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Arthur Futurus
Lands & Legends
UVU Art & Design

Arthur Futurus Lands & Legends

A Collaborative effort of the students and faculty within Utah Valley University’s Art & Design department. part of an ongoing annual series by the art & design department. See past published books Uncommon Ground and The western Front: 100 Years Later

The legend of King Arthur has permeated Western society. Its myths, interspersed throughout the United Kingdom, have influenced international culture. In the spring of 2017, UVU students and faculty explored these fabled lands. Traveling throughout the United Kingdom, they immersed themselves in the legend, creating art inspired by and about the ethos of King Arthur.

099729612
Price: $45.00

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Uncommon Ground
UVU Art & Design

Uncommon Ground, The National Park Service – 100 Years in Utah

“Utah is the home to five National Parks: Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion. Often, and understandably, lost in the grandeur of what are collectively known as the Big Five. Utah also hosts seven National Monuments, a National Historic Site, and National Recreation Area. In the United States, only two states boast more.”

“On August 25, 1916 President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Organic Act, co-sponsored by Utah Senator Reed Smoot, into law. This act created the National Parks Service to manage existing national parks and monuments and protect future locations as well. One hundred years later, we celebrate the foresight of preserving these national treasures.”

“To honor this centennial, Utah Valley University art students and faculty chose to focus specifically on Utah’s 13 national parks and monuments managed by the National Parks Service. . . Driving over 7,800 miles and amassing over 50 days in the NPS sites, we were exposed to broad contrasts in topography, weather, and especially visitors. Some were loud, some reverent. Some snapped up souvenirs while others snapped selfies. Languages mixed in a culture of collecting memories of America’s best idea. The world came to Utah to experience what we sometimes take for granted.”

-Excerpt of the introduction

099729611
Price: $45.00

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The Western Front
100 Years Later
UVU Art & Design

The Western Front – 100 Years Later is a collaborative production of the students and faculty within Utah Valley University’s Art & Design department. In concert with the centennial of the start of the First World War, and with assistance from the American Battle Monuments Commission, students and faculty created imagery as they traveled along areas of the western front. They then paired the art with verse that was written by soldiers in the trenches or their loved ones at home during the war. Measuring 10.25 by 10.25 inches, this limited edition fine art book contains 190 photographs and illustrations within its beautifully designed 176 pages.

All proceeds from the purchase of this book will be used to publish similar fine art collections annually. This enables the Art & Design department to continue to provide the highest level of engaged learning opportunities including our current project to celebrate the National Park Service’s centennial by spotlighting Utah’s uncommon national treasures.


099729610
Price: $45.00

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The DC Comics Guide
to Coloring and...
Mark Chiarello

The DC Comics Guide to Coloring and Lettering Comics

Acclaimed artists Mark Chiarello and Todd Klein demystify traditional graphic storytelling in this practical guide. Chiarello explains the entire coloring process, from computer and software choice to creating color effects that give the action its maximum impact. Klein discusses whether to letter by hand or by computer—a hotly debated topic among working letterers—and demonstrates an array of techniques for creasting word balloons, fonts, logos, and much more.

The animated step-by-step instructions are informative, stimulating, and clear enough for even beginners to follow. In addition, every technique shown in this guide conforms to up-to-date industry standards. The perfect how-to on everything coloring and lettering, this one-stop sourcebook is packed with a wealth of tested techniques, practical advice, and professional secrets for the aspiring comic artist.

082301030
Price: $22.99

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The Complete Guide to
Figure Drawing for Comics

Dan Cooney is the creator and illustrator of the assassin series, " Valentine, " and the author of " Writing and Illustrating the Graphic Novel, " published in North America by Barron's. He also teaches graphic novel writing courses at The Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

If you want to draw for comic books or graphic novels, this book is the definitive guide to getting your figure drawing absolutely right. You'll acquire a thorough grounding in drawing the human form. You'll also learn how to pose and photograph models, and then use those photos as reference for your finished drawings.

• Suitable for all skill levels, from complete beginner to experienced artist
• Covers all the essential elements related to making sequential art, including concept and composition, characters and backgrounds, facial expressions, emotions, atmosphere, and action
• Includes detailed rules and examples that show how to render clothing
• Provides a comprehensive section showing how to handle backgrounds, layouts, panels, figures, and dialogues to ensure that you create winning and engaging artworks

143800098
Price: $24.99

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Art of Coloring
Disney Villains

Art of Coloring Disney Villains: 100 Images to Inspire Creativity and Relaxation

Relax, and let the creativity flow through you. Whether a skilled artist or an everyday dabbler of drawings and doodles, fans of all ages will enjoy these stunning pen-and-ink illustrations of beautiful landscapes, elaborate patterns, and memorable villains from Disney's hit animated feature films. The lovely packaging includes a board cover with double metallic foil stamping.

148478036
Price: $15.99

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Art of Coloring
Mickey & Minnie

Art of Coloring: Mickey & Minnie: 100 Images to Inspire Creativity

Fun, funny, and feisty patterns and character designs permeate the near-ninety-year history of Disney's beloved mice: Mickey and Minnie. These images are ideal for taking pencil to paper and adding your own brand of color and style. Perfect for cultivating creativity, relaxation, and focus, these pages are filled with line art from Disney animation, comics, and more-featuring work from Ub Iwerks, Floyd Gottfredson, and more.

148478973
Price: $15.99

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Learn to Draw
Mickey Mouse & Friends

Learn to Draw Mickey Mouse & Friends: A retrospective collection of vintage artwork featuring Mickey Mouse, Minnie, Donald, Goofy ... classic characters

With an 85-year legacy, Disney's Mickey Mouse began as a character and has become a cartoon icon. Over the decades, that ubiquitous pair of ears has seen an artistic transformation spanning a premiere appearance in "Steamboat Willie" in the 1920s to the modern mouse known and loved today. A collection of vintage artwork from the Disney archives reveals early designs, sketches, and poses of Mickey Mouse as well as other classic characters such as Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck.

Learn to Draw Mickey Mouse & Friends Through the Decades creates the opportunity for an artistic celebration of the world's most beloved mouse, by bringing together a collection of step-by-step projects and inspirational illustrations for rendering these timeless characters as they originally appeared. Featuring 128 pages of art instruction and history bound into a classic padded hardcover keepsake with ribbon bookmark, this title makes a covetable collector's item for any loyal Disney enthusiast or aspiring artist interested in learning to draw in vintage cartoon style.

Featured projects include the evolving looks of Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy, and Pluto. With each section of drawing lessons categorized by style and decade in Disney history, artists and fans alike will find interesting anecdotes and facts sprinkled throughout each page, for a well-rounded collector's experience that is sure to please.

160058429
Price: $19.95

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Art of Coloring
Disney Animals

Art of Coloring Disney Animals: 100 Images to Inspire Creativity and Relaxation

Relax, and let the creativity flow through you. Whether a skilled artist or an everyday dabbler of drawings and doodles, fans of all ages will enjoy these stunning pen-and-ink illustrations of beautiful landscapes, elaborate patterns, and memorable characters from Disney's hit animated feature films themed to cute and cuddly animals. The lovely packaging includes a board cover with double metallic foil stamping.

148475839
Price: $15.99

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Character Animation Crash Course
Eric Goldberg

Character Animation Crash Course! is a veritable Genie's lamp stuffed with everything the aspiring animator could wish for! Renowned animator Eric Goldberg's detailed text and drawings illuminate how to conceive characters "from the inside out" to create strong personalities. Classic animation techniques are analyzed and brought to life through this unique book that offers readers animated movie examples that show, in real time or frame-by-frame, the author's principles at work. Add to this Goldberg's discussions of classic cartoons and his witty, informative observations based on the wealth of knowledge he's gained during his 30-plus years in professional animation, and you have a tour-de-force guide to character animation with the classic touch.
187950597
Price: $35.00

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Color Your Own
Guardians of the Galaxy

Get hooked on revealing the true colors of the Guardians of the Galaxy! Marvel's lovable band of space-faring misfits are captured here in 60 pages of crisp black-and-white artwork, and it's up to you to throw some shade in their direction! Grab your pens, pencils or crayons and have fun! You can take a literal approach to the rules like Drax, or go for an awesome mix of hues like you know Star-Lord would -after all, why not a red Rocket, a green Groot or a golden Gamora? And if you lose control a little here and there, don't worry -the Guardians aren't known for staying within the lines! With stellar art from some of the biggest names in comics, this is one cosmic coloring book, and the starring role is yours!

130290440
Price: $9.99

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Thomas Kinkade
Disney Coloring Book

Now you can color along with the master, Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light. And what could be better than coloring these paintings with the timeless magic of classic Disney stories and their captivating characters?

In this unique coloring book, sixty-three paintings from Thomas Kinkade's Disney Dreams Collection are presented in color across from the black line art of the same image. Enter the world of the Painter of Light as you create your own renditions of these paintings inspired by classic Disney movies, including The Jungle Book, Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty, and many more.

144948318
Price: $12.99

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How to Draw Animals
Charles Liedl

Written by a renowned animal illustrator, this guidebook teems with over 100 illustrations of wild and domestic breeds: horses, deer, geese, dogs, cats, rabbits, foxes, zebras, wolves, bears, tigers, and more.

048645606
Price: $4.95

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Dollar Bill
Animals in Origami
John Montroll

John Montroll has consistently expanded the limits of the ancient art of paper folding. Now in this exciting volume of more than 30 original models, the world-renowned origami master departs from the traditional square form and crafts each creation from an ordinary dollar bill.

Using the familiar rectangular shape as a base, Dollar Bill Animals in Origami offers easy-to-follow diagrams for folders at every level of expertise, from beginner to expert. You may use actual dollar bills or any paper cut to the same proportions to create a stunning display of animals of land, air, and sea: giraffe, unicorn, dinosaur, parrot, owl, shark, and many others. Also included are pictures of each completed project and instructions for basic folds. With this innovative book an exciting journey in origami art is as close as the nearest dollar.

048682406
Price: $16.95

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Anatomy and Drawing
Victor Perard

"It's like having an anatomy book at your fingertips." — Collectors' Corner

This instructive book presents excellent annotated line drawings of anatomical structure for the beginning artist. Explaining the subject in simple terms and with an extensive series of dynamic illustrations, the author identifies parts of the body and demonstrates a wide array of physical activities through his sketches.

Following notes on proportion and drawing, chapters cover the human skeleton, head and neck, torso, arm, hand, leg, foot, and musculature. Numerous illustrations depict various views of these structures, movements of the human figure, as well as changes in the relative proportions of features at different ages.

One of the best books in its field, Anatomy and Drawing helps demystify a complex subject by enabling students to visualize the muscles and bones under the skin, and covers just about everything a beginner needs to know about drawing the human anatomy.

048643296
Price: $15.95

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Fantastic Beasts
Coloring & Creativity Book

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Coloring & Creativity Book

Unleash your creativity with 80 pages of coloring, doodling, drawing, stickering, and many more fun activities inspired by the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Imagine you are a part of the wizarding world as you design your own wand, create your own spell, and record your own observations about magical creatures just like Magizoologist Newt Scamander.

133811680
Price: $8.99

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How To Render
Scott Robertson

How To Render: The Fundamentals of Light, Shadow, and Reflectivity

This book is about the fundamentals of light, shadow and reflectivity; the focus is firmly on helping to improve visual understanding of the world around and on techniques for representing that world. Rendering is the next step after drawing to communicate ideas more clearly. Building on what Scott Robertson and Thomas Bertling wrote about in How To Draw: Drawing and Sketching Objects and Environments from Your Imagination, this book shares everything the two experts know about how to render light, shadow and reflective surfaces. This book is divided into two major sections: the first explains the physics of light and shadow. One will learn how to construct proper shadows in perspective and how to apply the correct values to those surfaces. The second section focuses on the physics of reflectivity and how to render a wide range of materials utilizing this knowledge. Throughout the book, two icons appear that indicate either “observation” or “action.” This means the page or section is about observing reality or taking action by applying the knowledge and following the steps in creating your own work. Similar to our previous book, How To Draw, this book contains links to free online rendering tutorials that can be accessed via the URL list or through the H2Re app.

193349296
Price: $45.95

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An Atlas of
Anatomy for Artists
Fritz Schider

Includes a wide selection of illustrations from the works of Vesalius, Leonardo, Goya, Ingres, Rubens, and Michelangelo and photographs from Muybridge and the research work of Nancy Bayley.
048620241
Price: $16.95

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Let's Make Comics!
Jess Smart Smiley

Let's Make Comics!: An Activity Book to Create, Write, and Draw Your Own Cartoons

A light-hearted interactive guide to comics and cartoon-making that uses an activity book format and creatively stimulating prompts to teach the fundamentals of cartooning in a fun and easy-to-follow fashion.

From a working cartoonist and comic book making instructor, this all-ages activity book uses humorous and informative one-page comics and exercise prompts to guide young readers (and readers who are young at heart) through easy-to-master lessons on the skills needed to make comics. The activities cover a range of essential comics-making tasks from creating expressions for characters to filling in blank panels to creating original characters and placing them in adventures of their own. Each exercise can stand on its own or work together with others in the book to stimulate creativity via the comics medium. In the end, readers who complete the activities inside the book itself will have created several comics of their own, and will have generated many ideas for more sequential art creations.

039958072
Price: $12.99

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Speedball Textbook
Centennial Edition

Speedball Textbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Pen and Brush Lettering

The primary resource for lettering professionals of all ages and abilities

• Wire-bound spine will allow pages to lay flat during reference and practice
• Contains 20% more instructions and alphabets than previous versions
• Features the work of nearly seventy artists inspire your own lettering style
• Released in celebration of the textbook's 100th year

2015410
Price: $15.49

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The Complete Guide
to Artistic Anatomy
John Sparks

This systematic presentation illustrates the depiction of bones and muscles, both in detailed close-ups and in larger groups. In addition to captions, the images are complemented by extensive descriptions that explain bone and muscle placement and function.
048647941
Price: $12.95

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Art of Coloring
Star Wars

Relax, and let the creativity flow through you. Whether a skilled artist or an everyday dabbler of drawings and doodles, fans of all ages will enjoy these stunning pen-and-ink illustrations of beautiful landscapes, elaborate patterns, and memorable characters from the Star Wars universe. The lovely packaging includes a board cover with metallic foil stamping.
148475738
Price: $15.99

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Star Wars Rogue One
Art of Coloring

A coloring book for young adults and adults that includes scenes and characters from Rogue One.

Features 100 images for you color: the heroes, villains and vehicles of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Set before Star Wars: A New Hope, it follows a rag-tag group of rebel commandos who must steal the plans to the Empire's new super-weapon, the Death Star.

148479864
Price: $15.99

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Find Your Awesome
Judy Clement Wall

Find Your Awesome: A 30-Day Challenge to Fall in Love with Your Playful, Imaginative & Colorful Self.

In a perfect world, maybe you wouldn't need a 30-day challenge to find and fall in love with your most playful, imaginative, and colorful self, but we don't live in a perfect world. We live in a fast-paced, high-octane society where feeling lost in the jostling crowd is the norm and finding our own significance is oftentimes the biggest challenge of all. Fearless love champion Judy Clement Wall will guide you through this challenge--to fill your well for 30 days and tap into the miracle that is you! When you learn to love and value yourself, your relationships with everyone else will change, because the person that you bring to the world will be the fullest, truest, best-loved version of yourself.

So step up and take this challenge. Carve out a few minutes each day to fully engage with yourself; reflect, unwind, and have fun! Here's a sneak peek at just some of the prompts:

#2: Be outrageously grateful
#3: Create a life list
#4: Appreciate your body in all its awesomeness
#6: Doodle your perfect t-shirt
#11: Find your life theme
#12: Call "BS" on "should"
#14: Text love.

Using a stimulating mix of coloring, creative prompts, and other daily activities, master writer, artist and doodler Judy Clement Wall will help you uncover the undeniable awesomeness that is you.

075731975
Price: $12.95

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Magnificent Fantasy Creatures
Kev Walker

Discover how to draw 30 fantastical beasts from folklore, literature and the farthest reaches of your imagination in this how-to-draw guide. As you explore each magnificent creature you'll not only discover a detailed finished illustration along with exciting ideas, hints and practical lessons for how to recreate it. Blank practice pages built into the book ensure you have plenty of space for practicing techniques like adding movement and texture to your beasts of lore.

144035460
Price: $19.95

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The Walking Dead
Coloring Book

This oversized adult coloring book features art from throughout the long-running series. Sure, THE WALKING DEAD has never had color, but don't let that stop you from coloring in all your favorite survivors and zombies! Just make sure to stock up on plenty of red...

163215774
Price: $14.99

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