Birds Of Prey Coloring Book

Noted wildlife illustrator presents detailed accurate renderings of 42 species — bald eagle, common black hawk, great horned owl, Andean condor, osprey, crested caracara, turkey vulture, peregrine falcon (on a dramatic double-page spread), many more. Informative captions.

Fine Art Tips With Lori Mcnee: Painting Techniques And Professional Advice

I love this book! Even as an armature artist, I find the tips easy to follow and extremely useful. This book is well organized and planned. I love seeing that so many top notch artists came together for the common cause of teaching the public about art and sharing their tricks. The book is colorful, lively, and just plain fun. Buy this book, you will not regret it. I've had the book for just a couple weeks and can already see improve...

Store Brand Image Design

This book has selected many distinctive brand image design works from excellent designers all over the word. According to the contents, it has been categorized into five sections, including clothing store, shopping mall, grocery, stationery shop, sports shop and design store in which each of the projects is instructive and profound. Now, with the rapid development of the “cultural industry,” it’s been proved that the brand image desi...

Home Style By City: Ideas And Inspiration From Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles, And Copenhagen

Explore the world's most stylish and eclectic residences in this inspired armchair décor guide. Home Style by City captures the essense of five design-forward cities, featuring gorgeously decorated homes from each that reflect local style and inspire internationally. Part city tour—including must-visit flea markets, bits of colorful history, and curated lists of music, books, and films—and part design resource for achieving the vario...

See For Yourself: A Visual Guide To Everyday Beauty

This accessible handbook from design guru Rob Forbes uncovers the beauty in the commonplace and reveals how visual thinking can enrich our lives. In friendly text complemented by photographs taken on his travels around the world, Forbes explains how to appreciate the design elements that surround us in the built environment. Linking broad concepts such as composition and materiality to quotidian details such as the play of color in h...

The Complete Book Of Chalk Lettering: Create And Develop Your Own Style

The book is exactly what I was looking for. It is an excellent resource for anyone that wants to learn the actual details and how-to of chalk lettering. Detailed step by step instructions and great pictures make it very easy to follow. And it covers extensively different font styles and sign embellishments such us borders, banners, monograms. It has a great section on flower illustrations. It has many "pro-tips" on chalk technique. I...

Painting Still Life In Gouache

Learn about the Gouache painting style and how to use it as a fine artist with the help of this illustrated guide Gouache is an exciting, forgiving, and versatile fine art medium. It has a long history going back many centuries, but for some time it has been seen as a medium for illustrators and designers. It has now been rediscovered by the fine artist. In this beautiful book, Kevin Scully champions its cause and explores its attrib...

Michelangelo (1475-1564) : The Last Judgment

Michelangelo Buonarroti was born in 1475 at Caprese, in Tuscany. He was apprenticed to Domenico Ghirlandaio in 1488, when he was 13, and worked continuously until six days before his death. In 1489, Michelangelo was summoned to the court of Lorenzo de'Medici, where he learnt the technical skills essential to his craft, fashioning clay and practising drawing by copying earlier works. Michelangelo examines the life and works of this gr...

Painted Blossoms: Creating Expressive Flower Art With Mixed Media

I am so glad I purchased Carrie Schmitt's book! I am not a painter, I am a glass bead artist/jewelry designer. However, for a while now, painting has interested me, but I haven't had the confidence to jump in and do it. This book not only gives you tools and techniques to use, it gives you the encouragement most of us need to try something new. I think Carrie and I must be related in some way. We have both found many of the same sour...