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Art Student Book One 1968-69
Price: Free! Words: 37,500. Language: British English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This book describes Giles Winterborne doing the Pre-Diploma course at Bournemouth College of Art starting in 1968. The course included lectures, tutorials and seminars, visits to London galleries and a thriving Film Society. The tutors all taught as they had been taught; drawing dominated, especially life drawing. Great hilarity occurred when discussing the recent shooting of Andy Warhol.
How to Draw Portraits
Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
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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.
Anniversaries: 10 Years of the CMBA
Price: Free! Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Celebrating 10 years of the Classic Movie Blog Association by taking a look at films and film-related events celebrating significant anniversaries including The Third Man (70 years), Double Indemnity (75 years), Ben-Hur (60 years) and more.
Art Student Book Five 1972-74
Price: Free! Words: 76,440. Language: British English. Published: October 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Giles had a year off before applying for the Institute of Education and so he did various jobs, bought a car, and was drawn into an irregular crowd of South Londoners. He moved to Stockwell and tripped down to Brixton on LSD. At the Institute Giles continued doing working drawings and attended seminars with Ernst Gombrich whose book he had read at the very start of Art College life.
Anne Billson on Film 2011
Price: Free! Words: 37,990. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
For three years, Anne Billson wrote a film column for the Guardian newspaper which became obligatory reading for anyone interested in the world of cinema. She combines in-depth knowledge of her field with an eminently readable and unpretentious style and makes sometimes surprising and controversial observations with wit and elegance. Quite simply, she's a must-read for anyone who likes movies.
Aprendizagens e Prazeres: Ressonâncias poéticas a partir de Clarice Lispector
Price: Free! Words: 45,100. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Este livro surgiu de uma pesquisa de Mestrado, e tem como propósito fundamental a busca por ressonâncias poéticas a partir de Clarice Lispector para o teatro. Para esta pesquisa, optou-se pela escolha de duas principais vertentes teóricas: a da Tradução Criativa e a da Imaginação Material.
Outer Space Inside
Price: Free! Words: 64,800. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Systems architecture / distributed systems & computing, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This book is part of the most participatory art project in human history and also the most valuable work of art in human history. The Most Popular Artist has successfully and legally claimed all outer space property and mineral rights claims in the entire Universe and has had this claim authenticated by world governments in accordance with international law. Now he's giving it away and selling it.
Art Student Book Two 1969-70
Price: Free! Words: 60,130. Language: British English. Published: September 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Book Two describes Giles’ first year on the Diploma Course at Wimbledon School of Art and the new experience of living away from home. The year included: exploring London, visiting the Courtauld, the Hayward, Bond Street, insulting David Hockney, attending a Private View at the ICA, a dynamic Buckminster Fuller lecture and going to the many Art-House cinemas up in town.
Pop Life: America in the Age of Pop
Price: Free! Words: 117,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Pop Life is a collection of essays across four broad themes: film & television, music & hi-fi audio, video games, the political & personal. Author Daniel Thomas MacInnes tackles every aspect of "the pop life" with biting wit, humor and keen insight, bringing readers on an illuminating journey across the cultural landscape.
Art Student Book Four 1971-72
Price: Free! Words: 60,070. Language: British English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Book Four begins with the Picasso Museum in Barcelona. Then they travelled down to Tangiers, back up to Toledo and Madrid, a bullfight, the Prado and the caves of Altamira before Paris and the Louvre. This was Giles’ last year at Wimbledon and it was something of a disaster. Nevertheless he met Derek Jarman, acquired Prunella Clough as his tutor and enjoyed himself.
Christians and Images: Early Christian Attitudes toward Images
You set the price! Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book claims that the Hostility Theory (early Christians had no images since these were idols) is false. It argues that the Christian, artistic tradition is not the result of image-loving, Greek converts flooding into the Church, but is based on a biblical and theological tradition that is favorable to non-idolatrous images. The early Christians expressed their faith in word and image.
Governing Heritage Dissonance - Promises and Realities of Selected Cultural Policies
Price: Free! Words: 99,460. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by European Cultural Foundation. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Drawing on illuminating case studies from South East Europe, Kisić connects heritage studies and cultural policies with issues of difference, conflict and reconciliation, prompting us to rethink how we approach the past and deal with diversities between cultures, nations and generations at a time of increasing fragmentation across Europe.
Why do My Skin Tones Look Lifeless? Plus 25 Solutions to Other Portrait Painting Peeves: Tips and Techniques on Oil Painting Portraits, Mixing Skin Colours, Eyes, Hair and More
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
A troubleshooting guide for portrait painters, this invaluable guide tackles each element separately. Find sections on starting out in portraiture, common problems with eyes, different-coloured hair, noses and remedial techniques. Find out the essential pigments to capture skin tones and much more. With over 150 images.
Managing Unique heritage in India- Approaches and Options
Price: Free! Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Considering the role and importance of the built heritage for communities and nations, this e-book has been prepared which is primarily, a compilation of eight articles which have been written by authors, individually and collectively, over a period of time, spanning over four decades on the various facets of heritage conservation and preservation.
Art Student Book Three 1970-71
Price: Free! Words: 67,670. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Book Three starts with Giles, and his two friends, in Athens. A day at the Parthenon and then over to Italy where they managed to see the Scrovegni Chapel, the Venice Biennale, Pompeii, the Vatican and Florence. Then Giles split to hitch over the Alps and back to England. For the second year at Wimbledon, he was sharing a chaotic house with four others: drink, drugs and mayhem.
Waiting for the Sunrise: The Collected Poems of Cathy Smith
Price: Free! Words: 21,190. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2017 by Cozy Publishing. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Nature, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
This book is the collected poems of Cathy Smith. The book contains two Poetry-Photo Journals that span twenty years and many cross-country journeys across the USA, into Canada and Mexico. This is a sort of poetic diary done in free verse and augmented with many full color digital photographs of memorable places the author has visited. Travel with the poet through her words & images...
Portrait Painting in Oil: 10 Step by Step Guides from Old Masters: Learn to Paint Portraits via Detailed Oil Painting Demonstrations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,010. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
A guide for portrait painters, this book outlines 10 step by step demos on how to paint portraits in oils copied from old masters including Botticelli, Velazquez, Rossetti, Delacroix, Gauguin and more. Find preliminary chapters on preparing for portrait painting and troubleshooting common problems. Numerous techniques are explored. Contains 218 images.
Redescubriendo las pirámides egipcias
You set the price! Words: 25,120. Language: Spanish. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Información ilustrada de los interiores y exteriores de las pirámides, su construcción y sus fines verdaderos. Un manual completo sobre las pirámides del Antiguo Egipto durante la Edad de las Pirámides. Contiene: las ubicaciones y dimensiones de los interiores y exteriores de estas pirámides; la historia y los constructores de las pirámides; las teorías de su construcción;
Practical Digital Landscape Photography
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Want to actually photograph landscapes rather than read endless theory? This book let's everyone, no matter what their skill level, jump right in and discover how to photograph mountains and hills, waterfalls, harbours, windmills, caves, woods, country houses and even cities at night. Each topic is fully illustrated and explained in self-contained chapters. Contains over 100 digital photographs.
Egyptian Pyramids Revisited
You set the price! Words: 21,860. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A complete handbook about the pyramids of Ancient Egypt during the Pyramid Age. It contains: the locations and dimensions of interiors and exteriors of the pyramids; the history and builders of the pyramids; theories of construction; theories on their purpose and function; the sacred geometry that was incorporated into the design of the pyramids; and much, much more.