vielfalt an... more...

  • Acrylic Innovationby Nancy Reyner

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 29.99

    Acrylic is often used as a substitute for oil paint or watercolor, but the real gold mine is in allowing the medium freedom to do what it does best. This book shows how today's artists are doing exactly that. It's loaded with original artwork and valuable insight from 64 artists, incredibly diverse in styles and subjects, each using acrylic in unique... more...

  • Rethinking Acrylicby Patti Brady

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 29.99

    Have you ever walked into an art supply store, stood in front of the amazing array of acrylic products and just thrown up your hands in confusion, leaving the store without buying something new to experiment with? If you've ever wondered what to do with all those products, then this book is for you. If you've been using acrylic in traditional painting... more...

  • Oil Painting For The Absolute Beginnerby Mark Willenbrink

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 24.99

    The quick-start guide to great results! Oil painting doesn't have to be rocket science, although some books on the subject make it seem that way. Filled with encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction, Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner is a no-fear, no-experience-required guide to enjoyable painting and happy results. Focusing on the... more...

  • Layered Impressionsby Katie Kendrick; Tonia Davenport

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 24.99

    Reveal your own uniquely beautiful layers by painting with poetry. Layered Impressions is the muse you need to marry your love of written expression and your passion for paint, revealing the colors of your true nature--the whispers from your soul. Katie Kendrick leads you into her world of impressionistic painting and shares her techniques for... more...

  • Flavor for Mixed Mediaby Mary Beth Shaw; Tonia Davenport

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 24.99

    It's time to cook up some creativity! You're invited to a fanciful feast of color, textures and luscious layers that will tempt even the most discriminating painter's palette. Whether you love experimenting with your own flavors, or following a recipe to a 'T,' Flavor of Mixed Media will be your guide to handcrafting some of your most delectable... more...

  • Donna Dewberry's Essential One-Stroke Painting Referenceby Donna Dewberry

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 24.99

    The ultimate guide to one-stroke painting Become a one-stroke wonder with this all-in-one reference! Here, beloved decorative painter and PBS television instructor Donna Dewberry takes you step-by-step through more than 60 demonstrations using her popular One-Stroke techniques. From flowers, trees and berries to birds, fruit and more, the at-a-glance... more...

  • Fast & Fun Flowers in Acrylicsby Laure Paillex

    F+W Media 2006; US$ 28.99

    Paint a Garden of Gorgeous Flowers, Instantly! Let the sun shine in! In one afternoon you can learn to paint a gorgeous garden of colorful flowers, even if you've never held a brush before. Open this guide and see how easy and fun it is. Just follow along step by step and in no time, you'll be painting pansies, jasmine, hydrangeas, roses, tiger lilies,... more...