Автор: Bower Stephanie Название: The Urban Sketching Handbook: Understanding Perspective: Easy Techniques for Mastering Perspective Drawing on Location ISBN: 1631591282 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781631591280 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 15870 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: A good sketch starts with good bones.
Often challenging and overwhelming to sketchers, the fourth book in the "Urban Sketching Handbook" series uses drawings and simple steps to explain the concepts of perspective in practical and useful ways for on-site sketching. Most books are either too abstract or don't provide enough information that relates to what you actually do when you're out in the busy, wide world about to start a drawing. Where do you start? How do you edit what you see to flatten and shrink it onto your paper? How does perspective work?
"The Urban Sketching Handbook: Understanding Perspective" helps you learn to think like an architect, to draw buildings and spaces by reducing what you see to simple, basic shapes, then adding layers in simple steps, and finally finishing your sketch with detail, tone, and color--in accurate perspective. Full of helpful tips, architect and illustrator, Stephanie Bower even de-constructs sketches to show you how to create them Once you understand perspective, it will change the way you see the world--you'll see perspective everywhere.
Some of the key concepts explored in this volume are:
- Basic Terms
- Basic Spatial Principles
- Types of Perspective
- Building a Sketch in Layers
- Special Conditions
Название: Understanding Watercolours ISBN: 0907462391 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780907462392 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 41180 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: This book acts as a practical introduction to the subject of collecting British watercolour paintings. There is a lot more to collecting than noting just the price, the name of the artist and deciding whether or not one likes the subject. Many watercolours are either not signed or bear false signatures, or perhaps have been saddled with misleading attributions. The text and carefully chosen illustrations take collectors behind the formal signature on the picture and show them what to look for in it, the idiosyncrasies of the artist, his style and his individual methods of working. Yet even when all the technical points are understood there remains the whim of fashion which varies over long periods and has moved round, ignoring or praising each artist in turn. Without an understanding of the movement of fashion, past collections and ideas on collecting, it would be hard to understand the subject.
Автор: Klanten R., Feireiss L. Название: Closer to God: Religious Architecture and Sacred Spaces ISBN: 3899553136 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783899553130 Издательство: Gestalten Рейтинг: Цена: 57630 T Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии. Описание: Striking proof that today's religious buildings rank among architecture's most exciting and expressive structures.
This updated version of Rockport's bestselling Design Elements offers expanded and updated content in a new, cleaner format for easier navigation. Author Timothy Samara has added more than 50 new diagrams and more than 100 new images of real-world projects with an increased emphasis on web and environmental design projects. The "20 Rules for Good Design" has been revisited and expanded to 25 Rules. The book covers all the design fundamentals from working with grids, color application, typography, imagery to finally how to put it all together. Expansion and new material includes:
-Composition/layout, visual hierarchy -Form and composition in relation to concepts and meaning
-Color psychology and narrative-Color coding-Reference palettes for time periods, cultures, and businesses
-Special color and printing techniques -Combining type styles, editorial text setting issues, plus-Web-related type style and hierarchy issues
-Strategies for using photography; design drawing; medium and meaning; pictorial and non-pictorial -image-making options; semiotics, symbolic and metaphorical image use; type as image-Making type and imagery work better together
-Finding flexibility in design systems -The design process, from creative concept development and practical work-flow standpoints...
-Plus a complete project case study with major decision-moments keyed to respective sections
Being a creative designer is often about coming up with unique design solutions. Unfortunately, when the basic rules of design are ignored in an effort to be distinctive, design becomes useless. In language, a departure from the rules is only appreciated as great literature if recognition of the rules underlies the text. Graphic design is a "visual language," and brilliance is recognized in designers whose work seems to break all the rules, yet communicates its messages clearly.This book is a fun and accessible handbook that presents the fundamentals of design in lists, tips, brief text, and examples. Chapters include Graphic Design: What It Is; What Are They and What Do They Do?; 25 Basic Rules of Good Design; Form and Space-The Basics; Color Fundamentals; Choosing and Using Type; The World of Imagery; Putting it All Together? Essential Layout Concepts; The Right Design Choices: 20 Reminders for Working Designers; and Breaking the Rules: When and Why to Challenge all the Rules of this Book.
Название: Understanding Jewellery - 3rd Edition ISBN: 1851494308 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851494309 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 68060 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: This essentially practical book, Understanding Jewellery, now available in a revised and fully updated third edition, is unique in explaining why jewellery values vary and the individual points important for each category. A major section is devoted to the identification of the major gem-stones and the testing methods to assess quality and detect fakes. Explanations are given in a straightforward, uncomplicated manner with a text largely linked directly to specific illustrations. This makes the assimilation of the information much easier than in traditional text dominated books. The authors, both jewellery experts, evaluate many millions of pounds' worth annually and thus handle a complete cross-section of what is available on the market. They have specially selected the hundreds of superb colour illustrations to show what to look for and, equally important, what to avoid. Whether interested in the history of fashion, deciding what to buy or simply to enjoy a visualast of beautiful objects, this book will serve as an invaluable reference and represents outstanding value.
Название: Design elements, color fundamentals: a graphic style manual for understanding color in design ISBN: 1592537197 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781592537198 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 26460 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Design Elements, Color Fundamentals focuses on color as a core element in design, taking an in depth look at using color in design applications, integrating color with type and image, affecting meaning, creating order and applying principles to effectively communicate with color. Compact yet informative text and numerous visual examples illustrate practical techniques for successfully using color in real world design projects, type and image, and how color can affect meaning in design and create order. These principles are illustrated with examples and brief text to keep the content simple, yet informative.
Название: Understanding Jewellery 4th Edition ISBN: 1851496971 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851496976 Издательство: Antique Collectors Club Ltd Цена: 51730 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Phillips Sam Название: Isms Understanding Modern Art ISBN: 0789324687 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780789324689 Издательство: Rizzoli USA Цена: 19550 T Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии. Описание: An engaging and informative guide to all the significant "isms"--schools and movements--that have shaped modern and contemporary art from Impressionism to the present. Following on the heels of the bestselling Isms: Understanding Modern Art comes this handy small-format guide to the history and development of modern art since the Impressionist era. Loaded with reproductions of key artworks and rounded out with a glossary and index of names, this guide is the best single-volume concise introduction to modern art for beginners, as well as an engaging new way of conceptualizing modern art for aficionados and collectors. ...isms: Understanding Modern Art sorts art into a chronological sequence of more than 55 movements and schools, or "isms." Beginning with Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism, and Symbolism, it progresses through all the major and minor art movements of the twentieth century (Fauvism, German Expressionism, Futurism, Dadaism, and Social Realism among others) through the postwar era up to the present. Featuring 110 beautiful full-color reproductions of key artworks illustrating the important concepts of each artistic movement, ...isms: Understanding Modern Art is like a virtual gallery of the finest modern masters. Included are a glossary, a list of principal names (artists, collectors, patrons), a gazetteer, and a chronology, making this the best single-volume guide to modern art for beginners while also offering cognoscenti an intriguing new way of conceptualizing the visual arts of the modern era.
Автор: Marmor Название: Understanding Health Care Reform ISBN: 0300058780 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300058789 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 50530 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: The reform of American medical care is an important topic in America's domestic agenda and the centrepiece of the Clinton administration's plans for social
policy and long-term economic development. This book intends to clarify the current debate over the bill and the proposed alternatives to it.
Автор: Gilbert Elizabeth T. Название: The Fine Artist`s Guide to Tools & Materials: An Essential Reference for Understanding and Using the Tools of the Trade ISBN: 1600583679 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781600583674 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 15870 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: Understanding and using the right tools and materials to create a work of art can make a monumental difference in appearance, texture, permanence, and more. No matter what medium an artist may use, there are many choices to make and things to consider when beginning a new work of art: what kind of surface or support to paint on, what type of brush to use, and how a medium will ultimately look on a chosen surface are just a few of the questions one might consider. "The Fine Artist's Guide to Tools & Materials" covers everything from pencils and brushes to surfaces and supports to mediums and varnishes, providing fine artists with a quick reference for not only understanding how to use an array of fine art tools, but also how the tools work best. Divided into four sections, this comprehensive resource is color-coded so information can be located quickly and easily. In this first section, artists will find basic information on available tools and materials, including a brief description of each item, what each item is used for, and safety tips for working with specific materials. The following sections specifically cover how to work with tools and materials specific to each medium: pencil drawing, acrylic, oil, pastel, and watercolor. Plenty of visual examples, comparisons, and color photos are included to help readers determine which paints, surfaces, implements, and other materials best fit their style and vision for their art. With its breadth of content and accessible information, "The Fine Artist's Guide to Tools & Materials" is a must-have for any aspiring or serious fine artist's home library.
Название: Understanding Miniature British Pottery & Porc. ISBN: 1851492372 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851492374 Издательство: Antique Collectors Club Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 17190 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: A work on miniature British pottery and porcelain from 1730.
Автор: Mark Bassett Название: Understanding Roseville ISBN: 0764316591 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764316593 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 58970 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: With over 800 stunning color photographs, this book displays ceramics once proclaimed to be the "fastest-selling decorative art pottery," Rosevilles Artcraft, Cherub Cameo, Donatello, Pine Cone Modern, and Wincraft lines. The thorough text explores the history of the famous Roseville Pottery Company, from its beginnings in Roseville, Ohio, in 1890 through its closure in Zanesville, Ohio, in 1954. The roles played by key staff members, Frederic Grant, Frederick Hurten Rhead, Ben Seibel, and George Young are detailed, and previously unpublished manufacturers marks are shown. Rare Della Robbia and Olympic items are featured along with experimental and trial glaze wares from Rosevilles glaze chemist George Krause. This book has important new findings for all who are interested in twentieth century art pottery.
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