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  • Who Says That's Art? A Commonsense View of the Visual Arts

    by Michelle Marder Kamhi
    Today’s artworld experts think that virtually anything can qualify as art. But many art lovers reject the “cutting-edge” inventions that fill museums and galleries of “contemporary art” worldwide. Who Says That’s Art? explains why their view is right and the would-be experts are wrong. Drawing on evidence ranging from anthropology to the recent findings of neuroscience, it offers a vigorous yet readily understandable defense of the public’s commonsense view of art. It also provides refreshing in... more
  • 3D Stereoscopic Sports Photography

    by Orlando Turner
    This E-Book is both a gallery and a How to Guide on 3D Stereoscopic Photography and Videography. For Published Photographer Orlando Turner already has one of his Canoe Slalom photography at the City Hall. Orlando’s works can be found on Alamy image library site. As a self-published works this work is available on leading Bookstores. 3D Stereoscopic Sports Photography and Videography, its innovations is the Future of Sports Imagery.
  • 21 Songs in 6 Days: Learn Ukulele the Easy Way: Ukulele Songbook

    by Rebecca Bogart

    The best ukulele beginner's songbook available, this book teaches the easiest ukulele chords and songs first and moves in carefully sequenced steps to cover three fundamental strums and five crucial chords.  You'll learn to sing and strum the ukulele at the same time, along with some crucial music theory concepts like transposition, key and meter. All songs are presented in traditional music notation, and access to a website with 60 detailed lesson videos, audio files, ... more

  • Capital Offenses: The Artwork of Stephen Barnwell

    by Stephen Barnwell
    "Capital Offenses" is an oversized art book, containing all of Stephen Barnwell's political prints from the past ten years. Barnwell is a visual mischief-maker, poking fun at and exposing the hypocrisy on a variety of issues. Using the language of capitalism, he deconstructs the cherished icons of our government and society and forces you to re-evaluate your thinking on a great many topics. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world, and is in several prestigious co... more
  • "The Pocket Picker: for Fine Art"

    by Brett K. Maly
    Auctions, garage sales, estate sales--even your own attic--can be a treasure-trove if you know what to look for. Consider "The Pocket Picker" your in-the-trenches field manual for finding value through sources that scream "buyer beware." Written by Pawn Stars' art expert Brett K. Maly, "The Pocket Picker: For Fine Art" will educate you in the tools and methods necessary for identifying, purchasing, and ultimately profiting from fine art in the picking world.
  • A Season of Miracles: Artful & Poetic Devotions

    by Aliza McCracken

    A Season of Miracles is visual poetry for the soul. A palette of inspirational artistry that encourages us to embrace life as a true miracle.

  • World's Greatest Artists

    by Walter Joseph Schenck, Jr.
    This collection of various painters explores their lives as a symphonic overture of geniuses who chooses the brush against canvas to immortalize themselves. The whimsical strokes, the powerful rushes, the soft, immaculate renderings are all depicted as a statement of gratitude that fills the memories with wishful fantasies. This book is a collection of essays presented as an exercise in intellectual enrichment concerning great artists. The author has traveled throughout the world to visit some o... more
  • Cookbook 2314

    by Adam Blue
    Part dystopian sci-fi and part nature guide, this illustrated cookbook from the year 2314 features recipes that aspire to restore the humanity to our future selves.
  • How to Draw Cool Stuff

    by Catherine V Holmes

    How to Draw Cool Stuff shows simple step-by-step illustrations that make it easy for anyone to draw cool stuff with precision and confidence. These pages will guide you through the basic principles of illustration by concentrating on easy-to-learn shapes that build into complex drawings. With the step-by-step guidelines provided, anything can become easy to draw. This book contains a series of fun, hands-on exercises that will help you see line, shape, space and other elements in everyday obj... more

  • The Little Girl's Little Book of Art

    by Kathryn Dixon
    Art appreciation can never start too early in a child’s life. The art and artists that are included in this little book have been chosen to appeal to girls aged three to ten years. The text is intended to engage a little girl’s curiosity and encourage her imagination whether the book is read to her or she reads it alone. The pictures speak for themselves so a child of any age can thumb through the pages of the book at her leisure. Choosing only thirty artists and only three paintings of each... more
  • One Year on Kythera

    by Kristina Williamson

    One Year on Kythera is a photographic documentary of the Greek island of Kythera, its inhabitants and its culture. With the help of a J. William Fulbright grant, I was able to spend over one calendar year living and photographing on this beautiful island.

    Over the years, Kythera has suffered from massive waves of emigration of its people abroad to the point of near depopulation. These mass migrations caused the population of Kythera to drop from about 13,000 at the beginning of... more

  • Marketing For Professional Artists

    by Peter K. Worsley
    This book is for you, an upcoming professional visual artist. Read this and let the author take you through the processes of your marketing opportunities in nine chapters, an introduction, and a brief epilog. To start, you are advised on how to brand yourself and your artwork, so that you stand out in the sea of other struggling artists. Next, he steers you through each of the many available channels for getting your message to a prospective collector, including the ever-changing tangle of s... more
  • Instant Connections: Essays and Interviews on Photography

    by Jason Landry
    Instant Connections, by writer, photography collector and Panopticon Gallery owner Jason Landry, intertwines essays, interviews, quotes and autobiographical stories around the central theme of photography. Secondary themes in the book have to do with the idea of making connections, having mentors and building your personal network. It features interviews with such artist as Vik Muniz, Leonard Nimoy, William Wegman and Harold Feinstein, and quotes from such artists and collectors as Chuck Clo... more
  • Fire and the Feminine: : Myths & Legends

    by Carol Witten
    For those who love the antics of the feminine, author-artist humorously explores the mysterous dynamicsof her gender through 110 works she's "squeezed to life" from bits of clay.