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Bishop Brossart '07 By Andy Hittle
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Bishop Brossart's 2007 Yearbook
The Complete Guide to Sony's Alpha 700 DSLR (Color Edition) By Gary Friedman
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Finally, an easy-to-understand manual that is a match for the camera it describes! This book on the Sony A700 digital camera provides a complete instruction manual which explains each feature in... More > plain English and provides hundreds of visual examples. In this book you’ll learn: * What every mode, knob, and button do - in plain, easy-to-understand text. * All about the Dynamic Range Optimization and Sony's Wireless Flash * The secrets of taking outstanding photos. * The benefits of shooting RAW * The most common digital “jargon” and what it all means to you. * An introduction to the software that came with your camera. * Updated to cover Firmware version 4. Get the most out of your investment - Learn about the wonders of digital imaging and improve your photography at the same time! This book is also available as an instantly-downloadable, full-color .pdf file for $24.95. More info (and many sample pages) is available at www.FriedmanArchives.com/alpha700< Less
Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) By Carl D. Callaway
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Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) American Sculptor Joan W. Patten (1924-2005) lived and traveled extensively throughout Guatemala from 1965-1982. The... More > Guatemalan government granted Joan official, carte blanche permission to make molds, casts and replicas of ancient Preclassic (1500 BC-250 AD) and Classic (250-900 AD) Maya relief sculpture. Her replicas of Maya stelae currently stand in Guatemala’s Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, the National Zoo and at the Museo Popol Vuh gardens at Francisco Marroquín University. In addition to the replicas, she executed hundreds of rubbings in oils on colored fabric. With a sculptor’s touch and infinite patience, she rendered images onto cloth that are remarkably sharp in detail and line. The rubbings include images that preserve an abundance of information about Maya sculptural traditions, iconography, hieroglyphic writing, mythology and history.< Less
How to Paint Your Own Vermeer: Recapturing Materials and Methods of a Seventeenth-Century Master By Jonathan Janson
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Who would have not wanted to look over Johannes Vermeer's shoulder while he was painting? HOW TO PAINT YOUR OWN VERMEER is a straightforward, practical guide on how to reproduce Vermeer's painting... More > procedures for today's practicing painter. In the first section, each passage of Vermeer's method is thoroughly explained and framed in its historical context so that the reader will grasp the correct materials and procedures as well as the rationale behind artistic and technical concepts of Dutch 17th-century painting. Grounding, underpainting, working-up, glazing, mediums, palette, brushes and mediums are just a few of the topics explored along with valuable insights into the stylistic components which make a Vermeer a Vermeer. HOW TO PAINT YOUR OWN VERMEER can be read by anyone who wishes to explore the mysterious between technique and artistic expression.< Less