Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (1914-1987) is considered one of the pioneers of Indian parallel or neo-realistic cinema. He was a film-maker, novelist, screenwriter and a journalist in Urdu, Hindi and English, who preferred to call himself a communicator. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1969.
The Victorian-era trend of silk ribbon embroidery is back, and this comprehensive guide offers both easy-to-follow instructions for the delicate art and dozens of iron-on transfer pattern designs.
Whether you are an experienced tatter or a beginner, this rare collection of patterns gives needleworkers instructions for making over thirty tatted doilies and almost fifty edgings for fine linens, towels, handkerchiefs, collars, placemats, and other items.
This rich treasury of popular crochet designs, selected from vintage threadcompany leaflets, includes 150 patterns favored by crocheters during the first half of the 20th century.
Once regarded as a brilliant eccentric whose works skirted the outer fringes of English art and literature, William Blake (1757-1827) is today recognized as a major poet, a profound thinker, and one of the most original and exciting English artists.
Ananda Coomaraswamy, late curator of Indian art at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, was unexcelled in his knowledge of the arts of the Orient, and unmatched in his understanding of Indian culture, language, religion, and philosophy.
From the ruby-throated hummingbird to the monk parakeet and the great blue heron, this book features 31 realistic illustrations of songbirds, game birds, waterfowl, and many other birds in their natural habitats.
Enter into a racy world of tattoo art with these edgy, imaginative renditions of flowers, dragons, skulls, hearts, wild animals, angels, and other creatures of fantasy and nature.
Idyllic and beautiful scenes in the tradition of Currier & Ives' famous prints offer 31 full-page drawings of barns, meadows, covered bridges, birds, and other familiar sights of rural life.
Although Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest artists who ever lived, his career was marked by an unusually large number of uncompleted projects and by finished works that rapidly deteriorated.
"In any exhibition of amateur work . . . it is not at all unusual to find many charming water-colour drawings, but . . . it is very rarely that the work in the oil medium is anything but dull, dead, and lacking in all vitality and charm."
This guide to mastering the art of pencil drawing offers clear, concise instruction on composition, outline, proportion, perspective, light and shade, and individual style.
Written by a famous American painter and teacher, whose landscapes are found in many of the world's most noted museums, this book is known as one of the art students' most helpful guides.
During the first half of the twentieth century, E. L. Koller wrote a series of art instruction books for home study, designed to simplify various techniques for beginning artists -- and help established artists polish their craft.
Enrollments in VLSI design automation courses are not large but it's a very popular elective, especially for those seeking a career in the microelectronics industry. Already the reviewers seem very enthusiastic about the coverage of the book being a better match for their courses than available competitors, because it covers all design phases.
Written an informal and friendly style to draw readers into a topic that many find intimidating, Visual Design Solutions is designed for instructional professionals who need to quickly find and implement design solutions to common challenges practitioners face every day.
This second volume is for everybody who wants to dress up smartly, attract the onlooker’s attention and make an impact. As a designer you not only have to adorn yourself in best possible attires but it is also your responsibility to design fashionable and attractive ensembles for your clients.
This friendly, funny, easy-to-understand guide gives you the score on composers, instruments, orchestras, concerts, recordings, and more--and shows you just how enjoyable and rewarding classical music can be.
UX (User Experience) is a rapidly growing field that marries web design, user research, business planning and data analysis to focus an organization’s web presence on the needs of their clients and customers.
The book is based on author’s conviction that we have to start focusing on organization design as a tool for gaining and maintaining competitive advantage in the present day world of business marked by rapid changes in technology and a turbulent environment.
The third edition is an ideal resource for learning the interdisciplinary skills needed for interaction design, human-computer interaction, information design, web design and ubiquitous computing.The authors are acknowledged leaders and educators in their field.
Work in the 21st Century is the highly regarded, and most current and engaging, text for the industrial and organizational psychology course. Combining leading research, consulting, and teaching expertise, Frank Landy and Jeff Conte provide students with up-to-date examples and cases that link current research and theory to practical issues in the...
This revised edition of Yoga For Dummies provides 25 percent new and revised content, presenting new concepts for the yoga community, while maintaining its emphasis on safe approaches to the physical practice of yoga, and an accessible discussion of yoga philosophy and meditation.