The current volume is a collection of projects on the subject of voluntary confinement carried
out by young Greek architecture students during an architectural design workshop at the end of 2009. The... More > workshop that produced the presented material was organized at the University of Thessaly by Aristide Antonas and introduced
the topic of “Narrative Conditions” in today’s architectural practices.< Less
“DRAWING FASHION: The Body“ is designed for teachers and students alike and focuses on an introduction to life drawing concepts as they relate to fashion drawing. Justine Limpus Parish,... More > Associate Professor at Art Center College of Design, recreates her studio classes and class demonstrations on the pages of this book.
Building on basic figure drawing concepts, the book starts with the essence of a successful fashion drawing: gesture, and continues with individual chapters on fashion proportion, drawing the figure in three dimensions, and drawing body parts: heads, hands, feet, high heels, and the fashion leg. Every page is filled with drawings and illustrations to help students understand the concepts discussed. This book makes it easy to build your own fashion pose templates!
You will also find links to additional demonstrations on her Blog and You Tube Channel for video demonstrations.< Less
The iPhone is an amazing tool. It is a phone, a database, a web browser, a camera, a video recorder and more. But this amazing array of features may overshadow the iPhone’s arguably greatest... More > feature: its camera's ability to capture a moment in time.
This book will teach you how to use the iPhone camera in ways you never dreamed, to fully capture the moment and to create amazing photographs. You will learn about the basics of crafting images with the iPhone but also about interesting options such as infrared and underwater photography. You will see how to perform high-speed panning to capture a subject in motion and produce stunning images.
I show a wide variety of apps, accessories and hardware, as well as tips and tricks, to aid you in creating your photographic art.
When you have finished reading this book, you will know how to use your iPhone as a real camera to create amazing art and lasting memories. This version does not have the multimedia of the iBook version.< Less
This publication contains about 4,100 pictures of signatures of about 2,000 Japanese sword fittings artists. Its purpose is to serve as a reference for the comparison of signatures on sword fittings... More > and is thus practical for both the collector and for antique dealers and auction houses. Thus it can also serve well in the run-up as an aid to see if a signature is promising enough to submit the item to shinsa (expert committee) in Japan for a certificate of authenticity. The eBook version is perfect for an on-site signature comparison when purchasing signed sword fittings.< Less
Network Drafting: An Introduction offers the designer/weaver an entrée into an exciting new world—the weaving of curved designs in many structures on the multishaft loom without jacquard... More > devices, draw harnesses, or other loom modifications. Weavers with looms of eight or more shafts, with or without dobbies, will love this book. Think curves!
First published in 1994. The current edition contains all the material in the original text, including illustrations and diagrams.< Less
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“Under the Same Roof of Stars/Bajo el mismo techo de estrellas,” explores how time spent in El Salvador working side by side with... More > Salvadorans has changed people’s lives and perspectives and how cultural diversity is transforming our community. These changes have taken place because of personal relationships and experiences, made possible in part by the strong relationship that exists between Habitat for Humanity Charlotte and Habitat for Humanity El Salvador.
“Under the Same Roof of Stars/Bajo el mismo techo de estrellas”, explora la manera en que el tiempo en El Salvador, trabajando hombro a hombro con los Salvadoreños, ha cambiado las vidas y las perspectivas de las personas, y cómo la diversidad cultural está transformando nuestra comunidad. Estos cambios han ocurrido gracias a las relaciones y experiencias personales, posibles en parte debido a la fuerte relación que existe entre Hábitat para la Humanidad Charlotte y Hábitat El Salvador.< Less
The Faces of Son Jarocho combines interviews and portraits using printmaking as a medium. Alec Dempster documents elderly musicians, singers and dancers from the state of Veracruz, Mexico whose lives... More > have all revolved around the music called Son Jarocho. The 30 prints in this book are meticulously created gems which capture the spirit of each person portrayed. Conceived as a tribute to some of the people who have spent most of their lives playing Son Jarocho and have actively struggled to preserve the traditions of their communities. All of the texts are in both Spanish and English. With the purchase of this book you may also request the 60 minute audio of interviews and field recordings.< Less
Love your new 16 megapixel wonder, but having a hard time understanding all of its functions? Then this book is for you. Written for the advanced user (with tutorials and easy explanations in case... More > you're not so advanced), this easy-to-understand yet thorough guide provides a complete instruction manual which explains each feature in plain English and provides hundreds of visual examples as well. There is no better way to learn about and get the most out of your camera. More info at http://friedmanarchives.com/alpha57< Less
"Music for Winter" is suitable for beginners to advanced players of the harp. No levers are required to play these arrangements of traditional British tunes for Christmas and the season of... More > Winter.< Less
To me, data is a living entity. It takes on various forms and has the ability to be
manipulated and shared through millions of systems and operations. As data is collected and sent through an array... More > of communication tools and platforms it travels further and further from its original form. I see this transition as a form of data decay. Although data often evolves and its meaning changes, the true message degenerates and misleads us.< Less
This publication contains about 4,100 pictures of signatures of about 2,000 Japanese sword fittings artists. Its purpose is to serve as a reference for the comparison of signatures on sword fittings... More > and is thus practical for both the collector and for antique dealers and auction houses. Thus it can also serve well in the run-up as an aid to see if a signature is promising enough to submit the item to shinsa (expert committee) in Japan for a certificate of authenticity.< Less
Journey through the theatre-inspired and story-driven work of Canadian artist and illustrator Patrick Lemieux. It is an exploration backstage, of the fantastical and of reality-based pieces,... More > collected here for the first time, complete with notes, photos, sketches and paintings in full colour documenting his process.
Experience the play of light!< Less
It is finished! The first Kingdom Hearts fanbook organized by Kenzichi is now available! This is a collection of Kingdom Hearts fanart bound into one book. 21 artists came together to make this... More > possible and I hope you enjoy it also!< Less
The images in this book have been photographed by the author to represent curiosity in these locations. The images are not intended to offend the legal owners of these properties. If you are an owner... More > of any of the properties herein, please contact ElizabethSueHooser@gmail.com< Less