Download E-books Masters of Art: Leonardo da Vinci PDF

By Delphi Classics

This can be the 1st quantity of a brand new sequence of courses through Delphi Classics, the best-selling writer of classical works. a primary of its sort in electronic print, the ‘Masters of Art’ sequence permits electronic readers to discover the works of the world’s maximum artists in complete element. This quantity provides the genius of Leonardo da Vinci, the world's maximum painter, in appealing aspect, with concise introductions and the standard Delphi bonus material.

Features:
* the entire work of Leonardo da Vinci
* contains formerly misplaced works, with annotations
* concise introductions to the work and different works, giving worthy contextual information
* study the secrets and techniques of the MONA LISA, the historical past of THE final SUPPER or the which means in the back of THE VITRUVIAN MAN
* attractive 'detail' photos, permitting you to discover Leonardo's masterpieces as if within the gallery
* contains Leonardo’s drawings and his entire notebooks, with plates
* unique feedback part, with essays by way of critics comparable to Sigmund Freud
* positive aspects biographies on Leonardo's lifestyles, together with Vasari's recognized biography
* hundreds of thousands of pictures in wonderful color - hugely urged for Kindle hearth, iPhone, iPad or notebook clients, or as a useful reference device on conventional Kindles
* up to date with better photographs and lately attributed works

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CONTENTS:

The Paintings
TOBIAS AND THE ANGEL
MADONNA OF THE POMEGRANATE
THE MADONNA OF THE CARNATION
THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST
THE ANNUNCIATION
THE BENOIS MADONNA
PORTRAIT OF GINEVRA DE’ BENCI
ST. JEROME within the WILDERNESS
THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI
THE VIRGIN OF THE ROCKS (LOUVRE)
THE VIRGIN OF THE ROCKS (NATIONAL GALLERY)
THE HEAD OF A WOMAN
LITTA MADONNA
LADY WITH AN ERMINE
PORTRAIT OF A MUSICIAN
LA BELLE FERRONNIÈRE
THE final SUPPER
THE MADONNA OF THE YARNWINDER
MONA LISA
THE VIRGIN AND baby WITH ST. ANNE
LEDA AND THE SWAN
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
BACCHUS (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST)
THE conflict OF ANGHIARI
SALVATOR MUNDI
PORTRAIT OF a girl IN PROFILE
MADONNA AND baby WITH ST. JOSEPH

The Drawings
THE VITRUVIAN MAN
THE VIRGIN AND baby WITH ST. ANNE AND ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
SELF-PORTRAIT
STUDY OF HORSES
OTHER DRAWINGS

The Notebooks
THE NOTEBOOKS OF LEONARDO DA VINCI
THOUGHTS ON artwork AND LIFE

The Criticism
LEONARDO DA VINCI by means of Sigmund Freud
Extract from ‘THE RENAISSANCE’ by means of Walter Pater
Extract from ‘ESSAYS ON ART’ via A. Clutton-Brock

The Biographies
LIFE OF LEONARDO DA VINCI through Giorgio Vasari
LEONARDO DA VINCI by means of MAURICE W. BROCKWELL

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Download E-books Composition: The Anatomy of Picture Making PDF

By Harry Sternberg

Tough to know and more durable nonetheless to accomplish, composition is a prime drawback of artists at each point. This transparent and centred creation exposes the compositional units that underlie winning artistic endeavors. Its many examples decrease photos to their uncomplicated formal parts, delivering a concise therapy of an oft-neglected topic.
Author Harry Sternberg, whose works look in significant museums in the course of the usa, used to be a scholar and teacher at New York's prestigious artwork scholars League. He attracts upon his large history as a instructor to supply an approachable view of employing composition to photo works. newbies and skilled artists alike will take advantage of his well-illustrated reasons of dealing with such components because the photo border, flat area, tensions, confident and detrimental area, geometric layout, and quantity, in addition to the tactics of reading images and conversation via layout.

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Download E-books Watercolor Unleashed: New Directions for Traditional Painting Techniques PDF

By Julie Gilbert Pollard

Discover clean, forgiving options that promise much less frustration and juicier results!

Julie Gilbert Pollard subscribes to the "whatever works" institution of portray. no longer certain via culture, she indicates you the way to unharness your watercolors for stimulating and expressive results...and have plenty of enjoyable doing it! See how a couple of basic steps before everything can safeguard the lighting, lock within the darks, and make allowance you larger freedom to permit your watercolor do what it does most sensible: circulate and move wet-into-wet, growing luminous layers of intensity and vitality.

Inside you will find:

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Download E-books Powerful Watercolor Landscapes: Tools for Painting with Impact PDF

By Catherine Gill

Banish dull watercolors ceaselessly! This advisor supplies the "power instruments" you want to rework boring, flat landscapes into strong, colourful expressions of your inventive imaginative and prescient. each one bankruptcy makes a speciality of a particular process for tackling tricky demanding situations, entire with inspiring examples, hands-on demonstrations and tutorial diagrams to make those options effortless and enjoyable to profit. Following this guide's masterful visible guideline, you will learn the way to:

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even if you are new to watercolor portray or now not, this consultant will empower you to push form and colour into fascinating new territory. event the pride of portray with "power instruments" and luxuriate in rapid ends up in your work.

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Download E-books One Painting A Day: A 6-Week Course in Observational Painting: Creating Extraordinary Paintings from Everyday Experiences PDF

By Timothy Callaghan

One portray an afternoon will give you an inspiring six-week direction exploring the undying traditions of observational portray via day-by-day event and routine.

This motivational advisor is damaged up into 3 elements to target the 3 significant traditions of observational portray: nonetheless lifestyles, panorama, and portraiture. all of the forty two day-by-day workouts launches a small, rapid, and responsive portray according to a subject matter drawn out of your day-by-day adventure. you can find feedback on procedure, technique, and fabrics for every day, whereas the “weekly lessons” discover a layout or a rhythm for developing content material, inspiring you to make the standard amazing as you create from each day event. this gorgeous selection of modern work serves as a workbook of principles for aspiring artists, paintings scholars, specialist designers, and paintings fanatics alike.

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Download E-books The Signature Style of Frans Hals: Painting, Subjectivity, and the Market in Early Modernity (Anstredam Studies in the Dutch Gold Age) PDF

By Christopher D. M. Atkins

The painters of the Dutch Golden Age have a name for favoring a dismal, severe aesthetic and subdued, daily scenes over the bravado in their Catholic opposite numbers. yet in reality, Dutch work of this era usually comprise witty visible puns and a fierce vibrancy of their collection of colour and topics. not anyone extra exemplifies this lushness and vividness greater than Frans Hals.
This richly illustrated quantity considers Hals’s vigorous brush strokes and distinct dealing with of paint in the context of Dutch Golden Age portray as an entire, and itprovides strong perception into his impact in the course of his personal time and for generations in a while. Christopher D. M. Atkins appears on the global within which Hals lived, mining the Dutch financial system, in addition to Hals’s relationships with consumers, scholars, and assistants, for you to achieve a fuller grab of the evolution of Hals’s immediately recognizable variety. A considerate learn of the economic and inventive issues that formed Hals’s paintings, this ebook displays on principles of authorship, intake, and subjectivity in early smooth Europe. Combining clever old research and a deep figuring out of Dutch buyer tradition with a powerful experience of Hals as an artist, The Signature sort of Frans Hals offers a totally new figuring out of either the painter and his world.
With discussions of 2 of Hals’s most famed work, The guffawing Cavalier and The Gypsy Girl, this e-book is needed studying for students of financial background, paintings historians, and a person drawn to gaining a deeper perception into lifestyles and instances of this Dutch master.

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Minimum stroke - greatest effect

Learn easy methods to make every one brushstroke count number while portray classically attractive landscapes utilizing a mix of conventional and glossy watercolor techniques.

Master artist and instructor Lian Quan Zhen indicates easy methods to combination jap and Western artwork theories, fabrics and methods to create landscapes with sleek simplicity.

Chinese panorama portray recommendations for Watercolor comprises 27 start-to-finish demonstrations, which exhibit find out how to trap the spirit and temper of the panorama in all kinds of climate and in all 4 seasons. It additionally incorporates a wide array of panorama matters from the US and round the world.

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Download E-books Leon Battista Alberti: On Painting: A New Translation and Critical Edition PDF

By Leon Battista Alberti

Leon Battista Alberti used to be the most very important humanist students of the Italian Renaissance. energetic in mid-fifteenth-century Florence, he used to be an architect, theorist, and writer of texts on standpoint and portray. Alberti's On portray is a cardinal paintings that revolutionized Western artwork. during this quantity, Rocco Sinisgalli provides a brand new English translation and significant exam of Alberti's seminal textual content. Dr. Sinisgalli reverses the got figuring out of the connection among the Italian and Latin types of Alberti's treatise by means of demonstrating that Alberti wrote it first in Italian after which translated it right into a polished Latin over the process a number of many years. This quantity is richly illustrated to assist show how Alberti understood optics and artwork.

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