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Arts Marketing Insights: The Dynamics of Building and Retaining Performing Arts Audiences

By: Bernstein, Joanne Scheff; Kotler, Philip [Foreword]

Price: $42.44

Publisher: Jossey-Bass: 2006-11-17

Seller ID: 9780787978440


Audience behavior began to shift dramatically in the mid 1990s. Since then, people have become more spontaneous in purchasing tickets and increasingly prefer selecting specific programs to attend rather than buying a subscription series. Arts attenders also expect more responsive customer service than ever before. Because of these and other factors, many audience development strategies that sustained nonprofit arts organizations in the past are no longer dependable and p... View more info

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Costume in Detail: 1730-1930

By: Bradfield, Nancy

Price: $32.37

Publisher: Quite Specific Media Group Ltd: 1997-11-01

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780896762176


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Wild West Scroll Saw Portraits: Over 50 Patterns for Native Americans, Cowboys, Horses, and More!

By: Browning, Gary

Price: $12.62

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing: 2002-10-01

Seller ID: 9781565231863


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Redoute's Finest Flowers in Embroidery

By: Burr, Trish

Price: $18.89

Publisher: Sally Milner Publishing: 2002-05-01

Seller ID: 9781863512930


"Trish Burr has painstakingly recreated blooms from the paintings of 19th century botanical artist Pierre Joseph Redoute in exquisite embroidery. Using only the simplest stitches, she provides instructions, illustrations and photo- graphs to take you step-by-step through stitching 17 beautiful buds--roses, lilies, birds of paradise, dahlias, magnolias and more. A gorgeous gift for anyone with a passion for flowers or needlework."--"Vogue Patterns." View more info

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Fine Embellishment Techniques: Classic Details For Today's Clothing

By: Conlon, Jane

Price: $23.37

Publisher: Taunton Press: 2001-08-03

Seller ID: 9781561584963


Celebrating all that is elegant and classic about vintage clothing, this book shows how to embellish new garments to make them look as though they were crafted in a more glamorous era. Readers will learn they don't have to be experts to add embellishment techniques from the 1920s, 30s, and 40s to their wardrobes. They'll discover the possibilities of adding threadwork, beading, trims, piping, and more to garments. These projects are elegant and sophisticated and especial... View more info

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Nancy Crow

By: Crow, Nancy; Robertson, Jean [Foreword]

Price: $59.24

Publisher: Breckling Press: 2006-06-01

Seller ID: 9781933308036


World-renowned quilter Nancy Crow's work is presented for a general audience for the first time in this volume. Divided into nine major quilt series, the book shows not only the diversity and dynamism of Crow's work, but also many of the artifacts and places that inspired her. With excerpts from her journals and sketch books combined with side panels that track important events in her life, this book also gives insight into how Crow's thinking and art evolved after major... View more info

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Woodturning Techniques (Darlow's Woodturning series)

By: Darlow, Mike

Price: $23.37

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing: 2001-05-01

Seller ID: 9781565231481


The medieval art of woodturning, common in England, has recently caught the attention of the rest of the woodworking world. Moving beyond the staple table legs and banister rungs, this detailed tutorial shows how to shape bowls, vases, and other works of art. Close-up photography and detailed diagrams enhance in-depth explanations of each technique, including gluing, spindle turning, cupchucking, threading, turning, and finishing. The historical background of the art is ... View more info

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Sewing for Plus Sizes: Creating Clothes that Fit and Flatter

By: Deckert, Barbara

Price: $20.69

Publisher: Taunton Press: 2002-03-01

Seller ID: 9781561585519


The definitive guide for home sewers who wear a size 14 or larger, Sewing for Plus Sizes is the first consumer book on sewing and fitting techniques specific to plus-size garment construction. Barbara Deckert explains how to choose flattering designs and fabrics, alter patterns for figure variations, and baste garments for an expert fit. A wealth of color photos and black-and-white illustrations show the possibilities in detail. View more info

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Color: A Natural History of the Palette

By: Finlay, Victoria

Price: $17.15

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: 2004-01-01

Seller ID: 9780812971422


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The Polymer Clay Techniques Book

By: Heaser, Sue

Price: $21.60

Publisher: North Light Books: 1999-10-15

Seller ID: 9781581800081


50+ techniques, ranging from basic to advanced, for creating polymer clay buttons, boxes and more. View more info

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The Weekend Crafter: Woodcarving: 20 Great Projects for Beginners & Weekend Carvers

By: Hillyer, John

Price: $14.42

Publisher: Lark Crafts: 2002-08-01

Seller ID: 9781579902483


Woodcarving is fun, any way you cut it Whether your interest lies in chip, incised, pierced, relief, sculptural, or architectural carving-or if you'd just like to whittle your weekend away-here's what you need to gain self-confidence in the craft. From a review of tools and techniques to advice on sanding and finishing to an array of quick and wonderful projects, this guide has it all. Begin by following the tips on selecting knives, gouges, saws, power tools, and speci... View more info

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Great Book of Dragon Patterns 2nd Edition: The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Artists and Craftspeople

By: Irish, Lora

Price: $21.57

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing: 2004-04-01

Seller ID: 9781565232310


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Palestine

By: Joe Sacco [Illustrator]; Edward W. Said [Introduction];

Price: $23.40

Publisher: Fantagraphics: 2001-12-17

Seller ID: 9781560974321


Prior to Safe Area Gorazde: The War In Eastern Bosnia 1992-1995--Joe Sacco's breakthrough novel of graphic journalism--the acclaimed author was best known for Palestine, a two-volume graphic novel that won an American Book Award in 1996. Fantagraphics Books is pleased to present the first single-volume collection of this landmark of journalism and the art form of comics. Based on several months of research and an extended visit to the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the earl... View more info

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The Metamorphosis

By: Kafka, Franz; Kuper, Peter [Adapter]

Price: $11.76

Publisher: Broadway Books: 2004-07-20

Seller ID: 9781400052998


Acclaimed graphic artist Peter Kuper presents a brilliant, darkly comic reimagining of Kafka' s classic tale of family, alienation, and a giant bug. Kuper' s electric drawings-- which merge American cartooning with German expressionism-- bring Kafka' s prose to vivid life, reviving the original story' s humor and poignancy in a way that will surprise and delight readers of Kafka and graphic novels alike. " A brilliant illustrated adaptation of Franz Kafka' s famous s... View more info

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Celebrating Florida: Works of Art from the Vickers Collection (Florida Sesquicentennial S)

By: Libby, Gary R. [Editor]

Price: $36.80

Publisher: University Press of Florida: 1996-10-11

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780813014777


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Making Heirloom Boxes

By: Lloyd, Peter

Price: $23.37

Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman: 2002-05-28

Seller ID: 9781861081766


Peter Lloyd shares his skills and excellence in producing exquisite, solid wood boxes. Their seductive, satin-smooth finish and fine detailing beg to be touched and demonstrate beautifully Peter's trademark of using no material other than wood - even for the hinges. Follow his original designs, with clear, step-by-step instructions and photography with full plans, to achieve one-off pieces to be proud of. View more info

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Forgiveness Parade

By: McDaniel, Jeffrey

Price: $14.42

Publisher: Manic D Press, Inc.: 1998-10-01

Seller ID: 9780916397555


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Art Heals: How Creativity Cures the Soul

By: McNiff, Shaun

Price: $23.37

Publisher: Shambhala: 2004-11-16

Seller ID: 9781590301661


The field of art therapy is discovering that artistic expression can be a powerful means of personal transformation and emotional and spiritual healing. In this book, Shaun McNiff, a leader in expressive arts therapy for more than three decades, reflects on a wide spectrum of activities aimed at reviving art's traditional healing function. In chapters ranging from "Liberating Creativity" and "The Practice of Creativity in the Workplace" to "From Shamanism to Art Therapy,... View more info

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Turning Green Wood

By: O'Donnell, Michael

Price: $23.37

Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman: 2000-10-01

Seller ID: 9781861080899


An inspiring introduction to the art of turning bowls and goblets from freshly felled, unseasoned wood. There is information on how to harvest and store timber, how to cut it into workable sizes and how to make best use of the grain. O'Donnell also gives advice regarding tools and materials and offers a selection of projects for you to try yourself. View more info

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Kiki Smith

By: Posner, Helaine; Lyon, Christopher [Contributor]

Price: $48.51

Publisher: The Monacelli Press: 2005-11-17

Seller ID: 9781580931618


Through her explorations of the human body and the natural world, internationally acclaimed artist Kiki Smith has confronted the most urgent social and spiritual issues of our day. Direct and accessible, Smith's expressive art engages social and cultural issues in a sometimes viscerally disturbing way. In her recent work, Smith has extended these themes, incorporating rites of passage and cycles of life, death, and rebirth through an iconography of animal, human, and fai... View more info