Painting & paintings

    Painting Imaginary Flowers

    By Sandrine Pelissier

    Paperback £13.85

    Working from imagination is a fun way to create unique art. Kick off your imagination with six chapters and fifteen demonstrations, beginning with abstract backgrounds and followed by guidance on finding outlines and shapes.

    Robert Storr: Interviews On Art

    By Robert Storr

    Hardback £28.71

    'Interviews' collates, in a single volume, the major body of interviews conducted by the revered American critic and curator Robert Storr, encompassing engaging discussions with some of the most renowned names in the artworld over the last two centuries.

    Landscape Painting

    By Norbert Wolf

    Hardback £8.46

    From rolling meadows to moody skies, how does the beauty, complexity, and dimensions of the world translate to artistic expression? Explore the evolution and importance of the landscape genre from the late Middle Ages to modern times in this selection of some of the most important landscapes in history from...

    RHS Flowers The Watercolour Art Pad

    By Rachel Pedder-Smith

    Paperback £11.45

    Learn to become a botanical artist with this beautiful guided creativity book created in collaboration with the RHS.

    What is Painting?

    By Julian Bell

    Hardback £17.43

    Julian Bell's incisive, fully updated study of modern art and the nature of painting, which daringly tries to explain it

    War Art

    By Richard Slocombe

    Hardback £17.46

    * Definitive gift set showcasing IWM''s unparalleled and extensive art collection * Explores some of the most iconic pieces by artists such as Paul Nash, William Orpen, Henry Moore, Stanley Spencer, Steve McQueen and Langlards & Bell * Released to coincide with IWM''s biggest ever art exhibition, States of Emergency...

    Life? Or Theatre?

    By Charlotte Salomon

    Hardback £77.46

    The first complete edition of the art of Charlotte Salomon, published for the 100 year anniversary of her birth

    Mad Enchantment

    By Ross King

    Paperback £8.45

    Claude Monet's water lily paintings are among the most iconic and beloved works of art of the past century. Yet these entrancing images were created at a time of terrible private turmoil and sadness for the artist. The dramatic history behind these paintings is little known; Ross King's Mad Enchantment...

    Complete Guide to Watercolour

    By David Webb

    Paperback £12.05

    Extensive guide to painting in watercolour for beginners and upper, guiding readers on key art materials, techniques and picture making.

    Take Three Colours: Watercolour Seascapes

    By Geoff Kersey

    Paperback £7.85

    'I have reviewed a lot of books on painting for beginners but this series is the best to date. Very highly recommended for anybody who wants to learn watercolour painting.' www.myshelf.com With 3 colours, 3 brushes and this practical advice, you can start painting watercolour landscapes.

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