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Learn to Paint in Acrylics with 50 Small Paintings: Pick up the skills * Put on the paint * Hang up your art

Mark Daniel Nelson · Quarry Books, 2015.
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Get all you need to know about acrylic painting in one book, perfect for first-time painters or anyone interested in building their skills!This unique book is a complete course in acrylic painting, built up from key techniques. As the reader progresses through the sections of the book,...
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New York's Yiddish Theater: From the Bowery to Broadway

Edna Nashon · Columbia University Press 2016.
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In the early decades of the twentieth century, a vibrant theatrical culture took shape on New York City's Lower East Side. Original dramas, comedies, musicals, and vaudeville, along with sophisticated productions of Shakespeare, Ibsen, and Chekhov, were innovatively staged for crowds...
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Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse

Eric Jay Dolin · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

In a work rich in maritime lore and brimming with original historical detail, Eric Jay Dolin, the best-selling author of Leviathan, presents an epic history of American lighthouses, telling the story of America through the prism of its beloved coastal sentinels.Set against the backdrop...
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The Paintings of George Bellows

Marianne Doezema · Harry N Abrams; 1St Edition edition
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Best remembered for his sporting scenes, American realist painter George Bellows had an enormous range of subject interests, as revealed by this splendid catalogue of a touring exhibition. Bellows's late, joyful landscapes, done shortly before his death from appendicitis in 1925, are delirious...
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Music in the Age of Anxiety: American Music in the Fifties

James Wierzbicki · University of Illinois Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Derided for its conformity and consumerism, 1950s America paid a price in anxiety. Prosperity existed under the shadow of a mushroom cloud. Optimism wore a Bucky Beaver smile that masked worry over threats at home and abroad. But even dread could not quell the revolutionary changes taking...
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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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For Love: 25 Heartwarming Celebrations of Humanity

Eugene Kim · Chronicle Books
Pages: 156
Format: Print book

This collection of highly creative and incredibly moving visual stories from 25 contemporary photographers has been thoughtfully curated by Alice Yoo and Eugene Kim, founders of the leading art and culture blog My Modern Met. These photo essays capture magnificent displays of ordinary people...
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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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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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Field Recordings from the Inside: Essays

Joe Bonomo · Soft Skull Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Using as its epigraph and unifying principle Luc Sante's notion that "Every human being is an archeological site," Field Recordings from the Inside provides a deep and personal examination at the impact of music on our lives. Bonomo effortlessly moves between the personal...
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Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends

Richard Ormond · National Portrait Gallery Publications
Pages: 256

Many of the sitters in this collection were John Singer Sargents close friends. They are posed informally, sometimes in the act of painting or singing, and it is evident from the bold way they confront us that they are personalities of a creative stamp. Brilliant as these pictures are as works...
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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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Play It Loud: An Epic History of the Style, Sound, and Revolution of the Electric Guitar

Brad Tolinski · Doubleday Canada
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

By a pair of veteran music writers, an unprecedented history of the electric guitar, its explosive impact on music and culture, and the people who brought it to life For generations the electric guitar has been an international symbol of freedom, danger, rebellion, and hedonism. In Play...
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Behind the Hits/Inside Stories of Classic Pop and Rock and Roll

Bob Shannon · Warner Books
Pages: 254
Format: Paperback

Recounts the stories of how rock and roll songs were written, recorded, and became popular
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Never a Dull Moment: 1971--The Year That Rock Exploded

David Hepworth · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A rollicking look at 1971 - the busiest, most innovative and resonant year of the 70s, defined by the musical arrival of such stars as David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and Joni MitchellOn New Year's Eve, 1970, Paul McCartney told his lawyers to issue the writ at the High Court...
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