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The most popular Art treatments & subjects books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Harry Potter - A History of Magic: The Book of the Exhibition
Harry Potter: A History of Magic is the official book of the exhibition, a once-in-a-lifetime collaboration between Bloomsbury, J.K. Rowling and the brilliant curators of the British Library. It promises to take readers on a fascinating journey through the subjects studied at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry - from Alchemy and Potions classes through to Herbology and Care of Magical Creatures.,<br> <br> Each chapter showcases a treasure trove of artefacts from the British Library and other collections around the world, beside exclusive manuscripts, sketches and illustrations from the Harry Potter archive. There's also a specially commissioned essay for each subject area by an expert, writer or cultural commentator, inspired by the contents of the exhibition - absorbing, insightful and unexpected contributions from Steve Backshall, the Reverend Richard Coles, Owen Davies, Julia Eccleshare, Roger Highfield, Steve Kloves, Lucy Mangan, Anna Pavord and Tim Peake, who offer a personal perspective on their magical theme. Readers will be able to pore over ancient spell books, amazing illuminated scrolls that reveal the secret of the Elixir of Life, vials of dragon's blood, mandrake roots, painted centaurs and a genuine witch's broomstick, in a book that shows J.K., Rowling's magical inventions alongside their cultural and historical forebears. This is the ultimate gift for Harry Potter fans, curious minds, big imaginations, bibliophiles and readers around the world who missed out on the chance to see the exhibition in person.
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2019 Square Wall Calendar
The Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2019 calendar features stunning portraits of thirteen incredible women who have helped change the world. Illustrated by female artists from around the globe, the calendar captures the individual spirits of authors, scientists, activists, artists, athletes, and other heroic women-both past and present-who have pushed boundaries to expand options and encourage bigger dreams for girls and women everywhere.
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Thomas Kinkade Studios: Disney Dreams Collection 2020 Monthly Pocket Planner
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Steve McCurry. Animals
From an elephant lovingly resting on his master's shoulder to a dog led through the rubbles of Kabul on the back of a bicycle; these images by Steve McCurry tell a thousand stories, each a touching tribute to the creatures who share our planet. The legendary photographer presents his favorite shots of animals in this kaleidoscopic collection...
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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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Lost Words: Spell Songs
A companion piece to The Lost Words - A Spell Book by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris, this beautifully presented CD features exclusive new spells and artwork and a CD of new music from an incredible collaboration between Julie Fowlis, Karine Polwart, Seckou Keita, Kris Drever, Kerry Andrew, Rachel Newton, Beth Porter, Jim Molyneux.
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I Never Knew That About Coastal England
Divided into eighteen chapters - one for each of the coastal counties in the UK - this book will entertain and illuminate, by casting new light on the many points of intrigue to be explored along 3000 miles of spectacularly diverse and historically rich English coast.
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Harry Potter - A History of Magic: The Book of the Exhibition
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Ever After: Create Fairy Tale-Inspired Mixed-Media Art Projects to Develop Your Personal Artistic Style
From celebrated mixed-media artist and author of Create Your Life Book, Tamara Laporte's Ever After is a rich collection of fairy tale-inspired step-by-step mixed-media art projects designed to help artists at all skill levels explore storytelling in their work and focus on developing their own artistic style.
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Thomas Kinkade Gardens of Grace 2020 Square Wall Calendar
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Harry Potter - A Journey Through A History of Magic
An irresistible romp through the history of magic, from alchemy to unicorns, ancient witchcraft to Harry's Hogwarts - packed with unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, magical illustrations from Jim Kay and weird, wonderful and inspiring artefacts that have been magically released from the archives at the British Library. This spellbinding book takes readers on a journey through the Hogwarts curriculum, including Herbology, Defence Against the Dark Arts, Astronomy, Divination and more., Discover the truth behind making the Philosopher's Stone, create your very own potion and uncover the secret of invisible ink. Learn all about the history of mandrake roots and dragons, discover what witches really used their brooms for, pore over incredible images of actual mermaids and read about real-life potions, astronomers and alchemists. The perfect gift for aspiring witches and wizards and any Harry Potter fan., Celebrating twenty years of Harry Potter magic, and produced in association with the British Library to support their major exhibition, Harry Potter: A History of Magic.
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Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light with Scripture 2020 Monthly Pocket Planner
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Rob Ryan 2020 Square Wall Calendar
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Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light with Scripture 2020 Diary
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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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Art Oracles: Creative & Life Inspiration from the Great Artists
Be guided and inspired by the world's greatest artists with this creative set of oracle cards.
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Leonardo. The Complete Paintings and Drawings
For the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, this updated edition of our XL title provides the most comprehensive survey of the life and work of the master painter, sculptor, architect, and inventor. The catalogue raisonne of paintings covers both surviving and lost works, while full-bleed details allow us to inspect even the...
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How to Draw Almost Every Animal: An Illustrated Sourcebook
Whether you need to draw a cat, a flying squirrel, or a sea horse, How to Draw Almost Every Animal is your ultimate go-to guide!
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2020 Audubon Songbirds and Other Backyard Birds Picture-A-Day Calendar
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Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art
The rich, revealing, and thrilling story of five women whose lives and painting propelled a revolution in modern art
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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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Thomas Kinkade Lightposts for Living 2020 Square Wall Calendar
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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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Banksy You Are an Acceptable Level of Threat and if You Were Not You Would Know About It
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Colorways: Watercolor Animals: Tips, techniques, and step-by-step lessons for learning to paint whimsical artwork in vibrant watercolor
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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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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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Conscious Creativity: Look, Connect, Create
How often do you notice the texture of a painted wall or the scent of a friend's house and, importantly, how they make you feel? Connect your observations and your emotions and transform your creative practice with this essential toolbox packed full of exercises, tips, stunning images and personal experiences from dynamic artist Philippa Stanton.
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Shirley Sherwood Collection: Botanical Art Over 30 Years
This book is a celebration of the Shirley Sherwood Collection of contemporary botanical art, made over a period of 30 years by Dr Shirley Sherwood and considered the most important private collection of its kind in the world.
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Marvelous Life: The Amazing Story of Stan Lee
A biography of Stan Lee, beloved comicbook writer and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics by Lee's handpicked regular interviewer and colleague for over three decades.
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Alphonse Mucha - Mini Wall calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)
No artist captured the glamour of the fin-de-siecle era as definitively as Alphonse Mucha. His highly stylized artwork, evoking a spirit of luxury and leisure, is celebrated in this slim calendar. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.
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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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Don McCullin
Accompanying a major retrospective at Tate Britain of iconic British photographer Don McCullin, this publication highlights all areas of McCullin's practice including his long career as a conflcit photographer; social documentary practice; travel assignments; and more recent engagement with landscape.
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Archipelago: An Atlas of Imagined Islands
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Lunch with the FT: A Second Helping
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Keith Haring: I Wish I Didn't Have to Sleep
Whether you're young or just young at heart, this collection of Keith Haring's playful artwork will help you see his paintings through fresh eyes.
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Matisse. Cut-outs
"Painting with scissors" is how Henri Matisse referred to his cut-outs. Produced towards the end of his life, when the artist was confined to a wheelchair, these brilliant bursts of color and form delight to this day as joyous celebrations of life, nature, and boundless creativity.
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Mindful Artist: Sumi-e Painting: Master the meditative art of Japanese brush painting
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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*
Draw 62 Magical Creatures and Make Them Cute features visual prompts and inspiration for drawing a wide variety of unique fanciful characters, with room to create right on the page!
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Laura Knight
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Frida Kahlo Wall Calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)
Now regarded as a feminist and LGBT icon, as well as a key artist during the twentieth century, this calendar celebrates Frida Kahlo's life with beautiful portraits alongside her famous quotes about life and art. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next months views.
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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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So Much Longing in So Little Space: The art of Edvard Munch
Bringing together art history, biography and memoir, and drawing on ideas of truth, originality and memory, So Much Longing in So Little Space is a brilliant and personal examination of the legacy of one of the world's most iconic painters, and a meditation on art itself.
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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples
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Pocket Art: Portrait Drawing: The Quick Guide to Mastering Technique and Style
Pocket Art: Portrait Drawing is a highly visual guide to creating portraits designed to keep you drawing, not being bored by dry lessons.
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Nobody
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Hebridean Pocket Diary 2019
This hardback pocket diary is illustrated throughout with Mairi Hedderwick's beautiful sketches of the Hebrides through the seasons.Featuring distinctive full-colour paintings by one of Scotland's best-loved authors and artists, this exquisite diary is a wonderful celebration ofthe extraordinary natural beauty of the Hebrides.
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Magnum Streetwise: The Ultimate Collection of Street Photography
The ultimate collection of street photography from Magnum Photos.
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Lives of Lucian Freud: Youth 1922 - 1968
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Leonardo Da Vinci: The 100 Milestones
A leading Leonardo da Vinci scholar takes a fresh look at the master's work by exploring 100 key da Vinci milestones across his oeuvres of art, science, engineering, architecture, anatomy and more, in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of his death.