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  • New Botanical Painting

    by Harriet de Winton

    Award-winning artist Harriet de Winton shows you how to create contemporary watercolour artworks to treasure and share. Through more than 30 step-by-step projects, discover how to paint individual flowers and foliage, as well as beautiful botanical compositions. Use your new skills to make art for your wall, unique cards, invitations, or simply paint for pleasure. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Why do My Skin Tones Look Lifeless? Plus 25 Solutions to Other Portrait Painting Peeves: Tips and Techniques on Oil Painting Portraits, Mixing Skin Colours, Eyes, Hair and More

    by Rachel Shirley

    A troubleshooting guide for portraiture.Portraiture is often seen as the last frontier of representational art as every detail has huge consequences upon whether a portrait looks like the person depicted. The beginner need not venture far before encountering a possible minefield of problems. Common issues might be why a portrait painting looks childish, eyes look like marbles, hair looks like a ... Read more

    $5.53 AUD

  • The Optickal Illusion

    by Rachel Halliburton

    In The Optickal Illusion, Rachel Halliburton’s meticulous recreation of Georgian society reveals the sordid details of a genuine scandal that deceived the British Royal Academy.Her debut novel questions the lengths women must go to make their mark on a society that seeks to underplay their abilities - a theme only too relevant today. It is three years from the dawn of a new century and in London, ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • Painting Boats

    Dynamic Dimensions

    by Ev Hales

    Painting boats with watercolor can be exciting and challenging. Discover how to: - - simplify drawing boats. - harness the energy in the water. - use the character of wharves and jetties where boats are found. - use the figurative element for scale. - exploit the energy of your brush mark. - use the variety of subject matter under the painting boats umbrella. - create exciting compositions from ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Landscape Painting In Oils: Twenty Step by Step Guides: Step by Step Art Projects on Oil Painting: Landscapes in Alla Prima, Impasto and More

    by Rachel Shirley

    How do I complete my first oil painting step by step?This book outlines 20 achievable oil painting demonstrations for the beginner featuring landscape art from the simple to the more challenging (taken from my hardback Oil Paintings from the Landscape published by GMC Publications 2003)Find subject matter including a stone circle, a church, a cornfield, a lake, a castle, a coast, plus more exotic ... Read more

    $4.42 AUD

  • Get Started Painting: Explore Acrylic, Oil, Pastel, and Watercolor

    Explore Acrylic, Oil, Pastel, and Watercolor

    by Marla Baggetta and 4 more

    series How to Draw & Paint
    Learn how to paint in four different media! Taking the first steps to learn how to paint can be a challenge, especially when beginning artists are unsure which medium best suits them. With this book, aspiring artists will discover the qualities and benefits of four painting media-acrylic, oil, pastel, and watercolor-making it easier for them to begin their artistic journey. After an in-depth ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • Renoir's Dancer

    The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

    by Catherine Hewitt

    In the 1880s, Suzanne Valadon was considered the Impressionists’ most beautiful model. But behind her captivating façade lay a closely-guarded secret.Born in poverty in rural France, as a teenager in Montmartre, Suzanne began posing for – and having affairs with – some of the age’s most renowned painters. Then Renoir caught her indulging in a passion she had been trying to conceal: the model was ... Read more

    $26.72 AUD

  • The Paint Pouring Workshop

    Learn to Create Dazzling Abstract Art with Acrylic Pouring

    by Marcy Ferro

    Jump into the exciting world of paint pouring—and instantly create dazzling, abstract art—with this comprehensive how-to guide by the popular founder of the Mixed Media Girl YouTube channel.Paint pouring—which involves using a free-flowing acrylic paint mixture created with a pouring medium, such as glue and water—is the hottest trend for making abstract art. In this fun, colorful guide, Marcy ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Watercolor Painting

    A Comprehensive Approach to Mastering the Medium

    by Tom Hoffmann

    The beauty of a watercolor painting lies in its diaphanous layers, delicate strokes, and luminous washes. However, the very features that define the beauty of the medium can make it difficult to master. This complete guide to understanding the relationships between color, value, wetness, and composition unravels the mysteries of watercolor to help your practice evolve.Experienced teacher and ... Read more

    $23.31 AUD

  • Acrylic Painting Step by Step

    Discover all the basics and a range of special techniques for creating your own masterpieces in acrylic

    by Tom Swimm

    series Artist's Library
    Beginners and accomplished artists alike are attracted to the beauty and versatility of acrylic painting. In this comprehensive book, you will find all the instruction and inspiration you need to master the medium or improve your painting skills. Accomplished artist Tom Swimm guides you step by step through 12 stunning acrylic projects, offering easy-to-follow instructions along with his personal ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Realistic Painting Workshop: Creative Methods for Painting from Life

    Creative Methods for Painting from Life

    by Dan Carrel

    This is a unique, how-to art instruction book, taught by masterful artist Dan Carrel. Using Dan's original method of painting, readers with little or no painting experience will easily learn to create realistic renderings of any subject. Through a simple process of layering and learning how to create light and shadow with paint, a complex and sophisticated image emerges. What begins as chaotic ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Relax creatively - Fabric painting - Your fast & easy guide Number 2 - Fabric colouring in

    Your fast & easy guide, #2

    by Margot Krekeler

    series Your fast & easy guide #2
    Are you looking for new and effective ways to reduce stress and relax?Fabric colouring in could be your solution!What is fabric colouring in?Adult colouring-in books are very popular because many stressed-out people value colouring in as being an easy way to relax.Fabric colouring in – the new fabric-painting discipline – <s... ... Read more


  • The Drover's Wife

    A Collection

    by Frank Moorhouse

    Since Henry Lawson wrote his story 'The Drover’s Wife' in 1892, Australian writers, painters, performers and photographers have created a wonderful tradition of drover's wife works, stories and images.The Russell Drysdale painting from 1945 extended the mythology and it, too, has become an Australian icon.Other versions of the Lawson story have been written by Murray Bail, Barbara Jefferis, Mandy ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Last Pre-Raphaelite

    Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination

    by Fiona MacCarthy

    Winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, this is the biography of celebrated nineteenth-century artist Edward Burne-Jones, who - with William Morris - connects Victorian and modern art.'A triumph of biographical art.' Independent'Magnificent.' Guardian'Rarely are biographies both as authoritative and engaging as this.' Literary ReviewThe angels on our Ch... ... Read more

    $17.92 AUD

  • Monet

    by Nathalia Brodskaya

    For Claude Monet the designation ‘impressionist’ always remained a source of pride. In spite of all the things critics have written about his work, Monet continued to be a true impressionist to the end of his very long life. He was so by deep conviction, and for his Impressionism he may have sacrificed many other opportunities that his enormous talent held out to him. Monet did not paint classical ... Read more

    $6.37 AUD

  • Portrait Painting in Oil: 10 Step by Step Guides from Old Masters: Learn to Paint Portraits via Detailed Oil Painting Demonstrations

    by Rachel Shirley

    Portraiture would seem an art form reserved for the most intrepid and experienced of artists.But this oil painting guidebook aims to break down this seemingly exacting subject matter into manageable pieces.Within you will find step-by-step instructions on completing 10 old master portraits in oil. Leaving no stone unturned, portrait painting would seem more possible.Each demonstration comprises an ... Read more

    $6.26 AUD

  • Renoir’s Nudes

    43 Paintings

    by Daniel Coenn

    As celebrator of feminine sensuality and beauty, Renoir is final representative of tradition which runs directly from Rubens to Watteau. The female nude was one of his primary subjects. In characteristic Impressionist style, Renoir suggested the details of a scene though freely brushed touches of color, so that his figures softly fuse with one another and their surroundings. The women he painted, ... Read more

    $3.26 AUD

  • Fun Face Painting Ideas for Kids

    40 Step-by-Step Demos

    by Brian Wolfe and 1 more

    Design a silly face...or a scary one, or a fairy one, or anything else you can dream up! The world-renowned authors of Extreme Face Painting are taking it back to the basics, with some innovative twists. All ages and all skill levels will learn the secrets to creating awesome face art with easy-to-find materials, friendly instruction for beginners, and fresh inspiration for more seasoned face ... Read more

    $21.11 AUD

  • Portrait Painting Atelier

    Old Master Techniques and Contemporary Applications

    by Suzanne Brooker and 1 more

    The art of portraiture approached its apex during the sixteenth century in Europe with the discovery of oil painting when the old masters developed and refined techniques that remain unsurpassed to this day. The ascendance of nonrepresentational art in the middle of the twentieth century displaced these venerable skills, especially in academic art circles. Fortunately for aspiring artists today ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • The Lost Mona Lisa

    by R A Scotti

    In the late afternoon of Sunday, 20 August 1911, three men strolled into the Louvre museum in Paris. Disguising themselves as museum staff they hid until nightfall. Sixteen hours later the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa, had vanished. The theft of the Mona Lisa was the greatest crime ever to hit the art world. France closed her borders, a massive man-hunt was launched, even ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Artist’s Garden in Oils: Eighteen Step by Step Guides: Step by Step Art Projects on Oil Painting: Flowers, Figures and More

    by Rachel Shirley

    A step by step art book that explores the garden as a source of inspiration.A typical haven yields more than one may first expect, from allotments, deckchairs and swings to pets, hanging baskets and fishponds. The only other essential ingredient is sunlight.Taken from my art instruction book, Oil paintings from your Garden published by GMC Publications 2002, this book outlines eighteen oil ... Read more

    $4.42 AUD

  • Painting Moving Water

    Surface Energy

    by Ev Hales

    Energy, sound and rhythm all combine when water is moving fast. This painting instruction ebook takes you on a ride down the rapids as you explore moving water and the potential of this subject when in an artist’s hands. Find patterns that help create the illusion of movement. Specific brush techniques illustrate freedom with your brushwork and when this is combined with a suitable painting ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Van Gogh

    by Vincent van Gogh

    Vincent van Gogh’s life and work are so intertwined that it is hardly possible to observe one without thinking of the other. Van Gogh has indeed become the incarnation of the suffering, misunderstood martyr of modern art, the emblem of the artist as an outsider. An article, published in 1890, gave details about van Gogh’s illness. The author of the article saw the painter as “a terrible and ... Read more

    $6.37 AUD

  • Show Me don't Tell Me ebooks: Book Ten - Flower Art

    by Allan Brandon Hill

    Show Me Don't Tell Me eBooks are designed to be the digital version of traditional coffee table books. Their modest purpose is to commemorate the work of accomplished artists without excessive verbal commentary; to serve as a handy reference and guide in the intelligent use of color, line, form and composition for art students, art educators, and everyone interested in art as a means of personal ... Read more