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Chicago Catholic Churches

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Editor: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439674523
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It began as the hobby of a lifelong Chicagoan. Twenty-five years and more than three hundred freehand church sketches later, it acts as an archive for centuries of architectural and religious history. The pen-and-ink drawings meticulously capture the details of each individual church down to the bullet holes Al Capone's hit men put in the façade of Holy Name Cathedral. The comprehensive collection also includes structures that were razed or repurposed, their memories lost save for the loyal parishioners who remember their roots. From St. Adalbert to St. Willibrord, Harrison Fillmore traces the unmistakable profiles of Chicago's Catholic churches into a single gallery of heartfelt art.

Sketchbook Challenge

Sketchbook Challenge Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Molly Egan
Editor: Welbeck Publishing Group
ISBN: 1914317483
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Sketchbook Challenge by Molly Egan Summary

Many people would love to learn to draw for pleasure, but don't know where to start. Being faced with a blank page can be daunting – even for a professional artist. In Sketchbook Challenge, illustrator Molly Egan shares prompts and ideas to get you started, encouraging risk-taking and experimentation. The book is split into three sections: Warm Up, for 5- to 10-minute exercises designed to stretch your muscles; Weekday, for guided creative drawing prompts for limited time; and Weekend, for open-ended, in-depth creative explorations. In addition to the exercises, Molly provides details on how to build an art kit and encourages artistic exploration beyond the pages of the book. Sketching is fun and therapeutic, and Sketchbook Challenge will be the springboard to unleash your creativity and discover your own style.


SKETCHBOOK No.13 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dana Krystle
Editor: Dana Krystle
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SKETCHBOOK No.13 by Dana Krystle Summary

Sketchbook №13 is part of a large sketchbook series in architecture illustrations created between 2013 and 2022, in this sketchbook the illustrations were created between 2019 and 2022. Materials used in this sketchbook are mixed medias of oil paint, acrylics, charcoal, watercolor, gouache, pen, ink, and colored pencils. The aim of architecture illustrations is directed at creating inspiration and conceptual ideas that are used for creative concept decisions in projects and mood boards. I hope this sketchbook gives you inspiration for creating your own version of architectural illustration sketchbooks and come up with beautiful architecture designs and concepts in your upcoming projects. A thorough documentation is set to collect and archive all the sketches that were created during this series and body of work.

From A Cottager's Sketchbook, Vol.1

From A Cottager's Sketchbook, Vol.1 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Liang Shih-chiu
Editor: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press
ISBN: 9882378730
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From A Cottager's Sketchbook, Vol.1 by Liang Shih-chiu Summary

This collection of occasional essays is brimming with elegance and charm. With the keen eyes of an artist, the author turns homely things into interesting subjects, produces curious vignettes from the panorama of society and reflects on the deeper meanings of life. His unique sense of humor enlivens the seemingly ordinary topics.

The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook

The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sharon Rothman
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472567315
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The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook by Sharon Rothman Summary

The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook is a must-have resource for both fashion students and practising designers who wish to learn new ways of generating design ideas in order to create successful fashion collections, and who wish to develop their own creative aesthetic. It demonstrates how the fashion design sketchbook serves as a crucial creative tool for professional development - and a valuable portfolio of design work to present to potential employers. This book identifies four distinct types of creative journal, each representing a different phase in the design process: the inspiration diary, the working journal, the presentation journal and the design log; and it explores how one develops out of the other, each stage in the idea generation process moving the process forward organically from discovery, to direction, to design development and delivery. The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook shows readers how to turn their sketchbooks into source books; how to generate design ideas from everyday experience; explores multiple ways of presenting and arranging elements within pages; details digital search and storage techniques as well as bulletin board journalling; and provides exercises to improve readers' illustration skills and enquiry, promoting in-store sketching and visual analysis to focus awareness of design aesthetics, taste levels and design vision. The book also explores the need to address market realities, consumer profiles and trend analysis, and shows how to build design collections based on target customer demographics and different markets. Beautifully illustrated and filled with a vast range of inspirational and full-colour design illustrations, The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook also features interviews with designers and industry experts. With a strong emphasis on exploratory design, this exciting resource provides readers with stimulating exercises designed to enable readers' sketchbook work and their creative vision to shine.

The Sketchbook

The Sketchbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gerd Presler
Editor: XinXii
ISBN: 3969318122
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The Sketchbook by Gerd Presler Summary

Sketchbooks are an outstanding feature in more than a few exhibitions: they have a downright prominent place in showcases, above them monitors where all sheets can be seen on touch screens – a visual pleasure and an exciting event. Unfortunately, however, many people continue to be rather baffled by sketchbooks. What goes on there? Most are convinced that the purpose of a sketchbook is to prepare for a work – typically a painting. Its pages contain impressions of a preliminary nature, sketched in a few strokes, which are completed at another time and another place. But things have changed, and this is a development we have to examine at long last in greater depth: sketchbooks can accomplish more; they plough a field other than that of “pre-liminarity”! To date there is no publication that explores their true significance within the creative process. Is it not called for to take a close look at the weight artists attach to the “silent companion in their jacket pocket”? This is the purpose of this book.

The Sketchbook Project World Tour

The Sketchbook Project World Tour Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Steven Peterman,Sara Elands Peterman
Editor: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1616894458
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The Sketchbook Project World Tour by Steven Peterman,Sara Elands Peterman Summary

Destined to go down as one of the era's most astonishing global art projects, the Brooklyn Art Library's Sketchbook Project has, in less than a decade, amassed more than thirty thousand sketchbooks submitted by people of all ages and artistic abilities from more than 130 countries. Bursting with color, vivid imagery, and bouts of whimsy mixed with deeply intimate insights, the sketchbooks capture the texture of personal experience in a dizzying variety of illustrative styles and layouts that run the gamut from street portraits to stream-of-consciousness doodles, comics, and pop-ups. The Sketchbook Project World Tour presents the most compelling, surprising, and visually stunning examples from this one-of-a-kind artistic treasury.

The Sketchbook Challenge

The Sketchbook Challenge Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sue Bleiweiss
Editor: Potter Craft
ISBN: 0307965546
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The Sketchbook Challenge by Sue Bleiweiss Summary

Have you ever bought a new sketchbook, opened to the first page, and thought, "Now what do I do?" Sue Bleiweiss and the talented minds behind The Sketchbook Challenge are here to help. Imagine a supportive community of artists sharing the innermost pages of their sketchbooks and offering you tips and techniques for overcoming creative blocks. That's what The Sketchbook Challenge is all about, and the popular blog of the same name has already inspired thousands. Inside this book, you'll find: · Themes that will motivate you to start your sketchbook—and, more important, keep at it · Tutorials spotlighting such mixed-media techniques as thread sketching, painted papers for collage, digital printing, and much more · Strategies to get off the sketchbook page and start creating inspired art—whether you're into painting, collage, fiber art, or beyond. · In-depth profiles of artists who have taken the Sketchbook Challenge and used it as a launching pad for their own meaningful artwork

Sketchbook Confidential

Sketchbook Confidential Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Editors of North Light Books
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440313563
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Sketchbook Confidential by Editors of North Light Books Summary

Pulsing with ideas, energy and inspiration, Sketchbook Confidential offers a rare peek inside the personal sketchbooks of 40+ master artists. From colorful painted sketches to spontaneous napkin doodles, from the intensely personal to the purely whimsical, most of the work here was produced quickly and never intended for public view. It is honest and immediate, fresh and fearless. In their own words, the artists share the intentions and inspirations behind their sketching. For some, it is a cherished, everyday habit—a way of wandering through the ideas in their mind, playing around with new subjects, or just having some anything-goes kind of fun. For others, sketching is a deliberate tool for problem-solving—working through a composition, capturing a moment's light or test-driving a color scheme. As you turn the pages you'll be immersed in the creative processes of these individuals, arriving on the other side with a feeling of kinship and a renewed desire to boldly capture life in your own sketchbooks!

Artist's Sketchbook

Artist's Sketchbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cathy Johnson
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440338841
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Artist's Sketchbook by Cathy Johnson Summary

Grab your pen and seize the day! Make art a part of your everyday life, and everyday life a part of your art. Vast opportunities and great joy await you as you learn sketching "on the spot"--be it in your own backyard, amid the bustle of a busy market, on a hike or wherever you happen to find yourself. Cathy Johnson leads you on this thrilling expedition as you explore ways to turn everyday sights and experiences into a cache of visual memories. She and other artists have opened their sketchbooks to share their favorite subjects, ranging from nature's paraphernalia to aging buildings, crashing waves and beloved pets. You will travel the world through sketches and stories, through deserts and deep woods, cities and small towns. Along the way, you'll pick up helpful tips and clever, on-location improvisations for making your sketching sessions pleasurable, safe and productive. • Chapters focus on sketching subjects close to home, on travels, in nature, in urban settings and from everyday life. • 10+ artists share favorite sketches, tips and techniques. • 15+ demos reveal on-the-spot sketches as they come together. • Includes expert advice on getting the best results from a range of mediums, including graphite, ink, colored pencil, watercolor and gouache. The Artist's Sketchbook is pure delight, full of passion and possibility, ideas and inspirations. You'll learn ways to be prepared, simplify, still your inner critic, embrace the here and now, and in doing so, discover wonders you never thought to look for.

Carl Allen Schoner's Big Cartoon Sketchbook

Carl Allen Schoner's Big Cartoon Sketchbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carl Allen Schoner
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1312057130
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Carl Allen Schoner's Big Cartoon Sketchbook by Carl Allen Schoner Summary

This massive, 400+ page phonebook-size volume is both an extraordinary showcase of the artist's talents and wit, and a glimpse into the creative process of developing unique cartoon characters and style. Thousands of the artist's sketches, drawings and cartoons are included in this book - which spans twenty years of creative development - including 4 fully serialized newspaper style cartoon strips and hundreds of single panel magazine and free style cartoons. These cartoons are not only a distinctive, expressively drawn representation of the artist's style and technique, but they offer hilarious personal insights and are delightfully enlightening to read! This book is a MUST HAVE for anyone who is interested in the creative process of cartooning.

Recto Verso: Redefining the Sketchbook

Recto Verso: Redefining the Sketchbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Angela Bartram,Nader El-Bizri,Douglas Gittens
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317069994
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Recto Verso: Redefining the Sketchbook by Angela Bartram,Nader El-Bizri,Douglas Gittens Summary

Bringing together a broad range of contributors including art, architecture, and design academic theorists and historians, in addition to practicing artists, architects, and designers, this volume explores the place of the sketchbook in contemporary art and architecture. Drawing upon a diverse range of theories, practices, and reflections common to the contemporary conceptualisation of the sketchbook and its associated environments, it offers a dialogue in which the sketchbook can be understood as a pivotal working tool that contributes to the creative process and the formulation and production of visual ideas. Along with exploring the theoretical, philosophical, psychological, and curatorial implications of the sketchbook, the book addresses emergent digital practices by way of examining contemporary developments in sketchbook productions and pedagogical applications. Consequently, these more recent developments question the validity of the sketchbook as both an instrument of practice and creativity, and as an educational device. International in scope, it not only explores European intellectual and artistic traditions, but also intercultural and cross-cultural perspectives, including reviews of practices in Chinese artworks or Islamic calligraphy, and situational contexts that deal with historical examples, such as Roman art, or modern practices in geographical-cultural regions like Pakistan.

Buzzy-Wuzzy Busy Fly

Buzzy-Wuzzy Busy Fly Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Oksana Ignaschenko
Editor: Iesypenko Andrii
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Buzzy-Wuzzy Busy Fly by Oksana Ignaschenko Summary

The collection contains sketches created by Oksana Ignashchenko in St. Petersburg (formerly Leningrad) in 1986 during the Chernobyl disaster. Later these works became the foundation for the most famous illustrated book of the artist — Buzzy-Wuzzy Busy Fly. The text content of the book is based on the Oksana Ignashchenko's memories of those times. The book is the main bestseller of the artist; back in the early 1990s, it was distributed by many millions of printed copies. In the mid-2010s, all the illustrations were restored and published in the electronic version, which made it possible to present the work in color reproduction as close to the original as possible. The collection of sketches will become an interesting discovery for a novice artist who will be able to trace the intricacies of the workflow. And the most attentive ones will be able to find many conceptual differences between sketches and the original book.


SKETCHBOOK №11 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dana Krystle
Editor: Dana Krystle
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SKETCHBOOK №11 by Dana Krystle Summary

Sketchbook №11 is part of a large sketchbook series in architecture illustrations created between 2013 and 2020, in this sketchbook the illustrations were created between 2019 and 2020. Materials used in this sketchbook are a mixed media of charcoal, watercolor, gouache, pen, ink, and colored pencils.The aim of architecture illustrations are directed at creating inspiration and conceptual ideas that are used for creative concept decisions in projects and mood boards. I hope this sketchbook gives you inspiration for creating your own version of architecture illustration sketchbooks and even come up with beautiful architecture designs and concepts in your projects. A thorough documentation is set to collect and archive all the sketches that were created during this series and body of work.


THE MINI SKETCHBOOK OF CONCEPTS VOL.3 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dana Krystle
Editor: Dana Krystle
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THE MINI SKETCHBOOK OF CONCEPTS VOL.3 is part of a four-volume series of architecture sketchbooks in the genre of concepts. The volume-series are to include all the sketches created between 2013 and 2020. Materials used in this sketchbook are watercolors, brush pens, pastel, charcoal, nib pens, colored paper and ink. The aim of architecture concept sketches are aspired at creating inspiration and form-based ideas that are used for creative concept decisions in projects and mood boards. I hope this sketchbook gives you inspiration for creating beautiful architecture designs and concepts in your projects. A thorough documentation is set to collect and archive all the sketches that were created during this series and body of work.


SKETCHBOOK No.12 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dana Krystle
Editor: Dana Krystle
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SKETCHBOOK No.12 by Dana Krystle Summary

Sketchbook №12 is part of a large sketchbook series in architecture illustrations created between 2013 and 2020, in this sketchbook the illustrations were created between 2018 and 2019. Materials used in this sketchbook are a mixed media of oil paint, acrylics, charcoal, watercolor, gouache, pen, ink, and colored pencils. The aim of architecture illustrations are directed at creating inspiration and conceptual ideas that are used for creative concept decisions in projects and mood boards. I hope this sketchbook gives you inspiration for creating your own version of architecture illustration sketchbooks and even come up with beautiful architecture designs and concepts in your projects. A thorough documentation is set to collect and archive all the sketches that were created during this series and body of work.

Fashion Design Croquis Sketchbook - Muscular Male Figure Templates

Fashion Design Croquis Sketchbook - Muscular Male Figure Templates Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nick Snels
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Fashion Design Croquis Sketchbook - Muscular Male Figure Templates by Nick Snels Summary

When you buy this book you get an electronic version (PDF file) of the interior of this book. This Fashion Croquis Sketchbook is ideal for fashion students and designers to quickly create a first draft of their ideas. Start sketching your ideas right away, without having to waste time drawing the male figure first! Features: 200+ male figure model templates 5 essential and classic poses Models with and without hair & facial features/li> Arms, legs, and close-ups BWH sizing guide figures Perfect for fashion students! 100 pages

Keeping Sketchbooks

Keeping Sketchbooks Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Martin Ursell
Editor: Crowood
ISBN: 1785001094
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Keeping Sketchbooks by Martin Ursell Summary

Artists use sketchbooks for a myriad of purposes - to capture a moment, to develop an idea, to record a scene... This book advises on how to enjoy keeping a sketchbook and how to make the most of their use. With practical examples throughout, it is a beautiful and valuable guide that will inspire you to pick up a pencil or brush, mark the page and start your own visual diary. Topics covered include looking at different types of sketchbooks - their size, theme and purpose; ideas for drawing and painting in a sketchbook inside, outside or while travelling and advice on professional sketchbooks and scrapbooks. It considers all types of sketchbooks - their size, theme and purpose and gives ideas for drawing and painting in a sketchbook inside, outside or while travelling. With advice on professional sketchbooks and scrapbooks and profiles of a range of artists who provide inspiration and examples, this will appeal to artists, illustrators, designers and everyone involved in visual arts. Beautifully illustrated with 243 colour photographs.

Botanical Sketchbook

Botanical Sketchbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mary Ann Scott,Margaret Stevens
Editor: Batsford
ISBN: 1849943028
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Botanical Sketchbook by Mary Ann Scott,Margaret Stevens Summary

This is the story of one woman's journey from amateur painter to botanical artist, told through the sketchbooks and paintings she produced for the Distance Learning Diploma Course run by the Society of Botanical Artists. Packed with advice and tips, this book will serve as a guide and inspiration to anyone wanting to embark on life as a botanical artist. This book is both a showcase of Mary Ann Scott's work and a record of her achievements, including first-hand accounts of the joys and challenges she faced as she progressed. It contains work from every assignment she undertook, from her first attempts at drawing a tulip to the triumphant paintings she made for her diploma portfolio. Along the way are delicate floral compositions, juicy fruit and vegetables, botanical dissections, and her adventures out in the field. Margaret Stevens's comments on each assignments are also included, giving an insight into the assessment process and an all-round view of Mary Ann's successes and (very rare) failures. The book ends with a glorious selection of Mary Ann's ongoing work as a botanical artist.

A Family Sketchbook

A Family Sketchbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen Gorringe
Editor: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1800466919
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A Family Sketchbook by Stephen Gorringe Summary

The tale of the various participants in this kaleidoscope of unreality begins with Cedric, incarcerated from time to time in a caring but confining institution that offers him the best, albeit rudimentary, treatment available earlier in the twentieth century for those suffering ‘nervous afflictions'.

Expressive Sketchbooks

Expressive Sketchbooks Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Helen Wells
Editor: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1631598368
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Expressive Sketchbooks by Helen Wells Summary

Expressive Sketchbooks shares a host of creative ideas and prompts, tools and techniques, methods for working around obstacles and barriers, and tons of visual inspiration to help you grow in your sketchbooking practice. An expressive sketchbook is a place for you to explore, express, and enjoy your own innate creativity on your own terms. It is a safe playground for the imagination—a place to mess about, play, and experiment—and to gain confidence in your abilities as you develop your skills. Expressive Sketchbooks offers techniques and creative exercises that incorporate mark making, watercolor, mixed media, collage, words and text, and more. It unpacks some of the obstacles and barriers that you may face along the way and offers wisdom and encouragement to help you decide why and how to start your sketchbook and how to develop and expand your artistic practice. This book is packed with ideas and exercises, including: Exploratory drawing exercises How to utilize color in your sketchbook How to create dynamic and varied sketchbook pages How to find inspiration in nature and in your everyday life Ways to mix media and art supplies Ways to kickstart your creativity How to find and develop a process that feels personal to you Through this book, you'll find out what lights you up, what makes you curious and fascinated, and what makes you expansive. Discover how to magnify your creativity and enliven your art skills by using an expressive sketchbook as your daily companion.


Computability Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Douglas S. Bridges
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461208637
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Computability by Douglas S. Bridges Summary

Aimed at mathematicians and computer scientists who will only be exposed to one course in this area, Computability: A Mathematical Sketchbook provides a brief but rigorous introduction to the abstract theory of computation, sometimes also referred to as recursion theory. It develops major themes in computability theory, such as Rice's theorem and the recursion theorem, and provides a systematic account of Blum's complexity theory as well as an introduction to the theory of computable real numbers and functions. The book is intended as a university text, but it may also be used for self-study; appropriate exercises and solutions are included.

Lucifer's Sketchbook

Lucifer's Sketchbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ofer Mazar
Editor: Strategic Book Publishing
ISBN: 1625168349
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Lucifer's Sketchbook by Ofer Mazar Summary

Lucifer's Sketchbook is the five-decade-long autobiography of Jennifer Svensen, a troubled child who turns into an angry teenager, provocative and controversial supermodel, and glamorous fashion house owner and designer. She battles lost love, guilt, and remorse due to a regretful past, as she struggles to navigate her life onto safer paths. Jennifer was born in Norway in 1966 to an acclaimed international supermodel and a mediocre musician. The result of a one night stand, her parents tie the knot in an attempt to save face, but soon discover that family and the local media are unforgiving. They escape to America. Raised in Beverly Hills by jet-setter parents and deprived of parental love and attention, Jennifer is angry at the world. This strikingly beautiful, reckless soul is in constant search for love and adrenaline intoxication. Smart and constantly battling an aching conscience, she keeps trying to win the man she loves by hurting herself and everyone around her. This provocative novel explores young love taken to a new level. It offers a glimpse into the American fashion scene that few will ever experience except through the pages of the tabloids. Dr. Ofer Mazar is a career diplomat. He served as Israel's consul to Thailand, Norway, and Italy, and currently serves at the Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles. He lives with his family in Beverly Hills. This is his third novel published in the U.S. His other two are Fate's Open Arms and Fate's Perfect Justice. Publisher's website: http: //

Bento's Sketchbook

Bento's Sketchbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Berger
Editor: Pantheon
ISBN: 0307906922
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Bento's Sketchbook by John Berger Summary

Bento's Sketchbook is an exploration of the practice of drawing, as well as a meditation on how we perceive and seek to explore our ever-changing relationship with the world around us.

Tokyo Travel Sketchbook

Tokyo Travel Sketchbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amaia Arrazola
Editor: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462921620
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Tokyo Travel Sketchbook traces the journey of illustrator and graphic designer Amaia Arrazola on a four-week trip through the beating heart of Tokyo. When Arrazola accepts a month long artist's residency in the Japanese capital, she has little idea of what to expect but gamely packs her paints and pencils and seizes the opportunity to create an illustrated diary of her time there, filling the pages of her sketchbooks with curious images of life in the world's largest city. This book provides readers with a unique vision of Japan's capital, as seen through the eyes of an artist. Arrazola immerses herself in the cult of Hello Kitty and the pop-eyed charms of "Kawaii" cute culture, while conveying the collision of traditional and modern Japanese culture in the female Samurais she meets and draws. The city's cultural curiosities come alive in a metropolis that is ever on the go, as she browses sex shops, drinks pink coffee, eats spaghetti sandwiches and photographs subway sleepers. Throughout her explorations, Arrazola uses the concept of wabi sabi as a guiding principle—coming to see her own life and artworks as examples of "flawed beauty" and imperfectly perfect Zen design. The result is a fresh, often funny, one-of-a-kind look at a city that works hard and plays hard—in many surprising ways. At the heart of Tokyo Travel Sketchbook are two contradictory Japans—the glittering neon world of a high-tech ultramodern society existing side-by-side with a nation where ancient tradition holds sway and where the unadorned, the simple and the silent are prized and celebrated as much as the new, the fashionable and the trendy. These competing realities make for a memorable visual journey and a stunning souvenir of a stranger's brief stay in a strange land. From smoking laws to high-tech toilets, Arrazola finds beauty in the weirdness and imperfection of this modern metropolis. *Recommended for readers ages 14 & up*

The Lost Sketchbooks

The Lost Sketchbooks Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rex Passion
Editor: Komatik Press
ISBN: 0982821956
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The Lost Sketchbooks by Rex Passion Summary

A young art student enlists as a combat engineer in World War One. He draws what he sees in a number of canvas-bound sketchbooks which he carries in his helmet. From the time he enters training camp, throughout many battles and until he returns to the U.S. after the Armistice, he is constantly drawing whatever is around him. Once he is home, he returns to art school and his sketchbooks are put away. Ninety years later, his son runs across them in his attic. The Lost Sketchbooks is the book that tells the story of his experiences in The Great War and finally shares his marvelous artwork with the world.

A Soldier's Sketchbook

A Soldier's Sketchbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Wilson
Editor: Tundra Books
ISBN: 1770498567
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A Soldier's Sketchbook by John Wilson Summary

A unique First World War diary, illustrated with more than a hundred stunning pencil sketches, for children learning history and also for adults interested in a new perspective on the War and authentic wartime artefacts. Russell Rabjohn was just eighteen years old when he joined up to fight in the First World War. In his three years of soldiering, he experienced the highs and lows of army life, from a carefree leave in Paris to the anguish of seeing friends die around him. Like many soldiers, he defied army regulations and recorded everything he saw and felt in a small pocket diary. Private Rabjohn was a trained artist, and as such he was assigned to draw dugouts, map newly captured trenches, and sketch the graves of his fallen comrades. This allowed him to carry an artist's sketchbook on the battlefield--a freedom he put to good use, drawing everything he saw. Here, in vivid detail, are images of the captured pilot of a downed German biplane; the horrific Flanders mud; a German observation balloon exploding in midair; and the jubilant mood in the streets of Belgium when the Armistice is finally signed. With no surviving veterans of the First World War, Rabjohn's drawings are an unmatched visual record of a lost time. Award-winning author John Wilson brings his skills as a historian and researcher to bear, carefully curating the diary to provide context and tell the story of Private Rabjohn's war. He has selected each of the diary entries and the accompanying images, and has provided the background that modern-day readers need to understand what a young soldier went through a century ago. The result is a wonderfully detailed and dramatic account of the war as seen through an artist's eyes.

The Lantern House

The Lantern House Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Erin Napier
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316463833
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The Lantern House by Erin Napier Summary

From the nationally beloved co-host of the #1 hit show Home Town comes the quintessential celebration of home. Imagine a house's early days as a home: A young family builds a picket fence and plants flowers in its yard, children climb the magnolia tree and play the piano in the living room, and there is music inside the house for many happy years. But what will happen when its windows grow dark, its paint starts to crumble, and its boards creak in the winter wind? The house dreams of a family who will love it again...and one day, a new story will emerge from within its walls. In this modern classic, Erin Napier’s lyrical prose and Adam Trest’s warm and comforting paintings deeply evoke the soul of a house cherishing the seasons of life and discovering the joy of rebirth.

Make Something Good Today

Make Something Good Today Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Erin Napier,Ben Napier
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501189123
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Make Something Good Today by Erin Napier,Ben Napier Summary

From Ben and Erin Napier, the stars of the hit HGTV show Home Town, comes Make Something Good Today, a memoir that tells us all to seek out the good in life, celebrate the beauty of family and friends, and prosper within our communities because everything we need in life to be happy, is within our grasp. Long before their hugely popular TV show, an expanding family, or demolition day on their dream home, Erin began keeping a daily online journal to help her stay focused on the positive and count her blessings in life. She never expected that her depictions of small-town life in the tiny swath of Mississippi where she Ben call home would catch the eye of a television producer and set them off on the journey of a lifetime. Make Something Good Today offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the struggles and triumphs of a couple that America has come to know and love for their easy humor, adoring relationship, and ability to utterly transform a place into something beautiful and personal. This is the poignant story of how Erin and Ben took a small, tight-knit town into their own hands (literally) and used ingenuity, community, and authenticity to rebuild a once-thriving American Main Street. And how, by combining Ben’s carpentry skills with Erin’s design eye, Home Town is making it clear to us all that small-town living can feel as big as you make it. Complete with family photographs, Erin’s hand-painted sketches, and never-before-heard personal stories, this inspirational memoir reminds us all not to give up hope that great love stories are possible, big things can bloom in small towns, and there is always magic in the ordinary if you know where to look for it.

Extraordinary Sketchbooks

Extraordinary Sketchbooks Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jane Stobart
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1789941016
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Extraordinary Sketchbooks by Jane Stobart Summary

Sketchbooks are an essential part of the creative process for artists of all disciplines, ranging from textiles and jewellery to interior design, printmaking and ceramics. The sketchbook is a complete record of the creative process which, it can even be argued, is more important that the finished object at the end of this process. This book is a vital resource for artists of all levels including students, makers and collectors, as it not only gives practical advice about building your own sketchbooks but also provides examples of different artists' working methods. Extraordinary Sketchbooks takes the reader through different themes and functions for sketchbooks, including drawing to collect visual research, course work, developing concepts and suggestions for making simple and quick visuals into exciting images. An inspiring gallery of examples from a range of artists including recent graduates, practising artists and lecturers and working professionals form a variety of art and design industries. A fantastic resource for artists everywhere.

Knitter's Sketchbook

Knitter's Sketchbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Emma Vining
Editor: The Crowood Press
ISBN: 1785005383
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Knitter's Sketchbook by Emma Vining Summary

Inspiration for twist and cable designs can be seen everywhere in the natural world and the urban environment, from the cracks in the pavement to building walls, posts and pillars. In A Knitter's Sketchbook: Design Inspiration for Twists and Cables, creative designer Emma Vining shares her experience of capturing pattern ideas in many diverse locations and settings, offering a design-led approach to creating unique knitting stitch patterns. This inspirational book takes a new look at hand knitting techniques that uses twisted stitches and cables. It can be used in many different ways: as a stitch library, a collection of knitting patterns or as a starting point to inspire designers for a personalized knitter's sketchbook. This beautifully illustrated book explores: the history of knitted twists and cables; demonstrates how using different yarns affect stitch patterns; describes twist and cable techniques and terminology; presents a wide-ranging stitch library with ideas to inspire further designs; illustrates the techniques with ten creative accessory patterns. This book illustrates these techniques with ten creative accessory patterns in the form of 189 colour photographs and 141 line artworks.

The Animator’s Sketchbook

The Animator’s Sketchbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tony White
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498774075
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The Animator’s Sketchbook by Tony White Summary

The Animator’s Sketchbook will teach students of animation how to improve their work through observation and drawing. It will show readers how to access their inner "animator." With over 60 different gesture and drawing exercises, this book enhances vision, analysis, understanding, and the core skills required to become a master animator. Filled with extensive practice pages, Tony White’s Sketchbook, invites students to demonstrate what they learn. Each exercise is timed, so that the skills acquired, are optimized for efficiency and comprehension. The style and technique of the art produced will be entirely up to the reader, thus making no two sketchbooks alike.


Sketchbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Timothy O'Donnell
ISBN: 1616736208
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Sketchbook by Timothy O'Donnell Summary

This book explores influential designers’ sketchbooks as a truer reflection of a designer’s thought processes, preoccupations, and problem-solving strategies than can be had by simply viewing finished projects. Highly personal and idiosyncratic, sketchbooks offer an arena for unstructured exploration, a space free from all budgetary and client constraints. Visually arresting objects in their own right, this book aims to elevate sketches from mere ephemera to important documents where the reader can glean valuable insight into the creative process, and apply it to their own practices. Featured designers include Ralph Caplan, Nigel Holmes, Chris Bigg, Eva Jiricna, Jason Munn, Gary Baseman, Marian Bantjes, and many others.

Fashion Design: The Complete Guide

Fashion Design: The Complete Guide Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Hopkins
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1350116580
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Fashion Design: The Complete Guide by John Hopkins Summary

From the first sketch to handling a prototype, Fashion Design: The Complete Guide is an all-inclusive overview of the entire design process. This second edition begins with an exploration of fashion in the context of different histories and cultural moments, before fashion designer, and educator John Hopkins walks you through fashion drawing, colour, fibres, research methods, and studio must-knows such as pattern making, draping and fitting. You'll also learn how to develop your portfolio and practice as a professional designer. Each of the six chapters ends with activities to help you hone your skills. Interviewees include Stefan Siegel (founder and CEO of Not Just A Label), Maggie Norris (Founder of Maggie Norris Couture and former designer at Ralph Lauren), Samson Soboye (Creative Director and Founder of Soboye Boutique) and Jessica Bird (a fashion illustrator, whose clients include Vivienne Westwood and With discussion of the evolving role of social media and the practicalities of incorporating sustainability at the centre of the design process this is an essential text for any aspiring fashion designer.

Sketchbook Ideas

Sketchbook Ideas Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joseph Nordmann; Frances Ramsey
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1499073984
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Sketchbook Ideas by Joseph Nordmann; Frances Ramsey Summary

The purpose of this work is to encourage those who have sketched little in the past to take up the sketching habit. One of the rewards of sketching is to see the differences between the stiffness of a photograph and the spontaneous creativity of a quick sketch. The latter often effortlessly captures the essence of the scene while ignoring the nonessentials. Do develop the sketchbook habit. Practice with it will improve all your artwork and also provide a source of useful material for years to come. And a sketchbook is fun to look at later. It’s a reminder of where you were and evidence that you’re moving onward to more serious creativity.


THE MINI SKETCHBOOK OF CONCEPTS VOL.1 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dana Krystle
Editor: Dana Krystle
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THE MINI SKETCHBOOK OF CONCEPTS VOL.1 is part of a four-volume series of architecture sketchbooks in the genre of concepts. The volume-series are to include all the sketches created between 2013 and 2020. Materials used in this sketchbook are watercolors, brush pens, pastel, charcoal, nib pens, colored paper and ink. The aim of architecture concept sketches are aspired at creating inspiration and form-based ideas that are used for creative concept decisions in projects and mood boards. I hope this sketchbook gives you inspiration for creating beautiful architecture designs and concepts in your projects. A thorough documentation is set to collect and archive all the sketches that were created during this series and body of work.

The Value of Drawing Instruction in the Visual Arts and Across Curricula

The Value of Drawing Instruction in the Visual Arts and Across Curricula Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Seymour Simmons III
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351064177
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The Value of Drawing Instruction in the Visual Arts and Across Curricula by Seymour Simmons III Summary

By applying philosophical and historical perspectives to drawing instruction, this volume demonstrates how diverse teaching methods contribute to cognitive and holistic development applicable within and beyond the visual arts. Offering a new perspective on the art and science of drawing, this text reveals the often-unrecognized benefits that drawing can have on the human mind, and thus argues for the importance of drawing instruction despite, and even due to contemporary digitalization. Given the predominance of visual information and digital media, visual thinking in and through drawing may be an essential skill for the future. As such, the book counters recent declines in drawing instruction to propose five Paradigms for teaching drawing – as design, as seeing, as experience and experiment, as expression, and as a visual language – with exemplary curricula for pre-K12 art and general education, pre-professional programs across the visual arts, and continuing education. With the aid of instructional examples, this volume dispels the misconception of drawing as a talent reserved for the artistically gifted and posits it as a teachable skill that can be learned by all. This text will be of primary interest to researchers, scholars, and doctoral students with interests in drawing theory and practice, cognition in the arts, positive psychology, creativity theory, as well as the philosophy and history of arts education. Aligning with contemporary trends such as Design Thinking, STEAM, and Graphicacy, the text will also have appeal to visual arts educators at all levels, and other educators involved in arts integration.

Zits: Undivided Inattention

Zits: Undivided Inattention Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jerry Scott,Jim Borgman
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1524874922
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Zits: Undivided Inattention by Jerry Scott,Jim Borgman Summary

The latest relatable, hilarious, and outstanding Zits treasury includes the complete comics from 2019. A year's worth of Zits cartoons, all in one place! This fantastic Zits treasury includes the timeless teenage antics of Jeremy, whose fridge-clearing appetite, garage band dreams, and legendary laziness constantly baffle and amuse his parents, friends, and girlfriend. Featuring the award-winning combination of Jerry Scott's trademark humor and Jim Borgman's brilliant line art, Zits is the perfect comic for anyone parenting a teenager, or who remembers the glorious time in life when you're old enough to enjoy the privileges of adulthood, but too young to be crushed by its responsibilities.

New Fashion Designers' Sketchbooks

New Fashion Designers' Sketchbooks Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Zarida Zaman
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1350238279
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New Fashion Designers' Sketchbooks by Zarida Zaman Summary

An invaluable resource for fashion students, teachers and designers, this book looks at research sketchbooks and the role they play in the research and design process. Demonstrating how ideas are constructed, for single garments as well as entire collections, the book looks at how pages and whole sketchbooks are put together. New Fashion Designers' Sketchbooks includes work and sketchbook pages from over 30 fashion designers, and examines a range of work from foundation fashion students through to professional designers. Included in the book is information about each designer on what inspires them, how they express this in their work, and how they use research sketchbooks in the design process.