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Why do My Ellipses look like Doughnuts? Plus 25 Solutions to Other Still Life Painting Peeves
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Advisory art book on still life oil painting. Troubleshooting chapters include: ‘I have no interesting objects to paint,’ and ‘how do I make glass look real in my painting?’ Other solutions on offer are for issues surrounding: ellipses, perspectives, backgrounds and colour mixing. With 26 chapters, a step by step demo, glossary, over 100 images and 25,000 words.
Copyright Wars Volume 3
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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.
Copyright Wars Volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 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.
Copyright Wars Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 24,360. Language: English. Published: September 1, 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.
Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society
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Price: Free! Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Ulrich's book Design provides a unifying framework for understanding how artifacts are created in society. His audience is students of design, and their instructors, from engineering, industrial design, architecture, or business. The treatment includes both a discussion of elements of design process (e.g., problem definition and exploration) as well as topical issues (e.g., aesthetics in design).
Spacetecture
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer aided design
Abridgment of the fully illustrated SPACETECTURE, part of a trilogy of books and interactive content exploring space and its transformation in the information age. The emphasis is on computing design applications, but the concept of space is also explored from an interdisciplinary approach ranging from geometry to psychology of perception.
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.
The Modern Moviemaking Movement
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Price: Free! Words: 31,330. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Inexpensive production technology coupled with the decline of traditional movie distribution has forever transformed the ways in which movies are marketed, seen and sold. These days, filmmakers must not only make great movies, but in order to prosper, modern moviemakers must now master crowdfunding, internet marketing and social media.
The Origins And Myths Of Modern Architecture
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,040. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The history of modern architecture is litered with misconceptions as to what constitutes modern architecture,these are the myths. Only by identitfying the origins can we be certain of what is truly modern architecture.
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.
Promenades parisiennes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: French. Published: May 3, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Mieux qu’un livre d’images ou de photographies le livre de Mihail Sebastian brosse un portrait de la France des années 1930. Sebastian fait surgir la permanence de la ville Lumière, par la description tour à tour passionnée, lucide, attendrie et ironique de ses écrivains, de ses peintres, de ses galeries, de ses ruelles, de la cité universitaire ou du Quartier latin…
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.
L'affaire
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,290. Language: French. Published: February 14, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
" L'affaire Soljenitsyne" rassemble l'ensemble des documents officiels concernant l'exclusion de Soljenitsyne de l'union des écrivains soviétiques en 1969.
Understanding Digital Photography: Techniques In Getting A Great Picture
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Price: $4.83 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Have you heard of, "There is more than meets the eye?" We use our eyes to view things in our environment. However, through time, man has devised ways on how to preserve the things normally seen and thus treasured, whether these are beautiful or not, and one of which is by using cameras. The images that are captured by cameras can make our eyes see things that have happened before.
You and The Arts -- Why Art Matters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,280. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Did you ever wonder? Why the arts are essential besides the giving of pleasure? What makes an artist function? What do the arts all have in common? Do the arts really help our health, education and economy? The answers are in this book YOU AND THE ARTS -- Why Art Matters
Master Realist Techniques in Colored Pencil Painting in 4 Weeks: Projects for Beginners
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Price: Free! Words: 28,480. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book is packed with information on tools and techniques for drawing still life, landscape, cityscape, textures, dew, glass and flowers. Each chapter contains multiple several step-by-step demonstrations accompanied by detailed commentary.
Zen Culture
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Price: Free! Words: 67,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Random House 1977 Zen History,Haiku, Ceramics, Archery, Landscape Garden, Stone Garden, Ink Landscape Scroll, Zen Architecture, Sword, Katana, No Theater, Noh Theater, Japanese Tea Ceremony, Flower arranging, Ikebana, Zen Ceramic Art, Raku, Shino, Ryoanji-ji “Highly recommended” The Center for Asian Studies “A connoisseur” NYC-FM “Hoover provides an excellent introduction
Straw Hats and Bicycles travels in Vietnam and Cambodia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Straw Hats and Bicycles is about a couple's travels in the depth of Vietnam and Cambodia. The eBook is illustrated with beautiful color photographs (only color if your have a color reader). The eBook combines travel, adventure and history. It is light, informative and entertaining. If you are to visit Vietnam or Cambodia, you'll find this book an interesting read and useful resource.
The James Bond Movie Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,300. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The James Bond Movie Guide is the ultimate source for this renowned movie franchise. With a collection of reviews and summaries for the 22 films, you will learn about each in detail and without fear of spoilers. A list of facts and cast for each film is included, along with series trivia, figures, and charts. Adding to the value are reviews for James Bond video games dating back to GoldenEye.
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!