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The Art Of The Pen

Author : Lee Hendrix
ISBN : 0892366222
Genre : Art
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The court of Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II produced nothing more amazing than the Mira calligraphiae monumenta, a brilliant demonstration of two arts - calligraphy and miniature painting. The project began when Rudolf's predecessor commissioned the master calligrapher Georg Bocskay to create a model book of calligraphy. A pre-eminent scribe, Bocskay assembled a vast selection of contemporary and historic scripts ranging from the latest Italic and humanist writing to antique Roman and German Gothic. Many were intended not for practical use but for virtuosic display - lines filled with vines, mirror writing, and tiny micrography. Years later, at Rudolf's behest, court artist Joris Hoefnagel filled the spaces on each manuscript page with images of fruit, flowers, insects, and other natural minutiae. The combination of word and image is rare and constitutes one of the marvels of the Central European Renaissance. The manuscript is now in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum. A selection from its pages is presented here as testimony to the artistic imagination and skill of its creators.
Category: Art

How To Draw In Pen And Ink The Art Of Illustration

Author : Harry Furniss
ISBN : 9781447492771
Genre : Art
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Originally published in 1923. The author was a well known early cartoonist and book illustrator. Contents Include : Originality In Pen Drawing And Design To My Fellow Students Various Methods and Various Means A Few Hints To Special Artists A Few Hints To Lady Students A Little Captious Criticism of The Lady Art Student The Illustrating of Books. The book is well illustrated with examples of the authors work and hints for the student. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Category: Art

The Art And Technique Of Pen Drawing

Author : G. Montague Ellwood
ISBN : 9780486146676
Genre : Art
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Excellent reference describes line technique; drawing the figure, face, and hands; humorous illustration; pen drawing for advertisers; landscape and architectural illustration. Drawings by Dürer, Holbein, Doré, Rackham, Beardsley, Klinger, more. 161 figures.
Category: Art

The Art Of Pen And Ink Drawing

Author : Henry Robert Robertson
ISBN : OCLC:744516007
Genre : Illustration of books
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The Pen Turner S Bible

Author : Richard Kleinhenz
ISBN : 9781610351324
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 43.41 MB
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Featuring more than 25 pen projects and using the latest hardware kits on the market, this helpful how-to book journeys from turning basic ballpoint pens to creating complex fountain pens. Beginning with a simple yet very elegant ballpoint, the steps in its creation are explained in detail while subsequent chapters and projects add additional complexity and techniques. The author's original designs for many unique tools are also included, discussing spiraling jigs in both the past and present and demonstrating their ability to produce the popular rope design as well as straight fluted or faceted pens. With tutorials on both wood and metal lathes, this guide goes beyond step-by-step processes, encouraging wood turners to use their imaginations and adopt this classic art as their own.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Art Of Penwork

Author : C. Decker
ISBN : NYPL:33433009341474
Genre : Military topography
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The Art Of Ballpoint

Author : Matt Rota
ISBN : 9781631590573
Genre : Art
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A compendium of high-end artworks made with ballpoint pens, featuring contemporary artists and their methods.
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Pen Ink Sketching

Author : Frank Lohan
ISBN : 9780486483597
Genre : Art
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This clear and concise guide to pen-and-ink work presents 37 step-by-step illustrations that progress from pencil sketch to ink outline to shadows and details to completed work. Written in a direct, engaging style and richly illustrated, its drawings range from easy to complex and offer guidance for artists at every level.
Category: Art