Have you seen the Waste Land documentary? It's about the largest landfill in the world in Brazil where people make a living out of garbage in the dump. Until artist Vik Muniz comes and Art is born out of rubbish materials and ends up in Phillips, an auction house in London, one of the most important in contemporary art. Inspired? Through Trashures useless garbage will become indispensable to your project. You can also get to know how other artists reacted to the transition from useless, scrap, ordinary things to unique pieces of art, ingenious assemblages of beautiful and smart designed new products.
For whoever has an eye for it, there is beauty in everything, from rubbish to stuff that is plain useless. This book features fifteen international artists who work with rubbish, showcases some of their projects, and includes a DIY spread for a project by every artist.
Wonders of nature: Original artwork numbered for coloring provides creative relaxation.
Each book in the Brilliantly Vivid Color-by-Number series presents 30 pieces of numbered original artwork by Italian artist F. Sehnaz Bac, renowned for the stunning palettes of her whimsical painted rock designs. Animal Friends includes beloved pets, forest friends, and exotic creatures, all numbered for vibrant coloring in markers, colored pencils, crayons, or paints, along with coloring instruction (with a color key) and four bonus full-color prints. Simply color in each numbered space with the corresponding color in the color key, or explore your unique creative path and fill the spaces with your own palette. Relax, unwind, and be creative as you color in these lovely pieces of art. Once you've enjoyed these designs, you'll want to try Sehnaz's two other Brilliantly Vivid Color-by-Number books: Birds and Butterflies, which features her popular and iconic songbirds and owls, delicate butterflies and dragonflies, and other beautiful motifs; and Flowers and Mandalas, which includes her dazzling mandalas and fun and fanciful blooms.
Helps the reader gain access to right-brain functions, which affect artistic and creative abilities, by teaching drawing through unusual exercises designed to increase visual skills. Simultaneous. Hardcover available. 35,000 first printing.
Inspire your creative spirit--everyday!
Whether you're a beginner or an experienced artist, Art Escapes provides the ideas and encouragement you need to discover greater creativity and artistic confidence, even when you're short on time. Professional artist and instructor Dory Kanter shows you how to:
- Experience more fun and greater confidence drawing and painting.
- Express yourself and experiment everyday with an art journal.
- Reinterpret daily life with simple, beautiful sketches.
- Find painting inspiration in unexpected places.
- Paint freely, intuitively and passionately with a simple four-step approach.
- Create new forms of art, including watercolor mosaics, paper weavings and found object collages.
You'll also find 13 drawing, watercolor, mixed media, and assemblage projects, plus several page-a-day ideas.
With Art Escapes, you'll learn how to build an art habit, one that brings joy with every stroke of your brush.
Visions of future worlds have always captured the imaginations.Images of towering cyber-cityscapes, awesome uninhabitable planetary worlds, sleek super-cars and space cruisers, strange mutant beings, and terrifying alien life forms have spilled from the feverish minds of fantasy sci-fi illustrators for as long as the genre has existed. Today, as more and more artists are switching from traditional media to the digital world of computers, the images being created are breathtakingly realistic.
Featuring works from the world's best sci-fi artists, Digital Sci-Fi Art begins with an examination of the traditional styles and sources of sci-fi imagery then analyzes the new digital tools available to today's illustrators. The heart of the book comprises a detailed survey of the key techniques involved in creating digital sci-fi art -- with step-by-step walkthroughs showing how specially-created pieces are produced. The book ends with a showcase of some of the best contemporary work being produced anywhere in the world.
- Study shapes within a composition and draw them realistically
- Use value, light and shading to add life and depth to any portrait
- Render tricky details, including eyes, noses, mouths and hair Proven, hands-on exercises and before-and-after examples from Parks' students ensure instant success It's all the guidance and inspiration you need to draw realistic faces with precision, confidence and style
Create astonishing artwork with crayons
Crayons aren't just for kids anymore Sculptors use them whole, bundling thousands of crayons to create environmental and installation-size sculptures. Carvers pierce and reshape crayons with scalpels, turning them into mini totems, helixes, and portrait busts. Landscape and still-life artists layer crayon shades in works on paper that rival paintings in their subtlety and depth. What will you do?
The Art of Crayon will guide you through a gallery of works by contemporary artists who use crayons as a diverse and dynamic medium. Each chapter includes a specific style of crayon artwork, complete with engaging projects from author Lorraine Bell to help you learn different techniques. From sculpture, to carving, to melted wax and drawing, you'll soon become a master crayon artist
This stunning book gets to the heart of the exciting contemporary wallpaper scene. Dividing the book into the three main areas of design - pasted pictures, fabulous florals and architectural illusions each section starts with what is happening now, then traces the history back through the key moments, developments, designers and manufacturers to the origins of the style. New young designers and established manufacturers, funky new layered images and classic designs, the latest visual technology and hand-painted historical scenes.
Each section also explains how to use this type of wallpaper in a variety of ways and rooms to obtain different effects. Expert advice on working out color schemes, mixing florals with geometrics, using large and small prints, zoning and other techniques is included.