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Painting Little Landscapes

Author : Zoltan Szabo
ISBN : 1626549176
Genre : Art
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Internationally acclaimed watercolorist and art instructor Zoltan Szabo demonstrates how to create charming little watercolor landscapes in this instructive volume. Taking readers step-by-step through his finished works, Szabo shows how to take advantage of the benefits offered by a small format (not exceeding 10" x 11"), which include spontaneity resulting from rapid drying and the textural effects granular pigments yield on a small surface. Szabo walks the reader through the creation of each painting, beginning with a reference photo and a pencil sketch and moves on to palette choices, pigment interactions, and brush techniques. Painting Little Landscapes includes assignments, in addition to 180 full-color plates, to help watercolorists create their own miniature landscapes. Each of the seven chapters covers one aspect of nature in its various forms: water, mountains, trees, snow, rocks, skies and clouds, along with flowers and close-ups. Szabo invites artists to see nature in its finest detail and ingratiate themselves in the pleasure of small-scale painting. Learn from the best in this beautifully illustrated comprehensive guide to the magic of watercolor. Zoltan Szabo was born in Hungary in 1928 and studied at the National Academy of Industrial Art in Budapest. He emigrated to Canada in 1949, and made a name for himself as one of Canada's foremost landscape painters. In addition to teaching workshops and seminars on watercolor painting, Szabo has exhibited his work in London, Canada, and the United States. Zoltan Szabo's paintings are found in public and private collections worldwide, including those of the prime ministers of Canada and Jamaica and in the National Gallery of Hungary. Other books by Zoltan Szabo include Landscape Painting in Watercolor, Painting Nature's Hidden Treasures, and Zoltan Szabo Paints Landscapes. Readers interested in related titles from Zoltan Szabo will also want to see: Creative Watercolor Techniques (ISBN: 9781626541368), Landscape Painting in Watercolor (ISBN: 9781626549012), Painting Nature's Hidden Treasures (ISBN: 9781626549180), Zoltan Szabo Paints Landscapes: Advanced Techniques in Watercolor (ISBN: 9781626549005).
Category: Art

Little Landscapes

Author : Priscilla Hauser
ISBN : 9781402752698
Genre : Art
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Priscilla Hauser has earned her title as the world’s "First Lady of decorative painting.” Her efforts to educate and inspire began in 1972 with the founding of the National Society of Tole and Decorative Painters and continues strong today. Here, the bestselling author applies her decades of experience to show crafters how to make a big impact on a small canvas. She starts with painting basics, including proper techniques for brushstrokes, and continues with her patented, easy-to-follow techniques for capturing grass, land, water, and trees. Through 15 of her own gorgeous works, Hauser shows readers how to combine all of those elements to create beautiful landscapes. Exquisite color photographs guide aspiring painters through every step of the process.
Category: Art

Landscape Painting In Watercolor

Author : Zoltan Szabo
ISBN : 162654901X
Genre : Art
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Zoltan Szabo's Landscape Painting in Watercolor offers a wealth of information for both aspiring artists and seasoned painters. This comprehensive text, enriched by over 300 illustrations, 24 of which are full-page color plates, includes instructions and advice for creating fantastic watercolor paintings. Thirty-six step-by-step demonstrations and over 200 monochrome illustrations vividly guide the reader through every phase of painting the landscape. Zoltan Szabo discusses color, texture, and other characteristics of watercolor, as well as the materials and equipment needed to complete a watercolor master-piece. He describes various techniques-the basic washes, direct painting, dry brush, painting on wet paper, handling the painting knife-and suggests ways of achieving texture, pattern, and special effects by using masking techniques, razor blades, and many other objects and approaches. The reader learns what to looks for in the environment, how to choose a subject, and how to handle both simple and complex subjects. Szabo also introduces the basics of composition-relationships of shapes, center of interest, three-dimensionality and perspective, value and form, white space, the sequence of painting, and sketching. Step-by-step demonstrations and auxiliary illustrations demonstrate how to paint the seasons, trees, forests, undergrowth, rocks, sand and soil, water (still and moving), reflections, fog, mist, rain, snow, sky and clouds, sunsets, fences, buildings, and people and animals in landscape. This book is sure to appeal to novice and professional painter alike and will provide, with its handsome gallery of illustrations, inspiration as well as instruction for every watercolor enthusiast. Zoltan Szabo was born in Hungary in 1928 and studied at the National Academy of Industrial Art in Budapest. He emigrated to Canada in 1949, and made a name for himself as one of Canada's foremost landscape painters. In addition to teaching workshops and seminars on watercolor painting, Szabo has exhibited his work in London, Canada, and the United States. Zoltan Szabo's paintings are found in public and private collections worldwide, including those of the prime ministers of Canada and Jamaica and in the National Gallery of Hungary. Other books by Zoltan Szabo include Painting Nature's Hidden Treasures, Painting Little Landscapes, and Zoltan Szabo Paints Landscapes. Readers interested in related titles from Zoltan Szabo will also want to see: Creative Watercolor Techniques (ISBN: 9781626541368), Painting Little Landscapes (ISBN: 9781626549173), Painting Nature's Hidden Treasures (ISBN: 9781626549180), Zoltan Szabo Paints Landscapes: Advanced Techniques in Watercolor (ISBN: 9781626549005).
Category: Art

Zoltan Szabo Paints Landscapes

Author : Zoltan Szabo
ISBN : 1626549001
Genre : Art
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In this full-color sequel to his Landscape Painting in Watercolor, Zoltan Szabo shows that there is an abundance of ways to paint a landscape. This internationally acclaimed watercolorist demonstrates how to paint virtually every component of a landscape in a number of ways. He paints a rock, for example, with a split dry brush, with the palette knife, wet-in-wet, with a series of glazes, by scratching and scraping, by texturing with sponges-and by combining several of these techniques. The book contains three helpful sections. The first section, "Notes on Landscape Painting," describes how the artist selects and mixes colors, analyzes the many techniques for which Szabo is famous, and then demonstrates how to paint the seven most common landscape subjects. In these seven segments, Szabo makes valuable suggestions for painting trees; weeds, grass, and flowers; forms of the land ranging from rocks and soil to mountains and hills; still and moving water; snow, ice, and frost; skies and weather, including clouds, storms, rain, fog and mist; and finally, man-made structures. The second section, "Painting Techniques in Color," features 173 full-color studies of all these subjects. Here the reader sees fascinating close-ups that show how this famous watercolorist paints every detail of the landscape: the texture of tree bark and the intricate detail of leaves; the wispy shapes of weeds and grass, and the delicate colors of wildflowers; the bold shapes and rough textures of rocks crowned with moss; the sparkling transparent colors of water, broken by reflections of land and sky colors; the luminous lights and shadows of snow; skies ranging from clear blue to fiery sunsets. The third and final section, "Finished Paintings in Color," highlights 24 of Zoltan Szabo's finest landscapes, full-page size, and in full color. On each adjacent page, two significant sections of that painting are reproduced close to life-size so that the reader can study the painter's techniques. Zoltan Szabo Paints Landscapes is a treasury of techniques and inspiration for the advanced watercolorist. Zoltan Szabo was born in Hungary in 1928 and studied at the National Academy of Industrial Art in Budapest. He emigrated to Canada in 1949, and made a name for himself as one of Canada's foremost landscape painters. In addition to teaching workshops and seminars on watercolor painting, Szabo has exhibited his work in London, Canada, and the United States. Zoltan Szabo's paintings are found in public and private collections worldwide, including those of the prime ministers of Canada and Jamaica and in the National Gallery of Hungary. Other books by Zoltan Szabo include Landscape Painting in Watercolor, Painting Little Landscapes, and Painting Nature's Hidden Treasures. Readers interested in related titles from Zoltan Szabo will also want to see: Creative Watercolor Techniques (ISBN: 9781626541368), Landscape Painting in Watercolor (ISBN: 9781626549012), Painting Little Landscapes (ISBN: 9781626549173), Painting Nature's Hidden Treasures (ISBN: 9781626549180 ).
Category: Art

Display Of Art In The Roman Palace 1550 1750

Author : Gail Feigenbaum
ISBN : 9781606062982
Genre : Art
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This book explores the principles of the display of art in the magnificent Roman palaces of the early modern period, focusing attention on how the parts function to convey multiple artistic, social, and political messages, all within a splendid environment that provided a model for aristocratic residences throughout Europe. Many of the objects exhibited in museums today once graced the interior of a Roman Baroque palazzo or a setting inspired by one. In fact, the very convention of a paintings gallery— the mainstay of museums—traces its ancestry to prototypes in the palaces of Rome. Inside Roman palaces, the display of art was calibrated to an increasingly accentuated dynamism of social and official life, activated by the moving bodies and the attention of residents and visitors. Display unfolded in space in a purposeful narrative that reflected rank, honor, privilege, and intimacy. With a contextual approach that encompasses the full range of media, from textiles to stucco, this study traces the influential emerging concept of a unified interior. It argues that art history—even the emergence of the modern category of fine art—was worked out as much in the rooms of palaces as in the printed pages of Vasari and other early writers on art.
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Political Landscape

Author : Martin Warnke
ISBN : 0674686160
Genre : Design
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Whether considering the role of landscape in battle depictions; or investigating monumental figures from the Colossus of Rhodes to Mount Rushmore; or asking why gold backgrounds in paintings gave way to mountains topped with castles; Political Landscape reconfigures our idea of landscape, its significance, and its representations.
Category: Design

Journey To The Abyss

Author : Harry Kessler
ISBN : 9780307701480
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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These fascinating, never-before-published early diaries of Count Harry Kessler—patron, museum director, publisher, cultural critic, soldier, secret agent, and diplomat—present a sweeping panorama of the arts and politics of Belle Époque Europe, a glittering world poised to be changed irrevocably by the Great War. Kessler’s immersion in the new art and literature of Paris, London, and Berlin unfolds in the first part of the diaries. This refined world gives way to vivid descriptions of the horrific fighting on the Eastern and Western fronts of World War I, the intriguing private discussions among the German political and military elite about the progress of the war, as well as Kessler’s account of his role as a diplomat with a secret mission in Switzerland. Profoundly modern and often prescient, Kessler was an erudite cultural impresario and catalyst who as a cofounder of the avant-garde journal Pan met and contributed articles about many of the leading artists and writers of the day. In 1903 he became director of the Grand Ducal Museum of Arts and Crafts in Weimar, determined to make it a center of aesthetic modernism together with his friend the architect Henry van de Velde, whose school of design would eventually become the Bauhaus. When a public scandal forced his resignation in 1906, Kessler turned to other projects, including collaborating with the Austrian writer Hugo von Hofmannsthal and the German composer Richard Strauss on the opera Der Rosenkavalier and the ballet The Legend of Joseph, which was performed in 1914 by the Ballets Russes in London and Paris. In 1913 he founded the Cranach-Presse in Weimar, one of the most important private presses of the twentieth century. The diaries present brilliant, sharply etched, and often richly comical descriptions of his encounters, conversations, and creative collaborations with some of the most celebrated people of his time: Otto von Bismarck, Paul von Hindenburg, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Richard Strauss, Igor Stravinsky, Sergei Diaghilev, Vaslav Nijinsky, Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Denis, Sarah Bernhardt, Friedrich Nietzsche, Rainer Marie Rilke, Paul Verlaine, Gordon Craig, George Bernard Shaw, Harley Granville-Barker, Max Klinger, Arnold Böcklin, Max Beckmann, Aristide Maillol, Auguste Rodin, Edgar Degas, Éduard Vuillard, Claude Monet, Edvard Munch, Ida Rubinstein, Gabriele D’Annunzio, Pierre Bonnard, and Walther Rathenau, among others. Remarkably insightful, poignant, and cinematic in their scope, Kessler’s diaries are an invaluable record of one of the most volatile and seminal moments in modern Western history. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Fraser S Magazine

Author : James Anthony Froude
ISBN : OSU:32435051634285
Genre : Authors
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Contains the first printing of Sartor resartus, as well as other works by Thomas Carlyle.
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The Spectator

Author :
ISBN : CORNELL:31924057525085
Genre : English literature
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Category: English literature

The Art Collector

Author : Alfred Trumble
ISBN : UOM:39015011429928
Genre : Art
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Category: Art

Landscape Painting Of China And Japan

Author : Hugo Munsterberg
ISBN : 9781462913121
Genre : Art
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The Landscape Painting of China and Japan presents for the first time in English a full and lucid account of the remarkable art form which, as a distinct tradition in Oriental art, has come to be universally recognized as one of the greatest in the world. The author points out how essential it is to an understanding of the Orient when he says: "In China alone, landscape painting has religious as well as philosophical significance…and in consequence is one of the great manifestations of the human spirit, as well as the most remarkable creation of the Chinese artistic genius." And it was this same artistic tradition which, brought to Japan, was transmuted by the intense Japanese love of nature into paintings that "for sheer beauty of color and design have few equals," leading at last to the simplicity and grandeur of the uniquely Japanese woodblock print. Writing for scholar and layman alike, the author carefully traces the evolution of the art throughout its long history, discusses the major artistic personalities against their cultural backgrounds, and systematically describes the development and forms of the landscape. The text is thoroughly illustrated with over a hundred carefully selected plates and a colored frontispiece.
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The Portfolio

Author : Philip Gilbert Hamerton
ISBN : UOM:39015055276318
Genre : Art
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"Monthly art periodical covering issues of the day. Photographic related articles were Autotype article and 'Some New Methods of Printing' by G. Warton Simpson which details the Autotype Co. purchasing the rights to the Gemosser (Rye) patent. The exquisite example of the Gemosser patent in this volume shows how each of the primary German inventors worked out very viable approaches. The other prints by the Woodbury method and by carbon printing are stunning examples also. Most of the images are from art andhave been carefully toned to math the look of the originals, the Blake and Michaelangelo being fine examples." -- Hanson collection catalog, p. 39-40.
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Creative Watercolor Techniques

Author : Zoltan Szabo
ISBN : 1626541361
Genre : Art
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Build your creative toolbox! Perfect for the ambitious beginner with a bit of experience under their belt or seasoned painters in search of a fresh approach, Creative Watercolor Techniques is a vast repository of innovative and unusual painting methods that will help you achieve new levels of detail and texture in whichever style you prefer! Szabo's friendly and instructive prose will take you through a variety of wet and dry brush techniques, knife painting techniques, and paper types. In addition, you will find suggestions for creative ways to incorporate soap, salt, sand, starch, dyes, opaque watercolors, and sponges into your work. Loaded with hundreds of black and white photos, as well as over 30 full-color plates, Creative Watercolor Techniques will widen your artistic arsenal and inspire you to new levels of creativity and invention in your painting. Zoltan Szabo was born in Hungary in 1928 and studied at the National Academy of Industrial Art in Budapest. He emigrated to Canada in 1949, and made a name for himself as one of Canada's foremost landscape painters. In addition to teaching workshops and seminars on watercolor painting, Szabo has exhibited his work in London, Canada, and the United States. Zoltan Szabo's paintings are found in public and private collections worldwide, including those of the prime ministers of Canada and Jamaica and in the National Gallery of Hungary. Other books by Zoltan Szabo include Landscape Painting in Watercolor, Painting Little Landscapes, and Zoltan Szabo Paints Landscapes. Readers interested in related titles from Zoltan Szabo will also want to see: Landscape Painting in Watercolor (ISBN: 9781626549012), Painting Little Landscapes (ISBN: 9781626549173), Painting Nature's Hidden Treasures (ISBN: 9781626549180), Zoltan Szabo Paints Landscapes: Advanced Techniques in Watercolor (ISBN: 9781626549005).
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Chinese Landscape Painting

Author : Michael Sullivan
ISBN : STANFORD:36105005310177
Genre : Landscape painting, Chinese
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Category: Landscape painting, Chinese

The Builder

Author :
ISBN : PRNC:32101079220800
Genre : Architecture
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Category: Architecture