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PAINT HAPPY!

By: Acosta, Cristina

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: F+W Media: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000041094

ISBN: 1581801181

Condition: Very Good


Paint Happy! by Cristina Acosta Re-connect with the inner artistic spirit of your youth -- the imagination, creativity and energy that comes with the release of anxiety and expectati on. Cristina Acosta shows you how, with guidelines and advice for painting with joyous abandon. She'll help you re-think color mixing and design, whil e developing your own personal style in acrylic or any other medium. Everyt hing -- even her "lessons" -- is designed to make your painting easier, mor e satisfying and, most importantly, more fun! Acosta will also teach you how to relax and explore your p... View more info

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TEACHING MIXED MEDIA TO CHILDREN

By: Cikanova, Karla

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Craftsman House, B V I.: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000041088

ISBN: 9766410046

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


This new book on art and creativity for children is a sequel to Karla Cikan ova's imaginative series of publications on painting and drawing. Focusing on activities suitable for eight- to twelve-year old children, Teaching Mix ed Media to Children deals with spatial creativity and demonstrates that ac tivities like drawing, painting and collage cannot really be separated. The author introduces children, through play, to the idea of shape - its surfa ce, construction and place in space. She then relates spatial creative thou ght to easily available materials for application in mixed media and p... View more info

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INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING AND PAINTING WITH PASTELS

By: Constance, Diana

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Book Sales: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000046676

ISBN: 155521567X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Discusses the history of working in pastels, and provides information on equipment, techniques, still lifes, landscapes, flower illustrations, figure drawing, and conserving and framing the finished work. View more info

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OIL PAINTING FOR DUMMIES

By: Giddings, Anita Marie

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Wiley: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000041095

ISBN: 047018230X

Condition: Very Good


Oil Painting for Dummies by Anita Marie Giddings, Sherry Stone Clifton Nobody ever said that oil painting was easy. But it gets much easier and a lot more fun when you follow a step-by-step approach that starts you off on the right foot, helps you build your skills one at a time, and gives you p lenty of exercises to develop your craft. That's what you'll find in Oil Pa inting For Dummies. Completely free of arty jargon, this full-color guide has all the hands-on instruction you need to master the basics. You'll see how to plan a paintin g, build an image in layers, mix colors, and create st... View more info

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ARTISTS PHOTO REFERENCE LANDSCAPES

By: Greene

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: F+W Media: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000041072

ISBN: 1581804539

Condition: Very Good


Artists Photo Reference Landscapes by Greene Features more than 400 outstanding photos of landscape elements in various seasons, times of day and perspectives. View more info

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ACRYLIC LANDSCAPE PAINTING TECHNIQUES

By: Greer, Hugh

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: F+W Media: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000041073

ISBN: 1581806388

Condition: Very Good


Acrylic Landscape Painting Techniques by Hugh Greer Filled with inspirational artwork and solid instruction, this guide will de light loyal acrylic painters and encourage artists from other mediums to cr oss over. Greer's instruction capitalizes on the brilliant colors available in acrylics and shows artists how to paint with them using proven "waterco lor" and "oil" techniques. Starting with 16 mini-demos, artists are encouraged to: * Jump right in and follow step-by-step instructions for mastering techniqu es such as masking, splattering, underpainting, washes and more * Le... View more info

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PAINTING FLOWERS AND GARDENS

By: Hoblyn

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: F+W Media: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000041092

ISBN: 071530349X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Painting Flowers and Gardens by Hoblyn "For would-be nature artists, this is a practical handbook offering insights into materials and techniques....Hoblyn, a designer, illustrator, painter, and teacher, gives instructions on developing an approach to painting and on watercolor and pastel painting materials...composition, perspective...and understanding how color works....She also gives advice on mixing and using complementary colors, laying washes, shading, feathering, and creating a mood in painting....There are colorful finished paintings as well as black-and-white sketches throughout ... View more info

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ARTIST'S COLOR MANUAL: THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO WORKING WITH COLOR

By: Jennings, Simon

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000041082

ISBN: 081184143X

Condition: Very Good


Artist's Color Manual: The Complete Guide to Working with Color by Simon Je nnings Developed by the same team that created Artist's Manual and Art Class, both top-selling art reference books, Artist's Color Manual is the ultimate guide to color for visual artists. Whether they work in oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, colored pencils, or inks, artists of all stripes will find information and ideas flowing from every profusely illustrated page. Renowned art instructor Simon Jennings begins with a basic introduction to color theory, the color wheel, and the art of mixing pigments. The heart... View more info

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THE SIERRA CLUB GUIDE TO PAINTING IN NATURE

By: Johnson, Cathy

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Sierra Club Books: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000046660

ISBN: 0871569345

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Plein-air painting is the art of painting out-of-doors, on site, and completing the work at one sitting. In this lively guide, acclaimed artist, author, and instructor Cathy Johnson provides a friendly introduction to all facets of plein-air painting-from selecting and using basic materials (including pencils, pastels, watercolors, acrylics, brushes, and papers) to weathering outdoor conditions and dealing with the challenges of capturing ever-changin... View more info

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200 GREAT PAINTING IDEAS FOR ARTISTS

By: Katchen

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: F+W Media: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000041014

ISBN: 0891347992

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


200 Great Painting Ideas for Artists by Katchen Inside this book, readers will find 200 imaginative suggestions from 56 artists, along with intriguing paintings--in watercolor, oil pastel, acrylic, and other popular media--that will jump-start their imaginations and lead them to fresh new subjects and a thrilling sense of creative adventure. View more info

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DRAMATIZE YOUR PAINTINGS WITH TONAL VALUE

By: Katchen, Carole

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: North Light Books: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000046668

ISBN: 0891344772

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Stresses the importance of recognizing and using tonal values, discusses color, light, form, depth, mood, and composition, and shares examples by twenty artists. View more info

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THE 5 ESSENTIALS IN EVERY POWERFUL PAINTING: UNDERSTANDING THE CONCEPTS THA T FORM THE FOUNDATION OF DRAMATIC PAINTINGS

By: Kelley, Ramon

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: International Artist: 1901

Seller ID: RWARE0000041011

ISBN: 1929834128

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. It's as easy as A-B-C! Artist Ramon Kelley distills years of hard-won experience into five clearly written chapters that simplify and demonstrate how anyone can create powerful and beautiful paintings. Using oil and pastels, he shows how to design a dynamic composition, simplify values, use color and texture to add dimension to a subject and use contrast to create excitement around focal points. Plus, each chapter contains straightforward instruction... View more info

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PAINTING FLOWERS

By: Leonard, Elizabeth

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Crown Publishing Group: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000041091

ISBN: 0823036294

Condition: Very Good/Good


Painting Flowers by Elizabeth Leonard Filled with striking illustrations by contemporary artists working in diverse styles and mediums, this book offers painting ideas designed to encourage fresh approaches to portraying flowers. Helpful exercises are liberally scattered throughout the book. View more info

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FINDING YOUR VISUAL VOICE: A PAINTER'S GUIDE TO DEVELOPING AN ARTISTIC STYL E.

By: Mitchell, Dakota Dakota

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: F+W Media: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000041070

ISBN: 1581808070

Condition: Very Good


Finding Your Visual Voice: A Painter's Guide to Developing an Artistic Styl e by Dakota Dakota Mitchell, Lee Haroun Discover Your Artistic Individuality "When you listen to your visual voice and follow your intuitive artistic tr uth, you feel energized, stimulated and connected. Your creative juices are flowing and you receive the energy needed to create what you feel. At the same time, you experience a sense of peace and calm, the satisfaction of do ing what you are meant to do." -Dakota Mitchell Express your creative vision by discovering your distinctive visual voice. Many art i... View more info

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PAINTING THE BEAUTY OF FLOWERS WITH OILS

By: Moran

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: F+W Media: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000041093

ISBN: 0891343822

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Painting the Beauty of Flowers with Oils by Moran Moran breaks down the complexities of flower painting into small, manageable parts, teaching artists how to use traditional methods to create graceful florals. View more info

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ARTISTS' MATERIALS: WHICH, WHY AND HOW (DRAW BOOKS)

By: Pearce, Emma

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: A & C Black (Publishers) Ltd: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000046651

ISBN: 0713635541

Condition: Very Good


This book offers artists, the professional as well as the serious amateur, the maximum creative opportunity by explaining how to use particular materi als to their best advantage. It provides a source of information on artists ' materials, methods, lightfastness, health and safety, care of tools and w ork which should also appeal to those involved in restoring. There are sect ions on oil, acrylic, encaustic, watercolour, gouache, gesso, paper, pigmen ts and drawing materials. View more info

THE ART OF TEACHING ART: A GUIDE FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING THE FOUNDATIONS OF DRAWING-BASED ART

By: Rockman, Deborah A.

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000042719

ISBN: 0195130790

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Often the finest artists do not make the best teachers. Many frustrated col lege students of art know this all too well as they suffer through unstruct ured classes with inexperienced teachers or graduate student instructors. I n these situations, it is easy to blame the teachers. But the problem is la rgely institutional: most students graduating with MFAs from art schools re ceive little if any instruction in teaching art. If you find yourself in th... View more info

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OIL PAINTING COURSE YOU'VE ALWAYS WANTED: GUIDED LESSONS FOR BEGINNERS AND EXPERIENCED ARTISTS

By: Staiger, Kathleen

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000041080

ISBN: 0823032590

Condition: Very Good


Oil Painting Course You've Always Wanted: Guided Lessons for Beginners and Experienced Artists by Kathleen Staiger Everything you always wanted to know about oil painting...but were afraid to ask. Or maybe you weren't afraid-maybe you just didn't know what to ask or where to start. In The Oil Painting Course You've Always Wanted, author Kathleen Staiger presents crystal clear, step-by-step lessons that build to reinforce learning. Brush control, creating the illusion of three dimensions, foolproof color mixing, still-life painting, landscapes, and portraits-every topic is covered in clear tex... View more info

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LIGHT AND SHADE

By: Team, Parramon's Editorial

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series I.: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000046639

ISBN: 0764152289

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This book explains theory and instructs on techniques for creating shadows and the illusion of depth in charcoal and other monochrome media, as well a s in color. Among the main subjects explored are light and shade in artwork s throughout history, methods of creating the effect of brightness, highlig hting, contrasting light and shade in chiaroscuro, and reproducing visual t extures created by light. Barron's Art Handbooks are pocket-size reference v... View more info