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Play Pen New Children 's Book Illustration Martin Salisbury

Advantages: Detailed book of great children's illustrations
Disadvantages: Is A Bit Overpriced

Play pen by Martin Salisbury was released in 2007 and published by Lawrence King. A book that is quite expensive to buy but is well worth the price you pay as it has lots of great uses. I found my copy at a car boot for a £1 off a photography student. Th ...

frankieb1992 19.07.2014 · Read full review
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The Shock of the New

Advantages: A Good introduction to 20th Century Modernism
Disadvantages: Rambles a bit in places

...This has become a seminal book for all art students and is as comprehensive an introduction to modernism in Art you are likely to get as far as covering all the main movements/schools of the 20th century. I thought it would be interesting to review ...

jouk04 30.11.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Shock of the New - Robert Hughes

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an informative, well illustrated read

Advantages: lots of colour pictures, well written, informative
Disadvantages: the book's a bit heavy, dull in places

...at uni, I have read many books in the field of art in my time, and my opinion is "The Shock of the New" is an essential read if you require a general background to modern art. It is full of colour pictures (and a few black and white photos ...

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Mapping it out helped me find my direction!

Advantages: Helps encourage you to use your own ideas
Disadvantages: Would be good if it helped you design layouts for specific events

I’ve always enjoyed and appreciated arts and crafts, but have never really given myself credit for being able to create something beautiful with my own hands. My best friend and her mother-in-law have been into making their own gift tags and greetings car ...

Luvlylana 02.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Scrapbook Page Maps: Sketches for Creative Layouts - Becky Fleck

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"Have you seen a purple cow?!"

Advantages: Great light reading
Disadvantages: Very big book (so also quite heavy reading!)

...came across this book whilst browsing on Amazon, and once I had read a little about it, I just had to have it. The list price is £24.95, but Amazon charge only £16.46, and there are many copies available new and used for as little as £13.00, I have just ...

ajaybie 03.04.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Art of Looking Sideways - Alan Fletcher

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