Art Technique

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Drawing On the Right Side Of the Brain

Drawing On the Right Side Of the Brain

by Betty Edwards

Betty Edwards is an American art teacher and author, best known for her 1979 book, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. She taught and did research at the California State University, Long Beach until she retired in the late '90s. While there, she founded the Center for the Educational Applications of Brain Hemisphere Research.
The New Drawing On the Right Side Of the Brain

The New Drawing On the Right Side Of the Brain

by Betty Edwards

When Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain was first published in 1979, it hit the New York Times bestseller list within two weeks and stayed there for more than a year. In 1989, when Dr. Betty Edwards revised the book, it went straight to the Times list again. Now Dr. Edwards celebrates the twentieth anniversary of her classic book with a second revised edition. Over the last decade, Dr. Edwards has refined her material through teaching hundreds of workshops and seminars. Truly The New Drawing on the... Read more
Fun With a Pencil

Fun With a Pencil

by Andrew Loomis

Andrew Loomis was born in 1892. After studying art he moved to Chicago, eventually opening his own studio, working in editorial and advertising for most of the top clients at the time including Kellogg's, Coca Cola, Lucky Strike and more. He also became renowned as an art teacher and his instructional books on realist illustration and art are acclaimed classics in the field. He died in 1959.
Daybook

Daybook

by Anne Truitt

Anne Truitt?s paintings and sculptures are in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the National Gallery of Art, and many other museums and galleries. She lives in Washington, D.C.
Drawing a Likeness

Drawing a Likeness

by Douglas R Graves

Douglas R. Graves was born in Denver, Colorado. After a year at Los Angeles Co College in California, he continued his studies at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, where he later returned to teach illustration and figure drawing. He also taught anatomy and figure drawing at the College of DuPage in Illinois. In 1966 he won a Prix de Paris award. Formerly active in commercial art, Graves served as art director at Clinton E. Frank, Inc., Chicago, and at Foote, Cone & Belding. He has also worked as a... Read more
London Lavender

London Lavender

by E V Lucas

A Personal Guide To W

A Personal Guide To W

by W Alexander

Pencil Drawing

Pencil Drawing

by Gene Franks

How To Paint Living Portraits

How To Paint Living Portraits

by Roberta Carter Clark

Anatomy For the Artist

Anatomy For the Artist

by Jeno Barcsay

Watercolor

Watercolor

by Tony Couch

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Coloured Pencil Drawing Techniques

by Iain Hutton-Jamieson

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Great Meals In Minutes

by Time-Life Books

Art Technique Books & Ephemera

The Tamarind Book of Lithography: Art and Techniques

The Tamarind Book of Lithography: Art and Techniques

by Antresian, Garo; Clinton Adams

New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc, 1971. Hardbound. VG, light sunning to DJ spine, light foxing to edges of text block. Army green cloth boards with green and yellow DJ, 464pp, profuse color and BW figures, plates, and illutrations. This volume describes the making of lithographs from the initial planning of the print to the printing of the bon a tirer and the signing of the edition. The matting and framing as well as the storage and care of fine prints are discussed. Printing from stone, zinc and... Read more
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$50.00
Die kunst der gegenwart = Art of the Present - Six Book Series

Die kunst der gegenwart = Art of the Present - Six Book Series

by Schmidt, Paul Ferdinand

Berlin-Neubabelsberg Akadem: Verlagsges. Athenaion, 1922. Hardcover. G/Fair, covers are warped and show wear, spine has rubbed away but intact. Pages have yellowing around edges, some are dog-earred. Color plates are in good condition - tipped in.. Green board covers, gilt artwork on cover. 127, [1] pages, 5 leaves of plates : illustrations (some color). Text in German. Part of a Series of Art Lectures consisting of 6 Titles. Bind is intact but could be repaired or re-bound. Rare.
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$40.00
DRAWING ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BRAIN.

DRAWING ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BRAIN.

by Betty Edwards

Paperback. Very Good.
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£2.64
Construisez vos maisonnettes et mangeoires d'oiseaux

Construisez vos maisonnettes et mangeoires d'oiseaux

by Ed, Par; Baldwin, Stevie

Québec: Québec Agenda Inc., 1986 Abondamment illustré de photos en couleurs et en n.& b. tout comme les dessins, cartes géo. et plans. « Si vous aimez les oiseaux, voici le livre qu'il vous faut! Il contient les plans détaillés de quinze maisonnettes et mangeoires d'oiseaux dont la réalisation est à la portée des débutants. De plus, vous y trouverez de nombreuses informations sur: les espèces d'oiseaux... Read more
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CA$14.50
La Xilografia: Trattato Teorico Pratico

La Xilografia: Trattato Teorico Pratico

by Cisari, Giulio

Milan: Cisalpino-Goliardica, 1926. 1st. Hardcover. G, boards chipped and soiled, pages age-tinted and occasionally show soiling, otherwise interior clean. Tan boards with cloth spine, engraved border, and black and red lettering. 117 [2] pp. Engravings throughout including 62 full plates. Italian. A practical treatise regarding woodcutting, with reprints of ancient Hoepli manuals. Some preservation work has been done to stabilize this book (case reattached with new facsimile endsheets, board edges... Read more
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$60.00
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain: A Course in Enhancing Creativity and Artistic Confidence

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain: A Course in Enhancing Creativity and Artistic Confidence

by Edwards, Betty

Los Angeles: J. P. Archer, 1979 208 pages; b&w illustrations.. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. 8vo.
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$12.00
Fun with a Pencil

Fun with a Pencil

by Loomis, Andrew

New York: Viking Press, 1939. First Published in May 1939 stated, no additional printings listed, note about Miss Hanks' method tipped in at p36; folio, brick red cloth, original dj w/onion-skin protector; good+ (cocked; spine ends, bottom front corner bumped; stain spot and divet to top edge, divet affects top edges of pp15-48; crack starting at p48-49; eps and pages toning; bookshop sticker on rpastedown) in good+ dj (edges bumped and heavily worn and rubbed; lightly chipped and torn at spine ends... Read more
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$200.00
Perspective, Including the Projection of Shadows and Reflections, Specially Prepared for Art Students

Perspective, Including the Projection of Shadows and Reflections, Specially Prepared for Art Students

by Pratt, Robert

London: Longmans, Green & Co. Ltd. 1901. Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Good condition. Tan boards with green cloth spine. Boards rubbed at edges and corners. Light fraying to spine ends with small split to rear upper spine edge. Age discolouration to board edges. Some light tanning to endpapers and previous owner's neatly inscribed details to pastedown and front free endpaper. Black and white diagrams. 75 pages A detailed look at the principles and practice of Perspective with due... Read more
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AU$65.00
Grammigraphia; or, the Grammar of Drawing: A System of Appearance, Which, by Easy Rules, Communicates Its Principles, and Shews How it is to be Presented by Lines; Distinguishing the Real Figure in Nature From the Appearance, or Shewing the Appearance by the Reality; Rendering Visual Observation More Correct and Interesting; and Proposing the Pleasure, and Universality of the Science

Grammigraphia; or, the Grammar of Drawing: A System of Appearance, Which, by Easy Rules, Communicates Its Principles, and Shews How it is to be Presented by Lines; Distinguishing the Real Figure in Nature From the Appearance, or Shewing the Appearance by the Reality; Rendering Visual Observation More Correct and Interesting; and Proposing the Pleasure, and Universality of the Science

by Robson, William

London: W. Wilson, 1799. Hardcover. Reading copy only in need of new binding, dampstained covers, dampstained along bottom of several pages. Text is legible and illustrations are clear.. Original publisher's gray boards with taped spine; 150 untrimmed pages, several bw illustrations throughout, 2 folded leaves of plates. Includes a dedication page, a preface, followed by the contents, which are divided into two parts. The first part has 3 sections. The second part has 12 sections.
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$350.00
How to Find and Work with an Illustrator to Get the Results You Want

How to Find and Work with an Illustrator to Get the Results You Want

by Colyer, Martin

Cincinnati, OH: North Light Books, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good-/Very Good- (clear vinyl). Color and B&W Photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall (square). A Good + copy in a VG-, mylar protected dust jacket. Edge/corner wear and abrasions to black cloth boards. A few dog-earred pages. Some wear/tear to dj.
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$6.95
Évolution d'une pièce d'argenterie

Évolution d'une pièce d'argenterie

by Morisset, Gérard

Québec: Collection Champlain, 1943 Ouvrage orné de 24 photogravures, en noir et blanc.
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CA$10.00
The phantom bouquet: a popular treatise on the art of skeletonizing leaves and seed-vessels and adapting them to embellish the home of taste

The phantom bouquet: a popular treatise on the art of skeletonizing leaves and seed-vessels and adapting them to embellish the home of taste

by Parrish, Edward

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co, 1864. Hardcover. G, spine needs some repair, foxing, light stain at bottom corner of several pages, still readable and plates are clean. Brown cloth binding with blind debossed borders as well as gilt lettering and decoration on front board and blind debossed lettering and decoration on back boards. 47 pp. plus 5 pages of plates in B&W. Inscription to previous owner on flyleaf. A guide to the collecting, drying, and skeletonization of leaves. An extension of an essay... Read more
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$60.00
The Painter, Gilder, and Varnisher's Companion Comprising the manufacture and test of pigments, the arts of painting, graining, marbling, staining, sign-writing, varnishing, glass-staining, and gilding on glass; together with coach painting and varnishing, and the principles of the harmony and contrast of colors

The Painter, Gilder, and Varnisher's Companion Comprising the manufacture and test of pigments, the arts of painting, graining, marbling, staining, sign-writing, varnishing, glass-staining, and gilding on glass; together with coach painting and varnishing, and the principles of the harmony and contrast of colors

by Brannt, William T

Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird & Co, 1900. 27th ed., rev., enl. and in great part rewritten. Hardcover. VG, pages are a wee bit tender or browned. Vermillion embossed cloth covers, gilt embossed title and design on spine. Patterned endpapers.xx, 395 pp., (1) and 31 pp ads at rear. Packed with useful recipes and ideas and guidance.
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$65.00
Painting With Oils

Painting With Oils

by Monahan, Patricia

London: Quantum Books. 2000. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket - now protected colour illustrations & photos 176pages. 32 oil painting projects, illustrated step-by-step with advice on materials and techniques. . Reprint. Hardcover.
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AU$15.00
A Handbook of Biological Illustration

A Handbook of Biological Illustration

by Zweifel, Frances W

Chicago: Phoenix Books/The University of Chicago Press, 1965. Good, Creases to the wrappers, interior pages clean and unmarked. . Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$4.99
Slate and Soft Stone Sculpture

Slate and Soft Stone Sculpture

by Eliscu, Frank

London: Pitman Publishing. 1973. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Bookplate to Front Pastedown. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Very minor tape marks to endpaper edges. 145 pages Contemporary sculptors are rediscovering the pleasures of working in slate and soft stone and this book will provide them with a methodical study of both existing work in these media and of the techniques most... Read more
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AU$30.00
Painting Flowers [Studio Vista Beginner's Guide]

Painting Flowers [Studio Vista Beginner's Guide]

by Rodwell, Jenny

Brookvale NSW: National Book Distributors. 1993. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Colour illustrations. 96 pages . Reprint. Softcover.
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AU$15.00
EXPERIMENTAL WORK

EXPERIMENTAL WORK

by Feininger, Andreas

New York: AMPHOTO. Good in Good dust jacket. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0817424415 . Internal pages clean & tight. Please note that one small corner photo has been clipped out. Pages are otherwise undamaged. Library binding with usual ex-lib type markings. Moderate edgewear & scuffing to cover. Top spine end is worn down, light soiling. "There is a world of difference between photographs that merely provide reproductions of the subject they depict, and those that present... Read more
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$11.95
The Artist's Atelier: Reference Guide to Structural Concepts and Principles

The Artist's Atelier: Reference Guide to Structural Concepts and Principles

by Henry J T Doren

Victoria, B.C.: Trafford Publishing, 2002. Softcover. VG. Illustrated glossy wraps. 147 pp., profusely illustrated in bw, 2 leaves color plates at rear.
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$30.00
Symbols, Signs and Letters

Symbols, Signs and Letters

by Andersch, Martin

Design Pr, 1989-09-01. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket and book are clean, has a very good binding, no marks or notations. Light wear.
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$30.00
La frivolité : technique de dentelle à la navette

La frivolité : technique de dentelle à la navette

by Pineault Vaillancourt, Alexandra

Québec: Les Éditions de l'Homme (Collection Artisanat), 1982 RARE ! « Exposé de la technique et des accessoires, description des modèles de base: bordures, entre-deux, incrustations, appliqués, napperons. Conseils pour la création de ses propres modèles, pour la finition et l'entretien. Grande abondance de photographies illustrant techniques et modèles.» Autocollants vierges en page de garde.
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CA$29.50
Introduction to Sketching in Watercolors

Introduction to Sketching in Watercolors

by Saimaru, Norito

Tokyo: Graphic-sha Publishing Co., Ltd, 1992. Hardcover. VG/VG-. Minor edge wear to dust jacket. Clean and tight.. Tan paper over boards with blue lettering; neon yellow-green endpapers. White and color-illustrated dust jacket with black lettering. 110 pp. Profuse color and BW illustrations. Text in English and Japanese. Chapter include Using the materials; Watercolor basics; and Utilizing the techniques.
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$35.00
Die Kunst des Mittelalters = The Art of the Middle Ages - Six Book Series

Die Kunst des Mittelalters = The Art of the Middle Ages - Six Book Series

by Schloffer, Julius

Berlin-Neubabelsberg Akadem: Verlagsges. Athenaion, 1930. Hardcover. G/Fair, covers are warped and show wear, spine has rubbed away but intact. Pages have yellowing around edges, some are dog-earred. Color plates are in good condition - tipped in.. Green board covers, gilt artwork on cover. 112 pp, b/w and color illustrations. Text in German. Part of a Series of Art Lectures. Bind is intact but could be repaired or re-bound. Rare.
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$40.00
DRAWING ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BRAIN.

DRAWING ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BRAIN.

by Betty Edwards

Paperback. Acceptable.
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£2.64
Les Amérindiens au Québec. Culture matérielle

Les Amérindiens au Québec. Culture matérielle

by Dupont, Jean-Claude

Québec: Les Éditions Dupont, 1993 « Ouvrage contenant une iconographie de qualité sur la culture matérielle relative aux deux grandes familles des Premières Nations du Québec, soient les Algonquiens et les Iroquoiens.
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CA$19.50