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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.