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From the author of the world's most popular drawing instruction manual Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, this new book helps you discover a new way of drawing and problem solving. Betty Edwards reveals the role our dominant eye plays in how we perceive, create, and are seen by those around us. Research shows that much like being right-handed or left-handed, each of us has a dominant eye, corresponding to the dominant side of our brain - either verbal or perceptual
Get an introduction to using the color wheel and discover the key aspects of color, such as warm, cool, pale, and bright. Then, delve into moods and color and see how a wide variety of palettes can come across as earthy, powerful, regal, calm, dependable, and more. In this book you'll discover: Hundreds of organized color palettes that can be used for a variety of art and design projects. Why certain colors attract. How colors evoke certain moods. Advice on choosing the best colors to work with. A CMYK process color chart and color swatches to make choosing colors and palettes easy.
Summary: "Just as words are formed by combinations of A to Z, every piece of design work begins with a fundamental element that can be enhanced or expanded into meaningfully informative and aesthetically pleasing results. DOT LINE SHAPE is a comprehensive collection of projects that manifest the three elements in inspiring ways, whether they are used as conceptual focal points, building blocks for complex patterns, or visual expressions of infinite possibilities."--back cover.
Taking a practical approach to colour, Colour: A workshop for artists and designers is an invaluable resource for art students and professionals alike. With its sequence of specially designed assignments and in-depth discussions, it effectively bridges the gap between colour theory and practice to inspire confidence and understanding in anyone working with colour. This third edition is updated with more contemporary examples drawn not just from painting, but from textiles, graphic design, illustration and animation. An expanded discussion of digital techniques, new assignments and a refreshed design have all been brought together to create a highly readable and relevant text.
The book is divided into three sections: 'Studio Space', which focuses on drawing within four walls; 'Open Space', which ventures out into the cityscapes and landscapes around us; and 'Inner Space', which returns to the living, feeling, drawing person. Each section is comprehensively illustrated with a wealth of drawings, prints and paintings by faculty and alumni of the Royal Drawing School, works by established artists past and present, and photographs of artists at work.
Haunting and poignant, this collection of portraits from renowned Melbourne artist, George Petrou portrays a spirit like no other - the Anzac spirit. Australians from all walks of life have served our great nation with gallantry and sacrifice - ordinary people who displayed mateship, resilience and devotion to duty.
Beguiled by the Wild by Charley Harper (Artist); Roger A. Caras; Brett Harper (Foreword by)
Publication Date: 2015
New edition featuring over 100 animal-inspired artworks by American artist Charley Harper. Includes commentary by the artist/author"-
This richly illustrated treasury showcases the finest examples of celestial cartography - a glorious genre of map-making often overlooked by modern map books - as well as medieval manuscripts, masterpiece paintings, ancient star catalogues, antique instruments and other appealing curiosities