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Super Manga Matrix

Following the success of Manga Matrix, which demonstrated how to create manga characters, Super Manga Matrix by Hiroyoshi Tsukamoto will help aspiring artists and professionals create awesome manga characters and manga stories! Using a unique matrix system invented in Japan, artists of all skill levels—from beginner to advanced—can create new types of heroes, evil creatures, and multi-formed beasts, as well as plot their stories on a...

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Collage, Paint, Draw: Explore Mixed Media Techniques And Materials

Collage, paint and draw to explore a new side of mixed-media art and go off the beaten path! Celebrate the day-to-day journey of life as you create imaginative mixed-media projects. In Collage, Paint Draw, you will learn how to use heart-felt images as a starting point to jump into the world of mixed-media art, materials and techniques. Using symbols such as the heart, the home, a child's toy, and a vintage dress, you'll learn to try...

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Digital Collage and Painting, Second Edition

If you already know your way around Photoshop and Painter and want to use these amazing programs to take your skills further, this book is for you! Much more than a simple "how-to" guide, Susan Ruddick Bloom takes you on a full-fledged journey of the imagination and shows you how to create incredible works of fine art. Supplemented by the work of 20+ world renowned artists in addition to Sue's own masterpieces, you'll learn how to cr...

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Zentangle, No Boundaries

No boundaries means just that. Use Zentangle to establish art with no boundaries that similar to doodling, is more directed. Increase focus, productivity, and best of all, learn to relax. Tangling daily can make those benefits, and others, possible. This workbook has dedicated spaces for tangling and ideas for doing so. Color and black and white illustrations are presented in an easy to execute manner. Young and old can enjoy this ar...

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Portrait Drawing: A Step-by-Step Art Instruction Book

This is an excellent book for beginners. When I first tried to draw portraits, I didn't know where to start. Should I draw the nose first? Should I start with a big oval? This book was very helpful. A classic of simplicity! Portrait Drawing has guided and inspired a generation of artists to create beautiful, realistic portraits. In just eighty pages, author Wendon Blake covers all the basics, from papers and pencils to drawing eyes, ...

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Pencil Drawing Techniques

I like this book as it covers most of the basic topics in pencil drawing. As compared to other books for beginners, this book gives sufficient guidelines and examples. The only concern I have is that the examples are not very "real", not "live" enough. After all, I would recommend this book to beginners in pencil drawing.

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Colour Forecasting

The colour forecasting process is a major driving force in the fashion and textile industries, and is very complex, highly intuitive and little understood. This textbook for students of fashion and design identifies the driving forces of fashion, past and present, and explains why the colour forecasting process was initiated and has developed to its present day state. Colour terminology and some of the more subjective tools used by c...

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Painting Nature in Pen & Ink With Watercolor

Gives good guidelines that are easy to understand. Excellent illustrations. Helpful for beginners as well as experienced artists. Claudia is a good teacher. Nice offers a large-format color exploration of the natural world in broad context. The forest scenes, the coral reef, and desert themes help create a substantial manual in an up-to-date format. If the budget is tight, Dover offers a reprint of Sy and Dorothea Barlow's Illustrati...

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Nautical Illustrations: 681 Royalty-Free Illustrations from Nineteenth-Century Sources

Detailed images — taken from rare sources — depict primitive canoes, a Roman galley, ship figureheads, naval battles, dock scenes, lighthouses, pirate ships, steam-powered battleships, and a wealth of other subjects. Brief captions identify pictures, which are arranged chronologically. Irresistible to boating enthusiasts and armchair sailors. Over 600 black-and-white illustrations. While this book is intended is intended for all who ...