100 Sexiest Women100 Sexiest Women
FHM UK – 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2014
FHM is every guy’s guy. Each issue dishes out awesome features on babes, pop culture, sex and relationships, sports, fashion, technology and everything else on men’s lifestyle. Never boorish. Just sexy, funny, useful and interactive – all the time!
A History of Western ArtA History of Western Art
Appropriate for one-semester art history surveys or historically-focused art appreciation classes, A History of Western Art, Fifth Edition, combines sound scholarship, lavish visuals, and a lively narrative to provide students with an accessible and engaging introduction to art history. Focusing on the Western canon, the text presents a compelling chronological narrative from prehistory to the present. A non-Western supplement, World Views: Topics in Non-Western Art, addresses specific areas of non-Western art and augments the Western chronology by illustrating moments of thematic relationships and cross-cultural contact.
Acoustic GuitarsAcoustic Guitars
Acoustic Guitars: The Illustrated Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive guide of its type ever produced, covering decades of great instruments and the people who played them. You will find here the highest quality photos of acoustic guitars produced by every significant maker, from Alvarez to Zemaitis, plus detailed information, and a host of action pictures of important players from pop, rock, jazz, country classical, blues, and folk.
An acoustic guitar need not be a simple brown box with a neck attached. Acoustic Guitars: The Illustrated Encyclopedia celebrates the unusual, the different and the purely bizarre in addition to the assured roots-based craft of the finest unadorned instruments, underlining the sheer diversity and variety of the acoustic stringed instruments that have been built and sold and played through three centuries.
Here are resonator guitars made since the 1920s by Dobro, National, and others, often with highly decorated metal bodies; revered flat-tops from Martin, Taylor, Gibson, and more; peculiarly shaped and oddly featured creations from many of the custom builders; early 20th-century harp guitars with extra strings and extended bodies; creative archtops from D’Angelico, Epiphone, Benedetto, and more; and plastic-equipped constructions from Ovation.
The comprehensive and informative text is in a clear A-to-Z format organized by brand name, written and researched by a unique team of the world’s leading authorities on the subject. Acoustic Guitars: The Illustrated Encyclopedia shows in words and pictures just why and how the acoustic guitar continues to be the most popular musical instrument in the world.
Advertising Shits in Your HeadAdvertising Shits in Your Head
Advertising Shits in Your Head calls adverts what they are—a powerful means of control through manipulation—and highlights how people across the world are fighting back. It diagnoses the problem and offers practical tips for a DIY remedy. Faced with an ad-saturated world, activists are resisting, equipped with stencils, printers, high-visibility vests, and utility tools. With case studies from both sides of the Atlantic, this book showcases the ways in which small groups are taking on corporations and states at their own game: propaganda. This international edition includes an illustrated introduction from Josh MacPhee, case studies and interviews with Art in Ad Places, Public Ad Campaign, Resistance Is Female; Brandalism, and Special Patrol Group, plus photography from Luna Park and Jordan Seiler.
Art FundamentalsArt Fundamentals
Some things in art cannot be cheated, and if they are truly understood they can have a huge impact on the quality of your work. We call these Art Fundamentals. These fundamental rules have been used and exploited by artists of every description for hundreds of years, and are just as applicable today when digital painting as they were back then when they were discovered by traditional artists. Composition, perspective, depth and emotion are all tricky topics to understand and to paint effectively, yet in this fantastic eBook is all the advice you need to master these art fundamentals and apply them in your own workflow.
Art That Changed the WorldArt That Changed the World
Art That Changed the World: Transformative Art Movements and the Paintings That Inspired Them
Experience the uplifting power of art on this breathtaking visual tour of 2,500 paintings and sculptures created by more than 700 artists from Michelangelo to Damien Hirst.
This beautiful book brings you the very best of world art from cave paintings to Neoexpressionism. Enjoy iconic must-see works, such as Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper and Monet’s Waterlilies and discover less familiar artists and genres from all parts of the globe. Art That Changed the World covers the full sweep of world art, including the Ming era in China, and Japanese, Hindu, and Indigenous Australian art. It analyses recurring themes such as love and religion, explaining key genres from Romanesque to Conceptual art.
Art That Changed the World explores each artist’s key works and vision, showing details of their technique, such as Leonardo’s use of light and shade. It tells the story of avant-garde works like Manet’s Le Dejeuner sur l’herbe (Lunch on the Grass), which scandalized society, and traces how one genre informed another – showing how the Impressionists were inspired by Gustave Courbet, for example, and how Van Gogh was influenced by Japanese prints.
Lavishly illustrated throughout, look no further for your essential guide to the pantheon of world art.
Artist’s Painting TechniquesArtist’s Painting Techniques
Artist’s Painting Techniques: Explore Watercolors, Acrylics, and Oils; Discover Your Own Style; Grow as an Art
Whether you’re trying your hand at painting for the first time or honing your artistic ability, Artist’s Painting Techniques is the handiest guide to teach you how to paint.
Starting with the basics such as observational skills and learning how to draw, Artist’s Painting Techniques will guide you into working with watercolors, acrylics, and oil paints. Discover everything you need to know about tone, color, pattern, brushwork, and composition to create your own masterpieces with confidence. Learn a range of key watercolor, acrylic, and oil painting techniques, including laying a flat wash, painting fur, and creating impasto sculptural effects. Embark on exciting artistic exercises and projects to discover your style and grow as an artist.
Follow the fully illustrated step-by-step guides and get inspiring advice and encouragement from practicing artists. Kickstart your creativity and develop your own style with Artist’s Painting Techniques.
Artists Drawing TechniquesArtists Drawing Techniques
Learn how to draw with charcoal, pen, and pastel with step-by-step workshops from professional artists.
Artist’s Drawing Techniques is your guide to every aspect of drawing, from choosing a subject to mounting your finished masterpiece. Follow the workshops that teach you more than 80 artist’s techniques, including cross-hatching, stippling, blending, and masking using pencil, charcoal, colored pencils, and pastels. Develop your artistic style by following step-by-step drawing tutorials through beginner, intermediate, and advanced projects.
Explore new creative challenges with inspiring exercises and art projects to develop your skills, and study the stunning feature drawings that showcase every artistic technique and show you how that technique can be applied. Artist’s Drawing Techniques will help you tap into your creative potential and unlock new talents.
Arts and Literature of CubaArts and Literature of Cuba
Arts and Literature of Cuba (Exploring Cuba)
To truly understand a nation, one must know a bit about that nations art. What kind or subjects do its leading novelists write about? Which themes preoccupy its major poets? Who are the most popular painters and sculptors, and what do their works depict?
This book examines the major currents in Cuban art and literature, from colonial times to the present. The book also tells the stories of some of the countrys most respected creative talents. These include the poet and patriot Jos Mart, who is beloved as the Apostle of Cuban Independence; the novelist Alejo Carpentier, a major figure in Latin Americas 20th-century literary boom; the painter Amelia Pelez del Casal, a leader of Cubas avant-garde art movement; and Rita Longa, whose iconic sculptures adorn the capital city of Havana.
1Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books.