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Shelter in the Southwest - Early Dwellings of the Borderlands
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The prospect of building a house must have been daunting for early nineteenth century newcomers to the desert regions—no timber or stone, no iron hinges or window glass—a hundred things that seem necessities. It was here that residents already settled provided a model in the adobe house. Reeve-Kidney meticulously documents this fascinating chapter of of architectural history.
50 Years of Ghost Movies
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Price: Free! Words: 37,510. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Covering the classics from 1935 to 1985, 50 Years of Ghost Movies clearly shows the evolution of the genre from all its facets, including comedy, suspense, mystery, and horror. Each film listed in chronological order by year, and alphabetized for easy reference is described in flash-format with a brief synopsis, while others are spotlighted and reviewed in full.
Strung Out To Die
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Holly Harper's life is finally getting back on the right track after her divorce from "what's his name." When Doug ends up dead on the floor of The Beaded Dragonfly with a string of cat eye beads around his neck, it’s up to Holly to figure out who is framing her.
Painting A Pathway Home
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 47,550. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Painting is a pathway to self realization.Each aspect of the painting process, color,form, texture holds its own unique spiritual meaning. Ross G. Drago carefully expresses this meaning and shares a lifetime of painting insights in Painting a Pathway Home.Regardless of your painting style,the words contained in this book will deepen your relationship to painting and bring you closer to your self.
Animal Movies Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,090. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Designed especially for animal-loving movie buffs, this all-inclusive film reference contains 90 complete reviews of movies in which a primary character is an animal (genres include animated, western, horror, comedy, drama, and more). There are flash reviews and synopses of nearly 1,000 animal movies spanning from the 1920s to the present.
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.
A City Beautiful Dream: The 1912 Vision for Colorado Springs
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The city’s potential was clear to civic architect Charles Mulford Robinson, though he acknowledged the city’s previous planning mistakes and ill-conceived design choices, like the grid of wide streets and the “unfortunate spacing” of median “parking strips” on Cascade Avenue. Robinson’s recommendations, reproduced as this book, were formed from his observations described in two reports.
Tropes and Schemes: Stylistic devices to add character to your writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Education
Tropes and schemes are stylistic devices that add sophistication to your writing and speaking. I have included 69 tropes and schemes with explanations and examples. If you are writing your first book, write short stories or want to improve your language, you will find this e-book helpful.
Why do My Skin Tones Look Lifeless? Plus 25 Solutions to Other Portrait Painting Peeves: Tips and Techniques on Oil Painting Portraits, Mixing Skin Colours, Eyes, Hair and More
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
A troubleshooting guide for portrait painters, this invaluable guide tackles each element separately. Find sections on starting out in portraiture, common problems with eyes, different-coloured hair, noses and remedial techniques. Find out the essential pigments to capture skin tones and much more. With over 150 images.
Printers' Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Printers Tales is a compilation of over 30 stories, from various authors, about the printing industry in the pre-digital age.
Chapter 1 - Color Management (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Simply put, color management is the controlled process of converting color between different devices with the end goal of obtaining repeatable and as closely matched color reproductions as possible on each of the various devices. In other words, we want to set up a process where all of our devices speak the same language and interpret color the same way.
Portrait Painting in Oil: 10 Step by Step Guides from Old Masters: Learn to Paint Portraits via Detailed Oil Painting Demonstrations
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,010. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
A guide for portrait painters, this book outlines 10 step by step demos on how to paint portraits in oils copied from old masters including Botticelli, Velazquez, Rossetti, Delacroix, Gauguin and more. Find preliminary chapters on preparing for portrait painting and troubleshooting common problems. Numerous techniques are explored. Contains 218 images.
100 Secrets for a $100,000 Career in Microstock Photography
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
I went from $0 to $100,000 annually in just a few years as a contributor to microstock photography websites. I achieved this in my spare time, just a few hours a day, building a strategy for how to generate a LOT of downloads for my work. Microstock is very competitive, but most people don't practice the tips in this guide. If you follow these steps, you'll get a huge edge over your competition.
Famous Quotes on Movies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Read them, love them, quote them, the often witty, the often cerebral, and sometimes even hilarious quotes of this book. Find the perpetual diamonds of wisdom and truth, while enjoying the rest.
Pellegrino di cemento. Le Voyage d'Orient a 100 anni da Le Corbusier
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 35,060. Language: Italian. Published: July 16, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Nel 1911 Le Corbusier intraprese un viaggio che lo avrebbe condotto attraverso la Germania, la Boemia, l’Austria, i Balcani, la Romania, la Bulgaria, l’Ungheria, Istanbul, Atene, fino al Monte Athos, per poi ricondurlo in Svizzera attraverso l’Italia. Chiamò l’esperienza “Voyage d’Orient”. Oggi cosa rimane? Perché non raccontare il viaggio di Le Corbusier cento anni dopo, ripercorrendolo?
Whence Veracity: can photographs be trusted?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This book examines if traditional and digital photographs can be truthful renditions of the world. It traces the history of photography’s veracity and explores characteristics of photographs that aid or preclude veracity. It outlines factors that continue a belief in photography's high veracity, drawing conclusions in light of post-referential pictures
Locked Into Cinema
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The author goes beyond reviewing hundreds of films and instead analyzes the political framework in which these movies have appeared.
Instant Songwriting: Musical Improv from Dunce to Diva Part 4 (Diva Level)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Composition
This is the fourth and final part to Instant Songwriting - the ultimate how-to book for musical improvisers and an excellent resource for songwriters. Nancy Howland Walker guides you with clear, logical and fun step-by-step exercises, from the very basics of putting a song together, to highly advanced song techniques. Musical tracks accompany each exercise so you can practice and master each step.
Get Started in Stock
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
In the updated second edition of this book, you will find all the learning I have gained since I started with stock photography in 2007. Armed with this knowledge, you can confidently start to make money from your own photos. Why waste time on web forums trying to piece together the best way to cash in on your photos - this book contains everything you need to know!
101Tips to Sell More Art
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,110. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
A “magic” formula and over 101 tips gained from real world experience are packed into a new eBook to help artists sell their artwork. 101 Tips to Sell More Art applies that formula, offers insight and inspiration and provides a truckload of useful internet resource links for artists.