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Author(s): Liv Deborah Walberg
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In the 21st century, we see more images on our cell phones in one hour than someone in Renaissance Italy saw in an entire lifetime.
Art is not just contained to museums – it is all around us. Tattoo art, customized cars, graffiti on the walls of subways / trains, designer sneakers, music videos, and even video games are art. These pieces rely heavily on art history. However, one must have a bit of historical knowledge of art to fully appreciate everyday examples.
Exploring the Nature of Creativity provides an introduction to creativity for the curious, the uninitiated, the students of beginning classes, and all other interested persons beginning their inquiry into the field of creativity research. Conversational knowledge is not easily gleaned from formal research writing and academic formats—this text simplifies and condenses the research available in the field so that the average freshman student will feel comfortable in exploring it further.
Author(s): James C Watkins
Reflections Made of Memories contains 12 stories with photographs that explain the influences and development of the author's artwork. These stories outline his creative motivations and clarify the aesthetic values achieved through extraordinary experiences. The last chapter documents the making and firing a large double-walled basket form.
Author(s): Perry Goldstein
Rudiments of Music: A Concise Guide to Music Theory is written for the beginner who has an interest in reading and writing music as well as the desire to understand the rudiments of tonal music theory. It will also be useful for the student who has experience of music notation and the desire for a stronger foundation in the rudiments of music. This book covers basic notation of pitch and rhythm, major and minor keys, intervals, triads, and the tonal context of harmony.
The Aspects of Contemporary Photographic Lighting explores and explains how to work with lighting in photography in an effective way. Lighting has proven to be difficult for most beginners. Offering advice from personal experience, the author covers the many different aspects of lighting in photography, and how to successfully work with lighting. Recognizing that lighting is artistry, the publication looks at techniques with a creative and innovative eye.
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Author(s): Robert A. Jordan
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The Way I See It is not a conventional cinema book. It is written in a casual, direct style. Each essay is short and easy to read, either before or after viewing a particular film. Dozens of films are discussed, including many that are sure to be on your screening list.
Author(s): Robert Smith
Theatre: Its Nature, Its Variety, Its Development is laid out in a nontraditional format for introductory theatre courses. The nature of theatre is difficult enough to understand without imposing a 2,500 year barrier to that process. Accordingly, this text starts with an understanding of the nature of theatre in our own time. After students have a solid understanding of the nature of theatre and significant awareness of the variety of theatre, then they will be better equipped to begin studying theatre in its historical context.