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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
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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
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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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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
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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!

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Price: $9.99
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The Art of Animal Drawing
Ken Hultgren

Former Disney animator offers expert advice, with over 700 illustrations, on drawing dogs, cats, deer, foxes, rabbits, more. Line, brush technique, mood, action, more.
048627426
Price: $11.95
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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.

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Price: $12.99
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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.

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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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Start with a Dot
(Guided Journal)
Peter H. Reynolds

Start with a Dot (Guided Journal): A Journal for Making Your Mark

If you can make a dot, then you’re ready to be taken on a creative journey. Inspired by his internationally beloved picture book The Dot, Peter H. Reynolds begins this guided journal by giving you permission to draw just one dot and sign your name. Over the next several pages, you’re encouraged to take pleasure in making iterations of the dot: big dots, little dots, colorful dots, orderly dots, and scattered dots. Then you’ll move on to other mark-making activities, conquering perfectionism, loosening up, and letting your creativity flow.

Throughout, Reynolds offers exercises that draw a connection between mindfulness and leaving your mark on the page. Whether you’re a timid beginner or a seasoned artist who needs a creative jolt to keep fresh and recharge, this journal is for you.

141973258
Price: $15.99
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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.

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Price: $8.99
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The Dr. Seuss Coloring Book
Dr. Seuss

Images from the work of Dr. Seuss for all ages to color!

This beautiful book—featuring two colors of foil on the cover—will provide hours of creative fun for Dr. Seuss fans from 7 to 107! With intricate illustrations (some more complex than others), playful patterns, and iconic images based on pages from such titles as The Cat in the Hat, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, The Lorax, and Horton Hears a Who! Now you can color Dr. Seuss’s work any way you want!

Want to know if your favorite is included? The illustrations to color are derived from the following books: And to Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street, The Cat in the Hat, The Cat in the Hat’s Songbook, Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?, Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book, The Foot Book, Horton Hears a Who!, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew, If I Ran the Circus, If I Ran the Zoo, The Lorax, Oh Say Can You Say?, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!, On Beyond Zebra, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Scrambled Eggs Super, There’s a Wocket in My Pocket!, What Pet Should I Get?, Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories, and You’re Only Old Once.

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Price: $15.99
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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
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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.

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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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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...

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Price: $14.99
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