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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Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs

Author: Henry Carroll

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781780673356

Category: Photography

Page: 128

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Photography is now more popular than ever thanks to the rapid development of digital cameras. Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs is for this new wave of DSLR dabblers and users of compact system, and bridge cameras. It contains no graphs, no techie diagrams and no camera club jargon. Instead, it inspires readers through iconic images and playful copy packed with hands-on tips. Split into five sections, the book covers composition, exposure, light, lenses, and seeing. Images taken by master photographers – including Henri Cartier- Bresson, Sebastião Salgado, Fay Godwin, and Martin Parr – serve to illustrate points and encourage readers to try out new ideas. Today's aspiring photographers want immediacy and see photography as an affordable way of expressing themselves quickly and creatively. This book answers that need, teaching readers how to take photographs using professional techniques.
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Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs of People

Author: Henry Carroll

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781780676241

Category: Photography

Page: 128

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Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs Of People is an inspiring book of conceptual starting points and invaluable technical tips for anyone, novice or professional, who wants to take top-notch pictures of people. The book distills portrait photography into seven subject areas, including "Composition," "The Gaze," and "The Street," and features beautiful, startling, and inspirational photographs in each category. Readers are given practical insights into the ideas and techniques of a wide range of historical and contemporary masters so they can put it all into practice themselves. Scattered throughout the book are "technical tangents" packed with invaluable practical guidance for basic lighting set-ups, equipment, camera modes and more. Also included is definitive advice from a lawyer on your legal rights when taking pictures of people.
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Tate: Master Oils

Painting techniques inspired by influential artists

Author: Selwyn Leamy

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 178157765X

Category: Art

Page: 144

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Learn how to paint in the fantastic medium of oil. Taking inspiration from iconic paintings in the Tate Collection, discover 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; and play with texture with Richter and Riley.
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Photographers on Photography

Author: Henry Carroll

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781786273185

Category: Photography

Page: 128

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Holly Exley is an illustrator and watercolour enthusiast, based in Derbyshire. She has illustrated several products for Laurence King, most recently Royal Bingo (2017). Her other clients include Lonely Planet, Marks and Spencer and The Wall Street Journal. Mike Unwin is an award-winning writer and editor of books and magazines for both adults and children, specialising Think you know photography? Think again. Through a carefully curated selection of quotes and images, this book reveals what matters most to the masters of photography. With accompanying text by Henry Carroll, author of the internationally bestselling Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs series, you'll learn what photography actually means to the giants of the genres and how they developed their distinctive visual styles. Divided into clear sections, quotes offer intimate insights into "the camera", "the photograph", "taking pictures", "style, subject matter and technique" and ultimately answer that all-important question—"what exactly is photography?" in wildlife.
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Systems Drafting

Creative Reprographics for Architects and Engineers

Author: Fred A. Stitt

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 245

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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

View: 1959

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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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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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