One of the major abstract artists of the 20th century, Russian-born Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) created canvases vibrant with movement, brilliant color and geometric form. Six of his most arresting paintings, including Composition VIII (1923), Multicolored Circle (1921), Checkered (1925) and Central Line (1924), are reproduced here as full-color postcards in a convenient mini-book format. Just detach and mail to delight any art lover or admirer of early modern abstractionism.
Beginners can learn the basics of sketching by combining circles, ovals, rectangles, crescents, and other shapes to produce remarkable likenesses of a number of subjects. Simple, step-by-step diagrams make it easy for youngsters and would-be artists of all ages to draw fruit, fish, kittens, and other subjects. 30 projects.
Easy-to-follow guide for beginning artists of all ages shows how to create likenesses of a strutting peacock, graceful swan, a duck afloat, plus a cardinal, penguin, toucan, owl, ostrich, and 22 other avian creatures. Simple diagrams reveal how to draw figures and also demonstrate the fundamentals of shape and dimension.
By combining circles, ovals, squiggly lines, and other shapes, aspiring artists can create realistic portraits of young girls modeling a variety of hairstyles and hats, boys and young men in cowboy hats and baseball caps, curly-haired babies, a man with a beard, a bald man with a moustache, and older men and women as well as profiles and three-quarter views of faces.
Not only are the faces fun to draw, they’ll also help beginners master the basics of shape development and understand the fundamentals of form and dimension. For ages 8 and up.
You don’t have to be a scribe in a monastery to create gorgeous images of wonder-working saints, mythical animals, and knights on horseback. These 30 lovingly detailed reproductions of sacred and secular scenes from illuminated manuscripts range from the Garden of Eden to the Hundred Years’ War. Sources include breviaries and books of hours as well as Persian documents and Passover Haggadahs. Dover Original.
NEW ITEM–UNUSED. A Dover Coloring Book.