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Massimo Listri: Libraries, Memories of the World

Elisabeth Sladek · TASCHEN
Pages: 664
Format: Hardcover

Temples of Knowledge Exceptional access to the world's finest libraries From the mighty halls of ancient Alexandria to a camel bookmobile on the Kenyan-Somali border, human beings have had a long, enraptured relationship with libraries. Like no other concept and like no other space,...
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Wonders: Spectacular Moments in Nature Photography

Rhonda Rubinstein

Nature is full of fleeting wonders. This breathtaking collection of nature photography reveals rare creatures, transports us to distant landscapes, and captures uncommon moments of drama and beauty in the natural world. From a heart-pounding shot of the Wildebeest Migration to a g
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Designing Your Perfect House: Lessons from an Architect: Second Edition

William J Hirsch, Jr. · Dalsimer Press, Inc.
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

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The Colored Pencil Manual: Step-by-Step Instructions and Techniques

Veronica Winters

Experienced artists looking to master a new medium will relish this comprehensive guide to using colored pencils by Veronica Winters, author of How to Color Like an Artist. Step-by-step projects with photos and directions illustrate the many details that bring a simple comp
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The Joy of Watercolor: 40 Happy Lessons for Painting the World Around You

Emma Block · Running Press Adult
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Enjoy the meditative art of watercolor with simple supplies and easy-to-follow instructions!For a soothing boost of creativity and whimsy, try your hand at watercolor. With a few simple steps, anyone can discover their artistic side, and achieve moments of peace and tranquility doing so. Forty...
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Bricks and Mortals: Ten Great Buildings and the People They Made

Tom Wilkinson · Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardcover

Longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2014 We don't just look at buildings: their facades, beautiful or ugly, conceal the spaces we inhabit. We are born, work, love and die in architecture. We buy and sell it, rent it and squat in it, create and destroy it. These aspects of buildings...
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Global Street Art: The Street Artists and Trends Taking Over the World

Lee Bofkin · Firefly Books
Format: Book

A comprehensive gallery of the best street art from around the world. For years, graffiti art sat on the fence separating vandalism and public art. Today it's matured into street art -- a form of public art marking cities around the world. Global Street Art is a splendid collection...
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Photoshop Elements 13 All-in-One For Dummies

Barbara Obermeier · For Dummies; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Make ordinary photos extraordinary with Photoshop Elements 13 Whether you prefer to snap shots on your smartphone or never leave home without your DSLR, chances are you have way more photos than you ever dreamed possible. With the help of Photoshop Elements 13 All-in-One For Dummies, you can edit...
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How to be an Illustrator

Darrel Rees · Laurence King
Pages: 167
Format: Paperback

This book offers practical help and guidance to aspiring illustrators. All areas of the job are covered - how to create a portfolio; the most effective ways to approach would-be clients; how to prepare for meetings and negotiate contracts; and how to handle, deliver, and bill a job. There...
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Art in detail : 100 masterpieces.

Susie Hodge · W W Norton
Format:  Print book : English

A comprehensive yet accessible sourcebook for curators and amateurs alike that examines the finer points of 100 well-known works of artGreat paintings cannot be fully understood in a single encounter. Art lovers want to revisit and reconsider the masterpieces again and again throughout...
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