Download E-books Masters of Art: Leonardo da Vinci PDF

By Delphi Classics

This can be the 1st quantity of a brand new sequence of guides via Delphi Classics, the best-selling writer of classical works. a primary of its variety in electronic print, the ‘Masters of Art’ sequence permits electronic readers to discover the works of the world’s maximum artists in accomplished element. This quantity offers the genius of Leonardo da Vinci, the world's maximum painter, in appealing element, with concise introductions and the standard Delphi bonus material.

Features:
* the total work of Leonardo da Vinci
* comprises formerly misplaced works, with annotations
* concise introductions to the work and different works, giving invaluable contextual information
* study the secrets and techniques of the MONA LISA, the historical past of THE final SUPPER or the that means at the back of THE VITRUVIAN MAN
* appealing 'detail' photographs, permitting you to discover Leonardo's masterpieces as if within the gallery
* contains Leonardo’s drawings and his entire notebooks, with plates
* unique feedback part, with essays by way of critics similar to Sigmund Freud
* positive aspects biographies on Leonardo's lifestyles, together with Vasari's well-known biography
* hundreds and hundreds of pictures in wonderful color - hugely urged for Kindle hearth, iPhone, iPad or computer clients, or as a helpful reference instrument on conventional Kindles
* up-to-date with superior photos and lately attributed works

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CONTENTS:

The Paintings
TOBIAS AND THE ANGEL
MADONNA OF THE POMEGRANATE
THE MADONNA OF THE CARNATION
THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST
THE ANNUNCIATION
THE BENOIS MADONNA
PORTRAIT OF GINEVRA DE’ BENCI
ST. JEROME within the WILDERNESS
THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI
THE VIRGIN OF THE ROCKS (LOUVRE)
THE VIRGIN OF THE ROCKS (NATIONAL GALLERY)
THE HEAD OF A WOMAN
LITTA MADONNA
LADY WITH AN ERMINE
PORTRAIT OF A MUSICIAN
LA BELLE FERRONNIÈRE
THE final SUPPER
THE MADONNA OF THE YARNWINDER
MONA LISA
THE VIRGIN AND baby WITH ST. ANNE
LEDA AND THE SWAN
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
BACCHUS (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST)
THE conflict OF ANGHIARI
SALVATOR MUNDI
PORTRAIT OF a girl IN PROFILE
MADONNA AND baby WITH ST. JOSEPH

The Drawings
THE VITRUVIAN MAN
THE VIRGIN AND baby WITH ST. ANNE AND ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
SELF-PORTRAIT
STUDY OF HORSES
OTHER DRAWINGS

The Notebooks
THE NOTEBOOKS OF LEONARDO DA VINCI
THOUGHTS ON paintings AND LIFE

The Criticism
LEONARDO DA VINCI by way of Sigmund Freud
Extract from ‘THE RENAISSANCE’ through Walter Pater
Extract from ‘ESSAYS ON ART’ by way of A. Clutton-Brock

The Biographies
LIFE OF LEONARDO DA VINCI by means of Giorgio Vasari
LEONARDO DA VINCI via MAURICE W. BROCKWELL

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Download E-books Andy Warhol (Great Masters) PDF

By Eric Shanes

Andy Warhol was once an artist who definitely positioned his finger at the pulse of recent tradition. via pioneering quite a few concepts, yet largely by way of the visible isolation of images, its repetition and enforced similarity to published pictures, and using garish color to indicate the visible garishness that's usually encountered in mass tradition, he threw a lot direct or oblique gentle upon sleek anomie or world-weariness, nihilism, materialism, political manipulation, fiscal exploitation, conspicuous intake, media hero-worship, and the construction of artificially-induced wishes and aspirations. in addition, in his most sensible work and prints he used to be a truly effective author of pictures, with an outstanding color feel and an excellent suppose for the visible rhythm of an image which resulted from his excessive information of the pictorial possibilities inherent in varieties. firstly, his pictures may look particularly basic. but due to that very simplicity they not just get pleasure from a excessive measure of quick visible impression, but additionally own the infrequent strength of projecting large implications throughout the psychological institutions they set in movement. for instance, the visible repetition that Warhol hired inside a superb a lot of his photographs used to be meant, associatively, to parallel the colossal repetition of pictures which are hired in a mass-culture with a view to promote items and providers. This contains autos of verbal exchange resembling video clips and television programmes. through incorporating into his photos the very ideas of mass construction which are imperative to a contemporary business society, Warhol at once reflected higher cultural makes use of and abuses, whereas emphasising, to the purpose of absurdity, the total detachment from emotional dedication that he observed in all places round him. furthermore, as well as making use of imagery derived from pop culture with a view to provide a critique of up to date society, Warhol additionally carried ahead the attacks on artwork and bourgeois values that the Dadaists had prior pioneered; through manipulating photographs and the general public character of the artist he used to be capable of throw again in our faces the contradictions and superficialities of latest artwork and tradition. eventually, it's the trenchancy of his cultural critique, in addition to the vivaciousness with which he imbued it, that may definitely lend his works their carrying on with relevance lengthy after the actual items he represented - corresponding to Campbell's Soup cans and Coca-Cola bottles - have probably develop into technologically outdated, or the exceptional humans he depicted, resembling Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley and Mao Zedong, have end up seemed simply because the superstars of the day past.

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Download E-books Classical Painting Atelier: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice PDF

By Juliette Aristides

Are looking to paint extra like Manet and no more like Jackson Pollock?

Students of artwork hailed Classical Drawing Atelier, Juliette Aristides’s first e-book, as a dynamic go back to the atelier academic version. Ateliers, well known within the 19th century, train rising artists through pairing them with a grasp artist over a interval of years. the tutorial approach starts off as scholars reproduction masterworks, then steadily growth to portray as their talents strengthen. the various artists at each point who realized from Classical Drawing Atelier were clamoring for extra of this refined method of instructing and studying. In Classical portray Atelier, Aristides, a pacesetter within the atelier stream, takes scholars step by step during the most interesting works of previous Masters and today’s most precious realist artists to bare the foundations of constructing full-color realist nonetheless lifes, images, and determine work. wealthy in culture, but useful for today’s artists, Classical portray Atelier is perfect for severe paintings scholars looking a undying visible education.

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Download E-books Country Flowers in Watercolour (Collins Learn to Paint) PDF

By Ann Blockley

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Ann Blockley is recognized for her appealing work of vegetation and right here she explains the entire easy recommendations for portray state plants in watercolour. This functional but inspirational book is a part of the popular Collins learn how to Paint sequence. state flora are an obtainable and ceaselessly interesting subject.

In this e-book, Ann Blockley exhibits you the way to seize them in watercolours, instructing the equipment and methods which are had to paint a number of vegetation. there are numerous sensible and step by step demonstrations all through, with sections on the right way to create texture and powerful backgrounds, making this a vital advisor at the topic.

About the author

Ann Blockley is a well known watercolour artist and instructor. Her work are available in collections in the course of the international and he or she is the writer of numerous books on portray, in addition to frequently writing for Leisure Painter journal.

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Download E-books Digital Collage and Painting: Using Photoshop and Painter to Create Fine Art PDF

By Susan Ruddick Bloom

For those who already recognize your means round Photoshop and Painter and wish to take advantage of those awesome courses to take your abilities additional, this e-book is for you! even more than an easy "how-to" advisor, Susan Ruddick Bloom takes you on a full-fledged trip of the mind's eye and indicates you ways to create outstanding works of good artwork. Supplemented by means of the paintings of 20+ global popular artists as well as Sue's personal masterpieces, you are going to find out how to create watercolors, black and white pencil sketches, texture collages, gorgeous sensible and fantastical collages, and much more, all out of your unique pictures. while you are wanting to dive into the realm of electronic paintings yet want a refresher at the fundamentals, turn to Sue's crucial options bankruptcy to sweep up in your Photoshop and Painter abilities, and you will be in your method very quickly. no matter if you are a beginner or a longtime electronic artist, you will find extra artistic principles during this e-book than you may ever think. absolutely up to date for brand spanking new types of Painter and Photoshop and together with fresh paintings from modern artists, electronic university and portray offers the entire idea you must convey your creative imaginative and prescient to gentle.

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Download E-books Art Market and Connoisseurship: A Closer Look at Paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens and Their Contemporaries (Amsterdam Studies in the Dutch Golden Age) PDF

The query of no matter if seventeenth-century painters resembling Rembrandt and Rubens have been completely liable for the work later offered below their names has prompted many a heated debate. regardless of the increase of scholarship at the background of the paintings marketplace, a lot remains to be unknown concerning the ways that work have been produced, assessed, priced, and advertised in this interval, which results in a number of provocative questions: did modern connoisseurs count on masters similar to Rembrandt to color works fullyyt by way of their very own hand? Who used to be credited being able to check work as actual? The participants to this enticing collection—Eric Jan Sluijter, Hans Van Miegroet, and Neil De Marchi, between them—trace those matters during the booming paintings marketplace of the 17th and eighteenth centuries, arriving at interesting and infrequently unforeseen conclusions.

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Download E-books Dreamscapes: Creating Magical Angel, Faery & Mermaid Worlds In Watercolor PDF

By Stephanie Pui-Mun Law

Bring a fable international of enthralling Beings to Life!

Angels, faeries and mermaids have engaged the imaginations and enchanted the brushes of artists for hundreds of years. you can now evoke the spirit of those legendary creatures and create brilliant works of airy paintings in watercolor. Step by means of encouraged step, Stephanie Pui-Mun Law indicates you the way to color the otherworlds' so much tremendous creatures and beautiful settings. Twenty step by step initiatives make it easier to create remarkable scenes which are elegantly styled, brilliantly coloured, and alive with a feeling of wonder.

Fabulous Realms! Create unusual and gorgeous backgrounds, similar to the meandering oak branches of faery people, the celestial surrounding of angels, and the seascapes the place mermaids dwell.

Delightful Details! From angel wings to mermaid tails, from flowing gowns to faery robes, discover ways to paint an inventive number of positive factors, garments and different info that make sure extraordinary results.

Mystical Effects! notice detailed watercolor concepts for including magic and secret on your paintings.

You'll start via studying approximately crucial fabrics, together with brushes, paints, paper, then will movement directly to vital thoughts resembling making plans and sketching; determine proportions; particular features of angels, faeries and mermaids (including clothing); constructing backgrounds; and completing strategies that upload an air of magic.

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Download E-books Beginner's Watercolour: Simple Projets for Artists PDF

By Pavilion

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Over 20 uncomplicated watercolour initiatives for novices, filled with options and tips. Paint attractive watercolours very easily, no matter if you've by no means picked up a brush!

With a completely illustrated step by step creation and a number appealing tasks to color, you'll speedy cross from portray amateur to artwork aficionado.

The Getting begun part indicates you every little thing you want to dive into the attractive international of watercolour. discover ways to paintings with washes, color and tone and texture and results as you progress from nonetheless lifes to landscapes and eventually to figures. You'll be developing outstanding paintings very quickly!

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