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Sharpie Art Workshop: Techniques and Ideas for Transforming Your World

Timothy Goodman · Rockport Publishers
Pages: 127
Format: Print book

Bold and sharp, brilliant and vivid, Sharpie markers can be found in art, office, and stationery supply stores, drugstores, mass-market and crafts chains - almost anywhere writing utensils are sold. Sharpies can be used on virtually any surface, from the traditional (paper and canvas) to the unexpected...
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Lincoln's White House: The People's House in Wartime

James B Conroy · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

Lincoln's White House is the first book devoted to capturing the look, feel, and smell of the executive mansion from Lincoln's inauguration in 1861 to his assassination in 1865. James Conroy brings to life the people who knew it, from servants to cabinet secretaries. We see the constant...
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Punk London. 1977

Derek Ridgers · Carpet Bombing Culture
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Punk. London.1977. Most people blinked and missed it. Many spent a decade trying to catch up. Derek Ridgers stumbled across it by accident, where it was, in the beating filthy heart of the Roxy in middle of a derelict slum called Covent Garden. Stumbling through the moshpits trying to keep...
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Humble & Kind

Tim McGraw · Hachette Books
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

What if practical inspiration could be as simple as an eye-opening, heartfelt song? From Grammy-winning star performer, husband, and father, Tim McGraw, comes a beautiful keepsake book, inspired by his uplifting hit, "Humble and Kind."HUMBLE AND KIND is the keepsake hardcover...
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Washington's Monument: And the Fascinating History of the Obelisk

John Steele Gordon · Bloomsbury USA, 2016.
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Conceived soon after the American Revolution ended, the great monument to George Washington was not finally completed until almost a century later; the great obelisk was finished in 1884, and remains the tallest stone structure in the world at 555 feet. The story behind its construction...
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Canines of New York

Heather Weston · Bluestreak
Pages: 223
Format: Hardcover

For people who love dogs and New York, this is a visual celebration of the vibrant dog community of New York City, CANINES OF NEW YORK collects more than 500 photographs taken by acclaimed Brooklyn-based photographer Heather Weston in every borough of this dog-loving city.Heather's...
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On Broadway: From Rent to Revolution

Drew Hodges · Rizzoli
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

A visual and oral history of the past twenty years of theater, On Broadway pulls back the curtain to reveal the creative process involved in bringing a Broadway show to the stage and into the public consciousness through the words of Broadway's most famous personalities and the art of SpotCo....
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How to Draw Video Games: Create Unique Characters, Worlds, Levels and More

Steve Harpster · IMPACT
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Gamers, get ready to level up with How to Draw Video Games! From helpful sidekicks to 8-bit aliens and block-style beasts, the video game galaxy is an epic and endless world of battle-ready bosses, spewing lava levels and handyman heroes with the courage to save the day--all you need...
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How to Listen to Jazz

Ted Gioia · Basic Books
Pages: 253
Format: Print book

Jazz is the great American art form, its very essence is predicated on freedom and creativity. Its sound unequivocally calls forth narratives of past struggles and future dreams. Yet jazz can be as inscrutable as it is mesmerizing, especially to outsiders who don't know what to make of improvisation...
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The Theatre Student: Makeup and Masks

Ellen Terry · Rosen Pub Group
Pages: 111
Format: Library Binding

Describes the materials and techniques of theatrical makeup and how to determine their most effective use in transforming the actor's features. Includes a discussion of masks and mask-making.
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Chuck D Presents This Day in Rap and Hip-Hop History

Chuck D · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A comprehensive, chronological survey of rap and hip hop from 1973 to the present by Chuck D, arguably the most influential rapper in the world.In the more than 40 years since the days of DJ Kool Herc and "Rapper's Delight," hip hop and rap have become a billion-dollar worldwide...
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Girls Will Be Boys: Cross-Dressed Women, Lesbians, and American Cinema, 1908-1934

Laura Horak · Rutgers University Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, and Katharine Hepburn all made lasting impressions with the cinematic cross-dressing they performed onscreen. What few modern viewers realize, however, is that these seemingly daring performances of the 1930s actually came at the tail end of a long wave of gender-bending...
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Creating Textures in Watercolor: A Guide to Painting 83 Textures from Grass to Glass to Tree Bark to Fur

Cathy Johnson · North Light Books
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

A step-by-step guide to painting 83 textures from grass to glass to tree bark to fur. Includes detailed demonstrations.
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