The Silver Way

The Silver Way Author Stephen Silver
ISBN-10 1624650341
Release 2016-08-15
Pages 248
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The Silver Way: Techniques, Tips and Tutorials for Effective Character Design by Stephen Silver offers invaluable instruction from one of best teachers in the industry. Whether you're a professional artist interested in improving your drawing skills, or an aspiring designer fresh out of high school looking to add to your portfolio, The Silver Way will help you build your confidence and strengthen your work in order to successfully design characters for any project, in any style. Chockfull of helpful--and entertaining --drawing techniques and easy-to-follow tutorials developed through his decades of experience as an artist on popular animated shows (Kim Possible, Danny Phantom, The Fairly OddParents) and as the owner of Silver Drawing Academy, The Silver Way is the kind of educational art book you'll revisit again and again for guidance, encouragement, and inspiration.



Metal Clay Jewelry

Metal Clay Jewelry Author Louise Duhamel
ISBN-10 1581807856
Release 2006-08-08
Pages 144
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Polymer clay and jewelry artists are experimenting with metal clay more than ever, but there are few books on the market to show them how to use this exciting new medium. Highlights include: ? 19 fashionable step-by-step projects, including a variety of styles provided by both the author and talented contributing artists ? An easy, skill-building approach that teaches readers a new technique with each project ? A wide range of creative techniques--from carving and setting gems to making clasps and mixing found objects with metal clay



Drawing Lessons from the Famous Artists School

Drawing Lessons from the Famous Artists School Author Stephanie Haboush Plunkett
ISBN-10 9781631591228
Release 2017-06-01
Pages 160
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"Learn to draw from a collection of works from famous artists such as Norman Rockwell and Albert Dorne with Drawing Lessons from the Famous Artists School"--



Metal Clay Beads

Metal Clay Beads Author Barbara Becker Simon
ISBN-10 160059025X
Release 2009
Pages 144
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When you combine two bestselling topics like metal clay and beading and then add one of the most talented and respected artists in the business, you've got a winning combination. In this unique, comprehensive reference, Barbara Becker Simon treats readers to 22 outstanding metal clay bead projects. An introductory section guides them through all the fundamentals, from forming and joining the clay to firing and finishing. Crafters learn how to add gemstones, glass and other objects; use moulded and carved texture plates; etch photographs into a surface; develop rich patinas and more. From the Porcupine Pearl Bead to a Polygon Box Bead, the projects are both timely and sophisticated.



Sharpie Art Pack

Sharpie Art Pack Author Timothy Goodman
ISBN-10 9781631591198
Release 2016-04-01
Pages 112
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Make your mark and explore hours of exercises using everyone's favorite marker- anywhere! Now in an all-new format, the creative technique exercises from Sharpie Art Workshop by designer, artist, and art director Timothy Goodman are reconfigured into this useful art pack which includes an informational book and companion sketchpad featuring prompts and drawings to get you started. Sharpie Art Pack includes a wide range of Sharpie techniques that demonstrate how to make different kinds of marks, patterns, images on a variety of surfaces, and mixing media with Sharpie. Be bold, and work through this inspiring book and enjoy the intricate and impressive works created from an everyday tool.



Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers

Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers Author Elizabeth Bone
ISBN-10 1596684992
Release 2012-01-03
Pages 192
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Your expert techniques with a silver lining! A comprehensive guide, Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers details techniques, surface treatments, and innovations specifically designed for all jewelry makers working in silver, and especially focuses on the needs and interests relevant to metal-jewelry artisans. Explore basic skills as well as specialist techniques, including filigree, chasing, annealing, engraving, etching, casting, and much more. Plus, profiles of contemporary practitioners are included in every section, along with galleries illustrating a range of beautifully crafted finished works. The handy resource section also features a how-to for selling jewelry in the contemporary accessories market. Experienced jewelry makers interested in either exploring silver for the first time or taking their silver jewelry to the next level will love this harmonious marriage between expert silversmithing advice and a jewelry artisan sensibility.



Colored Pencil Solution Book

Colored Pencil Solution Book Author Janie Gildow
ISBN-10 1581809190
Release 2006-05-29
Pages 128
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*Provides more than 70 specialized answers for common colored pencil dilemmas



Stamped Metal Jewelry

Stamped Metal Jewelry Author Lisa Niven Kelly
ISBN-10 9781620333198
Release 2013-03-10
Pages 128
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Stamped Metal Jewelry teaches multiple metal stamping and texturing techniques, and the projects incorporate wirework and metalsmithing to create fabulous necklaces, beads, charms, bracelets, cuffs, and earrings. The book opens with an extensive section on stamping, wirework, and metalsmithing tools and techniques. With these skills, you can begin the inspiring jewelry designs with confidence. Nineteen projects cover a variety of techniques and designs such as creating charms, incorporating stamped links into beaded projects, making stamped links from flat wire and wire-wrapping them together, stamping on blanks and layering them, riveting, texturing metal, oxidizing, and more. In addition to Lisa's projects, the book features contributions by nationally known guest artists Tracy Stanley, Kriss Silva, Lisa Claxton, Kate Richbourg, Janice Berkebile, and Connie Fox.



Silver Way

Silver Way Author Peter Gordon
ISBN-10 073439943X
Release 2017-01-02
Pages 100
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Long before London and New York rose to international prominence, a trading route was discovered between Spanish America and China that ushered in a new era of globalization. The Ruta de la Plata or "Silver Way" catalyzed economic and cultural exchange, built the foundations for the first global currency, and led to the rise of the first "world city." And yet, for all its importance, the Silver Way is too often neglected in conventional narratives on the birth of globalization. Gordon and Morales re-establish its fascinating role in economic and cultural history, with direct consequences for how we understand China today.



The Silver Linings Playbook

The Silver Linings Playbook Author Matthew Quick
ISBN-10 142996023X
Release 2010-04-27
Pages 304
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An enchanting first novel about love, madness, and Kenny G. The Silver Linings Playbook was adapted into the Oscar-winning movie starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. It tells the riotous and poignant story of how one man regains his memory and comes to terms with the magnitude of his wife's betrayal. During the years he spends in a neural health facility, Pat Peoples formulates a theory about silver linings: he believes his life is a movie produced by God, his mission is to become physically fit and emotionally supportive, and his happy ending will be the return of his estranged wife, Nikki. When Pat goes to live with his parents, everything seems changed: no one will talk to him about Nikki; his old friends are saddled with families; the Philadelphia Eagles keep losing, making his father moody; and his new therapist seems to be recommending adultery as a form of therapy. When Pat meets the tragically widowed and clinically depressed Tiffany, she offers to act as a liaison between him and his wife, if only he will give up watching football, agree to perform in this year's Dance Away Depression competition, and promise not to tell anyone about their "contract." All the while, Pat keeps searching for his silver lining. In this brilliantly written debut novel, Matthew Quick takes us inside Pat's mind, deftly showing us the world from his distorted yet endearing perspective. The result is a touching and funny story that helps us look at both depression and love in a wonderfully refreshing way.



The Girl with the Silver Eyes

The Girl with the Silver Eyes Author Willo Davis Roberts
ISBN-10 9781442421707
Release 2011-03-22
Pages 181
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Katie can make things move with her mind and understand what animals are thinking and one day, suspecting that there are three others with her powers, she runs away to find them.



Medieval Swordsmanship

Medieval Swordsmanship Author John Clements
ISBN-10 1581600046
Release 1998
Pages 319
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From the author of Renaissance Swordsmanship comes the most comprehensive and historically accurate view ever of the lost fighting arts of Medieval knights, warriors and men-at-arms. Based on years of extensive training and research in the use of European swords, it contains highly effective fighting techniques for the sword, sword & shield, long-sword, great-sword, pole-arm and more. And with more than 200 illustrations and rare historical documents, it is a scholarly reference as well as a hands-on training guide for martial artists of all levels.



Modern Cartooning

Modern Cartooning Author Christopher Hart
ISBN-10 9780823007158
Release 2013-03-26
Pages 160
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Aimed at beginner artists interested in cartooning and at the countless fans of cartoons, animation, and comics. Not only are cartoons a form of entertainment, but they're an incredibly popular style of drawing! With a fresh and easy-to-follow approach to cartooning, Christopher Hart shows readers basic tips for creating a cast of the most hilarious, outrageous characters inspired by today's cartoons. Chock-full of tips, hints, and step-by-step illustrations, Modern Cartooning gives artists of all ages the tools they need to let their imaginations run wild.



Creative Strategies

Creative Strategies Author Fridolin Beisert
ISBN-10 1624650260
Release 2016-02-15
Pages 96
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How can I be more creative? People from every walk of life have asked this question. Whether the motivation is to find more personal satisfaction in everyday life or to achieve success in the workplace, the desire for creativity, and the struggle to sustain it, is universal. Drawing on his varied experiences as a successful product designer and creative director, as well as a seasoned educator and a working parent, Fridolin Beisert's Creative Strategies: 10 Approaches to Solving Design Problems uncovers priceless strategies to lead a more creative life--in any industry, at any level--whether you are a student, a teacher, a parent, or a CEO. Beisert's approaches, cleverly and appropriately titled Pattern Breaking, Planting Limits, and Reality Hacking, to name a few, are revealed through case studies and personal anecdotes that are both entertaining and illuminating, and demonstrate that creativity is a skill that can be learned the same way that we learn how to ride a bicycle: by actively practicing it.



Oracle Hyperion Financial Management Tips And Techniques

Oracle Hyperion Financial Management Tips And Techniques Author Peter Fugere
ISBN-10 9780071770453
Release 2011-10-22
Pages 512
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Master Oracle Hyperion Financial Management Consolidate financial data and maintain a scalable compliance framework with expert instruction from an Oracle ACE. Oracle Hyperion Financial Management Tips & Techniques provides advanced, time-saving procedures not documented in user manuals or help files. Find out how to configure Oracle Hyperion Financial Management, import and reconcile data, deliver dynamic business reports, and automate administrative tasks. Stragegies for supporting, testing, and tuning your application are also covered in this comprehensive Oracle Press guide. Establish objectives and develop an effective rollout plan Set up and customize Oracle Hyperion Financial Management Create rules using VBScript and the Calculation Manager feature of Oracle Hyperion Foundation Services Load, test, and reconcile your data with Oracle Data Integrator and Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management Design, update, and distribute Web-based business reports Integrate content from Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint using SmartView Work with the Lifecycle Management feature of Oracle Hyperion Foundation Services Identify and resolve performance, design, and capacity problems



Making KODAK Film

Making KODAK Film Author Robert L. Shanebrook
ISBN-10 0615418252
Release 2010
Pages 94
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The technology required to make photographic film has been a secret held by a few companies. This book explains, for the first time at this level of detail, how Eastman Kodak Company makes film. Photographic film is one of the most technically sophisticated chemical products that is used in everyday life. Over 200 complex chemical components are coated on to film base in up to 18 unique, precision layers which in total are half the thickness of a human hair. This insider's view explains in simple terms how the operation works. It is a picture book with over 25 diagrams and over 130 photographs of Kodak's production materials and equipment. Sixty percent of the printed surface area is illustrations. The book is unique; nearly all the illustrations were made specifically for this book. see www.makingKODAKfilm.com



Sketching from the Imagination Characters

Sketching from the Imagination  Characters Author 3dtotal Publishing
ISBN-10 1909414395
Release 2017-03-14
Pages 320
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An inspiring collection of drawings and articles exploring the sketchbooks and artistic practices of 50 talented character artists.