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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.
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.
Shaping Stone - Volume One - The Art of Carving Soapstone
By Stephen C Norton
Series: Shaping Stone, Book 1. Price: $24.95 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Learn to Carve Soapstone! This easy to follow guide shows you how to select stone, see the image inside, the tools needed, the professional techniques to use, and how to take a block of dusty soapstone and carve it into a beautiful, polished piece of art, worthy of a master sculptor! Sound interesting? Well, buy the book, grab a few tools and a chunk of soapstone, and let’s start carving.
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
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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.
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.
Photography Wisdom
By Wayne Cosshall
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,610. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Whatever your experience in photography, Photography Wisdom will help you to make your images better by giving you new tools, insights and ways of thinking about your photography. Fifty great tips and extensive illustrations guide you through a process of loosening up, being more creative and taking better photos.
Scriptease; the Hollywood Screenwriter's Little Black Book
By Kevin T. Stein
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
By Rachel Shirley
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
By Wayne Borean
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.
L'Ercole di Piero, tra mito e realtà
By Roberto Manescalchi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,120. Language: Italian. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Terre di Piero® è una collana dedicata a studi e opere di Piero della Francesca. Un luogo per la mente e la bellezza. www.terredipiero.com
Copyright Wars Volume 2
By Wayne Borean
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
By Wayne Borean
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.
Ten Steps to Better dSLR Photography - The Guide to Taking Control of Your Camera and the Images You Create
By Douglas Klostermann
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Ten Steps to Better dSLR Photography is a guide to help digital SLR photographers take control of their camera and the images they create. Capturing great images with your dSLR should not be the occasional result of chance and luck. By taking control of your camera, its functions, and its settings you can begin to work with consistency and intention and take the photos you desire.
Kunstwerke von Liebe geschaffen
By Ludovít Bari
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,040. Language: German. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
53 Kapitel, 48 Seiten in Farbe, davon 18 Seiten mit Musikinstrumenten und 30 Seiten mit Zeichnungen, Bildern, Reliefs, Skulpturen und Fotografien. Kurzbeschreibung: Das Buch mit drei Themen: 1. Das Leben des Autors von seiner Kindheit bis zur Gegenwart 2. Ansichten des Autors auf Kunst, Leben, Menschheit und Natur 3. Vorgehensweise bei Entstehung der Bild
Díla tvořená láskou
By Ludovít Bari
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: Czech. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
53 kapitol,48 barevných stran z toho 18 stran nástrojů, zbytek obrazy -kresby - reliéfy - plastiky a fotografie.:Chronologické kapitoly lze seřadit do tří kategorií:1. průřez životem Luďka Bariho, počínaje dětstvím a konče současností2. umělcův náhled na umění, život, lidstvo a přírodu3. popisy postupů při malování,tvorbě reliéfů a hudebních nástrojů
Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society
By Karl Ulrich
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).
Canon 7D Experience - The Still Photographer's Guide to Operation and Image Creation With the Canon EOS 7D
By Douglas Klostermann
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,390. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Canon 7D Experience is an e-book user's guide for the Canon EOS 7D that goes beyond the manual to help you learn the features, settings, and controls of this camera, plus when and why to use them in your photography. Learn to use your EOS 7D quickly and competently, to consistently capture the images you desire. Take control of your camera, the image taking process, and the images you create!
Spacetecture
By Daniela Bertol
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.
Barrier-Free Theatre: Including Everyone in Theatre Arts — in Schools, Recreation, and Arts Programs — Regardless of (Dis)Ability
By Sally Bailey
Price: $25.20 USD. Words: 168,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Idyll Arbor. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Theatre arts can “level the playing field” and empower participants of all ages. Dramatic interaction creates relationships that last long after a performance is over. Written for drama teachers, recreation leaders, special educators, therapists, and other group leaders.
Entitled Scrapbooking - A Resource for Page Title Ideas
By Autumn Craig
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.