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101 Things to Learn in Art School
101 Things to Learn in Art School

Written and illustrated by artist and instructor Kit White, this book strikes a perfect balance between technical advice and sage concepts. It considers the issues all artists confront — yet it is no simple handbook. It is better viewed as a guide for using art as a medium for thought. 224 pages.

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The 3D Art Book
The 3D Art Book

This book presents work by a group of the world's most esteemed young contemporary artists and designers in a medium they've previously not explored — retro 3D. Paperback. 224 pages with 100 3D illustrations.

Price: $35.00
 
Abstract Painting Concepts and Techniques
Abstract Painting Concepts and Techniques

Abstract Painting Concepts and Techniques takes the artist through the history and exact methods of abstract works in two clear, comprehensive sections, covering both traditional abstract works and post-painterly modern abstraction. The first

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The Art Book: New Edition
The Art Book: New Edition

Easy to use, informative, and fun, The Art Book is an A-to-Z guide to the greatest painters, photographers, and sculptors from medieval times to the present day. It debunks art-historical classifications by throwing together brilliant examples from all periods, schools, visions, and techniques.

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Art Now! Volume 3
Art Now! Volume 3

Want a head start on the things you'll be seeing in art institutions a decade down the road? Look no further than Art Now! Volume 3, an exciting showcase of contemporary artists and their work.

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The Art of British Rock
The Art of British Rock - 50 Years of Rock Posters, Flyers and Handbills

Filled with classic examples - some unseen for many years - The Art of British Rock celebrates the UK's distinct contribution to visual culture, from the era of the Beatles and Rolling Stones to the present-day art of indie guitar bands, cutting edge soloists, and contemporary clubland.

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Art Smart!
Art Smart!

This book is an exciting way to teach art history and art appreciation, and to increase skills in grades 3-9. It combines 94 ready-to-use activities with 40 full color museum images on either slide or CD format.

Price: $79.95
 
Charley Harper Memory Game
Charley Harper Memory Game

The Charley Harper Memory Game is a fun game for all ages featuring Harper’s graphic and colorful illustrations. Players take turns flipping cards and finding matched images (there are 36 pairs of images in all). When all the cards are matched, the player with the most pairs wins!

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Charley Harper: An Illustrated Life
Charley Harper: An Illustrated Life

The book showcases illustrations that appeared from 1950-1975 in "Ford Times" magazine, as well as in books such as the beloved Giant Golden Book of Biology, Betty Crocker's Dinner for Two, and The Animal Kingdom, among many others. Author - Todd Oldham.

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Discovering Great Artists
Discovering Great Artists

This book is intended for young artists (ages 4 to 12) who want to experience and enjoy painting, sculpture, drawing, and building works of art to follow the styles of the great masters, such as Van Gogh, Michelangelo, or Rembrandt.

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Gustav Klimt: Art Nouveau Visionary
Gustav Klimt: Art Nouveau Visionary

Gustav Klimt's decorative, seductive style, jewel-like colors, use of gold and pattern, and sensuous line continue to captivate art lovers today. This lushly illustrated volume explores Klimt's fascinating artistic career.

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Hands On Culture Series
Hands On Culture Series

Discover the history, geography, science, math, literature, and art of 6 cultures around the world. Students often remember what they do better than what they study, so these practical books guide them through doing activities drawn from many cultures.

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How Artists See
NEW! How Artists See

With over 200,000 copies in print, the How Artists See series has won acclaim for making art accessible to children like never before. The books are now available in boxed four-volume sets, making it easy to build a meaningful art library designed especially for young minds.

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John Singer Sargent
John Singer Sargent

These magnificent books are the definitive catalogue raisonné of the works in oil, watercolor, and pastel of the beloved painter, John Singer Sargent.

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John Sloan's New York
John Sloan's New York Clearance!

This book presents a unique perspective on New York, its people, and on artist John Sloan, who was captivated by the soul of the city. Contributors investigate various topics and place Sloan's paintings within the geography and social fabric of New York.

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The Modern Art Doodle Book
The Modern Art Doodle Book

Ideal for all ages and abilities, "The Modern Art Doodle Book" inspires you to create your own drawings in the style of some of our greatest modern artists.

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The Poster
The Poster

This complete international history of poster design from the Art Nouveau to the present covers all of the significant developments in poster design, and every important type of poster, from wine and war to rock and rebellion.

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Reading Pictures: Self Teaching Activities In Art
Reading Pictures: Self Teaching Activities In Art

This book contains exercises that are designed to be self-teaching, allowing middle school or older students to learn to "read" works of art and discover the meaning of style, the significance of content, and different elements that make up a work of art.

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Ready to Paint the Masters: Monet in Acrylics
Ready to Paint the Masters: Monet in Acrylics

Artists and long-time admirers of Claude Monet can produce impressive versions of his famous paintings for themselves with Noel Gregory's expert guidance and helpful tracings. This book is suitable for all abilities, from beginners to experts.

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Ready to Paint the Masters: Van Gogh in Acrylics
Ready to Paint the Masters: Van Gogh in Acrylics

Michael Sanders demonstrates how to reproduce three famous paintings by Vincent van Gogh, using step-by-step photographs and clear, detailed instructions. He then paints two further compositions of his own, using the style and techniques of van Gogh.

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Traditional Oil Painting
Traditional Oil Painting

This comprehensive sourcebook explores the most advanced levels of oil painting, with full information on the latest scientific discoveries. Will help artists master the secrets of realistic painting to create work that will rival that of the Masters.

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What is a Print?
What is a Print? - Selections from The Museum of Modern Art

Featuring lush illustrations of more than 130 works from The Museum of Modern Art's unrivaled print collection, this book explores the distinctive visual effects of various printmaking techniques — from the rich, velvety lines of drypoint to the bold, flat coloring of screen printing.

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Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That
Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That - Modern Art Explained

In Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That, author Susie Hodge sets out to counter that familiar sentiment by explaining why the best examples of modern art are actually the result of sophisticated thought and serious talent.

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Wilton Student Workbook
Wilton Student Workbook

This workbook correlates with the Wilton Art Appreciation Videos Series 100 and the Wilton Art Appreciation CD-ROMs. Lessons in art history, criticism and aesthetics foster critical thinking. The workbook serves as a personal record of visual learning.

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You Should Know Series
You Should Know Series Clearance!

The accessible and interesting reference guides in the "You Should Know" series provide practical art history lessons for everyone to enjoy. Subjects include great artists, famous artworks, and architecture.

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