Art & Photography

174 products


  • Botanical Sketchbooks

    Thames & Hudson Ltd Botanical Sketchbooks

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    A visual compendium of botanical sketches, many specially photographed, providing a revealing insight into the immediate responses of artists encountering the glories of the plant world. While highly finished drawings and paintings frequently feature in histories of botanical art, the preparatory sketches, first impressions and creative thoughts on paper behind them are rarely seen and have often remained hidden and locked away. Botanical Sketchbooks brings these personal and vividly spontaneous records gloriously back into the light. In a series of biographical portraits organized thematically into four sections, the book illuminates a range of intriguing characters, from many different countries and cultures, including Germany, France, Italy, America, Australia, Japan and China. Sketchbooks proper are joined by notebooks, journals, albums, loose pieces of paper, works on vellum, manuscripts, letters, herbarium sheets and marginalia – even one drawing on the back of an envelope. Turning the pages of this book will be an invitation to relive extraordinary experiences, imagine lost worlds, and be immersed in the endeavours, observations and motivations of the makers of such beautiful and enchanting art.

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    £22.50

  • The Flower Garden: The Book that Transforms into a Work of Art

    Welbeck Publishing Group The Flower Garden: The Book that Transforms into a Work of Art

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    Fill your home with gorgeous flowers every day with this beautifully designed book. The Flower Garden brings to life over 50 varieties of flower with exquisite botanical illustrations. The innovative paper design allows you to press each illustration out of the page, transforming your book into a lovely object for you to display. Sunflowers, lilies, frangipani and birds of paradise are brought into your home and described in lyrical detail by botanist Michael Scott. This stunning bunch of blooms is the perfect gift for any lover of flowers to treasure for years to come. To see how your Paperscapes book transforms, check out the video below (just above the reviews) or have a look at the Paperscapes author page.

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    £18.00

  • David Hockney's Dog Days

    Thames & Hudson Ltd David Hockney's Dog Days

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    The perfect gift for Hockney fans and dog lovers everywhere, David Hockney's Dog Days, now in a gift edition, is an album devoted to two of the artist's closest friends, his dachshunds Stanley and Boodgie. This beautiful and engaging book includes almost all of Hockney's paintings and drawings of his two companions, dozens of new illustrations created specially for this book, and a text by the artist himself.

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    £9.99

  • In Search of Van Gogh: Capturing the Life of the Artist Through Photographs and Paintings

    HarperCollins Publishers Inc In Search of Van Gogh: Capturing the Life of the Artist Through Photographs and Paintings

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    Follow in the footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh, from his birthplace in Zundert, Netherlands, to his last days in Auvers-sur-Oise, France, and explore the hidden inspirations behind the world-renowned artist’s most famous paintings in this beautiful art book and travelogue, illustrated with more than 250 black-and-white and full-color images throughout.In 1990, two photographers and art enthusiasts, Danilo De Marco and Mario Dondero, set out to explore the details of Vincent Van Gogh’s life, retracing his journey across Europe by foot and by train. Armed with the love and knowledge of Van Gogh’s work, they traveled from the Netherlands to England, Belgium, and France to take in the sights as Van Gogh might have seen them a century earlier. They also turned to art historian Gloria Fossi to better understand, experience, and contextualize Van Gogh’s brilliant mind, drawing insights from his personal letters and other historical documents. Van Gogh’s well-documented travels come alive in this gorgeous book which brings together the landscapes, architecture, portraits, and cultural references that inspired his art. The authors juxtapose vintage and contemporary photographs with Van Gogh’s renditions, demonstrating not only the passage of time, but Van Gogh’s unique artistic vision, brilliantly revealed brushstroke by brushstroke. From the Netherlands, where the artist was born, to his last days in France, no place he visited in his 37 years is left unexplored, and all have become timeless landmarks through his art.In Search of Van Gogh brings into focus the places and objects that inspired and fueled Van Gogh’s artistic genius and offers fresh insights into his prolific work and process. In searching for the artist’s mind and soul, the authors create a pointillistic portrait of a human being whose life was remarkable, and whose story must be shared for generations to come.

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    £23.40

  • The Masters Of The Universe Book

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd The Masters Of The Universe Book

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    Relive childhood excitement and celebrate more than 30 years of He-Man, She-Ra, Skeletor and all the Masters of the Universe!By the Power of Grayskull! The war for Eternia begins again in 2021! Officially licensed by Mattel, this stunning guide is a visual celebration of Masters of the Universe's enduring legacy, including artworks, sketches, posters and merchandise from the official archives.With the continuation of He-Man's epic story, and a new CGI animated series both scheduled to release on Netflix in 2021, it's the perfect time to familiarise yourself with all the heroes, villains, amazing battles and incredible locations from your childhood. Explore the full history of the toys, minicomics, TV series and movies. Meet characters including Skeletor, Man-At-Arms, Teela, Battle Cat, Beast Man and She-Ra and track how they change through the decades, from 1982 to today. Go behind-the-scenes to discover what it took to create a franchise with phenomenal worldwide impact. There's also a sneak peak at the reboots, to find out how He-Man, one of the biggest icons of the 80s, is being restored to his former glory.© 2021 Mattel

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    £18.00

  • The Natural History Museum Weather - A Force of Nature: Spectacular images from Weather Photographer of the Year

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    These are some of the most breathtaking images from Weather Photographer of the Year, the annual competition held by The Royal Meteorological Society. They depict thrilling weather events of every kind and often reveal fascinating stories about their impact on human society. Each image has been selected by a panel of meteorologists, photographers and photo editors who look for a combination of skillful camera work and meteorological observation. Also included are six essays which address various aspects of climate change, not least its impact on extreme weather.

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    £22.50

  • Comics (Collins Learn to Draw)

    HarperCollins Publishers Comics (Collins Learn to Draw)

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    Learn to Draw Comics is a new title in the successful Learn to Draw series of instructional step-by-step books for beginners. It covers the basic techniques of drawing comic strips and graphic stories in a lively and accessible way. Comic strips and graphic stories are very popular and have international appeal. This book, which complements the author’s very successful Learn to Draw Cartoons, provides an ideal introduction to the skills required to draw successful comics of your own. All the basics are covered, including how to develop cartoon characters and then create a narrative for them, and the essential techniques and processes are described in a clear and entertaining way, accompanied by step-by-step illustrations. A number of different types of comics are featured, including the popular ‘superhero’ type, with something to appeal to all age groups.

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    £7.19

  • Animated Cartoons (Collins Learn to Draw)

    HarperCollins Publishers Animated Cartoons (Collins Learn to Draw)

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    This popular title is relaunched in June 2006 with a fresh new cover design. Packed with two-colour step-by-step illustrations, this comprehensive guide provides all the techniques needed to master the art of drawing animated cartoons. Learn to Draw Animated Cartoons includes everything from developing human and animal characters to making your cartoons move. All the fundamentals are covered, to give the reader a sound foundation in drawing and animation techniques, with step-by-step illustrations demonstrating how to put them into practice. The book includes accessible and practical information on: Tools and equipment, including camcorders and PCs Giving your cartoons weight, speed and body Key drawings, special effects and animation Creating a plot and storyboard Perfect for total beginners, Learn to Draw Animated Cartoons will also be valuable for experienced artists seeking to improve their cartoon drawing skills.

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    £8.09

  • Moments of Mindfulness: Indian Wisdom

    Thames & Hudson Ltd Moments of Mindfulness: Indian Wisdom

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    Each book in the ‘Moments of Mindfulness’ series pairs the wise words of a great writer, master, philosopher or poet with Olivier Föllmi’s beautiful and moving photographs. Föllmi travelled far and wide to witness the celebrations, landscapes, rituals and traditions of cultures all over the world, discovering new ways of seeing as he sought to understand and capture through photography the connections linking the people to their ancestral lands. The effect is transcendental and transformative, awakening our senses and preparing our souls to receive these simple yet profound teachings.

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    £8.06

  • Moments of Mindfulness: The Wisdom of Asia

    Thames & Hudson Ltd Moments of Mindfulness: The Wisdom of Asia

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    Each book in the Moments of Mindfulness series pairs the wise words of a great writer, master, philosopher or poet with Olivier Föllmi’s beautiful and moving photographs. Föllmi travelled far and wide to witness the celebrations, landscapes, rituals and traditions of cultures all over the world, discovering new ways of seeing as he sought to understand and capture through photography the connections linking the people to their ancestral lands. The effect is transcendental and transformative, awakening our senses and preparing our souls to receive these simple yet profound teachings.

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    £8.06

  • Honey Bees

    The Natural History Museum Honey Bees

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    Bees are a symbol of nature conservation. People all over the world are studying their fate and the threats posed to them by human activity and biodiversity loss. This is a stunning photographic record captures for the first time the unique way of life of the, forest-dwelling honey bee. A lavish, picture-led book, this is a unique collaboration between Germany's leading bee expert, Prof. Dr Jurgen Tautz, and one of the world's top nature photographers Ingo Arndt, which documents a major research project into the mysterious, hidden world of the honey bee.

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    £22.50

  • Take It Outside: A Guide to Designing Beautiful Spaces Just Beyond Your Door: An Interior Design Book

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    £27.00

  • The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema: Updated Edition

    Faber & Faber The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema: Updated Edition

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    Twelve years ago, Amores Perros erupted in the cinemas across the world and announced the arrival of Mexican film-makers. The film-makers profiled in that book have now come of age and have made a decisive impact on the international cinema scene The last few years Mexican film-makers winning the Best Director Oscars 5 times, and Best Picture 4 times: Alfonso Cuaron with Gravity and Roma.Alejandro Inarritu with Birdman and The RevenantGuillermo del Toro with The Shape of WaterThis revised edition of The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema brings this astounding story up to date, as well as profiling the next generation, waiting in the wings.

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    £15.29

  • Penguin Books Ltd The Wild Cards: A 100 Postcard Box Set

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    A beautiful companion set to the award-winning and internationally beloved phenomena, The Lost Words and The Lost Spells, adults and children alike will love receiving, sending and displaying The Wild Cards'Breathtaking and magical. Jackie Morris has created something that you could spend all day looking at' New Statesman'Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris have made a thing of astonishing beauty' ObserverDiscover and share the wonders of the wild world as seen in The Lost Words and The Lost Spells...This collection of 100 postcards features artwork and words from two beloved modern classics, in which Jackie Morris and Robert Macfarlane celebrate the creatures, trees and plants of nearby nature, from Acorn to Wren, by way of Curlew and Kingfisher, Silver Birch and Snow Hare, Goldfinch and Gorse.The front of each card bears one of Morris's Greenaway Medal-winning paintings; on the reverse, you will find an accompanying quotation from one of the spell-poems in the Lost books, as well as an identification of the species shown on the card. The remaining space is left blank for you to fill in these wild cards with pen, pencil or paint - and then send them out into the world to make and renew connections.

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    £13.49

  • Photography: The Definitive Visual History

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd Photography: The Definitive Visual History

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    This lavish coffee-table book traces the history of photography from the first black and white images to celebrated examples of 21st-century digital photography.Photography celebrates the most iconic photographs of the past 200 years and includes more than 50 biographies of the most famous photographers, explaining how they pushed the bounds of the medium. It also showcases examples of the extraordinary cameras that photographers experimented with, from the daguerreotype to the latest camera phones!Charting the influence of social and cultural change, as well as the impact of science and technology, this beautiful book follows the history of photographs from the first grainy attempts at portrait and landscape photography to gritty photojournalism, street photography, and digital photography, with special features delving into the stories behind photographic images that changed how people saw the world.This fantastic photography book promises:- A selection of the most important "lost" cultural artefacts from ancient times to the present day- Features images of the artworks where available, or specially commissioned illustrations of them based on written accounts- Includes details of the ongoing debate about whether looted art should be returned to its country of originPacked with information and full of inspiration, Photography is the perfect reference for budding photographers, seasoned professionals, and anyone with an interest in the subject. Whether you're looking for a riveting reference book to display on your coffee table or gift to a friend, or you're a life-longer learner with a thirst for knowledge - Photography is sure to delight!

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    £31.50

  • Make a TikTok Every Day: 365 Prompts for Attention-Grabbing TikToks

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd Make a TikTok Every Day: 365 Prompts for Attention-Grabbing TikToks

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    Life is short and so are TikToks, so what are you waiting for? Release your creativity with these 365 TikTok ideas. Making a TikTok video that goes viral is all about having a quirky idea that can grab attention in as little as 15 seconds. Whether you're a TikTok beginner or a practiced creator, the hardest part is often getting started. This unofficial book provides a year's worth of ideas in the form of creative prompts to keep you posting new videos every day. - Give the weather report using the app's Green Screen effect.- Use forced perspective and a coffee mug and make a splash as you dive in.- Dance with your dog.- Say nice things to a houseplant and see if it grows faster.- Kick-start a new meme by creating a TikTok that people will want to "duet" with.There are tips and advice from the most popular creators, including the queen of Alt TikTok, Melissa Ong, wholesome TikTok family The McFarlands, and fashion favourite Jeffery Dang, who provide insight into their experience on the app and how they got started as creators.

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    £9.99

  • Diaghilev's Empire: How the Ballets Russes Enthralled the World

    Faber & Faber Diaghilev's Empire: How the Ballets Russes Enthralled the World

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    Serge Diaghilev was the Russian impresario who is often said to have invented the modern art form of ballet. Commissioning such legendary names as Nijinsky, Fokine, Stravinsky, and Picasso, this intriguingly complex genius produced a series of radically original art works that had a revolutionary impact throughout the western world.Off stage and in its wake came scandal and sensation, as the great artists and mercurial performers involved variously collaborated, clashed, competed while falling in and out of love with each other on a wild carousel of sexual intrigue and temperamental mayhem. The Ballets Russes not only left a matchless artistic legacy - they changed style and glamour, they changed taste, and they changed social behaviour.The Ballets Russes came to an official end after many vicissitudes with Diaghilev's abrupt death in 1929. But the achievements of its heroic prime had established a paradigm that would continue to define the terms and set the standards for the next. Published to mark the hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Diaghilev's birth, Rupert Christiansen - leading critic and self-confessed 'incurable balletomane' - presents this freshly researched and challenging reassessment of a unique phenomenon, exploring passionate conflicts and outsize personalities in a story embracing triumph and disaster.

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    £22.50

  • AFTER: The Graphic Novel (Volume Two)

    Little, Brown Book Group AFTER: The Graphic Novel (Volume Two)

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    From the No. 1 international bestselling author, film producer and Wattpad platform icon Anna Todd - the continuation of her bestselling love story AFTER in Volume Two of After: The Graphic Novel.Fall in love all over again in volume two of the graphic novel adaptation of the global phenomenon AFTER! Uncover Tessa and Hardin's love story as you've never seen it before . . .GOOD INTENTIONS . . . BAD HABITS . . . SOMETHING UNMISTAKABLE . . . AND EVERYTHING AFTER. As Freshman year continues, Tessa and Hardin's chemistry is impossible to ignore. After taking a leap and ending things with her boyfriend from back home, Tessa desperately wants to make something work with Hardin, whose troubled eyes and tattooed arms make her swoon. The magnetism between them is undeniable, and now they have nothing standing in their way.Despite their new freedom, the road is bumpy. The closer they become, the quicker Hardin's walls come up and block Tessa out. But no matter how angry they get at each other, how many times he pushes her too far and she is disappointed by him, they are still drawn to one another. Their romance has consumed them both, and their passion is hot enough to burn everything down.Anna Todd's original story comes to life with breathtaking illustrations by Pablo Andres. Featuring twelve pages of behind-the-scenes and character profile bonus content, Volume Two of After: The Graphic Novel is the ultimate collector's item for fans everywhere!

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    £13.49

  • AFTER: The Graphic Novel (Volume One)

    Little, Brown Book Group AFTER: The Graphic Novel (Volume One)

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    Fall in love all over again in volume one of the graphic novel adaptation of the global phenomenon AFTER! Uncover Tessa and Hardin's love story as you've never seen it before . . . Anna Todd's original story comes to life with breathtaking illustrations by Pablo Andres. Featuring twelve pages of behind-the-scenes and character profile bonus content, After: The Graphic Novel is a great introduction to the bestselling series for new readers and the ultimate collector's item for fans everywhere!There was the time before Tessa met Hardin, and then there's everything AFTER . . .Tessa is a good girl with a sweet, reliable boyfriend back home. She's got direction, ambition, and a mother determined to keep her on course. But she's barely moved into her freshman dorm when she runs into Hardin Scott, with his tousled brown hair, cocky British accent, and tattoos. Good looking, confident, and rather rude, even a bit cruel. For all his attitude and insults, Tessa should hate Hardin, and she does - until something about his dark mood grabs her, and it's only a matter of time before he ignites a passion in her that she's never known before.He will call her beautiful, then insist he's not the one for her, making excuses and disappearing, again and again. He'll turn away from her, yet when she tries to push him aside, he'll only pull her in deeper. Despite the reckless way Hardin treats her, Tessa is drawn to his vulnerability and determined to unmask the real Hardin beneath all the lies.A good girl . . . a bad boy . . . something undeniable . . . and everything AFTER.

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    £13.49

  • Cabin: How to Build a Retreat in the Wilderness and Learn to Live With Nature

    Thames & Hudson Ltd Cabin: How to Build a Retreat in the Wilderness and Learn to Live With Nature

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    The story of the author’s cabin build in the wilderness, packed with practical advice for aspiring builders and insights into of the history of cabin culture around the world. In 2010, journalist and author Will Jones gave up London life to move to rural Canada with his young family. His dream was to build a remote cabin in the woods that would be a silent retreat from the world. This is the story of how he created the ultimate hideaway, inspired by cabin-building practices around the world. Throughout history, people around the world have built cabins as homes, naturewatching huts and even follies. In recent times, many have been drawn to cabinbuilding by a yearning to connect with nature and spend time in the wilderness. From the homes of indigenous peoples and the settlers of the New World to contemporary Nordic summer homes and artists’ retreats, the emotive lure of cabin-building shows no sign of abating. In this book, Will Jones explores the history and romance of cabin building and delves into the architectural styles, vernacular idiosyncrasies and tools and techniques of historical and modern builders. Weaving the personal story of his cabin build with illustrated practical know-how on everything from deciding on site and orientation, to foundations and interior design, Jones’s essential book is full of inspirational ideas. The urge to escape the city and live in nature has never been stronger. Part story, part history and part practical guide, this is the ultimate read for anyone dreaming of building a cabin of their own.

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    £18.00

  • How to Be a Movie Star: Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood 1941-1981

    Faber & Faber How to Be a Movie Star: Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood 1941-1981

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    "I don't pretend to be an ordinary housewife." So said Elizabeth Taylor, and therein lay her secret.From her days as a youthful minx at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to her post-studio reign as America's lustiest middle-aged movie queen, Taylor has defined the very essence of Hollywood stardom. Marching through the decades swathed in mink, discarding husbands nearly as frequently as she changed her diamond necklaces, Taylor dominated the headlines as no other star before or since. From America's sweetheart to America's homewrecker and then back again, she uncannily reflected (and at times predicted) the always shifting cultural zeitgeist. How to Be a Movie Star is a different kind of book about Elizabeth Taylor: an intimate look at a girl who grew up with fame, who learned early - and well - how to be famous.

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    £11.69

  • Discovering Abbeys and Priories

    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Discovering Abbeys and Priories

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    What exactly is an abbey and does it differ from a priory? This book clarifies the seeming confusion by answering these questions and much more besides. This new edition, in a larger format, includes descriptions of over 200 individual sites open to the public and over 90 colour photographs.

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    £9.99

  • Just Draw Botanicals: Beautiful Botanical Art, Contemporary Artists, Modern Materials

    Quarto Publishing PLC Just Draw Botanicals: Beautiful Botanical Art, Contemporary Artists, Modern Materials

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    Petite in size but packed with inspiration, Just Draw Botanicals presents 90 beautiful, contemporary botanical artworks in a range of media and styles.Each spread includes a stunning work of art paired with a discussion of the artist’s approach to creating it, including the techniques employed. At the bottom of the page, find tips on the tools, materials and methods used to make the piece. A hyper-realistic blackberry, a watercolour sketch of a bunch of mint in a glass, a detailed scratchboard study of three pussy willow twigs, a tribal-style pattern inspired by different leaf shapes, an abstract image-transfer print of a milkweed plant… the techniques and subjects covered are diverse. With these and more artworks – created in a variety of media, including watercolour, coloured pencils, oil, pen and ink, mixed media and pencil – explore: Shape, form and light Harmonious colours Contrasting elements Fine detail Capturing movement Cropped compositions Using negative space Anatomical accuracy A visual index is included at the front of the book so you can easily skip to a style or colour palette that interests you. At the back of the book, find an overview of materials and tips for using them; a list of further resources, including books and websites; and two additional indexes, one by artist name and the other by subject. Whether you are an artist looking for fresh ideas for creating botanical art or simply enjoy looking at nature-inspired images, this portable volume is a rich resource.

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    £11.69

  • How To Draw Anything

    Little, Brown Book Group How To Draw Anything

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    If you can write your name, you have enough touch to learn to draw. Let Mark Linley inspire you to pick up your pencil and create a magical masterpiece. His positive approach secures quick, accurate results and ever-growing confidence.Learn to look properly and get the basic outlines correct; include the key features but simplify what you see; understand how shading (such as dot stipple or cross-hatching) can transform a sketch; get the eye level right and see how a grid helps with the composition.Whatever you want to draw - a beautiful holiday scene, a lifelike portrait of your family or favourite pet, or even a funny cartoon to illustrate a birthday card - Mark Linley shows, in this new edition of his bestselling book, everything you need to succeed.

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    £9.89

  • The Star Trek Book New Edition

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd The Star Trek Book New Edition

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    To boldly expand your Star Trek horizons. Re-engage! The new edition of The Star Trek Book takes readers even further into one of the greatest science fiction universes ever created. This unique, insightful, and comprehensive examination of an enduring, much loved franchise features every era of Star Trek in one volume, from the pioneering 1960s TV series to the latest movies and streaming shows, including Star Trek: Beyond, Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Short Treks.Written by Star Trek experts, this book is packed with stunning film and TV stills, illuminating infographics, and incisive, specially curated essays that unlock the mysteries of the ever-expanding Star Trek Universe. From new and legendary heroes such as James T. Kirk, Jean-Luc Picard, and Michael Burnham to iconic villains like Khan, Q, and the Borg, to fascinating alien species like the Vulcans, Klingons, and Ferengi, this book explores the central characters, technology, civilizations, and events that have shaped the complex, epic story of Star Trek.Resistance is futile. This is the (star) trek of a lifetime you don't want to miss! TM & © 2021 CBS Studios Inc. © 2021 Paramount Pictures Corp. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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    £17.09

  • The Meaning of Art: Faber Modern Classics

    Faber & Faber The Meaning of Art: Faber Modern Classics

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    Since its first appearance in 1931 Herbert Read's introduction to the understanding of art has established itself as a classic of its kind. It provides a basis for the appreciation of paintings, sculpture and art-objects of all periods by defining the elements that went into their making. A compact survey of the world's art, from primitive cave-drawings to Jackson Pollock, The Meaning of Art explains the persistence of certain principles and aspirations throughout the history of art, and summarizes the essence of such movements as Gothic, Baroque, Impressionism, Expressionism and Surrealism.This new Faber Modern Classics edition features a brand new foreword by Will Gompertz, BBC arts editor.

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    £9.89

  • Landskipping: Painters, Ploughmen and Places

    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Landskipping: Painters, Ploughmen and Places

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    A ravishing celebration of landscape, its iridescent beauty and its potential to comfort, awe and mesmerise. Landskipping explores the different ways in which we have, throughout the ages, responded to the land, beginning in the eighteenth century when artists first started to paint English scenery, and the Lakes, as well as Snowdon, began to attract a new kind of visitor, the landscape tourist. Meanwhile, at the same time, an entirely different band of people, the agricultural improvers, also travelled the land, looking at it in terms of its usefulness as well as its beauty. What emerges as universal then and now is a place’s capacity to frame and define our experience. Moving from the rolling hills of Dorset to the peaks of the Scottish Highlands, this is an exquisite and compelling book, written by Anna Pavord with zest, passion and deep understanding.

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    £9.99

  • Flow: In Pursuit of a Living Building

    Oro Editions Flow: In Pursuit of a Living Building

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    An exploration into the work of the Omega Center for Sustainable Living, as it tests what is possible with regenerative design and the outcome when sustainability is moved to the top of the list of criteria.Flow chronicles the Omega Center for Sustainable Living at the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in Rhinebeck, New York. Designed by BNIM Architects, the OCSL embraces the concept of sustainable design and construction to the fullest. It is certified as a "Living Building," striving to have a net zero impact. Built in 2009, the center is an anchor for the groups' environmental efforts, and brings together state-of-the-art energy and waste systems, efforts to work with area farms and organic growers, and a teaching facility that demonstrates local solutions to global problems. It's unique location on one of the most important watersheds in the world the 13,400-sq mile Hudson River watershed basin informs its dedication to water quality and responsible stewardship.

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    £17.06

  • Angels

    Fools' Press Angels

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    £5.55

  • Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall, 1880-1940: A Dictionary and Source Book

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    £44.55

  • Wild Light: A printmaker’s day and night

    Little, Brown Book Group Wild Light: A printmaker’s day and night

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    With over 70 original illustrations, printmaker Angela Harding invites you to look at how the light changes the world around us, and how that changes us in its turn."I, like many other people, find great inspiration in the way mornings, evenings or bright midday light changes the way we see the things around us. The bouncing light of a cloud-filled storm sky can change a seascape through a palette of blues, greys, and turquoises. The cool summer moonlight that crosses my back garden sends long shadows that change the mood of the garden from homely to unfamiliar. And whether it's the low light of an English February afternoon or the sharp, bright mid-morning light of the Cornish seaside, the light and dark we experience affects our moods."But life is busy, and I am guilty as anyone of being too preoccupied by daily life to just stop and look. This book is a collection of illustrations from those moments when I have stopped and looked; when a particular encounter with nature has been highlighted by the time of day or the time of night, becoming a strong image long remembered and one that I wish to illustrate."I hope you enjoy this journey through 24 hours of my collected memories of the nature that surrounds me."

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    £22.50

  • Mariners Museum,U.S. America's Cup Treasury

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    £33.75

  • The Best of Matt 2023

    Orion Publishing Co The Best of Matt 2023

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    The latest - superb - collection from everyone's favourite cartoonist!'The master of the pocket cartoon. You can't be better than the best' Gyles Brandreth'Like a sunrise, he lifts the heart. He's so touching and achingly funny' Jilly Cooper'That rare thing - a daily cartoonist who never fails' THE TIMES'However bad the day's news, there'll still be a Matt cartoon the morning after, and we'll still laugh - he's a genius' Jeremy VineThere is no doubt: award-winning Matt definitely makes the world a happier place!

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    £8.99

  • Batch; Craft, Design and Product

    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Batch; Craft, Design and Product

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    This is a glamorous coffee table book covering the work of the international designer, maker and craftsperson. Batch showcases the cream of the contemporary craft world crossing different disciplines in design including; furniture, surface design and decoration, glass, ceramics, textiles, precious metals and multidiscipline design. Designers and craftspeople are pushing the boundaries and concept of craft, creating batches of work which emphasise the skill behind the object. These high-end craft objects are sold through design boutiques, galleries and department stores and they are produced by designers and makers successfully carving our lifestyle trends. In a retail environment where product design is becoming a cloned marketplace, Batch celebrates those products which have a story behind them and which have a high level of care and finish, which make them stand out in the crowd. The book presents the work through interviews with both national and international designers who explain the ideas and concepts behind their work, how they got started and how they have developed their businesses. The book also includes practical information in the 'Behind the Scenes' chapter on running a small business, liaising with manufacturers, dealing with press, setting up exhibitions, sourcing commissions and marketing. And when you are ready to start shopping, it also offers a shop guide compiled by the designers themselves. This book will not only appeal to makers for both visual interest and practical information but also to the buyers, collectors and admirers of contemporary craft and designers.

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    £36.00

  • Tattoo Playing Cards

    Orion Publishing Co Tattoo Playing Cards

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    ILLUSTRATED PLAYING CARDS from Oliver Munden, creator of Tattoo TarotA FULL DECK OF 54 CARDS means you can play all your favourite games with easeDISCOVER THE MEANINGS behind popular tattoos through time, from a sailor's sea creature to a spider woman, in the accompanying bookletLEARN ABOUT THE ARTISTS behind some of the most popular tattoo designs of the 20th centuryGive your favourite card games a stylish new look with Tattoo Playing Cards. Featuring illustrations of 54 tattoo symbols from around the world, the deck is accompanied by a booklet giving information on the meanings, history and cultural significance of the images. The perfect gift for fans of the Tattoo Colouring Book and Tattoo Tarot.

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    A gorgeous, coffee-table collection that captures the energy, excitement and, of course, the love, behind Peanuts's first-ever partnership and public art exhibition with seven major internationally renowned artists including Nina Chanel Abney, AVAF (Assume Vivid Astro Focus), FriendsWithYou, Mr. A (Andre Saraiva), Tomokazu Matsuyama, Rob Pruitt, and Kenny Scharf.Launched in early 2018, the Peanuts Global Artist Collective--which features dozens of specially commissioned pieces by seven high-profile distinguished artists--has been an international sensation that includes major public art displays in more than seven cities around the world, as well as product and retail partnerships.The artists selected to reinterpret the work of Charles Schulz are Nina Chanel Abney, AVAF (Assume Vivid Astro Focus), FriendsWithYou, Mr. A (Andre Saraiva), Tomokazu Matsuyama, Rob Pruitt, and Kenny Scharf.This beautifully designed and illustrated tie-in book collects the original works by each artist as well as interviews and information on what inspired their unique and delightful renditions of our favourite Peanuts characters. It also includes behind-the-scenes imagery and rarely seen material from the Peanuts archive.

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    Rizzoli International Publications Seeing Silence: The Beauty of the World’s Most Quiet Places

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    We tend to think of silence as the absence of sound, but it is actually the void where we can hear the sublime notes of nature. Here, photographer Pete McBride reveals the wonders of these hushed places in spectacular imagery from the thin-air flanks of Mount Everest to the depths of the Grand Canyon, from the high-altitude vistas of the Atacama to the African savannah, and from the Antarctic Peninsula to the flowing waters of the Ganges and Nile. These places remind us of the magic of being truly away and how such places are vanishing. Often showing beauty from vantages where no other photographer has ever stood, this is a seven-continent visual tour of global quietude and the power in nature s own sounds that will both inspire and calm.

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    Running Press,U.S. Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms Poster Book

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    Teleport yourself to the Forgotten Realms of Dungeons & Dragons with these licensed art posters!* OFFICIALLY LICENSED: An authentic Dungeons & Dragons product* HIGH QUALITY POSTERS: Gorgeous 8x10-inch full-color posters featuring 12 cityscapes from the Forgotten Realms * READY TO HANG: Easy removable sheets come ready to hang in your home, office, or anywhere* PERFECT GIFT FOR THE D&D FAN: Share and show-off your love for Dungeons & Dragons with these unique postersDungeons & Dragons, D&D, their respective logos, and the dragon ampersand, are registered trademarks of Wizards of the Coast LLC. 2022 Wizards of the Coast. All rights reserved.

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  • Chunky: The Best Bits from Acorn Antiques to Kitty and more

    Orion Publishing Co Chunky: The Best Bits from Acorn Antiques to Kitty and more

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    'Absolutely perfect. All Christmas presents sorted. No notes.' Sarra ManningPublished to celebrate the much-missed Victoria Wood's 70th birthday, this stunning hardback edition of Chunky contains the very best of Wood's sketches and shows, including those never seen on TV, as well as:NEW introduction from Celia Imrie, star of many of Victoria Wood's showsAdditions and annotations from Wood's acclaimed official biographer, Jasper Rees.'I was very proud to be part of her gang.' Celia Imrie'There was none like her before and there's been none like her since - she was unique.' Dawn French'She is on a par with Alan Bennett.' Clive James

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  • GHOSTS: The Button House Archives: The instant Sunday Times bestseller companion book to the BBC’s much loved television series

    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC GHOSTS: The Button House Archives: The instant Sunday Times bestseller companion book to the BBC’s much loved television series

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    The comic companion to the BBC sitcom GHOSTS, perfect for all the family. Everybody leaves a trace. The ghosts of Button House may have been dead a long time - some of them a very long time - but they have all left their mark on the world (even if, in Robin’s case, that mark is just a handprint on the wall of a cave). Gathered together in this volume is a treasure trove of unearthed cuttings, original records and rare artefacts that explore the unseen lives of those who died at Button House: from Thomas's love letters to Pat's ‘Summer Camp Rap’, and from Julian's campaign promises to Lady Button's Rules of Etiquette. There are even documents dictated to the one person who can see and hear the ghosts: Alison Cooper. Written by the show’s creators – Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond – this eclectic archive is a unique chance to discover more about the beloved ghosts of Button House. Thank be to Moonah! A book for all the family, it is as warm-spirited and deliriously daft as the series itself.

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  • Instant Wall Art Enchanted Mushrooms: 45 Ready-to-Frame Illustrations for Your Home Décor

    Adams Media Corporation Instant Wall Art Enchanted Mushrooms: 45 Ready-to-Frame Illustrations for Your Home Décor

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    Add the magic and wonder of the forest to your walls with these 45 beautiful and intriguing illustrations of mushrooms in three convenient sizes to fit any space. Turn any room into an enchanting place to escape with these stunning, ready-to-frame prints that conjure the idyllic feeling of a hidden, ancient forest where fae and other creatures could be hiding under any flora. Inside you’ll find illustrations of forty-five different species of mushrooms from Chicken of the Woods, Lion’s Mane, Oyster, and Morel to Chanterelles, Puffball, Cordyceps, and more. Each unique illustration was created by Eisner and Ringo Award–winning artist Sara Richard. The intricately detailed prints are perfect for any type of space whether you’re decorating your first apartment or updating the walls in your dream home. Combine multiple prints to create a gallery of gorgeous illustrations. Featuring three different sizes—8x10, 5x7, and 4x6—these prints are easy to frame to beautify any space.

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  • Instant Wall Art Vibrant Botanical Prints: 45 Ready-to-Frame Illustrations for Your Home Décor

    Adams Media Corporation Instant Wall Art Vibrant Botanical Prints: 45 Ready-to-Frame Illustrations for Your Home Décor

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    Maximize your décor and personalize your space with these 45 unique botanical illustrations of beautiful plants and flowers in three convenient sizes to perfectly fit any frame or wall space.With Instant Wall Art Vibrant Botanical Prints, you can fill an entire wall with stunning, ready-to-frame images for the cost of a single art print. These forty-five eye-catching illustrations of beautiful and interesting plants will transform your space and create visual impact. These intricately detailed prints are perfect for any room whether you are decorating your first apartment or updating the walls in your dream home. Combine multiple prints to create a gallery of gorgeous illustrations. Printed on high quality, perforated paper, each image is ready for easy removal. Featuring three different image sizes—8x10, 5x7, and 4x6—these prints are easy to frame and add to any space.

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  • Look Again: The Sea

    Tate Publishing Look Again: The Sea

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    Look Again is a new series of short books from Tate Publishing, opening up the conversation about British art over the last 500 years, and exploring what art has to tell us about our lives today. Written by leading voices from the worlds of literature, art and culture, each book sheds new light on some of the most well-known, best-loved and thought-provoking artworks in the national collection, and asks us to look again. Author Philip Hoare takes us on an exploration of the sea and the way it has provided a deep source of inspiration for artists featured in the Tate collection, from William Blake to Maggi Hambling. Artists have always seen the sea as a mirror of their anxieties and desires; an endless resource for their creativity and their dreams. Under our human sway, the sea has shifted in meaning, from creation myth to economic wealth, from mystic wonder to modern exploitation. Look Again: The Sea dives into the breadth of historical and contemporary works in Britain's national collection of art, as well as the beloved literature they have inspired. By reframing them within a social and political perspective rather than a chronological or art-historical one, prize-winning author Philip Hoare shows how art has continually borne witness to the power and allure of the sea.

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  • The Art and Making of Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy

    Viz Media, Subs. of Shogakukan Inc The Art and Making of Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy

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    Enter the thrilling world of Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy with this deluxe making-of art book.The fate of Cybertron lies in the hands of the Autobots in this gripping new animated series. The Art and Making of Transformers: War For Cybertron Trilogy provides an incredible behind-the-scenes look at the conception of this exhilarating new story and gives readers insight into the exacting character design that brought the Autobots, Decepticons, Maximals, and Predacons to life. Featuring hundreds of pieces of gorgeous concept art, this deluxe hardcover shows the painstaking detail that went into the creation of the technological world of Cybertron, the vastness of space, and the wilderness of prehistoric Earth. With stunning imagery and exclusive interviews with the show’s creators, producers, artists, voice actors, and more, this book will provide the ultimate look into the crafting of the action-packed series.

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  • The Art of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

    Viz Media, Subs. of Shogakukan Inc The Art of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

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    Hunting demons has never been so beautiful than in this collection of art from Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba!After the debut of the global smash-hit manga Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Koyoharu Gotouge instantly became one of the most popular artists in the world! The trials and travails of Tanjiro and Nezuko, two siblings cursed by fate, touched the hearts of fans even as the beautifully drawn action scenes thrilled them. The Art of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba collects the intricate and mind-bogglingly beautiful color art from the series, in addition to a host of chapter pages, illustrations, bonus manga, and commentary from creator Koyoharu Gotouge!

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