Michael Shaw

Biography

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.

Where to find Michael Shaw online

Videos

Mike Shaw - The Space Bear Hunter
Here is the video "First Animal to Survive in Space," which I hosted. This popularized the little known creature called the tardigrade.

Books

The Four Things Holding You Back From a Spiritual Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
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.
How to Make a Plant Press
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
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.
How to Make a Leathercraft Key Ring
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
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 Starter Manual
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Microscopes & Microscopy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology
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.
How to Make a Fingertab
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Archery, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
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.
How to Make a Stringkeeper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Archery, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
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.
How to Make a Bowstringer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Archery, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
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.
How to Make an Armguard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Archery, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
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.
Archery Basics Starter Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Archery, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
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.
How to Make an Outdoor Cat Shelter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
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.
How to Create an Alexa Flash Briefing Skill
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Interactive & multimedia
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.
How to Find Tardigrades - Starter Manual
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Invertebrates, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Sciences
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.
Ireland's Beautiful Places - With Traditional Sayings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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: Learn All the Basics Now
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,610. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Archery, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.

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