Author: Robin Lucas

Publisher: Nhp Publishing

ISBN: 9789198141344

Category:

Page: 96

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Beautiful gift book with eye-catching illustrations that will give the reader a different perspective on London.
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A City Observed

Author: Graham Byfield,Marcus Binney

Publisher: Editions Didier Millet

ISBN: 981406811X

Category: Art

Page: 96

View: 4070

The essence of London, both grand and intimate in scale, is captured beautifully in this book of over 150 watercolour paintings and pencil drawings
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An Artist's Year

Author: David Gentleman

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141974885

Category: Art

Page: 400

View: 4781

David Gentleman has been drawing London all his adult life, and for the past year has spent his days focused on looking afresh at the city. The resulting book of sketches, drawings and watercolours, arranged month by month, shows a year in the life of London and reveals the city that is hidden in plain view. From its surprising expanse of sky to the crushed closeness of the tube, from Rainham Marshes to Hampstead Heath, David Gentleman gives us London on a human scale. Accompanied by his thoughts on looking and drawing, whether it is what catches his eye in a certain square or selecting the media - pencil, pen and ink, watercolour - best suited to capture each of the city's various aspects, as well as his reflections on the place he has lived in for over sixty years, this is a book for all those inspired by London, art and design. David Gentleman is a watercolourist and printmaker, working in many media and scales. He has designed British stamps and coins and the platform-length mural at Charing Cross tube station, well-known to Londoners, that is blown up from his wood engravings. His studio is at the top of an early Victorian house in Camden Town between the crowded, rackety Camden Lock and the green spaces of Regent's Park and Primrose Hill.
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Author: Jason Brooks

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781780674100

Category: Design

Page: 160

View: 7479

This follow-up to Jason Brooks's highly successful Paris Sketchbook is a stunning gift book that brings the big smoke to life through beautiful imagery. From the West End to the Square Mile and Harrods to hipster hang-outs, Brooks explores modern-day London through his unique visual repertoire that unites high fashion, fine art, and traveler's sketches made on the fly. Although best known for his gorgeous fashion illustrations, which feature regularly in Vogue and Elle, travel has been a recurrent theme in Brooks's work and, with this new volume, his picturesque adventures continue to amuse and inspire. Part guide book, part illustrated journal, this whimsical take on the cosmopolitan city will appeal to both London lovers and fashionistas. Sumptuous production with different stocks and inks will make this a must for anyone who loves fashion illustration and beautiful books.
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A Collection of Graffiti Locations and Photographs from around the UK

Author: Martin Bull

Publisher: PM Press

ISBN: 1604866047

Category: Art

Page: 180

View: 1069

Following the runaway success of the original edition, this unique book collects the rest of Banksy’s graffiti from the last five years. With more than 100 different locations highlighted and color photographs of Banksy’s street art, this is a thoroughly up-to-date catalog of his most recent work. Also included with the photographs are trivia regarding each location, a full walking tour of the remaining work in Banksy’s native Bristol, and snippets of graffiti by several other artists.
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Author: Shirley Hughes

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0370326059

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 208

View: 9588

An autobiography of the English children's book author and illustrator begins with her girlhood in West Kirby, and continues through World War II and her art education in a blitzed Liverpool, to a career in Oxford and London, in a volume illustrated withh
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Author: N.A

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300223730

Category:

Page: 108

View: 5172

Previously unpublished drawings from the private sketchbooks of the pre-eminent British painter offer a new perspective on the artist's personality and artistic genius This revelatory publication features a selection of beautifully reproduced images from the sketchbooks of Lucian Freud (1922-2011), one of the world's greatest realist painters. Most of the sketches - which include works in pencil, pastel, and watercolor from across the artist's long career - are published here for the first time. These fascinating images extend our understanding of Freud's work and demonstrate the scrutiny he brought to his subjects. The sketchbooks, now in the archive of the National Portrait Gallery, London, include portraits of Freud's family members, friends, and lovers. Designs for book covers, images of his beloved dogs and horses, landscapes, and interiors appear among nudes, still lifes, and several sketches that relate to major works. Around and between the drawings are Freud's annotations and jottings - appointments, racing tips, notes, musings - which, with startling immediacy, provide a glimpse into the working life of one of the 20th century's most important artists. The book includes an insightful essay by Martin Gayford, who sat for portraits by Freud and knew him well, and an illustrated chronology of the artist's life.
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Author: Jack Schaefer,Frank Green

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435975203

Category:

Page: 44

View: 8462

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Jason Brooks

Author: Jason Brooks

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781780671055

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 5896

Paris Sketchbook is a stunning gift book from leading international fashion illustrator Jason Brooks. Although he is best known for his beautiful fashion imagery, which has regularly graced the pages of Vogue and Elle magazines, travel has been a recurrent theme in his work and his adventures continue to inspire and inform his visual repertoire. This book is a whimsical take on Paris, part guide book, part illustrated journal, it will appeal to both travelers and fashionistas. Sumptuous production with different stocks and inks will make this a must for anyone who loves fashion illustration and beautiful books.
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Author: Henry Moore,Kenneth Clark

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780500600382

Category: Sheep in art

Page: 112

View: 9750

In February 1972 Henry Moores sculpture studios in the English countryside at Much Hadham were filled with the preparations for his retrospective exhibition in Florence. In search of peace and quiet, he went into a smaller room overlooking the fields where a local farmer grazed his sheep. The sheep came very close to the window, attracting his attention, and he began to draw them. Initially he saw them as nothing more than four-legged balls of wool, but his vision changed as he explored what they were really like the way they moved, the shape of their bodies under the fleece. They also developed strong human and biblical associations, and the sight of a ewe with her lamb evoked the mother-and-child theme a large form sheltering a small one which has been important to Henry Moore in all his work. He drew the sheep again that summer after they were shorn, when he could see the shapes of the bodies which had been covered by wool. Solid in form, sudden and vigorous in movement, Henry Moores sheep are created through a network of swirling and zigzagging lines in the rapid (and in Moores hands) sensitive medium of ballpoint pen. The effect is both familiar and monumental; as Lord Clark comments, We expect Henry Moore to give a certain nobility to everything he draws; but more surprising is the way in which these drawings express a feeling of real affection for their subject.
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Author: Joe R. Lansdale

Publisher: Subterranean

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 177

View: 4919

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philadelphia (Pa.)

Page: N.A

View: 6569

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A Novel (Movie Tie-In)

Author: Francois Lelord

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101458983

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

View: 747

Now a major motion picture starring Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike, Toni Collette, and Christopher Plummer The international bestseller with more than two million copies sold “Once upon a time there was a young psychiatrist called Hector who was not very satisfied with himself. . . . And so he decided to take a trip around the world, and everywhere he went he would try to understand what made people happy or unhappy.” Hector travels from Paris to China to Africa to the United States, and along the way he keeps a list of observations about the people he meets. Combining the winsome appeal of The Little Prince with the inspiring philosophy of The Alchemist, Hector’s journey around the world and into the human soul is entertaining, empowering, and smile-inducing—as winning in its optimism as it is wise in its simplicity.
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Author: Derek Jarman,Stephen Farthing,Tilda Swinton,Edward Webb-Ingall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780500516942

Category: Art

Page: 256

View: 9278

Offers insight into the life and working method of the filmmaker, sharing drawings, photographs, poetry, and working scripts.
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A City Observed

Author: Graham Byfield,Marcus Binney

Publisher: Editions Didier Millet

ISBN: 981406811X

Category: Art

Page: 96

View: 3676

The essence of London, both grand and intimate in scale, is captured beautifully in this book of over 150 watercolour paintings and pencil drawings
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