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The Encyclopedia of Drawing Techniques
The Encyclopedia of Drawing Techniques

Hazel Harrison · Search Press(UK)
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Detailed photographic sequences explore pencil, charcoal, pen and technical pen techniques, including shading, building up, blending, hatching, highlighting, stippling and more. Colored pencils, chalks, pastels, and pen and ink are also covered with inspirational pictures across a full...
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Love for Sale: Pop Music in America
Love for Sale: Pop Music in America

David Hajdu · Farrar
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A personal, idiosyncratic history of popular music that also may well be definitive, from the revered music criticDavid Hajdu begins Love for Sale, his personal history of recorded pop music, in an unexpected place--not with nostalgic reminiscences of the 45s of his youth but with the sheet-music...
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Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story
Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story

Rick Bragg · Harper; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerThe greatest Southern storyteller of our time, New York Times bestselling author Rick Bragg, tracks down the greatest rock and roller of all time, Jerry Lee Lewis - and gets his own story, from the source, for the very first time.A monumental figure on the American...
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West Point History of World War II, Vol. 1
West Point History of World War II, Vol. 1

The United States Military Academy · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 339
Format: Print book

An outstanding new military history of the first half of World War II, featuring a rich array of images, exclusive graphics, superb new maps, and expert analysis commissioned by the United States Military Academy to teach the art of war to West Point cadets.Since 1836, United States Military...
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Paint Like The Masters: An excellent way to learn from those who have much to teach
Paint Like The Masters: An excellent way to learn from those who have much to teach

Parramón Editorial Team · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Copying the works of the great painting masters is not a simple exercise in mimicry. It is a formative practice for artists of all levels who desire to make progress in the medium. It is also a valuable tool for art history lovers and students who wish to increase their knowledge of the techniques...
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Dylan Goes Electric!: Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night That Split the Sixties
Dylan Goes Electric!: Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night That Split the Sixties

Elijah Wald · Dey Street Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

One of the music world's pre-eminent critics takes a fresh and much-needed look at the day Dylan "went electric" at the Newport Folk Festival, timed to coincide with the event's fiftieth anniversary.On the evening of July 25, 1965, Bob Dylan took the stage at Newport Folk...
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The Fate of the Masterpiece: How the Monuments Men Rescued the Mystic Lamb from the Nazis
The Fate of the Masterpiece: How the Monuments Men Rescued the Mystic Lamb from the Nazis

Noah Charney · PublicAffairs
Pages: 190
Format: eBook

This short e-book, adapted from Noah Charney's book Stealing the Mystic Lamb, tells the dramatic story of the rescue of The Ghent Altarpiece from Nazi pillagers.As the Nazis stormed across Europe during the Second World War, hundreds of thousands of artworks disappeared in their wake....
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Rocks: My Life in and out of Aerosmith
Rocks: My Life in and out of Aerosmith

Joe Perry · Simon & Schuster; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

An insightful and harrowing roller coaster ride through the career of one of rock and rolls greatest guitarists. Strap yourself in. —Slash Rocking Joe Perry rocks again! —Jimmy Page Before the platinum records or the Super Bowl half-time show or the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Joe Perry...
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Special Deluxe: A Memoir of Life & Cars
Special Deluxe: A Memoir of Life & Cars

Neil Young · Blue Rider Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Neil Young's first memoir, Waging Heavy Peace, was an international bestseller and critical sensation. The Wall Street Journal wrote that it was "terrific: modest, honest, funny and frequently moving," while The New York Times found it "as charismatically off the wall...
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150 Best Mini Interior Ideas
150 Best Mini Interior Ideas

Francesc Zamora · Harper Design
Format: Hardcover

The most recent volume in the highly successful 150 Best series, this comprehensive handbook showcases the latest in efficient and successful small space design.Filled with 500 pages of beautiful full-color photographs, 150 Best Mini Interior Ideas profiles dozens of exciting interiors...
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Making Art From Maps: Inspiration, Techniques, and an International Gallery of Artists
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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Photography in Japan 1853-1912
Photography in Japan 1853-1912

Terry Bennett · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Book

Photography in Japan 1853-1912 is a fascinating visual record of Japanese culture during its metamorphosis from a feudal society to a modern, industrial nation at a time when the art of photography was still in its infancy. The 350 rare and antique photos in this book, most of them published...
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Guerilla Furniture Design: How to Build Lean, Modern Furniture with Salvaged Materials
Guerilla Furniture Design: How to Build Lean, Modern Furniture with Salvaged Materials

Will Holman · Storey Books
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

This innovative collection features 35 simple, inexpensive projects that you can make from salvaged and upcycled materials -- cardboard, metal, plastic, and wood. The projects include tables, shelving units, chairs, lamps, and more, in a variety of styles. Many are stackable and easily...
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I'll Be Back Right After This: My Memoir
I'll Be Back Right After This: My Memoir

Pat O'Brien · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Best seller!Pat O'Brien was a skinny South Dakota kid with long hair, a rock and roll band, divorced parents and an alcoholic father. In all the familiar ways, he was on the road to nowhere until a professor, who envisioned his future as the household name he would...
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