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Oil & Acrylic: Acrylic Basics: Discover fundamental techniques for painting in acrylic

Janice Robertson · Walter Foster Publishing
Format: Print book

Perfect for beginning artists, Oil & Acrylic: Acrylic Basics begins with a comprehensive introduction to this evergreen and versatile medium, covering everything from tools and materials to color theory and fundamental techniques. Beginning artists will find helpful information about selecting...
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Painting Party: Acrylic Painting for Beginners

Anna Bartlett · North Light Books
Pages: 127
Format: Print book

Shiny happy paintings you can complete in an evening! Simply follow the steps to fun, beautiful paintings! Anna Bartlett has led hundreds of enthusiastic new painters through paint-alongs in her studio. It's a fun, stress-free way to experience the joy of painting while completing an original...
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Drawing Realistic Clothing and People with Lee Hammond

Lee Hammond · North Light Books
Format: Print book

You can do it!If you've always wanted to draw realistic and believable clothing, then look no further! Lee Hammond drawing demystifies the process of drawing clothing through a series of easy-to-follow step-by-step demonstrations that will have you drawing like a pro in no time.With...
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Sketch!: The Non-Artist's Guide to Inspiration, Technique, and Drawing Daily Life

France Belleville-Van Stone · Watson-Guptill
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Drawing activities, art instruction, and advice for artists and non-artists alike. Urban sketching--the process of drawing on the go as a regular practice--is a hot trend in the drawing world. It's also a practical necessity for creatively minded people in a busy world. In this...
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Hyper Nature

Philippe Martin · Firefly Books, 2015.
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Philippe Martin revolutionized digital nature photography by "stacking" images. To take one photograph, he will shoot a subject hundreds of times, stack the images into a composite, and then clean up the composite image pixel by pixel. The result is a "quasi-3D" photograph...
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Japanese Tattoos: History * Culture * Design

Brian Ashcraft · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Thinking of getting a Japanese-style tattoo? Want to avoid a permanent mistake? "Japanese Tattoos" is an insider's look at the world of Japanese "irezumi" (tattoos) . "Japanese Tattoos" explains the imagery featured in Japanese tattoos so that readers can avoid...
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Love What Matters: Real People. Real Stories. Real Heart.

LoveWhatMatters · Red Seat Ventures
Pages: 259
Format: Hardcover

In the bestselling tradition of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Humans of New York comes a collection of authentic, emotional, and inspiring stories about life's most important moments, as curated by the editors at Love What Matters."90% of the reads bring me to tears. I just...
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Digital Photography Complete Course

David Taylor · DK Publishing
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

Digital Photography Complete Course will help you build your photography skills step-by-step, with an independent photography course that guides you through every aspect of digital photography. Digital Photography Complete Course uses a combination of tutorials, step-by-step demonstrations,...
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The Complete Guide to Figure Drawing for Comics and Graphic Novels

Dan Cooney · Barron's
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Written for art students and beginners who want to illustrate for comics and graphic novels, this book provides a thorough grounding in drawing the human form. Explains how to pose and photograph models, and then use photos as reference for finished drawings Describes the essentials...
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Expressionism

Norbert Wolf · Taschen
Pages: 95
Format: Print book

This visceral life: Seeing the world through Expressionist eyes
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Magical Musical Tour: Rock and Pop in Film Soundtracks

K J Donnelly · Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.
Pages: 216
Format: eBook

The popular music industry has become completely interlinked with the film industry. The majority of mainstream films come with ready-attached songs that may or may not appear in the film but nevertheless will be used for publicity purposes and appear on a soundtrack album. In many cases,...
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Drawing Secrets Revealed - Basics: How to Draw Anything

Sarah Parks · North Light Books
Format: Book

Learn to draw anything you see!Discover the artists' "secrets" that make drawing accessible for everyone. Sarah Parks shares with you her favorite materials and the basic techniques that make it possible. Follow along as she guides you through 20+ demonstrations: You'll...
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Victoria

Helen Rappaport · Harper Design
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

The official companion to the Masterpiece presentation on PBS, Victoria delves into the private writings of the young Queen Victoria, painting a vivid picture of the personal life of one of England's greatest monarchs. From the producers of Poldark and Endeavour, ITV's Victoria follows...
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