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Skin Tones in Oil: 10 Step by Step Guides from Old Masters: Learn to Paint Figures and Portraits via Oil Painting Demonstrations
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
An oil painting guidebook outlining 10 step-by-step demos on completing figure paintings in oil taken from old masters. Each demo comprises on average 28 images in progress and instructions. Artists featured are Da Vinci, Titian, Caravaggio, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Gauguin, Ingres, Courbet, Rubens and Cezanne. Techniques explored include sfumato, sgraffito, cangiante and scumbling.
Poussin's Humour
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 73,250. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book hopes it will pose some critical questions of method for the study of the arts. These essays reveal a Nicolas Poussin that has rarely been noticed before. Is that because he has been so honoured as a great classical master – serious painter of serious histories and neo-stoic philosopher – that almost nobody has noticed his humour, or wit.
Filmmaking, the Hard Way
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,850. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A cynical case study of the feature film production of All God’s Creatures written by multi-hyphenate writer/producer/director/actor Josh Folan, "Filmmaking, the Hard Way" puts low budget filmmaking under the microscope by analyzing the process of making a film from top to bottom with an honesty and transparency rarely found in writings of its kind.
Spoken For: The Art and Glory of Bespoke
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,910. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
A Comprehensive Look at the World of Tailoring and Rediscovering Your Personal Style. Written by a Custom Tailor in business for 30 years, this book shares insights into how to dress well and what to think of when considering your wardrobe. A must read for those you like to Look Good.
How To Use GoPro HERO 3 Cameras: The Adventure Sports Edition for HERO3+ and HERO3 Cameras
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
UPDATED FOR ALL EDITIONS of HERO3+ and HERO3 CAMERAS. This is the perfect guide book for Adventure Sports enthusiasts who want to learn how to use their GoPro HERO3+ or HERO3 cameras to get great videos and photos. With more than 100+ images, this book provides clear, step-by-step lessons to get you out there using your GoPro camera to document your adventures.
The Tao of Cob: How a Kansas Grandmother Built Her Own Natural Home in the Woods
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The Tao of Cob is a how-to book on earthen-house building, written as a memoir in Dorethy's pithy, homespun philosophical voice.
Turquoise Stone of Heaven
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book offers an in-depth look at the geology and cultural history of one of humanity’s oldest and most beautiful gemstones, by an author with twenty years of experience as a jeweler, gem and mineral retailer, and research scientist.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of writing stories to inspire authors and help laypeople find the writer within.