Animals And Organic Shapes

Author: Erin Kaltrider
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1523397160
Size: 12.65 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The first coloring book in a series of Zentangle inspired coloring books, this coloring book is for adults and kids alike! Relax and take a therapeutic and creative dive into animals' habitats and explore the organic shapes that inspire Erin's other artwork and designs. Color with markers or colored pencils or anything you want! Don't want to color them? Not a problem! The black and white style makes a beautiful piece to cut out, frame and hang on any wall for an interesting piece of artwork. See more of Erin Kaltrider's artwork on www.erinkaltriderart.com

History Of Art

Author: Horst Woldemar Janson
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional
ISBN: 0131828959
Size: 14.35 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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For forty years, this widely acclaimed classic has remained unsurpassed as an introduction to art in the Western world, boasting the matchless credibility of the Janson name. This newest update features a more contemporary, more colorful design and vast array of extraordinarily produced illustrations that have become the Janson hallmark. A narrative voice makes this book a truly enjoyable read, and carefully reviewed and revised updates to this edition offer the utmost clarity in contributions based on recent scholarship. Extensive captions for the book’s incredible art program offer profound insight through the eyes of twentieth-century art historians speaking about specific pieces of art featured throughout. Significantly changed in this edition is the chapter on “The Late Renaissance,” in which Janson offers a new perspective on the subject, tracing in detail the religious art tied to the Catholic Reform movement, whose early history is little known to many readers of art history. Janson has also rearranged early Renaissance art according to genres instead of time sequence, and he has followed the reinterpretation of Etruscan art begun in recent years by German and English art historians. With a truly humanist approach, this book gives written and visual meaning to the captivating story of what artists have tried to express—and why—for more than 30,000 years.

The Artist S Guide To Animal Anatomy

Author: Gottfried Bammes
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486436401
Size: 15.29 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Presents a guide to the anatomy of various animals and their depiction in art, including dogs, horses, lions, bears, and cows.

Animals As Disguised Symbols In Renaissance Art

Author: Simona Cohen
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789047424321
Size: 18.93 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The tenacity of medieval animal iconography in the Renaissance, disguised under the veil of genre, narrative and allegory, is demonstrated in this book. A comprehensive introduction to sources precedes case studies illustrating traditional animal symbolism in Renaissance masterpieces.

Gems And Gemstones

Author: Lance Grande
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226305110
Size: 13.29 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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"Gems and Gemstones" features nearly 300 color images of cut gems, precious and semiprecious stones, gem-quality mineral specimens, and fine jewelry to be unveiled in the new Grainger Hall of Gems at the Field Museum in Chicago.

The Natural Law Of Cycles

Author: James H. Bunn
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412851879
Size: 19.76 MB
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The Natural Law of Cycles assembles scientific work from different disciplines to show how research on angular momentum and rotational symmetry can be used to develop a law of energy cycles as a local and global influence. Angular momentum regulates small-scale rotational cycles such as the swimming of fish in water, the running of animals on land, and the flight of birds in air. Also, it regulates large-scale rotation cycles such as global currents of wind and water. James H. Bunn introduces concepts of symmetry, balance, and angular momentum, showing how together they shape the mobile symmetries of animals. Chapter 1 studies the configurations of animals as they move in a head-first direction. Chapter 2 shows how sea animals follow currents and tides generated by the rotational cycles of the earth. In chapter 3, Bunn explores the biomechanical pace of walking as a partial cycle of rotating limbs. On a large scale, angular momentum governs balanced shifts in plate tectonics. Chapter 4 begins with an examination of rotational wind patterns in terms of the counter-balancing forces of angular momentum. The author shows how these winds augment the flights of birds during migrations. A final chapter centers on the conservation of energy as the most basic principle of science. Bunn argues that in the nineteenth century the unity of nature was seen in the emergent concept of energy, not matter, as the source of power, including the movements of animals and machines. In each chapter Bunn features environmental writers who celebrate mobile symmetries. This book will interest students, naturalists, and advocates of the environmental movement.