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Vermont Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 14. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Vermont's Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photos. 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. Self Guided Tours which cover every bridge.
Exploring Romanesque Architecture in Catalonia
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Peter Garwood and his wife Theresa travelled extensively in France and Spain over many years. 'Exploring Romanesque Architecture in Catalonia,' will give students and visitors an insight into the locality of towns and villages in this region, together with a visual documentation of the rich variety of decorative stonework on their churches. This book also doubles as a unique pictoral travel guide.
Instant Songwriting: Musical Improv from Dunce to Diva Part 4 (Diva Level)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Composition
This is the fourth and final part to Instant Songwriting - the ultimate how-to book for musical improvisers and an excellent resource for songwriters. Nancy Howland Walker guides you with clear, logical and fun step-by-step exercises, from the very basics of putting a song together, to highly advanced song techniques. Musical tracks accompany each exercise so you can practice and master each step.
El cine, decima musa
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 94,250. Language: Spanish. Published: November 17, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Alejo Carpentier fue un testigo de excepcion en cuanto a como el cinematografico se afianzo como espectaculo en los inicios del siglo XX. Por ofrecer un testimonio excepcional de un receptor privilegiado que observó sus posibilidades estéticas, sus potencialidades técnicas o sus derivaciones sociológicas, compilamos estos textos, que el lector de nuestros días disfrutará gratamente.
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.
Art & Money
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,020. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Art & Money: This is not a thick book, nor one that it will take you a long time to read if you read it like a novel. This is not a novel however, and I don't give you superfluous chatter and nonsensical musings. This book is about artists and money, artists in the community, artists supporting artists, artists and businesses, and about artists and charities.
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
The Funniest People in Art: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,920. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: When he was a small boy, Quaker artist Benjamin West made brushes out of hairs from his family’s pet cat, but he had to stop doing this after his father noticed that the cat looked as if it had been severely attacked by moths.
No Talent Required: My Journey from Paint by Numbers to Art Instructor
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,730. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint but were afraid you had no talent? This book will open your eyes to what it's all about. Talent is not required. Follow one woman's journey of discovery and share her stories of what it took to become an artist. Meet her teachers, the good and the bad. Share her years of learning from her students, the tips and tricks it takes to be an artist.
100 Secrets for a $100,000 Career in Microstock Photography
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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.
Promenades parisiennes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: French. Published: May 3, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Mieux qu’un livre d’images ou de photographies le livre de Mihail Sebastian brosse un portrait de la France des années 1930. Sebastian fait surgir la permanence de la ville Lumière, par la description tour à tour passionnée, lucide, attendrie et ironique de ses écrivains, de ses peintres, de ses galeries, de ses ruelles, de la cité universitaire ou du Quartier latin…
How To Use GoPro Hero 3 Cameras: The Surf Edition for HERO 3+ and HERO 3 Cameras
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
UPDATED FOR HERO 3+ and HERO 3 CAMERAS. This is the perfect guide book for Surfers and Water Sports enthusiasts who want to learn how to use their GoPro HERO 3+ or HERO 3 cameras to get great videos and photos. This book provides clear, step-by-step lessons and illustrations to get you out there using your GoPro camera to document your adventures.
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.
Learning Punch Software (R): Power Tools
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Series: Learning Punch Software (R). Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 29,610. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer aided design
This is the fourth e-book of the Learning Punch Software (R) series, and as the title states, covers the current Power Tools included with the different titles of the program up to version 17.5, for Windows and Mac versions.
Chapter 1 - Color Management (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Coordinating Environmental and Historic Preservation Compliance (IS-253) - Historic Property Laws, Preservation Issues, STATEX and CATEX
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an introduction to the course and highlights the importance of early consideration of environmental/historic preservation issues in disaster operations and project development.
How to Future Proof Your Home: A Guide to Building with Energy Intelligence in Cold Climates
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Price: $24.97 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
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Professionally accredited author Shane Wolffe aims to show readers how to cost effectively build homes to be up to 85 percent more energy efficient, even in extreme climates. The book is based on building principles that work and were pioneered in Saskatchewan, Canada – a place with one of the most extreme climates in the world where yearly temperatures range from -40°C (-40F) to 35°C (95F).
Beading Fun 'n Stuff
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,930. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Even Delilah likes Beading Fun n' Stuff is a tongue-in-cheek treatise on adventures of a home beading jewelry business. This fun to read set of critical insider skills are provided for the use of tools, gems, metals, torched glass, photo/camera secrets and home studio basics from a perspective that only a candid and fun loving senior can provide. All this and a parrot to boot.
Poussin's Humour
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 73,250. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book hopes it will pose some critical questions of method for the study of the arts. These essays reveal a Nicolas Poussin that has rarely been noticed before. Is that because he has been so honoured as a great classical master – serious painter of serious histories and neo-stoic philosopher – that almost nobody has noticed his humour, or wit.
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.