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How to Pass Higher Art & Design: Second Edition (Paperback): Elaine Boylan, Stephanie Lightbown How to Pass Higher Art & Design: Second Edition (Paperback)
Elaine Boylan, Stephanie Lightbown
R319 Discovery Miles 3 190 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: Art & Design First Teaching: August 2018 First Exam: May 2019 Get your best grade with comprehensive course notes and advice from Scotland's top experts, fully updated for the latest changes to SQA Higher assessment. How to Pass Higher Art & Design Second Edition contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully for your Higher exam. It combines an overview of the course syllabus with advice from top experts on how to improve exam performance, so you have the best chance of success. - Revise confidently with up-to-date guidance tailored to the latest SQA assessment changes - Refresh your knowledge with comprehensive, tailored subject notes - Prepare for the exam with top tips and hints on revision techniques - Get your best grade with advice on how to gain those vital extra marks

Zoltar the Magnificent, No. 33 (Hardcover): Dan MacMillan, Kieron Livingstone Zoltar the Magnificent, No. 33 (Hardcover)
Dan MacMillan, Kieron Livingstone
R1,527 R1,373 Discovery Miles 13 730 Save R154 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

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Slim Kuns - Die Opvolg Van Kitskuns (Afrikaans, Paperback): Monique Day-Wilde, Angie Franke Slim Kuns - Die Opvolg Van Kitskuns (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Monique Day-Wilde, Angie Franke
R154 Discovery Miles 1 540 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

Kombineer weggooigoed en optelgoed met konvensionele kunsmateriaal en omskep dit in uitstalgoed! Leer hoe om met dryfhout, herwinde blikkies en ander metaal- en glashouers, asook alledaagse items soos botteldoppies en gebruikte teesakkies kunswerke te skep wat in die beste galerye vertoon kan word. Vir beeldhoumateriaal is daar klei, draad en papierpap, gekombineer met boumateriaal soos sement, en handwerkelemente soos krale en goudblad, alles uniek en skeppend gekombineer. Die foto's van elke voltooide projek, aangevul deur duidelik geillustreerde stap-vir-stap aanwysings en verdere idees sal ongetwyfeld die kunstenaar in elke handwerker wakker maak en na 'n verfkwas laat gryp.

Watercolour Tips - Practical Tips to Start You Painting (Paperback): Ian King Watercolour Tips - Practical Tips to Start You Painting (Paperback)
Ian King
R138 R96 Discovery Miles 960 Save R42 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Packed full of tips for the aspiring watercolorist, this guide's handy format makes it ideal for quick reference either in the studio or out in the field. Contents include essential tips on all the basic watercolor techniques; helpful advice on sketching and drawing; guidelines on painting skies, backgrounds, foregrounds, the main subject, trees, details, and shadows; clear and straightforward step-by-step instructions for painting a complete landscape in 7 easy stages; tips on painting water in various forms; and adding people to a painting.

Posh: Organized Living 2019-2020 Monthly/Weekly Planning Calendar - Summer's Beauty (Calendar): Andrews McMeel Publishing Posh: Organized Living 2019-2020 Monthly/Weekly Planning Calendar - Summer's Beauty (Calendar)
Andrews McMeel Publishing 1
R431 R348 Discovery Miles 3 480 Save R83 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
British Rubbish (Hardcover): Tim Noble, Sue Webster British Rubbish (Hardcover)
Tim Noble, Sue Webster
R998 R741 Discovery Miles 7 410 Save R257 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The work of counterculture artists Tim Noble and Sue Webster, whose art is a complex punk-rock take on modern consumer culture. Enormous neon signs, intricate silhouette portraits constructed of trash heaps, and a work titled Instant Gratification: British artists Tim Noble and Sue Webster thrive on the thrills of illumination, love, language, shadows, garbage, and cash. "British Rubbish" showcases their work in all its splashy glory. Their art evokes both gaudy Vegas culture and down-and-dirty punk rock: a combination of cynical extravagance and a defiant, rebellious sensibility. Extravagant, irreverent, sometimes coarse, and always sharply clever, "British Rubbish" is both a paean to and sly denunciation of conspicuous consumption.

Tatt Book - Visionaries of Tattoo (Paperback): Joseph Ari Aloi Tatt Book - Visionaries of Tattoo (Paperback)
Joseph Ari Aloi 1
R498 R383 Discovery Miles 3 830 Save R115 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Featuring some of the most important contemporary tattoo artists who are making cutting-edge graphics, typography, and customized artistic masterpieces. "Tatt Book: Visionaries of Tattoo" is a unique collection of the designs of the most creative contemporary tattoo artists from around the world. These contemporary tattooists are, first and foremost, artists creating tattoo designs inked on the human body as well as works for galleries and personal collections. Curated by the renowned artist JK5 and including work from over twenty distinguished artists, such as Stephanie Tamez, Mike Giant, and Scott Harrison, "Tatt Book" explores the intricate customized body art and also the artwork these "inking" geniuses do outside the tattoo studio. This will be an indispensable reference catalogue for type forms, illustration, fine art, and design in a time where tattoos are a mark of personal creativity and individuality.

Out of This Century: Confessions of an Art Addict (Paperback): Peggy Guggenheim Out of This Century: Confessions of an Art Addict (Paperback)
Peggy Guggenheim 1
R352 R247 Discovery Miles 2 470 Save R105 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This is the fascinating autobiography of a society heiress who became the bohemian doyenne of the art world. Written in her own words it is the frank and outspoken story of her life and loves: her stormy relationships with such men as Max Ernst and Jackson Pollock, and her discovery of new artists. Known as "the mistress of modern art", Peggy Guggenheim was a passionate collector and major patron. She amassed one of the most important collections of early twentieth century European and American art embracing cubism, surrealism and expressionism. A must read for anyone with an interest in these major-league artists, this seminal period of art history, and the ultimate self-invented woman.

Study Guide with Student Test Packet, Volume 1 - Kleiner/Mamiya's Gardner's Art Through the Ages: A Global History... Study Guide with Student Test Packet, Volume 1 - Kleiner/Mamiya's Gardner's Art Through the Ages: A Global History (Paperback, 13th Revised edition)
Fred Kleiner
R629 R539 Discovery Miles 5 390 Save R90 (14%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

This study tool focuses on critical analysis of the subject through a workbook section including discussion, maps, timeline, and essay and multiple-choice questions. To enhance student learning and provide more practical application of information, there are three self-quizzes that cover each chapter of the text. The tests consist of multiple-choice, short-answer, and image-identification questions. Complete answers and page references are located at the end of the guide. Now split so as to better pair with the textbook volumes, the Study Guide will help the students not only remember the information presented in each chapter but also process it on a higher level.

Life Behind The Frontline: Vietnam 1964 - 1975 (Hardcover): Haung Aao Life Behind The Frontline: Vietnam 1964 - 1975 (Hardcover)
Haung Aao
R402 R314 Discovery Miles 3 140 Save R88 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Vietnam War is long over, but many of its wounds still cannot be healed. This book tells the story of the lives of the people behind the front lines, North and South, from the perspective of the eventual victors in the war. The Vietnam War is long over, but many of its wounds still cannot be healed. As war raged for decades throughout Vietnam, it transformed the lives of all its people, in the countryside and in the cities, from the soldiers in the battlefields, to the women and children behind the frontline. The destruction was immense, and the effects are still felt to this

Op St. Helena Vol Van Hartepyn - Die Oorlogskuns Van Erich Mayer (Afrikaans, Hardcover): Celestine Pretorius Op St. Helena Vol Van Hartepyn - Die Oorlogskuns Van Erich Mayer (Afrikaans, Hardcover)
Celestine Pretorius
R225 Discovery Miles 2 250 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days
Romantic Moderns - English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper (Paperback): Alexandra Harris Romantic Moderns - English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper (Paperback)
Alexandra Harris 1
R417 R323 Discovery Miles 3 230 Save R94 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

While the battles for modern art and society were being fought in France and Spain, it has seemed a betrayal that John Betjeman and John Piper were in love with a provincial world of old churches and tea-shops. In this multi-awardwinning book - now available in paperback - Alexandra Harris tells a different story. In the 1930s and 1940s, artists and writers explored what it meant to be alive in England. Eclectically, passionately, wittily, they showed that `the modern' need not be at war with the past. Constructivists and conservatives could work together, and even the Bauhaus emigre, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, was beguiled into taking photographs for Betjeman's nostalgic Oxford University Chest. This modern English renaissance was shared by writers, painters, gardeners, architects, critics, tourists and composers. John Piper, Virginia Woolf, Florence White, Christopher Tunnard, Evelyn Waugh, E. M. Forster and the Sitwells are part of the story, along with Bill Brandt, Graham Sutherland, Eric Ravilious and Cecil Beaton.

Saigon: Traces Of The Old Days (Hardcover): Artbook Saigon: Traces Of The Old Days (Hardcover)
Artbook
R372 R291 Discovery Miles 2 910 Save R81 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Captures the essence and spirit of colonial Saigon from the earliest days of French rule in the mid 19th Century up to the start of World War II. This title offers insight into the development and changes of the city and its people, both Vietnamese and colonial French. This remarkable photo-documentary captures the essence and spirit of colonial Saigon from the earliest days of French rule in the mid 19th Century up to the start of World War II. The photos are drawn from the private collection of the diplomat Eric Simoneau, and the Ho Chi Minh Library. They offer

Katsuya Terada Real Size (Hardcover): Katsuya Terada Katsuya Terada Real Size (Hardcover)
Katsuya Terada
R797 R524 Discovery Miles 5 240 Save R273 (34%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Dore's Empyrean (Foiled Pocket Journal) (Notebook / blank book, New edition): Flame Tree Studio Dore's Empyrean (Foiled Pocket Journal) (Notebook / blank book, New edition)
Flame Tree Studio
R161 R125 Discovery Miles 1 250 Save R36 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Part of a series of exciting and luxurious Flame Tree Notebooks. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed, then foil stamped. And they're powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap. These are perfect for personal use and make a dazzling gift. The cover image is based on a detail from 'Rosa Celeste: Dante and Beatrice gaze upon the highest Heaven. The Empyrean'. Engraved illustration by Gustave Dore (1832-83), for Canto XXXI of Purgatory and Paradise. Henry Francis Carey's translated edition of Dante Alighier's The Divine Comedy (Thompson & Thomas, 1902).

Looking at Jewelry: A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques (Paperback): Susanne Gansicke, Yvonne J. Markowitz Looking at Jewelry: A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques (Paperback)
Susanne Gansicke, Yvonne J. Markowitz
R385 R316 Discovery Miles 3 160 Save R69 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

What is a cabochon? What are the various types of gilding? What is vermeil? This accessible book—the first of its kind—offers concise explanations of key jewelry terms. The fascination with personal adornment is universal. It is a preoccupation that is primal, instinctive, and uniquely human. Jewelry encompasses a seemingly endless number of ornaments produced across time and in all cultures. The range of materials and techniques used in its construction is extraordinary, even revolutionary, with new substances and methods of fabrication added with every generation. In any given society, master artisans have devoted their time, energy, and talent to the fine art of jewelry making, creating some of the most spectacular objects known to humankind.

This volume, geared toward jewelry makers, scholars, scientists, students, and fashionistas alike, begins with a lively introduction that offers a cultural history of jewelry and its production. The main text provides information on the most common, iconic, and culturally significant forms of jewelry and also covers materials, techniques, and manufacturing processes. Containing more than eighty color illustrations, this guide will be invaluable to all those wishing to increase their understanding and enjoyment of the art of jewelry.

100 Ideas that Changed Art (Paperback): Michael Bird 100 Ideas that Changed Art (Paperback)
Michael Bird
R362 R296 Discovery Miles 2 960 Save R66 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential ideas that have shaped the world of art. Arranged in broadly chronological order, it provides a unique and compelling take on the history of art. The book shows how developments in materials and technology have radically changed the way that art is produced. Each entry explores when an idea first evolved and how it has resurfaced in the work of different artists up to the present day. Illustrated with historical masterpieces and packed with fascinating contemporary examples, this is an inspirational and wholly original guide to understanding the forces that have shaped world art.

What's Your Excuse for not Succeeding as an Artist? - Overcome your excuses, nurture your creative potential and thrive... What's Your Excuse for not Succeeding as an Artist? - Overcome your excuses, nurture your creative potential and thrive (Paperback)
Deborah Henry-Pollard
R184 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R38 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Do you enjoy being creative but wish you could take your art to the next level? Are you proud of your art but don't feel that you're capitalising on your potential? Whether you're a weekend artist wishing you could turn your talent into a business or a professional looking for more exposure and recognition, creative coach Deborah Henry-Pollard can help. In this book she takes a look at why you might feel stuck or unable to progress to the next level and offers simple, practical advice and inspiring ideas to help you move forward. Not sure how to promote yourself? Feel you lack the resources, contacts or confidence, or that your creative dream is too risky? Deborah can help you to overcome all of these concerns and many more to build on your talent, enjoy more success and thrive as an artist.

Risk and Meaning - Adversaries in Art, Science and Philosophy (Hardcover, Edition.): Nicolas Bouleau Risk and Meaning - Adversaries in Art, Science and Philosophy (Hardcover, Edition.)
Nicolas Bouleau
R1,352 R962 Discovery Miles 9 620 Save R390 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This richly illustrated book is an exploration of how chance and risk, on the one hand, and meaning or significance on the other, compete for the limelight in art, in philosophy, and in science. In modern society, prudence and probability calculation permeate our daily lives. Yet it is clear for all to see that neither cautious bank regulations nor mathematics have prevented economic crises from occurring time and again. Nicolas Bouleau argues that it is the meaning we assign to an event that determines the perceived risk, and that we generally turn a blind eye to this important fact, because the word "meaning" is itself awkward to explain. He tackles this fundamental question through examples taken from cultural fields ranging from painting, architecture, and music, to poetry, biology, and astronomy. This enables the reader to view overwhelming risks in a different light. Bouleau clarifies that the most important thing in a time of uncertainty is to think of prudence on a higher level, one that truly addresses the various subjective interpretations of the world.

Find Your Artistic Voice (Paperback): Lisa Congdon Find Your Artistic Voice (Paperback)
Lisa Congdon
R335 R270 Discovery Miles 2 700 Save R65 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

An artist's unique voice is their calling card. It's what makes each of their works vital and particular. But developing such singular artistry requires effort and persistence. Bestselling author, artist, and illustrator Lisa Congdon brings her expertise to this guide to the process of artistic self-discovery. Featuring advice from Congdon herself and interviews with a roster of established artists, illustrators, and creatives, this one-of-a-kind book will show readers how to identify and nurture their own visual identity, navigate the influence of artists they admire, push through fear and insecurity, and appreciate the value of their personal journey.

Daily Rituals - Women at Work (Hardcover): Mason Currey Daily Rituals - Women at Work (Hardcover)
Mason Currey 1
R330 R283 Discovery Miles 2 830 Save R47 (14%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

The much-anticipated follow-up to the acclaimed and resoundingly fascinating Daily Rituals.

Filled with the innovative, inspiring and wonderfully prolific accounts of some of the world's best female creators, Daily Rituals: Women at Work is the powerful and championing sequel to Mason Currey's first book, Daily Rituals.

Barbara Hepworth sculpted outdoors and Janet Frame wore earmuffs as she worked to block out noise. Kate Chopin wrote with her six children ‘swarming around her’ whereas the artist Rosa Bonheur filled her bedroom with the sixty birds that inspired her work. Louisa May Alcott wrote so vigorously – skipping sleep and meals – that she had to learn to write with her left hand to give her cramped right hand a break.

Filled with details of the large and small choices these women made, Daily Rituals: Women at Work is about the day-to-day lives of some of the world’s most extraordinary creative minds who, whether Virginia Woolf, Charlotte Brontë, Nina Simone or Jane Campion, found the time and got to work.

'An admirably succinct portrait of some distinctly uncommon lives' Meryle Secrest

Heart - A Natural History of the Heart-Filled Life (Paperback, 1st Perennial ed): Gail Godwin Heart - A Natural History of the Heart-Filled Life (Paperback, 1st Perennial ed)
Gail Godwin
R271 R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 Save R17 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

What is the heart? We know it as not only the beating thing in our chests that sustains life, but as the wellspring of all faith, hope, and love. In this remarkable book, critically acclaimed author Gail Godwin takes us on a breathtaking journey that spans the history of human civilization, combining myth, art and religion to understand how humans have conceived of the heart through time. From the first valentine to the first stethoscope, from the Ancient Egyptians to the Buddha, from the heart of darkness to heart-to-heart talks, Godwin weaves her own stories of heartbreak and hope through it all.

Inspired by the richest of lore, Godwin ultimately arrives at what every culture must discover anew: we cannot let the head alone rule our lives. In this colorful history of the organ of life itself, she discovers a template for a more heart-filled life.

There is No F in ART (is there?) (Paperback): Eli Castelli There is No F in ART (is there?) (Paperback)
Eli Castelli
R187 R163 Discovery Miles 1 630 Save R24 (13%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Ways of Curating (Paperback): Hans Ulrich Obrist Ways of Curating (Paperback)
Hans Ulrich Obrist 1
R227 R153 Discovery Miles 1 530 Save R74 (33%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Drawing on his own experiences and inspirations - from staging his first exhibition in his tiny Zurich kitchen in 1986 to encounters with artists, exhibition makers and thinkers - Hans Ulrich Obrist looks to inspire all those engaged in the creation of culture. Moving from meetings with artists to the creation of the first public museums in the 18th century, recounting the practice of inspirational figures such as Diaghilev, skipping between exhibitions, continents and centuries, Ways of Curating argues that curation is far from a static practice. Driven by curiosity, at its best it allows us to create the future.

Buddhas in the Palm of Your Hand (Hardcover): Kazuya Takaoka Buddhas in the Palm of Your Hand (Hardcover)
Kazuya Takaoka
R340 R233 Discovery Miles 2 330 Save R107 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
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