Read This if You Want to Be Great at Drawing

Author: Selwyn Leamy

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781786270542

Category: Art

Page: 128

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This book demystifies the art and practice of drawing. Through fifty drawings by great masters past and present, the techniques and ideas behind their master sketches will put you on the path to making your own great drawings. The entries also feature exercises with step-by-step instructions as well as simple diagrams providing further visual explanation to the jargon-free discussion. For aspiring artists of all ages and abilities, Read This if You Want to Be Great at Drawing will motivate and strengthen your drawing talent.
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Read This if You Want to be Great at Drawing People

Author: Leamy Selwyn

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781786275127

Category: Art

Page: 128

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Learn to draw figures and faces with this clear and easy to follow guide, the latest in the bestselling "Read This" series. Revealing the techniques and ideas behind inspirational works, the book will set you on the path to making your own great drawings. From traditional life drawing to unconventional character studies, works by masters such as Henri Matisse, Auguste Rodin, and Vincent van Gogh, as well as contemporary artists including Marlene Dumas, Zin Lim, and Catherine Kehoe, all serve to illustrate a range of approaches and encourage readers to try out new ideas.
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AutoCAD 2007 For Dummies

Author: David Byrnes,Mark Middlebrook

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118084977

Category: Computers

Page: 432

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AutoCAD 2007 is a premiere computer-aided designing program thatlets you organize the objects you draw, their properties, and theirfiles. It also helps you create great-looking models. Butit’s not always easy to figure out how to perform thesefunctions, and many users end up missing out on AutoCAD’sfull potential. AutoCAD 2007 For Dummies will show you how to performthese tasks and more! This hands-on guide lets you discover how tonavigate around all the complications and start creating cooldrawings in no time. Soon you’ll have the tools you need touse DWG, set up drawings, add text, and work with lines, as wellas: Draw a base plate with rectangles and circles Organize a successful template Zoom and pan with glass and hand Use the AutoCAD design center Navigate through your 3-D drawing projects Plot layout, lineweights, and colors Design block definitions Slice and dice your drawings to create new designs Create a Web format using AutoCAD This book also features suggestions and tips on how to touch upyour creations as well as ways to swap drawing data with otherpeople and programs. Written in a friendly, straightforward tonethat doesn’t try to overwhelm you, AutoCAD 2007 ForDummies shows you the fun and easy way to draw precise 2-D and3-D drawings!
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The Woman Who Drew Buildings

A moving saga of secrets, family and love

Author: Wendy Robertson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755393716

Category: Fiction

Page: 286

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How well do we really know the ones we love? Wendy Robertson's The Woman Who Drew Buildings is a powerful portrayal of the unbreakable bond between a mother and her son. Perfect for fans of Josephine Cox and Rosie Goodwin. As Adam Matheve walks towards his mother's house, to see her for the first time in two years, he has just one hope - to forge the bond with her for which he's always yearned. Enigmatic Marie Matheve has spent her life indulging her passion for drawing buildings. Now, after a dangerous fall, she lies unconscious, her life slipping away. All Adam can do is wait in desperate hope for her recovery. But as time passes Adam begins to unravel the mystery of his mother's past and discovers how little he really knows about the woman who raised him... What readers are saying about Wendy Robertson: 'The gift of a true writer is in the telling of stories and characters that stay with you long after you close the book - and Wendy Robertson is one of those writers' 'A skilful, imaginative novelist' 'Five stars'
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Tate: Master Oils

Author: Selwyn Leamy

Publisher: Ilex Press

ISBN: 9781781576557

Category: Art

Page: 144

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Learn how to paint in the artist's favourite medium: oil. Taking inspiration from iconic paintings in the Tate Collection, learn the techniques of the masters and improve your own painting skills with 30 guided projects. Master brushwork and form with Cézanne; thin and blend with Turner and Whistler; find new sources of inspiration with Bacon; and play with texture with Richter and Riley.
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Super Secret Crisis War!: Codename Kids Next Door #1

Author: Scott Peterson

Publisher: IDW Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: N.A

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The KND discover something even worse than parents, the Delightful Children From Down the Lane, editors, or even asparagus, when they get caught up in the Super Secret Crisis War! Challenged to a fight by a robot created by the evil Aku, the KND find they're in an impossible situation: win and they're transported Aku's space station. But lose and... well, they're goners! What's a collection of underage operatives for a super secret global organization to do?
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Trading Without Gambling

Develop a Game Plan for Ultimate Trading Success

Author: Marcel Link

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470466286

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 2084

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Many people perceive trading as nothing more than a gamble. But there are still people who consistently make money trading. How do they do it? They've learned to separate gambling from trading. And the way they do this, says author Marcel Link, is by developing a proper plan. In Trading Without Gambling, Link shows how to create and use a sound game plan to improve every aspect of trading–including finding trades, timing, knowing how much to trade, where to exit, and how to adjust risk–while leaving very little to gambling.
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