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by Johnny TownsendDo you like the charm of a homemade country quilt but feel too downtown and wild to pick something out at the county fair? With little more than a sheet of graph paper, a sharpened pencil, and a bit of imagination, quilter Johnny Townsend reveals how even the unskilled can create patchwork quilts to accommodate the most decadent of modern city dwellers. Author of numerous M/M romances, Townsend demonstrates ways to design beautiful, fun, and sexy gay quilts. Several of his work... more
by John A. PichardoBasic Studio Course is an easy book to read. This newest edition features Lucia Bettler as editor. This workshop is a defining element to your own understanding of the sciences. You will gain new shared perspectives of the mechanics of portraits. Multi-classroom subjects are covered during the breath of a two day workshop. Basic Studio Course works making complex subjects tangible for you in a short period of time.
by Aisha Sabatini SloanLester Sloan began his photography career as cameraman for the CBS affiliate in Detroit, then worked as a staff photographer in Los Angeles for Newsweek magazine for twenty-five years. His daughter, noted essayist Aisha Sabatini Sloan, writes about race and current events, often coupled with analysis of art, film, and pop culture. In this father-daughter collaboration, Lester opened his archive of street photography, portraits, and news photos, and Aisha interviewed him, creating rich, probin... more
by Chris GregoryAlthough Bob Dylan’s music of the 1960s and 70s was highly acclaimed and vastly influential, by the mid 1980s his creativity had dipped so low that he was seriously thinking of retiring. Yet from the late ‘90s onwards he began to produce work that was comparable in quality to that of his heyday. The action in these extraordinary songs appears to take place in an indeterminate historical period, sometime between the American Civil War and the present day; in a mythic landscape of noisy, smoky h... more
by Maya SteinIn her new book, Maya Stein documents how she transcended the pandemic isolation by re-creating contemporary portraits as part of the “museum at home” movement. “The Poser: 38 Portraits Reimagined” features imagery and interviews with a selection of artists from around the world whose work she re-created, as well as Maya’s personal essays and reflection about the process of attempting live reenactments of two-dimensional artwork. The book includes a foreword by Danielle Krysa of The Jealous Cura... more
by Robert DaleyA spinoff from Soul Talk (ISBN 0-7388-5652-5 ), this book showcases the floral art of my sister-in-law, Delia Daley, presenting her drawings of the officially designated flowers for the Fifty States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands along with official mottoes and a very brief commentary for reflection. The intent is to provide relaxation and an opportunity to appreciate the original ideas that served to guide the founding and development of the United States.
by Michael TisserandMy Father When Young introduces the remarkable circa-1950s photography of the late Jerry Tisserand, discovered during quarantine by his son, author MIchael Tisserand. Subjects include street scenes in Europe, intimate moments in parties in Indiana and Kentucky, and costumed revelers in New Orleans' 1959 Mardi Gras.
by Gert RichterThree weeks in Tokyo - writer photographer Gert Richter tells with his camera how he experienced Tokyo at different times, from different angles, in different quarters. An artistic, not at all touristy view of everyday life in a vibrant, fascinating metropolis.
by Dr. Rick Quinn“Outstanding photography! This book is a valuable contribution to the public’s understanding of our remarkable ‘near relatives.’” —Robert Bateman, wildlife painter and environmental icon “Just Like Us is an entertaining and informative read that illustrates how one ordinary person can be a catalyst for positive change.” —Jane Goodall, primatologist and bestselling author For most of his life, veterinarian Rick Quinn ignored a deep longing to meaningfully protect the endangered animals th... more
by Kiran weddingsPhotography is an important part of every wedding. Surely you want to capture all romantic moments without forgetting anything. The wedding photography checklist gives you perfect wedding photographs and unforgettable moments of your wedding day. I understand that you are not sure where you want to start your shoot. “Do you want to know how to start your shoot, here I will give you a wedding photo checklist”. Click here to learn more: https://theweddingmoments.in/wedding-photography-ultima... more
by Roohee MarshallIn the coffee table book, “A Generation Found: Precious Pearls of Wisdom,” Roohee Marshall photographs and interviews 40 gallant, audacious, high-spirited, courageous and lionhearted African American elders ages 80 to 108 from around the country. These Black seniors, which include her uncle, acclaimed photographer Roy Lewis (“Songs of My People”), share their profound lives full of rich experiences that can be passed on to other generations.
by Mary BrownSeattle's Used Bookstores: 1999 and 2019 is a collection of essays and photographs celebrating independent used bookstores in Seattle just before and twenty years after the city's tech boom. It is an homage to the culture of print and the world of used bookstores, reveling in their randomness, quantity of books, resident cats, patrons, and hard-working booksellers. Words and images convey the simple joy of reading, the magic of books and the unique spaces created within bookstores.
by Winifred ForresterA retrospective on the life and work of the gifted sculptor, Charles H. Forrester (1928-2010), reveals a man whose mind was in constant motion. His artwork spans six decades and is lavishly illustrated in the book with essays from art historians and contemporary artists.
by Mary BauresAfter spending most of my life as a psychologist, I took up wildlife photography. In the jungles of Africa, Brazil, wild lives guided me across the threshold of human limitation to the force that blossoms flowers—from which we came and to which we return. Sitting around a nighttime campfire in Zambia, my breath merged with the sounds of crickets and frogs. The eerie whoop of hyenas mixed with the deep reverberating moans of lions calling to each other. Out of the clutter and grasping of our cu... more
by Sarah Soward
On March 20, 2020, a Shelter-in-Place order was implemented in my piece of the world. The same day the order went into effect, I started doing a digital drawing a day with an accompanying blog post. It was done with the intention of keeping myself mentally and artistically active, learning a new drawing tool, and trying to keep in touch with my peeps through social media. That sounds so well thought out and put together, doesn't it?
When I began, I didn't know how long the manda... more
by PULP Live World Productions IncIf you are excited to watch the upcoming single track of superstar Selena Gomez with the Blackpink soundcheck package team, then avail the full album from the PULP.