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Barron's Educational Series, 2002 - Art - 96 pages
The hardcover, compact-sized titles that make up this series are quick-reference guides for art students and teachers. Filled with color illustrations, they discuss different aspects of art theory and its application. The series is color-coded to distinguish four categories: Purple Series books explain art media and techniques; titles in the Red Series describe art genres and techniques; Green Series books deal with art tools, perspective, and color theory; and Yellow Series books recount art history and art movements. This title falls within the Red Series category, and focuses on methods of achieving lifelike renditions of various animals, both in action and at rest.
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