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50 Years of Rolling Stone: The Music, Politics and People that Changed Our Culture

Rolling Stone. · Abrams
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

For the past fifty years, Rolling Stone has been a leading voice in journalism, cultural criticism, and - above all - music. This landmark book documents the magazine's rise to prominence as the voice of rock and roll and a leading showcase for era-defining photography. From the 1960s...
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Black Girls Rock!: Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth.

BEVERLY BOND · Atria / 37 INK
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the founder of the mentoring organization and awards show Black Girls Rock! comes an inspiring and beautifully-designed tribute to the achievements and contributions of black women around the world, featuring moving entries from icons like Kerry Washington, Angela Davis, Misty Copeland,...
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Bob Ross: The Joy of Painting

BOB ROSS · Universe
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A celebration of the life and work of the pop-culture icon who gently encouraged millions to explore their creativity. Known for incorporating "happy little" clouds, mountains, and trees in paintings he would create in just twenty-six television minutes, Bob Ross had an encouraging...
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Cover Me: The Stories Behind the Greatest Cover Songs of All Time

RAY PADGETT · Sterling
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the creator of the popular website covermesongs.com comes the perfect book for music fans: the inside stories behind 20 iconic cover songs and the artists who turned them into classics. A great cover only makes a song stronger. Jimi Hendrix's version of Bob Dylan's "All...
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Dancing on Raindrops

Roxanne Evans Stout · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 164
Format: Paperback

The author of Storytelling with Collage, Roxanne Evans Stout, presents a vibrant compilation of rich photographs, unique mixed-media art and prose that not only tell her story but will lovingly empower you to tell yours, as well. As this stunning and visually-poetic book unfolds, you'll...
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Draw Like the Masters: An Excellent Way to Learn from Those Who Have Much to Teach

Parramon. · Barron'S
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Since the very first artists began creating masterpieces, students have been hoping to learn the secrets of their craft. Copying drawings by the masters was, is, and will continue to be a common practice among students of Fine Arts. Besides being an exercise of tremendous value and training,...
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I Wrote This For You: 2007 - 2017

pleasefindthis · Central Avenue Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

I need you to understand something. Ten years ago, I started writing this for you. I wrote it for you and only you. Since then, millions of other people have read it, but none have understood it the way you understand it. I set out to find you a long time ago and today, I'm so glad...
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Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney's Animation

MINDY JOHNSON · Disney Editions
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the earliest origins of animated imagery, the colorful link between paper and screen was created by legions of female artists working on the slick surface of celluloid sheets. With calligraphic precision and Rembrandtesque mastery, these women painstakingly brought pencil drawings...
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Read This if You Want to Be Great at Drawing

SELWYN LEAMY · Laurence King Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

This book demystifies the art and practice of drawing. Through fifty drawings by great masters past and present, the techniques and ideas behind their master sketches will put you on the path to making your own great drawings.The entries also feature exercises with step-by-step instructions...
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Route 66: America's Longest Small Town

Jim Hinckley · Voyageur Press
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

A unique, behind-the-scenes look at the iconic places on Route 66 and the stories of the people who conserve them, preserve them, and infuse them with vitality.The cornerstone of the Route 66 renaissance is the nostalgia that inspires millions of visitors to seek the authentic 1950s-era...
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Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How "The Graduate" Became the Touchstone of a Generation

Beverly Gray · Algonquin Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you?" When The Graduate premiered in December 1967, its filmmakers had only modest expectations attached to what seemed to be a small, sexy, art house comedy adapted from an obscure first novel by an eccentric twenty-four-year-old....
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Sell & Re-Sell Your Photos: Learn How to Sell Your Photographs Worldwide

Rohn Engh · North Light Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Sell your photos again and again! Live anywhere. Pick your hours. Be your own boss. Earn more money. See your pictures in print. Discover the freedom of a profitable photo business by learning the secrets behind making and selling editorial stock photography. For more than three decades,...
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Stand Out: Design a personal brand. Build a killer portfolio. Find a great design job.

Denise Anderson · Peachpit Press
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

The design marketplace has never been more competitive, or demanded more from emerging talent. To succeed, you must navigate the transition from learner to professional with purpose and precision. In Stand Out: Building Your Design Portfolio, Denise Anderson offers a hands-on, three-step,...
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Star, Branch, Spiral, Fan: Learn to Draw from Nature's Perfect Design Structures

Yellena James · Rockport Publishers
Pages: 126
Format: Flexibound

True beauty is found in nature, making this the perfect sketch book for your art inspiration!As if being responsible for dazzling sunsets and the aurora borealis were not enough, nature is also guardian to the universal principals of design. With mathematical perfection, its recurring structures...
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Talking Guitar: Conversations with Musicians Who Shaped Twentieth-Century American Music

Jas Obrecht · University of North Carolina Press in association with the Southern Folklife Collection
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In this lively collection of interviews, storied music writer Jas Obrecht presents a celebration of the world's most popular instrument as seen through the words, lives, and artistry of some of its most beloved players. Readers will read--and hear--accounts of the first guitarists on record,...
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