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Making Greeting Cards with Rubber Stamps

Hand-stamped greeting cards are quick and fun to create - and even more fun to receive! They make every occasion a little more special, and heartfelt sentiments all the sweeter. You dont need much to get started - just a stamp, an ink pad, some paper and your imagination. Use this book to find hundreds of colorful ideas and techniques for creating one-of-a-kind greetings

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Street Renegades: New Underground Art

Graffiti and street art have been at the heart of visual subcultures for the past thirty years. However, as time progresses the new wave of artists are moving in fresh directions. Corporate giants have been quick to jump on the graffiti bandwagon, perceiving it as a shortcut to youth culture. Even street stickers have been highjacked by the multinationals for advertising.F

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Drawing Dynamic Hands

The most comprehensive book ever published on drawing hands, it uses a revolutionary system for visualizing the hand in an almost infinite number of positions. Sold per each.

Books in Art

Anatomy For The Artist

Jeno Barcsay, a professor who taught applied anatomy at the Budapest Academy of Fine arts, offers a detailed portrayal of the human body for the fine artist in 142 full page plates. From the entire skeleton and the joints in and out of motion to all the muscles and even facial characteristics, every body part appears in close-up and from varying perspectives, with discussi

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Mary: Images of the Holy Mother

Although she is mentioned only a few times in the Bible, Mary, the mother of Jesus, is the most holy and revered woman in the Christian world. Through the ages she has inspired millions through her quietly majestic visage, and is second only to Jesus as a revered subject for artists over the centuries. Mary: Images of the Holy Mother is a visual celebration of Mary that ta

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Happy Kitty Bunny Pony: A Saccharine Mouthful of Super Cute

From turn-of-the-century novelties and Depression-era distraction, through wartime comfort, to Hello Kitty and Jeff Koons, cuteness has thrived in the fertile soil of modern media and pop culture. This work celebrates the cult of the cute. It is a testament to our fascination with cute things.

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Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper

In the 1930s and 1940s, while the battles for modern art and modern society were being fought in Paris and Spain, it seemed to some a betrayal that John Betjeman and John Piper were in love with a provincial world of old churches and tea shops.Alexandra Harris tells a different story: eclectically, passionately,wittily, urgently, English artists were exploring what it mean

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Mass Media in a Mass Society

Richard Hoggart, famous for his writings on literature, education, and the means of communication, and especially for his influential The Uses of Literacy, has written a new work in which he looks at the ways in which mass communications in the twenty-first century both encourage and hinder greater understanding of the modern world.Hoggart takes a number of aspects of mass

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The Optical Unconscious

The Optical Unconscious is a pointed protest against the official story of modernism and against the critical tradition that attempted to define modern art according to certain sacred commandments and self-fulfilling truths. The account of modernism presented here challenges the vaunted principle of vision itself. And it is a very different story than we have ever read,

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Patti Smith 1969-1976

I was eager to be Judys model and to have the opportunity to work with a true artist. I felt protected in the atmosphere we created together. We had an inner narrative, producing our own unspoken film, with or without a camera.-Patti Smith, from her afterwordLike a scene in Godards Vivre sa vie or Dreyers La Passion de Jeanne dArc, Patti Smith posed for the lens of

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