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The Art of Drawing Optical Illusions: How to draw mind-bending illusions and three-dimensional trick art in graphite and colored pencil

JONATHAN STEPHEN HARRIS - Walter Foster Publishing
Format: Paperback

From impossible shapes to three-dimensional sketches and trick art, you won't believe your eyes as you learn to draw optical illusions in graphite and colored pencil.Perfect for beginning artists, The Art of Drawing Optical Illusions begins with a basic introduction to optical illusions...
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The Simpsons family history : a celebration of television's favorite family

Matt Groening - Abrams
Format:  Book : English

So you think you know the Simpsons Well, think again! The Simpsons Family History unravels 25 years of Simpsons facts and fun and presents them in a never-before-seen chronological format. Travel through time with Matt Groening as he pulls back the curtain and reveals the events that turned...
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs

Greil Marcus - Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

Selects ten songs recorded between 1956 and 2008 that embody rock and roll as a thing in itself--in the story each song tells, inhabits, and creates in its legacy.
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The Complete Guide to Drawing for Beginners: 21 Step-by-Step Lessons - Over 450 illustrations!

Yoshiko Ogura - Tuttle Publishing
Format: Paperback

An easy-to-follow, yet comprehensive beginner's guide to drawing .In The Complete Guide to Drawing for Beginners, experienced art instructor Yoshiko Ogura explains the basics of pencil drawing through a series of lessons that provide insights on artistic composition, simulating highlights...
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Gardener's Son

Cormac McCarthy - HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Print book

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Cormac McCarthy's acclaimed first screenplay, the basis for an Emmy-nominated film - a taut, riveting intergenerational drama of fathers and sons, power, inequality, rage, and violence set in post-Civil War South Carolina.Set in Graniteville, South Carolina,...
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Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh

John Lahr - W. W. Norton & Company; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography and Finalist for the National Book Award. The definitive biography of Americas greatest playwright from the celebrated drama critic of The New Yorker.John Lahr has produced a theater biography like no other. Tennessee Williams...
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National Geographic Photo Ark Wonders: Celebrating Diversity in the Animal Kingdom

Joel Sartore - National Geographic
Format: Hardcover

Joel Sartore, on a mission to photograph all the animal species in human care, now delights us with more photographs, this time selected to represent the amazing diversity of the world's animals. The book's four chapters -- Pattern, Shape, Extra, and Personality -- invite us to revel...
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The Magic Pattern Book: Sew 6 Patterns into 36 Different Styles!

Amy Barickman - Workman Publishing Company; Pap/Cdr edition
Format: Book

Home sewing is booming again. Inspired by sites like Etsy, Craftsy, Pinterest, and CreativeBug, by the continuing popularity of Project Runway and other fashion shows, and by the ever-growing DIY movement, there are more than 35 million sewists in America. Now, for this new generation that...
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The Battle of Versailles: The Night American Fashion Stumbled into the Spotlight and Made History

Robin Givhan - Flatiron Books
Format: Hardcover

"It was a big deal when American fashion went to Versailles. Who better than Robin Givhan to tell this captivating story?" - Diane von FurstenbergOn November 28, 1973, the world's social elite gathered at the Palace of Versailles for an international fashion show. By the time...
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Oh Gussie!: Cooking and Visiting in Kimberly's Southern Kitchen

Kimberly Schlapman - William Morrow & Company
Format: Hardcover

A down-home Southern cookbook by one of the founding members of the platinum-selling country music band Little Big Town and star of the popular cable show Kimberly's Simply Southern.Kimberly Schlapman is the girl next door. She's also an award-winning Nashville superstar and the popular...
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