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Glass Bead Artistry: Over 200 Playful Designs

Full-color photos and line drawings explain how to make tiny, sparkling gifts of colored glass beads, including animals, sea life and creatures from outer space.     

Author Name :Ondori Staff

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Digital Sculpting with Mudbox

Digital sculpting is the use of tools to push, pull, smooth, grab, pinch or otherwise manipulate a digital object as if it were made of a real-life substance such as clay. Mudbox is the premier sculpting solution for digital artists, allowing them to naturally and easily sculpt detailed, organic characters and models in a way that feels like traditional sculpting.This book guides CG professionals through the process of creating amazing digital sculptures using the Mudbox arsenal of ground-breaking digital sculpting and 3D painting tools, and porting the models into their Maya or Max work.Artists will explore tried and true, traditional sculpting techniques and learn to apply them to digital sculpting. A series of in-depth tutorials are incluced, each challenging them with progressively more complex models as they go on.Fine art sculptors transitioning from traditional sculpting to digital sculpting will benefit for unique never-before-published guidance on how to successfully integrate digital sculpting into their workflow.     

Author Name :Mike de la Flor, Bridgette Mongeon

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Michael Jackson - Tribute To A Legend

This book includes the pictures & stories of Michael Jackson,music legend     

Author Name :Special Collector's Edition

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Live Sound Fundamentals

LIVE SOUND FUNDAMENTALS provides the "missing manual" to the art of live sound, covering the topic from a real-world point of view, and deals with real problems and real solutions from the field. It is a solid how-to guide to the fundamentals of setting up and mixing live audio events, covering the equipment, processes, and techniques required for obtaining expert results.     

Author Name :Bill Evans

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An essay on comedy

When she has frolicked through her five Acts to surprise you with the information that Mr. Aimwell is converted by a sudden death in the world outside the scenes into Lord Aimwell, and can marry the lady in the light of day, it is to the credit of her vivacious nature that she does not anticipate your calling her Farce.     

Author Name :George Meredith

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The Complete Book of Jiu Jitsu

This is the Complete Book of Jiu Jitsu Techniques for beginners through Masters. You will learn throws, chokes, hold downs, submissions, escapes, wrist locks. Everything you need to be a Jiu Jitsu Master.     

Author Name :Ted Gambordella

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Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers

Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers begins with an overview of the Photoshop interface and the fundamentals of how to use Photoshop, followed by how to configure and optimize your computer's performance to run the program and then it dives straight into the essentials of Camera Raw image editing. The Sharpening chapter shows how to use the Camera Raw controls to obtain optimum capture sharpening and noise reduction and the Essentials chapter outlines how to work with all the basic image adjustment tools that are in the program, some of which have been there since the very beginning.     

Author Name :Martin Evening

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The Cavalier Songs and Ballads of England from 1642 to 1684

Charles Mackay (1814-1889) was a British poet, journalist, and song writer. He was born in Perth, Scotland and educated at the Royal Caledonian Asylum, London, and at Brussels, but spent much of his early life in France. Coming to London in 1834, he engaged in journalism, working for The Morning Chronical from 1835-1844 and then became editor of The Glasgow Argus.     

Author Name :Charles Mackay

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Photoshop Elements 7 All-in-One For Dummies

Photoshop Elements 7 is a sophisticated image-editing program for hobbyists, amateur photographers, and professionals alike. Whether youre new to Elements or looking for the details on the newest version, Photoshop Elements 7 All-in-One For Dummies gets you up to speed and offers a handy, full-color reference. Nine convenient minibooks cover everything you need to know about image editing, sharing files, and creating projects with Elements 7. They include: Introducing Elements, Elements Fundamentals, Image Essentials, Selections, Painting, Drawing, and Typing, Working with Layers and Masks, Filters, Effects, Styles, and Distortions, Enhancing and Retouching and Creating and Sharing.     

Author Name :Barbara Obermeier, Ted Padova

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Cyber pop

Cyberpop is an analysis of cyberculture and its popular cultural productions. The study begins with a Foucaultian model of cyberculture as a discursive formation, and explains how some key concepts (such as 'virtuality,' 'speed,' and 'Connectivity') operate as a conceptual architecture network linking technologies to information and individual subjects. The chapters then each focus on a particular cyberfiguration, including Hollywood films (GATTACA, The Matrix), popular literature (William Gibson's Neuromancer, Scott Westerfeld's Polymorph), advertising for digital products and services (Apple Computer's '1984/McIntosh' campaign, AT&T's 'mLife' campaign), digital artworks (including virtual females such as Motorola's 'Mya' and Elite Modeling Agency's 'Webbie Tookay,' and work by visual artist Daniel Lee for Microsoft's 'Evolution' campaign), and video games (Tomb Raider). Each close reading illustrates the ways in which representations of digital lifestyles and identities - which typically fetishize computers and celebrate a 'high tech' aesthetic encourage participation in digital capitalism and commodity cyberculture.     

Author Name :Sidney Eve Matrix

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DESIGN

This is the essential students guide to Design its practice, its theory and its history. Drawing from a wide range of international examples, respected design writer Catherine McDermott explores key topics     

Author Name :Catherine McDermott

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PUNK ROCK: SO WHAT?

It's now over twenty years since punk pogo-ed its way into our consciousness. Punk Rock So What?brings together a new generation of academics, writers and journalists to provide the first comprehensive assessment of punk and its place in popular music history, culture and myth. The contributors, who include Suzanne Moore, Lucy OBrien, Andy Medhurst, Mark Sinker and Paul Cobley, challenge standard views of punk prevalent since the 1970s. They: re-situate punk in its historical context, analysing the possible origins of punk in the New York art scene and Manchester clubs as well as in Malcolm McClarens brain, question whether punk deserves its reputation as an anti-fascist, anti-sexist movement which opened up opportunities for women musicians and fans alike.     

Author Name :Roger Sabin

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Musicology: the key concepts

Musicology: the Key Concepts provides a vital reference guide for students of contemporary musicology. Its clear and accessible entries cover a comprehensive range of terms including: aesthetics, canon, culture, deconstruction, ethnicity, identity, subjectivity, value and work. Fully cross-referenced and with suggestions for further reading, this is an essential resource for all students of music.     

Author Name :David. Beard

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Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance

From the music of Louis Armstrong to the portraits by Beauford Delaney, the writings of Langston Hughes to the debut of the musical Show Boat, the Harlem Renaissance is one of the most significant developments in African-American history in the twentieth century. The Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance, in two-volumes and over 635 entries, is the first comprehensive compilation of information on all aspects of this creative, dynamic period.     

Author Name :Cary D. Wintz, Paul Finkelman

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POPULAR MUSIC

Presenting a comprehensive A-Z glossary of the main terms and concepts used in the study of popular music, this fully updated second edition covers key new developments in the area, such as the impact of the Internet and Reality TV.     

Author Name :Roy Shuker

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Magic(al) Realism

Bestselling novels by Angela Carter, Salman Rushdie, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and a multitude of others have enchanted us by blurring the lines between reality and fantasy. Their genre of writing has been variously defined as 'magic', 'magical' or 'marvellous' realism and is quickly becoming a core area of literary studies.     

Author Name :Maggie Ann Bowers

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Magic(al) Realism

Bestselling novels by Angela Carter, Salman Rushdie, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and a multitude of others have enchanted us by blurring the lines between reality and fantasy. Their genre of writing has been variously defined as 'magic', 'magical' or 'marvellous' realism and is quickly becoming a core area of literary studies.     

Author Name :Maggie Ann Bowers

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Photoshop CS4, Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks

Photoshop CS4: Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks includes 100 tasks that reveal cool secrets, teach timesaving tricks, and explain great tips guaranteed to make you more productive with Photoshop. The easy-to-use layout lets you work through all the tasks from beginning to end or jump in at random.     

Author Name :Lynette Kent

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Advanced Photoshop Elements 7 for Digital Photographers

This essential guide for intermediate/advanced photographers has now been fully updated for Elements 7.     

Author Name :philip andrews

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Photoshop CS4 for Nature Photographers A Workshop in a Book

Using fieldtested methods and practical instruction in both Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, this book reveals eyeopening techniques, terrific workflow ideas, and timesaving ways to apply a broad array of Photoshop tools to optimize digital images of nature. Youll encounter spectacular photographs from exotic places around the world shot by the authors, as well as tips and examples from some of the most esteemed professional nature photographers. In addition, the CDROM includes more than 60 minutes of video training as well as sample images to help you practice the techniques featured in the book. Note: CDROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.     

Author Name :Ellen Anon Josh Anon

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David Pogue's Digital Photography: The Missing Manual

If you're ready to jump into digital photography or would like to increase the skills you already have, David Pogue's Digital Photography: The Missing Manual is just what you need. Bestselling author David Pogue provides a no-nonsense guide to the entire process, including how to: buy and use a digital camera; get the same photographic effects as the pros; manage the results on your Mac or PC; edit photos; and, finally, share the results with your adoring fans -- on paper, online, or on mugs, jigsaw puzzles, and blankets.     

Author Name :David Pogue

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Digital SLR Cameras & Photography FOR DUMMIES 2ND EDITION

Whether you own a Digital SLR camera or are thinking of buying one, with this guide, you'll give it your best shot! It has info to help you choose the right camera and accessories, and then use them right. Digital SLR Cameras & Photography For Dummies covers the hardware, the software, and the techniques you need to take top-notch digital photos with your dSLR.     

Author Name :David D.Busch

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Hdr Photography Photo Workshop

We focus on Photomatix and Photoshop Elements because we didnt want to overcomplicate matters by trying to cover every possible software combination. At the same time, we choose to try and make the book portable to different software choices. We show you what you can do, tell you how we did it, and leave the rest up to you.     

Author Name :Pete Carr and Robert Correll

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Learning To See Creatively Revised Edition

This revised and rewritten guide takes a radical approach to creativity. This edition features informaton on digital photography and digital imaging software.     

Author Name :Bryan Peterson

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Understanding Exposure

Understanding Exposure: How to Shoot Great Photographs with a Film or Digital Camera (Updated Edition) Bryan Peterson     

Author Name :Bryan Peterson

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