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The most popular Art forms books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Morning Glory on the Vine: Early Songs and Drawings
Originally handcrafted in 1971 as a gift for friends, this edition of Joni Mitchell's best-loved poems, illustrations, watercolours and hand-lettered song lyrics is now publicly available for the first time. The perfect Christmas present for any Joni Mitchell fan
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Paint Yourself Calm: Colourful, Creative Mindfulness Through Watercolour
Unwind with watercolours, allowing the movement of brush on paper to calm and soothe you. Jean Haines' takes you with her to explore the many benefits of painting to your wellbeing, so you can from escape from stress to a personal place of mindful calm.
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Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner: The Society for All Artists
Expert tuition from a high-profile author with an accessible style, plenty of tips and tricks from beginners and his own range of brushes and colours to simplify things.
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Beauty of Everyday Things
Long revered as the authority on craftsmanship and Japanese aesthetics, Yanagi devoted his life and writing to defend the value of craft. In an age of feeble and ugly machine-made things, The Beauty of Everyday Things is a call to deepen relationships with the objects that surround people.
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Sea & Sky in Acrylics: Techniques & Inspiration
Dave White introduces the simple but effective techniques that he uses to paint stunning, dramatic seascapes with beautiful and realistic skies.
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How to Draw: Dragons: In Simple Steps
From simple shapes to great drawings in easy stages. If you want to learn how to draw a fantastic selection of dragons, start here and now. Even absolute beginners will be able to create pictures to be proud of following this clear step-by-step technique.
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Painting Abstracts: Ideas, Projects and Techniques
Containing instructions for 65 abstract paintings, this book provides basic information relating to picture elements, composition, theme and design. It explores the meaning of abstract painting, and its importance as a means of self-expression and creativity.
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Ready to Paint: Watercolour Flowers
Provides pull-out tracings for five floral paintings, along with instructions for how to bring them to life with watercolour paint. This book offers guidance on how to transfer the tracings to watercolour paper, along with a section on what materials to use.
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A-Z of Flower Portraits: An Illustrated Guide to Painting 40 Beautiful Flowers in Watercolour
Learn how to paint 40 exquisite flower portraits in watercolour following Billy Showell's step-by-step instructions.
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How to Draw Almost Everything: An Illustrated Sourcebook
A visual reference book that offers instructions for drawing over 2000 items.
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My Year in Small Drawings: Notice, Draw, Appreciate
My Year in Small Drawings is a charmingly original visual diary, encouraging you to create and collect the details all around you every day.
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History of Art in 21 Cats: From the Old Masters to the Modernists, the Moggy as Muse: an illustrated guide
More than just a drawing book, A History of Art in 21 Cats is perfect for art enthusiasts, drawing beginners and cat lovers alike.
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Draw Like an Artist: 100 Realistic Animals: Step-by-Step Realistic Line Drawing **A Sourcebook for Aspiring Artists and Designers
Draw Like An Artist: 100 Realistic Animals takes readers, step by step, through drawing a variety of animal figures and faces.
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Art Forms in Nature: The Prints of Ernst Haeckel
The geometric shapes and natural forms, captured with exceptional precision in Ernst Haeckel's prints, still influence artists and designers to this day. This volume highlights the research and findings of this natural scientist.
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DIY Watercolor Flowers: The beginner's guide to flower painting for journal pages, handmade stationery and more
Learn to paint beautiful watercolor flowers in simple steps with this free and easy approach to watercolor painting for beginners. Marie Boudon's beautifully presented creative course will give you a good grounding in this new-to-you medium and teach you all you need to know to get started with painting flowers in watercolor.
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Feet in the Water
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Alternative Sports Olympics
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Hardening, Tempering and Heat Treatment
A comprehensive exposition of the structure of steels and the effects of different heat treatments, particularly in respect of tools. With accurate colour temperature charts.
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Wall and Piece
_______________Banksy. His work. Photographed. With comments by Banksy. In a book. This is that book. _______________
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Mouse on a Tricycle
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Deliveries from Elsewhere
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Art of Drawing: Drawing Hands & Feet: Form, Proportions, Gestures and Actions
It is generally thought that hands and feet are the hardest parts of the body to portay effectively in drawings, paintings and sculptures. Giovanni Civardi demystifies the process of capturing both with this inspirational, easy-to-follow guide.
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Van Gogh. The Complete Paintings
Considered a founding father of modern painting, Vincent van Gogh is also one of the most famed tragic figures in art history. This comprehensive introduction brings together a detailed account of the artist's life with a complete catalog of his 871 paintings.
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Art Of Anthem
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Jean Haines' World of Watercolour
Jean Haines' distinctive, expressive style is influenced by the places she's lived in and the people she's met during her life, and in this beautiful, inspiring book she takes you on an exciting journey through her world of watercolour painting.
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Visions from the Upside Down: A Stranger Things Art Book
Over 200 artists present their own unique visions of Stranger Things in a stunning, full-color celebration of the runaway hit Netflix series. More than two hundred artists, drawn from the earthly dimensions of comics, illustration, fine art, videogames, and animation, have come together to bring us a unique vision of the world of Hawkins, Indiana.
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Pastels for the Absolute Beginner
If you have ever wanted a complete course in using pastels but lacked the confidence to start, then Pastels for the Absolute Beginner is the book for you.
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Hare and the Moon: A Calendar of Paintings
A full colour country almanac by artist Catherine Hyde, follows the phases of the moon and a hare's journey throughout the year in a lyrical tribute to the natural world.
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Jean Haines' Atmospheric Watercolours: Painting with Freedom, Expression and Style
Jean Haines' enthusiasm for watercolours burst through every page of this inspirational book that will guide you, step by step, to creating beautiful and unique paintings of your own, whatever your ability.
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How To Draw: Sketch and draw anything, anywhere with this inspiring and practical handbook
Learn how to draw with proven exercises for real-world practice and improvement from the UK's favourite drawing teacher.
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Letters of Vincent Van Gogh
A selection of Vincent Van Gough's letters, based on an entirely fresh translation, revealing his religious struggles, his fascination with the French Revolution, his search for love and his involvement in humanitarian causes.
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Mindful Artist: Sumi-e Painting: Master the meditative art of Japanese brush painting
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Draw 62 Characters and Make Them Cute: Step-by-Step Drawing for Figures and Personality; for Artists, Cartoonists, and Doodlers
The third title in Quarry's delightful new illustration series, Draw 62 Characters and Make Them Cute features how-to visual instruction and variation ideas for 62 different interesting characters, with room for readers to add their own!
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Art Of Super Mario Odyssey
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New Dress
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Color Harmony for Artists: How to Transform Inspiration into Beautiful Watercolor Palettes and Paintings
In Color Harmony for Artists, you'll learn to create expressive palettes and paintings through artist Ana Victoria Calderon's stunning work and inspiring instruction.
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30 Minute Artist: Painting Water in Watercolour
The 30 Minute Artist series is for beginners and busy artists who want to achieve great paintings in just half an hour.
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You Will be Able to Draw Faces by the End of This Book
Pick up a pencil and discover the joy of drawing the people you love.
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Wall and Piece
_______________Banksy. His work. Photographed. With comments by Banksy. In a book. This is that book. _______________
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Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume I
hardback book
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Modern Flower Painter: Creating Vibrant Botanical Portraits in Watercolour
Anna's clear teaching will give you confidence in painting beautiful watercolour flowers in a modern twist on the botanical style, From complete beginners to more experienced watercolourists, this book offers in-depth instruction on drawing and painting, plus dozens of inspirational floral artworks.
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Draw 62 Magical Creatures and Make Them Cute: Step-by-Step Drawing for Characters and Personality *For Artists, Cartoonists, and Doodlers*
The exciting follow-up title in Quarry's delightful new illustration series, Draw 62 Magical Creatures and Make Them Cute features how-to visual instruction and variation ideas for 62 different magical characters, with room for readers to add their own!
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Draw Buildings and Cities in 15 Minutes: The super-fast drawing technique anyone can learn
In this inspiring book, artist Matthew Brehm gives you all the skills you need to sketch the urban environment in just 15 minutes.
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So Much Longing in So Little Space: The art of Edvard Munch
In So Much Longing in So Little Space, Karl Ove Knausgaard explores the life and work of Edvard Munch. Setting out to understand the enduring power of Munch's painting, Knausgaard reflects on the essence of creativity, on choosing to be an artist, experiencing the world through art and its influence on his own writing.
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Paintings that Revolutionized Art
Now available in a paperback edition, this beautifully illustrated, delightfully informative collection of one hundred of the world's most significant paintings covers nearly every period, culture and style.
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Art Of Gears 5
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Abstract Art
The 20th century saw art go abstract. Where once clear certainties and indisputable forms prevailed, now anarchy seemed to reign supreme. Sensibilities diffused into strange new shapes, colors assumed new significance, lines abandoned literal meaning. Dive in and discover some of the most dynamic and progressive art of modernity.
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Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting
The indispensable guide to the most exciting painters of recent years, chosen by leading arts professionals - now in paperback
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Colour Mixing Guide: Watercolour
A clear, comprehensive guide to colour mixing for the watercolour artist. It begins with simple colour theory and a colour wheel, with a template provided so that readers can paint their own; a vital step towards understanding colour.
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Kahlo
Feminist icon, symbol of Mexican culture, political activist, groundbreaking artist: discover the many facets of Frida Kahlo, who transformed the afflictions of her life into unremittingly powerful paintings. In this introduction, Kahlo's body of bold, arresting works are presented alongside her turbulent life to shed light on the audacious...