Rock Art Painting and Crafting with the Humble Pebble

Author: Denise Scicluna
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438068022
Release Date: 2015-03-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Great uses for rocks: throwing, skipping, kicking--how about painting? Rock painting is one of the oldest forms of artistic expression known to man. The varied surfaces, shapes, and sizes of rocks also make them perfect for crafts. From brooches to bookends, paperweights to place cards, miniature owls to patterned pebbles, you can create just about anything with the right rock and a bit of imagination. In Rock Art!, visual artist Denise Scicluna provides inspiration and advice for rocking our artsy side with: Tips for finding and identifying rocks and preparing them for paint ;techniques for creating the perfect rock from polymer clay; a guide to gathering tools, from paint, pencils, and brushes to wood filler and varnish. Dozens of projects for bringing pebbles to life with personality and style .Simple, step-by-step instructions, and more than 250 full-color illustrations that practically pop off the page make this fun and unusual book perfect for crafters of all ages.

History of Art

Author: Horst Woldemar Janson
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 013389388X
Release Date: 1986
Genre: Art

This classic book uses an exceptional art program, featuring impeccable accurate five-color illustrations, to introduce readers to the vast world of painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, and the minor arts. With its effectively written, balanced, and interesting narrative, this book presents art as a succession of styles--from Prehistory through the 20th century--and enlarges the readers' capacity to appreciate works of art individually. Written more than 40 years ago, this text has been constantly reworked to respond to the needs of this ever-changing field. A reference work suitable for those employed in all art media, including painters, sculptors, photographers, and architects.

The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens

Author: Linda A. Chisholm
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9781604698671
Release Date: 2018-07-10
Genre: Gardening

“Rich with photographs and descriptions of how landscape design has shaped and reflected culture over time.” —The American Gardener The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens explores the defining moments in garden design. Through profiles of 100 of the most influential gardens, Linda Chisholm explores how social, political, and economic influences shaped garden design principles. The book is organized chronologically and by theme, starting with the medieval garden Alhambra and ending with the modern naturalism of the Lurie Garden. Sumptuously illustrated, The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens is a comprehensive resource for garden designers and landscape architects, design students, and garden history enthusiasts.


Author: Patricia A. Morley
Publisher: Gage Distribution Company
ISBN: UCAL:B4410353
Release Date: 1986
Genre: Canadiens d'origine ukrainienne - Biographies

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Release Date: 1959-02

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is the premier public resource on scientific and technological developments that impact global security. Founded by Manhattan Project Scientists, the Bulletin's iconic "Doomsday Clock" stimulates solutions for a safer world.

History of art

Author: Horst Woldemar Janson
Publisher: Prentice-Hall ; New York : Abrams
ISBN: STANFORD:36105127956907
Release Date: 1962
Genre: Art

Bow Bells

ISBN: MINN:31951000731476S
Release Date: 1867


ISBN: CORNELL:31924078206137
Release Date: 1935
Genre: Playgrounds