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What does an artist need to know about drawing? And what has to be mastered in order to achieve the drawings you want? In this beautiful book Barrington Barber shows you, offering advice and tips as he takes you through the various stages.
From object drawing and still life composition, the natural world and portraiture, to looking at form an...
This attractive, full-color illustrated guide shows readers how to create all types of digital art using different software platforms. It introduces readers to the major software packages available and includes artworks of varying styles and all levels of complexity.
Many people enjoy origami, the ancient Japanese art of paper folding, and delight in the variety of shapes that can be created. Kirigami adds a new dimension by combining folding and cutting. Within this book, you will find a brilliant and diverse range of projects that will show you the essentials of kirigami and build your skill in this fascin...
Exciting, mesmerizing, simple yet complex, manga is artwork drawn in a typical Japanese cartoon style. This sensational guide is designed for novice to intermediate illustrators, and covers everything the budding manga artist needs, from choosing essential materials to creating exciting and innovative characters. You will be shown how to constru...
There is something for everyone in the world of nail art. You can go all out with intricate designs, gems and glitter or settle for a unique polish shade and a strategically placed stud. Find all the inspiration you need in this beautifully collection of nail art highlighting the talents, tools and creativity behind this expressionistic art form...
Our towns and cities are saturated with the imagery of commerce and advertising, but alongside it a new creative phenomenon is demanding our attention: art, on the street, available for everyone to see. Banksy, Blek le Rat, Os Gemeos and JR are just some of the major practitioners whose works are showcased in this book. From huge murals to exqui...
New this season in Barron's growing list of Creativity Activity Books for kids is The Art Creativity Book, , filled with fun things for boys and girls to do. All titles in the series feature:
Games, puzzles, stencils, sticker sheets, and an illustrated gatefold page for sticker decorating
Special pull-out art paper and art projects to comp...
Suitable for beginners and more experienced artists, The Art of Drawing covers a complete range of subject matter, from basic exercises in line and tone, to still life, landscapes, animals, and human portraits. At every stage, the reader will be shown the stages of drawing and be inspired to put pencil to paper. This book does not expect readers...
Anyone with a little persistence and the desire can learn to draw well-this is the starting point of The Fundamentals of Drawing, a practical and comprehensive course for students of all abilities.
Opportunities for practice and improvement are offered across a wide spectrum of subjects-still life, plants, landscapes, animals, figure draw...
Not only is this incredible kit packed with more than 100 mind-boggling illusions, it also explains the science behind them. Kids will love learning how the brain tricks the eye into seeing what may or may not actually be there. Sections explore:
Impossible shapes that appear real but are not
Static objects that seem to move
From the glories of the High Renaissance in Italy to the emotional visions of the Romantics, and from the groundbreaking techniques of the Impressionists to the radical canvases of the Abstract Expressionists, this book provides a fascinating look at the major movements in the history of western painting.A clear chronological structure allows th...
An exciting activity book designed especially for little fingers. Children can press their fingers into the ink pad and fingerprint away!
This finger-printing book includes simple, step-by-step instructions for lots of pictures and scenes to create using only fingerprints, and a multi-coloured ink pad is attached to the side of the book, ...
Celebrating the very best of Ken Duncan's iconic Australian shots - and spanning virtually his whole career - Walking in the Light presents ninety-six highlights from Ken's far- reaching photographic journeys. Almost all of these images have been previously released as individual artworks in their own right, in the form of signed, framed Limited...