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  • Still Life

    by Sarah Winman ...
    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA BBC BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB PICKA BBC RADIO 4 BOOK AT BEDTIMEWINNER OF THE INWORDS LITERARY AWARD‘Sheer joy' Graham Norton‘Utterly beautiful … filled with hope’ Joanna Cannon, author of Three Things About Elsie‘A bear-hug of a book’ Rachel Joyce, author of Miss Benson’s Beetle</... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Complete Guide to Drawing & Illustration

    A Practical and Inspirational Course for Artists of All Abilities

    by Peter Gray ...
    If you have always wanted to excel at drawing, then The Complete Guide to Drawing & Illustration is for you. All you need is a pencil, a bit of blank paper and the expert guidance you will find within these pages. This book is designed to systematically teach you the essentials of drawing and lays the groundwork for you to develop your own personal drawing style.• Hands-on course in drawing and ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Beyond Sticky Notes

    Doing Co-design for Real: Mindsets, methods and movements

    Co-design is a transformative, community-centred design method which is much discussed – yet rarely practised authentically. Beyond Sticky Notes teaches you what co-design is and how to do it. Packed full of useful tips, clear diagrams, and practical frameworks, this book will help you lead collaborative design work, and genuinely share power.A useful book for new and experienced practitioners ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Snowflakes Over The Starfish Café

    The BRAND NEW winter release from Jessica Redland for 2021

    **'Heartbreakingly moving and yet beautifully uplifting, I cried for all the right reasons!' Jo Bartlett'I fell in love with this story from page one.' Helen J Rolfe'Achingly poignant, yet full of hope - You will fall in love with this beautiful Christmas story' Sandy Barker**'A tender love story, full of sweet touches and beautiful characters.' Beth MoranWelcome to The Starfish Café - where you ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Paint Watercolor Flowers

    A Beginner's Step-by-Step Guide

    You can paint beautiful blooms, step by step!Sunflowers, orchids, daffodils, lilies...your brush can bring these and more to life with Paint Watercolor Flowers. Master watercolorist Birgit O'Connor guides you every step of the way, from selecting essential watercolor supplies, to practicing basic painting techniques, to capturing the unique details of a variety of flowers, to showing them off in ... Read more

    $24.19 AUD

  • Pyongyang

    A Journey in North Korea

    by Guy Delisle ...
    Famously referred to as part of the 'Axis-of-Evil', North Korea remains one of the most secretive and mysterious nations in the world today. A series of manmade and natural catastrophes have also left it one of the poorest. When the fortress-like country recently opened the door a crack to foreign investment, cartoonist Guy Delisle found himself in its capital Pyongyang on a work visa for a French ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Drawing Made Easy: Lifelike Heads: Discover your "inner artist" as you learn to draw portraits in graphite

    Discover your "inner artist" as you learn to draw portraits in graphite

    by Lance Richlin ...
    series Drawing Made Easy
    Learn to draw amazingly realistic portraits in seven easy stagesThis book is the perfect guide for creating lifelike representations of the human head in graphite. Experienced artist Lance Richlin begins by explaining drawing tools and materials, shading techniques, and the important anatomical structures of the head. Following these basics, he shows how to light the subject, block in and render ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD

  • A Village Murder

    The start of a new crime series from the bestselling author of the Exham-on-Sea Murder Mysteries

    series The Ham Hill Murder Mysteries #1
    'I lovedA Village Murder and its setting. It kept surprising me!' Faith Martin, #1 bestselling authorThe start of a brand new series from the bestselling author of the Exham-on-Sea Murder Mysteries.An English village can be deadly, when your past catches up with you...In the beautiful rural Somerset village of Lower Hembrow, crammed full with English eccentrics, something is amiss...Landscape g... ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Cool Factor

    A Guide to Achieving Effortless Style, with Secrets from the Women Who Have It

    by Andrea Linett ...
    “An excellent idea for a book. . . . Next time I spend more than $40 on an article of clothing, I’ll run it by Linett first.”—The New York Times Book ReviewIn a culture where trends are born and die every minute, maintaining style and effortlessness at every age requires that little extra something—the cool factor. Being “cool” isn’t about chasing trends or defying age but about following a few ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Why Are We 'Artists'?

    100 World Art Manifestos

    by Jessica Lack ...
    series Penguin Modern Classics
    'Art is not a luxury. Art is a basic social need to which everyone has a right'.This extraordinary collection of 100 artists' manifestos from across the globe over the last 100 years brings together political activists, anti-colonialists, surrealists, socialists, nihilists and a host of other voices. From the Négritude movement in Europe, Africa and Martinique to Japan's Bikyoto, from Iraqi ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • One and Five Ideas

    On Conceptual Art and Conceptualism

    by Terry Smith ...
    In One and Five Ideas eminent critic, historian, and former member of the Art & Language collective Terry Smith explores the artistic, philosophical, political, and geographical dimensions of Conceptual Art and conceptualism. These four essays and a conversation with Mary Kelly—published between 1974 and 2012—contain Smith's most essential work on Conceptual Art and his argument that conceptualism ... Read more

    $28.70 AUD

  • Reparative Aesthetics

    Witnessing in Contemporary Art Photography

    By offering a new way of thinking about the role of politically engaged art, Susan Best opens up a new aesthetic field: reparative aesthetics. The book identifies an innovative aesthetic on the part of women photographers from the southern hemisphere, who against the dominant modes of criticality in political art, look at how cultural production can be reparative.The winner ofthe Art Association ... Read more

    $40.58 AUD

  • The Art of Alice: Madness Returns

    Legendary game designer American McGee created one of the most visually arresting games of all time in Alice. Eleven years later, McGee returns with a sequel just as groundbreaking as his critically acclaimed classic—Alice: Madness Returns!Dark Horse and Spicy Horse studio invite Alice fans to take a journey through the wonderland of American McGee's imagination for an unprecedented look at the ... Read more

    $30.02 AUD $8.13 AUD

  • From Impressionism to Post-Impressionism - Art History Book for Children | Children's Arts, Music & Photography Books

    Art can come in may styles and the technique to create each one can vary depending on the artist and the era. In this book, we're going to study art history from Impressionism to Post-Impressionism. What are the differences between them? How do you tell one from the other? What are examples of art produced? Know the answers and more from the pages of this book. ... Read more

    $5.38 AUD

  • The Beautiful Fall

    Fashion, Genius and Glorious Excess in 1970s Paris

    by Alicia Drake ...
    The dazzling story of Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent: of two men without equal, their meteoric rise and their bitter rivalryIn 1950s Paris, Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld were friends, the rising stars of the fashion world. But by the late sixties the city was invaded by a new mood of liberation and hedonism, and dominated by intrigue, infidelities, addiction and parties. Each ... Read more

    $18.36 AUD

  • 100 Artists' Manifestos

    From the Futurists to the Stuckists

    by Alex Danchev ...
    series Penguin Modern Classics
    In this remarkable collection of 100 manifestos from the last 100 years, Alex Danchev presents the cacophony of voices of such diverse movements as Futurism, Dadaism, Surrealism, Feminism, Communism, Destructivism, Vorticism, Stridentism, Cannibalism and Stuckism, taking in along the way film, architecture, fashion, and cookery.Artists' manifestos are nothing if not revolutionary. They are ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How to Build a Car: The Autobiography of the World’s Greatest Formula 1 Designer

    by Adrian Newey ...
    'Adrian has a unique gift for understanding drivers and racing cars. He is ultra competitive but never forgets to have fun. An immensely likeable man.' Damon HillThe world’s foremost designer in Formula One, Adrian Newey OBE is arguably one of Britain’s greatest engineers and this is his fascinating, powerful memoir.How to Build a Car explores the story of Adrian’s unrivalled 35-year career in ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Hollywood Cartoons

    American Animation in Its Golden Age

    In Hollywood Cartoons, Michael Barrier takes us on a glorious guided tour of American animation in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s, to meet the legendary artists and entrepreneurs who created Bugs Bunny, Betty Boop, Mickey Mouse, Wile E. Coyote, Donald Duck, Tom and Jerry, and many other cartoon favorites. Beginning with black-and-white silent cartoons, Barrier offers an insightful account, taking us ... Read more

    $29.91 AUD

  • The Mammoth Book of Hollywood Scandals

    series Mammoth Books #406
    Murders, suicides, unexplained deaths, scandalous romances, illegitimate children, cover-ups, and more, from the 1920s to Hollywood's Golden Age in the 1960s and right up to the present day.It covers over 60 scandals including: The Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle Scandal; Clark Gable's Baby Scandals; The Rape of Patricia Douglas; The Life and Death of Jean Harlow; The Sudden Death of James Dean; Marilyn ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • A Match Made in Venice

    Escape with Leonie Mack for the perfect romantic novel for winter 2021

    by Leonie Mack ...
    'Wonderfully romantic’ Sandy Barker****Escape to the breath-taking beauty of Venice – The City of Love.When pragmatic, sensible and resolutely single Deirdre York (Didi to her friends) is sent to Venice for work she is determined not to be taken in by the romantic clichés. Winter in the floating city may be breathtakingly beautiful, but she’s here with a clear purpose and will not let the magic of ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Another Country

    For several years now, Nicolas Rothwell has travelled the length and breadth of Northern and Central Australia. This book collects published and unpublished writing from that time. It contains sundry tales of marvellous places, told in an inimitable style. There are profiles of mystics and artists, explorers and healers, accounts of desert journeys, ground-breaking pieces on art, politics, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Little Black Book of Style

    by Nina Garcia ...
    From Nina Garcia—fashion judge on Bravo’s hit Project Runway and author of Style Strategy and The One Hundred—comes her wildly popular New York Times bestseller The Little Black Book of Style. Here, in one indispensible volume, are Nina’s ultimate rules of style to help you uncover your own signature look.Every time you dress, you assert your identity. With style, you tell the world your story. In ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Complete Pattern Directory

    1500 Designs from All Ages and Cultures

    An essential resource for any designer, crafter, artist, or historian, The Complete Pattern Dictionary is the most comprehensive, practical, and beautiful directory of patterns throughout history, covering all periods, styles, and cultures.Throughout history, patterns have come in countless permutations of motif, color, and scale. From the first rhythmic marks pressed onto clay vessels, to the ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

  • Germany

    Memories of a Nation

    From Neil MacGregor, the author of A History of the World in 100 Objects, this is a view of Germany like no otherToday, as the dominant economic force in Europe, Germany looms as large as ever over world affairs. But how much do we really understand about it, and how do its people understand themselves?In this enthralling new book, Neil MacGregor guides us through the complex history, culture and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD