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  • Painting with Impactby David Curtis; Robin Capon

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 25.99

    David Curtis is one of the most successful and loved artists in the UK. His books are bestsellers and in his latest publication he talks about the secrets of producing paintings with impact. Although his work is not showy, they are powerful and are much-sought after. His secrets for painting with impact are the sensitive consideration of balance and... more...

  • Painting on Locationby David Curtis; Robin Capon

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 25.99

    David Curtis is one of the most successful and celebrated artists working in the UK today. His books are bestsellers and in his latest book he discusses and demonstrates his approach to painting outside on location. He paints on site whenever possible as he finds that working directly from the subject gives his work a sense of immediacy, dynamism,... more...

  • Capturing the Moment in Oilsby David Curtis; Robin Capon

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 20.99

    One of the attractions of painting outdoors is the challenge of capturing the spirit of a place - changing light, weather and transient conditions demand particular painting skills if they are to be interpreted effectively. Leading painter David Curtis works on location, in all weathers, observing and capturing the subtle effects of light and mood.... more...

  • Colorby Rolf G. Kuehni

    Wiley 2015; US$ 110.95 US$ 96.16

    The one-stop reference to the essentials of color science and technology—now fully updated and revised The fully updated Third Edition of Color: An Introduction to Practice and Principles continues to provide a truly comprehensive, non-mathematical introduction to color science, complete with historical, philosophical, and art-related... more...

  • Fine Art Tips with Lori McNeeby Lori Mcnee

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 29.99 US$ 24.59

    Lessons of a lifetime. 24 modern-day masters share secrets to their success. Since 2009, thousands of artists have flocked to Lori McNee's for creative and professional advice. A social media guru as well as a professional artist, McNee has assembled a diverse and impressive group of today's most popular artists to create Fine... more...

  • Paint by Numbersby Claire van den Heever

    Earnshaw Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    The journey of Chinese art?from mass-produced propaganda in the Mao era to modern-day market darling?mirrors China?s own momentous changes like few other disciplines. Today, in both contemporary art and contemporary Chinese society, commerce and politics coexist in a delicate balance, which some call sensible and others, selling out. By traveling... more...

  • Collage, Paint, Drawby Sue Pelletier

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 24.99 US$ 20.49

    Collage, paint and draw to explore a new side of mixed-media art and go off the beaten path! Celebrate the day-to-day journey of life as you create imaginative mixed-media projects. In Collage, Paint Draw , you will learn how to use heart-felt images as a starting point to jump into the world of mixed-media art, materials and techniques. Using... more...

  • Abstract Art Paintingby Debora Stewart

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 24.99 US$ 20.49

    Would you love to take your art in a new direction? In Abstract Art Painting , you will enter a realm of tactile, intuitive excitement, combining pastel and acrylic to achieve results as unique as you are. You'll learn how to explore the use of color theory in abstraction and to use underpainting to bring structure and depth to your art. In addition... more...

  • Painting the Nude in Oilsby Adele Wagstaff

    Crowood 2015; US$ 25.99

    The nude has inspired artists for centuries and continues to inspire us today. Alongside a historical study of the nude in painting, this book introduces oil paint and gives advice on techniques when using this challenging and rewarding medium. Capturing the beauty of form and the delicate colours of the figure, it celebrates the powerful images that... more...

  • Acrylicworks 2by Jamie Markle

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.70

    "Acrylics allow me to be fearless." --Rhonda Franks, p88 A showcase of the versatility of the medium and what's being done with it today, AcrylicWorks 2 features stunning paintings from 100+ of today's top artists. Filled with radical techniques, happy accidents and endless possibilities, this 2nd volume of The Best of Acrylic Painting focuses... more...