CHARACTER is a fancy gay art magazine about images, emotions and the stories they tell. CHARACTER Issue 11 Winter 2014 contributors are Some French Guy, Full Mano, Wim Beullens, Manolo Yanes, Paul Le... More > Chien, Juan Castano, Mike Cabsinger, Romuald & PJ 2013, Fénix Diaz and Miguel Angel Reyes. 296 pages. Full color and black and white.< Less
Here is a single 198 page, searchable PDF file containing all the individual topics on LearnMusicTheory.net, with a complete table of contents (look for "bookmarks" or "table of... More > contents" in the view menu on your reader). I'm keeping the price low to help you. Please help a fellow musician: DO NOT share this file with anyone else, including students, friends, or anywhere online. These topics are FREE as individual PDF files at LearnMusicTheory.net.< 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
Author Tamara Stanwood has compiled over 200 combinations for ballet barre, center, and pointe classes that will offer assistance to new and seasoned dance teachers alike. Gleaned from over 25 years... More > of ballet training and teaching, these combinations will add variety to your ballet and pointe classes. Most exercises are suitable for intermediate through advanced students.
Tamara holds an MFA degree in Dance from the University of Arizona and has danced professionally in Arizona and the Midwest. She studied ballet at Butler University and Indiana University where she completed her undergraduate degree in Ballet Performance.
"This is by far one of the most understandable ballet combination books to date. The exercises are advanced, articulate, lovely to dance and easy to read. It jump started my creativity and gave me fresh ideas for class. This is a go to (or it could be a must have) book for all ballet teachers." Molly Faulkner, Ph.D.< Less
This book contains two complete Price Guides to the Octavo Editions of the John James Audubon Quadrupeds of North America and Birds of America publications. Included are Price Guides to the Octavo... More > Birds (1840-1871) and Octavo Quads (1849-1871) Editions. In this book, you will find important information explaining the two separate octavo editions in detail, and the factors that affect the market value of the different prints in these editions. Large multi-page tables give dealer retail market price ranges for each of the 500 Octavo Bird and 155 Octavo Quad 1st Edition and Later Edition prints. In addition, eBay realized sales price ranges for each 1st Edition print, in both octavo editions, are given for the last 5 years. There are two other useful chapters in this book: Is Your Audubon Print An Original?, and Recommended Audubon Print Dealers. Available as a professionally bound soft-cover book, or as an Internet Adobe PDF download. 48 numbered pages.< Less
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 collection of rhythmically, melodically, and structurally interesting compositions by great New York City drummer/composer/bandleader Ari Hoenig. Includes songs from Ari's albums The Painter,... More > Inversations, Bert's Playground, Live at Smalls and Lines of Oppression.< Less
Catalog for Morlan Gallery’s The Thirteen, a visual art exhibition and live musical/spoken word performance paying homage to thirteen black women and girls who were lynched or otherwise... More > violently murdered in Kentucky. This 32-page color catalog features selected writings and artwork by Bianca Spriggs and photographs by Angel Clark.< Less
Lois Griffel is a Master Signature Artist of the American Impressionist Society and holds workshops in landscape, portrait and figure painting throughout the United States. In Painting Impressionist... More > Color shares her teaching secrets and shows you how to use color to interpret the effect of light on your subject matter. It offers valuable lessons on how to improve your paintings as well as give you tools to help you continue learning. With nine step-by-step demonstrations in oil, acrylic, pastel, and watercolor, you will learn how easy it is to incorporate luminous color into your paintings in any medium. Painting Impressionist Color is a stand alone volume which will improve the quality of your paintings while bringing new excitement and beauty to your work.< Less
American Sculptor Joan W. Patten (1924-2005) lived and traveled extensively throughout Guatemala from 1965-1982. The Guatemalan government granted Joan official, carte blanche permission to make... More > molds, casts and replicas of ancient Preclassic (1500 BC-250 AD) and Classic (AD 250-900) 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
What does an artist learn from 80 days in the tropics?
In August 2012 New Zealand artist Richard Robinson moved to Hawai’i for 3 months with his Wife and two children. The goal was threefold -... More > escape the winter, have a family adventure and paint with lots of local artists.
This book is a painter’s diary - a collection of thoughts, realisations, notes, techniques and even an epiphany or two, written to inspire and enlighten any landscape painter or art lover with a thirst for tropical adventure and practical painting know-how.< Less
Known Unknowns is a research project investigating the spatial manifestations of the "War on Terror." By investigating the "black sites," secret CIA run prisons, this project... More > traces the political machinations of sovereignty and territorial power that led to the establishment of a worldwide torture network created as a new form of information technology.
This book was presented as a thesis project in the Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices in Architecture program at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.< Less
Sheets of Sound for Guitar is a set of books based on my musical philosophy. This involves approaching the instrument in a new and different way. These methods are not based on any type of picking... More > method and are not technique books. Instead, they are centered around the concept of playing the music you hear rather than playing the familiar patterns that fall under your fingers.
This approach is based on years of study with folks such as Pat Martino, Dennis Sandole, Howard Roberts, Joe Pass, Barney Kessel, Andrew White, Larry Woolridge, Randall Dollahan, Stan Samole, Mark Copeland, etc., and fusing that knowledge with the technical freedom of cats like Allen Holdsworth, Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Frank Gambale and others.< Less
Emoji Dick is a crowd sourced and crowd funded translation of Herman Melville's Moby Dick into Japanese emoticons called emoji.
Each of the book's approximately 10,000 sentences has been translated... More > three times by a Amazon Mechanical Turk worker.
These results have been voted upon by another set of workers, and the most popular version of each sentence has been selected for inclusion in this book.
In total, over eight hundred people spent approximately 3,795,980 seconds working to create this book.
Each worker was paid five cents per translation and two cents per vote per translation.
The funds to pay the Amazon Turk workers and print the initial run of this book were raised from eighty-three people over the course of thirty days using the funding platform Kickstarter.< Less
Mystery of Making IT destroys all the myths learned in art school that have been passed down from generation to generation and will transform your career. Written for the seasoned pro as well as... More > those just starting to market their art. Over a thousand artists have read this book and say it has dramatically changed their lives. Learn the secrets guarded by the professionals and find the path to your own success. Jack White has been a successful artist for over 40 years and freely shares his experience.< Less
Now in it's third edition, On Being a Photographer has become one of the most popular books every written with practical advice for photographers.
"A photographer might forget his camera and... More > live to tell the tale. But no photographer who survives has ever forgotten the lessons in this book. It is not just essential reading, it's compulsory."
Head of Photojournalism
Center for Journalism Studies
University of Wales< Less