Fortunately for us, typography for most designers is an obsession, one of the purest forms of design, one that can always be improved and refined. * Selected by the world's most knowledgable and well-connected graphic-design commentator, ...
Author: Steven Heller
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
* Typography the design of letters is at the heart of visual communication and graphic design. No design is successful without successful typography. * An artful craft since the days of moveable type, today's digital designers have an unimaginable array of possibilities when it comes to choosing typefaces. Whether on paper, screen or in e-ink, legibility and expression are paramount. * Where do the best contemporary fonts come from, and who designed them? Fortunately for us, typography for most designers is an obsession, one of the purest forms of design, one that can always be improved and refined. * Selected by the world's most knowledgable and well-connected graphic-design commentator, Steven Heller, this survey gets into the minds of designers who create typefaces, word-images and logos through their private sketchbooks. * This collection of typographic explorations, arranged by designer intimately reveals how over 90 of world's leading designers and typographers continually strive to find new and exciting ways of communicating through letters and words. Established designer and up-and-coming talents include Ivan Chermayeff, Carlos Segura, Milton Glaser, Maira Kalman, Bob Aulfudish, Matthew Carter (US), Javier Mariscal and Patrick Thomas (Spain), Erik Spiekermann, Viktor Nübel (Germany), Peter Bilak and Enkeling (the Netherlands), Jean Baptiste Levée (France). * The result of these wide-ranging typographic musings provide fascinating insights into the expressive quality of letters and words. Aimed at all those who use type, whether by hand or on screen, this pleasing compendium stresses the importance of good typography at a time when reading habits are changing and celebrates a craft that has endured for centuries.
-1Making ' Fieldnotes and Sketchbooks ' : An Introduction Wendy Gunn Contributors to the Fieldnotes and Sketchbooks exhibition ' focused on the practice of ...
Author: Wendy Gunn
Publisher: Peter Lang
Category: Social Science
Every description of the world we inhabit embodies certain processes of describing. In Fieldnotes and Sketchbooks researchers from the fields of anthropology, architecture and fine art reflect on the descriptive practices characteristic of their respective disciplines, and the potential of alternative modalities of description to challenge the boundaries that divide them. Contributors focus on the interconnections between writing, imaging, drawing and reading, exploring the many ways in which different media and notational systems can be used in contexts of learning to facilitate the movement of knowledge across the three disciplines.
A sketchbook for special occasions, for example, a journey or travel sketchbook. An everyday sketchbook. An ideas sketchbook. A student sketchbook.
Author: Martin Ursell
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Artists use sketchbooks for a myriad of purposes - to capture a moment, to develop an idea, to record a scene... This book advises on how to enjoy keeping a sketchbook and how to make the most of their use. With practical examples throughout, it is a beautiful and valuable guide that will inspire you to pick up a pencil or brush, mark the page and start your own visual diary. Topics covered include looking at different types of sketchbooks - their size, theme and purpose; ideas for drawing and painting in a sketchbook inside, outside or while travelling and advice on professional sketchbooks and scrapbooks. It considers all types of sketchbooks - their size, theme and purpose and gives ideas for drawing and painting in a sketchbook inside, outside or while travelling. With advice on professional sketchbooks and scrapbooks and profiles of a range of artists who provide inspiration and examples, this will appeal to artists, illustrators, designers and everyone involved in visual arts. Beautifully illustrated with 243 colour photographs.
Let's explore the different types of sketchbooks available and what to think about when selecting one. I help you select a sketchbook that is perfect for ...
Author: Helen Wells
Publisher: Quarry Books
Expressive Sketchbooks shares a host of creative ideas and prompts, tools and techniques, methods for working around obstacles and barriers, and tons of visual inspiration to help you grow in your sketchbooking practice. An expressive sketchbook is a place for you to explore, express, and enjoy your own innate creativity on your own terms. It is a safe playground for the imagination—a place to mess about, play, and experiment—and to gain confidence in your abilities as you develop your skills. Expressive Sketchbooks offers techniques and creative exercises that incorporate mark making, watercolor, mixed media, collage, words and text, and more. It unpacks some of the obstacles and barriers that you may face along the way and offers wisdom and encouragement to help you decide why and how to start your sketchbook and how to develop and expand your artistic practice. This book is packed with ideas and exercises, including: Exploratory drawing exercises How to utilize color in your sketchbook How to create dynamic and varied sketchbook pages How to find inspiration in nature and in your everyday life Ways to mix media and art supplies Ways to kickstart your creativity How to find and develop a process that feels personal to you Through this book, you'll find out what lights you up, what makes you curious and fascinated, and what makes you expansive. Discover how to magnify your creativity and enliven your art skills by using an expressive sketchbook as your daily companion.
Within the confines of a research sketchbook thought can expand without any restrictions. Without creativity, we would be devoid of original ideas and ...
Author: Zarida Zaman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
An invaluable resource for fashion students, teachers and designers, this book looks at research sketchbooks and the role they play in the research and design process. Demonstrating how ideas are constructed, for single garments as well as entire collections, the book looks at how pages and whole sketchbooks are put together. New Fashion Designers' Sketchbooks includes work and sketchbook pages from over 30 fashion designers, and examines a range of work from foundation fashion students through to professional designers. Included in the book is information about each designer on what inspires them, how they express this in their work, and how they use research sketchbooks in the design process.
89 mm x 114 mm This small drawing, is from a sketchbook that Ed used on the trip back to the U.S. in 1919. We have not found one for his trip to France in ...
Author: Rex Passion
Publisher: Komatik Press
Category: World War, 1914-1918
A young art student enlists as a combat engineer in World War One. He draws what he sees in a number of canvas-bound sketchbooks which he carries in his helmet. From the time he enters training camp, throughout many battles and until he returns to the U.S. after the Armistice, he is constantly drawing whatever is around him. Once he is home, he returns to art school and his sketchbooks are put away. Ninety years later, his son runs across them in his attic. The Lost Sketchbooks is the book that tells the story of his experiences in The Great War and finally shares his marvelous artwork with the world.
I'm going to put a page about meeting you in my sketchbook,” she beamed. “You have a sketchbook?” I inquired. “Ya. It's homework, so I left it home.
Author: Suzanne McNeill
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
If you have been thinking of creating an art journal --or if you've already started one--you'll find valuable inspiration here. Packed with creative ideas and encouraging words, this book will get you going with inspiring examples, helpful information, and meaningful techniques. Artist and author Suzanne McNeill reveals everything you need to know to become an accomplished sketch journalist. She shares insightful tips on choosing a subject, sketching from life, layouts, lettering, covers and much more.
Numbering of sketchbooks The sketchbooks have been assigned numbers by
the author in order to place them in a generally chronological order. Kandinsky
did not number the sketchbooks or the pages in them. For each sketchbook in the
Author: Vivian Endicott Barnett
Publisher: Philip Wilson Publishers
This second volume in the two-volume catalogue raisonné of Kandinsky's drawings is devoted to Kandinsky's thirty-eight sketchbooks. A companion to Volume One which focused on his individual drawings, it illustrates and documents his sketchbook pages, with drawings dating from 1889 to 1943, many of which have never before been published. This volume also includes a commentary essay by the author - an internationally recognized Kandinsky scholar - which addresses aspects of his work that have not previously been studied and sheds new light on the artist's creative process. Appendices include a range of rare wood sculptures and decorative objects that Kandinsky created and color reproductions of his paintings and watercolours not illustrated in previous volumes.
This book is the first to survey the full range of Turner's sketchbooks, beginning with his teenage efforts and culminating in the atmospheric colour studies of his last years."--Publisher's website.
Author: Ian Warrell
One of the most popular painters of all time, J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851) created a remarkable collection of sketchbooks over the course of his career. Thoughtful, revealing, and beautifully rendered, Turner's sketchbooks offer an unparalleled window into his creative process. In the absence of detailed written accounts of his extensive travels, the notebooks also contain his impressions of the many places he visited across Britain and Europe. In this book, the first full survey of the artist's sketchbooks, readers are invited to take a privileged look over Turner's shoulder, witnessing the creation and development of ideas that can be traced through to his major paintings. Beginning with his teenage efforts and culminating in the atmospheric color studies of his last years, Turner's Sketchbooks is a unique opportunity to explore the mind of a beloved artist.
Fifty pencil, ink, and watercolor drawings from two rare sketchbooks by a 19th-century master offer glimpses of Japanese art and imagination. They include scenes from everyday life and classic folktales.