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"The Natural World in Watercolour" explores the relationship between nature and art and offers sound advice on how to translate its organic properties into painting using a range of watercolour techniques. Ideal for those with a basic grasp of watercolour painting, this bo... read more

The Natural World in Watercolour
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Reading Level:Near Fine

With 135 paintings from early colonial art to the work of contemporary painters, this book is a must-have for every lover of New Zealand and its art. When Landscape Paintings of New Zealand A Journey from North To South was published in 2006 it was hailed by a reviewer thus: 'This is New Zealand art h... read more

Landscape Paintings of New Zealand: A Journey from North to South
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Reading Level:Very Good
Awards:Winner of Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Illustrative Category 2008 and BPANZ Book Design Awards: Illustrated Book 2008. Shortlisted for Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2008.

A spectacular new book on Bill Hammond, one of New Zealand's most sought-after contemporary painters. Produced to accompany the exhibition Bill Hammond: Jingle Jangle Morning at Christchurch Art Gallery, 20 July - 22 October 2007... read more

Bill Hammond: Jingle Jangle Morning - Winner Montana Illustrative Award 2008
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Da Vinci in detail: Leonardo's life and work - the definitive edition. All pictures, all drawings!
 
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) possessed one of the greatest minds of all time; his importance and influence are inestimable. This two-volume, midsize format comprehensive survey is the... read more

Leonardo Da Vinci
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Uncovering images of New Zealand through the 'new eyes' of early European explorers and settlers. We are familiar with the commissioned works of official artists documenting their first impressions of their new land, and new co-inhabitants. But le... read more

Painting the Frontier: The Art of New Zealand's Pioneers
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Voyages of Discovery is a mesmerising visual record of ten of the world's most significant natural history expeditions. Superb artworks and photographs spanning three centuries document advances and watersheds in ... read more

Voyages of Discovery: A Visual Celebration of Ten of the Greatest Natural History Expeditions
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If you look, really look, and see the lines and shapes that things are made of, you can draw anything. If you can write numbers and the letters A-Z, you can draw anything. With lots of examples, step-by-step guidance, helpful tips, jokes, stories and flip pictures, Kim Gamble shows: ... read more

You Can Draw Anything
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Awards:Winner of PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Typography 2009 and Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Lifestyle and Contemporary Culture Category 2006.

This book needs no introduction. Out of stock for several months, it now returns by popular demand – with an eye-catching new cover by Awa Press Young Designer of the Year Keely O'Shannessy and expanded illustration section – and still at the same RRP!
Justin... read more

How to Look at a Painting
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'Kinetic art is the first new category of art since prehistory', ex-pat New Zealand artist Len Lye boldly claimed in an essay in 1964. What did he mean by this? And how does his own work in sculpture and film bear it out? Roger Horrock... read more

Art That Moves: The Work of Len Lye (with DVD of films and sculptures)
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Following the best-selling Maps, the Mizielinskis return with a companion activity book. Bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles from around the world, this book offers hours of entertainment to young adventurers. Informative and inspiring, the myriad activities in this book challenge the reader t... read more

Maps Activity Book
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Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith galvanized readers with their astonishing Jackson Pollock: An American Saga, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for biography, a book acclaimed for its miraculous research and overwhelming narrative power. Now Naifeh and Smith have written another tour de force... read more

Van Gogh
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Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson are teaming up to launch The Adventures of Tintin in late 2011. This first of two movies brings to life the enormously popular books by Herge in performance-captured, 3D form. The conceptual design and visual effects for the movie... read more

The Art of the Adventures of Tintin
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