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The Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA

Anthony Casillo · Chronicle Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

This magnificent volume offers a rich visual tour of the planets in our solar system. More than 200 breathtaking photographs from the archives of NASA are paired with extended captions detailing the science behind some of our cosmic neighborhood's most extraordinary phenomena. Images of newly...
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Figure Drawing for Artists: Making Every Mark Count

Steve Huston · Rockport Publishers
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

How often does an aspiring artist read a book or take a class on drawing the human body, only to end up with page after page of stiff lifeless marks rather than the well-conceived figure the course promised?Though there are many books on drawing the human figure, none teach how to draw...
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Art, Inc.: The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist

Lisa Congdon · Chronicle Books
Format: Print book

You don't have to starve to be an artist. Build a career doing what you love. In this practical guide, professional artist Lisa Congdon reveals the many ways you can earn a living by making art - through illustration, licensing, fine art sales, print sales, teaching, and beyond. Including...
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The Ring of Truth: The Wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung

Roger Scruton · The Overlook Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The vital, carefully crafted discussion on Wagner's masterpiece, offering deep insight into both the work itself and profound perspective on certain key philosophical questions

Richard Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung is one of the greatest works of art created in modern times, and has fascinated...

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Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book

Andrew Faulkner · Adobe Press
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop choose Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release) from Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons show key step-by-step techniques for working in Photoshop, including how to correct,...
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Woman-Powered Farm: Manual for a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle from Homestead to Field

Audrey Levatino · Countryman Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

To go-to guide for women who want to be part of the farming revolution.Women are leading the new farming revolution in America. Much of the impetus to move back to the land, raise our own food, and connect with our agricultural past is being driven by women. They raise sheep for wool, harvest...
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Kentucky Traveler: My Life in Music

Ricky Skaggs · It Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In Kentucky Traveler, Ricky Skaggs, the music legend who revived modern bluegrass music, gives a warm, honest, one-of-a-kind memoir of forty years in music—along with the Ten Commandments of Bluegrass, as handed down by Rickys mentor Bill Monroe the Essential Guide to Bedrock Country...
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Manga for the Beginner Shoujo: Everything You Need to Start Drawing the Most Popular Style of Japanese Comics

Christopher Hart · Watson-Guptill
Format: Paperback

The ultimate guide to creating the most popular form of manga--shoujo!If you’re reading this, you already love shoujo. But now you’ll be able to take the next step and actually write and draw your very own. The teen characters that populate the genre are outrageously cool, including...
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101 Textures in Graphite & Charcoal: Practical drawing techniques for rendering a variety of surfaces & textures

Steven Pearce · Walter Foster Pub
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

A must-have resource for graphite and charcoal artists of all skill levels. Accurately rendering surfaces and textures is one of the most challenging aspects of working with graphite pencil and charcoal. 101 Textures in Graphite & Charcoal provides artists with step-by-step instructions...
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The First Lady of Radio: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Historic Broadcasts

Stephen Drury Smith · New Press, The
Format: Hardcover

On the afternoon of December 7, 1941, as a stunned nation gathered around the radio to hear the latest about Pearl Harbor, Eleanor Roosevelt was preparing for her weekly Sunday evening national radio program. At 6:45pm, listeners to the NBC Blue network heard the First Lady’s calm,...
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Dressing the Decades: Twentieth-Century Vintage Style

Emmanuelle Dirix · Yale University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

An authoritative and visually stunning look at the fashion of the 20th century, Dressing the Decades examines in depth the origins of the most important luxury garments. Each sumptuously illustrated chapter features a detailed overview of a particular decade, including the historical...
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Artist's Market 2018

Noel Rivera · North Light Books
Pages: 672
Format: Paperback(Forty-third Edition)

A successful art career at your fingertips Do you want to establish or expand a career for yourself in fine art, illustration, or design? Artist's Market 2018 is the must-have reference guide you need. Thousands of successful artists have relied on us to help develop their careers and navigate...
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Cottage, Cabin & Vacation Home Plans

Sunset · Sunset
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Whether nestled in a stand of pines, bordering a mountain lake, or basking in the sun by the sea, a vacation home provides a welcome retreat from the hectic pace of daily life. These distinctive designs offer flexible plans that are perfect for everything from hideaway cabins and retirement...
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The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects

Richard Kurin · Penguin Press HC, The; Book Club Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Smithsonian Institution is America's largest, most important, and most beloved repository for the objects that define our common heritage. Now Under Secretary for Art, History, and Culture Richard Kurin, aided by a team of top Smithsonian curators and scholars, has assembled a literary...
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The Civil War: An Illustrated History

Geoffrey C Ward · Knopf
Pages: 425
Format: Print book

The companion volume to the celebrated PBS television series, with a new preface to mark its twenty-fifth anniversary With more than 500 illustrations: rare Civil War photographs - many never before published - as well as paintings, lithographs, and maps reproduced in full color It was the greatest...
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