Art Instruction

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YOU ARE AN ARTIST: ASSIGNMENTS TO SPARK CREATION

Written by Urist Green, Sarah
"There are more than 50 creative prompts for the artist (or artist at heart) to explore.
April 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Penguin Books | 256 Pages |
$25.00
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HOW TO BE AN ARTIST

Written by Saltz, Jerry
Instant New York Times Bestseller "Inspiration leaps off the pages from Jerry Saltz's new book on creativity. . . . This book is for the artist or non-artist, for the person who gets plain English, for the person who understands that practical talk can coax out the mystical messages that lie underneath." --Steve Martin Art has the power to change our lives.
March 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Riverhead Books |
$22.00
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JOY OF BOTANICAL DRAWING: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO DRAWING AND PAINTING FLOWERS, LEAVES, FRUIT, AND MORE

Written by Hollender, Wendy
A gorgeous, easy-to-follow, and inspiring guide to stunningly realistic botanical drawing that covers everything you need to draw our natural world. Achieve amazingly realistic and vibrant botanical illustrations, from flowers so dazzling you feel as if you might be able to smell them, to tomatoes that look as if they've just been picked from the garden.
April 7, 2020 | Paperback | Watson-Guptill | 192 Pages |
$22.99
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TURNER'S APPRENTICE: A WATERCOLOR MASTERCLASS

Written by Smibert, Tony
How can a modern painter go about learning the techniques and methods of a long-dead master? Drawing on years of research and practice, Tony Smibert brings us a virtual apprenticeship, sharing his own method and approach that emulates J. M. W. Turner and yet is contemporary, original, and innovative.
February 18, 2020 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 144 Pages |
$25.95
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CURATING AFTER THE GLOBAL: ROADMAPS FOR THE PRESENT

What it means to be global--or to be local--in the context of artistic, curatorial, and theoretical knowledge and practice.In this volume, an international, interdisciplinary group of writers discuss what it means to be global--or to be local--in the context of artistic, curatorial and theoretical knowledge and practice.
October 22, 2019 | Paperback | MIT Press | 544 Pages |
$39.95
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PICK UP A PEN: DRAW AND DOODLE WITH EVERY KIND OF PEN

Written by Moffatt, Frances
A playful, quirky, doodly exploration of the humble pen, full of practical ways to make amazing art using markers, ink pens, quills and even ballpoints.A cute, quirky practical art book, Pick Up A Pen is a guide to making the most of pens, from creating perfect calligraphic script with pen and ink to making masterpieces with a Sharpie.
September 1, 2018 | Paperback | Protico | 128 Pages |
$14.95
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WHAT THEY DIDN'T TEACH YOU IN ART SCHOOL: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO SURVIVE AS AN ARTIST

Written by Tilley, Annabel
A career guide for artists, covering everything they need to know about building a successful business after graduatingYou have the artistic talent, but do you know how to make a success of it?
October 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Ilex Press | 224 Pages |
$19.99
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CHARLES BARGUE AND JEAN-LEON GEROME: DRAWING COURSE

Written by Parrish, Graydon
-Two hundred lithographs that comprised a famous late nineteenth-century drawing course -Introduces the work of a hitherto neglected master: Charles Bargue -Of interest to artists, art students, art historians, and lovers and collectors of art The Bargue-Gérôme Drawing Course is a complete reprint of a famous, late nineteenth-century drawing course.
September 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Acc Art Books |
$85.00
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SIDNEY NOLAN: THE ARTIST'S MATERIALS

Written by Dredge, Paula
The newest addition to the Artist's Materials series offers the first technical study
January 7, 2020 | Paperback | Getty Conservation Institute | 144 Pages |
$40.00
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ACTIVITY-BASED TEACHING IN THE ART MUSEUM: MOVEMENT, EMBODIMENT, EMOTION

Written by Sadoyan, Lilit
This groundbreaking book explores why and how to encourage physical and sensory engagement with works of art. An essential resource for museum professionals, teachers, and students, the award winning Teaching in the Art Museum (Getty Publications, 2011) set a new standard in the field of gallery education.
January 28, 2020 | Paperback | J. Paul Getty Museum | 184 Pages |
$30.00

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