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Essential Affinity Photo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,410. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Digital photography
In Essential Affinity Photo, Landscape Photographer Robin Whalley helps us meet the challenge of learning Affinity Photo for Desktop. Written in his unique, easy to understand style, Robin explains logically the essential techniques you need to know to use this software. Follow this book and its examples and you will soon be editing images as though you have been using the software for years.
Pattern Design: Fundamentals - Construction and Pattern Making for Fashion Design
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 28,530. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Pattern Design: Fundamentals is an ideal book for beginners to the field of fashion design as well as self-guided learners. Pattern Design: Fundamentals covers the basics of pattern making, terminology and drafting concepts. This book is different than all other drafting books of its kind. This drafting book combines knowledge of drafting with sewing and construction.
Fotografía Digital Réflex Paso a Paso
Price: $6.87 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: Spanish. Published: February 11, 2013 and represented by Editorial Universus. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
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.
Harmonious Color Schemes; no-nonsense approach using the Color Wheel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,170. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Learn to use The Color Wheel as a tool to help achieve color harmony in your paintings and discover how it serves to simplify color mixing. This approach is suitable for the beginner student as well as the professional artist and It can be applied to any subject or style of art forms. Color harmony is essential to all good art no matter the medium, subject or style.
Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In "Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora", Wafa Ghnaim brings traditional Palestinian embroidery to life by revealing the profound depths of meaning, inspiration and stories encapsulated in each motif.
Adobe Lightroom Classic CC: Mastering the Library Module
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,800. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Digital photography
Struggling with too many photos cluttering up your computer? Can’t keep pace with the growth in your image library? Difficulties in finding the photos you need quickly? Faced with a backlog of photos and unsure how to organise them? Let me explain how Lightroom can help you solve these problems and more. This book will help you to wrestle back control.
How to Draw Portraits
Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Lighting Design for Modern Houses of Worship
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
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.
The Photographers Guide to Lightroom's Develop Module
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,340. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Digital photography
Lightroom is powerful and easy to use. But it isn’t always obvious how to achieve the best results. In fact, many of the most powerful features are buried away and easily overlooked. It’s also not obvious in which order to apply your adjustments, which can make a substantial difference to your results. If you want to achieve excellent results fast, follow the guidance in this book.
Hacking the Earthship: In Search of an Earth-Shelter that Works for EveryBody
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Hacking the Earthship: In Search of an Earth-Shelter that Works for EveryBody is a comprehensive collection of academic and in-the-field research findings on Earthships, combined with practical how-to advice for designing and financing your own truly sustainable earth-sheltered home.
Store Design: A Complete Guide to Designing Successful Retail Stores
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,960. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011 by Zippy Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Store Design shows you how to design great retail spaces. Learn: How to analyze your design needs according to store type,location,product, price-point, and budget---How to organize and design a store that reinforces a desired image, attracts shoppers and motivates buying behavior---How to create flexible, timeless and tasteful stores that stimulate today's sophisticated shoppers to enter and buy.
The Photographers Guide to Image Sharpening in Lightroom
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,060. Language: British English. Published: September 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Digital photography
In this comprehensive book, Landscape Photographer Robin Whalley explains the tools and techniques to sharpen photography in Lightroom. Every element of the sharpening and noise reduction process is covered, from the basics through to advanced techniques. Packed with advice and following a no-nonsense approach. Nothing is withheld.
Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo. El amor entre el elefante y la paloma
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,850. Language: Spanish. Published: July 12, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Por estas páginas desfilan el colorido Coyoacán y el ambiente bohemio de París o Nueva York. Personajes como León Trosky y Tina Modotti, la famosa Casa Azul y las banderas rojas y, por supuesto, la famosa historia de amor entre Frida y Diego, como arquetipo de una época tumultuosa y aventuras transitorias.
How Patterns Work: The Fundamental Principles of Pattern Making and Sewing in Fashion Design
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: British English. Published: January 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
"How Patterns Work" is the perfect introduction to pattern making, helping you to understand the how and why of pattern making with straight forward language and clear diagrams. The perfect prequel to more complex pattern making books and fashion design courses.
BIG BIM little bim - The Practical Approach to Building Information Modeling - Integrated Practice Done the Right Way!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010. Categories: 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.
Bronze Casting Manual
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Cast your own small bronze. A complete tutorial taking you step by step through an easily achievable casting project for professional sculptors and hobbyists. The method described in this manual is called the thin ceramic shell, lost wax technique as used by commercial foundries. The method has been scaled down for domestic usage.
The Glass Painter's Method: Brushes, Paints & Tools
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,100. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
From designers and painters Williams & Byrne, and featuring entries from the journal of the forgotten Victorian craftsman Nathaniel Somers, this book will demonstrate how few possessions you really need to paint stained glass.
The Passion of Christ: A Gay Vision
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,870. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
A queer Passion is important now because Christianity is being used to justify hate and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Each image is accompanied by insightful commentary, plus a short prayer and scripture. If Jesus came back today, would he be crucified all over again? Would we even recognize him? See for yourself in the gay vision of the Passion.
Cabaret Secrets - How to Create Your Own Show, Travel the World and Get Paid to Do What You Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, 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.
African Beads: Jewels of a Continent
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2016 by Africa Direct. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Jewelry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Although much attention has been focused on European glass beads imported into Africa, little information is available on beads made by the African peoples themselves. African Beads: Jewels of a Continent fills that void.