Capturing the Essence: Techniques for Bird Artists
Capturing the Essence: Techniques for Bird Artists by William T Cooper
2011 | ISBN: 0300176260, 064310156X | English | 128 pages | EPUB | 4 MB


In this stunningly beautiful book, bird artist William T. Cooper explores and demonstrates all aspects of drawing and painting birds. Renowned for his gorgeous and accurate wildlife renderings, Cooper here explains in detail how to create a true impression of a bird's appearance. The author describes his own experiences among birds in the wild, discusses bird anatomy, and lays out the essential principles of realistic painting. He guides both seasoned artists and enthusiastic beginners through all the techniques and processes involved in depicting birds anywhere in the world.

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Subway Art by Martha Cooper
Subway Art by Martha Cooper
Thames & Hudson Ltd | July 9, 1984 | English | ISBN: 0500273200 | 104 pages | PDF | 89 MB


Two gifted photographers have documented every aspect of this extraordinary urban subculture, complete with 239 full-color photographs.

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Color Design Workbook: A Real World Guide to Using Color in Graphic Design (True PDF)
Color Design Workbook: A Real World Guide to Using Color in Graphic Design
Adams Morioka | 2008 | True PDF | ISBN: 159253192X, 1592534333 | 242 pages | 101 Mb


Since color is such a important part of graphic design, designers need the most up to date as well as the most fundamental, information on the subject to have the tools needed to use color effectively. From the meanings behind colors to working with color in presentations, this book provides readers with the vital information needed to apply color creatively and effectively to their design work. Readers also receive guidance on talking with clients about color and selling color ideas. The science behind color theory is also explained in easily understood language, and case studies are included to show the effects some color choices had on both their clients and consumers.

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Speed Painting - Digital Painting Tutorial Series (Volume 1-3)
Speed Painting - Digital Painting Tutorial Series (Volume 1-3)
Zoo Publishing & 3DTotal.com Ltd. | ISBN: N/A | 102+91+77 pages | PDF | 2008-2009 | English | 214 Mb

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Painting Vibrant Flowers in Watercolor: Revised & Expanded
Soon Y. Warren, "Painting Vibrant Flowers in Watercolor: Revised & Expanded"
ISBN: 1440336156 | 2014 | EPUB | 160 pages | 47 MB


Paint flowers with feeling!

You can paint watercolors that capture the beauty and personality of roses, peonies, zinnias and many more brilliant blooms--and achieve color more vivid than you ever dreamed possible with watercolor. In this expanded edition of Soon Y.

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The Drawing Club Handbook: Mastering the Art of Drawing Characters from Life
Bob Kato, "The Drawing Club Handbook: Mastering the Art of Drawing Characters from Life"
ISBN: 1592539114 | 2014 | PDF | 144 pages | 124 MB


Does your cartoon, comic, film, or story need a quirky individual? How about a leading lady? Rogue superhero? By working through the exercises found in The Drawing Club, acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to draw personality archetypes of any kind­– movie heroes, pulp fiction characters, and pop culture stars from every era. There's something for everyone!

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Photoshop Creative Collection - Vol.10, 2014 (EPUB)
 
Photoshop Creative Collection - Vol.10, 2014 (EPUB)
English | Pages: 196 | EPUB | 58MB


Photoshop® Creative Collection is the essential companion to this amazing piece of software, offering in-depth tutorials and features to guide you through every area from improving images to creating artwork. It’s the ultimate guide to Photoshop® and will have you creating standout images in no time at all.

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Photoshop Image Editing Genius Guide 2013 (EPUB + PDF)
 
Photoshop Image Editing Genius Guide 2013 (EPUB + PDF)
English | 255 pages | EPUB + PDF | 252 MB

 
If you’re looking to add the finishing touches to your images, this is the book for you. Helping master all the techniques and tools of Photoshop, this will guide you through the processes involved in retouching, restoring and improving any image.

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Photoshop Image Editing Genius Guide Vol. 2 (EPUB)
 
Photoshop Image Editing Genius Guide Vol. 2 (EPUB)
Over 350+ Essential Tips + Packed with Guides for PhotoShop CS6 and CC
English | 196 pages | EPUB |29 MB

If you’re looking to add the finishing touches to your images, this is the book for you. Helping master all the techniques and tools of Photoshop, this will guide you through the processes involved in retouching, restoring and improving any image.

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Photoshop Creative Collection - Vol.11, 2014
 

Photoshop Creative Collection - Vol.11, 2014 (EPUB)
English | 196 Pages | PDF + EPUB | 125 MB
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Type on Screen: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Developers, and Students
Type on Screen: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Developers, and Students (Design Briefs) by Ellen Lupton and Maryland Institute College of Art
English | 2014 | ISBN: 161689170X | 208 pages | PDF | 52,6 MB


The long awaited follow-up to our all-time bestseller Thinking with Type is here. Type on Screen is the definitive guide to using classic typographic concepts of form and structure to make dynamic compositions for screen-based applications.

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Oil Painting with the Masters: Essential Techniques from Today\'s Top Artists
Oil Painting with the Masters: Essential Techniques from Today's Top Artists by Cindy Salaski
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1440329931 | 160 pages | EPUB | 150 MB


Enjoy producing better oil paintings, and getting professional-looking results by studying the methods of today's great masters. Kevin Macpherson, Laurie Kersey, Richard McKinley, Camille Przewodek, Phil Starke, George Gallo, Marc Hanson, Susan Lyon, Jeffrey Watts, and Robert Johnson - all offer expert art instruction by providing step-by-step painting demonstrations that include landscapes, portraits, and still lifes.

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Drawing People for the Absolute Beginner: A Clear & Easy Guide to Successful Figure Drawing
Drawing People for the Absolute Beginner: A Clear & Easy Guide to Successful Figure Drawing by Mark Willenbrink and Mary Willenbrink
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1440330166 | 128 pages | EPUB | 39,4 MB


Yes, you can!
Known for their friendly, focused, you-can-do-it approach to teaching art, Mark and Mary Willenbrink show beginning artists how to draw people in a realistic style. Inside you'll find everything you need to succeed, from how to select and hold your pencils to expert instruction on drawing hands, clothing and figures in motion.

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Painting Skies and Seascapes
Painting Skies and Seascapes by Peter Rush
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1847976212 | 112 pages | EPUB | 17,5 MB


A practical and inspirational guide of great interest to marine, landscape, coastal, and naval artists.
The sea and sky have captured the attention of artists for centuries. Their energy and drama, or their tranquility and beauty, can be portrayed powerfully and magnificently in a painting.

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Airbrushing: The Essential Guide (Epub)
Fred Crellin, "Airbrushing: The Essential Guide"
ISBN: 1847975224 | 2013 | EPUB | 144 pages | 33 MB


Airbrushing is a versatile and exciting art. The technique has been used for some 150 years, and is now finding ever more applications. This beautiful book explains how to use an airbrush. It looks at the fundamentals of how to get started, advises on maintenance of the tool and then gives step-by-step examples of a range of projects. With troubleshooting tips throughout, it enables you to get the most from your airbrush and create beautiful pieces with a professional finish.

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Drawing Dragons: Learn How to Create Fantastic Fire-Breathing Dragons (Epub)
Sandra Staple, "Drawing Dragons: Learn How to Create Fantastic Fire-Breathing Dragons"
ISBN: 1569756414 | 2008 | EPUB | 160 pages | 18 MB


In easy-to-follow, step-by-step detail, Drawing Dragons teaches you all the tricks and techniques you’ll need to create your own amazing dragons. You’ll discover how to draw all types of dragons using nothing but a pencil. Drawing Dragons shows how to bring to life fierce warriors and bearded ancients as well as baby hatchlings and protective mothers. It also features a special section on adding claws, scales, horns, jewels and other unique details to your dragons.

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The Art of Drawing Dragons, Mythological Beasts and Fantasy Creatures (Epub)
Michael Dobrzycki, "The Art of Drawing Dragons, Mythological Beasts and Fantasy Creatures: Discover Simple Step-by-Step Techniques for Drawing Fantastic Creatures of Folklore and Legend"
ISBN: 1600580122 | 2007 | EPUB | 144 pages | 53 MB


The ever-increasing popularity of mythological and fantasy creatures in film, graphic novels, and television creates high demand for instruction books on drawing these fantastic beasts. In this newest addition to our Collector's series, aspiring artists will find 144 pages of clear, step-by-step instructions for drawing everything from fire-breathing dragons to seven-headed monsters and magical fairies. Information on the origin and history of mythological creatures gives this book an extra-special appeal. The author's helpful tips on shading and drawing techniques show readers everything they need to know to create their own impressive beasts.

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Design in Modular Construction
Design in Modular Construction by Mark Lawson, Ray Ogden, Chris Goodier
2014 | ISBN: 0415554500 | English | 280 pages | PDF | 89 MB


Modular construction can dramatically improve efficiency in construction, through factory production of pre-engineered building units and their delivery to the site either as entire buildings or as substantial elements. The required technology and application are developing rapidly, but design is still in its infancy. Good design requires a knowledge of modular production, installation and interface issues and also an understanding of the economics and client-related benefits which influence design decisions.

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GPU Pro 5: Advanced Rendering Techniques
GPU Pro 5: Advanced Rendering Techniques by Wolfgang Engel
2014 | ISBN: 1482208636 | English | 522 pages | PDF | 88 MB


In GPU Pro5: Advanced Rendering Techniques, section editors Wolfgang Engel, Christopher Oat, Carsten Dachsbacher, Michal Valient, Wessam Bahnassi, and Marius Bjorge have once again assembled a high-quality collection of cutting-edge techniques for advanced graphics processing unit (GPU) programming.

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Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots
 

 

Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots
Gabriel Biderman, Tim Cooper | 2013 | EPUB, PDF | ISBN: 032194853X | 56 Mb  

Are you a night owl looking to make stunning images of streetscapes, fireworks, or the night sky? Do you like to bend time with long exposure photography? Do star trails or lightning strikes inspire you? Then this book is for you!

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More Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture: 30 Stickley Designs for Every Room in the Home
More Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture: 30 Stickley Designs for Every Room in the Home
Robert W. Lang | 2002 | Scan PDF | ISBN: 1892836149 | 144 pages | 27 Mb


Here are working shop drawings for 30 pieces of household furniture by Gustav Stickley and his contemporaries the Craftsman movement. Every type of furniture is represented here: chairs, chests of drawers, wall shelves, book cases, sideboards, dining tables, occasional tables, beds, and rockers. These construction drawings present all the information a woodworker needs to reproduce each piece in his own workshop. Each project includes a perspective view along with elevations, sections and details, plus a complete bill of materials. The introductory chapters give basic technical information about choosing wood, layout and construction techniques, and assembly methods, with a special section on finishing.

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Virtual World Design
Virtual World Design
Ann Cudworth | 2014 | True PDF | ISBN: 1466579617, 1466579668, ASIN: B00MMOJ2CY | 398 pages | 162 Mb


Learn How to Create Immersive Virtual Environments Written by an award-winning designer with 20 years of experience designing virtual environments for television and online communities, Virtual World Design explores the intertwining disciplines of 2D graphics, 3D models, lighting, sound, and storytelling. It illustrates how these disciplines come together by design in the creation of an accessible virtual environment for teaching, research, and entertainment.

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LogoLounge 7: 2,000 International Identities by Leading Designers (True PDF)
LogoLounge 7: 2,000 International Identities by Leading Designers
Rockport | Bill Gardner, Anne Hellman | 2012 | True PDF | ISBN: 1592537278 | 192 pages | 19 Mb


This celebratory book, the seventh in the series, once again pays tribute to the brilliant work top designers around the world have created for a diverse clientele. This inspiring collection provides a wealth of insight for graphic designers and their clients. The LogoLounge website (www.logolounge.com) showcases the work of the world’s top designers as well as up-and-coming new talent, and this book presents the site’s best designs of the past year as judged by an elite group of name-brand designers. The first portion LogoLounge 7 profiles ten top designers and spotlights their biggest, newest campaigns. A handful of their smaller projects are also featured in this section along with unused logos that have never before been seen. The second half of the book contains almost 2,000 logos organized by visual categories.

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Urban Design for an Urban Century: Shaping More Livable, Equitable, and Resilient Cities
Lance Jay Brown, David Dixon, "Urban Design for an Urban Century: Shaping More Livable, Equitable, and Resilient Cities"
ISBN: 1118453638 | 2014 | PDF | 336 pages | 208 MB


This book offers a comprehensive introduction to urban design, from a historical overview and basic principles to practical design concepts and strategies. It discusses the demographic, environmental, economic, and social issues that influence the decision-making and implementation processes of urban design. The Second Edition has been fully revised to include thorough coverage of sustainability issues and to integrate new case studies into the core concepts discussed. Ancillary materials, including PowerPoint slides, sample questions and projects, and bonus case studies, help to enrich understanding of this topic.

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Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering: A Mark-Making Workbook for Crafters, Cardmakers, and Journal Artists (Epub)
Lisa Engelbrecht, "Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering: A Mark-Making Workbook for Crafters, Cardmakers, and Journal Artists"
ISBN: 1592536441 | 2010 | EPUB | 160 pages | 82 MB


Calligraphy, the art of elegant, beautiful lettering, has increased in popularity over the last several years. From brides who want to address their wedding invitations to do-it-yourselfers who want to prepare certificates or make a family tree, and even for art journalers and scrapbookers who like creative text in their works, calligraphy books and classes are hot.

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