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Beginner's Guide to Botanical Flower Painting

Michael Lakin · Search Press
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Clean, fresh and precise botanical artwork is within your grasp, with Michael Lakin's clear and simple approach.Michael Lakin, known for his wonderful traditional botanical art, teaches you how to recreate the beauty of nature from first principles. Using Michael's six-stage process,...
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The Art of the Scarf: From Classic Knots and Chic Neckties, to Stylish Turbans, Makeshift Bags, and More

Libby VanderPloeg · Hardie Grant Books
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Discover the transformative power of the scarf; a miracle accessory that has the ability to make a basic outfit look extraordinaryAnyone can wear a scarf, and nearly every woman will have one tucked away in her wardrobe. But knowing how to style up your scarf is another matter.In The Art of the Scarf,...
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Treasured Lands: A Photographic Odyssey Through America's 59 National Parks

Q.T. Luong · Cameron & Co
Pages: 456
Format: Print book

It is said that a photograph helped launch the national parks. After Congress viewed photos of Yosemite, President Lincoln was moved to sign a bill that paved the way for the U.S. National Park Service, which was founded in 1916 and is now celebrating its centennial. In Treasured Lands:...
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Born to Drum: The Truth About the World's Greatest Drummers--from John Bonham and Keith Moon to Sheila E. and Dave Grohl

Tony Barrell · Dey Street Books
Format: Hardcover

The pulse of rock'n'roll - the drummer - finally gets its due in this unique, all-encompassing inside look at the history, artists, instruments, and culture of drumming.Beating the hell out of a drum kit is hard, sweaty, demanding work. Yet instead of being showered with respect,...
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Storytelling Portrait Photography: How to Document the Lives of Children and Families

Paula Ferazzi Swift · Amherst Media
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Photojournalists are trained to scout important events, capture mood and emotion, predict peak action, and create images that, in an instant, tell a compelling and memorable story. In this book, award-winning photojournalist Paula Ferazzi Swift (from Framingham, MA) shows readers how she adapted...
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Nikon D3400 For Dummies

Julie Adair King · For Dummies
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Discover the essentials to getting better photos with the Nikon DLSLR D3400 The Nikon D3400 hits stores as Nikon's most advanced entry-level DSLR camera. Along with the pixel power to deliver sharp images, it also offers tools to be instantly creative and quickly share photos to a smartphone....
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So You Want to Sing for a Lifetime: A Guide for Performers

Brenda Smith · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Singing can be a healthy, invigorating activity for people of every age, and participating in this fully athletic exercise remains enjoyable through each season of life if the singer and singing teacher adjust expectations regarding tone quality, range, agility, and stamina. Brenda Smith...
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Artist's Toolbox: Painting Tools & Materials: A practical guide to paints, brushes, palettes and more

Walter Foster Creative Team. · Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Discover the essential tools, materials, and techniques needed to get started in painting.The Artist's Toolbox series provides easy-to-use reference guides for beginning and aspiring artists. While many instructional art books gloss over important concepts, focusing instead on how to simply...
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Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon

Peter Ames Carlin · Thorndike Press Large Print
Pages: 617
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory account of the life of beloved American music icon, Paul Simon, by the bestselling rock biographer Peter Ames CarlinTo have been alive during the last sixty years is to have lived with the music of Paul Simon. The boy from Queens scored his first hit record in 1957, just months...
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Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You

Misty Copeland · Grand Central Life & Style
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The celebrated ballerina and role model, Misty Copeland, shares the secrets of how to reshape your body and achieve a lean, strong physique and glowing health.Misty Copeland believes "There has been a shift in recent years in which women no longer desire the bare bones of a runway...
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Fashion Illustration Art: How to Draw Fun & Fabulous Figures, Trends and Styles

Jennifer Lilya · North Light Books
Format: Book

From the clothes to the pose, here's everything you need to create fierce fashion illustrations.Create fabulous fashion moments! Drawing on 20+ years of fashion illustrating experience, Jennifer Lilya uses acrylic paint and black ink to show you how to draw the clothes, poses and attitudes...
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Vietnam: A New History

Christopher E Goscha · Basic Books
Pages: 592
Format: Print book

In Vietnam, Christopher Goscha tells the full history of the events that created the modern state of Vietnam, from antiquity to the present day. Generations of emperors, rebels, priests, and colonizers left complicated legacies in this remarkable country. Periods of Chinese, French, and Japanese...
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Rubens: His Life and Works: An Illustrated Exploration Of The Artist, His Life And Context, With A Gallery Of 300 Paintings And Drawings

SUSIE HODGE · Lorenz Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An insightful biography and showcase of the celebrated and influential Baroque painter, sumptuously illustrated throughout.
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The Figurative Artist's Handbook: A Contemporary Guide to Figure Drawing, Painting, and Composition

Robert Zeller · Monacelli Studio
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

An Authoritative, Comprehensive Guide for Contemporary Figurative Artists Mastering the figure is an essential tool for any serious visual artist. At a time when renewed interest in figurative art is surging throughout the art world, author Robert Zeller presents The Figurative Artist's...
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1,500 Stretches: The Complete Guide to Flexibility and Movement

Hollis Liebman · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 736
Format: Hardcover

1,500 Stretches--the follow-up book to the New York Times bestseller 2,100 Asanas-- compiles all stretching poses in one place, organized by body part, with stunning photographs, easy-to-follow steps, and the health benefits of each pose. Does your lower back ache from sitting all day?...
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