This book gives a set-by-step drawing method based loosely on the "Reilly" technique which allows for drawing figures from life in less than 15 minutes. It covers "full" figure... More > drawing from the initial setup of the "lines of action" through the finishing details for the face, hands, and feet. Also included are three demonstrations and a gallery of finished drawings.< Less
A number of years ago, I was frustrated with my playing over static major and minor grooves. At that time, although I could play in all keys, more often than not I was held back to the same old... More > diatonic patterns and licks I had studied as a kid. As a solution, I decided to come up with a comprehensive method using approach notes that I could use to systematically solve these perceived weaknesses in my playing. I started by writing out every approach I could think of in every major and minor key. As I worked on, and added to, my collection of approaches, I saw the positive results in my performances.I really believe that working on these exercises has helped my playing immensely. I hope that you get as much out of these exercises as I have and that they will improve your performances. This book is 191 pages long and the patterns are transposed into all 24 major and minor keys. Visit my website at www.neffmusic.com for more information and sound clips.< Less
Sheets of Sound for Guitar Vol II is a natural evolution of the Sheets of Sound Vol I. It continues along much of the same harmonic and rhythmic path while putting more emphasis on real world... More > examples and delving into asymetrical, odd-meter groupings and artist studies. The artist studies are inspired by Pat Metheny, George Benson, Frank Gambale, Pat Martino and John Coltrane and are very exciting to learn and perform.
Tab and standard notation
Amazing Chops (works for Fusion, Metal, Jazz, etc)\
Sweep Picking to die for
Forward Motion Pentatonics
Long form swept Pentatonics
Odd Meter meters/rhythms
Endorsed and used some of the best guitarists in the world
Studies inspired by George Benson, John Coltrane, Frank Gambale, Pat Martino, Shawn Lane, Mike Brecker, Rusty Cooley, McCoy Tyner, Rudolphe Kreutzer< Less
Architecture and language. Concerning a transitional stage - temporary and uninhabitable - of buildings being built and a (foreign) language being learned. These pages consist of scaffolds - verbal,... More > pictorial and narrative....< Less
"Artist Confidential: Secret Guidelines of Professionals" is the first in a series of new self-help, motivational books being offered by Senkarik Publishing. Very few top flight artists are... More > willing to share their secrets. Jack White happily imparts knowledge and valuable techniques
learned in the School of Hard Knocks over a long, successful art career. In this book he peels back the layers of the onion allowing the reader to reach the vital
core. The book is full of ideas and useful hints that are sure to help you increase both your skills and art sales. Jack discusses studio setup, palettes, hard and soft edges, as well as warm and cool colors. He explains the four values in the landscape and how it's divided into color
zones along with offering beneficial advice for artists working 'en Plein Aire'. Vital tips on painting portraits are revealed. "Artist Confidential: Secret Guidelines of Professionals" is chock full of hidden gems and practical ideas you won't find in workshops.< Less
Lorna Russell: known by heart, is a catalogue that was produced in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name that ran from October 5 - 24, 2013 at The Gallery/art placement inc., a commercial... More > art gallery in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.< Less
This book is filled with practical advice on the art and science of butterfly photography: how and where to find butterflies, how to approach them, what photography equipment is needed, strategies... More > for obtaining the best photographs, and key elements of composition.< Less
An experimental dub art book containing highlights of street art, graphic design, musical activism created by IR :: Indigenous Resistance (www.dubreality.com) & TFTT in the last ten years. It... More > also contains writings on Indigenous rights especially in Brazil, the murder of Pataxo warrior Galdino and the connection between Black & Indigenous Peoples .Included are special chapters on joint resistance between Black & Native Americans and the spiritual connections between African and Indigenous peoples throughout the Americas. The book is highlighted by experimental dub art& graphic design created especially for this publication by Dubdem which compliments the words of Black & Indigenous writers and activists like John Trudell, Assata Shakur, Jeanette Armstrong, Jean "Binta" Breeze, Douglas Cardinal, Mutaburaka. Indigenous Resistance music is available on iTunes.< Less
A collection of quotes, exquisite corpse poems, drawings, photos, collages, and more from the individuals we support at the studio. Imagine That! is a non-profit art studio and day program for... More > adults with developmental disabilities located in Kansas City, Missouri and is offered through Resources for Human Development.< Less
Catalogue for Israeli artist Shony Rivnay's exhibition "Soft Corps" curated by Kathy Battista at BOSI Contemporary featuring sculpture, photography, painting, drawing, and video. The... More > catalogue is prefaced by an essay written by Kathy Battista titled "Soft Corps" and an interview by Noam Segel titled "Possibility of Communion."< Less
This edition, edited by Trevor Cramer and Bodo Koenigsbeck contains the solo bassoon parts to the complete Vivaldi Bassoon Concertos (37). These are unedited and contain only those articulations and... More > dynamics that are presumed to be Vivaldi's. Editions for Bassoon and Piano & Bassoon and Orchestra are also available from the publishers TMP (USA) and Accolade (Germany)< Less
The book consists primarily of photographic images from 1970-71 detailing my impressions of east coast seasonal farm workers and glimpses of their lives in the fields and orchards, in camps, at home... More > and in the news. The 309 photographs are Interspersed with sections of text from conversations with Reverend Peterson, Johnny Wilcox, conversational snippets remembered, and a brief section from my diary in which I document attempts to organize East Coast migrant farm workers.< Less
An old-fingering method for students and performers of Baroque keyboards. After its first version of 1983, enhanced editions received very favourable comments,including an endorsement by Igor Kipnis.... More > This 6th revised edition, based on decades of studies and performance, is as always the most comprehensive work in the field, with 174 fingered passages and a bibliography of sources. Scales and other passages are resolved with fifty-plus fingering Rules based on examples with original fingerings from the Baroque era. Old fingerings are also suggested for difficult passages in the repertoire. Find a recently published review and excerpts in http://finger.braybaroque.ie/< Less
Theory, History and Practice of scales, temperament, tuning and intonation for all musical instruments and voices: 486 pages and 365 figures encompassing decades of research and findings.
PART ONE... More > provides the acoustical background. Each one of the main temperaments is then covered, with a thorough analysis of its musical features. Finally, a full HISTORICAL SURVEY guides the musician in the selection of temperament(s) for his/her repertoire.
PART TWO consists of tuning, fretting and intonation directions for the different temperaments, on keyboards, fretted and unfretted strings, voices, woodwinds and brass wind instruments, including variable intonation.
PART THREE covers multiple divisions and the analysis of historical sources, including recent research results.
See published reviews and excerpts in http://temper.braybaroque.ie/< Less