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  • The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron

    The Artist's Way is the seminal book on the subject of creativity. An international bestseller, millions of readers have found it to be an invaluable guide to living the artist's life. Still as vital today-or perhaps even more so-than it was when it was first published one decade ago, it is a powerfully provocative and inspiring work. In a new introduction to the book, Julia Cameron reflects upon the impact of The Artist's Way and describes the work she has done during the last decade and the new... Read more
  • Drawing On the Right Side Of the Brain by Betty Edwards

    Betty Edwards is an American art teacher and author, best known for her 1979 book, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. She taught and did research at the California State University, Long Beach until she retired in the late '90s. While there, she founded the Center for the Educational Applications of Brain Hemisphere Research.
  • Living With Art by Mark Getlein

    An easy to read guide for the beginner student or layperson to learn to understand, analyze, and appreciate the world of art.
  • Ways Of Seeing by John Berger

    Ways of Seeing was a 1972 BBC television series created chiefly by writer John Berger and producer Mike Dibb, that led to a book of the same name. The series and book criticize traditional Western cultural aesthetics by raising questions about hidden ideologies in visual images. The series is partially a response to Kenneth Clark's Civilisation series, which represents a more traditionalist view of the Western artistic and cultural canon.
  • The Art Of Bev Doolittle by Bev Doolittle

    "Popular printmaker/painter Bev Doolittle employs a visual equivalent of magic realism to capture fleeting dramas in nature: a fox darting from an arrow, an owl's encounter with a beaver, a hare escaping a coyote. Often, key elements, such as horses (her favorite subject) or a grizzly bear, are cleverly camouflaged, adding to the pictorial interest. Yet, notwithstanding this biographical-critical tribute to the California-born artist, her pictures are frequently sentimental, her celebrations of American... Read more
  • The New Drawing On the Right Side Of the Brain by Betty Edwards

    When Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain was first published in 1979, it hit the New York Times bestseller list within two weeks and stayed there for more than a year. In 1989, when Dr. Betty Edwards revised the book, it went straight to the Times list again. Now Dr. Edwards celebrates the twentieth anniversary of her classic book with a second revised edition. Over the last decade, Dr. Edwards has refined her material through teaching hundreds of workshops and seminars. Truly The New Drawing on the... Read more
  • Visual Display Of Quantitative Information, The by Edward R Tufte

    Data graphics visually display measured quantities by means of the combined use of points, lines, a coordinate system, numbers, symbols, words, shading, and color. This is a book about the design of statistical graphics and, as such, it is concerned both with design and with statistics. But it is also about how to communicate information through the simultaneous presentation of words, numbers, and pictures.
  • A Treasury Of American Prints by Thomas Craven

    This book contains reproductions of one hundred of the finest contemporary American etchings and lithographs. The[y]... represent forty-nine of America's greatest living artists - including Benton, Wood, Marsh, Curry, Grosz, Costigan, Cadmus, Beal, Sloan, Sterner... Bacon - in short, every figure of stature representing every school in the current scene... [I]ncisive descriptions give not only critical interpretations of the backgrounds and moods of the pictures, but reveal as well the purposes and... Read more
  • Brunelleschi's Dome by Ross King

    Ross King was born in Canada in 1962 and completed a PhD in English Literature at York University in Toronto. He is the author of two novels, Domino, soon to be made into a film, and Ex-Libris. He lives near Oxford.
  • Non-Designer's Design Book, The by Robin Williams

    Includes index.

    Previous ed.: 2004.
  • The Death and Life Of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs

    Jane Jacobs was born on May 4, 1916, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Her father was a physician and her mother taught school and worked as a nurse. After high school and a year spent as a reporter on the Scranton Tribune, Jacobs went to New York, where she found a succession of jobs as a stenographer and wrote free-lance articles about the city's many working districts, which fascinated her. In 1952, after a number of writing and editing jobs ranging in subject matter from metallurgy to a geography of the... Read more
  • History Of Art by H W Janson

  • Gilbert's Living With Art by Mark Getlein

  • The Elements Of Color by Johannes Itten

  • Sotheby's by Sotheby's

  • World Of Art, A by Henry M Sayre

  • Back To Basics by Reader's Digest Editors

  • The King's England by Mee Arthur

  • A Short Guide To Writing About Art by Sylvan Barnet

  • The Story Of Art by E H Gombrich

    The Story of Art is an introduction to art, written by E. H. Gombrich. First published in 1950, it is widely regarded both as a seminal work of criticism, and as one of the most accessible introductions to the visual arts. It was originally intended for younger readers. It has sold over seven million copies to become the best selling art book of all time. It is currently in its 16th edition and has been translated into approximately 30 languages.
  • The Natural Way To Draw by Kimon Nicolaides

    Great for the beginner and the expert, this book offers readers exercises to improve their work.
  • Design Basics by David a ; Pentak, Stephen Lauer

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-292) and index.
  • A History Of Far Eastern Art by Sherman E Lee

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