Art books for the artist

A Listmania! list by Tina Mammoser "tina-m-art" (London)
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The Impact of Modern Paints
1.  The Impact of Modern Paints by Jo Crook
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  "Fascinating history of acrylic paints"
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Chihuly at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
2.  Chihuly at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew by Dale Chihuly
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  "Just seen this work at Kew - and it's truely amazing. Sensitive and inspiring."
27.53   Used & New from: 3.28
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Artist's and Graphic Designer's Market 2005 (Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market)
3.  Artist's and Graphic Designer's Market 2005 (Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market) by Mary Cox
The list author says:
  "Invaluable resource if you're aiming for the US galleries"
14.70   Used & New from: 1.62

Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2005 2005
4.  Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2005 2005 by Maeve Binchy
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  "Invaluable resource for UK artists"
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The Artist's Handbook of Materials and Techniques: Fifth Edition, Revised and Updated (Reference)
5.  The Artist's Handbook of Materials and Techniques: Fifth Edition, Revised and Updated (Reference) by Ralph Mayer
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  "Again on the geeky side, but my well-worn copy never leaves the studio"
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Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Colour
6.  Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Colour by Philip Ball
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  "Tracing the history and discovery of pigments - and how it affected how artists worked (and work now!)"
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Picture This: How Pictures Work
7.  Picture This: How Pictures Work by Molly Bang
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  "Wonderfully fun and simple reminder of composition 'rules'"
7.84   Used & New from: 3.59
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Design and Form (Graphic Design)
8.  Design and Form (Graphic Design) by Johannes Itten
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  "Itten on design and form - the lessons he gave his students"
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The Elements of Color: A Treatise on the Color System of Johannes Itten, Based on His Book "The Art of Color" (Graphic Design)
9.  The Elements of Color: A Treatise on the Color System of Johannes Itten, Based on His Book "The Art of Color" (Graphic Design) by Johannes Itten
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  "Itten on color, I remember this from childhood"
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The Human Figure in Motion (Dover Anatomy for Artists)
10.  The Human Figure in Motion (Dover Anatomy for Artists) by Eadweard Muybridge
The list author says:
  "Great copyright-free source for human images if you don't have a model"
30.23   Used & New from: 5.00
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Colour: A Workshop for Artists and Designers
11.  Colour: A Workshop for Artists and Designers by David Hornung
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  "Quite simply one of the best basic colour theory text and lessons I've seen"
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Composition: A Series of Exercises in Art Structure for the Use of Students and Teachers
12.  Composition: A Series of Exercises in Art Structure for the Use of Students and Teachers by Arthur Wesley Dow
The list author says:
  "A composition book certainly 'of its time' but very very good"
26.28   Used & New from: 12.62
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Qualifications: Full time painter
Last updated: 01/10/2005
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