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New Salem: A History of Lincoln's Alma Mater

Joseph M Di Cola · The History Press
Pages: 126
Format: Paperback

In 1829, eleven years after Illinois became the twenty-first state, New Salem was founded on a bluff above the Sangamon River. The village provided an essential sanctuary for a friendless, penniless boy named Abraham Lincoln, whose six years there shaped his education and nurtured his ambition....
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How To Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician

Ari Herstand · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 457
Format: Hardcover

"Ari is at the front of the front. He gets it. I've read a hundred how-to-make-it-in-the-music-biz books, and this one is today's definitive, comprehensive manual." -- Jack Conte, 150 million YouTube views, Pomplamoose, CEO of PatreonForget everything you think you know...
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Lessons in Realistic Watercolor: A Contemporary Approach to Painting People and Places in the Classical Tradition

Mario Andres Robinson · Monacelli Studio
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

In the tradition of American painters such as Andrew Wyeth, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, and John Singer Sargent, Mario Andres Robinson shows us how to create beautiful, timeless, classical watercolor paintings through the use of simple, yet sophisticated, contemporary techniques every...
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More Songwriters on Songwriting

Paul Zollo · Da Capo Pr
Pages: 658
Format: Book

The long-awaited sequel to Songwriters on Songwriting, often called "the songwriter's bible," More Songwriters on Songwriting goes to the heart of the creative process with in-depth interviews with many of the world's greatest songwriters. Covering every genre of popular...
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On the Loom: A Modern Weaver's Guide

Maryanne Moodie · Abrams
Pages: 137
Format: Hardcover

In On the Loom, Maryanne Moodie brings the ancient art of weaving to the modern day in a comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step tutorials and beautiful photography. Learn the basics of this simple and beautiful craft with valuable information on basic stitches, tools needed, and even...
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Rock Gardening: Reimagining a Classic Style

Joseph Tychonievich · Timber Press
Pages: 295
Format: Print book

Rediscover a classic garden technique! Rock gardening - the art of growing alpines and other miniature plants in the company of rocks in order to recreate the look of a rugged mountaintop - has been surging in popularity. Time and space constraints, chronic drought in the American West,...
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Print, Paint & Ink: Over 20 Modern Craft Projects for You and Your Home

Andie Powers · Taunton Press
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Put a stamp on your personal style with Print, Paint & Ink's projects for a stylish home and life. By following the step-by-step instruction, colorful photographs, and illustrations, beginners and experts alike will easily create gorgeous one-of-a-kind patterns, prints, and designs....
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Spaceships: An Illustrated History of the Real and the Imagined

Ron Miller · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

How have actual spaceships influenced the design of fictional ones like the Millenium Falcon and the Starship Enterprise? Did a fiction series in Collier's magazine really inspire us to create real-life space stations like Mir and the ISS? How have our depictions of space travel developed...
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The Story of Design: From the Paleolithic to the Present

Charlotte Fiell · The Monacelli Press
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

Encompassing the fields of architecture, graphics, industrial design, and interior design, this definitive account surveys design from the prehistoric era and the ancient world, through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, the Industrial Revolution and Modern Movement, to our own digital...
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Texture in Colored Pencil: Techniques for Capturing Soft Realism

Ann Kullberg · North Light
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Create beautifully textured details in colored pencil--it's easier than you think! New in paperback! In Texture in Colored Pencil (formerly known as Capturing Soft Realism in Colored Pencil) , learn to render lovely background and foreground elements in your colored pencil artwork with...
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