Molly Bang's brilliant, insightful, and accessible treatise is now revised and expanded for its 25th anniversary. Bang's powerful ideas—about how the visual composition of images works to engage the emotions, and how the elements of an artwork can give it the power to tell a story—remain unparalleled in their simplicity and genius. Why are diagonals dramatic? Why are curves calming? Why does red feel hot and blue feel cold? First published in 1991, Picture This has changed the way artists, illustrators, reviewers, critics, and readers look at and understand art.
Author: Joseph Heller
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2000-03-24
Conjured back to life by Rembrandt's famous "Aristotle Contemplating the Bust of Homer," Aristotle surveys history and profiles historical personalities, ultimately concluding that not much has changed in 2,500 years
Author: Lynda Barry
Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly
Release Date: 2010-11-09
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
A series of portraits by the creator of What It Is follows a myopic monkey through her everyday routines of preparing food, waiting for the bus, hogging the remote and associating with her imaginary friend.
Jacqueline Sheehan made serious waves with her much beloved runaway bestseller, Lost and Found (“The best book I’ve read in a long time” —Susan Elizabeth Phillips). Now she treats readers to a sequel, Picture This—a story of rebirth and personal redemption that is as moving, funny, and heart-soaring as its predecessor. Whip-smart contemporary women’s fiction with heart and soul, in Picture This, Rocky Pelligrino is back on Peaks Island off the coast of Maine, along with Cooper the dog, the beautiful black Labrador retriever who gave her a new “leash” on life. But this time a new wrinkle warps the fabric of her world when a young girl shows up on Rocky’s doorstep claiming to be the long-lost daughter of her late husband.
Author: Pearl James
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
Release Date: 2009
Essays by Jay Winter, Jeffrey T. Schnapp, Jennifer D. Keene, and others reveal the centrality of visual media, particularly the poster, within the specific national contexts of Britain, France, Germany, Russia, and the United States during World War I.℗¡Ultimately, posters were not merely representations of popular understanding of the war, but instruments influencing the.
Words and images combine on each page of this breathtaking picture book to create an introduction to everyday words that children and their parents will want to return to again and again. With a wealth of detail, Alison Jay has created a series of pictures where elements cleverly reappear from spread to spread, providing a timeless book to share.
Author: Norah McClintock
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Release Date: 2009-10-01
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Ethan lives in a foster home, struggling to put his life on the right track. Involved in a photography program for at-risk kids, he finds himself threatened again and again by someone who wants his camera. What does Ethan know? And what is on his camera that someone is willing to kill for? Struggling to stay out of trouble and solve the mystery, he discovers he has all the answers, he just has to figure out the questions.
Astronomical concepts can be truly hard to comprehend, especially those of planetary sizes and distances from Earth and from each other. These concepts are made more comprehensible by the group of illustrations in this book, which put scale extraterrestrial objects side by side with objects on Earth we can more easily relate to. For example, study the pictures of Earth floating above Jupiter’s Great Red Spot and the asteroid Itokawa resting beside Toronto’s CN Tower. These mind-bending images bring things better into perspective and will help you understand the size and scale of our Solar System. In later chapters, you will be told how close the visionaries of the past came to guessing what today’s explorers would find. Astronomer/painter Lucien Rudaux’s masterpieces of Mars dust storms anticipated Viking and Mars rover images by nearly a century. Space artist Ludek Pesek envisioned astronauts setting up camp on the lunar surface in scenes hauntingly similar to photos taken by Apollo astronauts decades later. But the real benefit of this work is in better grasping the nature of our universe -- how big it is, now large it is, and how we fit into it.
Author: Conceptis Puzzles
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Release Date: 2005-08
Genre: Games & Activities
Complete the maze...get a picture. On the surface, these unique puzzles may look like other mazes you've done before. But at the end, there's a nice surprise when the lines that found the right pathway create an image, too.
Author: Jean Wells
Publisher: C & T Pub
Release Date: 1990-11
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Learn a new way to do applique hand made gifts and projects from this new book that has numerous line drawing to illustrate each project as well as color photos. The authors give tips on construction, embellishments, and framing to helpe even the newest craftsperson become adept at this new technique. 21 color plates and photos of each project.
Author: Ivan Butcher II
Release Date: 2012-08-22
Picture This... is not the kind of book that the reader will sit and read cover to cover. The book is arranged by subject matter which will cause the reader to have to take time to reflect on the message in each one of the articles. Now those responsible and guilty for all of the negative conditions and hardships caused by their self- serving, fraudulent, mismanaging, thieving, and wasteful deeds, are like Vampires with no Reflections.