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.
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.
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
Daybook

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.
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

A Personal Guide To W

A Personal Guide To W

by W Alexander

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

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Great Meals In Minutes

by Time-Life Books

Art Technique Books & Ephemera

Painting after Postmodernism: Belgium - USA

Painting after Postmodernism: Belgium - USA

by Rose, Barbara

Tielt: Lannoo, 2016. Hardcover. VG, corners slightly worn.. Illustrated board covers, no dj. 237 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits. What comes after postmodernism? In her new book 'Painting after Postmodernism', the catalogue at the autumn exhibition of the same name and grand in Brussels, Barbara Rose - the American equivalent of Susan Sontag - explores how artists rediscovered and invented painting after the excesses of postmodernism. She confronts the work of Belgian painters with... Read more
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$50.00
DRAWING HUMAN ANATOMY

DRAWING HUMAN ANATOMY

by Civardi, Giovanni

Cassell Illustrated. Near Fine. 1995. Reprint. Paperback. 0289800897 .
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$13.35
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
Woodcut.

Woodcut.

by Sternberg, Harry and Ted Davies

New York: Pitman Publishing Corporation, 1962.. No. 40 in the Pitman $1.00 Art Books series. [32] pp.; illustrated. VG+ in oblong staple-bound wraps.
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$25.00
The Art Of Watercolor Painting : B - 374

The Art Of Watercolor Painting : B - 374

by Brooks, Walter

A Grumbacher Library Book. Very Good. 1966. Soft Cover. KB#003142: Original price of $1.00 is printed on front cover. Book is #B-374 of the Grumbacher Library Series. Many pages are done in full color. "Step by step instruction and demonstration of techniques for painting flowers, still life, landscapes and seascapes in watercolor and polymer, the newest painting medium for the artist. Hot-To-Do-It Lessons in painting planned and illustrated by professional artists. " Scarce, Out Of... Read more
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$20.00
Polygraphice: or, The arts of drawing, engraving, etching, limning, painting, washing, varnishing, gilding, colouring, dying, beautifying and perfuming

Polygraphice: or, The arts of drawing, engraving, etching, limning, painting, washing, varnishing, gilding, colouring, dying, beautifying and perfuming

by Salmon, William; Pierre-Jean Fabre

London: T. Passinger, 1685. Hardcover. Fair, front board detached, leather cracking, foxing, very occasional marginalia from previous owner, pages missing as noted above. Brown full leather binding with blind debossing on spine. Marbled endsheets at back. 767 pp. Lacking frontispiece, engraved title, and several plates. I. The one hundred and twelve chymical arcanums of Petrus Johannes Faber ... II. An abstract of choice chymical preparation, fitted for vulgar use, for curing most diseases incident to... Read more
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$750.00
PYROGRAPHY DESIGNS.

PYROGRAPHY DESIGNS.

by Gregory, Norma

Lewes, East Essex : Guild of Master Craftsman , 2002. 111 pp, 10 7/8" H. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs & designs. "Here is a collection for pyrographers to use without fear of copyright infringement. Norma Gregory, a pyrographer for nearly 20 years, shares her designs with other enthusiasts for the craft, and has supplied additional elements that can be combined to create hundreds of new images. Her clear text explains the best method for tracing the designs... Read more
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$15.00
Airbrush Technique of Photographic Retouching

Airbrush Technique of Photographic Retouching

by King, Walter, S and Alfred L Slade

Chicago: Paasche Airbrush Co, 1965. Revised Edition. Softcover; stapled wraps. Very Good. Very good condition with usual edge wear and rubbing to cover. Mild back cover crease. No marks.
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$6.00
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
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
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 hardbound... Read more
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$110.00
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

by Betty Edwards

Penguin Publishing Group, 1989. Paperback. Good. Former library book; Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$5.99
The Mountain Artisans Quilting Book

The Mountain Artisans Quilting Book

by Lewis, Alfred Allan

New York: Macmillan, 1974. Fading on edges of boards, edgewear and small tears to DJ. 179 page book showing the techniques of American quilting, produced by the Mountain Artisans group of Charleston, West Virginia. . Hard Cover. Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$5.00
Chinese Bamboo Handiicrafts - Zhongguo zhu gong yi (Mandarin - English Edition)

Chinese Bamboo Handiicrafts - Zhongguo zhu gong yi (Mandarin - English Edition)

by Zhang, Qisheng; Cheng, Weishan

China - Zhongguo: China Forestry Publishing House - Zhongguo lin ye chu ban she, 1997 BILINGUAL BOOK : MANDARIN - ENGLISH. Green embossed binding; dustjacket is bright & clean. Profusely illustrated with colour photographies depicting a multitude of magnificent hanmade objects.
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CA$99.50
Schriften Zur Perspektive

Schriften Zur Perspektive

by Lambert, Johann Heinrich and Max Steck

Berlin: Georg Luttke, 1943. Hardcover. VG (soiling and shelfwear to boards and spine. Pages are brittle. Age toning to pages but otherwise text and illustrations are clean and clear.). Tan boards with brown lettering, tan cloth spine with gilt lettering, XIII, (5), 496 pp, profusely illustrated throughout in bw. Text in German. Contents include: Das Manuscript "Anlage zur Persktive" von 1752--Der I. Teil des Hauptwerks "Freye Perspektive" von 1759--Der II. Teil des Hauptwerks "Anmerkungen und Zusätze"... Read more
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$50.00
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
Creative Painting From Photographs

Creative Painting From Photographs

by De Reyna, Rudy

Pitman Pub/financial Times, 1975. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$7.83
Sam Kieth Sketchbook #1 (Sam Kieth Collection)

Sam Kieth Sketchbook #1 (Sam Kieth Collection)

by Kieth, Sam; Kieth, Sam

IDW Publishing, 2010-03-16. Paperback. Very Good. Clean, unmarked interior text, no highlighting, underlining or writing. Softcover book is clean and bright, shows a bit of edge, corner, shelf wear. No rips, chips, stains or tears. A currently OOP (out of print), uncommon, or hard to find book. Ships quickly and with care.
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$89.92
Enamelling: A Comparative Account of the Development and Practice of the Art

Enamelling: A Comparative Account of the Development and Practice of the Art

by Day, Lewis F

London: B.T. Batsford, 1907. Hardcover. Good. Clean with no extraneous marks but does have age toning to page margins. Tight binding, but signature/pp. 135-38 are detached in place. Art school ex-lib. with usual marks.. Decorative blue cloth with art nouveau lettering. Black cloth tape at spine. xxv + 222 pp. with 115 bw illustrations. Sewn binding. A volume of The Course of Art and Workmanship. Covers the history of enamelling, jewellers' enamel, painter's enamel, and enamels colors.
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$24.99
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
By Southern Hands: A Celebration of Craft Traditions in the South

By Southern Hands: A Celebration of Craft Traditions in the South

by Arnow, Jan

Birmingham, AL: Oxmoor House, 1987. Hard Cover VG in a VG DJ. Sections on woodworking, sewing, toymaking, broommaking, weaving, pottery and metalworking, in crafts in the Southern USA. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$7.50
How to Grasp the Bird's Tail If You Don't Speak Chinese (English and Chinese Edition)

How to Grasp the Bird's Tail If You Don't Speak Chinese (English and Chinese Edition)

by Schorre, Jane; Chang, Margaret Scrogin; Chang, Margaret Scrogin [Illustrator]

North Atlantic Books, 2000-04-01. Paperback. Very Good. First ed. Clean, unmarked interior text, no highlighting, underlining or writing. Softcover is clean and bright, shows a bit of edge, corner, shelf wear, no rips, chips, stains or tears. First edition, First Printing, Full Print Line Displayed. North Atlantic Books (2000). Ships quickly and with care. Thank you for shopping with us.
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$39.98
A Basic Formal Hand.

A Basic Formal Hand.

by Goines, David Lance

Berkeley, CA: St. Heironymous Press, 1976.. Third revised edition, 1979. Printed wraps. Folio. 15 x 10 inches. [48] pp. Fine.
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$45.00
WATERCOLOR PAINTING: A DIALOGUE

WATERCOLOR PAINTING: A DIALOGUE

by MacDonald, Murray & Blakey, Janis

The Faculty of Education, University of Alberta. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. 0888649703 . Oblong (9.5 x 12.5"). Hardcover & pages are clean & unmarked other than small inscription to corner of first endpage. Slight wear to spine ends & corners. Jacket has moderate edgewear and several small edge tears, age tanning and light soiling, jacket not clipped. This book is a conversation with Murray MacDonald, one of Alberta's foremost waterpaint... Read more
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$39.50