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How to Paint Fast, Loose and Bold

by Patti Mollica




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...

Painting Rivers from Source to Sea

by Rob Dudley

Rivers can be enchanting or exciting, but are always absorbing. They provide a myriad of painting opportunities and challenges for the artist. Focusing on watercolour - one of the most direct of mediums - this...

Creating Celtic Knotwork

by Cari Buziak

Whether you're a complete beginner or have already attempted to learn the art of Celtic knotwork, this is the book for you! Artists at all levels will treasure this guide, which not only demonstrates how to...

Francisco Goya

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Francisco Goya in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!

Francisco Goya is one of the most...

Abstract Painting and Abstraction

by Emyr Williams

Abstract painting and abstraction can be a daunting and frustrating genre of art. How should you approach a surface? How can you use colour effectively? How can you make better, more expressive paintings? This...

Recipes for ArtFull Success

by Fritz F Wasser, Linda Cooney Wasser & Kirk V Huttleston

“Recipes for ArtFull Success“ is a comprehensive guide compiled and fully illustrated by two professional educators with a combined total of over 80 years of classroom experience. The husband and wife team...

On Weaving

by Anni Albers, T`ai Smith, Manuel Cirauqui & Nicholas Fox Weber

The classic book on the art and history of weaving—now expanded and in full color

Written by one of the twentieth century’s leading textile artists, this splendidly illustrated book is a luminous meditation...

30 Millennia of Painting

by Klaus H. Carl, Joseph Manca & Megan McShane

From the cave paintings of Lascaux, to the Madonnas of the Renaissance Italians, from the revolutionary Impressionists to the provocative canvases of the Pop Art movement—30 Millennia of Painting reunites...

149 Paintings You Really Need to See in North America

by Julian Porter & Stephen Grant

Tour North America’s greatest museums and galleries in the company of two incomparable guides.

This essential companion to all the major North American museums and galleries highlights some of the world’s...

iPhone Photography for Everybody

by Michael Fagans

Three Benefits to Readers 1. Learn to approach image-making more creatively 2. Use the iPhone’s stripped-down controls most effectively 3. Create images with greater visual impact

The Way It Is

by James King

  • First-ever biography and critical survey of a major artist who disrupted the Canadian art establishment
  • Features gorgeous colour reproductions of many of Curnoe’s most vivid and important paintings, which...

This Favoured Land

by Lee Fontanella

In the wake of the Irish potato famine, Edward King-Tenison, a sometime Irish politician of the liberal order and one of the first masterful photographers of Spain, and his wife, Lady Louisa Mary Anne Anson,...

The Art and Practice of Typography - A Manual of American Printing

by Edmund G. Gress

In the preface to the first edition of "The Art and Practice of Typography,” the author stated that he did not "anticipate again having the pleasure of producing a book as elaborate as this one,” but the...

Contemporary Landscapes in Mixed Media

by Soraya French

A great guide for painters who want to experiment with mixed media and make their landscape paintings more adventurous. Popular artist and teacher, Soraya French, encourages readers to experiment with mixing...

In Search of Lost Time [volumes 1 to 7] (XVII Classics) (The Greatest Writers of All Time)

by Marcel Proust

In Search of Lost Time (French: À la recherche du temps perdu)— previously also translated as Remembrance of Things Past, is a novel in seven volumes, written by Marcel Proust (1871–1922). It is considered...

Luigi Ghirri and the Photography of Place

by Jacopo Benci & Marina Spunta

The photographer Luigi Ghirri (1943–1992) was one of the most significant Italian artists of the late twentieth century. This volume – the first scholarly book-length publication on Ghirri to appear in English...

Witkacy. Logos and the Elements

by Teresa Pekala

This book focuses on Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, philosopher and controversial artist. It expresses the opinions of philosophers, museologists and artists, for whom Stanislaw Ignacy Witkacy’s 130th birthday...

French Ecocriticism

by Daniel Finch-Race & Stephanie Posthumus

This book expounds fruitful ways of analysing matters of ecology, environments, nature, and the non-human world in a broad spectrum of material in French. Scholars from Canada, France, Great Britain, Spain,...

Painting Urban and Cityscapes

by Hashim Akib

Cities provide endless exciting scenes for the artist, from sun-baked cafes, rain-soaked streets, illuminated nightscapes and busy squares to quiet, atmospheric corners. This practical book explains how to paint...

Painting with Watercolour

by David Howell

Watercolours are the first choice for many painters, but few master the full potential of the medium. This book encourages you to be bold and colourful. Written by an internationally respected artist and teacher,...