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  • Classical Elegance 20 Beaded Jewelry Designs by Maggie Meister

    By Maggie Meister

    This access in Lark jewellery & Beadings bestselling Beadweaving grasp classification sequence showcases the superb paintings of popular beader and instructor Maggie Meister. Drawing on styles and motifs as varied as classical Roman arts, heart japanese textiles, and ecu structure, Maggie has created 20 beautiful initiatives for beaders to make that comprise various stitches. Her fabulous items comprise splendidly artistic rings, necklaces, and cuffs, between them a Matriarchs Cuff, which builds at the layout of a seventeenth century Jewish marriage ceremony ring a Sappho Necklace that includes designs from old mosaics and a Santa Sofia Pendant that borrows shapes from the onion-dome church steeples chanced on all through Europe.

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  • Französische Malerei by Victoria Charles

    By Victoria Charles

    Der Einfluss der Werke französischer Maler zieht sich durch alle Stilrichtungen und viele von ihnen sind zu Klassikern von Weltruhm geworden. Dieses Buch gibt einen Überblick über die französischen Meilensteine der Stillleben, der pictures und der Landschaftsmalerei, indem es Künstler wie Poussin, Clouet, Moreau, Millet, Courbet, Signac und Rouault umschließt.

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  • Yehuda Halevi (Jewish Encounters) by Hillel Halkin

    By Hillel Halkin

    Part of the Jewish stumble upon series

    A masterly biography of Yehuda Halevi, one of many maximum of Hebrew poets and a shining instance of the synthesis of faith and tradition that outlined the golden age of medieval Spanish Jewry.
     
    Like Maimonides, with whom he contrasts sharply, Yehuda Halevi spanned a number of worlds. Poet, thinker, and general practitioner, he's recognized this present day for either his non secular and secular verse, together with his famed “songs of Zion,” and for The Kuzari, an elucidation of Judaism in discussion shape. Hillel Halkin brilliantly inspires the attention-grabbing international of 11th- and twelfth-century Andalusian Spain within which Halevi lived and discusses the affects that shaped him. hoping on the remarkable discoveries of the Cairo Geniza, he items jointly the secret of Halevi’s final days, with its fateful voyage to Palestine, which grew to become a haunting legend.
     
    An acclaimed author and translator, Halkin builds his account of Halevi’s lifestyles and dying on his fabulous translations of Halevi’s poems. He areas The Kuzari in the wider context of Jewish concept and explains why, extra possibly than the other medieval Jewish determine, Halevi has develop into an inspirational but hugely debatable determine in glossy Jewish and Israeli highbrow lifestyles.

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  • Skirt-a-Day: Sewing Create 28 Skirts for a Unique Look by Nicole Smith

    By Nicole Smith

    Design and stitch your individual fabulously trendy skirts. during this enjoyable advisor, Nicole Smith indicates you the way to draft a development for a customized healthy and form it into one among 4 uncomplicated silhouettes: wrap, directly, flared, and high-waisted. each one skirt can then be simply redesigned into seven special seems — one for every day of the week. compatible for newbies and specialist sewers alike, Skirt-a-Day Sewing will encourage you to specific your special own sort as you sew up nice new items in your wardrobe. 

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  • Decadent Culture in the United States: Art and Literature by David Weir

    By David Weir

    The paradoxes of the yankee decadent move within the Nineties and 1920s.

    Decadent tradition within the usa lines the improvement of the decadent flow in the United States from its beginnings within the Nineties to its short revival within the Twenties. in the course of the fin de siècle, many american citizens felt the country had entered a interval of decline because the frontier had ended and the country’s “manifest destiny” looked to be fulfilled. Decadence—the cultural reaction to nationwide decline and person degeneracy so established in nineteenth-century Europe—was hence taken up through teams of artists and writers in significant American towns comparable to manhattan, Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco. Noting that the capitalist, advertisement context of the United States supplied probabilities for the doorway of decadence into pop culture to some extent that easily didn't happen in Europe, David Weir argues that American-style decadence was once pushed via a twin impulse: clear of pop culture for ideological purposes, but towards pop culture for fiscal purposes. by way of going opposed to the grain of dominant social and cultural developments, American writers produced a local version of Continental Decadence that at last dissipated “upward” into the emerging rest category and “downward” into well known, advertisement culture.

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  • Analog und Digital: Schriften zur Philosophie des Machens by Otl Aicher

    By Otl Aicher

    Otl Aicher ist einer der herausragenden Vertreter des Modernen Designs. used to be er seit den fünfziger Jahren, seit seiner Zeit in der von ihm mitbegründeten, inzwischen legendären Ulmer Hochschule für Gestaltung, etwa auf dem Gebiet des company layout geschaffen hat - erinnert sei hier nur an die Erscheinungsbilder für die Firma Braun, die Lufthansa, das Zweite Deutsche Fernsehen und die Firma ERCO -, gehört zu Read more...

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    Otl Aicher (1922 1991) conflict einer der herausragenden Vertreter des modernen Designs, er battle Mitbegrunder der legendaren Hochschule fur Gestaltung Ulm (HfG). Der heute gelau- ge Begriff der visuellen Read more...

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  • Bead Fantasies: Beautiful, Easy-to-Make Jewelry (Bead by Takako Samejima

    By Takako Samejima

    .. yet for the beginner it wont be.
    This booklet depend on thread paths and pictures greater than the other e-book I personal, and even if i am an increase beader, i will see why this can difficulty all people else. additionally, the small font makes it too demanding occasionally to maintain with the pattern.
    Bright photographs and gorgeous projects.. Use it to get principles of it.

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  • February Monthly Arts & Crafts by Mackie Rhodes

    By Mackie Rhodes

    With a ebook each month of the varsity yr, you could simplify your method of arts and crafts! In each one publication you can find a month's worthy of unpolluted paintings actions to increase your curriculum. Crafts are very easily grouped via seasonal and per thirty days topics so you will always have the correct artwork job prepared in the event you want it. This colourful arts-and-crafts assortment is straightforward to exploit and a superb spouse to our best-selling per thirty days thought e-book sequence and our per thirty days reproducible publication sequence. Preschool - Kindergarten

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  • Beaded Collars: 10 Decorative Neckpieces Built with Ladder by Julia Pretl

    By Julia Pretl

    There isn't any different publication out there that provides broadcollar initiatives for beaders-a conventional form.Julia S. Pretl, writer of Little Bead bins and Bead Knitted baggage, has created a set of beaded neckpieces, encouraged via broadcollars, the dramatic jewellery worn by way of the traditional Egyptians and a well known shape between beadworkers. She has tailored the normal form-a vast, beaded necklace-to create ten unique designs for the fashionable beadworker, with ability degrees starting from newbie to extra advanced.With step by step illustrations and easy-to-follow styles, Julia leads the reader throughout the suggestions for growing the stitched "ladder? -the uncomplicated unit that's mixed and joined in a variety of how you can create all the particular designs. She additionally teaches readers the right way to construct a custom-sized template, decide on a colour palette, and create ornamental fringe, layers, pendants, and netting so as to add the crowning glory. The introductory chapters current the elemental beading and meeting strategies, illustrated with transparent, digitally rendered, and color-coded drawings. Four-color pictures of every of the ten designs and 10 element images illustrate every one venture.

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