The Cambridge Student Career Guides offer a unique glimpse into the real world of work. They profile a wide range of jobs that students might wish to chose, and give them the inside story on what those jobs are actually like. The seris has been devised by professional careers advisors with secondry students in mind.
Don't Get a Job, Make a Job explores strategies for graduates to gain exposure in the creative industries including design, fashion and advertising. Too often a design or architecture degree is seen as a means to an end (a job in an established practice). But imagine for one moment that there are no employers, no firms to send your CV to, no interviews to be had - what would you do? How would you forge your own path after graduation?..
The definitive, musth ave guide to pursuing an art career the fully revised and updated edition of Art/Work, now in its fourteenth printing, shares the tools artists of all levels need to make it in this highly competitive field.
This beautiful modern volume presents the work of 30 contemporary artists who have turned to clay to shape their most innovative ideas into stunning works of art. From cups shaped like crystals to a tree trunk made of porcelain and stoneware planters painted to look like ladies, popular curator and blogger Kate Singleton collects here whimsical pieces with narrative, graphic, curious, and organic qualities that blur the line between fine art, design, and craft.
A feast for the eyes, this inspiring gallery of beautiful and remarkable ceramic pieces includes work from a broad range of exceptional contemporary ceramic artists, each of whom offers an inside look at their glazing process, including their special recipes and the techniques for using them. The book is organized by temperature range, with special firing techniques for salt and wood, and sub categorized by method of application, so the potter can easily find work that relates to his or her own practice, or simply discover other creative approaches.
Vitamin Ccelebrates the revival of clay as a material for contemporary visual artists, featuring a wide range of global talent as selected by the world's leading curators, critics, and art professionals. Clay and ceramics have in recent years been elevated from craft to high art material, with the resulting artworks being coveted by collectors and exhibited in museums around the world.
Colours have the power to stir emotions and awaken memories. Artists are not unique in their use of colour; scientists, psychologists, designers, writers and others also understand the power of colour. For the architect, selecting colours can be one of their most challenging tasks, yet one that can achieve tremendous impact when professionally implemented.
The monochrome a single colour of paint applied over the entirety of a canvas remains one of the more contentious modernist artistic inventions. But whilst the manufacture of these 'pictures of nothing' was ostensibly straightforward, their subsequent theorisation has been anything but. More than a history, Monochrome: Darkness and Light in Contemporary Art is the first account of the monochrome's lively role in contemporary art.
Contemporary craft presents a profusion of paradoxes. It bridges ancient traditions and state of the art technologies, cutting edge concepts and enduring tenets about skilled making, and in so doing blurs the lines between art, craft, and design.
Contemporary art is often preoccupied with time, or acts in which the past is recovered. Through specific case studies of artists who strategically work with historical moments, this book examines how art from the last two decades has sought to mobilize these particular histories, and to what effect, against the backdrop of Modernism.
Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers by acclaimed digital imaging professional Martin Evening has been revamped to include detailed instruction for all of the updates to Photoshop CC on Adobe's Creative Cloud, including significant new features, such as the painting tool and Pen path tool refinements and Range Masking in Camera Raw.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC Classroom in a Book® New ways to assemble collections and more search filters make it easier than ever to organize your growing library and find the photos you need. Streamline your editing workflow using intelligent tools trained with thousands of professionally corrected images, and make more selective local adjustments with sophisticated color and tone range masking.
Reflecting the dynamic creativity of its subject, this definitive guide spans the evolution, aesthetics, and practice of today's digital art, combining fresh, emerging perspectives with the nuanced insights of leading theorists. Showcases the critical and theoretical approaches in this fast moving discipline Explores the history and evolution of digital art; its aesthetics and politics; as well as its often turbulent relationships with established institutions....
The first monograph to celebrate the diverse and eclectic work of one of the true visionaries of the contemporary art world. Joseph Ari Aloi-aka JK5-is a compulsive artist for whom every free moment is an opportunity to create. Bringing together his work as a fine artist with the instincts and references that color his passions of tattoo and graffiti art, JK5 has an expansive, textured, and highly individual visual vernacular.
An artist's book interpreting the control and oppression of Aborigines in Queensland through their right to vote using government documents found in the Queensland Archives, overlayed with images of Aboriginal blood. The artist initially declined when she was invited to create an artist's book for a project to commemorate both the 1967 constitutional referendum...
This richly illustrated publication represents the author's attempt to locate as many of John Olsen's drawings as possible and Macmillan's determination to reproduce them in a book which will serve as a companion to our previous monographs on the artist's prints and paintings. Olsen is an artist who believes drawing to be the fundamental skill of artistic production and whose artworks, whether paintings, prints or drawings, indicate a keen sense of observation of human and animal behaviour translated into lively and sometimes humorous compositions dependent on the drawn line.
Bearing 'the conspicuous mark of talent' from an early age, the fiercely independent and opinionated Margaret Preston is one of Australia's most innovative early modernists. Even in her earliest works, her restless experimentation, ambitions and independence of thought governed a desire to interpret rather than emulate what she saw, to exact essential principles.
An international survey exploring the many ways in which painting has been re approached, re imagined, and challenged by today's artists Painting is a continually expanding and evolving medium. The radical changes that have taken place since the 1960s and 1970s the period that saw the shift from a modernist to a postmodernist visual language have led to its reinvigoration as a practice, lending it an energy and diversity that persists today.
Whether you are trying your hand at painting for the first time or honing your artistic ability, this is the handiest guide to teach you how to paint. Starting with the basics such as observational skills and learning how to draw, this book will guide you into working with watercolours, acrylics, and oil paints. Learn everything you need to know about tone, colour, pattern, brushwork, and composition to create your own masterpieces with confidence. Embark on exciting artistic exercises and projects to discover your style and grow as an artist.
Looking at a work of art, like listening to music, becomes a rewarding experience only if the senses are alert to the qualities of the work and to the artist's purpose that brought them into being. The language of sculpture must be learned. In this in-depth study, readers examine the materials, tools, methods, styles, and practices that are involved in sculpting and many of the techniques that have been used by accomplished artists who have contributed to sculpture as a fine art, from the marble gods of Phidias to the mobiles by Alexander Calder.
A global survey of more than 100 artists, chosen by art world professionals for their work with threads, stitching, and textiles Celebrating tapestry, embroidery, stitching, textiles, knitting, and knotting as used by visual artists worldwide, Vitamin Tis the latest in the celebrated series in which leading curators, critics, and art professionals nominate living artists for inclusion.