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Who Says That's Art? A Commonsense View of the Visual Arts by Michelle Marder Kamhi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Today's artworld experts accept virtually anything as "art"—from an all-black painting to a facsimile of a supermarket carton or a dead animal preserved in a tank of formaldehyde. Many art lovers reject such work, arguing that it is not art. This book explains why they are right and the presumed experts are wrong.
Hacking the Earthship: In Search of an Earth-Shelter that Works for EveryBody by Rachel Preston Prinz
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.
How Patterns Work: The Fundamental Principles of Pattern Making and Sewing in Fashion Design by Assembil
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.
Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora by Wafa Ghnaim
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.
Design a House with AutoCAD Architecture 2018 by Pantelis Skourtis
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This eBook provides a step-by-step introduction to design a two-storey house with basement and roof-attic,using Autocad Architecture. Completing this book you will have created the following drawings: Floor plan, Elevations, Sections, 3D Views, Door - Window Schedule, Room Finish Schedule. Tutorials demonstrate how to use AutoCAD Architecture to design a House.
Barrier-Free Theatre: Including Everyone in Theatre Arts — in Schools, Recreation, and Arts Programs — Regardless of (Dis)Ability by Sally Bailey
Price: $25.20 USD. Words: 168,240. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Idyll Arbor. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Theatre arts can “level the playing field” and empower participants of all ages. Dramatic interaction creates relationships that last long after a performance is over. Written for drama teachers, recreation leaders, special educators, therapists, and other group leaders.
Vertigo: the Making of Hitchcock Classic Special Edition by Dan Auiler
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Special edition of the the bestselling Vertigo: The Making of a Hitchcock Classic. The new e-text has images, a new preface and additional commentary on Vertigo's selection as the Best Film Ever Made by the BFI's Sight and Sound.
Five Stars! How to Become a Film Critic, the World's Greatest Job by Christopher Null
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,720. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
*** SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED - PUBLISHED MARCH 2013 *** So you want to be a film critic and review movies for a living? Veteran film critic Christopher Null teaches you, step by step, how to break into the business with the lessons he's learned from more than a decade in the industry. Five Stars! will teach you all you need to know!
Bucking the Artworld Tide: Reflections on Art, Pseudo Art, Art Education & Theory by Michelle Marder Kamhi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,860. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This collection of essays, comprising more than three decades of the author’s writing and speaking on the visual arts, offers a solidly reasoned alternative to the contemporary artworld’s view that virtually anything can qualify as art. A key section constitutes a hard-hitting critique of trends in K–12 art education.
A Stealth Game: The Kojima Code, Part II by Terry Wolfe
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 133,760. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2020 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
What do Osama bin Laden, H.G. Wells, and the GTA series have to do with Hideo Kojima? A lot more than you'd think! In this stunning second installment of The Kojima Code series, author Terry Wolfe walks the reader through the brightest and darkest chapters of Hideo Kojima's career, once again connecting them to a world of influence most fans have no clue about.
Moon Sign by Alexander Kolesnikov
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
The Moon Sign is one of the most important astrological characteristics, but only a few people know their Moon Sign. The book explains how to find out your Moon Sign and shows on many examples how it works in the lives of celebrities. The knowledge of your Moon Sign will help you to discover your hidden talents, to better understand people around you, and to live a healthier and happier life.
Introducción a la Masonería by Pablo Ruiz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: Spanish. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Única obra de este tipo auspiciada por La Gran Logia de España. La masonería es una orden iniciática, filantrópica, filosófica y progresista, basada en la creencia de un solo Dios denominado Gran Arquitecto del Universo, aceptación del principio según el cual todos los hombres somos hermanos e iguales. Desvelamos el verdadero objeto de la orden, el secreto y porqué de su búsqueda por la verdad...
Billson Film Database by Anne Billson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 513,560. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: 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!
The Ultimate Oil Painting Solution – for Landscape Art, Portraiture and Still Life (Three Books in One) by Rachel Shirley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,810. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Ever had trouble with ellipses, perspectives, colour theory, skin tones, painting skies, reflections, water, eyes, fruit, glass, flowers and more? This bumper oil painting problem-solver tackles 78 such painting ‘peeves’ with suggested solutions. With 80,000 words, 78 chapters and around 400 images.
Landscape Photography: Shoot Like a Pro by Robin Whalley
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 53,970. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
In this book, landscape photographer Robin Whalley lifts the lid on how to capture consistently good landscape photography. Imagine being able to venture out, knowing that you’ll return with at least a few good shots and possibly many more. Written with the beginner and intermediate landscape photographer in mind, this book is packed with years of hard-won experience.
Stasis Leaked Complete: The Unofficial Behind the Scenes Guide to Red Dwarf by Jane Killick
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,680. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Elly Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Based on interviews with the cast and crew, this book goes behind the scenes of the successful space comedy, Red Dwarf. With chapters on every episode, it reveals how the series was made, and tells the stories of what happened on and off set. Why did Holly leave? How did Cat lose his teeth? What happened when the writers split up? All these questions are answered, and more.
Romanesque Art and Icons + Other Iconographic Studies by Steven Bigham
You set the price! Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & 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.
Big Bim Little Bim - the Practical Approach to Building Information Modeling - Integrated Practice Done the Right Way! by Finith Jernigan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,830. 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.
FEMA Document Series: Risk Assessment - A How-To Guide To Mitigate Potential Terrorist Attacks Against Buildings, Providing Protection to People and Buildings, Risk Management Series, FEMA 452 by Progressive Management (compiler)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,580. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) document is a how-to guide outlining methods for identifying the critical assets and functions within buildings, determining the threats to those assets, and assessing the vulnerabilities associated with those threats.
Louvre Museum - Paintings by Nicolae Sfetcu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,070. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The Louvre Museum is the largest of the world's art museums by its exhibition surface. These represent the Western art of the Middle Ages in 1848, those of the ancient civilizations that preceded and influenced it (Oriental, Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan and Roman), and the arts of early Christians and Islam.