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Just Paint It!: The World's Most Enjoyable Painting Course. Ever!

Sam Piyasena , · Barron's Educational Series
Format: Hardcover

For anyone who has ever gazed longingly at a set of artists paints and brushes in a store and wished that they knew where to begin, this is the book for them. This companion to Barrons Just Draw It! relies on the belief that anyone can paint, and encourages readers to not only learn, but to experiment...
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The Complete Artist's Manual: The Definitive Guide to Painting and Drawing

Simon Jennings · Chronicle Books; Reprint edition

The practical, accessible painting and drawing guidance that made The Artist's Manual and The New Artist's Manual beloved classics now returns in a refreshed design and compact new package. With the same breadth of content as the originals, this updated version is packed with easy...
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Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers

Mike Sacks · Penguin Books

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR Amy Poehler, Mel Brooks, Adam McKay, George Saunders, Bill Hader, Patton Oswalt, and many more take us deep inside the mysterious world of comedy in this fascinating, laugh-out-loud-funny book. Packed with behind-the-scenes...
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Live From New York: The Complete, Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live as Told by Its Stars, Writers, and Guests

Tom Shales · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

Just in time for the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Live, a rollickingly updated edition of LIVE FROM NEW YORK with nearly 100 new pages covering the past decade.When first published to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Saturday Night Live, LIVE FROM NEW YORK was immediately proclaimed...
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Painting Nature in Watercolor with Cathy Johnson: 37 Step-by-Step Demonstrations Using Watercolor Pencil and Paint

Cathy Johnson · North Light Books

Breathe fresh air into your watercolors! Capture the wonders of nature!From crashing waves to sculptured deserts, from grand sunsets to humble wildflowers, from backyard discoveries to exotic getaways, the natural world offers inspiration enough for a lifetime! In this book, one of today's...
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Ways of Curating

Hans Ulrich Obrist · Faber & Faber
Format: Hardcover

Hans Ulrich Obrist curated his first exhibit in his kitchen when he was twenty-three years old. Since then he has staged more than 250 shows internationally, many of them among the most influential exhibits of our age. Ways of Curating is a compendium of the insights Obrist has gained from...
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The Sound of Music FAQ: All Thats Left to Know about Maria, the von Trapps, and Our Favorite Things

Barry Monush · Applause Theatre & Cinema Books

The Sound of Music FAQ is a comprehensive, encyclopedia-like reference to the worlds most popular movie musical. Rather than focusing on the often-told stories of this classic movie, this book looks at the 1965 Oscar-winner in relation to its source, including the true von Trapp family...
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We Don't Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy

Caseen Gaines · Plume Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the wildly successful and beloved Back to the Future trilogy, just in time for the 30th anniversary Long before Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled through time in a flying DeLorean, director Robert Zemeckis, and his friend and writing partner Bob Gale,...
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