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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
by Earl PhelpsAll you need is a pencil and paper to start drawing. I drew everything in this book free hand, using only pencils. I did not use any type of rulers or circles for my drawings, but you can if you choose to. You can learn how to draw your own Supercharacters with these simple step-by-step illustrations. Anyone can learn from this book, from ages 8 to 108. It’s all about just putting together circles, squares and lines. This book is so simple that the illustrations alone will guide you throug... more
by Earl PhelpsAll you need is a pencil and paper to start drawing. I drew everything in this book free hand, using only pencils. I did not use any type of rulers or circles for my drawings, but you can if you choose to. You can learn how to draw animals from around the world with these simple step-by-step illustrations. Anyone can learn from this book, from ages 8 to 108. It’s all about just putting together circles, squares and lines. This book is so simple that the illustrations alone will guide you... more
by Gareth Evans
by Lois StarkHow do humans make sense of the world? In answer to this timeless question, award winning documentary filmmaker, Lois Farfel Stark, takes the reader on a remarkable journey from tribal ceremonies in Liberia and the pyramids in Egypt, to the gravity-defying architecture of modern China. Drawing on her experience as a global explorer, Stark unveils a crucial, hidden key to understanding the universe: Shape itself. The Telling Image is a stunning synthesis of civilization's changing mindsets, a br... more
by Chaim BezalelSeventy-seven original Paintings and photographs of architectural elements in Israel with descriptions and some historical information. The book represents the culmination of a 25 year project of a husband and wife artistic collaboration documenting the history of Israel through architectural elements.
by Linda Compton
"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 will but observe its lessons and recognize its trut... more
by Sophia AddisonWho likes to live in a messy and cluttered home? Here are some great tips to organize your home and make it look like a little sliver of heaven.
Sort Everything by Colour
If your family is dealing with a lot of papers like every other family, you will have to get them organized in a way that you can access them often. Come up with a color coding system that helps you arrange the documents neatly and effectively. You can assign different categories to each color. Ca... more
by David Kadavy
by Lawrence Schwartzwald
FAMOUS POETS is a collection of photographic portraits of Notable Poets (Charles Bernstein, Anne Carson, Spencer Reece, Bob Holman, Susan Howe, Vanessa Place, Dorothea Lasky, Marie Ponsot and many more) and a selection of celebrities, Dustin Hoffman, Woody Allen, Courtney Love, Cindy Crawford, etc. reading books of poetry or books about poetry. Printed in Iceland by Oddi Press. 80 pp., First edition of 200 copies ISBN: 978-1-5323-5455-7
by jason nealonFire Power: Bending Reality with Movie Symbolism is the second published work by author Jason Nealon, M.D. Just as Fire Sight: True Stories of Miracles & Immortality forever altered people’s perceptions of aliens and UFOs, this book continues in a similar vein and leaves the reader struggling to ever see movies the same way again.