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Alla Prima: Everything I Know about Painting, and More

Author: Richard Schmid Subject: Painting Format: Softcover, Hardcover Description For fifteen years, the original edition of ALLA PRIMA has been considered one of the most comprehensive art instruction books on the market and the standard in classical art education both in the United States and abroad. Whether you’re the owner of an original ALLA PRIMA or a…

   
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An Atlas of Animal Anatomy for Artists

Author: W. Ellenberger, H. Baum Subject: Animal Anatomy Publisher: Dover Publication Format: Paperback, E-book Description Here are 288 remarkably lifelike drawings of animals, furnishing artists and students with an easy-to-follow method of instruction in the drawing of horses, dogs, lions, cows and bulls, stags, and goats. So detailed and so accurate are these drawings that this…

   
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Anatomy Lessons From the Great Masters

Author: Robert Beverly Hale, Terence Coyle Subject: Anatomy Publisher: Watson-Guptill Format: Softcover, Hardcover, E-book Description This classic book, whose foremost author was one of the great artistic anatomy teachers of the twentieth century, is an invaluable instructor and reference guide for any professional, amateur, or student artist who depicts the human form. Revealing the drawing principles…

   
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Animal Anatomy for Artists

Author: Eliot Goldfinger Subject: Animal Anatomy Publisher: Oxford University Press Format: Hardcover, Softcover, E-book Description From the author of the classic Human Anatomy for Artists comes this user-friendly reference guide featuring over five hundred original drawings and over seventy photographs. Designed for painters, sculptors, and illustrators who use animal imagery in their work, Animal Anatomy for…

   
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Art & Fear

Author: David Bayles, Ted Orland Subject: Misc. Publisher: Image Continuum Press Format: Softcover, E-book Description Art & Fear explores the way art gets made, the reasons it often doesn’t get made, and the nature of the difficulties that cause so many artists to give up along the way. The book’s co-authors, David Bayles and Ted Orland,…

   
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Art Fundamentals

Author: Gilles Beloeil, Andrei Riabovitchev, Roberto F Castro Subject: Drawing, Painting, Figure drawing, Perspective, Composition, Anatomy Publisher: 3DTotal Format: Hardcover Description A broad understanding of the fundamental concepts, conventions, and theories of art is essential when it comes to producing a successful piece of work. Art Fundamentals addresses key basic subjects such as color and light,…

   
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Artistic Anatomy

Author: Dr. Paul Richer , Robert Beverly Hale Subject: Human Anatomy Publisher: Watson-Guptill Format: Softcover Description Artistic Anatomy is widely acknowledged to be the greatest book of its kind since the Renaissance. The original French edition, now a rare collector’s item, was published in 1889 and was probably used as a resource by Renoir, Braque, Degas,…

   
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Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist

Author: Stephen Rogers Peck Subject: Human Anatomy Publisher: Oxford University Press Format: Softcover Description Stephen Rogers Peck’s Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist remains unsurpassed as a manual for students. It includes sections on bones, muscles, surface anatomy, proportion, equilibrium, and locomotion. Other unique features are sections on the types of human physique, anatomy from…

   
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Basic Human Anatomy

Author: Roberto Osti Subject: Human Anatomy Publisher: Monicelli Press Format: Hardcover Description A comprehensive, yet flexible and holistic approach to the human body for artists, Roberto Osti’s method of teaching anatomy is exhaustive, but never loses sight of the fact that this understanding should lead to the creation of art. Basic Human Anatomy teaches artists the simple…

   
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Beginner’s Guide to Digital Painting in Photoshop

Author: Nykolai Aleksander Subject: Digital Painting Publisher: 3DTotal Publishing Format: Softcover Description Beginner’s Guide to Digital Painting in Photoshop is a new series dedicated to providing a comprehensive guide to the basics of digital painting in this versatile program. Whether you’re new to this artistic medium or simply looking to improve existing skills, this book offers…

   
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Behind the Easel

Author: Robert C. Jackson, Pamela Sienna Subject: Misc. Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd Format: Softcover, Hardcover, E-book Description Most art books are not in the first person, so while there is some truth to the analyses, some things are always off. Robert C. Jackson set out to interview 20 contemporary representational artists (himself included) and showcase their…

   
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Beyond Art Fundamentals

Author: Various Subject: Illustration Publisher: 3DTotal Publishing Format: Softcover Description Building on the foundations set by our popular Art Fundamentals book, Beyond Fundamentals shows artists how to take their work a step beyond techniques and mechanics. A memorable, unique image requires more than just accurate anatomy and choosing the right tools, after all! This impressive volume…

   
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Bridgman’s Complete Guide to Drawing from Life

Author: George Bridgman Subject: Figure Drawing Publisher: Sterling Format: Softcover, Hardcover, E-book Description The timeless classic on drawing human figures is back! Following impressive runs by Sterling’s previous editions comes a new, redesigned version of George W. Bridgman’s landmark work. It combines six well-known books by the celebrated artist and lecturer, who taught figure and anatomy…

   
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Bridgman’s Life Drawing

Author: George Bridgman Subject: Figure Drawing Publisher: Dover Publications Format: Softcover, E-book Description Life Drawing is not so much a unique system of drawing the human form as it is a new way of conceptualizing it. To draw the figure, the artist must “have an idea of what the figure to be drawn is doing” —…

   
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Carlson’s Guide to Landscape Painting

Author: John F. Carlson Subject: Landscape Painting Publisher: Dover Publications Format: Softcover, E-book Description Written by a famous American painter and teacher, whose landscapes are found in many of the world’s most noted museums, this book is known as one of the art students’ most helpful guides. It provides a wealth of advice on the choice…

   
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