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Genre: Children's plays, American
Author: Steven Dietz
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing
Release: 1998
File: 97 Pages
ISBN-13: 0871298694

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The equivalent of a foundation course in traditional oil painting for beginning to intermediate level artists, this in-depth book uses the still life as a practical way to master oil techniques. The still life is a practical, forgiving genre as it does not require the likeness of a portrait or the accurate proportions of the figure and, unlike the landscape, it doesn’t change with the weather. Instead, it gives aspiring artists ample time to study and the opportunity to look closer. It can be used as a purely formal subject for drawing and painting techniques, or a platform for emotional expression using personal symbolism and imagery. However, though the still life is used throughout as a teaching tool, this is first and foremost a book about oil painting. It begins with simple compositions that build to more complex arrangements. Starting with essential information on how to best set up your studio—including lighting, equipment, materials (paints, solvents, brushes, mediums), and preparing your canvas and paper for oil painting—Still Life Painting Atelier then offers concrete lessons in a logical progressive sequence, with step-by-step illustrations, finished paintings, diagrams and tips. Chapters cover: • How to address composition through thumbnail sketches and line drawings • Using underpainting to study the characteristics of light and shade • The basics of color theory and color mixing • How to use a variety of brushes to create sharp and soft edges • Techniques that are helpful when painting metal and glass • How to apply glazing and scumbling to bring luminosity and texture

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Genre: Art
Author: Michael Friel
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
Release: 2014-12-16
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780307828781

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Still Life with Woodpecker is a sort of a love story that takes place inside a pack of Camel cigarettes. It reveals the purpose of the moon, explains the difference between criminals and outlaws, examines the conflict between social activism and romantic individualism, and paints a portrait of contemporary society that includes powerful Arabs, exiled royalty, and pregnant cheerleaders. It also deals with the problem of redheads.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Tom Robbins
Publisher: Bantam
Release: 2003-06-17
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: 0553897942

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Characters: 6 male, 5 female Interior Set One of the Tonight at 8:30 series, a success in London and New York. The movie Brief Encounter was based on this play. In a suburban rail station, Dr. Harvey removes a cinder from Laura's eye and they fall in love. Subsequent weekly meetings over tea, scenes debating respectability or love, and some sentimental moments transpire before they decide they must part forever. He is accepting a faraway post and she must return to a circumspect

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Genre: Comedy
Author: Noel Coward
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
Release: 1965
File: 48 Pages
ISBN-13: 0573624909

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The genre of still life is considered from a wide range of visual perspectives as it spans the history of photography from the early nineteenth century to the present.

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Genre: Photography
Author: Paul Martineau
Publisher: Getty Publications
Release: 2010
File: 111 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781606060339

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Cézanne transformed a teacup into something alive, raising still-life to the point that it ceased to be inanimate. Wassily Kandinsky said about the French artist: “He painted these things as human beings because he was endowed with the gift of divining the inner life in everything.” In addition to those of Cézanne, this book is devoted to still-life paintings by artists such as Van Gogh, Matisse, Chardin and Picasso.

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Genre: Art
Author: Victoria Charles
Publisher: Parkstone International
Release: 2014-01-07
File: 263 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781781608289

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INSIGHTS INTO CHANGES OF MENTALITY AND PHILOSOPHY. HOW DO THE OBJECTS IN A STILL LIFE REFLECT THE CUSTOMS, IDEAS AND ASPIRATIONS OF THE TIME? THIS IS ONE OF THE QUESTIONS WHICH NORBERT SCHNEIDER ASKS IN THIS BOOK. THE PERIOD BETWEEN THE LATE MIDDLE AGES AND THE 17TH CENTURY WAS WITHOUT DOUBT THE HEYDAY OF THE STILL LIFE. IT IS AN ART FORM WHICH GIVES US VALUABLE INSIGHTS INTO CHANGES OF MENTALITY AND PHILOSOPHY AS WELL AS PEOPLE'S NOTIONS OF DEATH. STILL LIFES CHART THE HISTORY OF SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES AND THEIR ACCEPTANCE AS WELL AS THE GRADUAL REPLACEMENT OF THE MEDIAEVAL CONCEPT OF THE WORLD.

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Genre: Art and society
Author: Norbert Schneider
Publisher: Taschen
Release: 2003
File: 215 Pages
ISBN-13: 3822820814

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Mark Doty's prose has been hailed as "tempered and tough, sorrowing and serene" (The New York Times Book Review) and "achingly beautiful" (The Boston Globe). In Still Life with Oysters and Lemon he offers a stunning exploration of our attachment to ordinary things-how we invest objects with human store, and why.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Mark Doty
Publisher: Beacon Press
Release: 2002-07-10
File: 80 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780807066102

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A memoir of a lifelong struggle with both minor and major depression with a focus on the difficulty of navigating depression while parenting young children.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Gillian Marchenko
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Release: 2016-04-28
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780830843244

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Ms. Casser-Jayne¿s coffee table book is the first serious compilation of photographs to be published on the Civil War¿s Battle of Antietam since Alexander Gardner¿s book in 1866. In his foreward to the book, Antietam National Battlefield Superintendent, John Howard calls Ms.Casser-Jayne's work a new monument to those who fought and to those who help us remember. Featuring 70 duotone images and 70 Civil War era quotes, this striking 152-page book captures the spirit that inhabits the Maryland battlefield. The $32.95 book also features a battle overview by eminent historian Dr. Thomas G. Clemens, President of Save Historic Antietam Foundation (SHAF).

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Genre: Antietam National Battlefield (Md.)
Author: H. Casser-Jayne
Publisher: HCJ STUDIO
Release: 2005
File: 149 Pages
ISBN-13: 0976596008

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