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The Potter's Keeper
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Have you ever wondered why your cell phone doesn’t have an antenna anymore? What did the Spanish do with all that New World gold and what’s up with the Neanderthals? Inspired by globe-circling travels, Cochrane shows how the crude pottery made by cavemen is directly related to modern day space exploration. It’s Freakonomics meets the DaVinci Code!
You Can Take Better Pictures: Snap Your Snapshots Into Shape
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Price: $10.98 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Everyone can take pictures but not everyone can take great photos. The tips and techniques found in the book will have you taking great pictures that you will be proud to hang on your wall. Whether you shoot film or digital there is something to be learned. It introduces basic simple concepts that will greatly improve your picture taking efforts.
Anne Billson on Film 2010
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,430. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
For three years, Anne Billson wrote a film column for the Guardian which became obligatory reading for anyone interested in the world of cinema. Billson combines in-depth knowledge of her field with an eminently readable and unpretentious style, and makes sometimes surprising and controversial observations with wit and elegance. Quite simply, she's a must-read for anyone who likes movies.
Bronze Casting Manual
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
(4.00 from 1 review)
Cast your own small bronze. A complete tutorial taking you step by step through an easily achievable casting project for professional sculptors and hobbyists. The method described in this manual is called the thin ceramic shell, lost wax technique as used by commercial foundries. The method has been scaled down for domestic usage.
Anne Billson on Film 2011
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,010. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
For three years, Anne Billson wrote a film column for the Guardian newspaper which became obligatory reading for anyone interested in the world of cinema. She combines in-depth knowledge of her field with an eminently readable and unpretentious style and makes sometimes surprising and controversial observations with wit and elegance. Quite simply, she's a must-read for anyone who likes movies.
From Clay to Classrooms: An Architect's Dream to Advance Education in Africa
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In September 2010, Canadian architect Alan R. Roy left for Tanzania to realize two long-held dreams - climb Mount Kilimanjaro, and build a school. He accomplished both, and ended up building two schools, in five weeks! An amazing adventure full of colourful insights and amusing incidents that expose the charm and friendliness of a struggling people determined to educate their children.
Entitled Scrapbooking - A Resource for Page Title Ideas
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by Sea Glass Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
An essential publication for scrapbookers, this book is loaded with great titles to use on your scrapbooking pages, saving you time and effort. By using this book you can review appropriate categories and pick out a title or get inspiration to create additional titles of your own creation.
Four Ties Lit Review Summer 2013 The Work Issue
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Price: Free! Words: 20,790. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Four Ties Lit Review Summer 2013 “The Work Issue” is a collection of the best works submitted to the magazine for its Summer 2013 issue. It features Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction and Photographic Art from 25 different authors and artists including work from poet Paul Sacksteder, authors Erin F Robinson, and Nicki Blackwell as well as art from Greg Glau.
Your Handy Companion to Devising and Physical Theatre
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book has been written with the aim of supporting those drama teachers who, with little experience of physical theatre themselves, have a genuine interest in the style and are keen to enthuse their students to use it in their work. The book includes a small amount of exercises to kick start the devising process, develop character and working with masks. Five short scripts are also included.
Principles and Practices of Lighting Design: The Art of Lighting Composition
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A complete handbook on Lighting Design with both Artistic and Technical approaches for the beginning to advanced lighting designer. Philip Gordon, PhD, LC, NCQLD, has written a "must have" handbook that includes applications and case studies as well as updated product advances, specifications, resources and guides. Suitable for educational programs, professionals and related design fields.
Art After Midnight: The East Village Scene
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the 1980s the art world turned upside down as punks and graffiti artists suddenly catapulted to center stage. This insightful book captures the social environment that launched artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, while chronicling the rise and fall of the East Village scene. Now updated with exclusive never-before-seen photos and images.
Spoilers Part 2 1995-2001
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Anne Billson has been writing about films for more than a quarter of a century. This is a selection of her published work.
Bare Essentials: Bras - Construction and Pattern Drafting for Lingerie Design
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 21,320. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
The Bare Essentials series is an invaluable resource for anyone entering into the field of lingerie design. This volume summarizes the basics of bra design, from sewing and construction to drafting and pattern grading; introducing these subjects in a manageable capacity.
It's the Artist's Life for Me!
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 176,840. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Valer!e Monroe Shakespeare died May 18,2011 Artist's dual-memoir a lifelong love-affair with his muse,together 24/7,48yrs. Kid from the wrong side of the stock car tracks. Thrust into NYCs world of high; art, society, celebrity scenes (Trumps, Kennedys, Cuomo, Liz Taylor, Bruce Springsteen, DeLorean, Kevin Kline, Warren Buffet, European Royalty; with life, cookbook & entertaining tip, 9/11 Tribeca
Anne Billson on Film 2009
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
For three years, Anne Billson wrote a film column for the Guardian newspaper which became obligatory reading for anyone interested in the world of cinema. She combines in-depth knowledge of her field with an eminently readable and unpretentious style and makes sometimes surprising and controversial observations with wit and elegance. Quite simply, she's a must-read for anyone who likes movies.
Billson Film Database: short reviews of over 4000 films
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 511,100. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
Anne Billson has collected short reviews of over 4000 films into one ebook. You won't find reviews of every film ever made, or of the latest blockbuster, but you will have fun browsing (and perhaps disagreeing with) the personal and often unorthodox opinions of a widely published and respected film writer. Find out which films made her laugh, which made her cry, and which have cats in them!
Line? The Creative Way for Actors to Quickly Memorize Monologues and Dialogues
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 54,440. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
ATTENTION ACTORS!!!!! If you've ever struggled to remember your lines, the creative memorization techniques taught in LINE? will help you break through your mental blocks. Jared Kelner has combined his experience as an actor and acting teacher with his expertise as a memory improvement trainer and created LINE? an imagination and sensory based process for actors to use when memorizing lines.
Barrier-Free Theatre: Including Everyone in Theatre Arts — in Schools, Recreation, and Arts Programs — Regardless of (Dis)Ability
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Price: $25.20 USD. Words: 168,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Idyll Arbor. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Theatre arts can “level the playing field” and empower participants of all ages. Dramatic interaction creates relationships that last long after a performance is over. Written for drama teachers, recreation leaders, special educators, therapists, and other group leaders.
Ten Steps to Better dSLR Photography - The Guide to Taking Control of Your Camera and the Images You Create
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Ten Steps to Better dSLR Photography is a guide to help digital SLR photographers take control of their camera and the images they create. Capturing great images with your dSLR should not be the occasional result of chance and luck. By taking control of your camera, its functions, and its settings you can begin to work with consistency and intention and take the photos you desire.
De la Cire au Bronze
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,620. Language: French. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Ce guide détaillé illustre une méthode facile pour créer une petite sculpture en bronze par soi même et à peu de frais. La méthode décrite est celle de la cire perdue et de la carapace de céramique comme l’utilise la plupart des fonderies commerciales. La méthode a simplement été adaptée pour la rendre possible à peu de frais pour un usage domestique.