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Building Your Own Home - Tips, Techniques and Thoughts for the Owner-Builder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, 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.
Pellegrino di cemento. Le Voyage d'Orient a 100 anni da Le Corbusier
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 35,060. Language: Italian. Published: July 16, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Nel 1911 Le Corbusier intraprese un viaggio che lo avrebbe condotto attraverso la Germania, la Boemia, l’Austria, i Balcani, la Romania, la Bulgaria, l’Ungheria, Istanbul, Atene, fino al Monte Athos, per poi ricondurlo in Svizzera attraverso l’Italia. Chiamò l’esperienza “Voyage d’Orient”. Oggi cosa rimane? Perché non raccontare il viaggio di Le Corbusier cento anni dopo, ripercorrendolo?
Whence Veracity: can photographs be trusted?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
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
Filmmaking, the Hard Way
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,850. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A cynical case study of the feature film production of All God’s Creatures written by multi-hyphenate writer/producer/director/actor Josh Folan, "Filmmaking, the Hard Way" puts low budget filmmaking under the microscope by analyzing the process of making a film from top to bottom with an honesty and transparency rarely found in writings of its kind.
The Medieval West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A short thematic history of the Middle Ages for the general reader being Volume 2 of A History of the West.
Templari e Crociati in Sardegna
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: Italian. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » European
The first book about the Knights Templar and Hospitaller Order in Sardinia during the Middle Ages
Phong thủy dương trạch học - ứng dụng
Price: $2.28 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Với sự sàng lọc của thời gian, với sự lưu truyền rộng rãi, với mục đích làm cho đời sống con người thêm tốt đẹp, phong thủy học xứng đáng để chúng ta nghiên cứu, tìm hiểu và ứng dụng.
Shaping Stone - Volume One - The Art of Carving Soapstone
Series: Shaping Stone, Book 1. Price: $24.95 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Learn to Carve Soapstone! This easy to follow guide shows you how to select stone, see the image inside, the tools needed, the professional techniques to use, and how to take a block of dusty soapstone and carve it into a beautiful, polished piece of art, worthy of a master sculptor! Sound interesting? Well, buy the book, grab a few tools and a chunk of soapstone, and let’s start carving.
101 Movies About Women Directed By Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Women want to watch movies that appeal to their sensibilities. This book helps find movies that will deliver. There aren't enough movies about women/women's issues coming out of Hollywood and even fewer feature films directed by women. But there are quite a few available if you look beyond the current fare in the theaters. Find entertaining films and support women directors with this book.
Turquoise Stone of Heaven
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
(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.
Beading Fun 'n Stuff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,930. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: 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.
On Low Budget Film Making,Digital Film Making Interviews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,070. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
An digital film making manual that feature many inspirational interviews with today's hardest working young indie film makers conducted during production of their latest films. Also included is basic advice on every aspect of film making from fund raising to lighting to selecting the right digital camera for the job.
Screenwriting Down to the Atoms: Digging Deeper into the Craft of Cinematic Storytelling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
"Screenwriting Down to the Atoms" represents the next generation of screenwriting guides. Using fresh approaches and new discoveries, "Atoms" looks closer and digs deeper to explore concepts in greater detail while pushing thought further with new, never before seen methods. Atoms allows readers to fully grasp the art of storytelling and execute it like never before.
Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,590. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Translated for the first time into English, Kirichenko’s absorbing account brings to life the history of Russia’s largest church--its origins, conception, the fits and starts of its planning and construction, the life that developed in and around the Cathedral, its demise in the Soviet period--and its recent reincarnation.
The Coolest People in Art: 250 Anecdotes
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,960. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
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.
Virtuism -- Philosophy and the Aesthetics of Virtue
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Virtuism is about the aesthetics of human virtue, how virtuous acts produce in us the same experience as great works of art. Witnessing or creating a virtuous act produces the aesthetic experience. The giving of the good feeling of the aesthetic or "art" experience gives evidence that life has a higher meaning. The book "Virtuism" also discusses other philosophical aspects of the virtue and art.
Through Colonial Eyes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The story of Australian Colonial art from precolonial times, discovery, settlement and exploration to the centenary period (1880s) through the eyes of the artists at the time.
Advanced Picture Frame Making Techniques For Photographers, Crafters, and Artists
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 23,650. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Clever use of simple materials and readily available tools combined with a little effort updates a time-honored classic process for creating amazing reverse painted and mirrored craft projects. And without the hassle or bother of learning the glass silvering process.
Fotografia di Stock - come affrontare la crisi con una rendita sicura
Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 45,340. Language: Italian. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
I numeri indicano che il microstock è un vero e proprio business, un mercato globale che alla fine dello scorso anno ha raggiunto il valore di 5.1 milioni di $ con più di 550.000 clienti attivi. In questo senso l’opera di Lorenzo Codacci è davvero interessante: non una semplice raccolta di istruzioni per l’uso ma un vero approccio olistico al mondo della fotografia di stock.
Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo. El amor entre el elefante y la paloma
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,860. Language: Spanish. Published: July 12, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Por estas páginas desfilan el colorido Coyoacán y el ambiente bohemio de París o Nueva York. Personajes como León Trosky y Tina Modotti, la famosa Casa Azul y las banderas rojas y, por supuesto, la famosa historia de amor entre Frida y Diego, como arquetipo de una época tumultuosa y aventuras transitorias.