Art Instruction

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INSANELY GIFTED: TURN YOUR DEMONS INTO CREATIVE ROCKET FUEL (MAIN)

Written by Catto, Jamie
It's time to unleash your genius From infancy we are taught to edit ourselves, trimming out the darker, weirder, less acceptable parts in order to please others. But this addiction to approval is holding us back.What if we dare to be our real selves, honestly and fully?
January 5, 2017 | Paperback | Canongate Books | 224 Pages |
$14.00
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DRAWN FROM LIFE: TIPS AND TRICKS FOR CONTEMPORARY LIFE DRAWING

Written by Birch, Helen
Drawn from Life offers bite-size lessons that will help anyone master the classic practice of life drawing. Over 100 pieces of art by contemporary artists illustrate fundamentals such as line, contour, and color, plus surprising and innovative techniques that will take your drawings to the next level.
July 18, 2017 | Paperback | Chronicle Books |
$18.95
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HAPPINESS IS . . . 200 WAYS TO BE CREATIVE

Written by Lazar, Ralph
From the creators of the Happiness Is . . . series (more than 200,000 copies in print!) comes this charming gift book filled with 200 ways to live a creative life. Featuring the brand's signature style and cheer, these 200 little moments will inspire doodlers, actors, singers, artists, crafters, writers, daydreamers, and anyone looking for ways to embrace their creative spark.
August 1, 2017 | Paperback | Chronicle Books | 128 Pages |
$9.95
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AUCTIONS

Written by Paarsch, Harry J
How auctions work, in theory and practice, with clear explanations and real-world examples that range from government procurement to eBay.
January 6, 2016 | Paperback | MIT Press | 264 Pages |
$15.95
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MASTERING COLORED PENCIL: AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO MATERIALS, CONCEPTS, AND TECHNIQUES FOR LEARNING TO DRAW IN COLOR

Written by Dinhofer, Lisa
Many people who bought colored pencils during the adult coloring book craze are now looking to learn new ways to be creative with them. In Mastering Colored Pencil, artist and colored pencil evangelist Lisa Dinhofer presents everything artists need to know about traditional and contemporary drawing techniques, materials, and color theory in order to master this versatile medium.
December 19, 2017 | Paperback | Monacelli Studio | 160 Pages |
$25.00
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ART OF PLEIN AIR PAINTING: AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO MATERIALS, CONCEPTS, AND TECHNIQUES FOR PAINTING OUTDOORS

Written by Doherty, M Stephen
Spring is the perfect time to go outside and experience the wonders of nature through painting, even if social distancing. Plein air painting, the art of painting outdoors, offers possibilities artists can't find inside the studio. When painters set up easels outside, they put themselves in direct contact with nature.
September 5, 2017 | Paperback | Monacelli Studio | 176 Pages |
$25.00
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JENS HOFFMANN: (CURATING) FROM Z TO A

The sequel to the 2014 bestseller (Curating) From A to Z, this book extends the investigation of curatorial practice that the writer, exhibition maker and educator Jens Hoffmann (born 1974) began in the first volume.
December 26, 2017 | Paperback | Jrp Ringier | 80 Pages |
$15.00
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WEEKLY ADVICE: BY HANS ULRICH OBRIST.

Since 2012, Hans Ulrich Obrist (born 1968) has made a weekly contribution to Das Magazin, the weekend supplement of the Swiss Tages-Anzeiger newspaper.His weekly column offers a survey of contemporary art and current cultural affairs in the style of a diary.
March 27, 2018 | Paperback | Jrp Ringier | 200 Pages |
$24.95
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TOKYO STREET STYLE: A COLORING BOOK

Written by De Las Cases, Zoe
Adult coloring gets a makeover with charming, fashion-forward illustrations from this futuristic and glittering city. Wherever you're off to, take Tokyo Street Style with you. Immerse yourself in this colorful city full of vibrant fashion and unique architecture.
August 29, 2017 | Paperback | Clarkson Potter Publishers | 80 Pages |
$16.00
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NEW YORK STREET STYLE: A COLORING BOOK

Written by De Las Cases, Zoe
Adult coloring gets a makeover with charming, fashion-forward illustrations from the city that never sleeps. Wherever you're off to, take New York Street Style with you. Transport yourself to bustling New York, and give life to the city. Beautifully detailed outfits, accessories, and hairstyles complement iconic skylines and intricate street scenes.
August 29, 2017 | Paperback | Clarkson Potter Publishers | 80 Pages |
$16.00

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