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The Art of Paint Pouring: Tips, techniques, and step-by-step instructions for creating colorful poured art in acrylic

Amanda VanEver · Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Learn the creative, innovative technique of making art by pouring paint with The Art of Paint Pouring! Featuring easy step-by-step projects, practical tips, and beautiful art from an established paint-pouring expert, this book will help artists of any skill level make colorful, textured...
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Alfred Hitchcock. The Complete Films

Paul Duncan · TASCHEN
Pages: 688
Format: Hardcover

The name Alfred Hitchcock is synonymous with suspense -- that is to say, masterful, spine-tingling, thrilling, shocking, excruciating, eye-boggling suspense. With triumphs such as Rebecca, Vertigo, Rear Window, and Psycho, Hitchcock (1899-1980) fashioned a new level of cinematic intrigue...
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Cat Paws

PIE International · PIE International
Pages: 88
Format: Hardcover

Paws! Paws! Paws! full of cat paws. This is a collection of more than 40 cats from cat lover's Instagram, Twitter, and blogs. Filled with tons of cute angle shots, this book will surely melt your heart.
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Pictures with Purpose: Early Photographs from the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Michele Gates Moresi · GILES
Pages: 72
Format: Paperback

Pictures with Purpose, the seventh volume in the Double Exposure series, explores images from the NMAAHC's collection of nineteenth and early twentieth-century photography that includes daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, cyanotypes, stereographs, and other...
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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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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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Queen Bey: A Celebration of the Power and Creativity of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

Veronica Chambers · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

From the editor of the bestselling anthology The Meaning of Michelle, a celebration of one of the greatest stars of our timeThe Ultimate Beyonce Collectible Beyoncé. Her name conjures more than music, it has come to be synonymous with beauty, glamour, power, creativity, love, and romance....
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Close Up Photography in Nature

John and Barbara Gerlach · Focal Press; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Capturing the grandeur of landscapes or mood of a certain natural light is challenging but often the simple details of a texture or color evade photographers most of all. In Close Up Photography in Nature, best-selling authors and nature photography pros, John and Barbara...
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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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Language of the Spirit: An Introduction to Classical Music

Jan Swafford · Basic Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

For many of us, classical music is something serious-something we study in school, something played by cultivated musicians at fancy gatherings. In Language of the Spirit, renowned music scholar Jan Swafford argues that we have it all wrong: classical music has something for everyone and is accessible...
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Whistler: A Life for Art's Sake

Daniel E Sutherland · Yale University Press
Pages: 440
Format: Hardcover

The first biography in more than twenty years of James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) is also the first to make extensive use of the artist's private correspondence to tell the story of his life and work. This engaging personal history dispels the popular notion of Whistler as merely...
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Block Print Magic: The Essential Guide to Designing, Carving, and Taking Your Artwork Further with Relief Printing

Emily Louise Howard · Rockport Publishers
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Block Print Magic is an essential guide to the techniques of linoleum block printing, with step-by-step images and a gallery of finished works for inspiration and visual demonstration. Block Print Magic is the perfect reference for a wide range of printmaking enthusiasts. The easy-to-follow...
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