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Crafting Devotions : Tradition in Contemporary New Mexico Santos
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Crafting Devotions : Tradition in Contemporary New Mexico Santos

By Kalb, Laurie Beth

Univ of New Mexico Press, 1994. 237 pages, Index, Bibliography, Color Photos. Book is clean inside & out, light scuff/rub to covers, very light corner wear. Contents include: Chicano Art and Santos; Primitivism, Modernism, and Patrocinio Barela; Spanish Colonial Replicas by Oviedo Carvings and Bronze; Enrique Rendon - A Folk Artist's Folk Artist; Crafting Devotions, Crafting Tradition. . First Edition Stated. Oversized Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.

$22.00

Visions From Within the Mechanism : The Industrial Surrealism of Jeffery Scott (1019)

By Scott, Jeffery

Baby Tattoo Books, 2007. Unpaginated, color illustrations, Author's signature on front endpaper, illustrated endpapers. Book is clean inside & out. Dustjacket is bright & clean. Jeffery Scott's photographic images stretch boundaries and redefine standards. They are powerful juxtapositions of light and darkness. . Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Used.

$74.00

Art of Watercolor : Techniques and New Directions (The Art & design series)

By LeClair, Charles; Le Clair

Prentice Hall Direct, 1985. 205 pages, bibliography, index, over 150 works (including twenty-four color plates) from leading museums and private collections.. Book is clean inside & out but for old sticker in front cover, light scuff/dents, some corner wear. Book provides complete covreage of: Material concerns - types of papers, recommended colors; Basic wash techniques; Wet-in-wet techniques; Painting the figure; Still life strategies; Special effects.. Oversized Soft Cover. Good. Used.

$10.00

Georgia O'Keeffe's Hawai'i

By O'Keeffe, Georgia; Jennings, Patricia; Ausherman, Maria

Koa Books, 2011. 113 pages, index, color photos. Coves are bright & clean, small scuff area at base of spine, text unmarked, gift note written on half-title page (partially marked out). O'Keeffee visited Hawaii and painted the Islands' tropical flowes for three months in 1939. These are her island adventures, remarkable paintings, and the letters she sent back home. Contents include: She Can Be Difficult; Change of Plans; Artist Arrives; Plantaton-Style Dinner; Frolic in the Sea; Wonderful Day; Dangerous Dan McGrew; Fond Farewell; Reflections; O'Keeffe's Letters from Maui; etc.. Oversized Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.

$24.50

French Rainbows : Foundation Stoens of the 20th Century in Architecture, Art, Belles Lettres

By Du Barry, Jacques

Great Western Publishing, 1982. 502 pages, color illustrations, bookplate laid-in first page, bibliography is fully indexed. Boards are clean, text is unmarked, small ink mark on first page. Dustjacket bright & clean but has small tears. Author spent twenty years devoted to writing law for the legal profession - in-depth technical analyses and statements of contemporary law as it issued from the highest courts. He had a life-long interest and study of men and their achievements in ancient and modern art, history and literature. Extensive travel through the years widened the horizons and found expression in this book. Contents include: Ancient Grecian Concepts - French People, Intellect, Culture; The Middle Ages in France; Renaissance in France; 17th, 18th, 19th Centuries in Frace, 19th Century Overflow; Foundation Stones of Twentieth Century French Belles Lettres.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Used.

$28.00

Bossa Nova

By Da Tavola, Artur

Carlos Alberto Afonso, 2002. 160 pages, black-and-white photos, bibliography, Onomastic index Covers have few faint smudges, first and last page have tiny specks of paint/soil. Contents include: Artur, the Master of his Art; Music of a Happy Time; Cultural and Political Facts; Bossa Nova as an Expression; Album of Bossa Nova.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.

$25.00

Standard Musical Repertoire with Accurate Timings

By Reddick, William

Doubleday & Co., 1947. 192 pages, oblong format. Light scuff to boards, text clean, endpapers have few smudges. Contents include: Overtures; Orchestral Works; Piano; Violin; Songs; Chorus. . First Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Used.

$7.95

Portrait Miniatures in the Collection of the State Pushkin Museum, Moscow, 18th and 19th Centuries

By Karnaukhova, L. A.; Rudneva, A. B

EGO Publishers, 1997. 215 pages, 171 miniature portraits (in color), green cloth boards with gilt decoration, gold ribbon marker. Book is clean inside & out. For those interested in Alelxander Pushkin and his time.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Used.

$68.00

Painting Watercolors from Photographs

By Shook, Georg; Witt, Gary

Watson-Guptill Pubns, 1983. 144 pages, Index, 216 color plates, 53 black-and-white illustrations. Book is clean inside & out. Dustjacket is bright & clean. A practical, easily understood instruction book, filled with many colorful examples and inspiring suggestions. Contents include: The Grid System; Modifying the Photo; Changing the Season, Time of Day or Location; Capturing Movement; Working in a Series; Applying the Techniques. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Used.

$5.50

Watercolor Red Yellow Blue : Intermediate Techniques for Bringing Color to Life With a Primary Palette

By Koser, John R

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Watson-Guptill Pubns, 1990. 144 pages, 166 color, 53 black-and-white illustrations, index. Boards are clean, text free of marks, very slight bow to front board. Dustjacket is bright & clean, tiny piece missing at bottom rear corner. Last section of the book, the author demonstrates step-by-step the techniques he uses to integrate drawing, color, texture, and design. Contents include: Drawing - A Way of Seeing; Organizing the Composition; Color & Texture; Experimenting with Color, Texture, and Mixed Media.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Used.

$10.00

Water Media Techniques

By Quiller, Stephen; Whipple, Barbara

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Watson-Guptill Pubns, 1983. 144 pages, 143 color plates, 43 black-and-whit illustrations, bibliography, index. Book is clean inside & out but for name/address on first page. Dustjacket is bright & clean, tiny tears/nicks at corners. Water media is the combination of watercolor, gouache, acrylic, and casein. Contents include: Characteristics of the Four Water Media; Combined Media Exercises; Multimedia Demonstrations; Water Media Workshop; Questions and Answers.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Used.

$7.50

Painting With the White of Your Paper

By Wagner, Judi; Van Hasselt, Tony

Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A: North Light Books, 1994. 136pp, Index, Color Illustrations. Book is clean inside & out. Dustjacket is bright and clean. Contents include: Create an eye-catching design that sparkles; Use values to add visual effects; Intensify color and light; Add drama and mood with whites; Explore the repertoire of surfaces; Three ways to save whites; Six ways to let whites show through; Five ways to get the white back.. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +. Used.

$25.00

Watercolor Painting on Location : How to Create a "Portable Studio" and Capture the Unique Qualities of the Outdoors in Your Paintings

By Meyer, El

Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A: North Light Books, 1984. 160 pages, index, bibliography, color & black-and-white illustrations. Boards are clean, text is free of marks, name/date on first page. Dustjacket is bright & clean, light scuff, small tear at base of front cover. Book includes four on-location, step-by-step demonstrations, a chapter on how to add the finishing touches to your work back in your studio, and a glossary of painting terminology. Contents include: On-Location Materials and Equipment; Watercolor Techniques; Selecting Subject Matter; Planning the Painting; Seeing Color; Painting the Changing Landscape; Introducing the Figure; etc.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Used.

$6.50

Learn Watercolor the Edgar Whitney Way

By Ranson, Ron; Chee, Cheng-Khee; Cuch, Tony; Conlan, Robert; Wagner, Judi; Webb, Frank; Rudman, Joan; Nechis, Barbara; Schlemm, Betty; Fukuhara, Henry; Rothermel, Joan; Van Hasselt, Tony; Brooks, Sanford & Virginia; Blish, Carolyn

Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A: North Light Books, 1998. 132 pages, index, color illulstrations. Boards are clean with very light scuff at corners, two pages have underlining, name on front endpaper & page. Dustjacket is bright & clean tiny tear at rear bottom corner, light scuff. Through the eyes of 15 of the author's famous students, you'll learn the techniques they learned. You'll learn how to: Use value for impact and strong composition; Add variety to every element of a picture; Simplify and fortify a painting's color scheme; Go beyond mastery of technique to a more personal and expressive style; Strive constantly for a better way to paint; etc.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good +. Used.

$42.00

Dramatize Your Paintings With Tonal Value : Elements of Painting Series

By Katchen, Carole

Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A: North Light Books, 1993. 135 pages, index, color illustrations, glossy pictorial boards. Clean copy but for name/date on first page. 20 artists show you how to make lights and darks work in your paintings - in all mediums. Contents include: Seeing Tonal Value; Tonal Value and Color, Light, Form, Depth and Atmosphere, Mood, Composition; Putting Tonal Values to Work.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Used.

$8.95

Drawing Expressive Portraits

By Leveille, Paul

Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A: North Light Books, 1996. 127 pages, index, black and white illustrations. Front board has small faint stain at bottom corner, text free of marks. Dustjacket is bright & clean. Author demonstrates easy, basic drawing techniques. Then with any clear step-by-step demonstrations of technique, you'll learn how to: Assure the proper proportions & placement of features; Draw each feature; Use values - along with highlights; Communicate various facial expressions; Work from a live model. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Used.

$10.00

Landscape Painting in Watercolor

By Szabo, Zoltan

Watson-Guptill, 1974. 183 pages, Index, Bibliography, over 300 illustrations, 24 full color plates. Boards are clean, name/date on first page, text free of marks. Dustjacket is bright & clean, tiny split at top of spine/front cover. Step-by-step demonstrations and auxiliary illustrations show the reader how to paint the seasons, trees, forests, undergrowth, rocks, sand and soil, water (still and moving), reflections, fog, mist, rain, snow, sky and clouds, sunsets, fences, buildings, and people and animals in landscape. Contents include: Landscape Painting Techniques; Learning to See the Landscape; Composition; Painting the Seasons; Trees; Landscape at Your Feet; Liquid Landscape; Sky; Objects in Landscape; etc.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good +. Used.

$10.95

Andrew Wyeth : The Helga Pictures
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Andrew Wyeth : The Helga Pictures

By Wyeth, Andrew; Wilmerding, John

Harry N Abrams Inc, 1989. 208 pages, index, select bibliography, chronology of exhibitions, over 100 colorplates and 160 black and whites. Book is clean inside & out. Dustjacket is bright & clean, light scuff. For a decade and a half, Wyeth chronicled this one woman with passionate intensity and artistry. She appears in all moods and all seasons -wrapped in sheepskin, crowned with wildflowers, lying among autumn leaves; she undergoes the physical changes the years make. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Used.

$15.00

Painting Shapes and Edges: Give Depth, Clarity and Form to Your Artwork

By Harrison, Hazel

Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A: North Light Books, 1996. 128 pages, index, color illustrations. Book is clean inside & out. Dustjacket is bright & clean. Learn how to achieve realistic effects and accurate shapes in watercolor, oil, acrylic or pastel. Contents include: Positive and Negative Shapes; Contours; Soft and Hard Edges; Shape and Form; Surface Texture; Form and Color; Cast Shadows; Project - Painting White; Checking Shapes; Masking Methods; Blending Methods; Impasto Techniques; Demonstrations - Working with Watercolor, Oils, Acrylics, Pastel; Creating Space; Choosing the Focus; Dominant Shapes; Camouflaged Shapes; Pictorial Values; etc.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Used.

$6.50

Art of Paradise : Yuri Gorbachev

By Gorbachev, Yuri; Tarasenko, Olga; Klivar, Miroslav; Carpenter, Bruce W

Euromedia Group, 2002. 273 pages, color illustrations throughout, gold silk boards, ribbon marker. Text & endpapers have few faint finger smudges, boards are clean. Dustjacket has few gold specks & light smudges, tiny hole/tear in spine. Book details Gorbachev's beginnings as a poor abandoned child living in a tiny Russian village, to his development as a world famous and beloved artist. It contains his ceramics from the first twenty years of his career as well as his early oils and later more intricate works, his Balinese Icons and Asian works; his drawings; and photographs of him and his family and the many famous people whom he has met in his travels and who have collected his works.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Used.

$245.00

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