Unlock your inner artist and learn how to draw the human body in this beautifully illustrated art book by celebrated artist and teacher Sarah Simblet.
This visually striking guide takes a fresh approach to drawing the human body. A combination of innovative photography and drawings, practical life-drawing lessons, and in-depth explorations of the body's surface and underlying structure are used to reveal and celebrate the human form.
Combining specially-commissioned photographs of models with
Following the award-winning BBC Radio 4 series, a panoramic exploration of peoples, objects and beliefs from the celebrated author of A History of the World in 100 Objects and Germany
'Riveting, extraordinary ... tells the sweeping story of religious belief in all its inventive variety. The emphasis is not on our differences, but on shared spiritual yearnings' Rachel Campbell-Johnston, The Times, Books of the Year
One of the central facts of human existence is that every society shares
This is a book-length poem - a collage of water-stories, taken mostly from the Odyssey - about a minor character, abandoned on a stony island. We recognise other mythical characters - Helios, Icarus, Alcyone, Philoctetes, Calypso, Clytemnestra, Orpheus, Poseidon, Hermes - who drift in and out of the poem, surfacing briefly before disappearing.
This original work introduces readers to the techniques from the hyperrealist movement, a style applied to painting and sculpture whose techniques aspire to photographic exactitude in drawing. In the pages of this book readers will find all the techniques and suggestions they need to make their own hyperrealist creations, all explained in a pleasant and fun way.
Perfect for display or close observation, the posters in this elegantly produced collection of Ernst Haeckel's exquisite illustrations of natural forms demonstrate his exceptional artistry. Biologist, physician, philosopher, and artist, Ernst Haeckel was also a prescient observer of the natural world. His highly detailed and expertly rendered illustrations, first published at the turn of the 20th century, are not only beautiful works of art, but also have scientific underpinnings. Now available
'There's plenty to see, do and think about here and this is a book that will do a lot more than instruct. It'll open your eyes and who knows what you'll see?' Paint Magazine
Learn how to combine acrylics with mixed-media techniques to create 27 expressive, abstract paintings inspired by nature.
!Herbarium Vitae! is a collection of illustrations by artist, Phoebe Atkey. A part of NHP's Collective Shorts series, here we see Atkey produce a series of work in the style of traditional Victorian herbarium or animalium depictions, but reimagined with a modern twist.
Bob Ross--whose happy paintings, hairstyle, and catchphrases never cease to delight--is still as popular as ever with Millennials and fans of all ages. Part of a successful and growing Bob Ross program for RP, this unique journal captures the artist's matchless appeal.