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Information Design Workbook

By: Baer, Kim

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Rockport: 2010

Seller ID: 2266849


2010 Soft Cover. Lightly rubbed. View more info

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The Pen and Pencil Technique Book

By: Borgman, Harry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Watson Guptill: 1984

Seller ID: 2206201


Faint edge wear. 1984 Large Hardcover. Introduces basic drawing materials, shows how to work with pencils, pastels, pens, brushes, and colored markers, and includes step-by-step demonstrations. View more info

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Chinese Brush Painting

By: Cherrett, Pauline

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc: 2005

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2199955


1st printing. Light shelf wear. 2005 Large Softcover. 80 pp. By learning Chinese brush painting, you'll capture the essence of a subject, rather than all the details, in your work. It's the interplay of brush strokes and the space surrounding them that is the focus of this ancient art. Chinese Brush Painting will introduce you to both beginning and advanced techniques, enabling you to experiment with a variety of papers, inks, and brushes. View more info

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Watercolor: You Can Do It!

By: Couch, Tony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: North Light Books: 1987

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2267760


6th printing. Ink name on half-title page. 1987 Large Hardcover. 175, [1] pp. Easy-to-follow instruction in the basics of watercolour techniques, such as making watercolour paint behave on wet paper, composing a painting by thinking in terms of shapes and symbols, using ten basic hues to create a colour palette, and proceeding from the preliminary sketch to the finished painting via three step-by-step demonstrations. View more info

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Guide to Italic Handwriting (The Wisest Course)

By: Eager, Fred

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Italimuse, Inc.: 1967

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2267132


Faint smudge on front and rear wrappers. 1967 Stapled Binding. 83 pp. A guide to Italic handwriting, complete with examples to trace. View more info

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Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

By: Edwards, Betty

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Tarcher: 1989

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2269144


An exceptional copy. 1989 Soft Cover. Edwards uses the latest in brain research to explain how anyone can learn to draw more accurately and creatively. This edition contains a new illustrated section in color, several fully revised chapters, new sample drawings, and a new section on handwriting. View more info

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How to Draw Tattoo Style

By: Fish, Andy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chartwell: 2010

Seller ID: 2208229


Edge wear, ink name on front endpaper. 2010 Spiral-Bound Hardcover. The books in the How to Draw series are especially designed for artists of all levels, beginner to advanced, who are looking to hone their skills in a specific style of artwork. The books are 6.5in x 8in, hardcover with an internal spiral binding so they lay open flat as readers follow the steps on their own canvas or paper. The books are beautifully illustrated and contain hundreds of colorful pieces of... View more info

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How to Draw Animals

By: Foster, Walter T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Walter T. Foster: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208476


First edition. Former school copy, general wear. 1938 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Animals include horses, dogs, goats, pigs, donkeys, and cows.KEYWORDS: HOW TO INSTRUCTIONAL DRAW ANIMALS DRAWING ART View more info

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Perspective for Artists

By: Gair, Angela

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Crescent: 1990

Seller ID: 2206203


Faintly rubbed. 1990 Large Hardcover. The rules of perspective illustrated and applied to painting and drawing including step-by-step instruction. View more info

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The Cartoonist's Workbook

By: Hall, Robin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sterling: 1995

Seller ID: 2197074


Light rubbing to boards. 1995 Hard Cover. Cartooning is a unique form of storytelling that, using both art and text, is imbued with the cartoonist's unique sense of humor and perspective, often conveyed in a few words and brushstrokes or lines. In The Cartoonist's Workbook, Robin Hall demonstrates basic techniques and offers insightful guidelines and shortcuts that will help both novices and experts sharpen their skills. By using Robin's keyhole method almost anyone can ... View more info

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Sculpture to Bronze: Illustrating the Lost Wax Method (Featuring the Life and Sculpture of Adrien Alexandre Voisin)

By: Harmsen, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harmsen Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199614


First edition - a paperback original. Crease at head of rear wrapper near page ridge. 1981 Large Softcover. 78 pp. A presentation of bronze sculpture technique, focusing on old-fashioned methods using wax. View more info

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Draw Manga Villains! (Xtreme Art)

By: Hart, Christopher

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Watson-Guptill: 2004

Seller ID: 2200453


Spine bumped. 2004 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. The second installment in the best-selling Xtreme Art series, this book offers a fun-filled tutorial on one of today's hottest art forms: the Japanese cartoon style of manga. Geared for eager young artists ages 8 and up, Draw Manga Villains! is an easy-to-follow guide to drawing dastardly manga-style villains and spine-tingling monsters. The book starts with basic tips for drawing ... View more info

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Anime Mania: How to Draw Characters for Japanese Animation

By: Hart, Christopher

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Watson-Guptill: 2002

Seller ID: 2200454


Lightly rubbed. 2002 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 144 pp. There’s no doubt about it: Japanese animation is hot. Television shows, films, and videos featuring the anime style of animation are wildly popular. Japanese animation is like a comic book come to life, retaining all its power but in moving form. It has a very different style from traditional western animation, incorporating heavy shading, dramatic camera angles, and beautifully... View more info

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Cats: How to Draw and Know Them

By: Hurley, Faye

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Library Associates: 1946

Seller ID: 2208477


Two-inch tear along top of binding, rear wrapper creased, light spots to wrappers. 1946 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. A history of cats and an instructional how-to draw them.KEYWORDS: ANIMALS PETS CATS DRAW DRAWING ART HOW TO INSTRUCTIONAL View more info

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Photographing People: The Creative Photographer's Handbook of Equipment and Techniques (English and Italian Edition)

By: Izzi, Guglielmo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Amphoto: 1982

Seller ID: 2208228


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1982 Hard Cover. Covers cameras, film, composition, style, poses, lighting, and shooting techniques for photographing men, women, children, and nudes. View more info

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Information Design (MIT Press)

By: Jacobson, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MIT Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2266850


An exceptional copy. 2000 Soft Cover. Information design is the newest of the design disciplines. As a sign of our times, when the crafting of messages and meaning is so central to our lives, information design is not only important?it is essential. Contemporary information designers seek to edify more than to persuade, to exchange more than to foist upon. With ever more powerful technologies of communication, we have learned that the issuer of designed information is as... View more info

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Design for Information: An Introduction to the Histories, Theories, and Best Practices Behind Effective Information Visualizations

By: Meirelles, Isabel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rockport: 2013

Seller ID: 2266848


Tiny spot to front endpaper. 2013 Soft Cover. The visualization process doesn’t happen in a vacuum; it is grounded in principles and methodologies of design, cognition, perception, and human-computer-interaction that are combined to one’s personal knowledge and creative experiences. Design for Information critically examines other design solutions —current and historic— helping you gain a larger understanding of how to solve specific problems. This book is design... View more info

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Manga Monster Madness: Over 50 Basic Lessons for Drawing Mutants, Robots, Dragons and More!

By: Okum, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Impact: 2005

Seller ID: 2200451


2005 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 127 pp. What are you waiting for? Capture the excitement of manga monsters in your drawings now! Find hundreds of action-packed illustrations for getting the dynamic look you want all your comics to have. Over 50 step-by-step colorful lessons give you the skills and secrets you need to create awesome monsters. Do you want your characters to have punch? personality? Manga Monster Madness will show you h... View more info

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Manga Madness: Over 40 Basic Lessons for Drawing Japanese Comics

By: Okum, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Impact: 2004

Seller ID: 2200455


Edges rubbed. 2004 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 127 pp. Capture the excitement of manga in your drawings! Inside you'll find hundreds of dynamic illustrations for achieving the hot, action-packed look you want. Loaded with detail and over 40 step-by-step lessons, you'll learn the skills and tips you need to create amazing characters and scenes. From drawing characters in cool poses to exploring visual storytelling, Manga Madness will s... View more info

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The Best of the Joy of Painting

By: Ross, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Quill: 1995

Seller ID: 2261050


An exceptional copy. 1995 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Reaching millions of homes every day, Bob Ross is unquestionably America's favorite art instructor. Now avaiable in paperback, The Best of the Joy of Painting -- Bob Ross's first book -- contains sixty of his favorite paintings, all of them originally created during the Joy of Painting show. View more info

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More Joy of Painting

By: Ross, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Quill: 1995

Seller ID: 2261051


An exceptional copy. 1995 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Following the success of his first book, The Best of the Joy of Painting, Bob Ross gathered sixty more of his favorite paintings to create More Joy of Painting. Now available in paperback, More Joy of Painting presents each painting in full color, followed by detailed instructions and a series of black-and-white photos to walk you, step-by-step, through the process of creating a Bob Ross ... View more info

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Painting Landscape in Pastel

By: Savage, Ernest

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Watson - Guptill Publications: 1978

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 1921213


2nd printing. Spine lightly toned. 1978 Trade Paperback. 176 pp. A wonderfully illustrated and thorough guide to creating painted landscapes. Includes chapters on materials / equipment, color and tone, ad specific techniques involving woods, mountains, skies, buildings, etc. View more info

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Sharp Focus Watercolor Painting: Techniques for Hot-Pressed Surfaces

By: Shook, Georg; Witt, Gary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267849


First edition. Half-inch tear along top edge of jacket front near spine, spine faintly toned. 1981 Large Hardcover. 143 pp. Traditionally, watercolor paintings have been executed on absorbent, often rough-surfaced papers. This book introduces an exciting new surface on which to work: the hot-pressed surface, an extremely smooth surface which offers more precise definition of edges and highlighting of colors. 70 color plates; 115 illustrations. View more info

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The Complete Painting Course: A Comprehensive Learning Guide and Reference Material

By: Simpson, Ian (General Editor)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Burlington Books: 1993

Seller ID: 2267906


An exceptional copy. 1993 Large Softcover. Foundation Course: Eleven project-based lessons, with practical projects to help you learn by doing, and questions to help you critique your work. Themes and Styles: Twelve lessons to give you experience in varied approached to painting, from creating a likeness to techniques in abstraction. Media and Methods: Step-By-Step demonstrations of techniques in oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, and mixed media, plus interviews with... View more info

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An Introduction to Acrylics (The DK Art School)

By: Smith, Ray

Price: $8.00

Publisher: DK / Dorling Kindersley: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267761


First edition. Jacket lightly toned. 1993 Hard Cover. 72 pp. Whether you've taken art classes or never held a brush before, An Introduction to Acrylics will show you everything you need to know about working in this challenging-- but rewarding -- medium. Easy-to-follow projects, shown as they were created, teach the essentials while inspiring the student to tackle increasingly complex techniques. Each volume of the DK Art School series focuses on a specific medium and su... View more info

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Controlled Watercolour Painting

By: Stoutsenberger, Leo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Light: 1981

Seller ID: 2206200


Faintly rubbed. 1981 Soft Cover. Shows many techniques for improving composition and rendering in the medium of watercolor. View more info