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The Artist's Guide to Drawing the Clothed Figure
The Artist's Guide to Drawing the Clothed Figure
Written by Michael Massen
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ISBN: 9780823001200
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The Artist's Guide to Drawing the Clothed Figure
A Complete Resource on Rendering Clothing and Drapery
Written by Michael Massen


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $20.99

In order to effectively draw clothing and drapery, an artist must recognize the basic shapes of clothing and how the principles of physics act upon those shapes.
            Beginning with the basic shapes of clothing and the anatomy of folds, and progressing to final rendering techniques of both sculpted and loose... Read more >
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Drawing Down the Moon: The Art of Charles Vess
Drawing Down the Moon: The Art of Charles Vess
Written by Charles Vess, Illustrated by Charles Vess
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ISBN: 9781595827654
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Drawing Down the Moon: The Art of Charles Vess

Written by Charles Vess
Illustrated by Charles Vess


Format: Trade Paperback, 212 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $29.99

The fantasy art of Charles Vess is acclaimed worldwide, his rich palette, striking compositions, and lavish detail second to none.

Vess created memorable works for such best selling fantasy authors as Neil Gaiman, Susanna Clarke, Charles De Lint, and George R. R. Martin, as well as a who''s-who list of publishers... Read more >
Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor
Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor
Written by Mary Whyte
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ISBN: 9780823026784
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Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor

Written by Mary Whyte


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $14.99

Using clear and concise language and in-depth, step-by-step demonstrations, author and renowned artist Mary Whyte guides beginning and intermediate watercolorists through the entire painting process, from selecting materials to fundamental techniques to working with models. Going beyond the practical application of techniques, Whyte helps new artists learn to capture not just... Read more >
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Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor
Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor
Written by Mary Whyte
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ISBN: 9780823026739
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Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor

Written by Mary Whyte


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $24.99

Using clear and concise language and in-depth, step-by-step demonstrations, author and renowned artist Mary Whyte guides beginning and intermediate watercolorists through the entire painting process, from selecting materials to fundamental techniques to working with models. Going beyond the practical application of techniques, Whyte helps new artists capture not just the model's... Read more >
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Apollo's Angels
Apollo's Angels
Written by Jennifer Homans
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ISBN: 9780812968743
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Apollo's Angels
A History of Ballet
Written by Jennifer Homans


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $20.00

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For more than four hundred years, the art of ballet has stood at the center of Western civilization. Its traditions serve as a record of our past. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully told, Apollo’s Angels—the first cultural history of ballet ever written—is a groundbreaking work. From ballet’s origins in the Renaissance...

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Hopper
Hopper
Written by Mark Strand
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307701244
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Hopper

Written by Mark Strand


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $27.50

Now in rich color, thirty of American painter Edward Hopper’s masterpieces with critiques from acclaimed poet Mark Strand. Strand deftly illuminates the work of the frequently misunderstood American painter, whose enigmatic paintings—of gas stations, storefronts, cafeterias, and hotel rooms—number among the most powerful of our time.
 
In brief but wonderfully... Read more >
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Hopper
Hopper
Written by Mark Strand
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ISBN: 9780307957108
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Hopper

Written by Mark Strand


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $13.99

Now in rich color, thirty of American painter Edward Hopper’s masterpieces with critiques from acclaimed poet Mark Strand. Strand deftly illuminates the work of the frequently misunderstood American painter, whose enigmatic paintings—of gas stations, storefronts, cafeterias, and hotel rooms—number among the most powerful of our time.
 
In brief but wonderfully... Read more >
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Church Misericords and Bench Ends

Written by Richard Hayman


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Although misericords were originally installed on the hidden undersides of church folding seats to provide comfort to those standing for long periods of prayer, the have gradually become more ornately carved and decorated. Now they, along with the benches installed in parish churches in the later middle ages, are the objects... Read more >
Classical Drawing Atelier
Classical Drawing Atelier
Written by Juliette Aristides
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780823008377
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Classical Drawing Atelier
A Complete Course in Traditional Studio Practice
Written by Juliette Aristides


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $17.99

Ateliers have produced the greatest artists of all time—and now that educational model is experiencing a renaissance. These studios, a return to classical art training, are based on the nineteenth-century model of teaching artists by pairing them with a master artist over a period of years. Students begin by copying masterworks... Read more >
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Classical Painting Atelier
Classical Painting Atelier
Written by Juliette Aristides
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ISBN: 9780823008360
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Classical Painting Atelier
A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice
Written by Juliette Aristides


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $17.99

Want to paint more like Manet and less like Jackson Pollock?


Students of art hailed Classical Drawing Atelier, Juliette Aristides’s first book, as a dynamic return to the atelier educational model. Ateliers, popular in the nineteenth century, teach emerging artists by pairing them with a master artist over a period of years... Read more >
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Good Living Street
Good Living Street
Written by Tim Bonyhady
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307378804
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Good Living Street
Portrait of a Patron Family, Vienna 1900
Written by Tim Bonyhady


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $35.00

Vienna and its Secessionist movement at the turn of the last century is the focus of this extraordinary social portrait told through an eminent Viennese family, headed by Hermine and Moriz Gallia, who were among the great patrons of early-twentieth-century Viennese culture at its peak.
 
Good Living Street takes us from the...

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Good Living Street
Good Living Street
Written by Tim Bonyhady
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ISBN: 9780307906816
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Good Living Street
Portrait of a Patron Family, Vienna 1900
Written by Tim Bonyhady


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $19.99

Vienna and its Secessionist movement at the turn of the last century is the focus of this extraordinary social portrait told through an eminent Viennese family, headed by Hermine and Moriz Gallia, who were among the great patrons of early-twentieth-century Viennese culture at its peak.
 
Good Living Street takes us from the...

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Landscape Painting
Landscape Painting
Written by Mitchell Albala
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780823008346
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Landscape Painting
Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice
Written by Mitchell Albala


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $20.99

Because nature is so expansive and complex, so varied in its range of light, landscape painters often have to look further and more deeply to find form and structure, value patterns, and an organized arrangement of shapes. In Landscape Painting, Mitchell Albala shares his concepts and practices for translating nature's grandeur... Read more >
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Lessons in Classical Drawing
Lessons in Classical Drawing
Written by Juliette Aristides
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780823006595
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Lessons in Classical Drawing
Essential Techniques from Inside the Atelier
Written by Juliette Aristides


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $29.99

The practice of drawing…distilled to its essential elements.
 
In this elegant and inspiring primer, master contemporary artist and author Juliette Aristides breaks down the drawing process into small, manageable lessons; introduces time-tested principles and techniques that are easily accessible; and shares the language and context necessary to understand the artistic process and... Read more >
Portrait Painting Atelier
Portrait Painting Atelier
Written by Suzanne Brooker, Foreword by Domenic Cretara
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780823008353
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Portrait Painting Atelier
Old Master Techniques and Contemporary Applications
Written by Suzanne Brooker
Foreword by Domenic Cretara


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $18.99

The art of portraiture approached its apex during the sixteenth century in Europe with the discovery of oil painting when the old masters developed and refined techniques that remain unsurpassed to this day. The ascendance of nonrepresentational art in the middle of the twentieth century displaced these venerable skills, especially in... Read more >
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Bento's Sketchbook
Bento's Sketchbook
Written by John Berger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307379955
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Bento's Sketchbook

Written by John Berger


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $32.50

Bento's Sketchbook is an exploration of the practice of drawing, as well as a meditation on how we perceive and seek to explore our ever-changing relationship with the world around us.

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Bento's Sketchbook
Bento's Sketchbook
Written by John Berger
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ISBN: 9780307906922
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Bento's Sketchbook

Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $18.99

Bento's Sketchbook is an exploration of the practice of drawing, as well as a meditation on how we perceive and seek to explore our ever-changing relationship with the world around us.




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Great Houses of Havana
Great Houses of Havana
Written by Hermes Mallea
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932882
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Great Houses of Havana

Written by Hermes Mallea


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $75.00

Great Houses of Havana celebrates one hundred years of creativity, design, and style that made the city "the Paris of the Caribbean." For four hundred years, Havana was the center of Spanish trade in the western hemisphere. With the expansion of the sugar industry, independence from Spain, and North American investment... Read more >
Gig Posters Volume 2
Gig Posters Volume 2
Written by Clay Hayes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594745430
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Gig Posters Volume 2

Written by Clay Hayes


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $40.00

Readers gave the first Gig Posters anthology a standing ovation—so for your viewing pleasure, here’s one heck of an encore: 700 more incredible posters from the archives of GigPosters.com, the Internet’s premier destination for concert poster art. It’s a mad jam of illustration and photography, collage and typography, bringing the contemporary...

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Rome
Rome
Written by Robert Hughes
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ISBN: 9780307700582
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Rome
A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History
Written by Robert Hughes


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $13.99

From Robert Hughes, one of the greatest art and cultural critics of our time, comes a sprawling, comprehensive, and deeply personal history of Rome—as city, as empire, and, crucially, as an origin of Western art and civilization, two subjects about which Hughes has spent his life writing and thinking.

Starting on a... Read more >
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A Soldier's Sketchbook
A Soldier's Sketchbook
Written by Joseph Farris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426208171
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A Soldier's Sketchbook
From the Front Lines of World War II
Written by Joseph Farris


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $30.00

A Soldier's Sketchbook, an illustrated memoir from a World War II soldier, is drawn from the letters, sketches, snapshots, and mementos of Pvt. Joseph Farris, who left his home of Danbury, Connecticut, and set off to war aboard the U.S.S. General Gordon in October 1944, bound for France as part of... Read more >
The Art Prophets
The Artists, Dealers, and Tastemakers Who Shook the Art World
Written by Richard Polsky


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $19.99

In The Art Prophets, Richard Polsky introduces us to influential late twentieth-century dealers and tastemakers in the art world. These risk takers opened doors for artists, identified new movements, and resurrected art forms that had fallen into obscurity. In this distinctive tour, Polsky offers an insightful and engaging dialog between artists... Read more >
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The Art Prophets
The Art Prophets
Written by Richard Polsky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590514061
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The Art Prophets
The Artists, Dealers, and Tastemakers Who Shook the Art World
Written by Richard Polsky


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $24.95

In The Art Prophets, Richard Polsky introduces us to influential late twentieth-century dealers and tastemakers in the art world. These risk takers opened doors for artists, identified new movements, and resurrected art forms that had fallen into obscurity. In this distinctive tour, Polsky offers an insightful and engaging dialog between artists... Read more >
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MLK
MLK
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Bob Adelman, Introduction by Charles Johnson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807003169
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MLK
A Celebration in Word and Image
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Bob Adelman
Introduction by Charles Johnson


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $15.00

 MLK: A Celebration in Word and Image is an unprecedented collection of black-and-white photographs combined with stirring quotations by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
 
This treasured collection includes images by legendary photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bob Adelman, and Flip Schulke, and is an unparalleled photobiography  that presents intimate... Read more >
Roy Lichtenstein in His Studio
Roy Lichtenstein in His Studio
Written by Laurie Lambrecht, Contribution by Edward Robinson, Foreword by Dorothy Lichtenstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933186
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Roy Lichtenstein in His Studio

Written by Laurie Lambrecht
Contribution by Edward Robinson
Foreword by Dorothy Lichtenstein


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $35.00

Roy Lichtenstein in His Studio is a portfolio of vivid and engaging photographs by Laurie Lambrecht, who was an administrative assistant to Lichtenstein for three years. She and the artist worked together daily, and the bond between them is evident in the photographs. Lichtenstein is shown working on two major series... Read more >
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