Author: Charlotte Mullins
Publisher: Distributed Art Publishers (DAP)
Keywords: painting, figure, people
Number of Pages: 192
Published: 2008-07-01
List price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 1933045833
ISBN-13: 9781933045832

From CHOICE: London art historian and critic Mullins has brought together a study of contemporary artists who paint the human figure. Included are 200 color reproductions by 85 artists from around the world. Some artists, such as Lucien Freud and Chuck Close, are well known, but many are still developing their reputations. Mullins chose artists who paint people interacting with the world and, in doing so, explore themes of modern times. Her chapters are arranged by these themes: ""The Figure Unravelled,"" ""The Urban Condition,"" ""Other Worlds"" (which explores themes of ro

Author: Mark Willenbrink
Publisher: North Light Books
Keywords: oil, painting, guide, successful, easy, clear, absolute, beginner, amp
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 2010-09-01
List price: $24.99
ISBN-10: 1600617840
ISBN-13: 9781600617843

The quick-start guide to great results!Oil painting doesn’t have to be rocket science, although some books on the subject make it seem that way. Filled with encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction, Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner is a no-fear, no-experience-required guide to enjoyable painting andhappy results. Focusing on the needs of the first-time painter, this book covers everything from selecting brushes and setting up your palette to key principles of color and composition, presented in a way that moves you confidently from first strokes to finished paintings.· Mini demonstrati

Author: Brian Santos
Publisher: Wiley
Keywords: painting, favorite, expert, nation, amp, secrets, tips, tricks
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 2010-01-26
List price: $19.95
ISBN-10: 0696217597
ISBN-13: 9780696217593

• Brian brings a bright new perspective to the principles of color, helping consumers make confident decisions• Unlike other paint books, the process of painting is emphasized• Clever "Wall Wizard" tips make painting simple and fun. For example, mix 1 gallon of warm water and 1/2 cup of fabric softener to clean brushes in 10 seconds.• Decorative techniques for ragging, sponging, glazing, and using unusual tools for designer effects• Detailed coverage of tools and supplies, including varnishes, stains, and glazes

Authors:Jim Coddington, Robert Lubar, Jordana Mendelson, Adel
Publisher: The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Keywords: painting, anti, miro, joan
Number of Pages: 242
Published: 2008-11-01
List price: $50.00
ISBN-10: 0870707345
ISBN-13: 9780870707346

Taking Joan Miro’s notorious declaration of 1927--"I want to assassinate painting"--as its point of departure, this richly illustrated volume is the first to focus on Miro the "anti-painter," identifying the core practices and strategies the artist used to challenge painting between 1927 and 1937. Joan Miro: Painting and Anti-Painting 1927-1937 surveys the various material, iconographical and rhetorical forms of Miro’s attacks on painting by presenting, in chronological sequence, 12 distinct series of works, beginning with a remarkable group of paintings on unprimed canvas and conc

Author: Art Ketchum
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company (FL)
Keywords: painting, expert, beautiful, showcase
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 2008-04-22
List price: $34.95
ISBN-10: 1601382693
ISBN-13: 9781601382696

This book is a magnificent collection illustrating hundreds of images created by photographer Art Ketchum for the purpose of showing off the creative talent of body painting as demonstrated on beautiful women by artist Jim Brando. The book Features the body painting artistry of Jim Brando, whose work is absolutely stunning. For over three years, Jim Brandon and Art Ketchum have built this amazing collection of images, which showcase both the process of body painting in action along with finished images complete with backgrounds that were designed for each individual body painting. The book is

Author: Jeremy Galton
Publisher: Search Press
Keywords: painting, techniques, oil, inspirational, gallery, practice, plus, showing, directory, unique, visual, encyclopedia, key
Number of Pages: 192
Published: 2009-05-01
List price: $19.95
ISBN-10: 0855329602
ISBN-13: 9780855329600

Authors:Anthony M. Benjamin Sr, Anthony M. Benjamin Sr,
Publisher: A M Benjamin Services
Keywords: painting, antonio, rediscover
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2007-12-15
List price: $5.00
ISBN-10: 0976459078
ISBN-13: 9780976459071

Rediscover Painting with Antonio’s Painting Set A short story on the benefits of Painting and Drawing with a collection of pictures you can paint with a brush or digital software like Microsoft Paint. After reading the book you will discover many benefits of painting like: (1) How it use to be fun ? (2) How it teaches management skills ? (3) How it h elps its students develop patience ? (3 of the 10 benefits in the books The ebook also has a collection of 10 fine line sketches for painting with a few instructions on using Microsoft Paint. The Ebook is
  
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