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Freehand: Sketching Tips and Tricks Drawn from Art

Helen Birch · Chronicle Books
Format: Paperback

Creating stylish sketches by hand is easy and fun with this inspiring guide. Freehand breaks down basic drawing techniques into bite-sized chunks, and reveals their practical application in dazzling examples by today's coolest artists. Over 200 innovative works of art demonstrate all the fundamentals—line,...
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Explore Harvard: The Yard and Beyond

Harvard University · Harvard University Press
Format: Book

As part of its 375th celebrations, the University has created a new photo book, Explore Harvard: The Yard and Beyond. This collection of photographs brings to life the myriad intellectual exchanges that make Harvard one of the world’s leading institutions of higher education. Presenting...
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Clapton: The Ultimate Illustrated History

Chris Welch · Voyageur Press; First edition
Format: Print book

One of Guitar World magazine’s Top 15 rock books of 2011.He was born Eric Patrick Clapton, but you can just call him “Slowhand.”Over the years, fans of Eric Clapton have debated the high points of an epic career in blues and rock ‘n’ roll spanning nearly fifty...
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The Insider's Guide To Creating Comics And Graphic Novels

Andy Schmidt · Impact
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

From the creative minds behind your favorite modern-day comics ...In this unprecedented, behind-the-scenes guide, former Marvel editor and current IDW senior editor Andy Schmidt and his superstar industry friends give you the inside track on creating engaging, professional-looking comic...
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The New York Times Explorer: Cities & Towns

Barbara Ireland · TASCHEN
Pages: 303
Format: Hardcover

Urban AdventuresJourneys of discovery into the heart of the city Whether you choose an itinerary-free ramble through Lisbon's cobblestoned streets or an eye-opening bike tour of Tokyo's diverse neighborhoods, pack your bags and share in the discoveries of The New York Times Explorer:...
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Imogen Cunningham

Imogen Cunningham · TF Editores/D.A.P.
Format: Book

Throughout her long life, Imogen Cunningham was tireless and exemplary in her pursuit of new developments in photography and in the expansion of her own practice. An inspiration to several successive generations, she reinvented the genres of botanical photography, street photography, nudes...
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Doctor Who: Whographica: An Infographic Guide to Space and Time

Steve O'Brien · Harperdesign
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Explore the rich history of Doctor Who like never before, through colorful and creative visualizations and infographics in this captivating, intriguing, beautiful, and strange compendium.The Doctor's family tree, the strangest weapons in the whole universe, the frequency of the letter...
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Palace of Culture: Andrew Carnegie’s Museums and Library in Pittsburgh

Robert J. Gangewere · University of Pittsburgh Press; 1 edition
Format: Book

Andrew Carnegie is remembered as one of the world’s great philanthropists. As a boy, he witnessed the benevolence of a businessman who lent his personal book collection to laborer’s apprentices. That early experience inspired Carnegie to create the “Free to the People”...
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Letters to Young Filmmakers: Creativity and Getting Your Films Made

Howard Suber · Michael Wiese Productions
Format: Paperback

Letters to aspiring directors, producers, screenwriters, and other creatives from one of the world’s leading teachers of film. Suber emphasizes that what is required of a professional in the world of film is not just technique, but an understanding and ability to deal with the realities...
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Masters of Art: Bruegelpieter Bruegel

Christian V?hringer · H.F.Ullmann Publishing Gmbh
Format: Book

Pieter Bruegel (1525–1569) was a Flemish Renaissance painter and printmaker known for his landscapes and peasant scenes. In this volume, numerous large-sized illustrations showcase the artist’s oeuvre, and authoritative texts illustrate the decisive stages in the artist’s...
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Drawing and Painting Imaginary Animals: A Mixed-Media Workshop with Carla Sonheim

Carla Sonheim · Quarry Books
Format: Kindle Edition

Rediscover a more child-like approach to creating with Drawing and Painting Imaginary Animals! Through fun and creative exercises, Carla Sonheim teaches you to draw a variety of fun animals and creatures, including:Dogs - Birds - Elephants - Fish - Cats - Rabbits - Fluffalumps - and many...
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Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World

John Szwed · Viking Adult; 1St Edition edition
Format: Book

The remarkable life and times of the man who popularized American folk music and created the science of song Folklorist, archivist, anthropologist, singer, political activist, talent scout, ethnomusicologist, filmmaker, concert and record producer, Alan Lomax is best remembered as the man who introduced...
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Chart Toppers: The Great Performers of Popular Music Over the Last 50 Years

Bob Brunning · Firefly Books
Format: Book

The ultimate guide to the music of the latter half of the 20th century. Chart Toppers is a chronological survey of the most important popular music genres since the 1960s. The authors highlight the key solo musicians and groups, explore how their careers developed, survey their hit songs,...
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Honky Tonk Girl: My Life in Lyrics

Loretta Lynn · Knopf; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

One of the most beloved country music stars of all time gives us the first collection of her lyrics and, in her own words, tells the stories that inspired her most popular songs, such as "Coal Miner's Daughter," "Don't Come Home A' Drinkin'," and, of course,...
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Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects

Neil MacGregor · Viking
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of A History of the World in 100 Objects brings the world of Shakespeare and the Tudor era of Elizabeth I into focusWe feel we know Shakespeares characters. Think of Hamlet, trapped in indecision, or Macbeths merciless and ultimately self-destructive...
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