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The Acrylic Painter: Tools and Techniques for the Most Versatile Medium

James Van Patten · Watson-Guptill Publications
Pages: 165
Format: Print book

A complete course on acrylic painting for beginners and experienced artists that covers classic approaches and new innovations Embraced for versatility, quick-drying properties, and non-toxicity, no medium offers a wider range of effects forcreating highly expressive art than acrylics....
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Picture This: How Pictures Work

Molly Bang · Chronicle Books
Pages: 134
Format: Print book

Molly Bang's brilliant, insightful, and accessible treatise is now revised and expanded for its 25th anniversary. Bang's powerful ideas - about how the visual composition of images works to engage the emotions, and how the elements of an artwork can give it the power to tell a story...
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The Photographer’s Ipad: The ultimate guide to managing, editing and displaying photos using your iPad

Frank Gallagher · ilex, 2015.
Pages: 143
Format: Print book

The iPad is the perfect photographer's companion. With its amazing screen and apps ranging from free photo filters to professional programs like Lightroom, it just begs to be used by photographers at all levels, and it's become a fixture in their workflow and kit bags alike. This completely...
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Making Art From Maps: Inspiration, Techniques, and an International Gallery of Artists

Jill K Berry · Rockport Publishers
Pages: 160
Format: eBook

Journey through the craft of Making Art with Maps.From origami to paper cutting and decoupage, love of paper crafting has soared, and with it the variety of paper types used by artists. Among these are maps - an apt choice for any crafter: they're easy to find, often free, meant to be folded,...
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: The Art of the Film

Peter Aperlo · Titan Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Fearing the actions of a god-like Superhero left unchecked, Gotham City's own formidable vigilante takes on Metropolis's most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice sees Batman...
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Play It Loud: An Epic History of the Style, Sound, and Revolution of the Electric Guitar

Brad Tolinski · Doubleday Canada
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

By a pair of veteran music writers, an unprecedented history of the electric guitar, its explosive impact on music and culture, and the people who brought it to life For generations the electric guitar has been an international symbol of freedom, danger, rebellion, and hedonism. In Play...
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Banjo: An Illustrated History

Bob Carlin · Backbeat Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

(Book) . The banjo is emblematic of American country music, and it is at the core of other important musical movements, including jazz and ragtime. The instrument has been adopted by many cultures and has been ingrained into many musical traditions, from Mento music in the Caribbean and dance...
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Play it loud : the epic history of the style, sound, and revolution of the electric guitar

Brad Tolinski · Doubleday
Pages: 379

For generations an international symbol of freedom, danger, rebellion, and hedonism, the electric guitar had an explosive impact on music and culture. Now Tolinski and di Perna tell the story of its inventors and iconoclasts, of scam artists, prodigies, and mythologizers as varied and original...
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The Carol Burnett show companion : So glad we had this time

Wesley Hyatt · BearManor Media
Pages: 530

This is the HARDBACK version. You're probably still laughing. If you have seen The Carol Burnett Show, you remember the unbridled hilarity of the sketches performed by Carol, Harvey Korman, Tim Conway, Vicki Lawrence, Dick Van Dyke, Lyle Waggoner, and frequent guest stars Cass Elliot,...
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This Land: An American Portrait

Jack Spencer · University of Texas Press
Pages: 284
Format: Hardcover

Jarred by the 9/11 attacks, photographer Jack Spencer set out in 2003 "in hopes of making a few 'sketches' of America in order to gain some clarity on what it meant to be living in this nation at this moment in time." Across thirteen years, forty-eight states, and eighty thousand...
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Show Posters: The Art and Practice of Making Gig Posters

Pat Jones · Print
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Design meets music in a one-of-a-kind tour! Powerhouse Factories takes you beyond album covers to teach you all about the art that drives today's biggest shows and festivals. Show Posters offers a visual timeline of the big players in the music industry, from The Black Keys and Passion...
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Every song ever

Ben Ratliff · Farrar
Format: Print book

What is music in the age of the cloud? Today, we can listen to nearly anything, at any time. It is possible to flit instantly across genres and generations, from 1980s Detroit techno to 1890s Viennese neo-romanticism. This new age of listening brings with it astonishing new possibilities--as...
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