Julia Cameron's The artists's way has been embraced by manay thousands of people and in connecting creativity to spiritualty it has uncovered the potential of millions of people. In The Vein of Gold Julia Cameron uses her experience and world-renowned techniques as a creativity coach to challenge her readers to go deeper with... read more
The creative process can be unlocked by anyone who follows Julia Cameron's Artists's Way, which has been embraced by many thousands of people and by connecting creativity to spirituality it has uncovered the potential of millions of people.
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was an acute observer of Parisian life. This publication coincides with the exhibition Toulouse-Lautrec: Paris & the Moulin Rouge, the first major retrospective of the artists work in Australia. The catalogue highlights Toulouse-Lautrecs skill as a painter and draughtsman, his experimentation in comp... read more
From style wilderness to height of cool, taxidermy has staged an extraordinary comeback. No longer confined to stately homes, stuffed animals are appearing everywhere from modern apartments to luxury department stores. High-profile artists have rejuvenated the medium and museums have dusted down their historic collections and... read more
|Author:||J. L. Locher|
As beautiful and rigorous as an Escher work itself, this book is the classic study of a great maverick who so memorably linked the world of image making with geometry and paradox. Escher's works, from the great master prints to numerous drawings, are brilliantly arranged to form a cinematic journey of discovery that reveals t... read more
*When Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucufixion was exhibited in 1945 Francis Bacon (1909 - 1992) instantly became the most controversial painter in the country. By the end of his life his status as one of the giants of modern art was established, as was his reputation for hard drinking and heavy gambling. Andre... read more
This refreshing work recalls the golden age of graphic design in the 50s and 60s but looks forward to a new generation of designers using hand-made, more organic design techniques to create and inspire their works. The visual poetic mix of illustrations shown a celebration and reinvention of the artisanal methods once used in... read more
|Author:||Fernando de Haro|
A dazzling tour of the artisan traditions of central Mexico * Full-color photos of remarkable everyday objects transformed into works of art * Inspiration for artists and designers Take a journey through central Mexico. Explore its history, meet its people. Discover the rich traditions of its artisans, and learn how they tran... read more
Featuring outstanding wine-label designs from more than 250 international vintners, this illustrated survey highlights leading designers who have elevated the design of wine labels to an art form. Tracing the history of wine-label design from its early use as a simple utilitarian way of cellaring wine to its contemporary role... read more
The art of optical illusion has been an integral part of painting since antiquity when it was used as a yardstick by which to judge an artist's level of mastery. In the centuries that followed - and continuing through contemporary times - artists from van Eyck to Gerhard Richter have delighted in "tricking the eye." That prac... read more
From Day of the Dead to motorcycles and the "sickest headphones"-skulls rule! Laugh at Death over and over again through more than 250 fun, fabulous pictures of skulls in action-on the dance floor, in the parlor, zooming out of the garage, dangling from silver chains. These artisandesigned skulls range from heavy metal to gra... read more
High up in the treetops strange birds are hatching from their eggs, craning their necks toward their mothers, and exploring their new environment. In this enchanting book, paper artist Philippe UG has created an avian paradise comprised of fourteen unique and delightful birds. As each page is turned, UG's birds form intricate... read more
From the founding of the Ottoman dynasty by Osman Gazi to Suleyman the Magnificent's legendary territorial conquests, the legacy of the 36 Ottoman sultans has undeniably left its mark throughout the course of history. Featuring exquisite portraits and lavishly decorated caftans, this large-format volume beautifully presents i... read more
Antony Gormley Inside Australia showcases Turner Prize-winning artist Gormley's stunning 51-statue installation on Lake Ballard, a 10 square kilometre dry salt lake in a remote region of Western Australia. Photographs, maps and drawings present the entire creative process in detail.
A beautifully produced paperback edition of the literary art book hailed as one of the best and most continually fascinating books about painting in recent memory. Lucian Freud (1922-2011) spent seven months painting a portrait of the art critic Martin Gayford. Gayford describes the process chronologically, from the day he ar... read more
Can an artist claim that an object is a work of art if it has been made for him or her by someone else? If so, who is the author of such a work? And just what is the difference between a work of art and a work of craft? This is the first book to highlight and explore the way artists collaborate with artisans and craftspeople ... read more
|Series:||New Horizons S.|
Bacon's powerful and disturbing images of the human figure have had a profound impact on the art of the 20th century. A lifelong student of colour, form and brushwork, he created an art at once classical and modern, ordered and chaotic, in which human emotions and passions are embedded within the harsh realities of the flesh.... read more
Whether it takes the form of ephemeral graffiti or great frescoes--mural paintings are the ultimate freedom of expression, an ancient craft that reflects all the whispers and cries of our world. From Philadelphia to Johannesburg, from Santiago de Chile to Jerusalem, from Mumbai to Gdansk, the walls of our cities show all the ... read more
The latest volume in Collins & Brown's bestselling Ultimate series reveals all the techniques of the masters in an easy-to-understand format. This comprehensive new reference book contains everything you need to know about drawing and painting. The Tools and Materials chapter lists all the essentials you'll need to satisfy th... read more
Noble contributed to such cartoon classics as Duck Dodgers in the 24Ã¯Â¿Â½th Century, What's Opera, Doc?, and the Road Runner series. Revered throughout the animation industry, his work is used as a foundation and reference for the current generations of animators, story artists and designers.