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$20.95
Where's Warhol?

Andy Warhol Top of the Pops, devout Catholic, silver-wig wearer and now the star of Where's Warhol?

Spot Warhol in the corridors of the Bauhaus or the Sistine Chapel as he and his famous friends pop up in 12 spectacles of art history. Expand your art horizons and indulge in some celebrity spotting: all ages will enjoy this original take on a classic format.

$34.95
Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly

Art, Human Rights, and the Power of Writing a Letter

Renowned artist Ai Weiwei engaged nearly 900,000 visitors in a conversation about human rights with his art installation @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz. In one participatory piece, Yours Truly, visitors sent 92,829 postcards to prisoners of conscience around the world. This book delves into those postcards' lasting impact. Five former prisoners and their loved ones reflect on the experience of receiving hundreds of postcards while imprisoned. Essays and a statement by Ai Weiwei contextualize this extraordinary project. And photographs taken during the exhibition show visitors and the messages they wrote. The book also includes four pre-addressed, tear-out postcards, inviting readers‰ÛÓwhether art lovers or activists‰ÛÓto send hope to individuals still imprisoned for defending human rights.

$20.95
Fantastic Machines

Bestselling author Steve McDonald employs his unique photo-based illustration style to celebrate the physical beauty of the vintage and modern machines and devices that shape our world. Here are inspiring, fun-to-color images of jumbo jets, pinball machines, weaving looms, tractors, space stations, motorbikes, steampunk creations, circuit boards, locomotives, and much more. A selection of imaginative mechanical mandala illustrations rounds out this gorgeous, high-quality coloring book.

$21.95
Superbright Ideas Journal

This brilliant journal features 6 superbright colours to light up your imagination!

With brighter ideas than ever before, the Superbright Journal is sure to spark superlative thinking. Featuring six dazzling neon paper colors paired with playful taglines to encourage creativity, this journal radiates inspiration.

$23.99
WHOOSH! 250 Ways to Get Motion into Your Drawings

The best cartoonists jam-pack their work with action that moves the story along. So how do you capture this kind of motion in your work? Whoosh! 250 Ways to Get Motion into Your Drawings can help. Cartoonist and illustrator Carlos Gomes Cabral shares his tips and tricks to help you create attention-grabbing drawings that practically leap off the pages. It‰Ûªs all in the details: sometimes simplicity, rhythm, the position of a shadow, the use of a speed line, or even an exaggerated expression can make all the difference. Cabral walks you step-by-step through 250 fantastic techniques, including:

  • The importance of a good silhouette
  • Using lines of action to help create character‰Ûªs gestures
  • How to use basic shapes to suggest movement
  • The best positions to increase drama in a scene
  • How to tell a compelling narrative with art alone

And if all that isn‰Ûªt enough, ten great artists share their trademark secrets for bringing their own drawings to life! Whether you work digitally on a computer or at a drawing table with a good old-fashioned pencil, this book will help you develop the skills you need to create movement and drama‰ÛÓand take your dynamic drawing skills to a whole new level.

$35.95
Little Book of Lettering

Typography is always one of the designer‰Ûªs first considerations when it comes to making a statement, and in recent years the world of lettering and type has exploded in an unprecedented wave of creative discovery. Contemporary artists, typesetters, and designers of all kinds are exploring new horizons in illustrated and hand-drawn lettering, digitally rendered lettering, and 3D lettering. This collection‰ÛÓlarge in scope but petite in size‰ÛÓsurveys the recent lettering renaissance, showcasing a diverse range of talent in gorgeous, eye-catching examples and profiling today‰Ûªs innovators. In a stunning little package that expertly combines a handmade feel with a modern aesthetic, this is the ultimate inspirational collection of contemporary lettering for design buffs and type enthusiasts alike.

$18.95
Pendleton Notebook CollectionSET/3

Bundled together like a stack of Pendleton blankets, this set of three notebooks is rich with texture and tradition. Each center-stitched notebook features heritage Pendleton patterns on the cover and lined, uncoated paper within.

$25.50
Read This if You want to Be Great at Drawing

This book demystifies the art and practice of drawing. Through fifty drawings by great masters past and present, the techniques and ideas behind their master sketches will put you on the path to making your own great drawings.

The entries also feature exercises with step-by-step instructions as well as simple diagrams providing further visual explanation to the jargon-free discussion.

For aspiring artists of all ages and abilities, Read This if You Want to Be Great at Drawing will motivate and strengthen your drawing talent.

$25.99
Lonely Planet Kids Cardboard Box Creations

Welcome to the world of crafting, creativity - and cardboard!

Journey around the globe with over 20 big and small projects to make from recycled cardboard boxes. Then take off in your rocket ship, dance with a Chinese dragon, play music on an Australian didgeridoo, camp out in a cardboard tent, and more, all made cleverly by you!

With cardboard included to get you started, illustrated step-by-step instructions, and photos of every finished piece, your around-the-world crafting adventure begins here!

$28.99
POP Painting

Enter the World of Pop Surrealism.

Get ready for a behind-the-scenes look at the painting tools, methods, and inspirations of one of the top artists working in the growing field of Pop Surrealism. For the first time, beloved best-selling author and artist Camilla dÕErrico pulls back the curtain to give you exclusive insights on topics from the paints and brushes she uses and her ideal studio setup, to the dreams, notions, and pop culture icons that fuel the creation of her hauntingly beautiful Pop Surrealist paintings.

With step-by-step examples covering major subjects areas such as humans, animals, melting effects, and twisting reality (essential for Pop Surrealism!), Pop Painting gives you the sensation of sitting by CamillaÕs side as she takes her paintings from idea to finished work. This front row seat reveals how a leading artist dreams, paints, and creates a successful body of work. For fans of Camilla and the underground art scene, aspiring artists looking to express their ideas in paint, and experienced artists wanting to incorporate the Pop Surrealist style into their work, Pop Painting is a one-of-a-kind, must-have guide.

$26.50
Watercolor Sketching: An Introduction by Paul Laseau

A step-by-step resource by Paul Laseau for both beginners and those returning to watercolour Ð including traveling architects, artists, and designers Ð this guide covers sketching on-site, sketching in the studio, environmental colour, colour values, and more. Exercises depicting a range of subjects from architectural details to large landscapes provide practical experience with the medium.

Watercolour Sketching introduces watercolour as an instrument for stimulation and creative growth. Whatever stage you are at in your education or career, this book offers suggestions for more effective graphic communication.

$24.95
The Color Collector's Handbook

Color is all around us, from the joyful red of a hand-pulled wagon to the steely blue of a city skyscraper.

This innovative guided journal from artist Leah Rosenberg invites readers to appreciate the world's myriad hues as they hunt for more than 100 unique shades to name and record. Each spread within features a wash of vibrant color and space to jot down where and when the color was found. Complete with perforated color swatches to use on the go and a translucent envelope in which to store them, The Color Collector's Handbook takes readers on a polychromatic scavenger hunt as they learn to see the world in all its brilliance. After all, who doesn't need a little more color in their lives?

$28.95
A Few Minutes of Design

52 activities to spark your creativity!

Even concert pianists do warm-up exercises to limber up the fingers and clear the mind for the performance ahead. Designers are, or should be, no different. This delightful and colorful card deck presents fifty-two exercises or activities to jump-start your creative juices, free you from creative block, start a new project, or finish an existing one. Each exercise offers insight into the innumerable small decisions involved in design. How to join this part to that, how to establish a pattern or continue the series, how to say it without words, what fits, and what doesn't? These cards benefit established practicing designers or creatives in any field with activities that are sometimes playful, sometimes challenging, but always enlightening.

$5.20
Pocket Guide to Mixing Color

This handy pocket guide measures only 3″ × 5″, and folds out accordion-style. It visually outlines primary colours, secondary colours, tints, tones and shades, warm and cool colours, and colour harmonies. On the back, it includes a gray scale and value guide, a personal palette to mix colours for future reference, and a list of colour definitions.

$21.95
Have a Little Pun: 16 Notecards and Envelopes

Artist Frida Clements' beautiful illustrations of flora and fauna paired with witty hand-lettered puns will brighten up correspondence for any occasion with such colorful sayings as "You're So Coo," "Hay There," "Fawned of You," "Hey Gull Friend," "Gopher It," and more.

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