Based on author Wendy Hollender's classroom demonstrations at the New York Botanical Garden (the largest program of its kind in the world), 'Botanical Drawing in Color' is grounded in the basic principles of drawing as they apply to the botanical forms of plants and flowers...
A researched study on two of art's most fundamental themes, this book bridges the gap between abstract theory and practical knowledge. Beginning with a survey of underappreciated masters who perfected the use of colour and light, the book examines how light reveals form, the properties of colour and..
A revised edition of the classic drawing book that has sold more than 1.7 million copies in the United States alone.Translated into more than seventeen languages, "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" is the world's most widely used drawing instruction book. Whether you are drawing as a professio..
The ultimate guide to visual storytelling How to make the audience "feel" the story while they are "reading" the story. Using his experiences from working in the comic book industry, movie studios and teaching, Marcos introduces the reader to a step-by-step system that will create the most successf..
Drawing animals requires fast thinking and quick execution. Unlike artists of landscapes or still-life, the animal illustrator must adhere to this golden rule: "observe much and long and draw quick and little." This respected guidebook, written by renowned wildlife illustrator Charles Liedl, shows y..
How to Draw is for artists, architects and designers. It is useful to the novice, the student and the professional. You will learn how to draw any object or environment from your imagination, starting with the most basic perspective drawing skills. Early chapters explain how to draw accurate perspec..
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Concise and beautifully illustrated, this guide provides invaluable instruction on the art of pencil drawing. It covers the basics of holding the pencil, applying different strokes, shading, perspective, and the rendering of different textures, as well as the finer points of pictorial composition an..
In this guide to the traditional ornamental art of "flourishing," complete instructions and examples help you create your own magnificent swirls, delicately shaded curves, harmoniously crisscrossing lines, from which birds, rabbits, deer, ribbons, and other objects gracefully emerge. Over 150 royalt..
Thousands of artistic graphic illustrations, from motorcycles to health food and including rock posters, surf, and skateboard art, jump off these pages. Bold and dynamic bad boy and hippie themes in bright and startling colors command your attention with incredible detail. Jim Phillips delights in o..
A combination of technological advances and a vast reservoir of native talent led to a golden age in American illustration during the period between the Gilded Age and the dawn of World War II. Popular magazines such as "Century, Scribner's, Puck, "and" Life" launched the careers of many aspiring il..
Whether writing a shopping list or a poem, art and flower lovers will find this handy, inexpensive, and beautiful pocket-sized notebook irresistible. Its front and back covers are adorned with a full-color reproduction of van Gogh's 1889 floral masterpiece "Irises." Blank pages...
Aimed at beginners, this book shows how beautiful images can be created from repeating patterns. Accredited Zentangle teacher Jane Marbaix demonstrates a range of patterns one step at a time and offers a sourcebook of her own designs to inspire tanglers to try something different. Proven to reduce s..
An original collection of photography from the biggest names in American fashion, Designers on Instagram culls the most interesting, stylish, and unique photographs on Instagram from the designers that comprise the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). Handpicked by the designers themselve..
Explore your creative side by colouring and personalizing some of the most intricate and fascinating tattoo designs imaginable. From tribal patterns to dragons, from skulls to floral designs, this colouring book celebrates the diversity of this art form, with something here for all tastes, proving t..
Box: Rediscover your favourite card games - and maybe some new ones, too! The exclusive hexagonal playing cards feature wacky new suits including llamas, unicorns, avocados and pineapples for an exciting and quirky twist. A game book and cribbage set are also included for hours of fun. Book: Redisco..
Box: Get ready to figure out who, what and where you are with this set of guessing games. Challenge your friends and demolish your enemies with your clue-solving skills. This box has everything you need to play, including instructions, a set of challenge cards, card holders and a timer. Book: Play W..
Box: Who kazoos? You kazoo! This box includes two super kazoos and a whole range of music games and song cards. Kazoo-off with your friends, guess the tunes or go wherever your musical talent takes you. Toot-toot! Book: Are you a music master? Play it Again will prove it! Whether you're guessing a t..