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How to Draw Portraits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
How to Draw Portraits is a unique collection of techniques, terminology, and examples for the beginner and advanced graphite artist. Over one hundred illustrations support carefully reviewed explanations of elemental technique. Simulate skin texture with circularism. Find out how to draw hair, and how to break down complex shapes into simple abstract components.
Mode, où est ta victoire ?
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,750. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2013 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
La mode ne donne pas simplement du bonheur aux uns et des soucis aux autres, du travail à beaucoup, des obsessions à certains ; elle peut également être matière à pensée. La chose pouvait-elle surprendre ? Probablement pas, car, à bien y songer la mode se situe au carrefour des obsessions du contemporain. La mode c’est à la fois le corps et l’argent, la matière et le rapport à l’autre.
I,Win
Price: Free! Words: 20,280. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
At age 24 I decided to tell my story. Writing this autobiography gave me the opportunity to pay tribute to my family members who are passionate about life and have instilled this passion in me. My parents' extraordinary support, encouragment, and pure love were my foundation as I navigated life, overcame obstacles, and achieved successes as a young woman with cerebral palsy.
Don't Chew on the Sharp End of the Pencil
Price: Free! Words: 22,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
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A collection of writing stories to inspire authors and help laypeople find the writer within.
Bird and Nature Photography 101
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Welcome to Bird and Nature Photography 101! My name is David Hemmings, a world renowned and National Geographic published photography instructor. This eBook is designed to give you all the basics and functions of your camera and how to use them in the outdoors to take great images of birds and wildlife. Lots of useful info and tips to help you become a better bird and wildlife photographer!
Screenwriting Down to the Atoms: Digging Deeper into the Craft of Cinematic Storytelling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
"Screenwriting Down to the Atoms" represents the next generation of screenwriting guides. Using fresh approaches and new discoveries, "Atoms" looks closer and digs deeper to explore concepts in greater detail while pushing thought further with new, never before seen methods. Atoms allows readers to fully grasp the art of storytelling and execute it like never before.
Fotografía Digital Réflex Paso a Paso
Price: $6.87 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: Spanish. Published: February 11, 2013 and represented by Editorial Universus. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Este libro está destinado a aquellos que desean adentrarse en el mundo de la fotografía como pasatiempo, como una meta laboral o simplemente para capturar mejores tomas. Sea cual fuera tu situación, lo primero y más importante para iniciarte en fotografía es establecer los fundamentos esenciales de manera correcta.
Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,590. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Translated for the first time into English, Kirichenko’s absorbing account brings to life the history of Russia’s largest church--its origins, conception, the fits and starts of its planning and construction, the life that developed in and around the Cathedral, its demise in the Soviet period--and its recent reincarnation.
Film and Photography on the Front Range
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Film and Photography on the Front Range will acquaint the reader with the stories of many photographers of this Colorado region. From the earliest Rocky Mountain daguerreotypist in 1851, landscape pioneers, portraitists, silent filmmakers, theater commercial producers, fine arts photographers, to photojournalists, you will discover a picturesque history of Colorado image making.
Shelter in the Southwest - Early Dwellings of the Borderlands
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » American
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
Price: Free! Words: 37,510. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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.
Painting A Pathway Home
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 47,550. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,090. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
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.
Exit Stage Right: The Career Change Handbook for Performers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,400. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Actors, Singers, Musicians, Dancers: is it time for a change in your career? Exit Stage Right is your transition secret weapon: packed with principles vital to creating a successful career in any industry, learn how to move forward as a performer or transition gracefully to an entirely new role. Through advice, tools, and inspiring true stories, get the guidance you need to Exit Stage Right.
Tropes and Schemes: Stylistic devices to add character to your writing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Education, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
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.
No Talent Required: My Journey from Paint by Numbers to Art Instructor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,730. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint but were afraid you had no talent? This book will open your eyes to what it's all about. Talent is not required. Follow one woman's journey of discovery and share her stories of what it took to become an artist. Meet her teachers, the good and the bad. Share her years of learning from her students, the tips and tricks it takes to be an artist.
Line? The Creative Way for Actors to Quickly Memorize Monologues and Dialogues
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 54,440. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
ATTENTION ACTORS!!!!! If you've ever struggled to remember your lines, the creative memorization techniques taught in LINE? will help you break through your mental blocks. Jared Kelner has combined his experience as an actor and acting teacher with his expertise as a memory improvement trainer and created LINE? an imagination and sensory based process for actors to use when memorizing lines.
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
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, 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.