Art Instruction

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CREATIVITY: A SHORT AND CHEERFUL GUIDE

Written by Cleese, John
The legendary comedian, actor, and writer of Monty Python, Fawlty Towers, and A Fish Called Wanda fame shares his key ideas about creativity: that it's a learnable, improvable skill. "Many people have written about creativity, but although they were very, very clever, they weren't actually creative.
September 8, 2020 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) |
$14.00
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DRAWING ON THE DOMINANT EYE: DECODING THE WAY WE PERCEIVE, CREATE, AND LEARN

Written by Edwards, Betty
A fascinating follow-up to the beloved bestseller Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain--with new insights about creativity and our unique way of seeing the world around us Millions of readers have embraced art teacher Betty Edwards's Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, from art students and teachers to established artists, corporate trainers, and more--all discoverin
October 27, 2020 | Hardcover | Tarcherperigee | 160 Pages |
$27.00
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HOLEY BIBLE: A NEW VIEW FOR PEOPLE WHO LOOK FOR THE POSITIVES IN LIFE

Written by Ibbotson, Tony
The Hole-y Bible is a book that helps us to more easily spot the "holes" in our thinking, hence the title. It shows how you can orchestrate personal and professional breakthroughs deliberately. It does not promise you will become creatively enlightened.
October 20, 2020 | Paperback | Bis Publishers | 160 Pages |
$24.99
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200 WORDS TO HELP YOU TALK ABOUT ART

Written by Street, Ben
Have you have ever felt at a disadvantage when joining in a conversation on a subject that you aren't confident about? If yes, this new book series is for you. Each book features definitions of two hundred words frequently used to describe and discuss a smart subject.
October 27, 2020 | Hardcover | Laurence King |
$14.99
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COLORING BOOK OF MINDFULNESS: 50 QUOTES AND DESIGNS TO HELP YOU FOCUS, SLOW DOWN, DE-STRESS

Written by Quadrille Publishing
The Coloring Book of Mindfulness includes line illustrations of the natural world, from flowers and trees, to butterflies and birds, that are specially designed to be colored in.
January 5, 2016 | Paperback | Quadrille Publishing |
$12.99
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DO MAKE: THE POWER OF YOUR OWN TWO HANDS

Written by Otter, James
We are all makers. From brewing our morning coffee to folding a paper aeroplane, we find it satisfying to create something that didn't exist before. And it isn't just about the outcome. Making requires us to slow down and become absorbed in the process: an antidote to our fast-paced world. James Otter is an award-winning wooden surfboard maker with a passion for craftsmanship - and the ocean.
September 8, 2020 | Paperback | Do Book Company |
$14.95
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INKTOBER ALL YEAR LONG: YOUR INDISPENSABLE GUIDE TO DRAWING WITH INK

Written by Parker, Jake
The Inktober Handbook is the definitive guide to drawing in ink from Inktober founder Jake Parker. This book offers veteran inkists and novice practitioners alike the resources they need to reach the finish line of a month-long drawing challenge--any time of year!
October 20, 2020 | Paperback | Chronicle Books |
$19.95
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DYNAMIC HUMAN ANATOMY: AN ARTIST'S GUIDE TO STRUCTURE, GESTURE, AND THE FIGURE IN MOTION

Written by Osti, Roberto
An essential visual guide for artists to the mastery and use of advanced human anatomy skills in the creation of figurative art. Dynamic Human Anatomy picks up where Basic Human Anatomy leaves off and offers artists and art students a deeper understanding of anatomy, including anatomy in motion, and how that essential skill is applied to the creation of fine figurative art
March 23, 2021 | Hardcover | Monacelli Studio | 304 Pages |
$40.00
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PRACTICAL HANDBOOK FOR THE EMERGING ARTIST

Written by Lazzari, Margaret
Building a career as an artist involves so much more than creating art. Networking, marketing, writing, and curating are all critical concerns, as are the complexities of securing funding and showing one's work. The list of hurdles can quickly become overwhelming, however, this comprehensive guide walks artists through every step they must consider as they launch their professional lives.
April 6, 2021 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 352 Pages |
$24.95
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YOU ARE AN ARTIST

Written by Smith, Bob And Roberta
According to contemporary artist and activist Bob and Roberta Smith, every human is an artist. Drawing is an important part of learning to communicate, and above all else, life is a conversation, making art a vital part of human existence.
September 8, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 168 Pages |
$19.95

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