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Knitters Helping Knitters

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Are you a knitter or hoping to learn how or just in need of some knitting advice?  Do you like the idea of joining other knitters in a social setting every week?

Alex Colville 1920-2013

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     Painter, draughtsman, engraver and muralist, the Canadian artist Alex Colville always followed his own unique hyper-realistic style.

Faking It : Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

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Photographic manipulation is a familiar practice in the digital era. What may surprise you to learn is that almost every type of manipulation we associate with Adobe Photoshop was also common in the predigital age.

George Bellows (1882-1925)

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"Published in conjunction with a major retrospective exhibition, this new book documents the artist's career from his youthful meteoric rise to the largely unexplored period" of his life just before his early death in 1925.

A Circle of Friends: The Doreen Curry Collection

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From June 1947 until February 1989 Doreen Curry

Making an Impression; designing and creating artful stamps

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Stamping is a craft with timeless appeal which can be used for decorating everything from paper to fabrics.

Origami

book cover imageWhen I think of origami projects I usually have visions of traditional cranes and flowers.  In this recent addition entitled
Unit Polyhedoron Origami  however, the author offers an unusual approach to the craft "based on assembling separate, multi-dimensional shapes into one structure".

Artists in Love: From Picasso and Gilot to Christo and Jeanne-Claude...

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Historically great artists have often been drawn together in friendship and in love. In Artists in Love,

Out of Africa 2013 - Quilts from Africa

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If you are interested in quilts and quilting and Black History please join us on Monday February 4th at 7 pm in the Stevenson & Hunt Room of the Central Library. 

A Concise History Of Canadian Painting

book cover imageIf your interest is art history and especially Canadian art history, have a look at Dennis Reid's updated edition of