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Ancient Skies, Ancient Trees

Beth Moon · Abbeville Press Publishers
Pages: 116
Format: Print book

Throughout much of the world, night skies are growing increasingly brighter, but the force that protects the remaining naturally dark sky, unpolluted by artificial light, is the same that saves its ancient trees - isolation. Staking out some of the world's last dark places, photographer...
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Zen Spaces & Neon Places: Reflections on Japanese Architecture and Urbanism

Vinayak Bharne · Oro Editions
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Moving across Japanese history in time and space--from its ancient Shinto beginnings to its largest recorded earthquake, and from the spiritual calm of Ise and Ryoanji to the psychedelic consumerism of Shinjuku and Ginza--Zen Spaces in Neon Places is the first book to catch all of the dimensions...
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Edgar Heap of Birds

Bill Anthes · Duke University Press Books
Format: Hardcover

For over three decades, contemporary Native American artist Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds has pursued a disciplined practice in multiple media, having shown his paintings, drawings, prints, and text-based conceptual art throughout numerous national and international galleries and public...
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A Friend in the Music Business: The ASCAP Story

Bruce Pollock · Leonard Corporation, Hal
Pages: 306
Format: Print book

(Book). On February 13, 1914, a group of the nation's most distinguished and popular songwriters gathered together in New York City to support the mission of ASCAP, a new organization for publishers and songwriters. A few years later, ASCAP received its mandate from the Supreme Court...
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Envisioning Music Teacher Education

Susan Wharton Conkling · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

This volume will contain selected proceedings from the 2013 Symposium on Music Teacher Education, sponsored by NAfMEs Society for Music Teacher Education and hosted at University of North Carolina. After an introduction written by SMTE Chair, Doug Orzolek, the initial chapter will represent...
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The New Art of Capturing Love: The Essential Guide to Lesbian and Gay Wedding Photography

Kathryn Hamm · Watson-Guptill Publications, Incorporated
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

The first guide to posing and sensitively capturing same-sex couples on their big day, The New Art of Capturing Love equips semi-pro and professional wedding photographers to enter the exciting new LGBT wedding photography market.These are exciting times for marriage equality - but capturing...
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The Great War 100: The First World War in Infographics

Scott Addington · The History Press
Format: Hardcover

A unique, modern overview of World War I, from the weapons to the men on the ground It is 100 years since the start of WWI, and now, we have new ways of relating information, including infographics. This cutting edge work tells the story of the war in a modern graphical format that brings...
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Little Book of Book Making: Timeless Techniques and Fresh Ideas for Beautiful Handmade Books

Charlotte Rivers · Potter Craft
Format: Hardcover

Making books by hand has never been cooler, with this inspiring guide to 30 top bookmakers working today, plus 21 tutorials for essential techniques to make your own books.Crafters, artists, writers, and book lovers can't resist a beautifully handbound book. Packed with wonderfully...
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The Crisis of Classical Music in America: Lessons from a Life in the Education of Musicians

Robert Freeman · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

The Crisis of Classical Music in America by Robert Freeman focuses on solutions for the oversupply of classically trained musicians in America, problem that grows ever more chronic as opportunities for classical musicians to gain full-time professional employment diminishes year upon year....
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The Art Teacher's Survival Guide for Secondary Schools: Grades 7-12

Helen D Hume · Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John
Pages: 316
Format: Paperback

An invaluable compendium of 75 creative art projects for art educators and classroom teachers This authoritative, practical, and comprehensive guide offers everything teachers need to know to conduct an effective arts instruction and appreciation program. It meets secondary art teacher's...
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The Drawing & Designing Tattoo Art: Creating Masterful Tattoo Art from Start to Finish

Fip Buchanan · IMPACT
Format: Paperback

Learn how to create bold, original designs from a master tattoo artist!Tattooing is an art form like no other...indelible, wearable paintings, each on a one-of-a-kind, ever-moving "canvas." Step into the parlor with master tattoo artist Fip Buchanan as he shares more than thirty...
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Stevie Wonder - All Jazzed Up!

Stevie Wonder · Hal Leonard, 2016.
Format: Print book

(Piano Solo Personality) . In this series, pop hits receive unexpected fresh treatments. Uniquely reimagined and crafted for intermediate piano solo, these favorites have been All Jazzed Up! Play 12 Stevie Wonder tunes: As * Ebony and Ivory * For Once in My Life * I Just Called to Say I Love...
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