Author: Julie Seabrook Ream
Publisher: Chronicle Books
This playful collection of rainbows is a bright and beautiful appreciation of all the color that surrounds us. Artist Julie Seabrook Ream invites us to see the extraordinary beauty of ordinary objects: she gathers colorful iterations of a single type of thing, from feathers to fishing gear, matchbooks to macarons, and neatly arranges them in rainbow order. A fascinating index details all the objects in each rainbow, bringing the magnetic appeal of meticulous organization to this burst of color in book form. A striking package— with foil stamping on the cover and a rainbow-colored exposed spine—makes this celebratory book a treasure for those who love art, design, and a fresh perspective.
Author: Quentin Blake, John Cassidy
This write-right-in-it book of tips, techniques, and shameless cheerleading for every want-to-be artist is like a sketchbook with training wheels. Pages of scribble-starters and what-to-draw ideas created by beloved artist Sir Quentin Blake (himself a master scribbler), create a funny, ridiculously-encouraging kids’ drawing book that proves that you can laugh and draw at the same time. Comes with: 106 page book, sketch pen, 2 watercolor pencils.
Author: Jean-François Mallet
Learn to cook classic French cuisine the easy way with this French bestseller from professionally trained chef Jean-François Mallet. Taking cooking back to basics, Simplissime is bursting with easy-to-follow and quick recipes for delicious French food. Discover how to make a mouth-watering Apple Tart with Cinnamon with just five ingredients, or Spaghetti with Asparagus and Orange in just three steps. For an impressive dish, whip up mouth-watering Mussels in Curry in a short 15 minutes. Each of the 160 recipes in this book is made up of only 2-6 ingredients, and can be made in a short amount of time. Recipe steps are precise and simple, accompanied by clear photographs of each ingredient and finished dish. Cooking has never been so easy! It's no surprise that this book has been selling a copy every ten seconds in France.
Author: Matilde Battistini
Publisher: Getty Publications
From antiquity to the Enlightenment, astrology, magic, and alchemy were considered important tools to unravel the mysteries of nature and human destiny. In this latest volume in the popular Guide to Imagery series, Battistini presents a careful analysis of occult iconography in many of the great masterpieces of Western art, calling out key features in the illustrations for discussion and interpretation.
Author: Nichole Robertson
Publisher: Chronicle Books
This photographic portrait of New York captures the city as never before, in a vibrant visual tour, color by color. From Staten Island Ferry orange to taxicab yellow, photographer and writer Nichole Robertson brings New York's quintessential shades into focus, seeking out the city's hiding-in-plain-sight treasures: bananas sold streetside for a dollar, bright red "no parking" signs, stacks of delicious golden brown pretzels, gleaming Art Deco gold archways. Arranged by color, these striking views portray the spirit of the city across every borough. A unique love letter to the iconic metropolis, this celebration of the city will charm locals as well as everyone who loves—or dreams of—visiting the Big Apple.
Author: Giovanna Magi
Publisher: Casa Editrice Bonechi
With exhaustive information, superb full-colour photography, and detailed illustrations and accurate maps, the New Millennium Collection is perfect for those who want to know more about the history and art of the regions, cities, and monuments they visit
Author: Dan Zarrella
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Are you looking to take advantage of social media for your business or organization? With easy-to-understand introductions to blogging, forums, opinion and review sites, and social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, this book will help you choose the best -- and avoid the worst -- of the social web's unique marketing opportunities. The Social Media Marketing Book guides you through the maze of communities, platforms, and social media tools so you can decide which ones to use, and how to use them most effectively. With an objective approach and clear, straightforward language, Dan Zarrella, aka "The Social Media & Marketing Scientist," shows you how to plan and implement campaigns intelligently, and then measure results and track return on investment. Whether you're a seasoned pro or new to the social web, this book will take you beyond the jargon to social media marketing mastery. Make sense of this complicated environment with the help of screenshots, graphs, and visual explanations Understand the history and culture of each social media type, including features, functionality, and protocols Get clear-cut explanations of the methods you need to trigger viral marketing successes Choose the technologies and marketing tactics most relevant to your campaign goals Learn how to set specific goals for your campaigns and evaluate them according to key performance indicators Praise for The Social Media Marketing Book: "Let Zarrella take you to social-media marketing school. You'll learn more from reading this book than a month of research on the Internet."--Guy Kawasaki, co-founder of Alltop.com "If I could be any other person for a day, it would be Dan Zarella. Either him or Brad Pitt. But Dan's smarter. This book is why I say that."--Chris Brogan, President of New Marketing Labs "This book demonstrates a beginning to the endless possibilities of the Social Web."-- Brian Solis, publisher of leading marketing blog PR 2.0
Author: James Wyatt
New options and character hooks for dragonborn characters. If you want to play the ultimate dragonborn hero, this book is for you! This expansion of the Player’s Handbook® core rulebook explores the mysteries of the dragonborn. It presents D&D® players with exciting new options for their dragonborn characters, including unique racial feats, powers, paragon paths, and epic destinies. This book also includes ways to flesh out your dragonborn character’s background and personality.
Author: Jurgen Muller
Sense of a Scene Pieter Bruegel's mastery of composition and community Discover the complete works of Pieter Bruegel the Elder, the most significant artist of Dutch Renaissance painting. This XL monograph gathers all 39 paintings, 65 drawings, and 89 etchings--each piece a unique witness to both the religious mores and the close-knit folk culture of Bruegel's time, from the biblical tower of Babel to the small-town festivals of peasant life.
Author: James Hobbs
Combining a winning formula of practical instruction and creative inspiration, Sketch your World examines a range of techniques for capturing great sketches on the go, covering topics such as how to improve observation skills, sketch moving subjects and c
Author: Pepin Van Roojen
PEPIN Giant Artists Colouring Books contain 24 sheets (2 x 12 designs) of superior-quality acid-free drawing paper in A3 size. The designs are precise representations of masterpieces of art and design - very intricate and challenging and suitable for serious colourists and art students. Each design is included twice, so that you can either create variations or use one for testing and the other as the final artwork.
Author: Anne Desmet, Jim Anderson
Publisher: A&C Black
This book is a general guide to printmaking by hand. Comprehensive and innovative, this practical introduction ranges from potato prints to multi-colour linocuts; from collage to screenprints; from prints made with pipe cleaners and burger boxes to three-dimensional indented sculpture. The advantage of the techniques covered are that they do not require expensive equipment or much space, and are suitable for all age groups. Easy to follow for the beginner, Handmade Printsalso offers invaluable insights for the experienced printmaker. All the methods described require little specialised equipment and can be carried out at home on the kitchen table. They can be accomplished at many levels of expertise: in an artist s professional practice; as a school or college activity; or by enthusiasts of all ages to make unusual, inventive artworks or to transform home decor. The text is clearly written and highly illustrated with work done by people of all ages.