Michael Shaw has written several photo-essay books, one winning an award for inspirational poetry.
His degree in Fine Art from The New York Institute of Technology inspired him to combine art with science in a series of books for teachers and their young scientists to help prepare winning science fair projects.
Mr. Shaw’s reproductions of ancient Egyptian Art have been sold at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and at The Field Museum in Chicago. His life-size reproduction of the north wall of King Tutankhamen’s tomb was purchased by the Museum at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia for permanent display. His commercial art has sold in department stores nationwide, and his art and photography have been featured in books, magazines, and on television.
This book lists and explains four things which very often prevent us from living a spiritual life, which translated means living a joyful, meaningful life—which is actually fun! This book is for you because we are all pilgrims on what the author calls The Pathless Path.
This 14 page booklet loaded with pictures shows you step by step how to make a plant press. Using inexpensive materials, you'll be on your way to using a plant press, or leaf press, for all sorts of projects, including craft projects where you need to press things flat. You can press and make dried flowers, collect beautiful fall colored leaves, or make greeting cards.
Making a key ring or key fob is a great introduction to leathercraft. From a small folded piece of leather, you can stitch together something practical for yourself or a special gift for someone else. This 17 page booklet with plenty of pictures teaches you everything you need to know. And once you learn leathercraft stitchery, you will want to make all kinds of projects.
Rheinberg filters allow you to add brilliant contrasting colors to your microscope viewing and photography in a very inexpensive way. Most microscopic specimens are clear, and you need to add contrast somehow. This 39 page E-book with instructional photos, teaches you the Rheinberg method using tools and materials easily obtained at your local office supply store.
This is the archery project that requires the fewest tools and uses a minimal amount of inexpensive scrap leather. You also can custom tailor your fingertab to your own archery shooting preference, whether you are right-handed or left-handed, whether you shoot three-fingers-under, or two-fingers- under. This 11 page booklet has step-by-step pictures and instructions.
This project booklet serves both a practical purpose for archery as well as being a great introduction to leather craft. You will learn how to cut out a simple template from scrap leather, and how to properly stitch it to create beautiful stringkeeper, personalized with decorative beads or feathers. This 11 page booklet explains in step-by-step pictures how to do everything with ease.
Using only a few tools and minimal inexpensive materials, you can make this necessary archery accessory. To use the bowstringer (or bow stringer), bend the bow by stepping on the cord. The bow bends easily with the bowstringer, and you gently slide the top loop of the bow string into the bow nock. All measurements and template drawings are included, as well as a complete list of tools you can use.
This is perhaps the most critical archery accessory to have. The armguard prevents the string from giving you a painful red welt on your arm. You will learn how easy it is to make a hand-tooled creation of your own—a work of art and craftsmanship. This 19 page guide is full of photos which walk you through the whole process.
In this easy to read booklet, you’ll find everything you need to know about archery terminology and basic set up for the beginner. You will learn all you need to know to get off to a good start. This 50 page eBook, loaded with pictures, is about traditional archery using a recurve or flat bow.
This 15 page E-booklet shows you step-by-step exactly how to create a shelter to protect our helpless animal friends in need from the elements. Plenty of pictures, tool and supplies list, and guided directions teach you everything you need to know.
This 15 page E-booklet explains how to make a simple Flash Briefing Skill for an Amazon Echo device. Your content will be read by Alexa as part of the subscriber's Daily Flash Briefing. The author walks you through all of the steps with plenty of pictures showing screenshots of the simple process. No coding knowledge is needed, and all you need is a free blog and an Echo device to get started.
For students wishing to do a science fair project on tardigrades, this book is essential. With over a dozen pictures and detailed explanations, this book is written in a style intended to assist students and teachers in finding their first tardigrades.
Beginning with some basic information about tardigrades, the book explains the where’s and how’s of finding these fascinating creatures.
WHEN YOU VISIT IRELAND, you’ll discover many things about the place and its people. There is some magic in a visit to Ireland, and at times you even lose a sense of what century you are in.
Ireland’s Beautiful Places is not your average travel book. This is an inspiring photo essay with traditional Irish sayings designed to motivate you to book your travel,
Archery Answers is a book in clear, no-nonsense language to teach you stuff you need to know, to give you the archery answers you can apply immediately. Archery Answers is loaded with over two hundred pictures, and is structured in a question and answer format to help you learn in a quick and easy manner.