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The History of Opera For Beginners

Ron David · For Beginners
Format: Paperback

The History of Opera For Beginners is a humorous, little book which starts with the radical assumption that Opera is just plain old music, rather than the highbrow, inaccessible music that everyone assumes it to be. The reader will learn the difference between Italian and German Opera and why you don't...
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This Is Not a Photo Opportunity: The Street Art of Banksy

Martin Bull · PM Press
Format: Print book

This Is Not a Photo Opportunity is a street-level, full-color showcase of some of Banksy's most innovative pieces ever. Banksy, Britain's now-legendary "guerilla" street artist, has painted the walls, streets, and bridges of towns and cities throughout the world. Once...
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The New Electronic Guitarist: New Technologies and Techniques for the Modern Guitar Player

Marty Cutler · Hal Leonard
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

(Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs) . Although we live in an age of innovation and disruption, many folks are content using new technologies to consume rather than create especially musicians. Case in point: for many guitarists, the notion of electronic enhancement starts at their instrument's...
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Sketching Masterclass

Ruzaimi Mat Rani · Rockport Publishers
Format: Paperback

Master all the art techniques you need to produce a quality sketch drawing. Simple, fuss-free methods of sketching are accompanied with step-by-step illustrations, thorough explanations and great techniques. Suitable for all artists at all levels.
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Photoshop CC: The Missing Manual: Covers 2014 release

Lesa Snider · O'Reilly Media; 2 edition
Format: Print book

Photoshop CC is an outstanding image editor, but it can be pretty overwhelming. This book makes learning Photoshop as easy as possible by explaining the hows and whys in a friendly, conversational style. You’ll unlock Photoshop’s secrets, new goodies, and time-saving features,...
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The China Collectors: America's Century-Long Hunt for Asian Art Treasures

Karl E. Meyer · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Thanks to Salem sea captains, Gilded Age millionaires, curators on horseback and missionaries gone native, North American museums now possess the greatest collections of Chinese art outside of East Asia itself. How did it happen? The China Collectors is the first full account of a century-long...
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The Early Shows: A Reference Guide to Network and Syndicated PrimeTime Television Series from 1944 to 1949

Richard Irvin · BearManor Media
Pages: 295
Format: Paperback

The history of American television is finally written. The shows your grandparents chose as their favorites during the dawn of network television inspired the series of today. The genesis of genres began with The Laytons; Barney Blake, Police Reporter; Off the Record; The Dennis James Carnival;...
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Breaking into Commercials: The Complete Guide to Marketing Yourself, Auditioning to Win, And Getting the Job, 3rd ed.

Terry Berland · Silman-James Press; 3 edition
Format: Book

Every year, over 60,000 commercial roles for all ages, physical types, and ethnic backgrounds are cast by ad agencies, producers, directors, and casting directors across the country. Breaking Into Commercials will show you what it takes to get one of those roles and give you an edge over...
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Forgotten Foster Park

Gwen Alferes · Arcadia Publishing
Pages: 127
Format: Paperback

Surrounded by steeply sloped hillsides, Foster Park was a tiny rural community that took shape during the oil boom of the 1920s. It was situated at a bend on Highway 33 adjacent to Foster Memorial Park, for which it was named. Among the 50 or so homes was a thriving business district that...
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Drawing Fantastic Furries: The Ultimate Guide to Drawing Anthropomorphic Characters

Christopher Hart · Watson-Guptill
Format: Paperback

ENTER THE ALLURING, MAGICAL, MYTHICAL WORLD OF THE FURRY KINGDOM What Is A Furry?A furry is an anthropomorphic being - an animal with human characteristics. Furries have fascinated artists going back thousands of years and as seen in the influx of animal/human characters into popular culture,...
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The Fashion Resource Book: Research for Design

Robert Leach · Thames & Hudson; 1 edition
Format: Print book

An essential fashion reference for students and professionals alike, organized in a series of detailed case studies Fashion design is a process of investigating, understanding context, and constantly questioning what you are doing and why. This comprehensive survey presents the work of a wide...
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Hanok: The Korean House

Nani Park · Tuttle Publishing; Hardcover with Jacket edition
Format: Hardcover

A well-presented, detailed view of traditional Korean domestic architecture overlooked until now. — Library Journal In recent decades, few nations have transformed themselves as radically as Korea. Amid Seouls glass-and-steel skyscrapers and luxury apartments, however, the traditional...
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