28 X 28 Double-Sided Poster
Author: Joen Wolfrom
Publisher: C & T Pub
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Color formulas have never been more picturesque. Displaying this large-format color wheel on your wall makes it easier to find the perfect combination of colors, tints, and shades for any creative project. The high-quality paper and printing ensures durability and true color representation. On the reverse side of the poster is an rich photographic collage of imagery that is sure to inspire.
Author: Michael Rhodes
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Using a step-by-step approach, this book will lead you through the process of building up complex, multi-page comic/Manga art, along with industry insights along the way. Manga Studio Beginner's Guide is for beginners in comic creation. The more you know about how comics are made, the better you will be, but it's not essential to get the most out of this book. Even if you're a professional comic artist, this book will get you up to speed on using Manga Studio 5.
Author: Ben Willmore
Publisher: Adobe Press
Considered to be the definitive guide to mastering Photoshop's essential features, this award-winning has been fully updated to cover CS2!
Author: John Skidgel
Publisher: CRC Press
Category: Performing Arts
Compared to other technologies like the television, VCR, and even personal computer, the rapid pace of DVD adoption is unprecedented. This information-packed book offers thorough instruction on how to build appealing DVD menus using the DVD Studio Pro toolset, a sophisticated, professional-level DVD authoring tool from Apple. The book features real-world tutorial projects that demonstrate how to get fast, professional results, add Hollywood features to a DVD, and streamline production while maintaining a creative edge. It also shows how to create a wide variety of menu styles, automate image production, customize menus, construct seamless motion menus, and much more. Written by two graphic designers with years of experience designing interfaces, Designing Menus with DVD Studio Pro is an informative companion to a high-powered piece of software.
The New Basics
Author: Ellen Lupton,Jennifer Cole Phillips
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
This guide aims to move students away from a cut-and-paste mentality and refocus design instruction on the fundamentals of form (starting from such basics as point and line) in a critical, rigorous way informed by contemporary media, theory and software systems.
Author: Michele Bousquet,John McIver,Daniel Douglas
This book is designed for those who are familiar with AutoCAD's 2D commands and are ready to make the leap to 3D. It provides the reader with the fundamentals of 3D modeling and animation, as well as all the knowledge needed to start work on projects in 3D with 3D Studio.
The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education, Second Edition
Author: Lois Hetland,Ellen Winner,Shirley Veenema,Kimberly M. Sheridan
Publisher: Teachers College Press
" The first edition of this bestseller was featured inThe New York TimesandThe Boston Globefor its groundbreaking research on the positive effects of art education on student learning across the curriculum. Capitalizing on observations and conversations with educators who have used the Studio Thinking Framework in diverse settings, this expanded edition features new material, including: The addition ofExhibitionsas a fourth Studio Structure for Learning (along with Demonstration-Lecture, Students-at-Work, and Critique). Explanation and examples of the dispositional elements of each Habit, includingskill, alertness(noticing appropriate times to put skills to use), andinclination(the drive or motivation to employ skills). A chart aligning Habits to the English Language Arts and Mathematics Common Core. Descriptions of how the Framework has been used inside and outside of schools incurriculum planning, teaching,andassessmentacross arts and non-arts disciplines. A full-color insert with new examples of student art. Studio Thinking 2will help advocates explain arts education to policymakers, help art teachers develop and refine their teaching and assessment practices, and assist educators in other disciplines to learn from existing practices in arts education. Lois Hetlandis professor and chair of art education at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and senior research affiliate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education.Ellen Winneris professor and chair of psychology at Boston College and a senior research associate at Project Zero.Shirley Veenemais an instructor in visual arts at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.Kimberly M. Sheridanis an assistant professor in the College of Education and Human Development and the College of Visual and Performing Arts at George Mason University. “Our decade of using the Studio Thinking Framework in California’s schools positions us for success in this new era because of the foundation of reflective, creative, and critical thinking developed in our schools and districts.” —From the Foreword to the Second Edition byLouise Music, Executive Director of Integrated Learning, Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, CA “Studio Thinking[is] a vision not only of learning in the arts but what could be learning most anywhere.” —From the Foreword to the First Edition byDavid N. Perkins, Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Senior Co-Director of Harvard Project Zero Praise for the First Edition ofStudio Thinking— “Winner and Hetland have set out to show what it means to take education in the arts seriously, in its own right.” —The New York Times “This book is very educational and would be helpful to art teachers in promoting quality teaching in their classrooms.” —School Arts Magazine “Studio Thinkingis a major contribution to the field.” —Arts & Learning Review “The research inStudio Thinkingis groundbreaking and important because it is anchored in the actual practice of teaching artists.... The ideas inStudio Thinkingcontinue to provide a vehicle with which to navigate and understand the complex work in which we are all engaged.” —Teaching Artists Journal “Hetland and her colleagues reveal dozens of practical measures that could be adopted by any arts program, inside or outside of the school.... This is a bold new step in arts education.” —David R. Olson, Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto “Will be at the top of the list of essential texts in arts education. I know of no other work in art education with this combination of authenticity and insight.” —Lars Lindström, Stockholm Institute of Education “The eight studio habits of mind should become a conceptual framework for all preservice art education programs; this book should be read by all early and experienced art educators.” —Mary Ann Stankiewicz, The Pennsylvania State University "
Author: Bruce Graham
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Whether you are a beginner wanting to learn from a professional or a seasoned user looking for a refresher, this is the book for you.
Painting, Crafting, and Decorating a Cheerful, More Inspiring Space
Author: Elsie Larson,Emma Chapman
Publisher: Potter Style
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Step inside the world of Elsie and Emma, the sisters behind the décor blog A Beautiful Mess. With tiny budgets and a crafty, can-do attitude, they overhauled each room in their first homes with DIY projects using family photos, vibrant fabrics, flea-market finds, and affordable furniture. Now, you can learn how to paint, craft, and decorate your way to a happy, bright space with distinct personality. In the same upbeat spirit and modern style found on their blog, you’ll find fresh, all-new projects including: • An inspired geometric-pattern coffee table made of balsa wood • A hand-lettered statement wall featuring your favorite quote • A quick and easy electrical tape update for your refrigerator • A set of beautifully designed serving dishes And more! Packed with bonus styling tips from hanging the perfect gallery wall to making mismatched furniture work, Happy Handmade Home is design inspiration for personalizing your own space.
Techniques to Capture the Beauty of Everyday Objects
Author: Elizabeth Mayville
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Learn to create petite still-life paintings (a bouquet of flowers, a pretty table setting, personal mementos). This ebook contains easy-to-follow techniques and inspiration for painting with gouache. It's the perfect entrée to still-life painting in a handy digital format that can easily be taken to the art store for reference!