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Oil Pastel for the Serious Beginner: Basic Lessons in Becoming a Good Painter

John Elliot · Echo Point Books & Media
Format: Print book

If you are aspiring to the rank of professional oil pastel artist, look no further. Long neglected in the professional art world, oil pastels offer an unlimited palette of creative expression, with which no other medium can compare. Initially commissioned by Pablo Picasso, the oil pastel...
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The Complete Art of Tattooing

Erick Alayon · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Format: Book

This book contains 25+ years of professional Tattooing experience. Erick Alayon has been Tattoo professionally since 1988, no other tattooing instruction author can say that! This new volume contains Erick Alayon’s three previous best selling tattooing books plus a whole lot more!...
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Classic Sketchbook: Cats: Secrets of Observational Drawing

Patricia Wynne · Rockport Publishers
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Whether scribbling out a quick sketch with minimal detail, or making a finished portrait where every silky hair and polished whisker stands out, the best cat artists can capture the very essence of feline-ness. How do they do it?Firsthand observation of cats will tell you a lot about the way they...
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Live at the Fillmore East and West: Getting Backstage and Personal with Rock's Greatest Legends

John Glatt · Lyons Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In 1968, rock promoter Bill Graham launched the Fillmore East in New York City and the Fillmore West in San Francisco, changing music forever. For three years, every major rock band played the Fillmores, performing legendary shows: Jimi Hendrix, the Grateful Dead, Santana, Jefferson...
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Dangerous Rhythm: Why Movie Musicals Matter

Richard Barrios · Oxford University Press, USA
Format: Hardcover

Singin' in the Rain, The Sound of Music, Camelot--love them or love to hate them, movie musicals have been a major part of all our lives. They're so glitzy and catchy that it seems impossible that they could have ever gone any other way. But the ease in which they unfold on the screen...
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The Smartphone Photography Guide: Shoot*Edit*Experiment*Share

Peter Cope · Carlton Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Make the most of your smartphone camera with this enlarged, updated edition of the handy guide to creating brilliant photos and videos!

Smartphones have put powerful cameras, literally, in our pockets and encouraged us to document our lives in ever-increasing detail. But do we realize...
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One World Trade Center: Biography of the Building

Judith Dupre · Little, Brown
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

The definitive book about One World Trade Center--the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere--by the author of the iconic and best-selling Skyscrapers.In hundreds of photographs, drawings, and plans-most never seen by the public-Judith Dupré chronicles the rise of America's most...
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Mercury: An Intimate Biography of Freddie Mercury

Lesley-Ann Jones · Touchstone
Pages: 350
Format: Hardcover

Revealing and intimate, based on more than 100 interviews with key figures in his life, this is the definitive biography of Queen front man Freddie Mercury, one of pop music's best-loved and most complex figures.A revealing, intimate look at the man who would be Queen. As lead vocalist...
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The Archaeology of Hollywood: Traces of the Golden Age

Paul G Bahn · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The Golden Age of Hollywood, dating to the hazy depths of the early 20th Century, was an era of movie stars worshipped by the masses and despotic studio moguls issuing decrees from poolside divans ... but despite the world-wide reach of the movie industry, little more than memories of that...
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Pet and Horse Photography for Everybody: Secrets From a Pro

Nicole Begley · Amherst Media
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

People never tire of viewing photos of animals, and the market for pet portraiture is hot. If you love animals and photography, pet portraiture is the perfect marriage of your passions.

Whether you are interested in starting your own pet photography business or are an enthusiast...
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Urban Sketching: The Complete Guide to Techniques

Thomas Thorspecken · Barron's Educational Series
Format: Book

While most sketching guides leave the artist with static bowls of fruit and flower vases to develop their skill, Urban Sketching takes its inspiration from the living, breathing world around us! Contents include the nuts and bolts of sketching and drawing as well as a range of techniques...
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So You Want to Sing Music Theater: A Guide for Professionals

Karen Hall · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Paperback

In some ways, the successor of vaudeville and an extension of the opera and operetta, the stage musical has evolved into a worldwide juggernaut. Musicals are staged not only across the globe but are offered in a variety of settings, from the high school stage and major theater to the big screen....
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The Sagrada Familia: Gaudi's Heaven on Earth

Gijs van Hensbergen · Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A definitive and illuminating biography of one of the most famous - and most famously unfinished - buildings in the world, the Sagrada Familia of Barcelona. Its scaffolding-cloaked spires reach up to the heavens, dominating the Barcelona skyline and drawing in millions of visitors every...
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Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised, 11th edition

Henry M. III Robert · Da Capo Press; 11th Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Robert’s Rules of Order is the book on parliamentary procedure for parliamentarians and anyone involved in an organization, association, club, or group and the authoritative guide to smooth, orderly, and fairly conducted meetings and assemblies. This newly revised edition is the only...
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Television Introductions: Narrated TV Program Openings since 1949

Vincent Terrace · Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2014.
Pages: 391
Format: Print book

Since the beginning of network television, many shows have been preceded by an announcement or theme song that served various purposes. In the 1950s and '60s, it was common for announcers to declare that a program had been "brought to you by" a sponsor who paid for the privilege...
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