New Arrivals - Arts, needlework, and recreation
Now that you've brought that amazing new DSLR, you need a book that goes beyond the camera manual to teach you how to take those great shots. One key element is composition: the creative arrangement of components in the shot, and the way a viewer's eye travels through an image.
Based on exclusive first-hand interviews, a chronicle of Paul McCartney's struggles in the first decade after the Beatles' breakup discusses his reclusive life, substance abuses, arrests, and efforts to launch his band Wings.
A horticulturist, landscape designer and HGTV host offers this guide to designing, growing and maintaining a healthy and sustainable garden of edible plants whether on a balcony, a rooftop or in a backyard.
An autobiography of Hall of Famer Gale Sayers, a running back for the Chicago Bears in the late 1960s and early 1970s, in which he recalls the triumphs and disappointments of his career, and shares the story of his friend and colleague Brian Piccolo's courageous struggle with cancer.
Presents techniques for paper cutting stationery, borders, hats, masks, cake decorations, and other projects. Includes templates.
"Learn the Art of Seeing and tap into the beauty of the everyday! The scenes around you don't have to be perfect to inspire beautiful watercolor paintings. In Painting Beautiful Watercolor Landscapes , Joyce Hicks shows you how to transform ordinary landscapes into gorgeous, lush works of art. First you'll learn to look differently at the world around you by slowing down and seeing beauty in the every day to find settings you can't wait to paint. Then, by learning to understand design elements and principles, use color and make the most of artistic license, you'll gain the confidence you need to create light-filled watercolor landscapes. Finally, Joyce shows you how to add fine details to make the painting distinctly yours. With Painting Beautiful Watercolor Landscapes , you will: Discover your inspiration in a scene by training yourself to see it differently and creating a workable simplified composition. Practice techniques like glazing, color mixing, developing an inviting composition and more. Complete 12 step-by-step projects to create you signature watercolor style. Begin to paint from the sacred place within...with Painting Beautiful Watercolor Landscapes"--From the publisher.
Covers new developments in colored pencil materials, techniques, and practices, focusing on traditional, wax, and watersoluble colored pencils, with lessons in color theory, combining color media, creating and enhancing textures, and experimenting with new surfaces.
A comprehensive guide to the art of decoupage, from cutting intricate paper scraps to applying crackle glaze and sealing the finish with varnish.
Classic and contemporary crafters unite! Create amazing trims, butterflies, flowers and more with How to Make 100 Ribbon Embellishments . With clever techniques and a huge selection of ribbon styles to choose from, the timeless art of making ribbon embellishments is better than ever. Let author Elaine Schmidt take you through 100 ribbon designs, offering helpful hints and tips to help you make beautiful accessories to place anywhere. Inexpensive, and with so many patterns and colors, ribbon is the perfect medium to create adornments that will make any gift, card, or decoration unique and special. Enjoy beautiful photos and simple step-by-step instructions that allow you to create amazing ribbon crafts with ease. So grab some ribbon and get crafting today!
Draws on survivor testimonies, lost documents, and radio communications to chronicle the harrowing 1967 Mount McKinley climbing tragedy involving the deaths of seven mountaineers.
"The Art of Cycling dismantles the bicycling experience and slides it under the microscope, piece by piece. Its primary concern is safety, but this book goes well beyond the usual tips and how-to, diving in to the realms of history, psychology, sociology, and economics"-- Provided by publisher.
"Everyone dreams of Cooperstown. It's a hallowed name in baseball, for players as well as their fans. It's a house where legends live; it's everything that's great about the game. Never before has the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum published a complete registry of inductees with plaques, photographs, and extended biographies. In this unique, 75th anniversary edition, read the stories of every player inducted into the Hall, organized by position. Each section begins with an original essay by a living Hall of Famer who played that position: Hank Aaron, George Brett, Orlando Cepeda, Carlton Fisk, Tommy Lasorda, Joe Morgan, Jim Rice, Cal Ripken Jr., Nolan Ryan, and Robin Yount"-- Amazon.com.