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Learning Punch Software (R): Importing, Exporting and Printing
By Patricia Gamburgo
Series: Learning Punch Software (R). Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer aided design
This is the first book of a series intended to help the programs' users by providing learning resources that combine my experience using Punch! Software (R) with my professional knowledge as an Architect. In this first issue, we are going to learn how to master the process of importing Cad drawings, objects and pictures as well as exporting and printing images and plans.
Turquoise Stone of Heaven
By Robert Beauford
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Love is a Gift
By Richard Michael Parker
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
'Love is a Gift' is the first volume of poetry by the renowned poet Richard Michael Parker. Along with 28 digital artworks to illustrate the theme of the work, this sumptuous volume explores the nature of love, where the aspect may change, but not the essence. The artwork is of a singular subject taken over many years. Richards collaborative poetry and prose are already well known. Love is a Gift.
Improve Your Landscape Photography
By Jim Harmer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Most landscape photographers learn the basic principles of exposure and the rule of thirds, but do not learn more advanced tips for creating stunning landscape images. This book teaches little known tips used by professional landscape photographers, such as the real rule of composition (and it's not the rule of thirds), how to find lesser-known landscape photography locations, and more!
The Tao of Cob: How a Kansas Grandmother Built Her Own Natural Home in the Woods
By Dorethy Hancock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The Tao of Cob is a how-to book on earthen-house building, written as a memoir in Dorethy's pithy, homespun philosophical voice.
100 Secrets for a $100,000 Career in Microstock Photography
By Devin Elnick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
I went from $0 to $100,000 annually in just a few years as a contributor to microstock photography websites. I achieved this in my spare time, just a few hours a day, building a strategy for how to generate a LOT of downloads for my work. Microstock is very competitive, but most people don't practice the tips in this guide. If you follow these steps, you'll get a huge edge over your competition.
Waves of Wonder - 65 Reflections from the Ocean of Silence
By Robert Rabbin
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Emotions & Feelings
In Jan 2012, I was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. Prognosis 9 mths. 2 years later, I'm still here. During these past 2 years, something did die. Words are not adequate to accurately describe what died, and what continues to live. A profound stillness has taken hold in my mind and throughout my entire being. English is no longer my first language; silence has become more familiar and truthful.
Chapter 14 - Advanced Poly-Modeling (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
By CGschool (Formerly 3DATS)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this chapter we are going to outline some of the key factors that make poly-modeling and subdivision surfaces more predictable, while also improving the quality and speed by which you produce your models.
Movie Marketing Made Simple
By Jason Brubaker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
As a filmmaker, one of the biggest problems YOU have is finding a traditional distribution deal (that actually makes sense) for your movie. And while it is nice to imagine that your movie will end up winning Sundance and become the next BIG Hollywood success story, the odds of this happening are like winning the lottery. This guide presents you with a no-fluff movie marketing overview!
Chapter 2 - Composition (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
By CGschool (Formerly 3DATS)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
(5.00 from 1 review)
The best works catch the viewer’s attention and draw them in. But what are the tools and techniques architectural artists can employ to do that? That is the essence of good composition, and what this chapter is about.
Learn How to Draw Caricatures - For the Absolute Beginner
By John Davidson
Series: Learn to Draw, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
To draw a caricature is to simply draw an image that is very distinguishable to your model/subject’s identity with or without being photographically identical. In early forms of this genre, the type of figures used was animals to represent a certain person. A painting or any type of artwork cannot be called a caricature if the piece does not involve an actual person.
Chapter 6 - Physically Based Materials (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
By CGschool (Formerly 3DATS)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: American English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This chapter focuses on strategies of how to estimate characteristics of material samples with affordable hardware, such as digital cameras and light metering tools.
Painting A Pathway Home
By Ross G. Drago
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,550. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Painting is a pathway to self realization.Each aspect of the painting process, color,form, texture holds its own unique spiritual meaning. Ross G. Drago carefully expresses this meaning and shares a lifetime of painting insights in Painting a Pathway Home.Regardless of your painting style,the words contained in this book will deepen your relationship to painting and bring you closer to your self.
Chapter 1 - Color Management (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
By CGschool (Formerly 3DATS)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Simply put, color management is the controlled process of converting color between different devices with the end goal of obtaining repeatable and as closely matched color reproductions as possible on each of the various devices. In other words, we want to set up a process where all of our devices speak the same language and interpret color the same way.
Wire Woven Dangling Pendant Wire Jewelry Tutorial
By XQ Designs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Learn how to make this classy looking pendant. This design requires only basic materials ie copper wires and some beads or gemstones. By learning this technique, you will be able to come up many variations of designs! This tutorial comes with 24 detailed step by step pictorial guides.
Stations of the Cross (Vilshofen)
By Pierre Renee
Series: Stations of the Cross, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism
Look at the scenes of the 14 pictures of the Stations of the Cross in Vilshofen, a community part of Markt Rieden in the Oberpfalz about 20 km in south of Amberg. The scenes are described in English, French and German.
A Guide for the Introverted Artist
By Diane Hoeptner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
(4.00 from 1 review)
Share, sell and improve your art: A how-to guide for the introverted visual artist by Diane Hoeptner
Northwest Coast Native Formline Art Made Easy-Let's Draw Wolf
By Sondra Simone Segundo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
(5.00 from 1 review)
Learn how to draw a simple NW Coast Native wolf from Haida artist Sondra Simone Segundo. Examples of Sondra's most popular hand painted tribal shoe art are featured throughout the book. Be on the look out for more NW COAST NATIVE FORMLINE ART MADE EASY books/art curriculum. Let's Draw Whale, Eagle, Raven, Hummingbird, Frog and more!
The Great Phase 2
By Steven Hager
Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 3 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
One of the most elusive pioneers of New York City graffiti granted a rare interview in 1982.
Four-House Unity Cowl
By Kimberly Schimmel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 570. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This knitted cowl design in seed stitch includes the main colors from the four houses at Hogwarts, from the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling. The pattern makes a cowl with one short seam, although one could also continue knitting in pattern for several extra feet and make a wide, rectangular scarf instead.