The great painting and sculpture of the past is the indispensable backbone of most people’s visual library, but wrangling centuries of wonderful works by thousands of artists into a digestible form that allows you to focus on their detail and direction can be tough. Enter 30-Second Great Art. It takes readers on an engrossing tour of 50 top-flight works by artists from Giotto to Marlene Dumas, including a full-page reproduction of each one, accompanied by text that puts it in the context of the world in which it was created, and adds another piece to the jigsaw puzzle of the history of art. Along the way, special spreads will offer insights into the collectors and critics of the past, as well as its creators, and a glossary for each chapter will explain specialist terms. Succinct, lively descriptions make for speedy and enjoyable reading; it’s like taking a trip round the world’s greatest art gallery.
Everything you ever wanted to know about great art...in just 30 seconds! Jam-packed with fast facts, mini missions, and engaging artwork, this informative book takes kids on an exciting tour of some of the most famous art movements, artists and works of art from prehistoric to the 21st century. From from ancient civilisations to modern art, 30 fascinating topics are covered in 30-seconds summaries, 3-second soundbites, and 3-minute active missions making this the perfect book for youngsters interested in art!
Commercial directing is an artistically and financially rewarding profession. A successful commercial director can make up to $10,000 a day. However, the job isn?t easy; a commercial director is a highly specialized artist and the advertising industry is often more fast-paced than the entertainment industry. The Art and Business of Directing Commercials teaches any filmmaker how to get the job and how to deliver the project on time, whether they are interested in making a career out of directing commercials, or are looking into it as a way to stay employed while embarking on a feature directing career. Everything is covered, from creating a spec reel, how to sell yourself at the conference call, and casting, to all facets of production and editing.
This volume of manuscripts and transcripts represents the attainable and certainly the most useful part of what was once intended to be a collection of the entire canon of Alexander Pope's surviving poetical manuscripts apart from the translations of Homer.