English | 7 Feb. 2012 | ISBN: 0823001199 | 224 Pages | EPUB | 8.3 MB
Author Michael Massen presents his thorough and novel approach to drapery by first describing clothing and drapery as basic shapes and then illustrating how the mechanics of physics cause these shapes to bend, fold, or wrinkle in predictable ways. Expanding upon these principles, the book details how to use these concepts to render all types of clothing in any medium. Fully illustrated techniques and examples from old world and contemporary masters, from Raphael to Walt Disney, make this book the definitive text on the subject of rendered clothing and drapery and a comprehensive resource.
Straw Bale Building Details: An Illustrated Guide for Design and Construction, Illustrated Edition
English | April 19th, 2019 | ISBN: 0865719039 | 269 pages | True PDF | 17.71 MB
English | ISBN: 1908150270 | 2012 | PDF | 160 pages | 35 MB
A thorough understanding of exposure is the foundation of every photographers education, and this title introduces these key concepts in a comprehensive, incisive and interactive format. Casting aside the Auto mode, readers will learn to take creative control of their photographs as they master the essential elements of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, how these variables interact with each other, and what techniques can be used to harness their power. Whilst free to move through the course at their own pace, readers will be challenged to demonstrate their proficiency along the way, applying what theyve learned to specific shooting scenarios, and learning from the critical feedback provided to other students. By the end of the book, the nuances of exposure control will be second nature, and readers will be ready to encounter almost any conceivable shooting situation with the optimal approach for the best images.
English | ISBN: 1908150300 | 2012 | PDF | 160 pages | 94 MB
The essential concept for which there is no Auto mode, a good-sense composition is what separates a phenomenal photograph from a snapshot. In this title, Michael Freeman and Daniela Bowker teaches how to use a photographic eye to not only seek out engaging subjects, but also approach them from the best angle, in optimal light, for the maximum effect. Going beyond the basics of how to capture images, this title explains why certain photographs succeed, uncovering the mysteries of abstract aesthetics to give practical rules and real-world advice to push images to the next level. Reviews and commentary on other students work give insight into the creative photographers mind, revealing the practical thought processes behind successful photographs. Readers will learn to avoid cliché and embrace their own unique shooting style, imparting their own interpretation and statement to each photograph they create.
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0385346298 | 160 Pages | EPUB | 22.8 MB
A captivating, step-by-step guide that teaches artists to draw and paint exact duplicates of common objects, rendered in the trompe l'oeil, hyperrealistic style of artist Mark Crilley's popular YouTube video series.
English | 2011 | ISBN-10: 1592537146 | PDF | 320 pages | 70,6 MB
How much would a course on drawing cost given by the top 100 international manga artists? How much would they charge to share their most highly valued techniques? This book brings together 100 manga artists and asks each one to offer 10 practical tips for the manga enthusiast on techniques, sources of inspiration, and the best way to build their portfolios. Detailed photographs, 1,000 in total, taken by the artists themselves serve to illustrate each of these 1,000 tips.
English | ISBN: 1440302626 | 2010 | PDF | 360 pages | 9,4 MB
Now with digital color swatches!
Let Color Index, Revised Edition turbo-charge your creativity all over again for any print or web project. With more than 1100 color combinations, updated RGB formulas, and downloadable digital swatches, this new edition is guaranteed to help you pick the perfect color palette more efficiently than ever before.
English | ISBN: 1615644148 | 2013 | PDF | 291 pages | 19 MB
Learning to draw can be intimidating, but all you need is a good teacher. This step-by-step, project-based approach to learning the fundamentals of drawing teaches you in the easiest way possible. This all-new guide uses color to show the progression of strokes and techniques for completing 50 fun drawing projects from scratch. It also gives you an introduction to the tools and materials you'll need to get started.
English | ISBN: 1592537790 | 2012 | PDF | 400 pages | 36,7 MB
This innovative volume is the first to provide the design student, practitioner, and educator with an invaluable comprehensive reference of visual and narrative material that illustrates and evaluates the unique and important history surrounding graphic design and architecture. Graphic Design and Architecture, A 20th Century History closely examines the relationship between typography, image, symbolism, and the built environment by exploring principal themes, major technological developments, important manufacturers, and pioneering designers over the last 100 years. It is a complete resource that belongs on every designer's bookshelf.
English | ISBN: 1592536778 | 2013 | PDF | 416 pages | 98 MB
Fashion Design, Referenced is a comprehensive guide through the art and industry of fashion design, richly illustrated with over 1,000 photographs and drawings. Within the framework of four central categories, Fashion Design, Referenced examines the many interwoven elements that form the tapestry of fashion.
English | ISBN: 1452112649 | 2013 | EPUB | 176 pages | 98 MB
Watercolor is taking the art, fashion, and home décor worlds by storm. The result is an explosion of amazing new work by contemporary artists. This volume surveys the current revival of this loveliest of mediums, in portfolios from more than 20 of today's top watercolor artists from around the globe. From the evocative visual journals of Danny Gregory and Fabrice Moireau, through the fashion-inspired portraits of Samantha Hahn and Virginia Johnson, to the indie art stylings of Jane Mount and Becca Stadtlander, Watercolor stunningly showcases painterly brilliance. With artist profiles, an informative history of the medium, and an inspiring preface by DailyCandy's Sujean Rim, this is the guide to a beautiful revolution.
2004 | 144 Pages | ISBN: 0486436411 | PDF | 125 MB
Profusely illustrated book by master of the subject offers complete course in transforming the study of anatomy into art. Each stage progresses logically through the body's main areas — trunk, limbs, head, and features. Scores of drawings by painters, graphic artists, sculptors, art teachers, and students. 55 figures in color; 141 in black and white.
2012 | 256 Pages | ISBN: 1592537367 | PDF | 51 MB
This second edition of New Masters of Poster Design features the best poster designers currently working all over the world. This book brings back a handmade aesthetic that was really never lost, but is celebrating a resurgence among designers who are creating limited-edition prints and pieces for themselves and others that become keepsakes or pieces of art vs. the mass-generated designs weve all become accustomed to—and you wont see this collection of posters anywhere else. Strong visuals accompanied by captions and profiles will capture the essence of these collectible prints.
English | November 30, 2004 | ISBN: 1595820078 | EPUB | 117 pages | 175 MB
From Don Bluth - master animator, artist and director of such cartoon classics as The Secret of N.I.M.H., An American Tail, The Land Before Time, All Dogs Go to Heaven, Anastasia and Titan A.E. - comes Don Bluth's The Art of Storyboard, a one-of-a-kind textbook that describes in detail the technical and artistic processes involved in crafting storyboards for animated films, the visual blueprints that lay the foundation for the animators magic.
Classic Human Anatomy in Motion: The Artist's Guide to the Dynamics of Figure Drawing
English | ISBN: 0770434142 | 2015 | AZW3 | 304 pages | 58MB
This highly illustrated reference book provides artists and art students with an understanding of human anatomy and different types of motion, inspiring more realistic and energetic figurative art.
From Don Bluth - master animator, artist and director of such cartoon classics as The Secret of N.I.M.H., An American Tail, The Land Before Time, All Dogs Go to Heaven, Anastasia, and Titan A.E. - comes The Art of Animation Drawing, a companion textbook to 2004's The Art of Storyboard.
English | March 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1633539253 | 200 pages | EPUB | 16.43 MB
#1 Amazon New Release! ? An easy guide to modern calligraphy and hand lettering
English | ISBN: 1608955281 | 2012 | EPUB | 160 pages | 7,8 MB
Detailing the many uses of the most important component of any photograph—light—this handbook shows readers how to infuse a still frame with emotion, action, and other storytelling qualities that define great photography. Professional photographer Barry Staver explores techniques for designing effective lighting setups with flash by beginning with an overview of fundamental techniques, then teaching readers how to go beyond the basics and refine their images to perfection through the careful addition of flash. Applications of each of the three major categories of flash equipment are covered, first with electronic flash techniques for location shoots, then mid-range strobes for studio work and location shots, and finally heavy-duty strobes that provide the ultimate in power and control for studio photography. Additional aspects of light instruction include balancing flash with ambient lighting and choosing and using light modifiers, as well as a bevy of before-and-after images to help photographers cover all of their lighting options and know how they can be implemented to their greatest effect.
English | March 12th, 2019 | ISBN: 1119584345 | 240 pages | EPUB | 0.84 MB
English | February 8th, 2019 | ISBN: 0253039797, 0253039800 | 240 pages | EPUB | 1.03 MB