An artistÆs canvas reflects the face he chooses to show to the world, but the place in which that art is made is seldom revealed. Paul Duncan was given unparalleled access into the homes and lives of fifteen of South AfricaÆs most revered artists.
Introduction to Drawing covers basic techniques for you to learn how to draw simple and complex shapes, create depth and perspective, master composition and produce life drawings across a range of subject matter.
Fabric painting is filled with designs for cushions, tablecloths, backpacks, T-shirts, wall hangings and many more material inspired projects. The designs add a fresh new variation on traditional fabric painting techniques and also include new exciting techniques like batik, multimedia, laser print and stencil.
The latest book by the author of The Sunday Times Bestseller, Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom. Millie's new book whisks you away to the swaying grasslands of the savannahs, not only in Africa, but also Asia and Australia. The baobab trees and tall grasses are the backdrop to a world of wonderful creatures. Colour in the crocodile and kangaroo, oryx and ostrich, dazzling zebras and leaping gazelles. A feast of beautiful illustration, invitingly laid out for the reader to colour in or add their own drawing. Millie's work has fuelled the rediscovered art of colouring in and her latest book will satisfy her biggest fans, and gain her some more. A wonderful book for those thousands of devotees of mindful colouring in.
Originally published by the Standard Bank as part of a curated exhibition in May 2011, this prestigious volume celebrates the life and works of Peter Clarke (1929û2014), one of South AfricaÆs foremost artists. A mere 500 copies were originally published, all taken up at the exhibition, and continued demand has led to its re-release.
Focuses on early Medieval art. This title features over two hundred rare early medieval gold and precious stonework objects, including brooches, buckles, shields, clasps, spoons and other "grave goods," that were interred as status symbols with their owners in burials mounds across Europe.
One of the most accomplished human beings who ever lived, Leonardo remains the quintessential Renaissance genius. Leonardo also advanced numerous artistic techniques, achieving a complex psychology in such paintings as The Last Supper and the enigmatic La Gioconda, or Mona Lisa, which continue to mesmerize visitors from around the world.