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Beading Fun 'n Stuff
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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.
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
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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.
How to Price Crafts and Things You Make to Sell
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Learn how to price crafts and things you make to sell with this easy-to-follow manual. Discover formulas and strategies to make your craft prices more profitable, when selling retail or wholesale, online or to stores and at craft shows. If you have considered starting a home business with things to make to sell or you are already selling crafts but fear you are losing money, you need this book.
Ken Kirkby. A Painter’s Quest for Canada
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You set the price! Words: 122,050. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
When Ken Kirkby unveiled his painting, Isumataq in Parliament on March 28, 1992, he had to make do with a 25-foot model and the first four panels of the painting itself. The original, at 152' long and 12' high would not fit into the building. But even the model brought tears to the eyes of the 301 members of Parliament and senators gathered there.
The Funniest People in Art: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $2.99 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.
Virtuism -- Philosophy and the Aesthetics of Virtue
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Virtuism is about the aesthetics of human virtue, how virtuous acts produce in us the same experience as great works of art. Witnessing or creating a virtuous act produces the aesthetic experience. The giving of the good feeling of the aesthetic or "art" experience gives evidence that life has a higher meaning. The book "Virtuism" also discusses other philosophical aspects of the virtue and art.
The Coolest People in Art: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $2.99 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.
Scriptease; the Hollywood Screenwriter's Little Black Book
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Get great results in your first draft! Scriptease goes beyond structure and character development, illustrating how conflict, stakes, and action integrate into every successful screenplay.
Why do My Ellipses look like Doughnuts? Plus 25 Solutions to Other Still Life Painting Peeves: Colour Theory, Tips and Techniques on Oil Painting Floral Art, Fruit, Crockery and More
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Tips 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.
Why do My Clouds Look like Cotton Wool? Plus 25 Solutions to Other Landscape Painting Peeves: Tips and Techniques on Oil Painting Landscapes for Beginners
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Help for landscape artists faced with why clouds look like cotton wool or why mountains look like inverted cones. With 26 chapters, troublesome issues are tackled including painting trees, reflections, buildings and related issues, such as colour mixing and painting on a budget. With over 100 images, 25,000 words, demo and glossary.
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…