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The Urban Sketching Handbook: Understanding Light is an informative guide to heightening the impact of your artwork by capturing the look and subtleties of light in any scene. In settings ranging from fields and mountains at daybreak to neon cityscapes at midnight, learn how to express light effects through color and value to improve and refine your drawings and paintings. Artist and urban sketcher Katie Woodward offers strategies for: Selectively translating values for maximum effect Using your sketchbook to experiment with the effects of natural as well as artificial light Considering many options for visual solutions through work contributed by experienced urban sketchers Master the art of rendering light with The Urban Sketching Handbook: Understanding Light as your guide. The Urban Sketching Handbook series offers location artists expert instruction on creative techniques, on-location tips and advice, and an abundance of visual inspiration. These handy references come in a compact, easy-to-carry format—perfect to toss in your backpack or artist’s tote.
Published to accompany National Gallery Singapore’s inaugural exhibition Siapa Nama Kamu?, the catalogue stands on the shoulders of giants to present a survey of Singapore art from the 19th century to the present, charting major themes across broad time periods. Over 400 works of art in a wide range of media are brought together to trace the ebb and flow of the history of Singapore art. Curatorial essays provide insight into the exhibition making, as well as examine the geographical confines of Singapore, the parameters of national identity and margins of time.
Come discover art from the lion city in Awesome Art Singapore! This volume encourages children to appreciate art by revealing works by 10 artists which cover sculpture, photography and painting. Fully illustrated with stories and fun facts about each artwork, Awesome Art Singapore helps makes art concepts and ideas easy to enjoy and understand. Filled with activities exploring mediums, methods and motivations, this book teems with fun and engaging activities that inspire hours of creativity at home or in the classroom. Awesome Art Singapore is another title in the Awesome Art series, which seeks to make art accessible to the young and young at heart.
Extensive archive features illustrations of offensive and defensive weapons of battle, including a vast array of armor, chain mail, swords, spears, pikes, lances, crossbows, axes, daggers, helmets, shields, and other ancient implements. Graphic designers, illustrators, and craftworkers will find these detailed images perfect for adding a medieval flavor to a host of battle-related art. 366 black-and-white illustrations.
This children's edition of one of the most recognizable art books ever published includes masterpieces ranging from da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" to the art of Andy Warhol, facts and figures about the artists and their work, and more. Full color.
Renowned psychoanalyst Erich Fromm has helped generations of men and women achieve rich and productive lives by developing their capacity to love. This centennial edition of his most enduring work salutes the valuable lessons that are Fromm's legacy.
Whether you are an accomplished artist desiring to learn a new medium or a beginning artist simply wanting to play with this colorful art form, The Art of Colored Pencil Drawing features all of the basic information you need to get started in this versatile and approachable medium. From selecting and handling pencils and choosing paper and supports to understanding color theory, learning pencil strokes, and layering color to create depth and form, The Art of Colored Pencil Drawing is brimming with valuable instruction and helpful tips and techniques for mastering working with colored pencil. Discover uses for a variety of colored-pencil techniques, such as hatching, crosshatching, stippling,...