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The Century of the Impressionists

By: Cogniat, Raymond

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, NY, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003847


This volume is more than just beautiful reproductions of impressionist art. In his informative, succinct text, Raymond Cogniat demonstrates the mutual interdependence of art and ideas. His study is directed particularly toward interested art-lovers who wish to appreciate more fully the outstanding works of art in this distinguished period and to understand more fully the colorful period in which they were created. Included are 110 reproductions in color and 64 two-color ... View more info

Designing Greeting Cards and Paper Products: a Complete Guide

By: Lister, Ron

Price: $20.24

Publisher: Lebanon, Indiana, U. S. A., Prentice Hall, Inc.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002550


If you have a flair for design and a creative imagination, try your hand at greeting cards! Or stationary, gift wrap, or party goods! And this is the perfect book to get you started - whether as a staff designer or as a freelance artist planning to market your own cards. Inside you find scores of helpful hints on every aspect of this lucrative business. The author, a former staff artist for a major greeting card company, thoroughly covers a wide variety of topics, includ... View more info

Creative Paint Finishes for the Home

By: Myer, Phillip C.

Price: $9.66

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, U. S. A., North Light Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003176


Open up exciting new decorating possibilities by mastering the variety of techniques for decorative painting and paint finishes detailed in this practical how-to guide. From delicately stenciled bands of leaves and flowers to the richness of white alabaster or green serpentine marbleizing, you'll learn how you can give new life to furniture and rooms throughout your home. Even if you're a novice do-it-yourself decorator, you'll be able to easily master nearly two dozen t... View more info

The Collector's Guide to Paperweights

By: Rossi, Sara

Price: $12.88

Publisher: London, England, Bracken Books: 1999

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 001822


The Collector's Guide to Paperweights allows everyone from the novice collector to the expert with years of buying and selling experience to tread more confidently through the complex and sometimes treacherous trading world, and to focus clerly on the finest and most collectible paperweights available. In addition it furnishes the reader with a sound historical perspective on the great paperweight manufacturers, as well as offering professional advice on building, mainta... View more info

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Modern Prints & Drawings; a Guide to a Better Understanding of Modern Draughtsmanship

By: Sachs, Paul J. ; Barr, Jr. , Alfred H. (Preface by)

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004024


This unique and authoritative book covers the creative hisotry of prints and drawings from the time of David, Goya, Delacroix, Daumier, and Corot to that of the mid-twentieth century in Europe, the United States, and Mexico. It is so organized that every paragraph and each of the explanatory captions gives the reader a better insight into some peculiarly intimate and delightful aspect of modern art. The book's 286 reproductions are by themselves a gallery of the past cen... View more info

Decorative Glass: Sandblasting, Copper Foil, and Leaded Stained Glass Projects & Patterns

By: Shannon, George; Torlen, Pat

Price: $15.18

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Sterling Pub Co Inc: 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002993


Beautify your home with this splendid array of decorative glass projects that use sandblasting, copper foil, and leaded stained glass. All three methods are covered by the authors, two well-known experts in the field. Learn about the different types of glass available including full-antique, architectural, iridescent, and cathedral. Move on to a comprehensive section covering the materials and equipment needed; setting up your work area; safety practices and equipment, a... View more info