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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...


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...


Chibi! The Official Mark Crilley How-to-Draw Guide

by Mark Crilley

Master how to draw super tiny and adorable chibi characters!

This book (and your fuzzy-costumed tour guide Mochy) will teach you everything you need to know about drawing chibis! From the word "short" in Japanese,...


Artistic Letter Design Tips to Learn Calligraphy Guide

by Betty Longsdale

In a time where most of our writing is done through computer font, artistic letter design allows us to be unique and express our own personal styles. In this book, Maggie reveals the beauty of the art and how...


The Essence of Watercolour

by Hazel Soan

A paperback reissue Hazel Soan's classic practical art book.

Hazel Soan is a well-known and popular artist and an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher.  In The Essence of Watercolour Hazel shows how wonderfully...


John Piper

by Darren Pih

Set to accompany the John Piper exhibition at the Tate Liverpool and written by its curator, this book presents a comprehensive examination of the English artist’s role as champion of modernism in Britain....


Ultimate Papercraft Bible

by Marie Clayton

This volume in Collins & Brown’s bestselling Ultimate series reveals all the techniques you need to begin making beautiful projects with paper.

The book covers all the basic papercraft techniques, many of which...


How to Paint Fast, Loose and Bold

by Patti Mollica

Bold

Exciting

Powerful

A new level of artistic expression!

Every artist strives to achieve the kind of painting that commands attention from across the room and delights the eye up close. In this book, artist...


Lee Hammond's All New Big Book of Drawing: Beginner's Guide to Realistic Drawing Techniques

by Lee Hammond

Learning How to Draw Has Never Been Easier!

Lee Hammond's All New Big Book of Drawing is the culmination of nearly forty years of teaching. No matter what your experience level YOU CAN DRAW by following along...