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VENTRILOQUISM MAGIC WITH YOUR VOICE
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By George Schindler,Ed Tricomi
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67734 50694
One of the world's most famous magicomedians and ventriloquists discusses every aspect of his art and reveals tricks of the trade. George Schindler, the Dean of the Society of American Magicians, has kept audiences spellbound for more than forty years. In this guide for beginners and experienced ventriloquists alike, he defines the art and offers practical advice as well as inspiration. Starting with basic "vent" techniques, Schindler discusses the cultivation of a variety of voices and explains how to make puppets appear lifelike. He also presents helpful suggestions for putting an act together, developing comedy material and scripts, and even handling bookings and publicity. Thirty-eight figures and photos illustrate basic and advanced techniques in addition to puppets and their movements.
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By Antoinette K. Gordon
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1,01814 78384
Over 50 years after its first publication this work remains a vital and useful survey. Assembled by an anthropologist at the American Museum of Natural History, it features artwork from that institution's extensive collections, in addition to seldom-seen Tibetan artifacts from other museums and private collections. Following an informative overview of the intrinsic relationship of Buddist deities to Tibetan art, a lavish assortment of illustrations includes temple paintings, books, wood blocks, ritual objects, robes, masks, metal work, musical instruments, jewelry, butter sculpture, sand mandalas, and calligraphy. Each item is described in detail, with explanations of the methods and materials used in its creation. Preface. Bibliography. Index. 92 black-and-white illustrations.
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By Alan Weller
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1,69974 1,10334
Specially created for use with Photoshop and Corel Photo Paint, this software suite demystifies the creative process, offering designers, crafters, and scrapbookers powerful tools for customizing their designs. With these easy-to-use devices, professionals and amateurs alike can construct rich, textured compositions. Includes 123 Butterfly Brushes and 40 Butterfly Custom Shapes, for use with Adobe Photoshop (versions CS-CS4) and Photoshop Elements. Also included: 21 special Texture Brushes and 20 Photoshop Styles created from Dover's extensive library of royalty-free clip art. The enclosed CD-ROM features a robust selection of design tools:  • Brushes: it's easy to create photographic and painterly effects as well as "rubber stamps" • Shapes: a quick way to added customizable vector shapes to your Photoshop compositions • Styles: ready-to-use shadows, glows, bevels,color overlays, and other effects for the shapes and brushes included The Book includes: • Index of all custom brushes and shapes • Instructions for loading and use  • Gallery of designs
AuthorAlan Weller
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By Tyler
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1,27374 1,01899
Move objects with your mind, pass coins through tables, escape police restraints, and reveal other people's thoughts! Diamond Jim Tyler shows how to transform an ordinary act into a truly entertaining show. Learn 29 routines that include several original tricks as well as many tried-and-true crowd pleasers. Written for beginners and used by pros, this guide is designed for illusionists performing in small venues bars, restaurants, and other places where audiences will be watching from close range. Its tricks for every type of magician include a variety of routines involving cards, money, fire, mind-reading, and comedy. Diamond Jim offers tips on patter and a helpful glossary of magic jargon. More than 300 photographs illustrate his easy-to-follow instructions
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By Tom Tierney
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1,70400 1,13572
2 dolls and 30 gorgeous costumes highlight stunning ball gowns and casual wear, elegant suits, cocktail dresses, and more by such well-known designers as Caroline Herrera, Oscar de la Renta, Bill Blass, Halston, Calvin Klein, Perry Ellis, Ungaro, and Giorgio Armani. For students of costume design and paper doll enthusiasts alike! One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.
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By Daniel Lewis,Kristin Helberg
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33654 25560
Open this book and you'll soon find yourself immersed in the wonderful gingerbread world of Victorian architecture and interior design. From a nostalgic introduction by John Philip Sousa III to the charming original illustrations of Daniel Lewis,The Victorian House Coloring Book invites children and colorists to re-create the furnishings, color schemes, and rich decorations of a lovely Victorian home. Comprising a complete household tour, these beautifully authentic illustrations depict the exterior, attic, front hallway, parlor, library, dining room, kitchen, three bedrooms, bathroom (including a water closet), and basement. In addition, a delightful double-page spread shows the garden with a gazebo. Typical of Victorian-era house, which often combined several architectural styles, the house shown here blends a simple Italianate exterior with such Second Empire features as a mansard roof and dormer windows. Other styles often featured in such homes include Queen Anne and Romanesque revivals, Carpenter Gothic and Stick, and Eastlake. A well-researched and informative text by Kristin Helberg accompanies each illustration, commenting on furnishings and architectural details and providing insight into the historical background and everyday life of the era. Dollhouse buffs, who consistently prefer the Victorian style to all others, will welcome this handsome book, while designers and illustrators will be especially pleased that all the illustrations are royalty free.
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By Sparkes John C L
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1,10334 88267
This systematic presentation illustrates the depiction of bones and muscles, both in detailed close-ups and in larger groups. It starts by discussing the proportions of a human adult and proceeds to define the principal terms used in describing anatomy. Subsequent illustrations depict the skull, bones, muscles, veins, and other aspects of the human figure. In addition to captions, the images are complemented by extensive descriptions that explain bone and muscle placement and function. Nearly fifty finely executed full-page plates and numerous smaller drawings make this a rewarding browsing book as well as an excellent reference for artists.
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By Alan Weller
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3,40374 2,72214
Here are 250 color and black-and-white examples of some of the finest and most influential examples of anatomical art ever published. Scientifically accurate for their time, finely rendered drawings and paintings by Leonardo da Vinci, Vesalius, Albinus, and others depict bones, muscles, organs, and tissues. Files are included in multiple formats: JPEG, TIFF, and EPS vectors.
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