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Exploring da Vinci’s Last Supper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
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How did Leonardo paint his Last Supper mural? Why is it so famous? Why is it in such bad shape? This short e-book attempts to give the reader a look at those questions and numerous other ones. A great intro those who want "just a little bit more" on this intriguing topic.
The Art of John Seymour Lindsay - The Watercolours
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Series: The hidden art of John Seymour Lindsay, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Throughout John Seymour Lindsay's artistic life, he used colourwash and watercolour to express his feelings for buildings, objects and landscapes. At all times, including his life in the Front Line trenches in the Great War, he carried the tools of his trade - pencils, pen and ink, blocks of paper and his precious watercolours. This book gives a view of the variety of styles he employed.
Native American Peyote (Gourd) Stitch Beading Technique
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
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This Learn To Bead eBook is for the beginning and experienced bead worker that want to learn the traditional Native American Peyote (Gourd) Stitch 3Drop - Even Count - Tubular technique. Each Step is clearly defined and there are plenty of Photographs to help the reader grasp the technique.
Learn How to Draw Landscapes with Colored Pencils for the Beginner
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Series: Learn to Draw, Book 24. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Drawing with colored pencil is super easy if you use the right colors and have drawn a good sketch. Unlike the graphite pencils, colored pencils cannot be easily erased, so we have to draw carefully, particularly the darker areas. Always draw parts with colored pencil pressing down lightly and if it looks good, color over the same area pressing down hard.
Amazing Fractal Images! Postcards From The Complex Plane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
There are many special places to be found by the "fractal explorer" who ventures into this strange land. Join me in this adventure as I share with you some postcards from the complex plane.
Learn How to Draw Animals with Colored Pencils For the Beginner
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Series: Learn to Draw, Book 25. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Drawing with colored pencil is super easy if you use the right colors and have drawn a good sketch. Unlike the graphite pencils, colored pencils cannot be easily erased, so we have to draw carefully, particularly the darker areas. Always draw parts with colored pencil pressing down lightly and if it looks good, color over the same area pressing down hard.
The Art of John Seymour Lindsay - The Building Sketches
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Series: The hidden art of John Seymour Lindsay, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
John Seymour Lindsay had an obsession with period buildings. Between 1906 and 1910 he travelled around southern England sketching country houses and buildings of antiquity. He was a master draughtsman with a great eye for perspective. During this time he finely tuned the art of using his pencil to draw out the character of a subject through great composition and clever use of light and shade.
Vintage Rosette Collar - A Beginner Pattern for Beaded Jewellery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 9, 2014 by Azhora Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This pattern for a vintage rosette collar uses the simple technique of stitching beads together but the layers that build up make it appear quite complicated. Simply buy the beads of your choice and follow the simple to use instructions to create stunning jewellery like a professional.
Eight Slipper Styles to Knit
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General
Knit eight different styles of slippers with this collection of patterns. Patterns range from beginner to difficult and include links to online video tutorials.
Oil Painting: Painting An Autumn Landscape
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Oil Painting: Painting An Autumn Landscape walks artists of all skill levels through the process of painting an autumn landscape one step at a time. Includes the artist's comments on selecting the subject for a landscape painting, deciding whether or not to draw the landscape, and choosing and preparing the painting surface. Step by step instructions detail the painting process.
Simple Seed Bead Rings You Can Make
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
These rings are great to use the extra beads from larger projects, make someone a quick gift, or have at a craft show. This guide shows how to create 5 different ring patterns that can fit any size finger. Done with a combination of common beading stitches, the rings are quick to make. With over 100 step-by-step photos, these are easy rings that any novice or experienced bead weaver can make.
Mindfulness in Pen and Ink
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Mindful! Focused! Calming! Relaxing! This book is a beginning book of how to mindfully draw patterns using the Zentangle® method. The authors, Joyce Block and Don McCollum, are Certified Zentangle teachers. Included in this book are directions and pictures of the steps to create the various patterns..
Colored Pencils: The Direct Method Step by Step
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,340. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Equine artist Carrie L. Lewis teaches artists of all skill levels how to draw horses in a landscape using the direct method of drawing with colored pencils. Step-by-step instruction with over 50 illustrations.
Taking Better Photographs
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is designed to help you use the features of your photo equipment so you know what to expect. I hope to encourage you to get your photos right in the camera. Doing so will help you perfect your photographic skills, reduce your post-processing time and help you get a better photograph!
Richmond Lace Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting
Skill Level: Easy This women’s scarf is made with one skein of a self striping sock yarn and can be worn in many different ways. A simple pattern made from chains and double crochets you will want to make one for every friend you have. This piece is great for anytime of year. Stitch Diagram Included
Learn to Draw™
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
The original, Learn to Draw™ book by Jon Gnagy, provides superb step-by-step written drawing and sketching instructions with more than 200 illustrations. You will learn basic fundamental drawing, composition, perspective and techniques for landscape, still life, portrait, human figure and animal. Millions of people have already learned to draw using Jon's easy four shape learning method.
First Steps in Letterpress
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: British English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Aimed at the beginner who would like to start printing from home “First Steps in Letterpress” runs through the purchase, setting up and running of a table-top platen press. It gives the beginner an idea of the range of products that can be produced using the letterpress process, and the various methods of producing them. Traditional typesetting, photo polymer and lino printing are covered.