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BRAIN GAMES - STICKER BY NUMBE

BRAIN GAMES - STICKER BY NUMBE

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Keep your brain engaged while creating fun, beautiful art, with Sticker by Number Animals! As in color or paint-by-number, each design is divided into dozens of spaces. Each space has number that corresponds to a sticker. Find the sticker, peel it, and place it in the right space. Watch as a full colored image emerges from the original unfinished illustration.
  • Includes 28 animal images that range from easy to hard.
  • Images range in difficulty.
  • Spiral binding and perforated pages make it easy to use!
  • Made for adults but kids can enjoy as well!
  • 8 x 10 inch pages.
  • ** The images in this book also appear in Brain Games - Sticker by Number: Animals (2 Books in 1), 156 pages - ISBN-13: 9781645580355 **
    BRAIN GAMES - STICKER BY NUMBE

    BRAIN GAMES - STICKER BY NUMBE

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    Keep your brain engaged while creating fun, beautiful art, with Sticker by Number Nature!
  • Includes 28 nature images that range from easy to hard.
  • Made for adults but kids can enjoy as well!
  • Perforated pages and spiral binding make it easy to use!
  • 8 x 10 inch pages.
  • As in color or paint-by-number, each design is divided into dozens of spaces. Each space has number that corresponds to a sticker. Find the sticker, peel it, and place it in the right space. Watch as a full colored image emerges from the original unfinished illustration.

    ** The images in this book also appear in Brain Games - Sticker by Number: Nature (2 Books in 1), 156 pages - ISBN-13: 9781645580355 **

    GEORGIA OKEEFFE TO SEE TAKES T

    GEORGIA OKEEFFE TO SEE TAKES T

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    A revelatory new volume on the American modernist's lesser-known works on paper, reuniting many serial works for the first time

    Recalling a charcoal she made in 1916, Georgia O'Keeffe later wrote, "I have made this drawing several times--never remembering that I had made it before--and not knowing where the idea came from." These drawings, and the majority of O'Keeffe's works in charcoal, watercolor, pastel and graphite, belong to series in which she develops and transforms motifs that lie between observation and abstraction. In the formative years of 1915 to 1918, she made as many works on paper as she would in the next 40 years, producing sequences in watercolor of abstract lines, organic landscapes and nudes, along with charcoal drawings she would group according to the designation "specials." While her practice turned increasingly toward canvas in subsequent decades, important series on paper reappeared--including charcoal flowers of the 1930s, portraits of the 1940s and aerial views of the 1950s.
    Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, this richly illustrated volume highlights the drawings of an artist better known as a painter, and reunites individual sheets with their contextual series to illuminate O'Keeffe's persistently sequential practice.
    Born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) first received critical attention when her breakthrough charcoal drawings were exhibited in New York in 1916. Two years later, she moved to the city to work full time on her art. Beginning in 1929, O'Keeffe spent summers in New Mexico, where she would relocate in 1949. The most famous female artist of her age, she thought of herself not as "the best woman painter" but as "one of the best painters."

    KEYS TO DRAWING

    KEYS TO DRAWING

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    Anyone who can hold a pencil can learn to draw.

    In this book, Bert Dodson shares his complete drawing system--fifty-five keys that you can use to render any subject with confidence, even if you're a beginner.

    These keys, along with dozens of practice exercises, will help you draw like an artist in no time.

    You'll learn how to:

    - Restore, focus, map, and intensify
    - Free your hand action, then learn to control it
    - Convey the illusions of light, depth, and texture
    - Stimulate your imagination through creative play

    LAWS GT NATURE DRAWING & JOURN

    LAWS GT NATURE DRAWING & JOURN

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    Gold Medal, 2016 Foreword INDIES Book Awards

    The ultimate guide to nature drawing and journaling!

    A potent combination of art, science, and boundless enthusiasm, this art instruction book from John Muir Laws (author of The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds) is a how-to guide for becoming a better artist and a more attentive naturalist. In straightforward text complemented by step-by-step illustrations, dozens of exercises lead the hand and mind through creating accurate reproductions of plants and animals as well as landscapes, skies, and more. Laws provides clear, practical advice for every step of the process for artists at every level, from the basics of choosing supplies to advanced techniques. While the book's advice will improve the skills of already accomplished artists, the emphasis on seeing, learning, and feeling will make this book valuable--even revelatory--to anyone interested in the natural world, no matter how rudimentary their artistic abilities.

    WATERCOLOR IN NATURE

    WATERCOLOR IN NATURE

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    Capture the Natural World with Vibrant Works of Art

    Nature illustrator Rosalie Haizlett has hiked through countless forests with her sketchbook and watercolors, documenting the plants, animals and landscapes that she encounters. She has also taught tens of thousands of students to paint and appreciate nature's beauty through her popular online classes and in-person workshops.

    In this book, Rosalie provides step-by-step instruction on how to paint 20 realistic insects, fungi, birds, botanicals and mammals in her vibrant wet- on-dry watercolor style. Pick up the skills you need to become a better observer in the outdoors, take your own reference photos and paint a wide variety of subjects so that you can continue to draw inspiration from nature long after you finish the projects in this book. You'll also learn some fun nature facts along the way! Whether you're a total beginner or ready to take your skills to the next level, Rosalie is here to walk you through every step of the process.

    WILD THINGS ARE HAPPENING THE

    WILD THINGS ARE HAPPENING THE

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    The most comprehensive survey of the work of Maurice Sendak, the most celebrated picture book artist of all time--with previously unpublished archival materials

    Published in conjunction with the eponymous Sendak retrospective touring museums in the United States and Europe in 2022-24, Wild Things Are Happening emphasizes Maurice Sendak's relationship to the history of art and the influences of his art collecting on his images. It features previously unpublished sketches, storyboards and paintings that emphasize Sendak's creative processes.
    Bringing together a broad diversity of perspectives on the award-winning artist, the book includes an extended essay by the renowned art historian Thomas Crow that traces the genesis and cultural contexts of Sendak's most famous book, Where the Wild Things Are. It also includes interviews and appreciations by many of Sendak's key collaborators, including Carroll Ballard, Michael Di Capua, John Dugdale, Spike Jonze, Twyla Tharp and Arthur Yorinks.
    Maurice Sendak (1928-2012) was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Jewish immigrant parents from Poland. A largely self-taught artist, Sendak wrote and illustrated over 150 books during his 60-year career, including Kenny's Window, Very Far Away, The Sign on Rosie's Door, Nutshell Library (consisting of Chicken Soup with Rice, Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny and Pierre), Higglety Pigglety Pop!, Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen and Outside Over There. He collaborated with such celebrated authors as Meindert DeJong, Tony Kushner, Randall Jarrell, Ruth Krauss, Else Holmelund Minarik and Isaac Bashevis Singer, and he illustrated classics by the Brothers Grimm, Melville and Tolstoy.

    YOU CAN DRAW IN 30 DAYS

    YOU CAN DRAW IN 30 DAYS

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    Pick up your pencil, embrace your inner artist, and learn how to draw in thirty days with this approachable step-by-step guide from an Emmy award-winning PBS host.
    Drawing is an acquired skill, not a talent -- anyone can learn to draw! All you need is a pencil, a piece of paper, and the willingness to tap into your hidden artistic abilities. With Emmy award-winning, longtime PBS host Mark Kistler as your guide, you'll learn the secrets of sophisticated three-dimensional renderings, and have fun along the way -- in just twenty minutes a day for a month. Inside you'll find:
  • Quick and easy step-by-step instructions for drawing everything from simple spheres to apples, trees, buildings, and the human hand and face
  • More than 500 line drawings, illustrating each step
  • Time-tested tips, techniques, and tutorials for drawing in 3-D
  • The 9 Fundamental Laws of Drawing to create the illusion of depth in any drawing
  • 75 student examples to encourage you in the process