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World War I: The Definitive Visual History

R.G. Grant · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

2014 marks the centennial of the start of World War I - DK will mark the occasion with the publication of World War I: The Definitive Visual Guide, a vividly illustrated, in-depth account of the Great War. Written by historian R. G. Grant, and created by DK's award-winning editorial...
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Thomas Kinkade: Paintings of Radiant Light

Thomas Kinkade · Abbeville Press; First Edition edition
Pages: 236
Format: Hardcover

Celebrating the charming and radiant works of Thomas Kinkade, a foremost contemporary painter of light, this delightful volume recounts the uplifting story of the artist's life and adventures, recalls the inspiration behind his work, and describes the fascinating personal references--to...
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Hitmaker: The Man and His Music

Tommy Mottola · Grand Central Publishing; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Much has been written about Tommy Mottola, one of the most powerful, visionary, and successful executives in the history of the music industry. He discovered, developed and launched the careers of many superstars, including Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Shakira, Jennifer Lopez and Gloria Estefan,...
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Rock Art!: Painting and Crafting with the Humble Pebble

Denise Scicluna · Barron's Educational Series
Format: Print book

Great uses for rocks: throwing, skipping, kicking ... how about painting? Rock painting is one of the oldest forms of artistic expression known to man. The varied surfaces, shapes, and sizes of rocks also make them perfect for crafts. From brooches to bookends, paperweights to place cards,...
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Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood

William J. Mann · Harper; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerEdgar Award winner for Best Fact CrimeThe Day of the Locust meets The Devil in the White City and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil in this juicy, untold Hollywood story an addictive true tale of ambition, scandal, intrigue, murder, and the creation of the modern...
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The Chinese Art Book

Jeffrey Moser · Phaidon Press
Format: Hardcover

The Chinese Art Book is a beautifully packaged, authoritative, and unprecedented overview of Chinese art from its earliest dynasties to the contemporary generation of artists enlivening today's art world. 300 works represent every form of Chinese visual art, including painting, calligraphy,...
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How to Draw and Paint Fantasy Combat: A Step-by-Step Guide to Epic Combat Scenes

Matt Stawicki · Barron's Educational Series
Format: Paperback

One of the hallmarks of fantasy art is incredible combat scenes. Epic battles beneath thundery skies, hand-to-hand combat between good and evil, the lone warrior facing a monstrous foe ... this is what fantasy is all about! For artists, the amount of detail and movement needed to make these...
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TIME-LIFE The Civil War in 500 Photographs

TIME-LIFE Books · TIME-LIFE
Format: Print book

The name TIME-LIFE has become synonymous with providing readers with a deeper understanding of subjects and world events that matter to us all. Now, with the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War upon us, TIME-LIFE The Civil War in 500 Photographs will be an indispensable guide...
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Paula Deen's Savannah Style

Paula Deen · Simon & Schuster; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

With its lush gardens, stately town houses, and sprawling plantations, Savannah is the epitome of old Southern style, and who better to give you the grand tour than Paula Deen, the citys most famous resident and anointed Queen of Southern Cuisine? In this gorgeous, richly illustrated book,...
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Bruce

Peter Ames Carlin · Touchstone
Format: Hardcover

Peter Ames Carlin’s New York Times bestselling biography of one America’s greatest musicians is the first in twenty-five years to be written with the cooperation of Bruce Springsteen himself; “Carlin gets across why Mr. Springsteen has meant so much, for so long, to so many...
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Drawing for Everyone: Classic and Creative Fundamentals

Bruce Waldman · Peter Pauper Press
Format: Book

"With many 'how to draw' books published every year, Drawing for Everyone stands out as one of the very few that could earn a place on the bookshelves of artists and nonartists alike as 'essential.'" --Peter Dabbene, Foreword Reviews "This accessible and practical...
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Vietnam: The Real War: A Photographic History by the Associated Press

Pete Hamill · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Book

To cover the Vietnam War, the Associated Press gathered an extraordinary group of superb photojournalists in its Saigon bureau, creating one of the great photographic legacies of the 20th century. Collected here are images that tell the story of the war that left a deep and lasting impression...
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Anywhere, Anytime Art: Crayon: An artist's colorful guide to drawing on the go!

Monika Forsberg · Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Anyone can draw and paint, anywhere and at any time! Anywhere, Anytime Art: Crayon allows artists of all skill levels to create beautiful, spontaneous artwork inspired by their surroundings, no matter where they are! Discover how to work with crayon, master basic strokes and drawing techniques,...
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Topsy: The Startling Story of the Crooked Tailed Elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American Wizard, Thomas Edison

Michael Daly · Atlantic Monthly Press; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

In 1903, on Coney Island, an elephant named Topsy was electrocuted, and over the past century, this bizarre, ghoulish execution has reverberated through popular culture with the whiff of urban legend. But it really happened, and many historical forces conspired to bring Topsy, Thomas Edison,...
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100 Acoustic Lessons - Guitar Lesson Goldmine Series

Michael Mueller · Hal Leonard Corporation; Pap/Com edition
Format: Paperback

Expand your guitar knowledge with the Guitar Lesson Goldmine series] Featuring 100 individual modules covering a giant array of topics each lesson in this Acoustic volume includes detailed instruction with playing examples presented in standard notation and tablature. You'll also get extremely...
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