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Oil & Acrylic: Acrylic Basics: Discover fundamental techniques for painting in acrylic

Janice Robertson · Walter Foster Publishing
Format: Print book

Perfect for beginning artists, Oil & Acrylic: Acrylic Basics begins with a comprehensive introduction to this evergreen and versatile medium, covering everything from tools and materials to color theory and fundamental techniques. Beginning artists will find helpful information about selecting...
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The Art of Ballpoint: Experimentation, Exploration, and Techniques in Ink

Matt Rota · Rockport Publishers, 2015.
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

The Art of Ballpoint offers a historical perspective of the pen as an art medium and how it has evolved and grown in popularity. The book features several leading contemporary ballpoint artists who are creating complex and provocative masterpieces. They discuss their methods, the messages...
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Wright

Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer · Taschen, 2015.
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

That's Wright!
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Drawing Realistic Clothing and People with Lee Hammond

Lee Hammond · North Light Books
Format: Print book

You can do it!If you've always wanted to draw realistic and believable clothing, then look no further! Lee Hammond drawing demystifies the process of drawing clothing through a series of easy-to-follow step-by-step demonstrations that will have you drawing like a pro in no time.With...
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Star Wars Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

TIM LEONG · Chronicle Books
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Graphic design guru Tim Leong presents Star Wars trivia in an all-new way - through playful pie charts, bar graphs, and other data-driven infographics. From a Venn diagram of Yoda's idiosyncrasies to an organizational chart of the Empire to a line graph of Grand Moff Tarkin's management...
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Lichtenstein

Janis Hendrickson · Taschen
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

The Pop star: When art went Whaam!American painter Roy Lichtenstein (1923 - 1997) pioneered a new epoch in American art, bursting onto a scene dominated by Abstract Expressionism in late 1950s New York and defining a new art vocabulary for a new era.With his groundbreaking use of industrial...
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Watercolor 365: Daily Tips, Tricks and Techniques

Leslie Redhead · North Light Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

A year's worth of tips, techniques, advice and more! Make watercolor a part of your daily life, turning every day into inspiration for your art. Designed to fit your life, Watercolor 365--the first watercolor book of its kind--provides a complete education in the medium, one bite-sized...
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The Urban Sketcher: Techniques for Seeing and Drawing on Location

Marc Taro Holmes · North Light Books
Format: Book

Make the world your studio!Capture the bustle and beauty of life in your town.Experience life as only an artist can! Join the rapidly growing, international movement of artists united by a passion for drawing on location in the cities, towns and villages where they live and travel. Packed...
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Klee

Susanna Partsch · Taschen
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Thinking eye: A unique language of symbols, literature, and light With meticulous theories and many thousands of paintings, drawings, and watercolors, Paul Klee (1879-1940) is considered one of the most cerebral and prolific leaders of 20th century European art. Though typically small...
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BODY: A Graphic Guide to Us

Steve Parker · Aurum Pr Ltd
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

BODY: A Graphic Guide to Us is the ultimate visual guide to the human body broken down into thematic sections of the physical, chemical, genetic, sensitive, coordinated, thinking, growing and medical body. Information fathered together by established author Steve Parker, will be beautifully...
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How to See, How to Draw: Keys to Realistic Drawing

Claudia Nice · North Light
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Imagine having the ability to draw any subject with precision, detail and expression. With Claudia's help, you can do it! In How to See, How to Draw, you will discover how to tap into your powers of observation, strengthen your hand-eye connection, and draw the world around you with...
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The New Colored Pencil: Create Luminous Works with Innovative Materials and Techniques

Kristy Ann Kutch · Watson-Guptill Publications
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Start coloring, relieve stress, and learn to create radiant, original works of art using colored pencils, wax pastels, and watercolor pencils.Add vibrancy to your coloring creations with instruction from best-selling author and teacher Kristy Kutch as she guides you through recommendations...
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Chinese Landscape Painting Techniques for Watercolor

Lian Quan Zhen · North Light Books
Format: Print book

Minimum stroke - maximum effectLearn how to make each brushstroke count when painting classically beautiful landscapes using a combination of traditional and modern watercolor techniques.Master artist and teacher Lian Quan Zhen shows how to blend Eastern and Western art theories, materials...
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Hyper Nature

Philippe Martin · Firefly Books, 2015.
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Philippe Martin revolutionized digital nature photography by "stacking" images. To take one photograph, he will shoot a subject hundreds of times, stack the images into a composite, and then clean up the composite image pixel by pixel. The result is a "quasi-3D" photograph...
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The Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA

Anthony Casillo · Chronicle Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

This magnificent volume offers a rich visual tour of the planets in our solar system. More than 200 breathtaking photographs from the archives of NASA are paired with extended captions detailing the science behind some of our cosmic neighborhood's most extraordinary phenomena. Images of newly...
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Sketch!: The Non-Artist's Guide to Inspiration, Technique, and Drawing Daily Life

France Belleville-Van Stone · Watson-Guptill
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Drawing activities, art instruction, and advice for artists and non-artists alike. Urban sketching--the process of drawing on the go as a regular practice--is a hot trend in the drawing world. It's also a practical necessity for creatively minded people in a busy world. In this...
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Stranger To Stranger

Paul Simon
Format: Audio CD

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The Inventor's Complete Handbook: How to Develop, Patent, and Commercialize Your Ideas

James L. Cairns · Atlantic Publishing Company Inc

Touting his book as the best first read for an aspiring inventor, award-winning physicist/oceanographer and life-long inventor Cairns cites that the fundamentals of inventing must be acquired before they can be effectively applied. He begins with the idea: how to get one and what to do when...
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Wayne White: Maybe Now I'll Get The Respect I So Richly Deserve

Todd Oldham · AMMO Books
Pages: 371
Format: Print book

Design guru and art collector Todd Oldham shines the spotlight on the clever and warped world of artist Wayne White. From Wayne's early days as a production designer and puppet maker for the iconic TV show "Pee-Wee's Playhouse" to his unmistakable and exquisitely rendered...
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The Art of Colored Pencil Drawing: Discover Techniques for Creating Beautiful Works of Art in Colored Pencil

Cynthia Knox · Walter Foster Publishing; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Whether you are an accomplished artist desiring to learn a new medium or a beginning artist simply wanting to play with this colorful art form, The Art of Colored Pencil Drawing features all of the basic information you need to get started in this versatile and approachable medium. From...
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1,500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor: Achieve precise color when painting landscapes, portraits, still lifes, and more

William F Powell · Walter Foster Publishing; Spi edition
Format: Hardcover

Just when you thought there was no hope of ever finding a comprehensive color-mixing resource for oil, acrylic, and watercolor artists, along comes the 1,500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor, a collection of Walter Foster's bestselling Color Mixing Recipes books, including...
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No Excuses Watercolor Animals: A Field Guide to Painting

Gina Rossi Armfield · North Light
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Experience the freedom of watercolor painting and let go of fear! You'll have no excuse not to paint when you follow Gina Rossi Armfield as she shares her intuitive and inspirational approach to sketching and painting animals. Watercolor is the perfect medium for capturing the flowing...
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Queen - Easy Piano Collection

Queen. · Hal Leonard
Pages: 56
Format: Paperback

(Easy Piano Personality) . Ten top tunes from glam rock gods Queen arranged for easy piano: Another One Bites the Dust * Bohemian Rhapsody * Crazy Little Thing Called Love * Don't Stop Me Now * Killer Queen * Somebody to Love * Under Pressure * We Are the Champions * We Will Rock You * You're...
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Indiana at 200: A Celebration of the Hoosier State

Indiana Bicentennial Commission. · M. T. Publishing Company, Inc., 2015. ©2015
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

This book is the official bicentennial book by the Indiana Bicentennial Commission. Indiana at 200: A Celebration of the Hoosier State is a patchwork quilt of images, prose and poetry commemorating our bicentennial. Incorporating a wide variety of Hoosier voices-individual, yet bound together...
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Painting in Acrylics: The Indispensable Guide

Lorena Kloosterboer · Firefly Books
Format: Hardcover

The technical secrets of a professional painter for the best results and more room for creativity. Painting in Acrylics: The Indispensable Guide provides comprehensive guidance for painters of all experience. Realist painter Lorena Kloosterboer, known for her exceptional technical skill,...
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Illustration Now! Portraits

Julius Wiedemann · Taschen
Pages: 576
Format: Print book

Perfect likeness: Portraiture today, from caricature to realism The field of illustration has flourished over the last decade, with professionals working both by computer and by hand. In illustration, the single most challenging and captivating subject has been the portrait, frequently...
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Digital Photography Masterclass

Tom Ang · DK ADULT; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

Featuring tutorials, image analyses, assignments, and step-by-step image manipulation exercises, Digital Photography Masterclass explains how to see the world with a photographers eyes. Stunning images and stylish design make this book a great tool for anyone looking to learn about the technical...
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Case Study Houses

Elizabeth A T Smith · Taschen
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Modernism to the masses: Pioneering designs for affordable postwar homesThe Case Study House program (1945-1966) was a unique event in the history of American architecture. Sponsored by Arts & Architecture magazine, the program sought to respond to the postwar building boom with...
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Pop Art

Klaus Honnef · Taschen, 2015.
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Whaam! When the kitschy, banal, and mass-market became art Peaking in the 1960s, Pop Art began as a revolt against mainstream approaches to art and culture and evolved into a wholesale interrogation of modern society, consumer culture, the role of the artist, and of what constituted...
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Bauhaus

Magdalena Droste · Taschen
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Designs of the time: The most famous art school of modernity In a fleeting fourteen year period, sandwiched between two world wars, Germany s Bauhaus school of art and design changed the face of modernity. With utopian ideals for the future, the school developed apioneering fusion of fine...
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John Wayne: The Life and Legend

Scott Eyman · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 658
Format: Book

Drawing on interviews that author Scott Eyman conducted with John Wayne before his death and more than 100 interviews with the actor's family, co-stars, and close associates, this revelatory biography shows how both the facts and fictions about Wayne illuminate his singular life.John Wayne...
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Japanese Tattoos: History * Culture * Design

Brian Ashcraft · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Thinking of getting a Japanese-style tattoo? Want to avoid a permanent mistake? "Japanese Tattoos" is an insider's look at the world of Japanese "irezumi" (tattoos) . "Japanese Tattoos" explains the imagery featured in Japanese tattoos so that readers can avoid...
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Black: A Celebration of a Culture

Deborah Willis · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Tucked away in the dusty halls of the Smithsonian archives and nearly forgotten by most historians, black culture is a vast, complex, interconnected web of different people, trends, and lifestyles. Deborah Willis has dug through the archives and hunted down the remnants that tell the wonderful...
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The Complete Book of Guitar Scales: For Rock, Blues, Jazz, Fusion, Metal, Country, and Beyond

Phil Capone · Chartwell Books
Pages: 250
Format: Print book

Learn all the essential scale types in every key by reading the clear, easy-to-understand fingering diagrams and by listening to them on the accompanying CD, which also contains backing tracks that will allow you to practice, improvise, and write melodies using scales.Whether your musical...
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Gaudí

Maria Antonietta Crippa · Taschen, 2015.
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

God s architect: Gaudi s ravishing symbiosis between built environment and natural world From the towering Sagrada Familia to the shimmering, textured facade of Casa Batllo and the enchanting landscape of Park Guell, it s easy to see whyAntoni Gaudi (1852 1926) gained the epithet God s architect...
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Ultimate Star Wars

Ryder Windham · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Become an expert on the Star Wars galaxy!Ultimate Star Wars® is an in-depth visual feast exploring the characters and storylines from the Star Wars galaxy. This is a beautifully illustrated guide that is structured chronologically and packed full of information about key characters and storylines...
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Love What Matters: Real People. Real Stories. Real Heart.

LoveWhatMatters · Red Seat Ventures
Pages: 259
Format: Hardcover

In the bestselling tradition of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Humans of New York comes a collection of authentic, emotional, and inspiring stories about life's most important moments, as curated by the editors at Love What Matters."90% of the reads bring me to tears. I just...
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Life Is Like a Musical: How to Live, Love, and Lead Like a Star

Tim Federle · Running Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A Self-Help Guide--with Jazz Hands! Life is Like a Musical features 50 wry, witty tips on getting ahead in life and love--all learned in the showbiz trenches. "Hilarious, wise, and one-of-a-kind. This book is so damn brilliant I'm surprised it didn't already exist." -- Sarah...
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The Recording Engineer's Handbook

Bobby Owsinski · Cengage Learning PTR; 3 edition
Format: Paperback

Bobby Owsinski's The Recording Engineer's Handbook has become a music-industry standard, and this fully updated edition once again offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the art of audio recording. Written with special emphasis on today's technology and the evolving...
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The Mixing Engineer's Handbook

Bobby Owsinski · Thomson Learning
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

Thanks to the revolution in affordable recording and mixing technology, more music is being written, produced, and mixed today than ever before. The mixer's art is now a unique blend of time-tested principles and skillful technique using the latest high-tech tools. If you're ready...
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Mixing Secrets for

Mike Senior · Focal Press; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Discover how to achieve release-quality mixes even in the smallest studios by applying power-user techniques from the world's most successful producers. Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio is a down-to-earth primer for small-studio enthusiasts who want chart-ready sonics in a hurry....
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Botanical Line Drawing: 200 Step-by-Step Flowers, Leaves, Cacti, Succulents, and Other Items Found in Nature

Peggy Dean · Pigeon Letters, The
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

Line Drawing is an easy art form featuring illustrative, doodle-like designs. It's used widely among artists of many types with both fine and bold lines, creating different variations. This book walks through drawing very simple doodles, into more elaborate, delicate illustrations,...
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Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War

Mark Harris · Penguin Press
Pages: 511
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary wartime experience of five of Hollywood's most legendary directors, all of whom put their stamp on World War II and were changed forever by itIn Pictures at a Revolution, Mark Harris turned the story of the five movies nominated for Best Picture in 1967 into a landmark...
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Digital Photography Complete Course

David Taylor · DK Publishing
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

Digital Photography Complete Course will help you build your photography skills step-by-step, with an independent photography course that guides you through every aspect of digital photography. Digital Photography Complete Course uses a combination of tutorials, step-by-step demonstrations,...
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Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You

Misty Copeland · Grand Central Life & Style
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The celebrated ballerina and role model, Misty Copeland, shares the secrets of how to reshape your body and achieve a lean, strong physique and glowing health.Misty Copeland believes "There has been a shift in recent years in which women no longer desire the bare bones of a runway...
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One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band

Alan Paul · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 438
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Best seller!One Way Out is the powerful biography of The Allman Brothers Band, an oral history written with the band's participation and filled with original, never-before-published interviews as well as personal letters and correspondence. This is the most in-depth...
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Chinese Watercolor Journeys With Lian Quan Zhen

Lian Quan Zhen · North Light Books
Format: Hardcover

Take a journey with the master, Lian Quan Zhen!From landscapes and architecture to people and animals, Lian Quan Zhen has painted it all. Inside Chinese Watercolor Journeys with Lian Quan Zhen, you will see beautiful paintings in both the Chinese and Western styles. Filled with tips and stories,...
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El Greco

Michael Scholz-Hänsel · Taschen
Pages: 94
Format: Print book

16th-century modern: The unique El Greco visionTo his contemporaries in late 16th-century Venice, El Greco (1541­-1614) was a contrary fellow, an innate artist blessed with extraordinary talent, but stubborn in the pursuit of his own path. Throughout his career, as he progressed from...
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The Complete Guide to Figure Drawing for Comics and Graphic Novels

Dan Cooney · Barron's
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Written for art students and beginners who want to illustrate for comics and graphic novels, this book provides a thorough grounding in drawing the human form. Explains how to pose and photograph models, and then use photos as reference for finished drawings Describes the essentials...
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Painting Party: Acrylic Painting for Beginners

Anna Bartlett · North Light Books
Pages: 127
Format: Print book

Shiny happy paintings you can complete in an evening! Simply follow the steps to fun, beautiful paintings! Anna Bartlett has led hundreds of enthusiastic new painters through paint-alongs in her studio. It's a fun, stress-free way to experience the joy of painting while completing an original...
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The Complete Drawing Course: Your Step by Step Guide to Drawing and Sketching in Pencil, Ink, Charcoal, Pastel, or Colored Pencil

David Poxon · Chartwell Books, an imprint of Book Sales, a division of Quarto Publishing Group USA, 2015. Â2015.
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Learn to sketch beautifully and effortlessly, just like the professionals!This book features 40 lessons, 14 side by side demonstrations where two different artists explore the same subject, and a wealth of exercises, all aimed at helping you learn skills with the maximum of enjoyment.With...
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Creative Colored Pencil: Easy and Innovative Techniques for Beautiful Painting

Gary Greene · North Light
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

New, easy & fun colored pencil techniques! In Creative Colored Pencil, you will find secrets for amazing new and never-before-seen techniques that will turn your everyday colored pencils (both traditional wax-based and water-soluble into liquid pencils! Whether you want to learn how to color...
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Modern Calligraphy Workshop: The Creative Art of Pen, Brush and Chalk Lettering

Imogen Owen · Quadrille Publishing
Pages: 143
Format: Paperback

Learn how to create beautiful, hand-lettered stationery, art, and other decorations with Modern Calligraphy, a sophisticated, interactive book full of exquisite sample alphabets, fun exercises, and simple step-by-step projects. From modern calligraphy in ink to hand lettering in chalk on blackboard...
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The Art of Zentangle: 50 inspiring drawings, designs & ideas for the meditative artist

Penny Raile · Walter Foster Publishing
Format: Print book

Zentangle® is a meditative process of creating art, wherein simple shapes and lines combine to make a complicated and interesting final piece of artwork. The focus of Zentangle is on the process of creation, rather than the end result. The beauty of Zentangle is that there is no right...
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Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D For Dummies

Julie Adair King · For Dummies
Pages: 302
Format: Print book

Get up to speed on your camera's settings Shoot with auto mode or explore manual settings Discover the keys to better images The fast way to better photos Get ready to start taking photos worth bragging about. Your Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D offers major photography power along with...
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Expressionism

Norbert Wolf · Taschen
Pages: 95
Format: Print book

This visceral life: Seeing the world through Expressionist eyes
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Underwater Babies

Seth Casteel · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

Babies as youve never seen them before, from New York Times bestselling author and photographer Seth CasteelSeth Casteels innovative underwater photography has won him fans around the world. Now Casteel has turned his camera toward the only subjects who could rival his bestselling portraits...
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Texture in Colored Pencil: Techniques for Capturing Soft Realism

Kullberg Ann. · North Light
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Create beautifully textured details in colored pencil--it's easier than you think! New in paperback! In Texture in Colored Pencil (formerly known as Capturing Soft Realism in Colored Pencil) , learn to render lovely background and foreground elements in your colored pencil artwork with...
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The Beatles Lyrics: The Stories Behind the Music, Including the Handwritten Drafts of More Than 100 Classic Beatles Songs

Hunter Davies · Little, Brown and Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The definitive book of Beatles songs, shown as first written by their own hands and put into authoritative context, for the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America.For the Beatles, writing songs was a process that could happen anytime -- songs we all know by heart often began...
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Music

DK Publishing · DK
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

Produced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from The National Music Museum in South Dakota, Music: The Definitive Visual History guides readers through the progression of music since its prehistoric beginnings, discussing not just Western classical music, but music...
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National Geographic The National Parks: An Illustrated History

Kim Heacox · National Geographic
Pages: 367
Format: Print book

An inspired tribute to the astonishing beauty and priceless cultural treasures of America's National Parks, this volume is a lavish celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. National Geographic The National Parks collects the very best of National Geographic's photographs,...
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Magical Musical Tour: Rock and Pop in Film Soundtracks

K J Donnelly · Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.
Pages: 216
Format: eBook

The popular music industry has become completely interlinked with the film industry. The majority of mainstream films come with ready-attached songs that may or may not appear in the film but nevertheless will be used for publicity purposes and appear on a soundtrack album. In many cases,...
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World War I in 40 Posters

Ann P Linder · Stackpole Books
Pages: 147
Format: Print book

Published during the war's centennial, this is the story of the First World War through forty propaganda posters. Essays explain each poster, unpacking the visual imagery and setting the poster within the military, political, social, and cultural history of the war.Informative, provocative,...
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Tangle Journey: Exploring the Far Reaches of Tangle Drawing, from simple strokes to color and mixed media

Beckah Krahula · Quarry Books
Format: Print book

Find the next step in your zentangle journey, with even more step-by-step techniques and beautiful inspirational drawings! An exciting and in-depth follow up to One Zentangle A Day, Beckah Krahula guides you along with her sure-footed instruction and beautiful examples as she shows you how to take...
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Drawing Secrets Revealed - Basics: How to Draw Anything

Sarah Parks · North Light Books
Format: Book

Learn to draw anything you see!Discover the artists' "secrets" that make drawing accessible for everyone. Sarah Parks shares with you her favorite materials and the basic techniques that make it possible. Follow along as she guides you through 20+ demonstrations: You'll...
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Dalí

Gilles Néret · Taschen GmbH,
Pages: 95
Format: Print book

Lobsters and lunacy: The zaniest Surrealist of them all
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Oil & Acrylic: Oceans & Seascapes

Martin Clarke · Walter Foster Publishing
Format: Book

Capture breathtaking oceanic scenes in oil and acrylic with Oceans Seascapes After being introduced to the basic tools and materials needed to begin painting artists will learn specific techniques for painting realistic waves rocky shores and other seaside elements Filled with step-by-step...
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How to Read Music: Beginner Fundamentals of Music and How to Read Musical Notation

Erich Andreas · Createspace
Pages: 76
Format: Print book

Have you ever wanted to quickly learn how to read music? Today you will begin to read How to Read Music. This book will have you on your way to reading all types of music for guitar and piano. How to Read Music: Beginner Fundamentals of Music and How to Read Musical Notation is written...
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The Louvre: All the Paintings

Erich Lessing · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Format: Hardcover

An historic publishing event! Endorsed by the Louvre and for the first time ever, every painting from the worlds most popular museum is available in one stunning book. All 3,022 paintings on display in the permanent painting collection of the Louvre are presented in full color in this striking,...
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Simple Songs for Ukulele: The Easiest Tunes to Strum & Sing on Ukulele

Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation. · Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 135
Format: Print book

(Ukulele) . 50 favorites for standard G-C-E-A ukulele tuning, including: All Along the Watchtower * Burning House * Can't Help Falling in Love * Don't Worry, Be Happy * Folsom Prison Blues * Ho Hey * I'm Yours * King of the Road * Lava * Rude * Stand by Me * Sweet Home Alabama...
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Victoria

Helen Rappaport · Harper Design
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

The official companion to the Masterpiece presentation on PBS, Victoria delves into the private writings of the young Queen Victoria, painting a vivid picture of the personal life of one of England's greatest monarchs. From the producers of Poldark and Endeavour, ITV's Victoria follows...
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Van Dyck, Rembrandt, and the Portrait Print

Victoria Sancho Lobis · The Art Institute of Chicago
Pages: 108
Format: Print book

In the last decade of his life, Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) undertook a printmaking project that changed the conventions of portraiture. In a series later named the Iconography, he portrayed artists alongside kings, courtiers, and diplomats - a radical departure from preexisting conventions....
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Degas

Bernd Growe · Taschen
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Dance class: The master of bodies in motionMost commonly associated with the birth of the Impressionist movement in mid-19th-century Paris, Edgar Degas (1834 1917) in fact defied easy categorization and instead developed a unique style, strongly influenced by Old Masters, the body in motion,...
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Dadaism

Dietmar Elger · Taschen
Pages: 95
Format: Print book

Anti-meaning: Absurdity against the establishment Emerging amid the brutality of World War I, the revolutionaryDadamovement tookdisgust with the establishment as its starting point. From 1916 until the mid 1920s, artists in Zurich, Cologne, Hanover, Paris, and New York posed a radical assault...
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Downton Abbey - A Celebration: The Official Companion to All Six Seasons

Jessica Fellowes · St. Martin's Press, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 317
Format: Print book

"Downton Abbey set a new standard, and it's probable that in 20 or 50 years critics will look back and say that this was period drama at its very best, often imitated but never bettered." -- The Daily MailSince the moment we first entered Downton Abbey in 1912, we have been swept...
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Extreme Worlds

Francis Tsai · IMPACT; Original edition
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

This is a highly practical guide for budding artists who want to create their own extreme sci-fi worlds. Core elements of sci-fi art are taught through ingenious exercises and eleven detailed step by step projects. Subjects covered include aliens, robots, space ships, weapons, space stations...
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The Hubble Cosmos: 25 Years of New Vistas in Space

David H. Devorkin · National Geographic Society
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

To celebrate NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and its 25 years of accomplishments, let The Hubble Cosmos fill your mind with big ideas, brilliant imagery, and a new understanding of the universe in which we live. Relive key moments in the monumental Hubble story, from launch through major...
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You can draw! : simple techniques for realistic drawings

Leonardo Pereznieto · Sixth&Spring Books, 2015.
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

"From the artist and international YouTube sensation Leonardo Pereznieto, his first-ever book teaching how to draw the highly realistic surfaces and textures that earned him millions of YouTube views"--
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