Any artist would treasure this glorious collection inspired by flowers and animal life from land and sea. Budding blossoms, imaginative marine life, and other incredible creatures reflect the outer limits of fantasy. Reproduced from a German classic of natural history, the 154 creatively stylized ima... read more
Art Forms in Nature by Ernst Haeckel Multitude of strangely beautiful natural forms: Radiolaria, Foraminifera, Ciliata, diatoms, calcareous sponges, Tubulariidae, Siphonophora, Semaeostomeae, star corals, starfishes, much more. All images in black and white.
Haeckel's Art Forms from the Ocean CD-ROM and Book by Ernst Haeckel The tiny single-celled organisms known as radiolarians develop beautiful, intricate mineral skeletons. This set offers digital versions of the rare, distinctive artwork from a hard-to-find 1862 atlas of these microscopic life forms. 357 images.
The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin, Michael T. Ghiselin Published on the anniversary of Darwin's 200th birthday, this edition features excerpts from the landmark work that build on the evolutionary concepts introduced in On the Origin of Species.
Microscopic Art Forms from the Plant World by R. Anheisser This extraordinary collection will magnify artistic sensibilities with 400 detailed illustrations of nature's minute but magnificent handiwork. The accompanying CD-ROM includes all of the images in the book.
Fantastic Ornament: 110 Designs and Motifs by Michel Liénard Swirling with gargoyles, devils, dragons, griffins, and other haunting figures, this otherworldly assortment features illustrations from a rare 19th-century volume: cartouches, frames, doors, trophies, cabinets, friezes, and much more.
Sea Life by Dover From seashells to a giant jelly fish — this stunning array of images includes fish great and small, real and fanciful. Over 280 full-color illustrations.
Haeckel's Art Forms from Nature CD-ROM and Book by Ernst Haeckel From one of the great landmarks of applied art, a superb collection of 608 marvelous illustrations, many in color, of spiders, turtles, hummingbirds, algae, starfish, lichens, and hundreds of other life forms.
1000 Ornamental Designs for Artists and Craftspeople by Claude Humbert Provocative handbook examines evolution and psychological significance of the square, circle, triangle, and other design motifs. Hundreds of royalty-free patterns for artists, illustrators, craftworkers, and devotees of the decorative arts.
Abstraction in Art and Nature by Nathan Cabot Hale Stimulating, thought-provoking guide to finding rich sources of creative abstraction in lines of growth and structure, water and liquid forms, weather patterns, earth colors, many other natural elements. Over 370 photographs and other illustrations.
On Growth and Form: The Complete Revised Edition by D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson Classic of modern biology sets forth seminal "theory of transformation" — that evolution takes place in large-scale transformations of body as a whole. Over 500 photographs and drawings.
The Curves of Life by Theodore A. Cook Classic examination of the function of the spiral, or helix, in nature and art examines shells, leaves, human body, drawings of Leonardo, Leaning Tower of Pisa. 1914 edition. 426 illustrations.
Any artist would treasure this glorious collection inspired by flowers and animal life from land and sea. Budding blossoms, imaginative marine life, and other incredible creatures reflect the outer limits of fantasy. Reproduced from a German classic of natural history, the 154 creatively stylized images were designed with distinctive drama. The accompanying CD-ROM includes individual files of all of the images in the book. They can be used in a wonderful variety of arts and crafts projects. This book includes a CD-ROM containing 154 royalty-free images scanned as 300-dpi, high-resolution and 72-dpi, Internet ready grayscale JPEG files. Also included are high- and low-resolution color scans of each page as shown in the book.
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Includes 154 images saved as 300-dpi, high-resolution and 72-dpi, Internet-ready grayscale JPEG files. Also included are high- and low-resolution color scans of each page as shown in the book.
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