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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
The Social Function of the Poster
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Price: $50.00 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Josep Renau was an influential Spanish artist, intellectual, and political activist during the Spanish Civil War, and one of the first of his peers to assess the poster’s role in society. In this treatise, first published in 1937, the artist records the history of the poster, establishes its taxonomy, and provides a critical analysis of mass-produced art that remains relevant today.
Lighting Design for Modern Houses of Worship
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Lighting Design for Modern Houses of Worship is a complete step-by-step guide to lighting design for people of all levels of experience. It covers everything from the basics of lighting, including the McCandless method, to more advanced topics like the "jewel" lighting method, lighting for video, color theory, rendering, visualization, documentation and paperwork.
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!
BIG BIM little bim - The Practical Approach to Building Information Modeling - Integrated Practice Done the Right Way!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The breakthrough book BIG BIM little bim gives practical approaches that architects, engineers, owners, educators, students and builders can understand and apply today. Based on twenty years of successful integrated projects, this book will help you to cut through the hype to achieve clarity about integrated practice and building information modeling.
The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta & Claribel Cone
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
For four and a half decades, Etta and Claribel Cone roamed artists' studios and art galleries in Europe, building one of the largest, most important art collections in the world. In 1949, they awarded all their holdings to the Baltimore Museum of Art. In 2002, that collection was valued at nearly $1 billion, making them two of the most philanthropic art collectors of our age. This is their story.
The Divine Mistake
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Price: $13.91 USD. Words: 106,920. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Sydney, then the Aboriginal community of Yirrkala, then South America, then New York, the artist Theresa Byrnes experiments with Iyengar yoga, acupuncture, psychic massage, tantric sex and even bondage. And while moving into a wheelchair on July 27, 1996, was “one of the saddest days in my life,” Byrnes later concedes the greater mobility “liberated me from my awkwardness.”
Wedding Photography Primer
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Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 42,090. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Start your own wedding photography business! Earning a second income from wedding photography is easy! Follow the simple steps in this E-Book and you will go from Joe Schmoe to WEDDING PRO in just 24 hours! Be in control of your finances during these tough economic times. Work as much or as little as you want! Earn full-time income working part-time! Learn both the business and artistic side!
"Seeding Art in Holy Grond"
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 20,490. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
This book is based upon the mandate "Neglect not the gift" and the responsibilities that are implicit. It brings together a collection of stories that speak to the process of becoming artisticly whole. My experiences as an artist and director of an arts ministry provides credibility in the recognition of the arts renaissance that is currently underway internationally; and finding our place in it.