Artists of all skill levels will find much to inspire them in this detailed and practical guide. Margaret Eggleton takes us through easy to follow drawing stages, and includes advice on using sketchbooks, line and tone, perspective and more
With a little practice and no experience at all, anyone can learn how to draw using this “mini art class,” illustrated with over 300 color photographs. Begin by playing and experimenting with materials, from pastels and tinted papers to ink pens and blending stumps
Fully restyled and revised for the twenty-first century artist. The Artist’s Handbook is packed with information on the traditional art methods of drawing, painting, and printmaking together with significant modern art techniques such as digital photography, digital printing, and digital image manipulation. Encompasses all the tools, materials and skills of the artist’s craft. This is the definitive reference guide for amateurs and proficient, conventional and progressive artists alike.
Artist’s Drawing Techniques is your guide to every aspect of drawing, from choosing a subject to mounting your finished masterpiece. Follow the workshops that teach you more than 80 artist’s techniques, including cross-hatching, stippling, blending, and masking using pencil, charcoal, colored pencils, and pastels. Develop your artistic style by following step-by-step drawing tutorials through beginner, intermediate, and advanced projects.
One of The Christian Science Monitor’s Best Nonfiction Books of 2018 “An engrossing read…a historically and psychologically rich account of the young Picasso and his coteries in Barcelona and Paris”
This beautifully illustrated book offers a comprehensive guide to western artists, themes, paintings, techniques and stories. Packed full of large, full-colour images of iconic works and lesser-known gems, Art: A Visual History covers over six-hundred and fifty artists, providing an expansive view of art history.
Munch’s The Scream. Van Gogh’s Starry Night. Rodin’s The Thinker. Monet’s water lilies. Constable’s landscapes. The nineteenth-century gave us a wealth of artistic riches so memorable in their genius that we can picture many of them at an instant.
Why was the first human ever captured on film caught by pure luck? Where is the human blind spot, and why don’t you realize you have one? What does authenticity mean in an art where originals can be reproduced infinitely and manipulated flawlessly? More than a mere collection of trivia, this book tackles the big picture of what photography means. 30-Second Photography takes a revolutionary approach to understanding the 50 most thought-provokin
In The Complete Photographer, award-winning photographer Tom Ang takes you through 10 popular genres of photography, covering both technical and creative aspects of photography from portraits and landscape photography to fine art photography. Every genre or section begins with an introduction and tutorials, assignments, image analysis, and critiques to work on and follow.
his dazzling photo collection reveals exquisite moments in time held still. Capturing the instant in which a firecracker explodes into a burst of electric energy or the last rays of the sun as it stretches across a red-rock valley, certain special photos offer an unrivalled conduit to the world around us. Shot by National Geographic’s most renowned photographers and peppered throughout with inspiring quotations, Stunning Photographs is a vibrant tapestry of images that showcases the medium’s ability to reveal extraordinary moments of wit and discovery, harmony and intimacy, energy and joy. Definitive, striking, and always unstaged,
he world’s best landscape photography and photojournalism stunningly depicts the passage of a single day, from dawn’s first light to the closing moments of sunset. Experience shimmering mornings and opaque nights through the eyes of National Geographic’s finest photographers in this gloriously uplifting mini volume. Daybreak whispers mauve over a long ocean horizon. The morning sun twinkles in a drop of dew.
Ever wonder how landscape photographers manage to capture every detail in a panoramic shot of the Grand Canyon? Want to make a waterfall look like velvet? Or highlight the shafts of sunlight in your pictures of forests? All these answers and many more can be found in this definitive new guide to landscape photography-a must-have resource for amateur and experienced shutterbugs alike. In clear, straightforward language, master photographer Robert Caputo reviews the basics of landscape photography for both film and digital camera users.
අප අවට පරිසරයේ ඇති භෞතික ද්රව්යයන් දෙස බලා ඒවා නියමිත පරිමාණයකට, නිවැරදි හැඩතල සහිතව ඇඳීම චිත්ර කලාවේ දී උගන්වනු ලබයි. එම ශිල්පය හඳුන්වනු ලබන්නේ ද්රව්ය සම්පිණ්ඩනය නමිනි. මෙම හැකියාව චිත්ර ශිල්පයේ ඉදිරි ගමනට මහත් රුකුලකි. මෙම කෘතිය එයට මහඟු ඇත්වැලක් සපයනු ඇත.
සිංහල සැරසිලි සිතුවම් කලාව ජන දිවිය හා සබැඳුණු තවත් කලාවකි. මඟුල් මඩු, මංගල පෝරු, පිරිත් මණ්ඩප ආදී නන්විධ කාර්යන්හිදී සැරසිලි සිතුවම් කලාව ජනතාව සමඟ සමීප ය. මහනුවර යුගයේදී මේ කලාව බොහෝ සෙයින් ව්යාප්ත වී ඇති බවක් පෙනී යයි. සිංහලයේ මෝස්තර රැසක් ද ඒවා සැරසිලි සඳහා යොදා ගන්නා අවස්ථාවන් ගැන ද බොහෝ තොරතුරු මෙහි අන්තර්ගතය. චිත්ර කලාව හදාරන පාසල් සිසුන්ට මෙන්ම සැරසිලි කලාවේ නියැලෙන ශිල්පීන් හට මෙය මනා අත්වැලක් සපයයි.