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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.
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.
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Film and Photography on the Front Range
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Film and Photography on the Front Range will acquaint the reader with the stories of many photographers of this Colorado region. From the earliest Rocky Mountain daguerreotypist in 1851, landscape pioneers, portraitists, silent filmmakers, theater commercial producers, fine arts photographers, to photojournalists, you will discover a picturesque history of Colorado image making.
Bruce Conner: in the Estheticization of Violence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,300. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Someday Bruce Conner will be considered as a pioneer of the post-modern aesthetic trend, along with the likes of Lawrence Stern or Marcel Duchamp. Strange claim you may think since none of them really created during the post-modern era. This claim is made clear in this book, which covers the filmic work of Bruce Conner, the pioneer of found footage filmmaking, so well-known nowadays for having
Nikon D7000 Experience - The Still Photographer's Guide to Operation and Image Creation with the Nikon D7000
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,060. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Nikon D7000 Experience is an e-book user's guide that goes beyond the D7000 manual to help you learn when and why to use the various features, controls, and custom settings of this powerful camera. LEARN to use your D7000, quickly and competently, to create the types of images you want to capture. TAKE CONTROL of your camera, the image taking process, and the photos you create!
Videographer's Audio Handbook
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Videographers' Audio Handbook s designed for media students, working videographers, and the home video enthusiast. By using the sound principles discussed in this book and by applying the specific work related explanations, the reader will improve on the overall sound quality of their video projects.
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.
Architecture and City in Islam
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,190. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam
The book submits the idea that ─░slamic cities have given up their cultural values for the sake of westernization, and offers solutions on how to correct the situation. T.Cansever is the only person ever to have won the Aga Khan award twice. Drawing on knowledge of both contemporary and conventional masters, Cansever explores the possibilities of basing the layout of a city on Islamic ideas.
Fotografía Digital Réflex Paso a Paso
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Price: $6.87 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: Spanish. Published: February 11, 2013 and represented by Editorial Universus. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Este libro está destinado a aquellos que desean adentrarse en el mundo de la fotografía como pasatiempo, como una meta laboral o simplemente para capturar mejores tomas. Sea cual fuera tu situación, lo primero y más importante para iniciarte en fotografía es establecer los fundamentos esenciales de manera correcta.