Below is an intentionally short list of resources to use with those in the Research, Research strategy, & Art Topics pages

Related pages in this website:

......The Artist

Databases
......CAMEO: Conservation & Art Matierials Encyclopedia Online
............Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

 

Info for Artists

General
........LinkedIn Learning, formerly lynda.com. By subscription
................Online clases in digital media, graphic arts, painting, photography & more
........Masterclass By subscription.
................"Online classes taught by the world's greatest minds"
......Mayer, R. Artist's Handbook of Materials &Techniques
......New York Artists Online Art Education, Resources Technical info & more

Anatomy
......Richer, P. & Hale, R. Artistic Anatomy

Color
...New!.St. Clair, K. The Secret Lives of Color
......Finlay, V. Color: A Natural History of the Palette
... ..Stewart, J. The Wonderful Color Wheel (Print Magazine)
............Color Wheel, Part 1 .....Color Wheel, Part 2 .....Color Wheel Part 3

Creative process
......Bayles, D. and Orland, T. Art & Fear:
............Observations on the Perils (and rewards) of Artmaking

Digital Media
.. . .Lorem Ipsum explanation & generator
........LinkedIn Learning, formerly lynda.com. By subscription.
................Online courses in digital media, graphic arts, photography & more
.....PhotoShop Essentials.com Free resources; more with subscription

Drawing
......Edwards, B. Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
......Kemp, W. Drawing Will Kemp Art School. Free resources, more by subscription

Glass
.....Video Series from the Studio Corning Museum of Glass

Graphic Design
........Graphic Communications Open Textbook Collective,
............Graphic Design & Print Production Fundamentals
......Stock-Allen, N. A Short Introduction to Graphic Design History

Metals
......Untracht, O. Metal Techniques for Craftsmen

Ornament
......Jones, O. (1809 - 1874)
..........Internet Archive, 1856 edition:.The Grammar of Ornament
..........Amazon listing: reprint....The Grammar of Ornament.

Painting
...New!.Choosing the Acrylic Paint that's Best for You......
.......... A report on the pros and cons of 19 brands of professional and student grade acrylic paint, based on an analysis of costomer reviews online, and a survey of thousands of artists who exhibit on Wonderstreet.com

......Thompson, D.
............The Practice of Tempera Painting: Materials & Methods
............Available free at Open Library
...New!.Will Kemp Art School Abundant free resources; more by subscription
......Winsor & Newton Masterclass video tutorials -- Painting
............See also Winsor & Newton's Discover page

Perspective
......Norling, E. Perspective Made Easy

 

Info for Artists, continued

Photography
......Photography Mad Photography Tips, Tutorials, and Techniques
...New!.Northrup, T. How to Create Stunning Digital Photography

Recycled Materials
......Materials for the Arts "NY’s premiere reuse center, providing a way for
............companies and individuals to donate unneeded supplies to thousands of
............nonprofit organizations with arts programming and public schools."

Safety
...New!.Rossol, M. Artist's Complete Health & Safety Guide

 

The Historical Perspective.

Be sure also to check out the info for Artists, above & to the left.....

General
......Factum Arte "digital mediation ... production of works for contemporary artists and
............production of facsimiles as part of ... preservation and dissemination."
...*.Khan Academy, Materials and Techniques (videos)
......Smarthistory, Creating and Conserving (videos)

Ancient
......Mattusch, C. Classical Bronzes: The Art & Craft of
......... Greek and Roman Statuary ... Amazon listing
......Pliny the Elder ( 23–79 CE)
.........Jex-Blake, (translator),
........... .Internet Archive:
..................The Elder Pliny's Chapters on the History of Art
........... .Amazon listing:
..................The Elder Pliny's Chapters on the History of Art
........... .Perseus Digital Library:
...................Full text of Pliny's Natural History
......Macaulay, D.
............City: A story of Roman Planning and Construction
............Pyramid
.. ..
Vitruvius (ca. 80-70 BCE - after ca. 15 BC)
........... .Amazon listing:
..................The Ten Books of Architecture
.......... ..Project Gutenberg (free online)
..................The Ten Books of Architecture

Medieval
...New!.Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge .Materials and techniques
............used in the creation of illuminated manuscripts
......Macaulay, D. Cathedral M
.....
Medieval Craftsmen series - University of Toronto Press
......... Brief, accessible, well illustrated, written by well-known scholars
.....Theophilus (fl. ca 1070-1125), On Divers Arts
......Thompson, D. Materials & Techniques of Medieval Painting
...........Full text, online: Open Library

Renaissance
.....Ceninni, C. (ca. 1360-before 1427)
......... The Craftsmen's Handbook, "Il Libro dell'Arte"
.......... Full text, online: Open Library (facsimile, with page numbers) . . . Text only
.....Cole, B. The Renaissance Artist at Work: From Pisano to Titian
.....da Vinci, L (1452-1519) Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci
.....Vasari, G. (1511–1571) On Technique

Drawing
.....Petroski, H. The Pencil: A History of Design & Circumstance

Optics
......Hockney, D. Secret Knowledge: Recovering the Lost
..............................Techniques of the Old Masters (book)

Printmaking
......
Griffiths, A. Prints and Printmaking:
............An Introduction to the History and Techniques
......Museum of Modern Art, What is a Print? (Gives simplified general idea)

Banner: (edited) detail of Howard Pyle, The Forging of Balmung, 1882,
Frontispiece of James Baldwin, The Story of Siegfried,
Back / Home button is a detail of: The Town Mosaic. faience plaque,... 1700-1600 BCE. Photo by Zde
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