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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.
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!
The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta & Claribel Cone
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
For four and a half decades, Etta and Claribel Cone roamed artists' studios and art galleries in Europe, building one of the largest, most important art collections in the world. In 1949, they awarded all their holdings to the Baltimore Museum of Art. In 2002, that collection was valued at nearly $1 billion, making them two of the most philanthropic art collectors of our age. This is their story.
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.
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.
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.
Opera 101 Part III
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Price: Free! Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Part III of the series of introductory works on opera deals exclusively with Verdi and his works:Rigoletto, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Un Ballo in Maschera, Aida, Otello, and Falstaff.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Art After Midnight: The East Village Scene
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,640. 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.
Stasis Leaked Complete: The Unofficial Behind the Scenes Guide to Red Dwarf
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,680. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Elly Books. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Based on interviews with the cast and crew, this book goes behind the scenes of the successful space comedy, Red Dwarf. With chapters on every episode, it reveals how the series was made, and tells the stories of what happened on and off set. Why did Holly leave? How did Cat lose his teeth? What happened when the writers split up? All these questions are answered, and more.
Golden Sojourn in Bollywood Wonderland
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 235,410. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book (Volume I) contains published articles of the author in various Indian Publications between 1959- 2009 about Bollywood - Hindi Film Industry based in Mumbai. Interviews of top Bollywood celebrities, Year-wise analytical/statistical surveys, Polls results, Celebrity bashes and events, Detailed psycho-analytical review of favorite films, Analytical articles, Star nostalgia and gossip.
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.
Death of American Architecture
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
American architecture is dying a slow, agonizing death, akin to a disease that eats away at the human spirit. The individualist creative minds in American architecture flourished between the World Wars - Organic, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco. Now the death toll rings monotonously as artistic endeavors of architectural design melt into mediocrity. Greatness is poorly imitated and rarely improved upon.
Exit Stage Right: The Career Change Handbook for Performers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,400. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Actors, Singers, Musicians, Dancers: is it time for a change in your career? Exit Stage Right is your transition secret weapon: packed with principles vital to creating a successful career in any industry, learn how to move forward as a performer or transition gracefully to an entirely new role. Through advice, tools, and inspiring true stories, get the guidance you need to Exit Stage Right.
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.
Harmonious Color Schemes; no-nonsense approach using the Color Wheel
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Learn to use The Color Wheel as a tool to help achieve color harmony in your paintings and discover how it serves to simplify color mixing. This approach is suitable for the beginner student as well as the professional artist and It can be applied to any subject or style of art forms. Color harmony is essential to all good art no matter the medium, subject or style.