- Approaching the fascinating world of tattoo art from the perspective of design, The Tattoo Sourcebook offers basic instruction on designing a tattoo and hundreds of images to help you choose one that's right for you. - This stylish reference includes 500 traditional and modern tattoos from tribal, Asian, Aboriginal ta moko, and intricate Celtic knot work through dragons, mermaids, fairies and fantasy to motifs from the natural world. - Each chapter offers many ideas on a wide cross-section of themes. The artwork is designed to let you create your own images or trace and enlarge one from the book. - Along with health and safety tips for getting a tattoo, there is also information for creating designs using body paints and mehndi, for those who want to try out body art before choosing a permanent image. - From eBay to the hit TLC reality show Miami Ink, tattoos have never been more popular!
The vast spaces of the Karoo abound with images pecked, incised or engraved onto rock surfaces. These landscape markings, generally known simply as 'rock engravings', were created in the pre-colonial period by San hunter-gatherers who roamed this land in search of sustenance and water.
Inspired by the bestselling Colour Yourself Calm, Creativity is the third in a new art-therapy adult colouring book series that will help with the practice of mindfulness and contemplation throughout the day.
Claude Monet (1840-1926) was the most typical and the most individual Impressionist painter. In their open, merely tenuously representational structure and impressive scale, Monet's water lily paintings - created long before the currents of the contemporary avant-garde - point the way to the developments of the future.
"This catalog accompanies the exhibition Sublime Beauty: Raphael's Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn on display at Cincinnati Art Museum from October 3, 2015-January 3, 2016 and at The Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco from January 9-April 10, 2016."
In 1845, a Reading bookseller named John Snare came across the dirt-blackened portrait of a prince at a country house auction. Suspecting that it might be a long-lost Velazquez, he bought the picture and set out to discover its strange history. A fusion of detection and biography, this book pays homage to the Spanish master Velazquez.