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The World of Silk
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
The World of Silk is the third book in the series. It explores the history, lifestyle, fashions, culture and experiences of the many different countries and people whose lives are dependent on silk, from peasant farmers to haute couture. Each country tells its story and highlights the many changes over the centuries and looks towards the future of silk in the world today.
Anthotypes: Explore the Darkroom In Your Garden and Make Photographs Using Plants
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 25,430. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
It is possible to print photographs using nothing but juice extracted from the petals of flowers, the peel from fruits and pigments from plants. This book will show you how it is done. Anthotypes will simply make you look at plants in a whole new light. And, if that is not enough, anthotype is a totally environmentally friendly photographic process.
Spoken For: The Art and Glory of Bespoke
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,910. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
A Comprehensive Look at the World of Tailoring and Rediscovering Your Personal Style. Written by a Custom Tailor in business for 30 years, this book shares insights into how to dress well and what to think of when considering your wardrobe. A must read for those you like to Look Good.
Turquoise Stone of Heaven
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
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This book offers an in-depth look at the geology and cultural history of one of humanity’s oldest and most beautiful gemstones, by an author with twenty years of experience as a jeweler, gem and mineral retailer, and research scientist.
How to Draw Portraits
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
How to Draw Portraits is a unique collection of techniques, terminology, and examples for the beginner and advanced graphite artist. Over one hundred illustrations support carefully reviewed explanations of elemental technique. Simulate skin texture with circularism. Find out how to draw hair, and how to break down complex shapes into simple abstract components.
Mode, où est ta victoire ?
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,750. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2013 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Essay » Sociology
La mode ne donne pas simplement du bonheur aux uns et des soucis aux autres, du travail à beaucoup, des obsessions à certains ; elle peut également être matière à pensée. La chose pouvait-elle surprendre ? Probablement pas, car, à bien y songer la mode se situe au carrefour des obsessions du contemporain. La mode c’est à la fois le corps et l’argent, la matière et le rapport à l’autre.
Printers' Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Printers Tales is a compilation of over 30 stories, from various authors, about the printing industry in the pre-digital age.
Whence Veracity: can photographs be trusted?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This book examines if traditional and digital photographs can be truthful renditions of the world. It traces the history of photography’s veracity and explores characteristics of photographs that aid or preclude veracity. It outlines factors that continue a belief in photography's high veracity, drawing conclusions in light of post-referential pictures
How to Succeed as a Graphic Designer
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Price: $42.00 USD. Words: 32,970. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Do you want to find out how to increase your value in today’s marketplace? Why you don’t have the job you want. Learn what they don’t teach in school. Gain access to years of on-the-job professional designer knowledge. Teachings only a master passes to his apprentice. Enjoy employability in any economy. Really learn how a graphic designer succeeds. Learn about the true business of graphic design.
Canon T3i Experience - The Still Photographer's Guide to Operation and Image Creation with the Canon Rebel T3i / EOS 600D
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,570. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Canon T3i Experience is a user's guide for the Canon Rebel T3i / EOS 600D digital SLR. Learn to set up and use your T3i and go beyond Auto and Program modes. Take control of your camera and its versatile settings and obtain better and more consistent image results. This guide is for intermediate and first time dSLR users who wish to get more out of their T3i / 600D and improve their photography.