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Sculpture

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  • The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance

    A Hidden Inheritance

    by Edmund De Waal

    264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox: potter Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in the Tokyo apartment of his great uncle Iggie. Later, when Edmund inherited the 'netsuke', they unlocked a story far larger than he could ever have imagined...The Ephrussis came from Odessa, and at one time were the largest grain exporters in the world; ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Mountain

    by Drusilla Modjeska

    'A novel as intricate and powerful as the bark-cloth paintings at its heart' -- Anna Funder In 1968 Papua New Guinea is on the brink of independence, and everything is about to change. Amidst the turmoil filmmaker Leonard arrives from England with his Dutch wife, Rika, to study and film an isolated village high in the mountains. The villagers' customs and art have been passed down through ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Creating Lifelike Figures in Polymer Clay

    Tools and Techniques for Sculpting Realistic Figures

    by Katherine Dewey

    Katherine Dewey's expressive and elegantly detailed sculptures enchant all who see them. With the magical medium of polymer clay and this book, you can follow in her footsteps.Thorough instructions supported by more than 400 step-by-step color photos and 200 detailed drawings cover the entire process of sculpting realistic figures, from selecting clay and gathering essential tools to the basics of ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • Wood Carving for Beginners

    by Charles H. Hayward

    This early work on wood carving is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It contains details of the tools, materials and techniques involved in different styles of wood carving. This is a fascinating work and highly recommended for anyone interested in the art of the decorative woodwork. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • Camouflage of British Destroyers and Escorts in World War II

    by Ed Valerio

    Camouflage of British Destroyers and Escorts in World War II is an illustrated guide to the patterns and colors used by the British navy in their war against Hitler’s U-boats. The book explains the history of camouflage on these vessels and some of the reasons why the British chose the schemes they did, and how they evolved over the course of the war. The ships in this two hundred page volume ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Michelangelo

    by Eugène Müntz

    Michelangelo, like Leonardo, was a man of many talents; sculptor, architect, painter and poet, he made the apotheosis of muscular movement, which to him was the physical manifestation of passion. He moulded his draughtsmanship, bent it, twisted it, and stretched it to the extreme limits of possibility. There are not any landscapes in Michelangelo's painting. All the emotions, all the passions, all ... Read more

    $3.08 AUD

  • A History of Art for Beginners and Students ( Sculpture ) : With 131 Illustrations

    by Clara Erskine Clement

    A History of Art for Beginners and Students ( Sculpture ) by Clara Erskine Clement. This edition contains 131 Illustrations, interactive table of contents, and beautifully formatted. CHAPTERS INCLUDED: CHAPTER I. Ancient Sculpture CHAPTER II. Greek Sculpture CHAPTER IV. Mediæval Sculpture, from the Fifth to the Fifteenth Century CHAPTER V. Italian Sculpture in the Fifteenth Century CHAPTER VI. ... Read more

    $1.85 AUD

  • Dawn of the New Everything

    A Journey Through Virtual Reality

    by Jaron Lanier

    Named a Best Book of the Year by the Economist, Wall Street Journal & Vox‘The father of virtual reality’ (Sunday Times) explains why virtual reality presents the ultimate test for humanity.‘Essential reading, not just for VR-watchers but for anyone interested in how society came to be how it is, and what it might yet become’ EconomistWelcome to a mind-expanding, life-e... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Stepmother

    An emotional and suspenseful novel packed with family secrets

    by Ros Carne

    One guilty secret will tear her life apart...After a series of heart-breaking miscarriages, Kate's marriage is hanging by a thread. When her husband Michael tells her he has shocking news, at first, she thinks the worst - he's been having an affair. It would explain why he's been so distant. Instead, he reveals that the daughter he abandoned twenty years ago is coming to stay.Kate is blindsided by ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Henry Moore: On Being a Sculptor

    by Henry Moore

    series Artist's Writings
    Henry Spencer Moore (1898-1986) was arguably the most influential British sculptor of the twentieth century. Brought up in Castleford in Yorkshire, Moore ended his life completing commissions for large-scale public sculptures in countries around the world. The scale of Moore's success in later life has tended to obscure the radical nature of his achievement. Rejecting the influence of his teachers ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • The Toaster Project

    Or A Heroic Attempt to Build a Simple Electric Appliance from Scratch

    by Thomas Thwaites

    Hello, my name is Thomas Thwaites, and I have made a toaster. So begins-áThe Toaster Project, the author's nine-month-long journey from his local appliance store to remote mines in the UK to his mother's backyard, where he creates a crude foundry. Along the way, he learns that an ordinary toaster is made up of 404 separate parts, that the best way to smelt metal at home is by using a method found ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • Beginner Button Class

    Getting Started in Polymer Clay

    by Lisa Clarke

    Learn to make five types of buttons while also learning your way around polymer clay. All of these buttons can be made with the simplest of tools, many of them found around your house!REQUIRED SKILLSNone! Absolute beginners are welcome.TOOLS AND MATERIALS3 packages of polymer clay in your choice of colors.Clay blade, craft knife, or old kitchen knifeMedium size metal knitting needleWork surface, ... Read more

    $12.27 AUD

  • The Stone Carvers

    by Jane Urquhart

    Set in the first half of the twentieth century, but reaching back to Bavaria in the late nineteenth century, The Stone Carvers weaves together the story of ordinary lives marked by obsession and transformed by art. At the centre of a large cast of characters is Klara Becker, the granddaughter of a master carver, a seamstress haunted by a love affair cut short by the First World War, and by the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Digital Art

    by Christiane Paul

    series World of Art
    This third, updated and expanded edition of Christiane Paul's acclaimed book investigates key areas of digital art practice that have gained in prominence in recent years, including the emergence and impact of location-based media, interactive public installation, augmentive and mixed reality, social networking and file-sharing and tablet technologies.It explores themes raised by digital artworks, ... Read more

    $20.56 AUD

  • Picasso

    by Victoria Charles

    Picasso was born a Spaniard and, so they say, began to draw before he could speak. As an infant he was instinctively attracted to artist’s tools. In early childhood he could spend hours in happy concentration drawing spirals with a sense and meaning known only to himself. At other times, shunning children’s games, he traced his first pictures in the sand. This early self-expression held out ... Read more

    $5.27 AUD

  • FaeMaker

    Making Fantasy Characters in Polymer Clay

    by Dawn M. Schiller

    "For as long as I can remember, I've been drawn to fairy tales and fantasy...and the only thing better than reading about fairies is making them!"Here's your guide to sculpting fantasy characters that are a little quirky, occasionally cranky and definitely fun. Dawn Schiller's "oddfae" are gnarly little folk who are often mischievous and always fun to sculpt. In this book, you'll learn Dawn's ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • Double Rhythm

    Writings About Painting

    by Jean Hélion and 1 more

    series Artists & Art
    Jean Hélion, the French painter who died at eighty-three in 1987, brought together in his copious and essential writing on art the theoretical authority of the intellectual and the fundamental insights of the craftsman in his studio. His writing extended throughout the five decades or more of his career.Soon after the young painter’s arrival in Paris from the provinces, he began a literary-art ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Camille Claudel

    by Victoria Charles

    Delve into the exquisite, sensuous sculpture of Camille Claudel with this in-depth look at her remarkable body of work. Along with many of her paintings and drawings, her sculpture is examined with a focus which reveals every intricate detail of her incredible renditions of movement and human emotions. Fascinated from a young age by crafting models with her hands, French sculptor, painter, and ... Read more

    $7.47 AUD

  • Rodinsky's Room

    by Rachel Lichtenstein and 1 more

    Rodinsky's world was that of the East European Jewry, cabbalistic speculation, an obsession with language as code and terrible loss. He touched the imagination of artist Rachel Lichtenstein, whose grandparents had left Poland in the 1930s. This text weaves together Lichtenstein's quest for Rodinsky - which took her to Poland, to Israel and around Jewish London - with Iain Sinclair's meditations on ... Read more

    $18.58 AUD

  • The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

    by Benvenuto Cellini

    Benvenuto Cellini was a celebrated Renaissance sculptor and goldsmith - a passionate craftsman who was admired and resented by the most powerful political and artistic personalities in sixteenth-century Florence, Rome and Paris. He was also a murderer and a braggart, a shameless adventurer who at different times experienced both papal persecution and imprisonment, and the adulation of the royal ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Leonardo da Vinci

    by Gabriel Séailles

    Leonardo’s early life was spent in Florence, his maturity in Milan, and the last three years of his life in France. Leonardo’s teacher was Verrocchio. First he was a goldsmith, then a painter and sculptor: as a painter, representative of the very scientific school of draughtsmanship; more famous as a sculptor, being the creator of the Colleoni statue at Venice, Leonardo was a man of striking ... Read more

    $6.37 AUD

  • Leonardo Da Vinci

    by Gabriel Séailles

    Leonardo’s early life was spent in Florence, his maturity in Milan, and the last three years of his life in France. Leonardo’s teacher was Verrocchio. First he was a goldsmith, then a painter and sculptor: as a painter, representative of the very scientific school of draughtsmanship; more famous as a sculptor, being the creator of the Colleoni statue at Venice, Leonardo was a man of striking ... Read more

    $3.08 AUD

  • Spiral Jetta

    A Road Trip through the Land Art of the American West

    by Erin Hogan

    series Culture Trails: Adventures in Travel
    Erin Hogan hit the road in her Volkswagen Jetta and headed west from Chicago in search of the monuments of American land art: a salty coil of rocks, four hundred stainless steel poles, a gash in a mesa, four concrete tubes, and military sheds filled with cubes. Her journey took her through the states of Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas. It also took her through the states of anxiety, ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • Persian Art

    by Vladimir Lukonin and 1 more

    Housed in the Hermitage Museum along with other institutes, libraries, and museums in Russia and the republics of the former Soviet Union are some of the most magnificent treasures of Persian Art. For the most part, many of these works have been lost, but have been catalogued and published here for the first time with an unsurpassed selection of colour plates. In a comprehensive introduction, ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD