See what to do and how to do it in this visual guide to Photoshop Elements 10If you want practical coverage of the most important features of Photoshop Elements 10, this book is for you. Packed with step-by-step instructions illustrated with full-color screen shots, this book clearly shows you how to do tasks, rather than using lengthy explanations. Even better,… Read the full article.
Abandoned Places: Abandoned Memories (Desert Edition) contains photographs and psychic reads from 12 abandoned sites in the Arizona desert. Follow Julie Ferguson’s photography and Sharon Day’s psychic reads on an adventure into the past, the present, and all the murky boundaries of the two worlds.Read more about this book…
A delightful beginner craft book for kids with twenty-five projects which can be completed with minimum fuss and maximum fun in an afternoon. With the help of the Crafternoon series of crafting books, children need only their imaginations, a few simple materials, and an afternoon to make incredible projects. And while they’re having fun, they’re also learning important skills like… Read the full article.
Perfect your photos and images with this “focused” guide to the latest version of Photoshop ElementsFor most of us, the professional-level Photoshop is overkill for our needs. Amateur photographers and photo enthusiasts turn to Photoshop Elements for a powerful but simpler way to edit and retouch their snapshots. Photoshop Elements 9 For Dummies, fully updated and revised for the latest… Read the full article.
For more than half the nation’s history, vast mental hospitals were a prominent feature of the American landscape. From the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth, over 250 institutions for the insane were built throughout the United States; by 1948, they housed more than a half million patients. The blueprint for these hospitals was set by Pennsylvania hospital superintendant Thomas… Read the full article.
From the author of the enormously successful Graffiti World comes this spectacular follow-up, celebrating the contributions of women to contemporary graffiti and street art. Female writers have always been in the vanguard of the graffiti movement, though often shunted to the sidelines by their male counterparts. This exhaustive volume places them front and center, featuring 1,000 full-color illustrations from some… Read the full article.
Give your photography business an edge with these professional insightsThere are already more than 150,000 professional photographers in the U.S., according to Department of Labor statistics, and thousands of serious amateurs are continually seeking to become established. Whether yours is a new or long-standing photography business, you have plenty of competition. Lara White has collected the best advice from her… Read the full article.
Graffiti 365 delivers the first real insider’s view into the contemporary graffiti and street-art scenes, as well as their antecedents. A fun, wide-ranging survey of the international graffiti movement, this book uses more than 600 rare, previously unpublished, or legendary images to introduce and describe important artists–from Blade to Banksy–and styles–from bubble to wild. Along the way, Graffiti 365 covers… Read the full article.
The idea behind Henk van Rensbergen’s expeditions is simple: explore the urban jungle. Why travel to far-off natural jungles, when there are far more interesting places in your own neighbourhood – abandoned places, just waiting to be explored. Van Rensbergen sets off, looking for abandoned hospitals, overgrown industrial complexes, or urban palaces, ravaged by the driving rain, overgrown with weeds,… Read the full article.
With input from a diverse range of industry experts/designers, theorists, critics, historians, and curators, this anthology is the first to focus exclusively on the history of industrial design.This pioneering guide traces the entire history of industrial design, industrialization, and mass production from 1850 until today. Sixty comprehensive essays written by designers, theorists, advertisers, historians, and curators detail the most crucial… Read the full article.