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Art After Midnight: The East Village Scene
By Steven Hager
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.
Drawing Realistic Animals from Photographs
By Venice Kichura
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
“Drawing Realistic Animals from Photographs” is an article (about 7,000 words) offering tips on how to depict lifelike drawings of animals. Although most of the book deals with drawing dogs, there’s information on drawing features of other animals. Besides tips on drawing in pencil, the book deals with using colored pencils. Included at the end are 24 photos of drawings.
Building a Home in a Silo
By Glenn W. Worthington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The author found an abandoned, 50-year-old grain silo and made it into a 5-story round house. In this true story he tells his challenges and triumphs in completing this difficult task of transformation without any blueprints. Numerous photographs from the project are shown so the reader can visualize this unique building project.
Sea Essentials
By Massimo Conti
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Ocean shelling exposes its collection of essential bonded by the sea, with the usual touch of art that characterizes each of their publications
Beading Fun 'n Stuff
By Bonnie Gibson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,930. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: 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.
Images that Sell
By David Bigwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Showing over 30 images that have been published. A useful handbook for freelance photographers.
Images of Eastbourne & Beachy Head
By Paul Powici
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
A book of images of Eastbourne seafront and the countryside/cliffs at Beachy Head.
Anne Billson on Film 2009
By Anne Billson
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.
A Photographer's Guide to the Puuc Route
By Seldom Scene Photography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Part of a series of eBooks on photography at Maya ruins, "A Photographer's Guide to the Puuc Route" goes far beyond the usual tour books. It's a comprehensive guide to Kabah, Sayil, Xlapak, and Labná -- with an eye toward making the photographs you take there the very best they can be.
A Photographer's Guide to Uxmal
By Seldom Scene Photography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Part of a series of eBooks on photography at Maya ruins, "A Photographer's Guide to Uxmal" goes far beyond the usual tour books. It's a comprehensive guide to the ruins, with an eye toward making the photographs you take there the very best they can be.
14 Fun Facts About the White House: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
It is the house where the President lives and a symbol of the American Nation. How much do you know about the White House? Who chose the site for the original White House? What was the original name for the White House? Who actually built the White House? How many times has the White House been burned? How many floors does the White House have? Learn more about the White House in this book.
14 Fun Facts About the Washington Monument: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
The Washington Monument took over 50 years to build and it has stood for over 100 years. How much do you know about this magnificent monument. How thick are the walls at the base of the monument? Why is the Monument made up of two different colors of marble? Why is are there stones from other places in the monument. Find out more about the Washington Monument with these 14 fun facts!
From Point & Shoot to DSLR: A Compact Guide to Transitioning to an Interchangeable-Lens Camera
By Bob Gallimore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Easier to understand than a camera manual and shorter than a 400-page how-to book, this compact guide is designed to quickly introduce the various modes available on your DSLR so that you can begin using each one as soon as possible.
8 Types Of Natural Light That Will Add Drama To Your Photographs
By Anne McKinnell
Price: Free! Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
The first step to becoming a better nature photographer is to understand light. Discover the 8 types of natural light and learn techniques you can use to increase the quality and dramatic effect of your images. Key Features: how to make flowers glow; create dramatic silhouettes; how to emphasize texture; learn what to do on an overcast day ... and more! Turn your snapshots into fine art.
Michigan Covered Bridges
By Harold Stiver
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Michigan's 6 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a detailed review of the various Truss Types.
How to Knit Slippers
By Janis Websdale
Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
One of the most practical and easy things to knit are slippers. This is a great pattern to practice if you are a new knitter as it only uses very basic stitches. With this pattern, anyone can create slippers for adults from a woman's size 7-12 or a man's 6-11.
Artifice and The Ideal: Classical Figuration Today
By Elsie Russell
Price: Free! Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A survey and history of contemporary classical painting and the role that the classical arts of the past played in shaping its development.
Massachusetts Covered Bridges
By Harold Stiver
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Massachusetts 11 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Cat Toy Knitting Pattern
By Jenn Wisbeck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 700. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting
Mouse Knitting Pattern: Catnip Cat Toy with Curly Tail Quick and easy cat toy perfect for using up those bits and pieces of leftover yarn. Mouse is knit flat, then seamed and stuffed. You can knit the mouse in any yarn you like- just make sure your stitches are tight so the stuffing doesn’t fall out. There are two versions- rounded nose or pointed.
Kleine Babies Amigurumi Häkelanleitung
By Sayjai
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: German. Published: December 23, 2011 by K and J Dolls. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Häkelanleitung für ausgestopfte kleine Puppen. Detaillierte Anweisungen und acht Bilder helfen Ihnen die Babies zu machen.