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Arthur A. Levine Books
A truly remarkable work of art that is already one of the most talked-about book of the season. "A shockingly imaginative graphic novel that captures the sense of adventure and wonder that surrounds a new arrival on the shores of a shining new city. Wordless, but with perfect narrative flow, Tan gives us a story filled with cityscapes worthy of Winsor McCay." -- Jeff Smith, author of Bone "A magical river of strangers and their stories!" -- ...
The Mad Art of Caricature!: A Serious Guide to Drawing Funny Faces
Deadline Demon Publishing
In The Mad Art of Caricature , award-winning caricaturist and illustrator Tom Richmond shares his secrets to creating great caricatures, drawing on his 25 years of experience teaching live caricature techniques and producing award-winning humorous illustrations and caricatures for publications, books, advertising, video games, film, television animation, and clients like MAD Magazine . He takes the reader on an artistic journey, ...
Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Animals
Using simple shapes, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw a variety of animals, including lions, frogs, mice, birds, dragons, and more! This classic book is packed with cool things that kids-and not a few adults-really want to draw. Easy and fun, the book provides hours of art-full entertainment.
Words of Radiance
Avatar: The Last Airbender (The Art of the Animated Series)
Since its debut in 2005, Avatar: The Last Airbender has been one of Nickelodeon's most talked about and highest-rated animated series. Offering an epic storyline, engaging characters, action, adventure, and a powerful message about the importance of hope in a world besieged by war, it is also beautifully executed, harmonizing Western influences with aesthetic inspiration drawn from a diverse array of cultures, including those of China, Japan, ...
Drawing Lab for Mixed-Media Artists: 52 Creative Exercises to Make Drawing Fun (Lab Series)
Carla Sonheim is an artist and creativity workshop instructor known for her fun and innovative projects and techniques designed to help adult students recover a more spontaneous, playful approach to creating. Her innovative ideas are now collected and elaborated on in this unique volume. Carla offers a year's worth of assignments, projects, ideas, and techniques that will introduce more creativity and nonsense into your art and life. Drawing ...
The Language of Sparrows
David C. Cook
Brilliant and fluent in too many languages to count, 15-year-old Sierra Wright can't seem to communicate what is important to her in any language. Though April Wright stubbornly keeps an upbeat attitude about her daughter's future, she has let her own dreams slip away. Just across the bridge lives old Luca, scarred from his time in a Romanian gulag years before. Though he has seemingly given up on people, Sierra is drawn to him despite his ...
An Illustrated Life: Drawing Inspiration from the Private Sketchbooks of Artists, Illustrators and Designers
Akiane: Her Life, Her Art, Her Poetry
Ten-year-old prodigy Akiane Kramarik shares her artwork, poetry, and the fascinating story surrounding her talent. Growing up in a home with an atheistic mother and a non-participating Catholic father did not stop four-year-old Akiane Kramarik from finding God. This girl's dreams began a conversation in the home that has eventually brought them all to Christianity and the world's attention. Akiane: Her Life, Her Art, Her Poetry is a ...
The ILLUSION OF LIFE: DISNEY ANIMATION
An out-of-print collector's item since 1986, the definitive account of the development of Disney animation explains what made Disney's style unique and features original sketches and drawings revealing the origins of Mickey and the rest. National ad/promo.
The Art Spirit
Embodying the entire system of Robert Henri’s teaching, The Art Spirit contains much valuable advice, critical comment, and inspiration to every student of the arts.
In the year 1860, biologist and explorer Arthur Denison and his son, Will, set out on a sea voyage of discovery and adventure. When a powerful typhoon wrecks the ship in uncharted waters, Arthur and Will are the sole survivors. Washed ashore on a strange island called Dinotopia, they are amazed to find a breathtaking world where cities are built on waterfalls, people have found new ways to fly, and humans and dinosaurs live together in harmony. ...
Remembering Isaac: The Wise and Joyful Potter of Niederbipp
This is more than a book; this is an experience- a chance to be a voyeur into the life of Jake Kimball, the newest potter in a three-hundred year old town in western Pennsylvania. This is Jake's sketchbook, and as you might imagine an artist's sketchbook to be, it is full of pictures, doodles, journal entries and other artistic enhancements. This book also comes with a built-in self-propelled movie, entitled "The Little Potter Makes a Bowl." ...
The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to Fill Your Family's Life with Art and Creativity--Includes over 60 Art ...
Jean Van't Hul
Bring out your children’s creativity and imagination with more than 60 kids' art activities from the creator of www.ArtfulParent.com. Art making is a wonderfully fun way for young children to tap into their imagination, deepen their creativity, and explore new materials, all while strengthening their fine motor skills and developing self-confidence. The Artful Parent has all the tools and information you need to encourage your ...
The Art Spirit (Icon Editions)
In this book are the essential beliefs and theories of a great teacher and American artist, Robert Henri. While it embodies the entire system of his teaching, with much technical advice and critical comment for the student, it also contains inspiration for those to whom the happiness to be found through all the arts is important.No other American painter attracted such a large, intensely personal group of followers as Henri, whose death in 1929 ...
Sketching Light: An Illustrated Tour of the Possibilities of Flash (Voices That Matter)
Following up on the great success of The Moment It Clicks and The Hot Shoe Diaries: Big Light from Small Flashes, legendary magazine photographer Joe McNally takes us on another memorable ride with Sketching Light, another trip into the land of light--but this time running the gamut from small flash to big flash, and everywhere in between. Of course, Joe includes coverage of Nikon Speedlights, but he also covers big flash, as well as ...
Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn't Exist
Andrews McMeel Publishing
An award-winning fantasy artist and the creator of Dinotopia , James Gurney instructs and inspires in Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn't Exist . Renowned for his uncanny ability to incorporate amazing detail and imagination into stunningly realistic fantasy settings, James Gurney teaches budding artists and fans of fantasy art step-by-step the techniques that won him worldwide critical acclaim. This groundbreaking work examines the ...
Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You (The Spiderwick Chronicles)
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
It all began with a strange, mysterious correspondence left for authors Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black at a small New England bookstore. Written by three siblings, the letter told of their great-great-uncle Arthur Spiderwick and an unfinished tome filled with eyewitness accounts of creatures otherwise thought to be the stuff of legend. In the #1 New York Times bestselling serial the Spiderwick Chronicles, readers were enthralled by the ...
Figure Drawing for All It's Worth
The Viking Press
Forensic Art and Illustration
Karen T. Taylor
As the number of stranger-on-stranger crimes increases, solving these crimes becomes more challenging. Forensic illustration has become increasingly important as a tool in identifying both perpetrators and victims. Now a leading forensic artist, who has taught this subject at law enforcement academies, schools, and universities internationally, offers readers the benefit of her extensive knowledge and experience. Forensic Art and Illustration is ...
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