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Information Design Workbook

By: Baer, Kim

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Rockport: 2010

Seller ID: 2266849

ISBN: 1592536271

Condition: Very Good


2010 Soft Cover. Lightly rubbed. View more info

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Animation: Learn How to Draw Animated Cartoons (How to Draw Series Book 26)

By: Blair, Preston

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Walter T. Foster: 1960

Seller ID: 2292768

Condition: Good


Two leaves loose but included, bottom corner of page 11/12 removed. 1960 Stapled Binding. 40 pp. Original color pictorial wrappers. A guide to drawing for animation, with numerous step-by-step illustrations, including a number of full-color panels. 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

Condition: Very Good


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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Robert Ryman Art Ed Books and Kit

By: Boris, Janet; [Ryman, Robert]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2001

Seller ID: 2290441

Condition: Fine


Complete with publisher's box, still sealed in original plastic wrap. 2001 Large Hardcover. Includes: 24-page full-color book about the artist; 8-page full-color activity book; 5 tubes of nontoxic paint; 5 oil pastels; 10 sheets of art paper; 3 paint brushes; mixing palette; a frame to hang your work. Art Ed invites you to learn about modern art by looking at the lives and works of world-renowned artists. Inside this kit you will find everything you need to make artwork using the approach of Robert Ryman. A full-color book provides a biography of the artist discussing his life and works, with ... 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

ISBN: 1402729936

Condition: Very Good


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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How to Paint Murals & Trompe L'Oeil

By: Ellerton, Victoria

Price: $7.00

Publisher: North Light Books: 2000

Seller ID: 2281239

ISBN: 1581800304

Condition: Good


Small smudge to rear wrapper. 2000 Soft Cover. Explains the basic principles of murals and trompe l'oeil and how to achieve them on walls and floors in your own home. Packed with projects and step-by-step guidelines on preperation, simple rules of composition and perspective, how to transfer designs to the walls, what brushes and paints to use and how create 3D effects. View more info

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How to Draw Tattoo Style

By: Fish, Andy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chartwell: 2010

Seller ID: 2208229

Condition: Good


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 artwork, photographs, and helpful diagrams. Step-by-step instructions help guide artists through the learning process. View more info

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Perspective for Artists

By: Gair, Angela

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Crescent: 1990

Seller ID: 2206203

Condition: Very Good


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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Painting Murals Step by Step

By: Grund, Charles

Price: $7.00

Publisher: North Light Books: 2002

Seller ID: 2281234

ISBN: 1581801416

Condition: Very Good


Faint sticker remnant. 2002 Soft Cover. In this extraordinary book, you'll learn from renowned artist Charles Grund how to paint gorgeous murals with confidence and control, even if you're a beginner! He starts with basics, providing hundreds of full-color, step-by-step instructions throughout and moves you forward as your progress with your painting techniques. 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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 manga-style facial features and bodies, and for turning ordinary characters into their villainous counterparts. Kids then get... 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

Condition: Good


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 rendered special effects—especially the fantastic anime depictions of ocean waves, storms, smoke, and explosions. Easier t... 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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0262600358

Condition: Near Fine


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 likely as the intended recipient to be changed by it, for better or worse. View more info

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Artist rEvolution: A Five Week Odyssey into Inward Facing Collaboration, Self-Awareness & Discovery

By: Judd, Amanda

Price: $10.00

Publisher: S/P: 2015

Seller ID: 2276102

ISBN: 1517339227

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2015 Soft Cover. rtist rEvolution is a bold, beautiful, inspiring guide for mixed media artists of all levels who are seeking meaningful artistic growth. This book provides insightful guidance into the principles of Inward Facing Collaboration so you can embark on your own art making adventure. • Provides easy-to-understand foundational elements of Inward Facing Collaboration including the importance of mindset, beliefs and 9 core values. View more info

Dragons & Fantasy (Drawing Made Easy)

By: Kythera of Anevern

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Walter Foster: 2009

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2294320

ISBN: 1600580688

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. Faintly rubbed. 2009 Soft Cover. Drawing fire-breathing beasts and mysterious, magical creatures has never been so much fun—or so easy! In this 64-page how-to-draw book, fantasy artist Kythera of Anevern demonstrates how to draw dragons, fairies, ogres, merfolk, and everything in between! Readers will discover in-depth tips and techniques for drawing textures such as fur, hair, scales, and teeth, as well as features like tails, wings, talons, hooves, and horns. With a wealth of fanciful drawings and in-depth instruction on re-creating extraordinary creatures in graphite, this b... View more info

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Twentieth Century Woodcuts: History and Modern Techniques (Art Horizons Series)

By: Laliberte, Norman; Mogelon, Alex

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Art Horizons / Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291948

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1 inch closed jacket tear, jacket a bit toned. 1971 Hard Cover. 111, [1] pp. A book designed for teachers, students, and experienced artists, with step-by-step demonstrations and a survey of the early history of woodcuts. Includes special chapters on the history of American woodcuts, and the techniques and styles of modern artists. View more info

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Marvelous Murals You Can Paint

By: Lord, Gary

Price: $6.00

Publisher: North Light Books: 2001

Seller ID: 2281235

ISBN: 0891349693

Condition: Good


A few specks of paint to wrappers. 2001 Soft Cover. Whether you're an absolute beginner or an experienced muralist, whether your tastes are traditional or modern, this complete guide to mural painting will help you create fresh, fabulous looks for your home. You'll find 15 imaginative mural painting techniques, plus dozens of tricks-of-the-trade for painting murals like a pro! 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

ISBN: 1592538061

Condition: Near Fine


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 designed to help you foster the development of a repertoire of existing methods and concepts to help you overcome design problems. 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

Condition: Near Fine


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 how. In this complete guide you'll find: Drawing basics such as shading, color, anatomy and creating 3-D forms; Japanese terms... 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

ISBN: 1581805349

Condition: Good


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 show you the way!: Drawing basics such as shading, perspective and foreshortening; Japanese terms, traditions and character ty... View more info

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How to Start a Faux Painting or Mural Business: A Guide to Making Money in the Decorative Arts

By: Pittman, Rebecca

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Allworth Press: 2003

Seller ID: 2280181

ISBN: 1581153090

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 2003 Trade Paperback. The complete how-to guide for turning faux, mural, and decorative painting skills into a viable, home-based career! Covering everything from the fundamentals of buying supplies to coping with the growing pains of a successful business, this essential sourcebook provides a wealth of tested tips and techniques on such crucial topics as getting referrals, buying insurance, building a portfolio, dealing with supply stores, evaluating job sites, negotiating prices, interviewing clients, and much more! View more info

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Visions

By: Rochester Institute of Technology

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rochester Institute of Technology: 1979

Seller ID: 2276528

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed to Kener Bond, former assistant dean of the College of Fine & Applied Arts, by then dean Robert Johnston. Front hinge loose, revealing that a Kodak ad was used as a backer for the spine. Easily repaired, and otherwise an excellent copy. 1979 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A sesquicentennial publication celebrating the individuals who helped make the Rochester Institute of Technology a success. Color photographs throughout. 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

Condition: Very Good


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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Painting Murals: Images, Ideas, and Techniques

By: Seligman, Patricia

Price: $7.00

Publisher: North Light Books: 1988

Seller ID: 2281238

ISBN: 0891342656

Condition: Very Good


A few spots to jacket. 1988 Hard Cover. Briefly looks at the history of murals, discusses paints, brushes, composition, and perspective, and shows a variety of decorative and surreal murals View more info

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The Art of Illusion: A Trompe L'Oeil Painting Course

By: Shearer, Janet

Price: $7.00

Publisher: North Light Books: 2000

Seller ID: 2281236

ISBN: 1581800975

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to jacket. 2000 Hard Cover. The Art of Illusion by English artist Janet Shearer shows you how to paint trompe l'oeil murals in your own home. These illusionary murals are surprising visual jokes meant to deceive the viewer. As Shearer counsels, The joke is only effective if you do it well. Projects range from smaller, more focused studies, such as an amusing trio of guinea hens perched above a doorway, to complex, large-scale designs such as a set of spacious, elegant arches that open onto mysterious rooms. 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

ISBN: 0823047946

Condition: Near Fine


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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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

ISBN: 1564583732

Condition: Near Fine


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 subject, so you can choose precisely what you want to learn. When complete, the DK Art School will offer the widest choice of s... View more info

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The Lithographers Manual: A Manual Designed to Help the Lithographer with Selling, Production and Management

By: Soderstrom, Walter E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Waltwin Publishing Company: 1940

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2284878

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. A few tiny spots on front board, ink 'consensus' stamp on front endpaper, small dealer bookplate on rear endpaper. 1940 Large Hardcover. 328, [4] pp. A guide to producing and selling lithographic prints, updated from the original edition published in 1937 to incorporate new innovations in the field. View more info