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Buddhapada: Following the Buddha’s Footprints
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 56,040. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2019 by Orchid Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
Illustrates and describes the evolution of this enigmatic icon, from its Indian origins over two millennia ago, through its long journey to its present prominence throughout Buddhist Asia. Documenting many fine examples along the way, the author completes this first pan-Asian survey of the Buddhapada with fascinating anecdotes of the monks, pilgrims and laymen encountered in his odyssey.
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.
Write Brain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2019. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
How to get your brain right, so you can write. A collection of all my best essays on how to deal with the gremlins in your brain that tell you you aren't good enough, the real life obstacles a creative life entails, and the crap that happens when the publishing world deals you a blow.
Covering Rose with Modesty (3.00 from 1 review)
This modesty-enhanced edition is designed for those looking to enjoy the humor and challenges of a middle-aged woman posing and producing her own book cover art... without the offensive pictures in the original book. Experience the terror and joy with this wife and husband, "pretend model" and photographer, team.
Para analizar cine y literatura
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 59,060. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2018 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Gracias a la reconocida labor investigativa de Lauro Zavala, que comparte aquí con atrayente magisterio, los lectores tendrán en sus manos una joya imprescindible para aquellos que aman el cine y la literatura.
A Latchkey Kid's Take on Modern Cinema
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,580. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A Latchkey Kid’s Take on Modern Cinema is a collection of film essays by film professor Travis C. Yates. The collection explores the work of more than 120 directors, examining contemporary films and classics from the '70s and '80s and is sprinkled with nuggets of wisdom shared with his film students. It is a fun, fresh perspective on modern cinema and a must-read for any cinephile.
A-List
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2018 by Destiny Ford. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Three years ago Sutton Simon joked that if she ever ran into Kutler Cane, her celebrity crush, she’d kiss him senseless. She’s about to get that opportunity.
Символика Русской прялки
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 53,930. Language: Russian. Published: May 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Symbols of Russian Spinning Wheel The book of the outstanding ethnographer S. V. Zharnikova "Symbols of Russian Spinning" is devoted to the study of semantics and symbolism of the most important subject of Indo-European life - spinning wheels. The connection between spinning wheel and seamstress and the depths of Vedic mythology is shown.
Delivering Successful Megaprojects - Key Factors and Toolkit for the Project Manager
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
The book explores what success means from several different perspectives. It uses these perspectives to recommend criteria to benchmark and ensure the success of these large projects. There is no silver bullet for success; the author encourages you to explore and study further to tailor the success factors to your individual project. It comes with case studies of well-known megaprojects worldwide.
Louvre Museum - Paintings
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.
Midori Haus: Transformation from Old House to Green Future with Passive House
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,160. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018 by Hybrid Global Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Sustainable living
Midori Haus follows the journey of Chie and Kurt as they conceive their ideal “green” home and then put aspiration into action, challenging their team to meet the sustainable Passive House international building standard. As they transform their 1920s Arts and Crafts bungalow, they present their case study as they transform themselves from novices to green building role models.
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.
How Style Works: A Fashion Stylist's Secrets to Creating Your Own Amazing Personal Style!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,600. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Beauty & fashion, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
With in-depth instructions and secrets of the trade, founder of fashion website HowToWearFashion.com Janelle Paige helps readers unleash the power of dressing well!
The Ultimate Oil Painting Solution – for Landscape Art, Portraiture and Still Life (Three Books in One)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Felipe Cossío del Pomar: la historia poco contada de San Miguel de Allende
Price: Free! Words: 63,030. Language: Spanish. Published: September 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Felipe Cossío del Pomar (1888-1981) de origen peruano, llegó a San Miguel de Allende, México en 1926. El era un humanista, un hombre aristocrático de modales y gustos refinados. Fue pintor, escritor, historiador, profesor y líder político. Fundó la Universidad de Bellas Artes y fue uno de los co-fundadores del Instituto Allende. Esto es la historia poco contada de San Miguel de Allende.
The Ultimate Scene Study Series for Teens 2 - 55 Short Scenes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
You can't beat a Shakespearean scene for an acting tune-up. The sixty scenes in The Ultimate Scene Study Series for Teens Volume 1 provide a key with which young actors can unlock a storehouse of emotional, technical, and interpretive skills. Material from twenty-seven plays are organized as scenes for two characters, three characters, four characters, and five or more characters.