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Heroes of the Icon
You set the price! Words: 60,010. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book présents three studies related to Orthodox icons: 1) the three decisive moments in history when the understanding of what a Christian image is was hammered out; 2) a lexicon of ten adjectives which describe the various aspects of iconography; and 3) the lives of artists who, by the exercise of their talent, have attained great holiness: the saint iconographers.
How to Learn to Dance in Colombia
Price: Free! Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Thinking of going dancing in Colombia? Why be the foreigner watching dejectedly from the sidelines, when you can be up there shaking your stuff and having fun with the locals? Buy this guide and be ahead of the game.
Romanesque Art and Icons + Other Iconographic Studies
You set the price! Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This collection deals with the general theme of Orthodox icons. It is a series of five essays on this subject and one autobiographical writing about the author's involvement in the Ecumenical Movement: Romanesque images and icons, icons as tools for interpreting the Bible, images of Sophia (Wisdom), icons and the Ecumenical Movement, blessing icons, and an autobiographical note.
The Design Mind
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 25,280. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
The Design Mind is an encompassing look into Deep Design and the human psychology surrounding it. Our modern obsession with making things stems from our ancient past and of figuring things out to solve problems. This is a journey within that history as we look for the origins of design and discover where it places us in the present. We shall discover the seeds of our creative human selves.
A Garden for Life Mary Greig & the Royston Rhododendrons
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 48,930. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
This is the story of Ted and Mary Greig and their Rhododendrons. They began a garden, using local sandstone to build rock walls and seaweed and peat to build up the soil. The Greigs love of the mountains, native plants and gardens led them to meet some extraordinary people. A selection of the large Rhododendrons ended up in Vancouver and Victoria Parks.
Lives & Times Portrait Photography Book For Beating Bowel Cancer
Price: $7.53 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
The book features a collection of photographs of various people, and anecdotal stories about the photos. All proceeds are donated to the Beating Bowel Cancer charity. Includes Katherine Grainger CBE, Sir Steve Redgrave, Gabby Logan, Nadine Dorries, Lorraine Kelly, Christopher Biggins, Gail Porter, Alan Davies, Status Quo, and many others.
Movie Outlaw
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 140,590. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
From filmmaker and journalist Mike Watt comes a new collection of essays focusing on more than 70 "underseen" films. These include "lost" films like Johnny Depp's directorial debut, "The Brave"; "Don's Plum", the film that Leo DiCaprio sued to hide from the public; Mauritzio Nichetti's sexy live-action/animated comedy "Volere Volare"; "The Ghastly Love of Johnny X", the last 35mm b&w sf musical!
Movie Outlaw Rides Again!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 193,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
From filmmaker and journalist Mike Watt comes a the long-awaited SEQUEL to the beloved Movie Outlaw collection. Brand new collection of essays focusing on another 70 "undeservedly underseen" films, such as, "Crazy Moon" starring a Keifer Sutherland; the hilarious "Frankenhooker"; "Jane White is Sick and Twisted"; Terry Southern's "The Magic Christian", "Nightbreed", "Cafe Flesh", and more!
Beyond Beginners: Advanced Soapmaking for the Rest of Us - Books One & Two
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
In Beyond Beginners: Advanced Soapmaking for the Rest of Us, author Darren Jorgensen imparts his considerable soapmaking knowledge that will take you from novice or beginner soapmaker to advanced soapmaker. Using all kinds of additives and alternative liquids in his "exercises" Jorgensen will teach you all sorts of advanced techniques. His ruminations on producing and selling soap are invaluable.
Lightfoot Dancing: An Australian-Indian Affair
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 137,920. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
With echoes of 'Heat and Dust' the author goes in search of her Aunt Louise’s life in British-Raj India. The love affair she finds is a deep enduring connection with Indian classical dance, and how Louise Lightfoot led a romantic, remarkable and truly independent life to promote Indian dance world-wide. A true story, it is part biography, part dance history, part inter-generational memoir.
LES CHRÉTIENS ET LES IMAGES : Les attitudes envers l’art dans l'Église ancienne
You set the price! Words: 54,340. Language: French. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Cette étude cherche à savoir si les premiers chrétiens étaient hostiles aux images à cause du 2e commandement. Certains affirment qu'ils n'avaient pas d'images et qu'ils considéraient celles-ci comme des idoles. Ce livre s'oppose à ce point de vue et appuie la notion que la tradition chrétienne est ouverte à l'expression de la foi par les arts.
The Ultimate Green Roof Guide
Price: $39.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A detailed guide for home owners, real estate decision makers, students, community leaders, visionaries, & dreamers ready to rock the world with greenroof infrastructure.
Virus, and other stories
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Eloquent storytellers have been boasted about for thousands of years. Their words etched in the minds of the collective human spirit for all time, these men and women are legendary, but very few of their tales rang true. That was the beauty of what they were able to do – change lives, sometimes on a grand scale; most of the time, their tales only served to provide a momentary reprieve
Il Tango E' Sempre Una Storia d'Amore
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,890. Language: Italian. Published: November 5, 2015 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Il tango argentino e' sempre piu' popolare al di fuori di Buenos Aires, ma molti pregiudizi e false credenze sono svelate da questo libretto che illustra invece la vera essenza del ballo originale.
L'art, l'icône et la Russie : Documents russes sur l'art et l'icône du XVIe siècle au XVIIIe siècle
You set the price! Words: 114,450. Language: French. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Ce livre présente aux lecteurs occidentaux pour la première fois treize textes qui révèlent les controverses en Russie ancienne sur l'art de l'icône. Jusqu'à maintenant, ces documents n'étaient disponibles qu'aux spécialistes de la littérature russes, mais avec la publication de ce livre, le public francophone aura un plus grand accès à ces écrits, ainsi qu'à quelques études russes les concernant.
Paper Hearts, Volume 1: Some Writing Advice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,770. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Practical advice meets real experience as NY Times bestselling author Beth Revis speaks on writing. A combination of philosophy and hands-on activities, this book is perfect for the aspiring author. Save the Cat meets Bird by Bird in the first of three volumes on writing, publishing, and marketing.
Structured Fabrics: Checks, Plaids and Stripes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,620. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General
In this clever and fun art quilt ebook, Structured Fabrics: Checks, Stripes and Plaids, explore a creative way to give new life to previously unused fabrics, scraps and embellishments in your stash. Fast sewing, with a thoughtful eye to color and value, moves the work along quickly and successfully. Make ATCs, wearables, accessories or one-off works of art—the designs and choices are up to you!
Compra EL CRUCE y llévate gratis APRENDE A DIBUJAR EN UNA HORA
Price: $9.08 USD. Words: 35,240. Language: Spanish. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Compra EL CRUCE, la nueva novela de J. K. Vélez, y llévate gratis APRENDE A DIBUJAR EN UNA HORA de R. Brand Aubery.
Cosplay - The Beginner's Masterclass: A Guide To Cosplay Culture & Costume Making: Finding Materials, Planning, Ideas, How To Make Clothing, Props & Enjoy Conventions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,160. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Two veteran cosplayers - Miyuu Takahara and Kenji Weston - have teamed up their experience and skills to give cosplay newcomers the guide they deserve. Expertly composed, this book contains hundreds of images, many of which illustrate the advice, instruction and ideas offered. Topics and techniques are explained in easy to understand, straightforward yet highly detailed manner.
Architect and Entrepreneur: A Field Guide to Building, Branding, and Marketing Your Startup Design Business
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,140. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Part narrative, part business book; Architect + Entrepreneur is filled with contemporary advice, from a seasoned professional architect building a new business. The guide advocates novel strategies and tools that merge entrepreneurship with the practice of architecture and interior design.