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Guerrilla Kindness and Other Acts of Creative Resistance

by Sayraphim Lothian

#1 Amazon New Release ? Resistance Crafts

Craftivism can be your voice of resistance: Craftivism is a non-threatening form of activism that gives people a voice when they feel voiceless and power where they...


Botanical Art with Scientific Illustration

by Sarah Jane Humphrey

Botanical and scientific illustration share many common themes - the meticulous observation, the crucial composition, the precision of rendering and the accuracy of colour are all intrinsic to this niche genre...


Miranda Butterfly

by Marta Del Gaudio

Miranda Butterfly is a richly illustrated children's book. Discover Mirandas adventures reading and painting!


Observations of a London Commuter

by David Fawcett

David Fawcett has spent over twenty years commuting to work in London from his home in Kent. His paintings depict the things, the people and the places he has seen during the thousands of hours he has spent...


How to Draw People

by Jeff Mellem

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Drawing Figures!

To draw an anatomical figure, you don't need a stack of weighty anatomy books. Just take it step by step!

In How to Draw People, author Jeff Mellem teaches beginning...


Post-Impressionism

by Nathalia Brodskaïa

The Post-Impressionist period was one of solitary painters; Gauguin, Sisley, Cézanne, Van Gogh etc… “There is no longer a unique school. There are a few groups, but even they break up constantly. All these...


Impressionism

by Nathalia Brodskaïa

Just before his death, Claude Monet wrote: “I’m still sorry to have been the cause of the name given to this group, most of whom were not in the least bit impressionistic”. Starting with this paradox –...


Impressionism and Post-Impressionism

by Nathalia Brodskaïa

Impressionism is the most famous artistic movement. But what appears today as a charming and exquisite landscape painting, was actually one of the first avant-garde movements whose members had decided to fight...


Renaissance Paintings

by Victoria Charles

In utter contrast to the obscurity of the medieval period which preceded it, the rapid and unexpected arrival of the Renaissance conquered Europe during the 14th to the 16th centuries. Placing man at its centre,...


Puvis de Chavannes

by Arsène Alexandre

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes is not a very well-known artist. Famous throughout his life yetquickly forgotten by the history of art, his work remains little-studied in comparison tothe Impressionist masterpieces...


Surrealism

by Natalia Brodskaya

The Dada movement and then the Surrealists appeared in the First World War aftermath with a bang: revolution of thought, creativity, and the wish to break away from the past and all that was left in ruins. This...


In Praise of Hands

by Henri Focilon

To speak about art is to evoke the hand of the creator who produced the work. It is to confer to its gestures the importance of thoughts and to explore their point of convergence on the canvas or the stone....


Newell Convers Wyeth

by Newell Convers Wyeth

Newell Convers, called N. C. Wyeth (1882-1945) has been cherished by generations of book lovers thanks to his illustrations of all-time classics such as Treasure Island, Robin Hood, and Robinson Crusoe. As one...


Mexican Painting

by Jean Charlot

Mexican painting did not come to be internationally recognised until the early 20th century. It was the muralist movement, starting in the 1920s and strongly connected to the Mexican Revolution of the previous...


1000 Watercolours of Genius

by Viicttoriia Charlles

The watercolour technique was for a long time the great companion to drawing. A mixture of water and pigments permitting great artistic freedom, it was often employed for preparatory sketches. Albrecht Dürer...


Carl Larsson

by Klaus H. Carl

Slip into the idyllic world of turn-of-the-century, rural Sweden with this monograph dedicated to Carl Larsson, the national treasure whose delicate drawings and paintings proffer a vision of his enchanting...


Make Manga!

by Karolina "Larienne" Heikura

How to Make Your Own Exciting Manga Story!

An artist's greatest gift is his or her imagination. By learning how to create manga characters with personality--and place them in engaging backgrounds--you can tell...


Architectural Illustration

by Peter Jarvis

This practical book looks at the fundamental principles that underpin the process of architectural illustration: to represent architectural design and the built environment in a way that the general public can...


The Art of Creative Watercolor

by Danielle Donaldson

Welcome to your watercolor happy place!

The world of Danielle Donaldson is as wondrous as a jar full of fireflies. Her whimsical illustrations are known for their offbeat color combinations, artful arrangements...


Fantasy Genesis Characters

by Chuck Lukacs

Conjure creatures and characters from your imagination!

To generate fantasy characters and inhabitants that populate an imaginary world, sometimes you need a little creative fuel...and a 20-sided die.

Fantasy...