Description : Something is terribly wrong with Connor's mom—she keeps slipping into bizarre trances. Connor suspects that the key to his mom's strange behavior is an old art book filled with paintings of a woman who looks exactly like her. But the artist who created those paintings died before his mom was evenborn. Connor gets his chance to break the evil link between the past and the present when he is mysteriously whisked back in time to the 1920s. But can he save his mom—and himself—before it's too late?
Description : The bible is back! Now comprehensively updated, "Paint Magic" has undergone a complete makeover since it was first published in 1981. Cool, sophisticated finishes have replaced the busy finishes of the 1980s, and there has been a worldwide switch from traditional oil-based to environmentally "greener" water-based paint media. This book reflects all the changes and shows how to get started with paint projects. 140 color photos.
Description : 'He was blamed for endless disasters, from failed exams to a bridge collapse, an avalanche, even a shipwreck: all due, in the stupid opinion of, first, his fellow-students and, later, his colleagues, to the penetrating power of his evil eye...' Profound and compassionate, Primo Levi was one of the most astonishing literary voices to emerge from the twentieth century. Whether describing the most beautiful poem ever composed or an invention gone horribly wrong, these eight exquisitely wrought stories open up a rich, fantastical world of wonder, adventure and cruel twists of fate, where nothing is as it seems. This book contains The Magic Paint, The Death of Marinese, Censorship in Bitinia, Knall, Gladiators, The Fugitive, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Buffet Dinner
Description : This book is a story is about a charming little town waysided by progress. Pressed by the tough economical times, the town finds itself in a slump. A highly spirited young girl uses compassion, creativity, and a positive attitude to inspire a little magic. She revitalizes her town to a whole new level. She turns around her little town and turns everyones frown upside down.
Description : The magical virtue of this simple concept is to imbue you with the faculty of improvising dance as freely as you do language. Its freedom and its fecundity in improvising new dance of unlimited complexity ranks it a one of the master concepts of dance.
Description : Painting with light is magical. The flashlight is your brush and the scene is your canvas. Imagination and experimentation are your workflow. You control how long the beam strikes the subject, which angle it comes from, the color and softness of the light, and which part of the scene is illuminated. Few other forms of photography allow this level of creativity. Whether you’re shooting starry landscapes or urban architecture, pro photographer Tim Cooper will help you create and capture high-quality light painting images. In this detailed step-by-step guide you will: Understand how to focus and set your DSLR camera settings while working in the dark Learn how to calculate ambient exposure, ISO, f-stop, shutter speed, and white balance Discover light painting accessories and pro techniques for controlling the angle of light, intensity, beam width, and filtration Extend your night vision by preparing and processing your images in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, including blending multiple images
Description : Drew and the Magic Paint is a book about a young boy who is faced with choices. Trapped and imprisoned by a crazy magician, Drew must think and make the right choice not only to outwit the magician but also in an attempt to gain his freedomand make it home before he is turned into a monkey.
Description : Shortly after achieving a long-desired magic dream, stage magician Paul Kayton faces a crisis which causes him to seriously question his chosen genre in magic. He must find the solution to this crisis and when he does, he makes an artistic decision which challenges him and takes his life on a path he would never have dreamed of.
Description : Life, Paint And Passion is a deeply involving approach to using the creative process as a tool for self-discovery. With vibrant and contagious enthusiasm, the authors liberate the reader's urge to create freely and spontaneously, as a painter or an artist in another medium, purely for the process of exploration, not for result. With eloquence and simplicity, the authors encourage the reader to journey inward toward his or her authentic self and discover the unique intuition awaiting there. It is this intuition that provides all the tools the reader needs to crumble the barrier between the innermost self and its uncensored manifestation. Through lively interviews with students, the authors explore painting as a practice that facilitates the ecstasy of unfettered expression. With simple brushes, a few dishes of paint, and this book, the reader will be able to coax the hidden self out of the heart and onto a paper. Life, Paint And Passion is the result of nearly thirty years of intensive work with the painting process. It provides powerful insights into the act of creation, a solid base for facing and transcending creative blocks, and brings fresh perceptions and healing to life.
Description : This is a complete and unique history of aircraft special markings and nose art of the US Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. The authors have produced a stunning book that meticulously documents thousands of aircraft markings covering over one hundred years of US naval aviation.