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How to Cheat in Adobe Flash CS3

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How to Cheat in Adobe Flash CS3
The Art of Design and Animation

Author: Chris Georgenes
Publication Date: 10 August 2007

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Frustrated by the overwhelming nature of Flash? Want to get up to speed with the program fast so you can concentrate on your animation? Need to solve problems quickly to get work done to time and to budget? This book provides tips and tricks based on real life working methods to help you work faster and efficiently with Flash.

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Enchanted River

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The Enchanted River
200 Years of the Royal Watercolour Society

Author: Simon Fenwick
Publication Date: 1 February 2004

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This book records the changing fortunes & the controversies, personal vendettas & financial crises which characterised much of the history of the RWS. Includes a full list of members.

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Classics

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Classics
The Little Black Dresses of Interior Design

Author: Elana Frankel
Publication Date: 1 November 2001

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The ten design must-haves in seven classic categories are shown here, from the camel-back sofa to the sleigh bed. Sidebars offer information for select pieces, and the text offers practical information about choosing and using design classics to create a particular look or atmosphere.

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Digital Photography Made Easy

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Digital Photography Made Easy

Author: Lynne Wright
Publication Date: 21 June 2010

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Guides you through the process of photography in the digital age. This book helps you know: what to look for in a digital camera; taking a great photo - lighting, positioning and timing; getting to grips with software, docking stations and scanners; and, adding photographs and videos to your computer.

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Decorative Painting on Glass, Ceramics and Metal

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Decorative Painting on Glass, Ceramics and Metal

Author: Judy Balchin
Publication Date: 1 May 1998

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Contains step-by-step sequences showing how to transform everyday objects and junk. Readers can learn how to paint on glass, how to decorate ceramics without having to use a kiln, and how to enhance metal objects.

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George Stubbs and the Wide Creation

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George Stubbs and the Wide Creation
Animals, People and Places in the Life of George Stubbs, 1724-1806

Author: Robin Blake
Publication Date: 23 June 2005

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George Stubbs was far more than a great portraitist of horses; as this fascinating book shows, he was a painter and printmaker on a par with his contemporaries Hogarth, Reynolds and Gainsborough.

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Dali

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Dali

Author: Dawn Ades
Publication Date: 30 May 1995

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This study of Salvador Dali's work asks what accounts for his popularity as an artist. Is it the accessibility of his imagery or his talent as a self-publicist?

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Sixties Design

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Sixties Design

Author: Philippe Garner
Publication Date: 31 October 2003

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This volume provides an illustrated survey of the 1960s. It reviews the period through certain all-important themes identifying the impact of new thinking on every area of design.

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Antoni Gaudi

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Antoni Gaudi

Author: Maria Antonietta Crippa
Publication Date: 31 October 2003

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Gaudi's bizarre and romantic buildings, interiors and exteriors, mosiacs and public spaces, have imbued Barcelona with unique character and ensured his place in the pantheon of great architects.

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Andy Warhol

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Andy Warhol

Author: Isabel Kuhl
Publication Date: 28 August 2007

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Looks at the world Warhol inhabited as a young man - a post-war America on the brink of mass commercialism and mass production - to examine his iconic paintings and prints. This book demonstrates how Warhol's fascination with pop culture meshed perfectly with a cultural mood, at once reflective and rebellious.

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Paintings That Changed the World

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Paintings That Changed the World
From Lascaux to Picasso

Author: Klaus Reichold
Publication Date: 17 September 2003

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Looking at 90 of history's greatest masterpieces to explain just what makes them great, this work contains brief, informative essays that examine each work from historic and cultural perspectives and offer intriguing observations and interesting anecdotes about the artists and their eras.

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Christie's Toy Railways

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Christie's Toy Railways

Author: Hugo Marsh
Publication Date: 25 October 2002

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This reference work on model trains traces the history, profiles the work of manufacturers and modellers from around the world and highlights the refinements in detailing that have been achieved since the mid-19th century. It includes information on purchasing, restoring and best railway layouts.

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Digital Video Editing

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Digital Video Editing
A User's Guide

Author: Peter Wells
Publication Date: 18 September 2007

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Intended for the serious hobbyist and no-budget video maker, this book guides readers through the fundamental tasks of movie editing, from planning and librarianship through narrative cutting to the seductive world of visual effects.

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Digital Camcorder Technique

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Digital Camcorder Technique

Author: Peter Wells
Publication Date: 31 March 2006

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Provides guidance to enable you to make successful use of your digital camcorder. Illustrated throughout with examples of what to aim for and what to avoid, this books shows you how the theory and technique can be applied to specific projects, from corporate productions and movies to wedding and holiday videos.

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Animal Photography

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Animal Photography
A Practical Guide

Author: Robert Maier
Publication Date: 21 July 2005

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To practice your skills with wildlife photography, take a camera safari to your nearest woods, field, or zoo--or just stay h...

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House Histories for Beginners

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House Histories for Beginners

Author: Colin Style
Publication Date: 1 January 2006

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Aimed at beginners who set about finding out about their house, this book describes how to deduce the age of a property and discusses the characteristics of research on particular types of property - such as cottages, manor houses, inns, mills, former church properties, and farms.

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Moving Targets

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Moving Targets
A User's Guide to British Art Now

Author: Louisa Buck
Publication Date: 1 September 2000

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Building on her bestselling "Moving Targets" (1997), Louisa Buck presents "Moving Targets 2" - a fully updated and greatly expanded survey of the key players, places and presences that are shaping British art at the beginning of the 21st century.

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Post-impressionism

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Post-impressionism

Author: Belinda Thomson
Publication Date: 1 September 1998

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One of a series introducing major movements in modern art to general readers, students and gallery visitors, this text looks at the Post-Impressionists and the influential stylistic changes which they introduced. It also sets them in their intellectual and historical contexts.

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Moving Targets

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Moving Targets
A User's Guide to British Art Now

Author: Louisa Buck
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Surrealism

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Surrealism

Author: Fiona Bradley
Publication Date: 1 May 1997

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This volume offers insights into the complexities of the surrealist imagination. It documents how the artists met, the relationship of surrealism to dada, and the influences that informed the movement, particularly the work of Sigmund Freud.

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Really, Really, Really Easy Step-by-step Guide to Creating and Editing Digital Videos Using Your Computer

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The Really, Really, Really Easy Step-by-step Guide to Creating and Editing Digital Videos Using Your Computer

Author: Christian Darkin
Publication Date: 25 August 2009

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Whether you want to produce professional-looking footage, or simply want to learn how to add interesting effects to your home videos, this book helps beginners to master the basics. It tells how to choose the best camcorder, and how to approach shooting in a variety of situations.

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Miller's Antiques Handbook and Price Guide

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Miller's Antiques Handbook and Price Guide

Author: Judith Miller
Publication Date: 3 May 2010

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Whether you're buying or selling, a dealer, collector or auctioneer, this book helps you keep track of the international market.

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Miller's Collecting Silver

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Miller's Collecting Silver
Facts at Your Fingertips

Author: Jill Bace
Publication Date: 16 September 1999

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With tips on how to read hallmarks, how to spot fakes and how to assess condition and value, this guide is an introduction to silver collectables that highlights all the main collecting categories. It also features a glossary of terms and advice on where to buy, along with care instructions.

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Oil-painting Workshop II

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Oil-painting Workshop II
Simple Steps to Success

Author: Rachel Lockwood
Publication Date: 1 May 2008

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Helps readers improve their oil-painting skills and become better artists. This book provides explanations of the principles of painting and encourages readers to tackle subjects ranging from landscapes to still lifes and portraits. It features galleries of contemporary artwork which demonstrate how successful artists approach different topics.

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Collectables Price Guide (UK)

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Collectables Price Guide (UK)

Author: Judith Miller
Publication Date: 5 September 2007

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Showcases over 5,000 collectables including hot buys; from beautiful Fenton glass and vintage handbags, to Wild West memorabilia. This book contains hints on where & how to buy & sell, plus tips on what makes certain items more desirable than others.

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Antiques Detective

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Antiques Detective
Tips and Tricks to Make You the Expert

Author: Judith Miller
Publication Date: 7 June 2007

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A super-sleuth's guide to spotting, buying and collecting antiques. It shows you how to tell a genuine piece from a fake. Spot signs that indicate an object has been restored. It includes expert advice on makers, questions to ask, tips for identifying the best examples in furniture, ceramics, glass, silver, dolls, teddy bears, textiles and more.

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Altering Houses and Small Scale Residential Developments

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Altering Houses and Small Scale Residential Developments

Author: Ann Bridger
Publication Date: 28 July 1998

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A guide for home owners and those undertaking residential building projects. It combines design, technical and financial considerations. It explains how to perform certain functions yourself, yet clarifies the roles and responsibilities of the professionals who may be needed to help with the processes of buying, altering and selling a house.

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Brunel's Britain

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Brunel's Britain

Author: Derrick Beckett
Publication Date: 13 November 1980

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Here is the first systematic appraisal of Brunel's engineering achievements, arguably the greatest contribution to ninet...

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King's Glass

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The King's Glass
A Story of Tudor Power and Secret Art

Author: Carola Hicks
Publication Date: 1 November 2007

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Tells the story of the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge. This book describes the history of England, reflecting change, conflict and modernity in the sixteenth century. It uncovers the power struggles behind the beauty of the past.

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Pastels in 10 Steps

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Pastels in 10 Steps
Learn All the Techniques You Need in Just One Painting

Author: Ian Sidaway
Publication Date: 15 September 2008

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Teaches the various things needed to know to become a true pastel artist. This course shows how to create impressive works of art in 10 steps.

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Highway and Transportation Engineering and Planning

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Highway and Transportation Engineering and Planning

Author: Gavin Macpherson
Publication Date: 25 October 1993

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Provides a clear and up-to-date guide to the engineering practice needed for the planning, development, implementation and management of transport systems setting them clearly witin their social, economic and political context.

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Norman Foster

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Norman Foster
A Global Architecture

Author: Martin Pawley
Publication Date: 1 November 1999

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A tribute to Norman Foster, whose work continues to impact upon architecture and urban planning. It includes photographs and sketches, plans and models, a chronological survey of the architect's career, and essays on industrial architecture, deep-plan buildings, energy and urbanism.

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Art of Tibet

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Art of Tibet

Author: Robert E. Fisher
Publication Date: 3 November 1997

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The author of this work explores the interwined relationship between the art and spiritual life of the region of Tibet. From the Potala in Lhasa - a religious complex - to painting, sculpture and portraiture, Tibet's artistic culture is traced from the foundation of the kingdom to the 20th century.

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Caribbean Art

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Caribbean Art

Author: Veerle Poupeye
Publication Date: 11 May 1998

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A collection of examples of the work of over 100 Caribbean artists with text explaining the history of Caribbean art, the 20th century art schools which helped to define an indigenous aesthetic, and art's relationship to the political and racial ideologies.

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Art Nouveau

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Art Nouveau

Author: Alastair Duncan
Publication Date: 23 May 1994

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The story of art nouveau, from its inception in the 1890s to the modern resurgence of interest. It introduces the main personalities, such as Galle, Lalique and Tiffany, and relates their aims and accomplishments to the background from which the movement emerged.

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Design Since 1945

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Design Since 1945

Author: Peter Dormer
Publication Date: 8 March 1993

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Since 1945, design and designers have been moved centre-stage by the demands of manufacturing companies and a consumer society. Dormer questions orthodoxies, defines the contexts within which designers work, and covers such activities as industrial and product design, graphics and textiles.

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Art Deco

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Art Deco

Author: Alastair Duncan
Publication Date: 14 November 1988

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This volume traces the history of the art deco movement and examines its influence on design. Examples are given of art deco furniture, textiles, ironwork, lighting, silver, glass, ceramics, sculpture, graphics, posters, books, jewellery, and architecture.

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Gauguin

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Gauguin

Author: Belinda Thomson
Publication Date: 19 October 1987

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Traces the life of the nineteenth century French artist, looks at his most important paintings, drawings, and sculpture, and discusses influences on his work.

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Barbara Hepworth

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Barbara Hepworth

Author: Abraham Marie Hammacher
Publication Date: 14 September 1987

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Born in Yorkshire in 1903, Barbara Hepworth was determined to become a sculptor despite the misgivings of her parents and th...

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Rembrandt

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Rembrandt

Author: Christopher White
Publication Date: 29 October 1984

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A biography of Rembrandt examines his most important drawings and paintings, describes his personal life, and assesses his contribution to art.

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Pop Art

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Pop Art

Author: Lucy R. Lippard
Publication Date: 23 January 1967

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Pop Art embodied the spirit of the 1960s. Despite its carnival aspects, its orgiastic color and giant scale, it was based on...

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Baroque and Rococo

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Baroque and Rococo

Author: Germain Bazin
Publication Date: 12 October 1964

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Baroque and Rococo art and architecture have become popular once more, after a century and a half of neglect, misunderstandi...

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Digital Travel Photography Digital Field Guide

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Digital Travel Photography Digital Field Guide

Author: David D. Busch
Publication Date: 6 June 2006

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Your digital camera is the perfect travel companion. You don't need to pack extra film, worry about airport scanners, budget for processing costs, or wait until you get home to learn whether you got that once-in-a-lifetime shot.

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Photoshop Elements 4 For Dummies

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Photoshop Elements 4 For Dummies

Author: Barbara Obermeier
Publication Date: 31 January 2006

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Whether you're a hobbyist or a pro, look what you can do with Elements 4! Photoshop Elements is all grown up - a powerful program that's easy to use and gives professional results. This book's step-by-step instructions and full-color examples help you take creative control of Photoshop Elements' tools.

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Cine Craft

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Cine Craft

Author: J. David Beal
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1974

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This is the ideal book for anyone who wants to know more about the fascinating world of amateur film-making. It is both a stimulating, easy-to-follow guide for newcomers to the craft and a treasure-house of authoritative information for the experienced cine enthusiast....

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Penguin Dictionary of Art and Artists

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The Penguin Dictionary of Art and Artists

Author: Linda Murray
Publication Date: 7 August 1997

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Why exactly did Van Gogh cut off his ear? Was Warhol an original or just a copyist? This title provides answers to all this. It includes entries that feature cross-referencing and listings of galleries.

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Sleuth

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Sleuth
The Amazing Quest for Lost Art Treasures

Author: Philip Mould
Publication Date: 23 June 2011

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CSI meets Who Do You Think You Are? meets Time Team meets The Antiques Roadshow. Two-dimensional works of art become three-dimensional thrillers.

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Jack Vettriano

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Jack Vettriano
A Life

Author: Jack Vettriano
Publication Date: 5 May 2006

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Emerging from the unlikely background of the Scottish coalfields, Jack Vettriano has had a meteoric rise to fame to become Scotland's most successful and controversial contemporary artist.

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Languages of Art

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Languages of Art
An Approach to a Theory of Symbols

Author: Nelson Goodman
Publication Date: 1 January 1976

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"Languages of Art".

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Cracking Antiques

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Cracking Antiques
The Sourcebook

Author: Mark Hill
Publication Date: 5 April 2010

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Shows you how to add style and glamour to your home by buying secondhand, vintage and antique furnishings. Companion to a new prime time series for BBC2, this book also shows you how to turn your back on bland, mass-produced flat-pack furniture and embrace secondhand treasures.

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