Discover Scotland's real-life Animal Superstars! Read about 25 braw birds and beasties and find out how these incredible creatures made their mark on Scottish history. Meet these animal heroes through their inspiring true-life tales: Towser: the tortoiseshell cat that holds the Guinness World Record for catching the most mice ever;Socks: the moonwalking Shetland pony and media sensation; Winkie: a pigeon honoured for bravery during WW2; Kylie: a bilingual dolphin that taught herself to 'speak' porpoise and many more! Filled with fun facts and amazing adventures, Scotland's Animal Superstars is ideal for curious minds and animal lovers everywhere! A portion of the royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to the Scottish SPCA.
The book pet lovers have been waiting for: professional adviceon pet photography Every pet parent knows how difficult it is to get thatcalendar-quality photo of a beloved cat or dog. This guide to petphotography is long overdue! Pet lovers will find terrific tips tohelp them capture their pets? personalities in photos, whileprofessional photographers who want to extend their businessopportunities will value advice on the unique challenges of workingwith animals and creating the portraits their clients want. With pet owners comprising more than 62 percent of Americans,there is an eager amateur market for a book that reveals how to getgreat photos of those furry family members Zeroes in on pet photography as a growing specialty amongprofessional photographers, and this book offers advice forcreating great pet portraits as well as tips on working withanimals and their owners Explains how to capture expressions, avoid spooky eyes, editfor better images, work with multiple animals, and much more As the first serious guide to pet photography on the market,Beautiful Beasties has what pet parents and professionalphotographers need to capture memorable pet photos.
What do you think happened when Jack refused to do his chores? Do you think you’re clever enough to hide from Dundee’s dragon? Watch out for Lefty the spider dying to tell you his story about life in the glen ... The stories in this book are of animals, beasties and monsters that are fast and cunning and scary and big. And they are ready to tell their tales to you ...
Release on 2013-02-12 | by Lee J. Ames,Tony D'Adamo
The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Chickadees, Peacocks, Toucans, Mallards, and Many More of Our Feathered Friends
Author: Lee J. Ames,Tony D'Adamo
Draw 50 Birds teaches aspiring artists how to draw with ease by following simple, step-by-step instructions. Celebrated author Lee J. Ames brings together dozens of birds from around the world, including the puffin, the peacock, the dodo bird, the dove, the great horned owl, and even the common chicken. Ames's illustration style and renowned drawing method has made him a leader in the step-by-step drawing manual, and the 31 books in his Draw 50 series have sold more than three million copies. Ames's instruction allows seasoned artists to refine their technique and guides amateurs to develop their own artistic abilities. Even the youngest artists can make these feathered friends. It's easy to enjoy the company of your favorite feathered friends when it's done the Draw 50 way.
Release on 2013-11-22 | by Peter Held,Heather Sealy Lineberry
Rethinking Contemporary Craft
Author: Peter Held,Heather Sealy Lineberry
Pubpsher: UNC Press Books
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
The Arizona State University Art Museum is renowned for its extensive and notable craft collection and features international acquisitions in wood, ceramic, and fiber. This book, edited by the museum's curators, uses the ASU collection to explore the idea of craft within a critical context, as both idea and action. Crafting a Continuum begins with the genesis of the craft collection and relates it to the historical development of craft in the United States and abroad, exploring both anthropological and cultural concepts of the field. Peter Held and Heather Sealy Lineberry present photographs of the museum's objects alongside essays by distinguished scholars to illuminate historical and contemporary trends. Sidebars and essays by writers in the craft field offer a broad overview of the future of contemporary craft.
During your holidays you will want to experience the heart of Thailand. Footprint’s Dream Trip Thailand will ensure you discover the very best this breathtaking destination has to offer as well as take you to some fantastic out-of-the-way places hand-picked by the author. From the crazy cacophony that is Bangkok to the serenity of mist-shrouded temples, this new guide is packed full of ideas, suggestions and expert advice and will help you design your own dream trip. • Packed with detailed information on where to go and what to do • A hand-picked selection of the very best places to stay and to eat • Full-colour trip-planning section featuring detailed itineraries and maps • Off-the-beaten track suggestions from the author • Compact, pocket-sized format so you can carry it with you • Written by a local expert offering you insider information Footprint’s carefully tailored information ensures that you get the most out of your dream trip.