Category: Art

  • Download E-books Watercolor Tricks & Techniques: 75 New and Classic Painting Secrets PDF

    By Cathy Johnson

    Add existence, colour, texture and individuality in your paintings!

    If you are ready to move past the fundamentals, and notice what watercolor can really do, this is often the publication for you! inside of, a wealth of "creative departures" will take you from your convenience region, making the variation among pigment on paper and unique, expressive works of art.

    Updated and higher than ever, this version of Watercolor methods & Techniques features:

    • 30+ new watercolor fabrics and purposes besides clean insights on many tried-and-true techniques
    • 15 step by step demonstrations displaying options in motion for gorgeous complete paintings
    • 3 possibility-packed sections–Liquid Aids, Dry Helpers and crucial Tools–exploring the chances of powdered pigments, granulating mediums, liquid masks, Yupo paper and lots more and plenty more

    Whether you are a complicated newbie able to upload a bit zing for your repertoire or a professional painter trying to push your watercolor limitations, this booklet will make the adventure as intriguing because the ultimate destination.

    Show description

  • Download E-books 500 Tangled Artworks: A Showcase of Inspired Illustrated Designs PDF

    Become encouraged by way of this giant number of meditative drawing tiles referred to as tangles! 500 Tangled artwork Works, curated through Beckah Krahula, writer of the bestselling ebook, One Zentangle a Day, is the 1st booklet to add a wide and wide-ranging selection of interesting, attractive, and experimental drawings. Tangles, a one to 4 stroke repetitive development utilized in a meditative artwork shape known as Zentangle(TM), are exhibiting up world wide in drawings, work, and plenty of varieties of combined media artwork. With an creation and background of this zen artwork shape, 500 Tangled paintings Works stocks uncomplicated innovations, and contours a leading edge selection of the newest and maximum drawing from this modern flow. After seeing this impressive collection of paintings, it is going to be more uncomplicated than ever to begin tangling in your own!

    Show description

  • Download E-books Printmaking + Mixed Media: Simple Techniques and Projects for Paper and Fabric PDF

    By Dorit Elisha

    Reinterpreting conventional equipment, this source provides inventive, cheap, and obtainable recommendations for mixed-media artists and printmakers of all adventure degrees seeking to contain revealed photographs onto paper or textile. From display printing to collagraphy to sunlight printing, the ideas are proven with step by step images and will be refrained from printing presses or exact papers. various tasks are incorporated to illustrate a variety of attainable creations, akin to fabric-arts books, hand-printed calendars, wall-art collages, aprons, vacation books, greeting playing cards, and extra. For additional thought past the initiatives, a gallery of accomplished works via the writer and different artists make up the ultimate component to this resource.

    Show description

  • Download E-books Between Judaism and Christianity: Art Historical Essays in Honor of Elisheva (Elisabeth) Revel-Neher (The Medieval Mediterranean, Volume 81) PDF

    By Katrin Kogman-Appel, Mati Meyer

    The 19 essays assembled during this Festschrift characterize the multiplicity of pursuits glaring in Elisabeth (Elisheva) Revel-Neher's paintings. They conceal various topics facing pictorial messages encrypted in a number of inventive media, and tackle a large array of subject matters: Jewish identification within the past due vintage interval; patronage in overdue old Jewish and Christian spiritual structure; Jewish-Christian polemics and the illustration of the 'Other'; the query of Jewish or Christian illuminators of Hebrew books; the cultural history of illustrations in Hebrew manuscripts; Christian cosmology and dogma; the imagery of the Temple within the chapters; and, Jewish and Christian perceptions of women.The individuals are Rivka Ben-Sasson, Walter Cahn, Evelyn Cohen, Andreina Contessa, Eva Frojmovic, Lihi Habas, Dalia-Ruth Halperin, Colum Hourihane, Emma Maayan-Fanar, Herbert L. Kessler, Katrin Kogman-Appel, Shulamit Laderman, Mati Meyer, Bezalel Narkiss, Kurt Schubert, Sarit Shalev-Eyni, Margo Stroumsa-Uzan and Rina Talgam.
    Show description

  • Download E-books 1,000 Artist Journal Pages: Personal Pages and Inspirations (1000 Series) PDF

    By Dawn DeVries Sokol

    Over 1,000 magazine pages awarded in a single appealing full-color book

    Journals supply their makers a secure position to dream, doodle, rant, and reinvent themselves. they give audience wealthy, visible thought. there's a fascination with those revealing and infrequently appealing pages of self-exploration and private expression. Journals provide a tantalizing, voyeuristic view of an inside lifestyles. Journaling has seeped into pop culture in an immense approach and this assortment offers a wide range of rules, recommendations and topics to motivate and tell combined media and journaling enthusiasts.

    This is the 1st booklet to provide examples of over a thousand magazine pages in a single attention-grabbing, visible layout. Artists can include and test with this medium and may take advantage of this wealthy collection.

    Show description

  • Download E-books The Philosophies of Richard Wagner PDF

    In addition to being a very good composer, Richard Wagner was once additionally an immense thinker. Julian younger starts through analyzing the philosophy of paintings and society Wagner constructs in the course of his time as a innovative anarchist-communist. Modernity, Wagner argued, is to be rescued from its present anomie throughout the rebirth of Greek tragedy (the unique Gesamtkunstwerk) within the type of the “artwork of the future," an art of which his personal operas are the prototype.

    Young then examines the totally assorted philosophy Wagner constructs after his 1854 conversion from Hegelian optimism to Schopenhauerian pessimism. “Redemption” now turns into, no longer a destiny utopia during this global, yet relatively “transfigured” life in one other global, possible simply via loss of life. Viewing Wagner’s operas in the course of the lens of his philosophy, the e-book deals frequently novel interpretations of
    Lohengrin, The Ring cycle, Tristan und Isolde, Die Meistersinger, and Parsifal.

    Finally, younger clothes the reason for Friedrich Nietzsche’s transformation from Wagner’s intimate buddy and disciple into his so much savage critic. Nietzsche’s basic accusation, it really is argued, is one in every of betrayal: that Wagner betrayed his early, “life asserting” philosophy of paintings and lifestyles in want of “life-denial." Nietzsche’s statement and the ultimate end of the e-book is that our activity, now, is to “become higher Wagnerians than Wagner.”
    Show description

  • Download E-books Adventures in Letterpress PDF

    By Brandon Mise

    Tactile, unfashionable, and idiosyncratic, hand-printed gadgets have an indisputable allure, particularly in a electronic age. lately, the approximately out of date craft of letterpress has been resurrected through artists and architects who've rescued cast iron presses from basements and scrap yards. Adventures in Letterpress gains over 2 hundred examples of the ensuing paintings: stylish playing cards, edgy broadsheets, and every little thing in among. appealing, funny and infrequently simply simple bizarre, the initiatives featured within the ebook completely illustrate the colourful way forward for this once-endangered medium.
    Show description

  • Download E-books Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art PDF

    By James Hall

    The figuring out and delight of a piece of artwork relies as a lot at the tale it depicts as at the artist’s execution of it. yet what have been as soon as biblical or classical commonplaces aren't so comfortably recognizable at the present time. This ebook relates in a succinct and readable manner the subjects, sacred and secular, on which the repertoire of Western artwork relies. mixed the following in one quantity are spiritual, classical, and old topics, figures of ethical allegory, and characters from romantic poetry that seemed all through work and sculpture in Western paintings sooner than and after the Renaissance. greater than only a dictionary, this article areas those matters of their narrative, historic, or mythological context and makes use of huge cross-referencing to reinforce and make clear the meanings of those issues for the reader.

    The definitive paintings wherein others are in comparison, this quantity has develop into an imperative instruction manual for college kids and common appreciators alike. This thoroughly redesigned moment version encompasses a new insert of pictures selected via the writer, in addition to a brand new preface and index to spotlight the tips, ideals, and social and non secular customs that shape the historical past of a lot of this topic matter.
    Show description

  • Download E-books The Essential Willem De Kooning (Essential Series) PDF

    Concentrating on Willem de Kooning, this is often one in all an illustrated sequence which supplies debts of the lives of person artists, expert and private anecdotes, and concise definitions of cultural and social events that formed their paintings. After voyaging from the Netherlands to the USA as a stowaway on the age of twenty-two, de Kooning emerged as one of many significant figures of contemporary artwork. The ebook examines his pictures of wierd women's faces, his brilliant colors, and his lyrical later works, created as he drifted into Alzheimer's affliction.
    Show description