Artificial Darkness: An Obscure History of Modern Art and Media by Noam M. Elcott
2016 | ISBN: 022632897X | English | 312 pages | PDF | 12 MB
Darkness has a history and a uniquely modern form. Distinct from night, shadows, and artificial light, “artificial darkness” has been overlooked—until now. In fact, controlled darkness was essential to the rise of photography and cinema, science and spectacle, and a century of advanced art and film. Artificial Darkness is the first book to historicize and theorize this phenomenon and map its applications across a range of media and art forms.
The Art of Chalk: Techniques and Inspiration for Creating Art with Chalk by Tracy Lee Stum
2016 | ISBN: 1631590669 | English | 160 pages | PDF/EPUB | 42 MB/43 MB
Chalk, a ubiquitous and versatile implement made from limestone, is much more than a humble tool for jotting impermanent notes. With a wide range of uses in art and design, chalk is quickly becoming a favorite of artists around the world to create impressive works of art.
The Art of Finding Dory by John Lasseter, Steve Pilcher, Andrew Stanton
2016 | ISBN: 1452122245 | English | 176 pages | EPUB | 109 MB
What can Dory remember? Who are her parents? In Finding Dory, Pixar Animation Studios sets out to answer these questions, to the delight of Finding Nemo fans. The Art of Finding Dory offers a look at the creative process behind the making of this much-anticipated sequel, shining a light on the many inspiring and beautiful layers of creation the artists at the studio explored during years of development.
Dorothea Eimert, "Art of the 20th Century"
ISBN: 1781602352 | 2014 | PDF | 544 pages | 108 MB
The 20th century was a revolutionary period in art history. In the span of a few short years, Modernism exploded into being, disrupting centuries of classical figurative tradition to create something entirely new.
Japanese Tattoos: History * Culture * Design by Brian Ashcraft and Hori Benny
English | 2016 | ISBN: 480531351X | 160 pages | EPUB | 41 MB
Thinking of getting a Japanese-style tattoo? Want to avoid a permanent mistake? Japanese Tattoos is an insider's look at the world of Japanese irezumi (tattoos).
The Art of Soldering for Jewelry Makers:Techniques and Projects by Wing Mun DeVenney
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1438002637 | 160 pages | PDF | 28 MB
Soldering–the art of permanently joining metal components with a torch and solder–is seen as a challenge by many crafters. This comprehensive volume takes the mystery out of this misunderstood technique with clear instruction for jewelers of all levels. Designer and jewelry industry insider Wing Mun Devenny gives the reader–
The Art of Frozen by Charles Solomon
2013 | ISBN: 1452117160 | English | 168 pages | EPUB | 47 MB
In Walt Disney Animation Studios upcoming film, Frozen, the fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff—to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. The Art of Frozen features concept art from the making of the film—including character studies and sculpts, color scripts, storyboards, and more—alongside interviews with the film's artists about the making of this comedy-adventure.
Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0761169253, 0606368868 | 160 pages | PDF | 6,5 MB
You don’t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That’s the message from Austin Kleon, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, Steal Like an Artist is a guide whose positive message, graphic look and illustrations, exercises, and examples will put readers directly in touch with their artistic side.
The Art of Up by Tim Hauser
2009 | ISBN: 0811866025 | English | 160 pages | EPUB | 24 MB
After Toy Story, Ratatouille, WALLE, and other award-winning blockbusters, where else could Pixar Animation Studios go but UP? Their latest film is the heartwarming story of Carl Fredrickson (voiced by Ed Asner), a 78-year-old widower who feels that life has passed him byuntil a twist of fate takes him on a journey across the globe. UP is set to take off on May 29, 2009.
The Art of Inside Out by Pete Docter, Amy Poehler
2015 | ISBN: 1452135185 | English | 176 pages | EPUB | 27 MB
From an adventurous balloon ride above the clouds to a monster-filled metropolis, Academy Award®-winning director Pete Docter ("Monsters, Inc.," "Up") has taken audiences to unique and imaginative places. In Disney•Pixar's original movie " Inside Out," he will take us to the most extraordinary location of all—inside the mind.
The Art of Painting Animals: Learn to create beautiful animal portraits in oil, acrylic, and watercolor by Maury Aaseng
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1600584764 | 144 pages | PDF | 42 MB
In The Art of Painting Animals, aspiring painters will learn how to work with oil, acrylic, and watercolor paints to bring their favorite animals to life on paper or canvas.
The Art of Painting Flowers in Oil & Acrylic: Discover simple step-by-step techniques for painting an array of flowers and plants by David Lloyd Glover
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1633220133 | 144 pages | PDF | 37 MB
This comprehensive book opens with a guide to essential information on the necessary tools and materials for both sketching and painting, including pencils, paints and brushes, palettes, supports, and mediums. In addition to learning about basic drawing and painting techniques and color theory, readers will learn how to create compelling compositions, achieve depth, and render realistic textures.
The Art of Whimsical Stitching: Creative Stitch Techniques and Inspiring Projects by Joanne Sharpe
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1632502054 | 144 pages | PDF | 65 MB
Paint, Stitch, Play!
In The Art of Whimsical Stitching, bestselling author and teacher Joanne Sharpe shares her favorite, go-to methods for creating exuberant stitch art. If you're a sewer or quilter, you'll take your stitching in a new direction with paints, markers, and dyes. If you're a mixed-media artist, you'll learn to embellish your work with stitching.
Fantasy Art: Learn How to Draw Amazing Fantasy Girls (Fantasy Art Drawing Course Book 2) by Jong Mac
English | April 14, 2016 | ASIN: B01EB93H7I | 96 Pages | AZW3/MOBI/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 14.69 MB
This book contains background information on the topic of women in a fantasy context. In addition, you will find pictures and step-by-step instructions on how to draw the various figures that are shown. This book is designed to help you become a better artist, especially with regards to the depiction of the female form.
The Art of the Good Dinosaur by Peter Sohn, John Lasseter
2015 | ISBN: 1452122202 | English | 168 pages | PDF | 137 MB
What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? The Good Dinosaur takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. Showcasing the stunning artwork from the film's creation—including sketches, storyboards, maquette sculpts, colorscripts, and much more—The Art of The Good Dinosaur offers the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at the research and design that went into the making of this innovative film.
Art in Minutes by Susie Hodge
2016 | ISBN: 168144481X | English | 416 pages | EPUB | 111 MB
This concise yet comprehensive guide to the history of art is the perfect handbook for all would-be art buffs. Art historian Susie Hodge takes you on a whistle-stop international tour of all the major philosophies, movements, phases, developments, artists, and themes, from prehistoric art to Hyperrealism. Other concepts covered include Greek classicism, Gothic art, the Renaissance, Baroque, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, Cubism, surrealism, Pop art, and Minimalism.
Winged Fantasy: Draw and Paint Magical and Mythical Creatures by Brenda Lyons
2014 | ISBN: 1440335303 | English | 144 pages | EPUB/AZW3 | 38 MB/40 MB
Create fantasy creatures in watercolor!
Zen Doodle Oodles of Doodles by Tonia Jenny
2015 | ISBN: 1440336598 | English | 128 pages | EPUB | 31 MB
Bring on the tangles!
In Zen Doodle Oodles of Doodles, you'll find even more stunning doodle art from all around the world. With more than 100 original designs, you're sure to love these gorgeous patterns brimming with the latest tangles and techniques that will inspire your doodling dreams. Then take your tangles to the next level with step-by-step instructions for creating everything from traditional doodle tiles to Zendala, to your favorite tangled art; it's all here!
Mastering Fantasy Art - Drawing Dynamic Characters: People, Poses, Creatures and More by John Stanko
2014 | ISBN: 1440329583 | English | 144 pages | EPUB | 23 MB
Bring the power of realism to your fantasy drawings!
Great fantasy art transports viewers to a realm where the impossible becomes less so, and all manner of strange beasts and beings dwell. It takes more than fierce imagination to create these worlds. Great reference photos make it easier to draw what you actually see, providing that all-important link to reality that allows fantasy art to take flight.
Finger Painting Weekend Workshop: A Beginner's Guide to Creating Brush-Free Works of Art by Iris Scott
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1631061437 | 160 pages | EPUB | 76 MB
Working with rich oil colors, Iris Scott will show you how to create a simple, brush-free impressionist painting just using your fingers!