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Anatomy, Perspective and Composition for the Artist

by Stan Smith Dover Publications (January 15, 2014)

This volume of practical instruction in the foundations of art features many splendid color illustrations by the author. Perfect for intermediate-level and advanced artists wishing to take their work to the...


Figure Sculpture in Wax and Plaster

by Richard Miller Dover Publications (March 12, 2013)

Step-by-step guide to materials and tools, modeling in wax and plaster, hollow wax modeling, plaster molds, and much more. Introduction. "Like having a personal tutor." — Enchantment. 281 photographs.


Hawthorne on Painting

by Charles W. Hawthorne Dover Publications (May 20, 2013)

Hawthorne was an American painter who founded the Cape Cod School of Art. This work, collected from notes taken by his actual students, offers hundreds of direct lessons, ideas, suggestions, and more.


Hensche on Painting

by John W. Robichaux & Dorothy Billiu-Hensche Dover Publications (May 13, 2013)

Hensche taught students to "see the light, not the object," says his biographer Robichaux, who in this book reveals the basic painting philosophy and methodology of a great teacher.


Carlson's Guide to Landscape Painting

by John F. Carlson Dover Publications (July 04, 2013)

The whys and hows of the various aspects of landscape painting: angles and consequent values, perspective, painting of trees, more. 34 black-and-white reproductions of paintings by Carlson. 58 explanatory diagrams....


Celtic Art: The Methods of Construction

by George Bain Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

This unique volume clearly demonstrates simple geometric techniques for making intricate knots, interlacements, spirals, Kellstype initials, human and animal figures in distinctive Celtic style. Features over...


Perspective Drawing Handbook

by Joseph D'Amelio Dover Publications (May 20, 2013)

Concisely written text accompanied by more than 150 simply drawn illustrations together demonstrate vanishing points and eye level and explain such concepts as appearance versus reality and perspective distortion....


Light, Shade and Shadow

by E. L. Koller Dover Publications (May 17, 2012)

Without shading, even a beautiful drawing can appear flat. But artists can learn to add dimension to their work with these techniques, illustrations, and exercises that show how to achieve effects with light...


Painting Trees and Landscapes in Watercolor

by Ted Kautzky Dover Publications (February 09, 2012)

Comprehensive advice on painting landscape components such as plant life, puddles, rain, and fog. Includes composition, value arrangement, balance, rhythm, pattern, and the structure of trees. 127 illustrations....


The Artistic Anatomy of Trees

by Rex V. Cole Dover Publications (June 14, 2012)

Covers every aspect of trees and how to depict them: balancing tree groups, relationship of light and shade, delicacy and weight, distance, tree color, and more. 515 illustrations.


The Elements of Drawing

by John Ruskin Dover Publications (August 22, 2012)

Timeless work by one of the greatest art critics of all time begins with bare fundamentals and offers brilliant philosophical advice. " . . . the truth behind Ruskin's statements is always clear." — American...


Chinese Brush Painting: A Complete Course in Traditional and Modern Techniques

by Jane Evans Dover Publications (July 05, 2012)

"How-to" manual provides all levels of students with detailed methods for painting such simple subjects as bamboo and plum blossoms as well as more ambitious motifs. 150 illustrations, including 82 in full color....


Notan: The Dark-Light Principle of Design

by Dorr Bothwell & Marlys Mayfield Dover Publications (February 14, 2012)

Guiding principle of Eastern art and design, focusing on the interaction between positive and negative space, demonstrated in 6 problems of progressive difficulty. Solutions will fascinate artists and designers....


Drawing and Painting Trees

by Adrian Hill Dover Publications (March 28, 2012)

This classic guide by noted British painter Adrian Hill starts with a brief history of tree painting and advances to general principles, color choices, and techniques. Its 150 illustrations include 7 in full...


Pictorial Composition: An Introduction

by Henry Rankin Poore Dover Publications (March 29, 2012)

Learn principles of composition, classical and modern, through analysis of works from Middle Ages to present — Goya, Cézanne, Hopper, many others. 148 illustrations, 9 in full color.


Perspective for Artists

by Rex Vicat Cole Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

Depth, perspective of sky and sea, shadows, much more, not usually covered. 391 diagrams, 81 reproductions of drawings and paintings.


Complete Guide to Watercolor Painting

by Edgar A. Whitney Dover Publications (April 13, 2012)

Brilliant guide by renowned artist tells all, from basics to creating masterful landscapes, portraits, and figures. Full-color sections follow evolution of 7 of the author's own watercolors. 37 color and over...


Life Drawing in Charcoal

by Douglas R. Graves Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

Rather than building up a drawing from lines, this innovative method encourages students to begin with tonal masses. Suitable for experts as well as beginners, its step-by-step demonstrations feature over 200...


Composition: Understanding Line, Notan and Color

by Arthur Wesley Dow Dover Publications (February 14, 2012)

Focusing on harmonic relations between lines, color, and dark and light patterns, this manual influenced generations of artists. Practical and well-illustrated, it conveys its insights in a convenient workbook...


Oil Painting Techniques and Materials

by Harold Speed Dover Publications (March 27, 2012)

Stimulating, informative guide by noted teacher covers painting technique, painting from life, materials — paints, varnishes, oils and mediums, grounds, etc. — a painter's training, more. 64 photos. 5 line...


The Practice and Science of Drawing

by Harold Speed Dover Publications (May 11, 2012)

Classic approach to the dynamics of drawing by brilliant teacher with insights and practical advice on line drawing, mass drawing, visual memory, materials, and much more. 84 plates and diagrams.


Perspective Made Easy

by Ernest R. Norling Dover Publications (April 25, 2012)

Perspective is easy; yet, surprisingly few artists know the simple rules that make it so. Remedy that situation with this simple, step-by-step book, the first devoted entirely to the topic. 256 illustrations....


Creating Celtic Knotwork

by Cari Buziak Dover Publications (November 28, 2017)

Whether you're a complete beginner or have already attempted to learn the art of Celtic knotwork, this is the book for you! Artists at all levels will treasure this guide, which not only demonstrates how to...