|Series:||One A Day|
One Zentangle A Day is a beautiful interactive book teaching the principles of Zentangles as well as offering fun, related drawing exercises. Zentangles are a new trend in the drawing and paper arts world. The concept was started by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas as a way to practice focus and med... read more
New Zealand's scenery, from city streets to beaches, bush and mountains, is captured in the work of 30 of the country's leading painters in oils and acrylics. Oils have a long tradition in landscape and portraiture, and while acrylics is a relative upstart it is capable of renderi... read more
This invaluable reference book explores the background to 400 years of opera the composers, the singers, plus the buildings and festivals that have developed to showcase them. The development of opera is explored and set in its political and social context. At the heart of this book are concise biogra... read more
|Author:||Anne Mueller von der Haegen|
|Series:||Art & Architecture|
Tuscany is a fascinating region to experience art and architecture in a unique and personal way. Literally in every corner of Tuscany you find century-old churches, castles, beautiful manor houses and villas. The museums in Tuscany are loaded with incredible masterpieces of art starting from Etruscan ... read more
Paris is one of the artistic capitals of Europe. For centuries, the city has produced, and been home to, countless artists and artistic movements. This volume will help you find the best examples of each period in the city s museums and architecture."
This compact tome delivers a brief but excellent "tour" of Venice through its photographs and descriptions. Though small in size it offers a huge amount of information on art and architecture, as the title implies, but also on history and some of the traditions. Separate articles are dedicated to spec... read more
Alongside 40 Vettriano paintings are stories, poems, dialogue from plays, an other fine examples of Scottish writing. Smith has woven an anthology of new and old writing round the painter''s images, complementing and extending them.'
Pathfinders, outsiders, revivers and traditionalists--this comprehensive illustrated guide presents the most important personalities of European art in alphabetical order. More than 1,000 pictures serve as an invitation to discover the m... read more
In our recent history never have there been more artists, more dealer galleries or more auction houses. Art is the new commerce, collecting the new passion. Warwick Brown published 100 New Zealand Artists and Another 100 New Zealand Artists in the ... read more
Nothing is as it seems when renowned artist and photographer Joanne Gair embellishes, conceals and camouflages her human subjects with paint.
The history of ceramic art is ingrained in the history of mankind. Clay is one of the very first materials 'invented' by man. An essential part of our lives it has been moulded, thrown, glazed, decorated and fired for over 30,000 years in order to preserve and transport food and water. In ... read more