Monotype: Mediums and Methods For Painterly Printmaking

Now in paperback! The art of monotype has experienced a surge of popularity in recent years, and artists working in other mediums will enjoy exploring the creative potential this process offers them. A brief history of monotype is followed by a comprehensive chapter on materials. The step-by-step instructions are accompanied by some of the finest examples of monotype being done today. From the Trade Paperback edition.

A Handbook of Anatomy For Art Students

Numerous photos and sketches of male and female figures complete this accurate guide to human anatomy. Students at all levels will appreciate its thorough coverage of every bodily region. Subjects include posture and walking, bones and joints, structure of the leg and foot, facial expressions, rules of proportion, and much more.

Rush - Updated Edition: The Unofficial Illustrated History

Fully revised and updated, Rush is a richly illustrated history of one of the world's greatest rock bands. In 1974, a Canadian rock band called Rush took the music scene by storm. Throughout the 1970s and raging into the 1980s, the band grew a tidal wave of followers and produced such hit songs as "Limelight," "Subdivisions," and "Tom Sawyer." Inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1994 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in...

The Nineteenth Century

Looks at nineteenth century painting and sculpture, and discusses neoclassicism, romanticism, French realism, impressionism, and post-impressionism.

Roman Mosaics in the J. Paul Getty Museum

The mosaics in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum span the second through the sixth centuries AD and reveal the diversity of compositions found throughout the Roman Empire during this period. Elaborate floors of stone and glass tesserae transformed private dwellings and public buildings alike into spectacular settings of vibrant color, figural imagery, and geometric design. Scenes from mythology, nature, daily life, and spect...

Exhibiting Photography: A Practical Guide to Choosing a Space, Displaying Your Work, and Everything in Between

Creating and organizing successful photography exhibitions requires business finesse and expertise as well as artistic ability. Exhibiting Photography offers step-by-step guidance, paired with anecdotes and case studies of real situations to help photographers at any level improve their business skills, explore new exhibiting techniques and learn to self promote with confidence. Addressing the technical and aesthetic concerns of amat...

The Gibson Les Paul: The Illustrated Story of the Guitar That Changed Rock

The Gibson Les Paul is possibly the electric guitar most associated with rock 'n' roll. The result of a collaboration between Gibson's Ted McCarty and jazz guitarist Les Paul in response to the success of Fender's Telecaster, the Les Paul has gone on to become a prized instrument played by most of the greatest guitarists in rock history. This massive illustrated history of the guitar examines its prehistory and origins as well as its...

The Graphic Art of Edvard Munch

Contains 185 black-and-white and color plates as well as many additional black-and-white illustrations. Text details each illustration with some background and context.

Italian Renaissance drawings from the Musee du Louvre, Paris

These beautiful Italian Renaissance drawings, lent to us by the Cabinet des Dessins of the Musée du Louvre, come as the latest wave of French generosity to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. They follow upon the glorious tapestries lent to us earlier this year for the exhibition Masterpieces of Tapestry from the Fourteenth to the Sixteenth Century. Loan exhibition of such great works of art are the first positive results of recent agree...

Susannah Shaw - Stop Motion: Craft Skills for Model Animation

To make great animation, you need to know how to control a whole world: how to make a character, how to make that character live and be happy or sad. You need to create four walls around them, a landscape, the sun and moon - a whole life for them. You have to get inside that puppet and first make it live, then make it perform. Susannah Shaw provides the first truly practical introduction to the craft skills of model animation. This i...