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How to Make Handmade Jewelry - Your Step-By-Step Guide to Making Handmade Jewelry
By HowExpert Press
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Ever wanted to make your own jewelry? Well now you can with this detailed and instructive guide. You’ll amaze your friends and family when you tell them that amazing jewelry piece was made by you. Complete with full color photos the author guides you through step-by-step. Even if you’ve done some jewelry making before this guide is chock full of great information.
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.
Little Babies Amigurumi Crochet Pattern
By Sayjai
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011 by K and J Dolls. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Skill level: Easy crochet pattern This pattern uses US crochet terms. It has detailed instructions and 8 images to help you make these little dolls. The babies are 3 inches/ 7.5 cm high
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.
Impressions of Tulou
By mustanginvestments
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
During the 1980s, Americans saw via satellite images what they thought were missile-launching silos dotting the countryside of Southeast China. The so-called silos turned out to be the tulou, one of China's best-kept architectural secrets. Author Wu Yiyu shares his experiences with these remarkable earth and wood structures, complete with his own drawings.
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.
Improve Your DSLR Videography
By Jim Harmer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Thousands of photographers have dabbled with DSLR video since it introduced itself onto DSLR cameras a few years ago, but few photographers have learned the essentials of videography. This book is the essential guide for photographers who want to learn to produce wedding videos, short films, or other videos. This book assumes that the reader already understands the basics of still photography.
Controlling Creative Clutter Third Edition
By Diane Dobson Barton
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
How to keep clutter and disorganization of your supplies from preventing you from being a creative and productive artist.
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...
Virtuism -- Philosophy and the Aesthetics of Virtue
By Robert Pearson
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.
Landscape Painting In Oils: Twenty Step by Step Guides
By Rachel Shirley
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 19,240. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
This oil painting guidebook contains 20 step by step painting demonstrations on landscape art on various subject matter and techniques. With preparatory chapters, troubleshooting tips and full instructions on how each painting was completed. Book’s statistics: 19,000 words and 187 colour images.
Christmas Crochet Patterns
By Sayjai
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by K and J Dolls. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Crochet patterns to make Christmas dolls: Santa Claus, a snowman and a Christmas tree. These are Japanese style Amigurumi dolls. The patterns use US crochet terms. The Santa Claus doll will be around 5 inches tall.
Principles and Practices of Lighting Design: The Art of Lighting Composition
By Dr. Philip Gordon, PhD
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A complete handbook on Lighting Design with both Artistic and Technical approaches for the beginning to advanced lighting designer. Philip Gordon, PhD, LC, NCQLD, has written a "must have" handbook that includes applications and case studies as well as updated product advances, specifications, resources and guides. Suitable for educational programs, professionals and related design fields.
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.