Comprehensive and user-friendly, this volume combines four vintage instructional manuals by the famous teacher/publisher. In addition to explaining the principles of figure drawing, it provides a retrospective of styles for men, women, and children. Step-by-step drawings with helpful comments explain a variety of techniques, including pencil, pen, wash, and opaque.
Creating a piece of artwork that might be mistaken for a photograph is the goal of many aspiring artists. With this 32-page guide, even beginners can learn methods for painting with amazing realism and accuracy. Accomplished artist Daniel Tennant explains the basics of using gouache and airbrushing and provides in-depth information on essential techniques such as gradating, using stencils, and creating a metallic effect. He also offers instruction on common elements of traditional still lifes, guiding readers from applying the initial layer of color through adding texture to detailing with shadows and highlights. The book also features several inspiring projects, each broken down into numerous, digestible steps so artists can easily follow along.
The Art of Pastel: Discover Techniques for Creating Beautiful Works of Art in Pastel
ISBN: 1600581951 | 2010 | PDF | 145 pages | 114 MB
The velvety strokes of pastel have enchanted fine artists for more than a century. From airy strokes to bold marks and soft hues to vibrant shades, the versatility of pastel makes it suitable for a wide range of subjects and moods. Now anyone can experience this multi-dimensional medium with The Art of Pastel. Inside this comprehensive guide, five artists provide instruction for using soft, hard, and oil pastel—each sharing his or her unique approach. From portraits and landscapes to rich floral scenes, this book contains a wealth of inspiring images that artists can re-create step by step.
English | February 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1631596314 | 208 pages | EPUB | 39.92 MB
English | June 4, 2016 | ISBN: 1937986527 | 214 pages | MOBI | 21 MB
This book is a complete guide to the use of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 camera, which is known as the TZ100 in Europe, and as the TZ110, ZS110, or TZ101 in other areas. The 200-page book shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to capture excellent images and video sequences with the ZS100.
English | January 10, 2016 | ISBN: 1523333146 | 274 pages | PDF | 24 Mb
This is the final edition of Practical Font Design using Fontlab Studio 5. It shares and demonstrates the latest, most efficient, basic font production workflow for single fonts and font families. David has spent over twenty years refining his font design techiques. This book does not offer a lot of intellectual design help.
English | December 18, 2018 | ISBN: 1633226123 | EPUB | 128 pages | 26.96 MB
Colorways: Watercolor Flowers teaches artists of all skill levels how to paint harmonious, vibrant, and colorful renditions of flora.
ISBN: 1848584695 | 2012 | EPUB | 160 pages | 89 MB
English | September 19th, 2013 | ISBN: 0486254119 | 64 pages | EPUB | 24.75 MB
Barbara Ganim | 1992 | ISBN: 0891343733 | 192 pages | PDF | 100 MB
A comprehensive reference book for every port of your design business: how to set up your business, build and expand your business base, and develop your long-term business plan.
English | February 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1419734326 | 200 pages | EPUB | 38.73 MB
Make your own collection of botanical watercolor paintings with this instruction book. Once upon a time, a vase of beautifully arranged flowers was the perfect subject for a watercolor still life. Today, indoor house plants reign supreme and palms have replaced peonies as the botanical of choice for artists. With clear step-by-step instructions, illustrator and plant lover Nikki Strange shows you how to paint a range of lush, leafy plants.
English | August 18th, 2014 | ISBN: 0321985206 | 240 pages | EPUB | 18.22 MB
Completely updated and expanded, the second edition of David Airey's Logo Design Love contains more of just about everything that made the first edition so great: more case studies, more sketches, more logos, more tips for working with clients, more insider stories, and more practical information for getting the job and getting it done right.
English | February 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1589239695 | 136 pages | EPUB | 24.98 MB
Creative Watercolor offers beginners a fun, modern, and practical approach to a timeless medium with instructions on how to paint simple motifs and lettering and embellish projects beautifully.
English | February 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1631596470 | 208 pages | EPUB | 40.33 MB
English | February 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1631595946 | 288 pages | EPUB | 21.55 MB
Ideal for students of design, independent designers, and entrepreneurs who want to expand their understanding of effective design in business, Identity Designed is the definitive guide to visual branding.
English | February 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1631596152 | 144 pages | EPUB | 39.37 MB
Block Print Magic is an essential guide to the techniques of linoleum block printing, including 17 captivating step-by-step projects and the works and insights of talented printmakers for inspiration and visual demonstration.
English | June 10th, 2018 | ISBN: 1681983958 | 256 pages | EPUB | 40.59 MB
Michael Butkus, Merrie Destefano | 2010 | PDF | ISBN: 1600581986 | 131 pages | 102 MB
Over the years, vampires have earned a permanent place in pop culture. Numerous movies, TV shows, and book series have only upped the demand for these mythological beings. And now anyone can learn to draw and paint vampires with this in-depth handbook. How to Draw Vampires covers everything from rendering sharp fangs and glowing eyes to creating stylish immortal fashion. The book also contains 15 step-by-step projects featuring a mix of pencil, paint, and digital image-editing instruction, allowing artists to replicate each scene in graphic detail. Evil vampires, handsome vampires, gothic lairs, and the forbidden love between human and vampire merely scratch the surface of subjects in this must-have title.
ISBN: 0823014223 | 2007 | EPUB | 144 pages | 138 MB
From seductive vampires to corrupt samurai to wicked werewolves, all the inhabitants of the manga occult-and-horror genre welcome you into their nefarious universe. The latest book in the Manga Mania series from best-selling author Christopher Hart takes readers through the world of manga horror and occult with sinfully easy step-by-step instructions and decadently lush color illustrations. Beautiful depravity becons. Evil never looked so good.
English | December 25th, 2018 | ISBN: 1440353948 | 176 pages | EPUB | 115.43 MB
Overcome your artist's block and explore what drives you artistically! Artist and teacher Nita Leland shows how to be creative in daily life to develop and strengthen your natural curiosity, flexibility, independence and playfulness—all with the end-goal of creating more inspired, unique personal artwork. Enjoy a variety of fun activities designed to exercise your creative muscle, including how to make an autobiographical collage, creating an idea jar for when you need a random jumpstart, and how to make "dull" subjects more interesting. Learn to push your creative boundaries by trying new methods in dozens of types of media including paper crafts, Japanese brush painting, creative quilting, inventive photography, grown-up finger painting, monotype and more.
English | March 11th, 2014 | ISBN: 0823014010 | 272 pages | EPUB | 129.33 MB
A book whose sales have not diminished but rather increased dramatically since its publication 45 years ago, this bestselling classic is the ultimate manual of drawing taught by the late Robert Beverly Hale, who's famed lectures and classes at New York City's Art Student League captivated artists and art educators from around the world.