Jack traded his cow for magic beans, climbed a beanstalk, and got rich. Will the next person to try it, be as fortunate? Or just fortunate enough to survive? Everyone knows the story of Jack and his beanstalk, the little adventure that made Jack a very rich man. But what happened to the next person who climbed the beanstalk? Enter Nick. Orphaned and desperate, Nick joins a band of thieves in hopes of a warm meal and a little protection. In exchange, Nick must help them break into the lavish white castle rumored to belong to an old man named Jack. Legend says it’s full of riches from Jack’s quest up a magical beanstalk decades ago. When Nick’s mission leads him straight to Jack, he sees a chance to climb the famed beanstalk himself. But what Nick doesn’t know is that things are different at the top of the beanstalk. There are new enemies waiting. Enemies with plans that could destroy the world as Nick knows it. Will Nick come back a hero? Will he come back at all?
The newest book in Michael Mattesi’s Force Drawing series takes movement to the next level. Force: Drawing Human Anatomy, explores the different facets of motion and the human body. As opposed to the memorization technique, Mattesi stresses the function of each body part and how gravity relative to different poses affects the aesthetics and form of muscle. The chapters are divided by the different parts of the body, thus allowing the reader to concentrate on mastery one body part at a time. Color coded images detail each muscle and their different angles. Special consideration is given to anatomy for animation, allowing the reader to create a character that is anatomically accurate in both stillness and motion.
Renew Your Life
Author: Brenda Watson, Susan Stockton
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Renew Your Life directly addresses digestive health and disease by offering easy-to-understand solutions and life modifications to achieve more energy, better mental clarity, fewer toxins, an improved diet and ideal weight.
Author: Edward Gazsi, Mariela Gazsi
Publisher: WinePress Publishing
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then "Heaven: The Threshold and Beyond" may be the most unique book of its kind. Written from a visual perspective, this book presents a vivid depiction of the reality of Heaven. Through this book, readers are invited to partake in an adventure where the panorama of Heaven will be unrolled before their very eyes. This fascinating glimpse of Heaven will provide the reader with a truly smorgasbord of spiritual discovery and insight into that place where all of us are invited to spend eternity.
More than fifteen hundred extracts containing the Renaissance genius' maxims, prophecies, fables, letters, and brilliant observations in architecture, painting, physiology, geography, and other fields
Color and Culture
Author: John Gage
Publisher: Univ of California Press
An encyclopaedic work on color in Western art and culture from the Middle Ages to Post-Modernism.
A little girl enlists the help of a robber and a reindeer to save her best friend fron an evil Snow Queen who steals little boys and freezes them.
Sketchbooks are an essential part of the creative process for artists of all disciplines, ranging from textiles and jewellery to interior design, printmaking and ceramics. The sketchbook is a complete record of the creative process which, it can even be argued, is more important that the finished object at the end of this process. This book is a vital resource for artists of all levels including students, makers and collectors, as it not only gives practical advice about building your own sketchbooks but also provides examples of different artists' working methods. Extraordinary Sketchbooks takes the reader through different themes and functions for sketchbooks, including drawing to collect visual research, course work, developing concepts and suggestions for making simple and quick visuals into exciting images. An inspiring gallery of examples from a range of artists including recent graduates, practising artists and lecturers and working professionals form a variety of art and design industries. A fantastic resource for artists everywhere.
Author: James-Silk Buckingham
Once Upon an Easter ...
Author: William R. Goetz
Publisher: Christian Publications
One of the most enjoyable aspects of happy family occasions is the practice of reading aloud to one's children. And when the stories have a deliberate goal of clearly communicating the gospel or setting the stage for such communication, the benefit of family reading is multiplied. That is the purpose of Once upon an Easter. It is designed to be used in the weeks and days leading up to the celebration of the death, burial and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. Its goal is to create the climate in which parents can lead children to saving faith in Christ. Stories include the following tales: "The Big Parade", "The Special Meal", "Jenny's Hen", "David's Discovery" and "Easter Cookies". Throughout the book are several captivating, full-color illustrations by award-winning artist Edward Gazsi.
Author: Leonardo (da Vinci), Ivan Pedersen, Christopher Orchard
A Practical Guide to Designing for the Web aims to teach you techniques for designing your website using the principles of graphic design. Featuring five sections, each covering a core aspect of graphic design: Getting Started, Research, Typography, Colour, and Layout. Learn solid graphic design theory that you can simply apply to your designs, making the difference from a good design to a great one