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Pastel for the Standards - Volume III - Senior Book (Fifth and Sixth Years)

By: A George Tompkins

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004136

Condition: Good


Aid for teaching colour drawing in schools through the use of pastels. Foreword by Selwyn Image. 79pp illustrated with 16 colour plates. Boards bowed and marked, page edges browned, ex libris label to front pastedown, former owner's name to front endpaper and neat pencil notes to a blank page to the rear, otherwise good copy. View more info

Alwyn Crawshaw's Watercolour Painting Course - A Step-By-Step Guide to Success

By: Alwyn Crawshaw

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004809

ISBN: 0-00-412523-1

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive course for the beginner in 32 lessons teaching all the basic methods, techniques and materials, with useful advice on painting out of doors and avoiding mistakes. 136pp, lavishly illustrated throughout in colour. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor rubbing to edges and corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions in price-clipped and slightly fingermarked DJ. View more info

The Half-hour Painter - Paint a Successful Landscape in 30 Minutes

By: Alwyn Crawshaw

Price: £6.50

Publisher: BCA: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004810

Condition: Very Good


Series of half-hour painting challenges, using watercolours, oils and pencil, which provide a valuable discipline for painters of all levels. 128pp, lavishly illustrated throughout, mainly in colour. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping at top and bottom of spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor creasing to edges and slight fingermarking, otherwise very good. View more info

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Learn to Paint with Acrylic Colours

By: Alwyn Crawshaw

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins Publishers: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007856

ISBN: 0-00-411867-7

Condition: Very Good


Guide to techniques for painting with acrylics, with easy-to-follow instructions. 64pp, illustrated throughout in colour. Slight edgewear, creasing to corners and minor marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Artist's Guide to Making Pictures - Colour, Composition, Subjects & Themes

By: Angela Gair

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007853

ISBN: 0004133110

Condition: Near Fine


Comprehensive interpretation of the processes involved in creating paintings and drawings. Techniques for choosing subjects, making an exciting composition and using and mixing colours are demonstrated by examples from practising artists. 64pp with index, illustrated throughout in colour. Minor shelfwear and small mark to top edges, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Watercolour - A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Techniques and Materials (Beginner's Guide)

By: Angela Gair

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Ted Smart: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007854

ISBN: 1856136329

Condition: Very Good


Ten original projects to enable the beginner to start painting with watercolours, with practical help on selecting paints, paper and equipment. 96pp with index, illustrated throughout in colour. Minor shelfwear and former owner's label to half-title page, otherwie very good copy. View more info

Image for Pastels - A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Techniques and Materials (Beginner's Guide)

Pastels - A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Techniques and Materials (Beginner's Guide)

By: Angela Gair

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Ted Smart: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007855

ISBN: 1856136221

Condition: Very Good


Ten original projects to enable the beginner to start drawing immediately, with practical advice for choosing the best materials and easy-to-follow instructions. 96pp with index, illustrated throughout in colour. Minor surface wear to cover and former owner's name to half-title page, otherwise very good copy. Also, loosely enclosed, four photocpied pages of related information. View more info

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An Introduction to Illustration

By: Brian Lewis

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Grange Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002110

ISBN: 1-85627-895-6

Condition: Fine


Informative guide to drawing and painting in numerous mediums, as well as airbrush work and printing, together with an overview of the role of the artist in the commercial world, from fashion and book illustration to scientific and architectural drawing. 128pp with index, illustrated throughout with drawings and photographs in colour and black and white. Unmarked copy in unclipped DJ with minimal shelfwear. View more info

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The Fantasy Illustrator's Technique Book - From Creating Characterd to Selling Your Work, learn the Skills of the Professional Fantasy Artist

By: Gary A Lippincott

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David & Charles: 2007

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 008711

ISBN: 0715326864

Condition: Very Good


Complete guide to becoming a fantasy artist. 128pp, illustrated profusely throughout, mainly in colour. Slight surface scuffing to cover, small creases to corners, light stain to lower edges and former owner's name inside cover, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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Discover the Joy of Acrylic Painting

By: Jacqueline Penney

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, North Light Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition, 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 002108

ISBN: 1-58180-042-8

Condition: Very Good


Guide containing all the information needed to begin painting with acrylics, covering the basic techniques of stippling, blending, glazing, masking and wet-in-wet. Includes a dozen mini-demos and five complete step-by-step demonstrations. 128pp illustrated throughout with colour drawings and photographs. White lettering to spine. Some rubbing to extremities, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some creasing and one 1/2" closed tear to top ... View more info

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How to Paint Still Life in Oils (The Macdonald Academy of Art)

By: Jenny Rodwell

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London & Sydney, Macdonald & Co (Publishers) Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004876

ISBN: 0-356-12445-2

Condition: Very Good


A step-by-step artist's guide. 32pp illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Slight creasing to cover, small rubbed patch to barcode label on back cover and some scuffing to top of fore-edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Using Pastels (An Observer's Guide)

By: Joan Scott

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne Publishers Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007876

ISBN: 0-7232-2466-8

Condition: Very Good


Practical advice in using soft pastels, purchasing materials and using different techniques. Contains examples and exercises. 64pp illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Slight creasing to corners and old price label to rear, otherwise very goo copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Light: How to See It, How To Paint It

By: Lucy Willis, Angela Gair (Editor)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: BCA: 1991

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004811

Condition: Near Fine


Analysis of the secrets for interpreting light through the medium of paint, with step-by-step demonstrations and projects to try out at home. 144pp with index, superbly illustrated in colour throughout. Silver lettering to spine, pale blue endpapers. Minor rippling to pages, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear and fingermarking, otherwise very good. View more info

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Painting Dragons in Watercolour (Fantasy Art)

By: Paul Bryn Davies

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Search Press Ltd: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008667

ISBN: 1-84448-151-4

Condition: Near Fine


How to paint a fantastic selection of dragons, with step by step demonstrations. Unpageinated. Illustrated throughout in colour. Minor bump to top of spine and slight marking to endpapers, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Paul Riley's Watercolour Workshop

By: Paul Riley

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David Porteous Editions: 2001

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 007830

ISBN: 1-870586-45-X

Condition: Very Good


Guide to producing vibrant watercolour paintings, with step-by-step demonstrations. 125pp with index, illustrated profusely in colour throughout. Slight creasing and surface wear to cover and former owner's label to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Developing Style in Watercolour

By: Ray Campbell Smith

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007859

ISBN: 0-7153-9956-X

Condition: Near Fine


Guide to discovering an individual style of painting, including how to develop a looser approach to painting and how to capture atmosphere. 128pp with index, illustrated throughout in colour. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bend to back board, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor creasing to edges, otherwise very good. View more info

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An Introduction to Watercolour

By: Ray Smith

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Premier Books Ltd / Dorling Kindersley: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006460

Condition: Very Good


Beginners' course in watercolour painting, produced in assocation with the Royal Academy of Arts. 72pp with index, fully illustrated in colour throughout with step-by-step photographs and reproductions. Decorated endpapers. Minor slant to spine and former owner's name to endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has some creasing to edges and surface marking, otherwise good. View more info

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The Complete Watercolour Course

By: Stan Smith

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins & Brown Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005213

ISBN: 1-85585-241-1

Condition: Near Fine


Comprehensive guide to painting in watercolour, from basic skills to advanced techniques. 160pp with index, illustrated profusely in colour throughout with easy to follow photographs. Minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions in near fine, unclipped DJ. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested. View more info

Image for Decorative Painting of the World - Techniques and Projects for Furniture and Other Pieces

Decorative Painting of the World - Techniques and Projects for Furniture and Other Pieces

By: Tracy Marsh

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008303

ISBN: 0091782368

Condition: Very Good


Guide to different folk art traditions from around the world, with projects to create items in the various styles. Contributions from various folk artists. 176pp with index, illustrated profusely throughout in full colour. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and edges and light foxing to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has chip to top corner and faded spine, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK. Additional postage will be requested for 1st clas... View more info

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Comics Crash Course

By: Vincent Giarrano

Price: £4.00

Publisher: David & Charles:

Seller ID: 001625

ISBN: 0-7153-1876-4

Condition: Good


Comprehensive guide to the art of comic book drawing, illustrated profusely throughout in colour and black and white. 127pp. Title page has been removed with date stamp label. Library stamp to first page, otherwise text complete and unmarked. Has clear protective cover. View more info