Art Technique

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Drawing On the Right Side Of the Brain

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.
The New Drawing On the Right Side Of the Brain

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
Fun With a Pencil

Fun With a Pencil

by Andrew Loomis

Andrew Loomis was born in 1892. After studying art he moved to Chicago, eventually opening his own studio, working in editorial and advertising for most of the top clients at the time including Kellogg's, Coca Cola, Lucky Strike and more. He also became renowned as an art teacher and his instructional books on realist illustration and art are acclaimed classics in the field. He died in 1959.
Drawing a Likeness

Drawing a Likeness

by Douglas R Graves

Douglas R. Graves was born in Denver, Colorado. After a year at Los Angeles Co College in California, he continued his studies at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, where he later returned to teach illustration and figure drawing. He also taught anatomy and figure drawing at the College of DuPage in Illinois. In 1966 he won a Prix de Paris award. Formerly active in commercial art, Graves served as art director at Clinton E. Frank, Inc., Chicago, and at Foote, Cone & Belding. He has also worked as a... Read more
London Lavender

London Lavender

by E V Lucas

Pencil Drawing

Pencil Drawing

by Gene Franks

How To Paint Living Portraits

How To Paint Living Portraits

by Roberta Carter Clark

Watercolor

Watercolor

by Tony Couch

Anatomy For the Artist

Anatomy For the Artist

by Jeno Barcsay

Coloured Pencil Drawing Techniques

Coloured Pencil Drawing Techniques

by Iain Hutton-Jamieson

A Personal Guide To W

A Personal Guide To W

by W Alexander

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Daybook

by Anne Truitt

Anne Truitt?s paintings and sculptures are in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the National Gallery of Art, and many other museums and galleries. She lives in Washington, D.C.
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Great Meals In Minutes

by Time-Life Books

Art Technique Books & Ephemera

Initiation à la restauration des tableaux

Initiation à la restauration des tableaux

by Romain, Jean

Éditions Bornemann, 1978 Photographies en noir et blanc dans et hors texte - figures (dessins) en noir et blanc hors texte.
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CA$29.50
Tarea de Diez Anos

Tarea de Diez Anos

by Burucua, Jose Emilio, Alejandro Bustillo, Mercedes de las Carreras, et al

Buenos Aires: Ediciones Fundacion Antorchas, 2000. Hardcover. VG/VG- light edge wear to dust jacket and some light scuffing.. Burnt orange cloth boards with cream stamped lettering. Glossy black dust jacket with color-illustration and white lettering. 286 pp. Mainly color illustrations. Text in Spanish with an English translation at the end of the book. Includes bibliographical references.
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$140.00
Precepts and Observations on The Art of Colouring in Landscape Painting

Precepts and Observations on The Art of Colouring in Landscape Painting

by Oram, William Esq. (The LAte) arranged from the author's original MS and published by Charles Clark, Esq. F.S.A

London: Printed for White and Cochrane, 1810. Original edition, NOT A REPRINT. Hardcover. VG with light to moderate foxing. Newer 3/4 burgundy leather with 5 raised bands and gilt title and devices on spine. New endpapers. xvi, 104 pp., 6 engraved outline plates with a key to the appropriate coloringand precious pencil doodling along the page edges creating the illusion of movement when flashed. By training an architect, Oram (d. 1777) was noted as a decorative artist and landscape painter in the style... Read more
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$475.00
Manuel complet et simplifie de la peinture a l'huile : suivi du traite de la restauration des tableaux (bound with) L'Aquarelle et le lavis appliques a l'etude de la figure en general, du portrait d'apres nature, du paysage, de la marine, des animaux et des fleurs, par Goupil (bound with) La Miniature mise a la portee de toutes les intelligences (bound with) Le Pastel simplifie et perfectionne (bound with) Traite de paysage mis a la portee de tous (bound with)  Guide du Peintre-Coloriste, comprenant l'enluminage des gravures et lithographies, le coloris du daguerreotype, des vues sur verre pour stereoscope et la retouche de la photographie a l'aquarelle et a l'huile (bound with) Peinture sur porcelaine Decoration et impression de toutes les couleurs d'un seul coup : Suivie de la peinture sur verre, email, stores, ecrans, marbres et de l'art d'executer la vitrau-manotypie ou maniere de faire soi-meme les vitraux factices

Manuel complet et simplifie de la peinture a l'huile : suivi du traite de la restauration des tableaux (bound with) L'Aquarelle et le lavis appliques a l'etude de la figure en general, du portrait d'apres nature, du paysage, de la marine, des animaux et des fleurs, par Goupil (bound with) La Miniature mise a la portee de toutes les intelligences (bound with) Le Pastel simplifie et perfectionne (bound with) Traite de paysage mis a la portee de tous (bound with) Guide du Peintre-Coloriste, comprenant l'enluminage des gravures et lithographies, le coloris du daguerreotype, des vues sur verre pour stereoscope et la retouche de la photographie a l'aquarelle et a l'huile (bound with) Peinture sur porcelaine Decoration et impression de toutes les couleurs d'un seul coup : Suivie de la peinture sur verre, email, stores, ecrans, marbres et de l'art d'executer la vitrau-manotypie ou maniere de faire soi-meme les vitraux factices

by Goupil (and) Horace Vernet (and) Jean-Pierre Thenot (and) Casimer-Lefebvre

Paris: Desloges, 1860. Hardcover. VG-, some wearing of the paper on front cover near edge. 1/2 leather with paper-covered patterned brown boards. Five raised bands Book 1: 62 (2) pp., no illustrations. Books 2: 64 pp., color frontis. Book 3: 47, (1) pp., color frontis. Book 4: 63 (1) pp., color frontis. Book 5: 64 pp, 8 lithographed plates including one folding. Book 6: 45 (1) pp, no illustrations. Book 7: 64 pp., no illustrations. Book 1 OCLC: 79238606 and printed in 1860. Book 2 OCLC: 559720315,... Read more
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$800.00
Surrealism = Shururearisumu ten: Tokyo, Sep. 27 - Nov. 16, 1975, the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Kyoto, Nov. 26, 1975 - Jan. 11, 1976, the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto

Surrealism = Shururearisumu ten: Tokyo, Sep. 27 - Nov. 16, 1975, the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Kyoto, Nov. 26, 1975 - Jan. 11, 1976, the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto

by Kyoto Kokuritsu Kindai Bijutsukan

Tokyo: National Museum of Modern Art, 1975. Softcover. G+/Fair, covers have wear along edges and rubbing, Spine is chipped at bottom. Pages have some fading on edges but does not affect illustrations. ex-library copy.. Pictorial glossy wraps. Approximately 150 pages : illustrations (some color). Text in Japanese and English. Catalog of an exhibition held in Tokyo, Sept. 27-Nov. 16, 1975, at the Kokuritsu Kindai Bijutsukan, and in Kyoto, Nov. 26, 1975-Jan. 11, 1976, at the Kyoto Kokuritsu Kindai... Read more
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$60.00
Patines et Matières

Patines et Matières

by Le Puil, Roger

Dessain et Tolra, 1992 RARE et RECHERCHÉ. « Référence incontournable et inégalée pour les patines décoratives, les vieillissages de peinture et autres techniques permettant d'imiter certaines matières telles que le bronze, le parchemin etc. Schémas explicatifs et illustrations en couleurs. Nombreux modèles.»
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CA$40.37
Le livre illustré en Occident. Du Haut Moyen Âge à nos jours

Le livre illustré en Occident. Du Haut Moyen Âge à nos jours

by Wittek, Martin

Belgique: Bibliothèque Royale Albert 1er, 1977 Catalogue abondamment illustré de 152 planches : XX planches en couleurs et 132 planches en noir et blanc. Table de concordance des cotes des documents exposés avec les numéros du catalogue.
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CA$29.50
Payson, Dunton, & Scribner Manual of Penmanship

Payson, Dunton, & Scribner Manual of Penmanship

by Payson, J.W. with S. Dunton, W.M. Scribner, and A.S. Manson

New York: Potter, Ainsworth, and Company, 1881. Revised Edition. Hardcover. VG- clean, tight contents; agent's stamp and an ink triangle on title page. Covers worn at hinge with a 2-inch piece missing from outer layer at head of spine.. Dark maroon pebbled leather with gilt script. x, 112 with 13 bw plates. A serious but delightful text on everything related to teaching the art of proper penmanship: methods of teaching and organizing classes, position, penholding, movements, spacing, shading,... Read more
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$100.00
Fun with a Pencil

Fun with a Pencil

by Loomis, Andrew

The Viking Press. Very Good-. 1970. Eighteenth Printing. Hardcover. 0670332356 . Hardcover. 1970. The Viking Press. 120 pages. Some corners worn thru, else Very Good Minus condition. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages .
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$60.00
Peinture sur meubles : Inspiration Renaissance italienne et motifs d'art populaire, Edition bilingue français-anglais

Peinture sur meubles : Inspiration Renaissance italienne et motifs d'art populaire, Edition bilingue français-anglais

by Besenval, Jean-Pierre; Madéo, Luigi

France: L'Inédite, 2009 Jean-Pierre Besenval et Luigi Madéo pratiquent la peinture sur meubles depuis de nombreuses années, s'inspirant essentiellement de motifs empruntes à la peinture de la Renaissance italienne ou de l'art populaire. Édition bilingue français-anglais. exemplaire de bibliothèque en très bon état
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CA$29.00
Vasari on Technique: being the introduction to the three arts of design, architecture, sculpture and painting, prefixed to the lives of the most excellent painters, sculptors and architects

Vasari on Technique: being the introduction to the three arts of design, architecture, sculpture and painting, prefixed to the lives of the most excellent painters, sculptors and architects

by Vasari, Giorgio

London: J. M. Dent & Company, 1907. Hardcover. G+ (No dj; scattered instances of slight foxing on the interior pages; most text and plates are clear.). Navy cloth, gilt letters on spine, gilt top edges, xxiv, 328 pp. 18 bw plates + diagrams. The original English translation of Vasari's seminal account of methods and materials. Quite useful for those interested in Renaisance artists and techniques. Divided into sections addressing architecture, sculpture, and painting. Note that this is a... Read more
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$110.00
Matériaux du céramiste québécois: argiles et minéraux à glaçures

Matériaux du céramiste québécois: argiles et minéraux à glaçures

by Cloutier, Julien G

Québec: Centre de formation et de consultation en métiers d'art, 1985 RARE. « Cet ouvrage révèle des moyens d'identifier et d'étudier les propriétés céramiques de notre sol. Il se veut un outil de référence. L'ensemble contient de nombreuses informations techniques et des résultats de recherche.»
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CA$47.45
Sketching School

Sketching School

by Martin, Judy

Pleasantville, NY: Reader's Digest, 1994. Hard cover book and DJ. New condition. . Hard Cover. New/New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$15.00
Copybook of Commonly Used Characters - (Two) (Chinese Edition)

Copybook of Commonly Used Characters - (Two) (Chinese Edition)

by Ben, She

China: Shanghai Painting and Calligraphy Press, 1998 Used every word and quote 2 (Chinese Edition) by SHANG HAI SHU HUA CHU BAN SHE. Ink spots on back cover.
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CA$27.11
The Technique of the Color Wood-Cut

The Technique of the Color Wood-Cut

by Phillips, Walter J

New York: Brown-Robertson, 1926. Hardcover. Good. wear & foxing to cover edges; speckled wear to blue spine cloth. tanning to pastedowns & flyleafs from dustjacket. dustjacket has edge-wear w/ erroded sections; covers scuffed, marked, smudged & foxed.. Gray and blue cloth boards with gilt stamped lettering. 63 pp. Color frontispiece, BW and color illustrations. tan dustjacket w/ light green design & red printing; protective plastic cover. Pages have instances of foxing. Foxing is light, but in moderate... Read more
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$120.00
Lectures on Architecture and Painting Delivered at Edinburgh in November, 1853

Lectures on Architecture and Painting Delivered at Edinburgh in November, 1853

by Ruskin, John

NY: John Wiley, 1854. 1st American Edition. Hardcover. VG, a clean and solid copy with light foxing, here and there more moderate. The name "Joshua Coolidge, Belmont Street, Watertown, Mass" is written on the front free endpaper. Brown cloth. 189+ pp. Illustrated with 15 lithographed plates ["Sarony & Co. Lith N. Y."] with tissue guards. A lovely first edition (American) of this important publication.
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$110.00
Poster Design

Poster Design

by J. I. Biegeleisen

New York: Greenberg, 1945. Hardcover. VG, some wear to case, endsheets browning, interior otherwise clean and tight. Black cloth binding with pink lettering. [4] 100 pp. Plates in B&W and some color. A guide to beginning a career in poster design.
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$35.00
A Brief History of Wood-Engraving From its Invention

A Brief History of Wood-Engraving From its Invention

by Cundall, Joseph

London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1895. Hardcover. VG. Olive green boards with gilt stamped lettering and BW illustration. ix, 132 pp. BW illustrations. Contents: On Pictures of Saints, On the Block Books of the Fifteenth Century, The Block Books of the Fifteenth Century, Block Book, On Wood-Engraving in Italy in the Fifteenth-Century, On Wood-Engraving in France in the Fifteenth Century, Wood-Engraving in England in the Fifteenth Century, Wood-Engraving in Germany in the Sixteenth Century,... Read more
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$75.00
The Artistic Anatomy of Cattle and Sheep

The Artistic Anatomy of Cattle and Sheep

by Hawkins, B. Waterhouse

London: Winsor and Newton, 1876. Fourth Edition. Paperback. Poor. Covers heavily foxed, soiled, and ripped on front corners. Sticker from previous owner on front page. Heavy foxing in text and on page edges. Binding is loose; many pages detached from spine.. Yellow wraps with black designs and lettering. 51 pp. IX BW plates and 2 figures. Discusses techniques on drawing livestock based on their anatomical structure. Back section of book is a large advertisement/catalogue with the title "Winsor... Read more
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$35.00
Papermaking. The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft

Papermaking. The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft

by Hunter, Dard

U.S.A.: Dover Publications, Inc., 1978 Over 320 illustrations. « The classic work on papermaking, this book traces the craft's history from its invention in China to its introductions in Europe and America. The foremost authority on the subject covers tools and materials; hand moulds; pressing, drying, and sizing; hand- and machine-made paper; watermarking; and more.»
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CA$29.50
Understanding Watercolors

Understanding Watercolors

by Mallalieu, H.L

Suffolk, England: Antique Collector's Club, 1988. Hardcover. 223pp. [8-5/8" X 11"] VG+ / VG+ dj.
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$15.00
Boîtes. Projets à réaliser illustrés pas à pas.

Boîtes. Projets à réaliser illustrés pas à pas.

by Anonyme

France: Celiv (Collection Grands manuels - les objets), 1997 Couv. et jaquette illustrées en coul.; 27 cm. Ouvrage abondamment ill. en coul. « Ce manuel est dédié à ceux qui bricolent, s'amusent à créer, décorer la maison. Propose des idées, des projets illustrés pas à pas, des conseils et des trucs du métier.»
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CA$29.50
Drawing the Human Form: Methods, Sources, Concepts

Drawing the Human Form: Methods, Sources, Concepts

by Berry, William A

Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1994. Second Edition. Softcover. VG-. Minor shelf wear, minor soiling on cover. Contents are clean and tight.. White, BW illustrated wraps. xi; 306 pp. Profuse BW illustrations. A valuable textbook for anyone who wants to improve their figural drawing skills.
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$29.99
The art of chromolithography. Popularly explained and illustrated by forty-four plates showing separate impressions of all the stones employed: and all the progressive printings in combination, from the first colour to the finished picture

The art of chromolithography. Popularly explained and illustrated by forty-four plates showing separate impressions of all the stones employed: and all the progressive printings in combination, from the first colour to the finished picture

by AUDSLEY, GEORGE ASHDOWN

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883. Hardbound. Binding worn, bookplate. Textblock is tight and crisp. Some browning to paper edges. 3" tear thru edge of pages 3/4, not into text. Perforation stamps to all plates. Golden cloth utility library binding. (vi)+24 pp with 44 plates by Lemercier & Co. A terrific working copy of this classic and informative descriptive text. Fabulous plates. Because of the perforation stamps to the plates, sold as a reference copy.
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$750.00
Geometrical Design Coloring Book

Geometrical Design Coloring Book

by Horemis, Spyros

Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 1973. Fine condition, as new, never used. Coloring book featuring 46 original designs, in geometrical designs.. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$7.50