Art


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 Art Techniques

Knitting and crochet have long been considered forms of folk art, but in the 21st century, these time-honoured crafts are breaking away from the outdated stereotype of cosy domesticity. Whether miniature or oversized, multi-coloured or monochrome, abstract or na... read more

Unravelled - Contemporary Knit Art

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 Art

Interior decorators have long used specific colors and palettes to evoke strong moods--the right mix of browns, greens, and oranges can easily bring you back into the 1970s. Here, in this highly original and digestible book, color palettes from the fifteenth century ... read more

Spectrum:  Heritage Patterns and Colours

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 Art

Mazes have been a part of civilization for at least 4,000 years, and there are more being built now than ever before. What is it about these magical life-size puzzles that continues to intrigue us? The idea of the maze taps into so many subconscious notions: the game,... read more

The Maze: A Labyrinthine Compendium

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 Art Artists

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My Modern Art Book

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 Art History

Series:Art Essentials Ser.

Art lovers can list history's most important art objects, but what many don't know are the dramatic, funny, and sometimes bizarre stories behind these most famous works. Spanning the last 500 years of art history, this book revisits fifty momentous events that changed the cou... read more

Key Moments in Art

Trace the history of art through 48 paintings and four colors, woven together to form a fascinating and kaleidoscopic tale. BLUE: the color of the beyond and the divineRED: the color of blood, purity and sensualityGREEN: the color of new life, but also ... read more

Art Unfolded: Story of Art in Four Colours

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 Art Techniques

Painting is a continually expanding and evolving form of creative expression. The radical changes in the medium that took place in the 1960s and 70s - the period that saw the shift from a modernist to a postmodernist visual language - have led to painting's continued energy and div... read more

Painting Now

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 Art Artists

A History of Pictures for Children takes readers on a journey through art history, from early art drawn on cave walls to the images we make today on our computers and phone cameras. Based on the bestselling book for adults, this children's edition of A History of... read more

A History of Pictures for Children

What if you could sit down with your favourite artist and ask them anything you liked - Life? Work? Inspiration? Based on new interviews and archival material from a huge roster of artists, this book does exactly that. Is art a 'career', a vocation ... read more

Ways of Being - Advice for Artists by Artists

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 Art History

Series:Art Essentials Ser.

Pop Art refers to a post-war movement connecting art with popular culture. Billboard signs, comic books, and movie stars were just some of the subjects chosen by pop artists, such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist, and Claes Oldenburg, to name a few, to illustrate the ... read more

Pop Art

"This beautiful and practical art book shows how making art can improve creativity and increase relaxation. Through a series of guided step-by-step projects, readers are shown how to create calming and expressive images. A full range of materials and techniques are used in a book that is both inspirational and therapeutic."--Amazon.com.

Art Therapy: Inspirational & Practical Ways to De-Stress & Realise Your Creative Potential

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 Art

When Pop Art burst on the art scene in the 1950s as a reaction against abstract expressionism, it found instant favor with its colorful use of images from advertising, signs, soup cans, Coke bottles, and even comic strips. This playfulness is front and center in Draw Like an Ar... read more

Draw Like an Artist: Pop Art