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The Art of Graffiti
The Art of Graffiti by
Publication Date: 2019-08-01
Graffiti is largely illegal in most American communities, but that hasn't stopped street artists from rendering large and very public demonstrations of exquisite art. Some graffiti artists, among them Shepard Fairey, Jim Clay Harper, Danielle Bremner, and the mysterious British artist Banksy have become world famous. The Art of Graffiti discusses what today's artists are doing, how they attract a following, and what they are saying through their artwork.
Creative Lettering and Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy
Creative Lettering and Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy by
Publication Date: 2019-04-30
One-part inspirational reference and one-part instructional how-to, this is the perfect resource for both aspiring and established calligraphers and hand lettering artists, typography enthusiasts, and designers.
Drawing and Painting
Drawing and Painting by
Publication Date: 2019-01-01
From the beginning of humankind, people have been drawing and painting. Perhaps we can call these early handprints and pictures of hunting scenes "art," or perhaps they were merely a way to tell stories of everyday events. From these early images came the longing for humans to express themselves aesthetically by using their hands and their minds. A unique guide to the world of drawing and painting, this book takes the reader on a journey all over the world to discover the rich culture and traditions in each of the world's continents. From the discovery of making paper by the ancient Chinese to the street-smart graffiti art movements emerging throughout the world, drawing and painting is a vital tool for artists to express their individual voices.
The Great Zentangle Book
The Great Zentangle Book by
Publication Date: 2016-09-01
Featuring 100 step-by-step certified Zentangle patterns, The Great Zentangle Book allows you to create beautiful and intricate artwork while relieving stress.
The History of Tattoos and Body Modification
The History of Tattoos and Body Modification by
Publication Date: 2018-07-15
This captivating book offers readers a wider perspective and deeper appreciation for the art of tattooing than what's typically shown in the media. For those considering getting a tattoo, this will perhaps inform their decision. The book covers the history of tattooing, traveling from ancient Egypt, Rome, and Greece, to Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. It explains the historical reasons for tattooing. It then goes on to investigate current tattoo trends, including calligraphy and the fusion of cultural designs.
How to Draw Mythical Monsters and Magical Creatures
How to Draw Mythical Monsters and Magical Creatures by
Publication Date: 2019-10-29
A guide to illustrating a wide variety of fantastical characters and creatures from video game artist Samwise Didier. In this interactive guide, video game illustrator Samwise Didier will guide you through the process of creating unique, engaging fantasy characters and creatures. From armored warriors to imposing dragons and other mythical beasts, each section will present you with tips and tricks on how to make your illustrations pop off the page. By following the step-by-step instructions and adding your own touches, you'll soon be able to create your own colorful fantasy world. In addition to the 96-page instruction book, this set includes a 64-page drawing pad so you can perfect your newfound skills.
Pop Art by
Publication Date: 2019-08-01
Pop art burst onto the scene in the mid-20th century, filling the gray post-World War II years with life, color, and fun! Pop artists from Andy Warhol to David Hockney strived to make art accessible for everyone, celebrating the popular symbols from the modern age--from cars to hamburgers--in their work. In the process they changes the face of art forever.
Women in Art : 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World
Women in Art by
Publication Date: 2019-09-10
A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Art highlights the achievements and stories of 50 notable women in the arts--from well-known figures like painters Frida Kahlo and Georgia O'Keefe, to lesser-known names like 19th-century African American quilter Harriet Powers and Hopi-Tewa ceramic artist Nampeyo. Covering a wide array of artistic mediums, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about artistic movements throughout history, statistics about women's representation in museums, and notable works by women. Women in Art celebrates the success of the bold female creators who inspired the world and paved the way for the next generation of artists.
Zentangle Art Therapy
Zentangle Art Therapy by
Publication Date: 2015-11-10
This unusual book offers a wonderful introduction to those new to Zentangle, and covers the tools required and the basic techniques to get started. Simple patterns including baseline, fillers, ribbons, and borders offer a foundation to explore more complex, three-dimensional design. You'll learn how to further enhance your creations using shading and color. You get: A comprehensive and fascinating introduction to Zentangle Complete explanations of all the basic tools and techniques 250 black-and-white illustrations depicting the wide variety of one-of-kind patterns--from the simple to the complex Channel your energy into this simple art form and feel the positive effects. Put a little extra calm in your day as you nourish your creativity. Zentangle® Art Therapy is full of inspirational artwork to give you a taste of the Zen-dless possibilities.