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Building Your Own Home - Tips, Techniques and Thoughts for the Owner-Builder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A detailed, valuable resource for building an energy efficient, comfortable and “sustainable” home. Contains 23 chapters with more than 60 photos & diagrams. Some topics: Insulation, design & proportion, size & layout, construction methods, Passive Solar Design, rainwater harvesting, plumbing, sustainable heating, cooling, hot water, cooking, alternative energy, adobe, steel.
The Shy Artist's Guide to Answering Questions: How to respond to all those annoying questions and comments you get from your customers
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
How many times have you heard, "Do you make these?" or, "I'll be back?" If you want to get your work out into the world, you're going to have to talk to people. And, you'll to have to respond to the same questions and comments repeatedly. This book is filled with best ways to respond to the most common questions and comments that you might hear when showing your art or craft in public.
Dance and Its Audience: Appreciating the Art of Movement
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book was designed for use in a one-semester dance appreciation survey class. As such, I have attempted to limit the information provided to that which can be covered comfortably. This means that many noteworthy choreographers and dancers do not appear in this text. Teachers may wish to add other important contributors to the art of dance.
Golden Sojourn in Bollywood Wonderland
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 235,410. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book (Volume I) contains published articles of the author in various Indian Publications between 1959- 2009 about Bollywood - Hindi Film Industry based in Mumbai. Interviews of top Bollywood celebrities, Year-wise analytical/statistical surveys, Polls results, Celebrity bashes and events, Detailed psycho-analytical review of favorite films, Analytical articles, Star nostalgia and gossip.
Shaping Stone Vol Two, Advanced Techniques of Soapstone Carving
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Series: Shaping Stone, Book 2. Price: $24.95 USD. Words: 30,000. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Volume Two guides you seamlessly into the advanced tools and techniques of soapstone carving. Learn to use power tools safely and effectively. Create your own design and transfer it onto stone. Learn to use space to enhance the image, carve realistic animals and figures, create and use flats, the art of pin and gluing, incising, embossing, pattern transfer and developing textures.
Cabaret Secrets - How to Create Your Own Show, Travel the World and Get Paid to Do What You Love
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A practical guide book for singers who want to create their own cabaret show, or improve the one they already have. Cabaret Secrets covers everything from finding a theme, scripting a show, using comedy and running a rehearsal. There's lots of practical advice on how to find an agent, working on cruise ships, promoting your show and ordering musical arrangements.
Practice of Consumption and Spaces for Goods
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Price: $6.48 USD. Words: 37,980. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
The practice of consumption and the spaces for goods are in continuous evolution, constantly eluding typological and functional definition. One of the objectives of this book is to understand what mechanisms are at work, what competences, the roles which have impacted on, still impact on today and will continue to impact on this sector in the future.
TARDIS Eruditorum An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 3: Jon Pertwee
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A critical history of the Jon Pertwee era of Doctor Who, starting with Spearhead From Space in 1970 and ending with Planet of Spiders in 1974.
Billson Film Database: short reviews of over 4000 films
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 511,100. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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Anne Billson has collected short reviews of over 4000 films into one ebook. You won't find reviews of every film ever made, or of the latest blockbuster, but you will have fun browsing (and perhaps disagreeing with) the personal and often unorthodox opinions of a widely published and respected film writer. Find out which films made her laugh, which made her cry, and which have cats in them!
How to Draw Portraits
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
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 ?
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,750. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2013 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Essay » Sociology
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
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Price: Free! Words: 20,280. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
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Price: Free! Words: 22,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
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A collection of writing stories to inspire authors and help laypeople find the writer within.
Bird and Nature Photography 101
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: 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!
How to Future Proof Your Home: A Guide to Building with Energy Intelligence in Cold Climates
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Price: $24.97 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
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Professionally accredited author Shane Wolffe aims to show readers how to cost effectively build homes to be up to 85 percent more energy efficient, even in extreme climates. The book is based on building principles that work and were pioneered in Saskatchewan, Canada – a place with one of the most extreme climates in the world where yearly temperatures range from -40°C (-40F) to 35°C (95F).
Screenwriting Down to the Atoms: Digging Deeper into the Craft of Cinematic Storytelling
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
"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
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Price: $6.87 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: Spanish. Published: February 11, 2013 and represented by Editorial Universus. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,590. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: 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.
Gaudí, l’arquitecte de la Sagrada Família - biografia breu
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Price: $24.00 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: Catalan. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Biografia cronològica d'Antoni Gaudí, geni apassionat de l'arquitectura i les arts plàstiques. Aquest llibre se centra en la vida i la personalitat humana i artística.
Film and Photography on the Front Range
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
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.