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3D mixed media textile art
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
3D Mixed Media Textile Art explores the fascinating and diverse world of mixed media sculpture, as well as fiber art incorporating 3-dimensional elements, through the eyes of 50 contemporary practitioners working in this field. Each chapter tells the story of a different artist; their creative journey, what inspires them and the processes they use.
Dundun: The Talking Drum of the Yoruba People of South-West Nigeria
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,030. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
In Dundun, Niyi Osundina offers the reader the chance to dip into a key cultural component of the people of western Nigeria. Drumming is a vital tradition being part celebration, part oral tradition and part history. From the iya ilu (the mother drum) to the Gudugudu each drum has its unique voice and degree of difficulty in mastership.
Sandro Botticelli And Simonetta Vespucci In Renaissance Florence, Italy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The details of Simonetta Vespucci's life have been obscured in many respects by a litany of romantic works in the years after her very untimely death at age 23. She was revered by Florentines after she wed a member of the Vespucci family and relocated south of her home in Genoa. Numerous men idolized her including the Medici brothers and the artist who painted her most notably, Sandro Botticelli.
Read and Watch: Three Non-English Films for ESL
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This photocopiable book contains three film guides intended for use in high-intermediate and advanced ESL reading classes. Learners watch non-English films in their original languages of French, Italian, and Cantonese. Because the learners cannot understand what they hear, they instead must read the film's English subtitles to answer the reading comprehension and discussion questions.
U.S. Culture through Film for ESL: Romance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This photocopiable book is a collection of three film guides intended for use in an adult ESL environment. The materials are appropriate for high-intermediate and advanced English language learners. All three film guides include essential vocabulary sections, discussion questions for previewing purposes, and questions based on the plot of each film. A skeleton lesson plan is included as well.
Le Musée Van Gogh à Amsterdam - Les pièces maîtresses de la collection
Series: Les Musées d'Amsterdam. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: French. Published: February 18, 2015 by Liesbeth Heenk. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World
Un guide abondamment illustré qui met en lumière les pièces maîtresses du Musée Van Gogh à Amsterdam, qui abrite la plus vaste collection au monde de peintures de Vincent van Gogh. Écrit par Liesbeth Heenk et Marko Kassenaar dans un style clair, le guide décrit les chefs-d’œuvre exposés en son sein. Le livre contient de nombreuses reproductions, et fait partie de la série « Les musées d'Amsterdam
What not to say at a gallery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,450. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This book is a compilation of some of the most common misconceptions and discusses each to dispel the myths that pervade art, especially modern and contemporary art. Aimed at students and those with an interest in art but don’t have the background or know how to start. If this is you, then you have been missing a vital and fascinating aspect of human culture and this book may be your salvation.
151 Uncommon and Amazing Art Studio Secrets: To Boost Your Creative Output
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
In her own journey, author Marjorie Sarnat has discovered, learned, and gathered a wide array of hands-on tips and techniques for making art. Now she has collected them in this book and offers them for avid artists of any level. This collection of text-only passages will help you create better artwork, apply new and unusual methods and materials, and will ignite your artistic expression.
Notes on a Screenplan
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
A short manifesto that proposes a new approach to the screenplay format.
Ensayos sobre Arte Digital Argentino
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
El presente libro, extracta la disponibilidad artística de la performance digital, la construcción de un espacio virtual según la visión de los pioneros artistas digitales latinoamericanos (Tenllado, Eiser, Steir, etc. ) y desarrolla la incumbencia plástica de los desarrollos tecnológicos actuales en este área.
Eye Candy A Collection Of Images
Series: Art Books. Price: Free! Words: 160. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
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Hand-drawn geometric images and patterns. Scanned, digitized, tweaked, colored, and manipulated to produce vivid, eye-catching pictures for your entertainment.
Raku Basics
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This is a basic book on the Raku process, a fast-firing technique popular with ceramic artists and collectors world-wide. There are lots of photos illustrating the methods of the Raku process as well as photos of the author's skill in this technique. Palul has been using this process for over forty years.
Sketchbook of the Rocky Mountains: Paint Brush Sketches and Tales of a Field Artist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
To Mary Lou Crerar, happiness is a well loaded brush. Her sketchbook of the Rocky Mountains of Canada captures the beauty of the mountains. The book includes artist’s notes and specifics about the paint and paper she used, as well as stories about the life - human and animal - she encountered while painting.
Как я встретила своего Ангела
Price: $2.30 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: Russian. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Вдохновляющая реальная история жизни Ольги Чаудри. Неожиданная встреча, которая
Last But Not The End?
Series: El Artista: A Lifetime of Curiosity. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Daniel Wetta. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Eighty-seven-old-lifetime artist, Dan Wetta, a career accountant who lived a different life through his work, continues to share his insights and unique vision of the world in Last But Not The End? This is Volume 7 of his series, El Artista: A Lifetime of Curiosity, the final volume, which returns to philosophical musings of Bible stories and evolution through cartoons and Bible art.
The Word On The Street
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: British English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Street messages are everywhere. A growing number of artists who leave their personal, philosophical, lyrical or political texts. The artistic street messages are not merely graffiti - they are a distinctive form of art meant to inspire us, lift us and move us all and draw our attention to the imbalances in society and between people.This book contains 125 superb and striking street messages.
Who Says That's Art? A Commonsense View of the Visual Arts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Today's artworld experts accept virtually anything as "art"—from an all-black painting to a facsimile of a supermarket carton or a dead animal preserved in a tank of formaldehyde. Many art lovers reject such work, arguing that it is not art. This book explains why they are right and the presumed experts are wrong.
Walking the Blues Away
Series: El Artista: A Lifetime of Curiosity. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by Daniel Wetta. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Eighty-seven-old lifetime artist, Dan Wetta, a career accountant who lived a different life through his work, continues to share his dreams and unique vision of the world in Walking the Blues Away. This is Volume 6 of his series, El Artista: A Lifetime of Curiosity, the next-to-last volume, which highlights lions, tigers and cows, along with more memories from a long life rich with experience.
Mixed Signals
Series: El Artista: A Lifetime of Curiosity. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by Daniel Wetta. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
In "Mixed Signals," Volume 5 in the series, "El Artista: A Lifetime of Curiosity," 87-year-old artist, Dan Wetta, continues to display his life-work of paintings and cartoons. Virginia. Volume 5 highlights paintings of buildings and things long gone, no longer used or needed in the world. Plus cartoons to make you laugh and some very comical birds!
My Dancing Day: Reflections of the Incarnation in Art and Music
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,290. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
My Dancing Day leads you through a gallery of masterful art and music into the beauty and joy of the birth of Jesus. This book comes with full color high quality imagery and corresponding musical links to create a multi-media experience of treasured masterpieces. From Handel's Messiah to Fra Angelico's Nativity this book will re-ignite your passion for God while guiding you thru the arts basics.