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by Dr. Kinghis book opens up a new world of figure carving options for carving enthusiasts. It provides an unlimited number of options not only in style but also in technique backed by detailed illustrations and lots and lots of carving pictures. Add an altogether new dimension to your carving repertoire.
by Katie MadisonIn the book, Courageous Kate and Super Joe have an assignment to create a picture of their favorite destination. To start, they think about all the different things that go into a picture and describe them as they go along, with the words of the components bolded to stand out. Throughout the story, the characters discuss each of the seven elements – line, shapes, color, value, texture, space and form – with all of them summarized at the end, to show how they work together to create unity.
by Sigalit EshetMosaics can be created from various materials, ceramics, dinnerware, polymer clay, beads, etc., but its true magic lies in crafting with glass. This book will teach you how to work with different types of glass. It contains an assortment of projects with step-by-step descriptions and images enabling you to create unique and original mosaics.
by Angela Martin, PhDAngela Martin's debut book, My American Dream: Finding a Second Chance at Life in Photographs of Abandoned Places, is a unique photo essay and memoir written for art lovers and people seeking rare and valuable guidance on how to rebuild their lives after a personal tragedy. In the pages of this remarkable book, Angela shares a selection of her provocative photographs of abandoned places in the American mid-South. She also candidly relates her personal story of losing the American Dream in midlif... more
by Sherrye CohnArthur Dove: Nature as Symbol describes the impact that theosophy and contemporary science had on the paintings of America's first abstract artist.
by Sherrye Cohn
Key works of Western painting are discussed as psychological events, shaped by what we see and what we bring to the act of seeing. As Carl Jung said, "The creation of art and the appreciation of art are both psychological experiences."
by Sharron GrodzinskyA graphic and courageous view of prison and its effect on inmates is depicted through the poetry and art of Brett McKeehan, an inmate in a state prison. Seeing prison through Brett’s writing and art will open your eyes to what prison is like, and how long-term solitary confinement creates anger, depression, and even madness. Brett has spent most of his life in prison, due to his own actions, and takes full responsibility for those actions. He devoted his many years in solitary to writing about h... more
by Michael A. Malpass
The book, Humdinger, is a compelling visual and emotional journey through the life and work of the extraordinary artist, Michael Malpass, as he made his way from the burgeoning art scene in New York City to becoming a “house sculptor” along the water in New Jersey. This book takes us beyond his astonishing body of work to the man behind the artist, and in doing so invites the reader to experience a truly unique level of understanding and appreciation.
This is more than just ... more
by Gregory Paul HarmThis is the story of one of the nation's most prolific, yet least known giants of 20th Century American Art, architectural sculptor Lee Oskar Lawrie, (1877-1963), and his largest sculptural commission in a 70 year career that began in the Gaslight Era in Chicago, and lasted into the Space Age, and stretches from coast to coast and beyond. Although fame eluded him during his lifetime, anyone who watches NBC long enough has probably seen images of the mighty statute of Atlas at Rockefeller Cen... more
by E. Daniel ReevesAdytum is a collection of drawings compiled in an adult coloring book. This artwork, once only seen by me, is based on the Feelings I have experienced throughout Life. Art has always been a tool I have utilized to help deal with stress and anxiety.
by Daniel VanA collection of pastime Plein Air paintings of Los Angeles by an engineer over a couple decades. Using oil, acrylic, watercolor, and ink, these paintings loosely depicted Los Angeles and the surrounding suburbs, from China town of downtown, to the valley cities of Pasadena and Glendora, to the beach towns of Manhattan Beach, Malibu, Laguna, etc,... all from the eyes of a local resident who loved this city of eternal sunshine.
by Daniel VanA collection of pastime sketches and paintings of an American engineer working in Europe, from pencil, to watercolor, oil and acrylic covering mostly Western Europe, from Belgium to France, Germany, Italy and Spain, and Scandinavia.
by Daniel VanGrowing up with the fascination about Japan, the author finally got a chance to come to the land of his curiosity. Every details of this new world continued to enchant his imagination as time went by, so much that he must capture them onto his sketch pads, and canvases. This book is the first volume of a collection of many sketches and drawings of daily life in Japan not from the view of a passer-by, or a tourist, but by an engineer living and working on-site.
by Michael A. Malpass
Humdinger is a compelling visual and emotional journey through the life and work of the extraordinary artist, Michael Malpass, whose life was cut short at 42 years of age, as he made his way from the burgeoning art scene in New York City to becoming a “house sculptor” along the water in New Jersey. This book takes us beyond his astonishing body of work to the man behind the artist, and in doing so invites the reader to experience a truly unique level of understanding and appreciation. This is... more
by Linda ComptonBeautiful Bird Photos and Amazing Insights About Nature and Life "Look deep into Nature, and then you will understand everything better.” In eleven simple words Albert Einstein issues an irresistible invitation, reveals a sweeping truth, and gives us a profound way to comprehend fundamental aspects of ourselves and our world. To look deeply is to grasp more fully. To observe and experience Nature this way is to better understand all that is. Nature is the supreme purveyor of understanding if we... more
by Walter Ang
Barangay to Broadway: Filipino American Theater History follows the events, groups, and individuals that have comprised Filipino American theater from 1898 to 2016.
Milestones and highlights include performers of the 1900s and 1910s, immigrant community productions of the 1920s and 1930s, all the way to the Broadway performers of the 1950s.
Research and interviews follow the the artists who were part of the seminal Filipino American theater groups and pioneering A... more