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Painting with Thread
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
“Painting with Thread” is an article, containing more than 5,000 words, that provides tips and information on using embroidery to create realistic needle art in subjects such as birds and flowers. It describes materials, stitches, design transfer methods and other ideas in thread painting. Photos and helpful links are also included.
Building Your Own Home - Tips, Techniques and Thoughts for the Owner-Builder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A detailed, valuable resource for building an energy efficient, comfortable and “sustainable” home. Contains 23 chapters with more than 60 photos & diagrams. Some topics: Insulation, design & proportion, size & layout, construction methods, Passive Solar Design, rainwater harvesting, plumbing, sustainable heating, cooling, hot water, cooking, alternative energy, adobe, steel.
Little Babies Amigurumi Crochet Pattern
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011 by K and J Dolls. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Skill level: Easy crochet pattern This pattern uses US crochet terms. It has detailed instructions and 8 images to help you make these little dolls. The babies are 3 inches/ 7.5 cm high
Illuminations from the Soul
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Illuminations from the Soul is a beautiful photographic depiction of Florida landscapes and oceanscapes captured by the brilliance of nature's light from sunrise to sunset. Author and photographer, Lisa Nelson, includes her inspired poetry and prose to accompany and enhance this photographic journey.
Virginia Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 15. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Virginia 8 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Blackwork Bears Pattern
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General
Learn how to do blackwork embroidery with detailed color diagrams! These teddy bears are designed for 14 count Aida or 28 count Cashel linen and will display nicely in an 8 x 10 frame. The design is completely reversible, so it can be used in many ways. There are many detailed diagrams and instructions about how to adapt the pattern for other uses and color schemes.
The Creative Image
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Sometimes as photographers it's difficult to find inspiration and ideas. So I put this short eBook together and came up with ten projects to spark your imagination. There's nothing technical here; just some good advice and beautiful images that should encourage you to go out and try some new things.
Learn How to Draw Human Figures - For the Absolute Beginner
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Series: Learn to Draw, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Learn How to Draw Human Figures - For the Absolute Beginner Proportioning the body structure properly is important when drawing a person. A disproportionate body will mislead the portrayed perspective of your subject. Or worse, the subject might look distorted and deformed. Knowing the proper length for your subject (the person or character you are drawing) can be easily achieved.
Art eBook
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Media tie-in
A retrospective of many of John Blandly's experimental oil paintings, with commentary
23 Questions from Teachers that Artists Can Help Answer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
This collection of articles is for teachers who would like to explore working with artists in their school classrooms. It addresses intriguing problems teachers are grappling with and matches them with the special skills and innovative problem-solving that artists use in their work every day.
Precious Baby Boy and Girl Hats Crochet Pattern
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting
This is a crochet pattern for either a baby boy hat or a baby girl hat. Just change the edge. The boy's version has a brim with a button or pompom on the top. The girl's hat has a pretty edging with a little flower on the top. They both use baby or fingering yarn and crochet up quick. They make great baby shower gifts.
Art Photographs by Richard Alighieri: Volume V - Butterflies & Friends
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 380. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Until recently, photographer Richard Alighieri's prints were only offered to private collectors and charitable foundations. Now, much of his extensive portfolio of nature and fine art photography is available in digital format. The 21 images for this fifth volume were chosen by Mr. Alighieri from his favorite butterfly (mostly) photographs.
Learn How to Draw Portraits of Famous People in Pencil For the Absolute Beginner
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Series: Learn to Draw, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
This book will show you step by step how to take photos and turn them into pencil drawn portraits of your subjects. An artist who makes a self-portrait knows this, since he is always moved by his passion that stimulates and drives him to make his masterpiece.
Quick Guide to Designing Your Own Book Cover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This concise 3,266 word guide will take a novice through all the steps, tools, and skills needed to design to completion their own book cover for print or digital publication. Learn about design considerations like contrast, tone, setting, drama, and readability (expert examples provided)in order to create an effective cover design. Software programs and how to learn to use them are covered.
Random Musings of a Poetic Mind
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Series: Poems and Photography, 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Poetry covering nature, love and family. Photography that fills the gap and helps emphasize these poems a poetry and photography book
The Coolest People in Art: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,960. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This books contain 250 anecdotes, including this one: A friend of TV’s Mister Rogers used to paint trees when he was a little boy. Once, he painted a tree blue, and someone criticized his choice of colors. For years, he stopped painting trees — until a teacher told him that artists can paint things any color they want.
How To Draw In Six Easy Steps Collection 3
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Series: How To Draw In Six Easy Steps, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art / Drawing
Step-by-step instructions for drawing a kitten, elephant, ladybug, butterfly, dragon 2, Teddy Bear, lighthouse, Stegosaurus, T Rex, cobra, daffodil, and a petunia.
A Photographer's Guide to Becán
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Part of a series of eBooks on photography at Maya ruins, "A Photographer's Guide to Becán" goes far beyond the usual tour books. It's a comprehensive guide to the ruins, with an eye toward making the photographs you make there the very best they can be.
Stock Photography in a nutshell - A concise guide to get started in Stock Photography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Stock Photography in a nutshell; is a precise guide that will help amateurs and semi-pro photographers to get started in micro-stock/micro-payment photography and make some money on the side. Learn thoroughly and update yourself with the existing trends in MICRO-PAYMENT PHOTOGRAPHY.
Planning before Writing a Novel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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Outlining a novel before writing is essential for first-time fiction writers, as they may find it difficult to complete a story without mileposts. This book includes ten questions after answering which you will have the entire skeleton of your novel in front of you. You will have built your protagonist, antagonist, major characters, setting, plot, theme, narrative POV and genre of your novel.