This deceptively simple and addictive sketchbook-with-content includes tons of hip and entertaining things to draw. Encourages artists to try their hands at things like a bike, mistakes, Fred Astaire, synchronized swimmers, a sippy cup, RUN DMC, feelings, a waffle, the view from an airplane, and man..
Amsterdam 1900-1920 contains a unique collection of ornamentation and surface pattern designs that are typical of the graphic and applied arts in the Netherlands at the beginning of the 20th century. Many design elements are included which make it very easy to create new patterns in this style...
Titles in Barron's growing Art Answers series provide practical, on-the-spot answers to questions every artist confronts while working on a project, such as: Best ways to organize workspace Best materials to select for particular projects Reliable answers for building confidence and producing fi..
Artists around the world have lately been turning to their bookshelves for more than just a good read, opting to cut, paint, carve, stitch or otherwise transform the printed page into whole new beautiful, thought-provoking works of art. Art Made from Books is the definitive guide to this compelling ..
"The Art of Botanical Drawing" is an introductory guide to the techniques of botanical painting and drawing. Beginning artists and gardeners looking to capture the beauty of the plants in their garden will learn how to recognize and draw a wide variety of flowers and leaves, including succulents, ve..
The Art of Letter Carving in Stone portrays the beauty of this age-old craft alongside practical instruction. Written by an eminent practitioner and teacher, it guides the novice through the basics of letter carving, drawn lettering and making simple designs, and for the more experienced it explains..
Whether located in the heart of a metropolis such as Chicago or on sprawling fields in the countryside, sculpture parks and gardens have become increasingly popular destinations for art and nature lovers alike. These art parks offer visitors a unique opportunity to interact with large-scale works de..