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BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia
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An Introduction to Drawing
Turn the pages of An Introduction to Drawing — and discover an exciting art couse that teaches you how to work in this expressive, versatile medium. An Introduction to Drawing is a practical guide to a wide rage of drawing techniques. More than 300 photographs guide the beginner through a series of exercises designed to teach all the essentials of drawing. Revealing projects focus on professional drawings, all shown in the making so novices can follow the creative process step-by-step. Unique gallery pages display works of masters — drawing that will instruct and inspire every student of the medium. Packed with specially commissioned artworks, clear instruction, and easy-to-follow exercises, The DK Art School offers idea courses for “armchair” art students. The DK Art School series is a new way to learn, improve, or master drawing and painting skills. Carefully constructed courses ensure that you gain both the confidence and the know-how to create imaginative, beautiful pictures. With individual volumes on subjects like still life, portraiture, or landscape, in specific media such as oil, watercolor, or acrylic, The DK Art school series offers something for everyone, and builds into a unique collection of practical art books.
Art That Changed the World: Transformative Art Movements and the Paintings That Inspired Them
Art That Changed the World tells the story of every major art style, movement by movement, giving art lovers a visual timeline showing key paintings that sparked each transition and explaining major events that shaped their evolution.
Each section features a lavish double-page image of an influential painting that defines each artistic style. Seminal works of genius are portrayed in their historical context, with attention paid to the culture of the time and the lives of their creators.
Botany for the Artist: An Inspirational Guide to Drawing Plants
Following the success of Anatomy for the Artist and Sketch Book for the Artist, Botany for the Artist teaches readers in step-by-step illustrations and expert narrative instruction how to master the art of drawing plants. Page after page of beautiful, detailed photographs complement Sarah Simblet s illustrations showing how an understanding of botany really helps you to draw plants; drawing classes provide a wealth of practical how-to advice; and pages from Sarah’s own sketchbooks as well as inspirational master classes reveal how other artists-from 17th century masters to contemporary botanical illustrators-have portrayed plants throughout the years. This lavishly illustrated book will not only be the definitive guide for those wishing to master the art of drawing plants, but a sumptuous gift book for all those passionate about plants and how they are portrayed in art.
An Introduction to Acrylics (DK Art School)
The DK Art School series provides all the fundamental techniques both adult and juvenile artists need. At the heart of each book are twelve projects that explore the methods of the great masters. Each specially commissioned painting is broken down in step-by-step color photos that show every stage of its creation. Lists of materials, subjects, and techniques complete each volume. 300 color photos.