Описание: A good sketch starts with good bones.
Often challenging and overwhelming to sketchers, the fourth book in the "Urban Sketching Handbook" series uses drawings and simple steps to explain the concepts of perspective in practical and useful ways for on-site sketching. Most books are either too abstract or don't provide enough information that relates to what you actually do when you're out in the busy, wide world about to start a drawing. Where do you start? How do you edit what you see to flatten and shrink it onto your paper? How does perspective work?
"The Urban Sketching Handbook: Understanding Perspective" helps you learn to think like an architect, to draw buildings and spaces by reducing what you see to simple, basic shapes, then adding layers in simple steps, and finally finishing your sketch with detail, tone, and color--in accurate perspective. Full of helpful tips, architect and illustrator, Stephanie Bower even de-constructs sketches to show you how to create them Once you understand perspective, it will change the way you see the world--you'll see perspective everywhere.
Some of the key concepts explored in this volume are:
- Basic Terms
- Basic Spatial Principles
- Types of Perspective
- Building a Sketch in Layers
- Special Conditions
Название: Greek and Roman Mosaics ISBN: 0789211254 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780789211255 Издательство: Abbeville Press Цена: 10673 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: The styles and techniques of the ancient mosaicist’s art are given a concise yet authoritative exposition in the first part of this handsome volume. The second, and larger, part conducts the reader on a chronological tour of the most important centers of the art form’s development, from the Macedonian capital of Pella, whose compositions in natural pebbles set a high artistic standard for mosaics at the very beginning of their history, to the Basilica of San Vitale at Ravenna, whose wall and vault mosaics, with their glittering vision of a triumphant Christianity, mark the transition between antiquity and the Middle Ages. Special attention is given to Pompeii and its surroundings, where the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79 preserved intact an astonishing variety of mosaics, including such ambitious figural scenes as the famous Alexander mosaic, composed of some four million miniscule tesserae, as well as characteristically Roman pavements in black and white, and the brightly colored wall mosaics of garden grottoes.
Описание: "Produced in association with ImagineFX"--Inside front flap.
Название: Venetian Glass Mosaics: 1860-1917 ISBN: 1851495487 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851495481 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 4128 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A comprehensive book on Venetian mosaics of the nineteenth century that illustrates work by both the Salviati Company and the Venice and Murano Glass and Mosaic Company. It addresses the revival of the art of Venetian mosaic making in the mid-nineteenth century and discusses the complicity of both Antonio Salviati and Sir Austen Henry Layard.
Автор: Crouch, Edith Название: The Mosaics of Louis Comfort Tiffany ISBN: 0764331418 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764331411 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: от 5450 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: This is the first book exclusively about L. C. Tiffanys glass mosaic masterpieces, created from 1880 to 1931 at the Tiffany Studios in New York City for clients across the continent. Fascinating and well-researched text combines with over 700 color photographs to showcase Tiffanys magnificent art. Many of the images are published here for the first time, highlighting over 70 luminous installations in private mansions, public buildings, and churches. Beautifully decorated interiors, mausoleums, and domestic rooms are shown along with an explanation of Tiffanys technique of mosaic making and the unique glass he created and used in them. New information identifies the mosaic artists who worked with him. A useful glossary of mosaic and glass terms, chronology of events in L. C. Tiffanys life relating to his mosaic work, and complete listing of the locations of his mosaic masterpieces are provided. This book will enthrall lovers of mosaics, students, and scholars with an interest in Tiffany as well as decorative arts and design.
Название: Mosaics, The Art of Reuse ISBN: 1592535267 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781592535262 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 1045 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Mosaic artist Martin Cheek provides a practical mental tool kit to assist the reader in making fused glass mosaics. Growing out of 5-day master glass, this book begins by exploring creative influences and the development of a design and continues through the execution, with an in-depth exploration of the uses of color and texture in glass mosaic art. Illustrated with more than 300 color images and driven by an engaging text, each chapter offers techniques and examples, and concludes with a challenge designed to expand the readers artistic and practical abilities, like making a subtle mosaic using analogous colors or making a piece inspired by a favorite artist. While written for seasoned mosaicist, there is something for glass artisans at all skill levels. A gallery of the authors works provides ideas for the readers own creations.
Автор: Colin McEwan Название: Turquoise Mosaics from Mexico ISBN: 0714125695 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780714125695 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1344 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Originating from the Aztec civilisation, first encountered by Europeans during the Spanish conquest of 1519, the striking turquoise mosaics featured in this book are more than just objects of beauty. This title explains how the masks, shields, helmets and knives were used during rituals and performances.
Описание: Enter the studio of major mosaicist Alexandra Carron and learn the secrets of this art! From the basics of mosaic materials to the most sophisticated techniques, step-by-step you will produce four original and elegant objects (a vase, a colorful table, a springtime mirror, and decorative tiles) assisted by your own crafting coach. This beginners level how-to book details user-friendly techniques for cutting glass and ceramic tile, patterning, grouting, and finishing. This edition is complete with a comprehensive materials list, a gallery section for inspiration, and patterns you can use for future projects.
Описание: With easy-to-follow guidance and over 175 photographs, this book helps mosaic artists to meet the challenge of creating 3D substrates. It explains various approaches to issues ranging from reaching the needed levels of density and strength to applying tesserae to coils, twists, and spheres. Professional studio mosaic artist Latimer offers a behind-the-scenes look at her experiences with six of her sculptures, from the starting moments of inspiration to their completion. She demonstrates the techniques on a variety of interior and exterior works, both freestanding and wall mounted. From an undulating wall sculptures base of chicken wire, plaster bandages, and thinset, to a large outdoor armchair sculptures base of foam, fiberglass mesh, and concrete, this guide will help to demystify 3-D structures for aspiring sculptors and mosaic artists. A gallery section of sculptures to enjoy and study offers additional inspiration to mosaic makers and enthusiasts alike.
Название: Modern Mosaics ISBN: 0713488484 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780713488487 Издательство: Anova Рейтинг: Цена: 1838 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: With 15 step-by-step projects based on sources taken from the last 100 years of design, this guide provides all the instruction required for readers to interpret the versatility and strength of mosaic for themselves. It includes a gallery of the work of contemporary artists.
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