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  • 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...

  • Colorby Rolf G. Kuehni

    Wiley 2015; US$ 110.95

    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 topics.... more...

  • Fine Art Tips with Lori McNeeby Lori Mcnee

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 29.99

    Lessons of a lifetime. 24 modern-day masters share secrets to their success. Since 2009, thousands of artists have flocked to Lori McNee's FineArtTips.com 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

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  • Abstract Art Paintingby Debora Stewart

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 24.99

    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$ 21.86

    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

    "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...

  • Painting with Acrylicsby Ian Coleman

    Crowood 2015; US$ 24.78

    Acrylics are a versatile and exciting medium, but how can you get the most from these paints? This book shows you how. With step-by-step examples, it explains the core brush skills for a beginner. For those with more experience, it introduces a range of techniques so you can learn, for example, how to blend your colours, use transparent washes to create... more...

  • 1000 Meisterwerke der Malereiby Victoria Charles; Joseph Manca; Megan McShane

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Gemäß den etablierten kunsttechnischen Grundsätzen sollte ein Porträt vor allem ein naturgetreues Abbild der porträtierten Person darstellen. Im Laufe der Geschichte hat sich dieses Genre jedoch als weitaus komplexer erwiesen als es diese Richtlinie, die eine simple Nachahmung der Natur vorzuschreiben scheint, ausdrücken könnte. Das vorliegende Buch... more...