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Exploring da Vinci’s Last Supper
By Catherine Jaime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
(4.00 from 1 review)
How did Leonardo paint his Last Supper mural? Why is it so famous? Why is it in such bad shape? This short e-book attempts to give the reader a look at those questions and numerous other ones. A great intro those who want "just a little bit more" on this intriguing topic.
Tutti i colori del mare
By Maria Pia Pezzali
Price: Free! Words: 4,500. Language: Italian. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Alla scoperta degli incredibili colori del mare, abitato da innumerevoli organismi viventi, dove le immagini valgono più di mille parole
The Creative Image
By Andrew S Gibson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Sometimes as photographers it's difficult to find inspiration and ideas. So I put this short eBook together and came up with ten projects to spark your imagination. There's nothing technical here; just some good advice and beautiful images that should encourage you to go out and try some new things.
Painting with Thread
By Venice Kichura
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
“Painting with Thread” is an article, containing more than 5,000 words, that provides tips and information on using embroidery to create realistic needle art in subjects such as birds and flowers. It describes materials, stitches, design transfer methods and other ideas in thread painting. Photos and helpful links are also included.
Tips for Producing Realistic Pencil Drawings
By Venice Kichura
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
“Tips for Producing Realistic Pencil Drawings” is an instructional guide for drawing lifelike drawings. This article contains tips from the artist, besides well-known artists who’ve discovered ways to make their drawings realistic by blending tones. Also contained in the book are drawings of the artists and useful links where readers can find art instructional books that have inspired her.
Cross Stitch 101
By Venice Kichura
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General
Cross Stitch 101 is an article that gives helpful tips and information on cross stitching and shows how this needlework craft can be made easier thanks to techniques such as gridding your fabric. It explains techniques such as railroading, which helps your needlework look neater. Besides offering useful links, Cross Stitch 101 also includes color photos of finished and unfinished projects.
The Funniest People in Art: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 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.
How to Knit Slippers Just Like Granny Made
By Janis Websdale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
One of my favourite things to knit...slippers just like Grandma used to make. This pattern includes instructions to make slippers that will fit adults from a woman's size 7-12 and a man's 6-13.
Photometamorphia
By Webster Terhune
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 440. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A series of artwork created in Adobe Photoshop from scans of nature- a blade of grass, a shell, a flower petal...
Circuit Oct-Dec 2011
By AWACAG
Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011 by Image Lab. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Circuit is the comprehensive exhibition listing for West Australian contemporary art galleries and museums published quarterly.
The Coolest People in Art: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 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.
How to Knit Sheep Slippers
By Janis Websdale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
This is a basic how-to on making adult sized sheep slippers. It's recommended that you have some knitting experience and that you know how to knit socks on double pointed needles. The tutorial includes detailed instructions how to make these adorable slippers and includes lots of photos to help you along the way.
Make a Beautiful Seed Bead Bracelet
By Janis Websdale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This is a basic how to on making these woven seed bead bracelets. Not only does this make a beautiful bracelet, but this method can also be applied to other jewelry like necklaces. These instructions, with numerous detailed photos, are for the basic bracelet, but anyone can add their embellishments and ideas to create a unique piece.
Harris:Photographic View
By Paul and Mhairi Carroll
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A photographic essay on the Isle of Harris, off the west coast of Scotland, containing sixty images; each taken and described by the authors who are on a journey to appreciate fully the beauty of the island. Alongside the images is a description of the where to find the locations, photography tips and a wonderfully written background to the history and culture of the island.
Red Devil Amigurumi Crochet Pattern
By MrsDevil
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by K and J Dolls. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Crochet pattern to make a devil doll. This type of doll is called an Amigurumi. The design is from MrsDevil. It has been translated into English and published by Sayjai of K and J Dolls.
Photo YOU
By Twinkie Artcat
Series: Twinkie PhotoBook, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 510. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Growing Up
A lifestyle photography photos collection of children living in SINGAPORE. Sweet, cute and naughty action captured by photographer Twinkie Artcat. 62 full color 600 x 800 pixels picture files.
معماری برای تندرستی و شادزیستی همگان
By Seyed Morteza Moossavi
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 30. Language: Persian. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
این کتاب شما را با دانش واستو ویدیا، دانشی که طی هزاران سال، توسط اندیشمندان معمار هند، بر پایه ی ارتباط فضای زندگی انسان در زمین با سیارات منظومه ی شمسی استوار است، آشنا می سازد. This is a book about Vastu Vidya (Vedic Architecture).
Triptychs: A 'Nam Marine's Now and Then
By Andy Syor Henry Avignon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Laugh, cry, and experience your own flashbulb moment of clarity as the story of a year in combat unfolds in this linked series of poems, photosculpture, and flash memoir.
Copyright Wars Volume 3
By Wayne Borean
Price: Free! Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
A collection of blog postings covering the copyright wars in Canada. While it's Canadian specific, many of the same things have happened in other countries.
Some Violets of Eastern Japan
By Daniel H. Wieczorek
Price: $2.39 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
A PHOTO book showing some of the species of Violets which can be found in Eastern Japan. The authors have been photographing Violets for about 8 years and have finally put together this collection of Violets photos showing what a visitor to the forests and mountains of Eastern Japan can hope to find in the spring of the year. This book lists scientific names as well as the Japanese common names.