Creamy fish pie and Spaghetti and meatballs. If you're craving something sweet, why not whip up some Apricot and almond tartlets or Lemon popping candy cakes? With its quick, easy, healthy and economical recipes, Student Cookbook is the ideal book for novice cooks, young people living away from home and time-pressed students on a budget. This fantastic selection includes flavours from across the globe, such as Potato, cauliflower and spinach curry, Jalapeno turkey burgers and Teriyaki salmon noodles, as well as old favourites to re-create the flavours of home, like.
With variations on each recipe you will find endless inspiration, both for entertaining your friends and for quick meals for one. Jo McAuley is a food stylist and cookery writer living in France. There are hundreds and hundreds of different cocktails, but there are classics such as the Martini, Corpse Reviver, Tom Collins, Negroni and French 75 that have one luscious ingredient in common: gin. With a brightly coloured and green-foiled cover, The Little Black Book of Gin Cocktails is a cute and gifty recipe book of all your favourite classic and contemporary gin cocktails.
With hundreds of entries covering everything from history, ingredients and distilling techniques to flavour notes, cocktails and the many varieties of whisky from all around the world, renowned whisky expert Ian Wisniewski explores and unlocks the wonderful world of a drink like no other. Entries include He is a Master of the Quaich. In fact, Sipsmith Master Distiller Jared Brown firmly believes that a good gin drink needs just three key ingredients — a quality gin; something sweet; and something sour.
Abide by that one rule and the world is your oyster. Containing recipes for gin cocktails of all kinds, each made of three basic ingredients — ranging from the classic Negroni and Tom Collins, to some of the many takes on the Martini, and unexpected flavours to suit any occasion. Long or short, bitter or sweet, fruity or sharp and anything in between — The Sipsmith Gin Book contains a wealth of options, with minimum fuss standing between you and the perfect gin cocktail.
The first book to cover the booming gin industry across the globe, country by country. Never has there been a more striking revolution in the world of distilled spirits than the current renaissance of gin. Global cocktails are covered too, including the history and country of origin of some of the best-known mixed gin drinks. For everyone and anyone who wants to understand more about gin, its history and production methods, the countries that have helped make it a global success story, and appreciate the best gins the world has to offer, this is the definitive guide.
From whisky to gin, cognac to cocktails, the duo has a wealth of knowledge to share with audiences across the globe. As well as writing for a number of different publications, such as the Telegraph and World of Fine Wine, they also appear regularly on TV and act as judges for the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition awards.
Their second, Straight Up, was published in October A major new edition of this landmark wine book that has sold 4. Few wine books can be called classic, but the first edition of the World Atlas of Wine made publishing history when it appeared in It is recognized by critics as the essential and most authoritative wine reference work available. This eighth edition will bring readers, both old and new, up to date with the world of wine. To reflect all the changes in the global wine scene over the past six years, the Atlas has grown in size to pages and 22 new maps have been added to the wealth of superb cartography in the book.
First published in , his Pocket Wine Book sells hundreds of thousands of copies a year. His winning formula of insight, critical appraisal of the world of wine, plus valuable vintage news and wine recommendations has been often-imitated but never bettered. With the publication of his first book, Wine, Johnson established himself at the age of twentyseven as the most refreshing and authoritative voice on the subject. During the past four decades he has written books that have become landmarks on the subject, including his classic World Atlas of Wine, co-authored with Jancis Robinson, his Wine Companion, first published in , The Story of Wine and Hugh Johnson on Wine.
In his spare time he writes about gardening from his home in London. Jancis writes daily for her website, jancisrobinson. Her most recent book is also her shortest, a practical guide to the essentials of wine, The Hour Wine Expert. Every page, every piece of information, and every detail is illustrated in charming and informative colour drawings and infographics. Can , English language only. Now in its 43rd year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive, up-to-the-minute annual guide. Hugh Johnson provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world.
He reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. With the publication of his first book, Wine, Johnson established himself at the age of twenty-seven as the most refreshing and authoritative voice on the subject. Do you like cocktails? Then this book is perfect for you. Artists have long been known to enjoy the nightlife, from Toulouse-Lautrec, who famously carried a draught of absinthe in a hollowed-out walking stick, to Andy Warhol, who revelled at Studio This book captures the artistic spirit in spirits with recipes for 50 art-themed drinks, including the:.
Among his many awards and honours, Calabrese has received both the Chevalier du Champagne and the prestigious Chevalier du Cognac. Calabrese resides in London and travels the world. Since graduating from Falmouth University in , she has worked for clients such as The New York Times, Barbican, Art Fund and Penguin Books and has covered a varied range of commissions including editorial, advertising, publishing and product design Working mostly with paint, Charlotte tries to bring life and colour to the everyday often inspired by simple objects, as well as the people and architecture that surround her.
A super-chic collection of classic cocktail recipes created by former Vogue drinks expert and man about town, Henry McNulty. The Little Black Dress of cocktail books. From the archives of British Vogue, the classic cocktail book, for a new generation of discerning drinkers.
Vogue Cocktails is a collection of recipes compiled by former British Vogue drinks aficionado and manabout-town, Henry McNulty. The book also contains essential information on stocking your bar and mixing drinks, with jazz-age-inspired illustrations by Graham Palfrey-Rogers throughout. He was considered somewhat of an international expert on drinks and a cocktail aficionado during his career in drinks journalism. He contributed to many publications including British Vogue, with whom he published this book in And can you really live with magnolia walls?
What about those outdated kitchen cupboards? Not to mention the tattered lampshades, old sofa and sparse furniture In this invaluable book, award-winning interiors blogger Medina Grillo shares her favourite tips, tricks and DIY projects for transforming a rented space. Discover ways to add a splash of colour with removable wallpaper, learn how to hang artworks without damaging the walls, and turn your hand to upcycling those furniture bargains you picked up at the flea market.
With chapters covering all aspects of the home, from walls, flooring and lighting to storage and accessories, Home Sweet Rented Home will enable every reader to make their house feel like home, whether they are a DIY expert or have never before lifted a paintbrush.
Filled with photography and illustrations, it is the perfect read for any renter looking to live in a beautiful and stylish home. Create calming, peaceful spaces in your home with white and neutral tones with the first home decorating book from The White Company, published as this much-loved brand celebrates its 25th anniversary. From room schemes for light, bright family kitchens and calming bedrooms to the all-important finishing touches — this is a book to be inspired by again and again.
Illustrated with specially commissioned photography by leading interiors photographer, Chris Everard and organized into three sections — Country, Town and Coastal — the book provides both the advice and the inspiration needed to transform your home. There are now 65 stores. The Design Museum Fashion Evolution The looks that shaped modern fashion Paula Reed Trace the evolution of fashion through the looks that defined it.
From the Chanel suit to the Wonderbra, via Jackie Kennedy, Ziggy Stardust and Alexander McQueen, respected fashion journalist and editor Paula Reed explores each of the styles and visionaries that have defined the way we dress. Spanning fifty years — from the s to the end of the century — and accompanied by striking photography throughout, Fashion Evolution is the definitive story of the style moments that changed the world.
From watches that have set new records in auction houses, to feats of modern technology and engineering, via iconic models worn by figures such as Elvis and James Bond, this book appeals to professionals, collectors and amateurs alike. The photography in this book was organized in collaboration He was previously the timepiece columnist at GQ, and has acted as a consultant for a number of Swiss watch manufacturers. It has earned the reputation of being the book no dealer, collector or auctioneer should be without.
Compiled by Judith Miller, world-renowned antiques expert and co-founder of the book, the guide features more than 8, antiques. Comprehensive sections cover ceramics, furniture, glass, silver and metalwares, jewellery and objets de vertu, clocks and watches, books, Oriental antiques, textiles, toys, decorative arts and Modern Classics.
Special features explain why one piece is worth more than another, show how to value an item and teach you to be your own valuer. It contains more than 5, plant names and an easy-to-use page alphabetical index of common names, with a definition and pronunciation guide for each. An invaluable illustrated guide for gardeners and botanists. More than ideas from the RHS to help you make your garden a haven for wildlife. Packed with simple, low-cost ideas that will make a huge difference to the natural world, the book suggests ways to help birds, bees, butterflies, beetles and many other declining species.
Includes topics such as how to increase the biodiversity of your plot and how to improve your soil without using chemicals. She currently holds the position of Senior Horticultural Advisor. Her passion is for wildlife gardening. Plant-based beauty is part of a growing global movement that is not just about the food we eat, but the choices we make when it comes to what we wear and the beauty products we use.
We are more aware than ever that our personal actions have an effect both on our own levels of wellness and the health of the world around us. Plant-Based Beauty is a practical companion to your daily routine, helping you to truly understand the ingredients you are putting on your skin and create a simple, natural. How to Harness the Science of Wellbeing for Life Deborah Smith A toolbox of positive psychology principles, tips and techniques for the ultimate self-care.
For anyone wanting to increase their wellbeing. With key principles explained to provide the foundation for change, tests for measuring wellbeing and simple techniques that can easily Deborah teaches mindfulness and meditation, is a guest lecturer at Roehampton University and has a private practice in Bath. The health and wellbeing benefits of spending time at altitude Ned Morgan Improve your physical, mental and emotional health These rooftops of the world encourage determination, resilience, fitness of the body, ingenuity, creativity and awe - all of which are, in their own ways, "good for us".
As the world's population becomes increasingly urbanized, the need for a healthy relationship with nature is becoming more important, both from a mental and physical health point of view.
Join Tilly as she looks at the collective energy, giving you the insight where your focus Your Daily Focus for October 8, - Tarot - Astrology - Numerology. Today's horoscope forecast for Monday, August 19, , are here for each of the zodiac signs. Today friendship, work, or love life, with a daily tarot card reading, too. The Sun is in the sign of Leo until August 22nd, then Virgo Season begins. Tarot with Tilly . CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19).
In the Mountains is an awe-inspiring book that takes us on a journey to reveal the health and wellbeing benefits of spending time at altitude, and also, teaches how we can be inspired by the research to bring elements of a mountain lifestyle into our everyday, increasingly urbanized, lives. His writing on nature, and specifically our relationship with the mountains, has been published in Canadian Geographic, National Post and Canoeroots.
When not working in his home office, Ned can be found taking notes and pictures while hiking, biking, skiing or snowshoeing through the nearby mountains. Harri Rose is a qualified health coach who teaches unapologetic body acceptance. She believes that for too long, we have been apologizing for our bodies — and diet culture and beauty standards are holding us back from being our best selves. She qualified as a health coach at The Institute for Integrative Nutrition and as a massage practitioner at the Massage Training Institute, which taught her how amazing our bodies are.
Have you ever told yourself that happiness will come after the next diet? That life will be better once you've lost the last few pounds? What if you stopped relentlessly trying to change yourself, and started to accept your body as it is? Inside the pages of this book are the tools that you need to stop waging war on your body and forget about dieting, forever.
Includes colour illustrations throughout and practical activities. Human life is impossible without water; it hydrates us, cleanses us and our physical bodies comprise of it — it is the potent symbol of life and healing. In this beautiful and inspirational guide, author Charlie Ryrie takes an in-depth look at the history of water in culture and society, and then shares her knowledge about its healing benefits — for the mind, body and spirit. Through the use of float therapy, vibrational medicine and revitalising spa waters, this book will be your guide to experiencing the healing power of water.
Charlie Ryrie is an environmental journalist, writer, editor, lecturer and campaigner and was a founder member of Agenda 21, an initiative to improve education about water that was launched at the Rio Earth Summit. Hannah Ebelthite More than 70 practical exercises and prompts to help you focus on your health and wellbeing goals. From simple stretches when you wake up in the morning to five minutes of mindfulness in the evening, the exercises and prompts in this guided journal show how adding small moments of health, across five key areas, to your day can make a big difference.
Writing down your healthy goals and achievements also means that any positive changes you observe are more likely to last. A journal to promote relaxation and clarity at the end of the day. Studies have proven that journaling is most effective first thing in the morning or late at night. In this book, the third of its series, readers are encouraged to write down their thoughts, worries, dreams and goals before going to bed.
Beautifully illustrated pages combine with interactive writing exercises to help promote a more restful and productive sleep, as the unconscious brain processes the events of the day. The prompts promote gentle resilience to daily ups and downs, increasing flexibility and a sense of possibility. When we begin to apply mindfulness to our lifestyle as a whole, we begin to build a more conscious relationship with the things we eat, the spaces we spend time in, the way we move our bodies and the stories we tell ourselves. Through the practice of conscious acceptance and conscious change; being mindful is at the core of wellness, be it within food, movement, values, rituals, habits, mindset, our inhabited spaces or our relationships.
Covering the realms of lifestyle, space, food, body and mind, The Wellfulness Project is a manual for mindful living, combining personal experience, mindfulness theory and ritual tools to create a practical guide to achieving a more harmonious relationship with our wellness and wellbeing. Ali Roff is Editor-at-Large and a columnist at Psychologies, where she has interviewed world-renowned spiritual gurus, psychologists, doctors, and wise women and men including Deepak Chopra and Gabrielle Bernstein.
She is passionate about combining western sciences of psychology, neuroscience and coaching with the Eastern philosophies of meditation, mindfulness and yoga, to cultivate true wellness of body and mind. Yoga is an intimate, alchemical process in which you discover your own physical and emotional landscape. Yoga is how you sing yourself back to life. In Secret Yoga Club Gabrielle Hales introduces you to the yoga practices and rituals that she has found useful and inspiration over the years of hosting diverse events and retreats.
It took a stint at a corporate global PR agency to realise that office life was not for Gabrielle. Lucinda Wilde A highly-illustrated gift book for anyone who won't keep calm and carry on, and who feels the world has gone a unicorn too far. Fearless, focused and intensely driven, the wolf is one of the most powerful predators of the animal kingdom.
Why would you be magical like a unicorn, chilled like a sloth or fancy like a flamingo when you can be fierce like a wolf? Take guidance from the wolf in this humorous gift book with illustrations by Anita Mangan throughout. Lucinda Wilde discovered her passion for the written word in the heady days of feminist publishing, working for the Women's Press and Quartet in London. A period of travel in Africa and Asia inspired in her a lifelong interest in wildlife, as well as in shamanic practices.
After decades of selling, reading and writing books, she now lives a quiet life on the edge of Dartmoor with her family and hyena muse. She is working on acquiring a direwolf in the very near future. What is happiness? What can we do to be happier? Why does happiness matter? Drawing on her expert knowledge of the Science of Happiness, Miriam Akhtar shares 12 evidence-based Happiness Habits and the key practices that will help us obtain and sustain happiness in our daily lives - such as connecting with others, feeling gratitude, spending time in nature, being mindful, savouring the moment and practising positive emotion.
Bursting with practical, accessible tools and easy-to-follow exercises, this little book offers readers invaluable advice on how to create the best conditions for a happy life, well lived. She works as a trainer, coach and consultant, and is a highly engaging keynote speaker. Explore the Ancient Practice of Natural Magic and Daily Ritual Kitty Guilsborough Discover the history of witches, experience the healing properties of crystals and learns simple daily incantations that will help you to shape your destiny. Witchcraft has existed since the days of Greek mythology and is now practiced as widely as other modern pagan religions.
More than spells and incantations, witchcraft is a lifestyle that can help you relax, heal, and grow in confidence. With this guide, you'll learn the basics - from assembling your own witch kit and getting to grips with tarot, to growing your own 'Witch Kitchen Garden'.
Whether you want to learn more. In this book, magic writer Kitty Guilsborough shows you how to harness your inner power by unlocking the ancient art of witchcraft. Kitty Guilsborough lives in London, where she writes about ancient rituals, magic and spellcraft by day and tells Tarot at night. She has a cat not black and a lot of crystals. Life is full of twists and turns some joyful, some downright awful and others utterly bizarre. Whatever you're facing, The Little Book of Resilience provides a useful set of tools to help you deal with anything life throws your way.
This little book is about strengthening ourselves, mentally, emotionally and physically, how to increase our resilience and, most importantly, maintain it. Discover how to utilize your skills and strengths to cope and recover from. These helpful exercises and tips will encourage you to find purpose, have faith in your abilities, embrace change, establish goals and nurture yourself. Palmistry is a powerful craft and a way of gaining self-awareness.
It will help you to better understand and develop your character, love life and career in order to become the person you want to be and live the life you truly desire. Not all of the lines have been written yet and by studying your palms, you can learn how to alter a negotiable future. Your destiny is in your hands. Frank C Clifford has been a student of the mysteries for over thirty years. He hopes his guide will help you to discover your true path.
Specification August Ilex Press 9. Imagine the relief of not being stuck in anger, resentment or regret. Imagine the emotional freedom of stopping the battle with yourself, other people, your circumstances and even your past.
Imagine the peace of mind you would have if you stopped fighting the current of life and instead flowed with it, effortlessly. Exploring the journey from resistance to alignment to She invites you to see how acceptance paradoxically leads to powerful, lasting change. She is a freelance writer and the author of eight self-help books. We all know the importance of reducing our environmental footprint, but the prospect of going green can seem daunting. Kate Arnell helps you on your path to rubbish-free living in six weeks of simple steps.
From cutting down on food waste to composting, and from rethinking the bathroom cabinet to travelling waste free, you'll soon be on your way to a zero-waste lifestyle. She is an ambassador for the Soil Association, and lives in London with her family. Hester Berry A practical guide to drawing the human figure from life.
The only way to get better at drawing is through practise - and there is no better subject to draw from than life.
Let Sketch Club: Life Drawing show you how. This practical guide to capturing the human figure teaches you fundamental drawing skills while providing instruction on how to get the most from a life drawing class. Featuring 20 step-by-step exercises, the book shows intermediate artists how to put their skills into practice.
Learn how to construct a figure, capture. Hone your skills, build your confidence, and most importantly, get drawing! Hester Berry began teaching drawing and painting in She often teaches alongside bestselling author Jake Spicer, running life drawing classes designed to challenge and grow her students' understanding. Bored of bokeh? Fed up with f-stops? Then it's time to refresh your creativity with a lively exploration of photography at the cutting edge.
With a new concept on every page, you will discover fresh ways of tackling your subjects to create work that is original and exciting. There's always a new angle with which to shoot your subject, a different light to capture, or a completely new genre to try out, so there's never an excuse for your camera — whatever kind it is — to gather dust!
This little book, full of big ideas from a range of iconic and contemporary photographers, will. Lorna Yabsley is the author of three photography books. Her own work draws on her classical theatrical education as well as her professional experience pioneering reportage-style wedding photography. Master the king of paints, oil, with this inspirational practical guide. Learn how to paint in the artist's favourite medium: oil.
Taking inspiration from iconic paintings in the Tate Collection, learn the techniques of the masters and improve your own painting skills with 30 guided projects. Selwyn Leamy is a full-time landscape painter. An experienced tutor and lecturer, Selwyn teaches Fine Art at diploma level and has had successful exhibitions in London. As well as working as an artist, he has had broad experience of teaching from primary age through to A-level and adults. Selwyn currently tutors for painting and photography holidays in Italy and Morocco.
From —11, Tallant was Head of Programmes at the Serpentine Gallery, London, responsible for a broad range of exhibitions, architecture, education and public programmes. Get back to embroidery-stitch basics and sample a collection of 20 edgy motifs, patterns and projects, ideal for novices through to experienced embroiderers. Easy-to-follow instructions accompany each colourful design, and you'll find customization tips and guidance on creating your own palette to make the work truly your own.
Discover imaginative ideas on every theme to wear, display and gift, ranging from simple collar additions, such as sprig motifs and abstract patterns, to intricate interior scenes and moody landscapes. Also known as Lark Rising, Lauren has over 64, loyal followers on Instagram based across the world. She lives in a bright and cosy home in Seattle with her husband, young son, dog and houseplants. The Printmaking Ideas Book is the latest title in a new series aimed at anyone who wants to take their creativity further. Full to bursting with ideas for subjects, methods and styles for each medium, the books are a visual feast and source of inspiration for all abilities.
Together they cofounded The London Drawing Group, a collective dedicated to engaging people in drawing and making. Frances is also the author of The Drawing Ideas Book. A little book of big ideas for the creative artist. The sketchbook has been the companion of creatives for centuries. Practitioners turn to the intimate art of drawing both to record thoughts and evolve these into finished works. The drawing can be both the beginning and the end, the draft and the finished work.
Discover the infinite possibilities of this essential art form, from its key mediums such as ink and pencil to unusal processes. Find fresh ideas and motivation guiding you in how to draw, what to draw, and even Frances Stanfield is an artist and illustrator based in London. She is a co-founder and tutor for The London Drawing Group. Learn life-drawing skills the easy and enjoyable way from the UK's favourite drawing teacher Jake Spicer Drawing expert Jake Spicer introduces you to the most important skill in the artist's repertoire: life drawing.
From understanding relationships and proportions and considering basic anatomy, to learning about mark-making and tonal values, Jake takes you through the process of drawing the most rewarding of subjects. Life class remains a key component of nearly every art degree in the UK.
With step-by-steps and techniques derived from his proven life-class methods, Jake gives you the skills to create beautiful life drawings quickly,. An original and accessible guide to drawing in ink, the artist's most versatile medium Jake Spicer. An original and accessible guide to drawing in ink, the artist's most versatile medium. Discover the endless possibilities of ink - whether you are using a nib pen, brush, biro or marker.
This interactive book teaches you how to draw in line, wash and colour, and allows you the space to practise on the page through guided exercises in mark-making and drawing. Jake Spicer is an artist and drawing tutor based in Brighton, England. He is head tutor at the independent drawing school Draw, a co-director of the Drawing Circus and regularly runs portrait and figure drawing courses for the Camden Arts Centre and National Portrait Gallery.
Learn how to create beautiful watercolour botanical paintings in a fresh new style. This book is a modern twist on the perennially popular topic of watercolor flowers. Botanical plants, house plants, and succulents have been a huge design trend in recent years, featuring strongly in interior design as well as in motif form on everything from wallpaper to clothes to stationery.
Moving away from the traditional vase of flowers, this book will give budding watercolor artists the chance to learn how to paint by recreating something in their homes and creating modern artwork that they'll love. Plants and flowers have long been a source of inspiration for artists, but this book gives a fresh take on botanical painting.
With over 30 projects on florals and foliage, this book will show you how to work in watercolour in a contemporary style that is accessible to all. Heralded as the most prestigious foundation course in the world, teachers from across the course have contributed their expert knowledge to help you find your own path and the right specialist field for you. The school is famed for its successful graduates, including Alexander McQueen and Stella McCartney, and its rigorous foundation curriculum which is used as a leading education model for first-year art and design college students across the globe.
Try your hand at projects that will inspire you to think differently, hone your abilities and guide your forays into Fashion and Textiles, Fine Art, Graphic Communication Design, and Three-Dimensional Design and Architecture. You'll be introduced to a range of materials and methods of researching and developing your ideas and learn how to evaluate and reflect on your practice. Every chapter and exercise is designed to help you build your understanding and portfolio and prepare you for the next step. It is internationally renowned for the creative energy of its students, staff and graduates.
Fundamental to study at the college are experimentation, innovation, risk taking, questioning and discovery, within a highly supportive learning environment, no matter which discipline you choose to study. The school is syonymous with success. Be excited by acrylics again with this book full of new ideas and techniques.
Colourful, cheap and what you used in art class. The kind of thing you had at school. A sort of lesser cousin to oil paint? Acrylics are one of the most versatile and powerful mediums. They can be mixed with water to make colour washes, or used in opaque layers like oils. In this book, you'll discover techniques that will allow you to. Denise Harrison is an awardwinning artist who paints mainly in acrylics, on a variety of subjects. Her vibrant use of colour and accessible teaching method means that her classes sell out within hours.
Her studio is based in Brighton. Unlock your artistic talents and create your own exciting manga art with this unique interactive handbook. Combining Laura Watton's expert tutorials with plenty of space to sketch, practice and develop your own ideas, You Will Be Able to Draw Manga By The End of This Book will teach you the skills you need and give you the confidence to create your own manga characters, layouts, and stories.
You'll learn how to draw beautiful boys, dynamic girls, cute animals and even fun chibi, mastering pen and pencil techniques and the Laura Watton has been creating her own manga for many years, and her stories have been published by Tokyopop and Sweatdrop Studios. She has contributed to several how-to books and writes a regular "Manga School" feature in Neo magazine. Making indie art and comic books, Laura also publishes Biomecha Comic. Give your home an instant Peanuts makeover with these amazing poster prints featuring high-quality reproductions of your favourite characters. Printed on heavy art paper, with perforation making it easy to pull out and frame the posters, this is the perfect gift for any fan of Snoopy and his friends!
In his youth he and his father shared a Sunday morning ritual of reading the funnies, and in he sold his first cartoons to a St Paul newspaper. Charles Schulz spent the next 50 years giving the world Charlie Brown, Snoopy and a cast of characters that would forever change the landscape of American comic strips. A no-nonsense career guide for aspiring filmmakers, with everything they need to know about building a successful career after graduating. Packed with practical, hard-working tips and advice, this book is a guide on how to get the best out of your film-school education, how to navigate some of the most frustrating moments in an artist's life, and how to keep the inspiration going as you battle your way through the indie filmmaking world.
With a fresh design and a grounded, practical approach, this is the crucial companion that will make you, and your work, stand out. As a writer in Los Angeles, he's worked on over 20 feature-length scripts. And since , he's been teaching acting, directing, writing, and editing at the New York Film Academy. A career guide for artists, covering everything they need to know about building a successful business after graduating.
The ultimate survival guide to life as an artist, and the perfect springboard for aspiring artists who haven't yet given up the day job. The book provides expert. Learn how to make your photography skills pay with this enlightening, engrossing, no-nonsense guide to professional shooting in the real world.
Passing on hard-earned lessons from a successful career in commercial, editorial and lifestyle. A guide for designers, covering everything they need to know about building a successful career after graduating. With record numbers of design and advertising students graduating into the job market each year, it makes more sense now than ever before to be fully armed to succeed. This book helps new. Make your food look as delicious as it tastes, with this complete course in culinary photography.
Learn to anticipate your clients' needs, articulate your own style, and skillfully compose sumptuous shots using proven techniques that author Beata Lubas has developed through years of professional success. Whether you're a food blogger looking to elevate your presentation, or a professional keen to expand into the lucrative commercial area of food photography, this book has everything you need to make food photography a piece of cake! Beata Lubas is a Polish-born, England-based award-winning food photographer. At the age of 20, she felt there was something missing in her life, so she gave up her job at a local bakery, bought a one-way ticket to England, and threw herself and all of her passion into creating a successful food-photograpy business.
She now works from her home studio, doing what she loves the most - creating food stories for clients from all over the world. Or expensive. Discover how to create professional results on a budget. Do you ever find yourself walking along aisles full of camera equipment, fingers itching to claim the latest gadget but with your eyes always avoiding the price? It's no secret that photography equipment is expensive.
Your dreams may seem bigger than your pockets, but what if you could get the amazing results of professional equipment without parting with your cash?
That's what this book is all about. Learn how to cut, stick and glue your way to photography perfection with this collection of ingenious tricks that will transform your photos. Just don't tell the camera salesman. Imogen and Mark began their photographic partnership in after a chance meeting at a village fete.
Mark posted the images they shot together online and such was their success that they launched a YouTube channel to share their tips and techniques with Imogen presenting. Thus Weekly Imogen was born. Taking a new look at composition, Michael Freeman explores the visual mechanics of photography in its own native terms. Each section is organised into discrete units that articulate a working method for communicating particular ideas and capturing certain subjects.
The result is an approachable, easy-to-understand course on successful composition and design. Annegien Schilling Captivating imagery from an Instagram superstar that you can create entirely on your phone. Annegien Schilling's imaginative self-portraits inspire her hundreds of thousands of followers on Instagram.
In this, her first book, she guides her readers through simple step-by-steps to beautiful surreal imagery, and teaches her successful method of conceiving an idea Imagine , capturing it correctly Shoot , and editing them efficiently Create , all without expensive camera gear or complicated software. This book Michael Freeman is a Specification professional photographer and August best-selling author.
She's given a TEDx talk about her creative process, and inspires hundreds of thousands of followers with her boundless imagination. Hidden motifs, references, background details, set design, cameos, crossovers, inspirations and oddities in the history of cinema. Get ready to spot hundreds of things you've never seen before across a wide range of films, in this brand new book from the creator of alternative culture website Den of Geek. From the small references and inspirations, through to clues, hidden meanings and moments in frame that you may have simply missed, this indispensable guide is a jam-packed treasure trove that every film fan will find exhilarating!
Chapters include: - Clues, tips and hidden details - Working around production challenges - Details, choices and moments - On-set events - Ramifications and inspirations - Homages, motifs and cross-references - Sets and locations - Cameos, appearances and crossovers.
Notably, he created the leading alternative culture website Den of Geek back in He left the site in , with it attracting over 12 million readers a month worldwide. Photographs by Gered Mankowitz with unseen images Gered Mankowitz Stunning rare and unpublished photographs of Kate Bush early in her career, accompanied by text from prominent fans.
Symphony of You is a complete celebration of Kate Bush — her music, her look, her impact, her creativity. The book also features essays from authors across a number of disciplines — from musicians and best-selling novelists to academics and those who worked with Kate —offering their opinions on how Kate has shaped the cultural landscape. Symphony of You is a truly special collection, and a homage to a unique artist.
He has been in the industry for more than 50 years, and has a reputation as one of the finest portrait photographers in the world. The fully authorised biography of late singer Jeff Buckley, which includes his never before seen lyrics, diaries and letters. In , an artist named Jeff Buckley released 'Grace', his debut album.
Hailed immediately by the likes of Bono, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant, as a singer, guitarist, and writer of a generation. Throughout his life, Buckley obsessively kept journals chronicling his goals, inspirations, aspirations, and creative struggles. His diaries amount to one of the most insightful life chronicles any musical artist has ever left behind. Jeff Buckley: His Own Voice will mark the first-ever publication of Buckley's account of his journey through his handwritten diaries and lyrics. Combined with reproductions of other memorabilia, including letters, notes, and unpublished lyrics — the book will take readers deep inside Buckley's creative mind and personal life.
For those who grew up listening to Jeff's music and for those who are just discovering it, Jeff Buckley: His Own Voice will be an intimate portrait of one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century in his own extremely vibrant words and never seen before lyrics. He lives in Manhattan. From intimate backstage shots to huge stadium concerts, time spent at home to rubbing shoulders with famous friends, the photographs in this book represent the very best of this archive, with most of the images being shown here for the first time.
From presidents to pop stars, he has photographed the frontline of fame for more than six decades. He photographed The Beatles and The Rolling Stones when they were still struggling young bands in , pioneered backstage reportage photography with David Bowie, Elton John, The Who, Eric Clapton and Chuck Berry and his images have adorned historic rock albums, movie posters and international magazine covers.
Talented, enigmatic, audacious. I loved every second. Containing rare and never-before-seen photographs, their work together includes images from the last Ziggy Stardust performance, recording sessions for Young Americans and the renowned studio portraits for Diamond Dogs — plus live shows, film shoots, backstage moments and more. With more than photographs, this is the ultimate portrait of an inspiring, challenging and ever-changing artist. Jo Wood A completely unique, never-before-seen look inside the mad world of the Rolling Stones, with unseen photographs, drawings, letters and memorabilia.
This is a unique window into the making of music history.
She met Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood at a party in and fell in love, marrying him in and remaining together until their split in They remain friends. Today, she has an award-winning range of body care products and regularly appears on television and in magazines. Jon is a respected music journalist who has written for magazines and newspapers including Mojo, Q, the Guardian, the Observer and The Sunday Times. Marc Randolph Netflix co-founder and first CEO shares the behind-the-scenes origin story of the major international brand that changed everything about how we consume TV and film.
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