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  • CATS: Scratch and Reveal Colouring

    Not suitable for children.This book of scratch-off colouring cards offers a great way to relax. Make yourself comfortable then make a start and find how your stress levels reduce as you gradually reveal these stunning cats using the stylus provided. You can then use the finished cards to decorate your walls or give to others.

    The Complete Guide to VR & 360 Photography

    By Jonathan Tustain
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    Jonathan Tustain
    The Complete Guide to VR will help you get to grips with this exciting new technology from first principles, so you know what's out there, and what you want.Discover all there is to know about home VR systems, whether they're computer-based, or work using your mobile phone. This book will introduce you to a whole spectrum of VR possibilities including VR games, creating your own VR films and exploring the world using it.
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    Cute Kawaii Doodles

    By Sarah Alberto
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    Sarah Alberto
    Bursting with ideas for illustrators and those who have never sketched before, this inspirational book will teach you how to draw more than 100 adorable doodles and super-cute characters in just a few easy steps. Starting with a simple shape such as a circle or a square, Sarah Alberto - aka Doodles by Sarah - shows you how to transform these into a quirky plant, a cute donut, a characterful face, a dainty cloud, and much, much more.Annotated with quick tips and tricks to explain the process, the visual steps will show you how to create a whole host of charming characters, using the ubiquitous ballpoint pen. Why a ballpoint pen? It's universal, affordable, and versatile, and allows you to create small details and sharp lines. Sarah also demonstrates how you can also use coloured pencils or markers to add extra life to your completed doodles.With the author's engaging, sweet and simple style, you'll be instantly inspired to pick up a pen and some paper and doodle like you've never done before!
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    The Complete Guide to Drones Extended 2nd Edition

    By Adam Juniper
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    Adam Juniper
    If you think you need a boarding pass to fly, you're really missing out... Today, drones are everywhere. From film studios to farms, they're in the hands of photographers, commercial surveyors and racers alike. This fully illustrated book explains how drones developed, where they're going and which one you should choose. It even includes complete instructions to build both a simple drone and a super-fast FPV racer yourself.Whether you're flying indoors or out, buying or building, this book covers everything:¦ Understand the Jargon Flying has a lot of unfamiliar terminology, but this book will make it easy to master.¦ Business or Pleasure Every type of multicopter you might want is introduced, including explanations of which is best suited for what role.¦ Get the Best Pictures This edition includes an extended guide to the tech and composition tricks you can use to make your pictures stand out of the pack.¦ Get the Best Video A new shot-guide shows you how to get the most engaging aerial video, whatever your drone.¦ Be a Winning FPV Racer There are two complete step-by-step instructions for building your own drones inside: an FPV racer, or a surprisingly cheap wooden drone - both great projects.Following the worldwide success of the first edition, which has been translated into numerous languages, this second edition is not only fully updated to keep pace with the laws and technology, but also extended to thoroughly cover the fast-growing new sport of FPV drone racing, while still including a comprehensive guide to learning to fly any drone.
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  • The Collage Ideas Book

    By Alannah Moore
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    Alannah Moore
    Collage allows your creativity to run riot. It lets you juxtapose disparate elements, styles, and media against each other and create something entirely novel, bizarre, arresting, beautiful, ironic, or unsettling. Old and new can be fused together; the digital and hand-made can be combined.What you can create with collage knows no bounds.This little book is full of big ideas from contemporary collage artists to inspire you to think differently. With a new idea on every page, you will discover fresh ways of tackling the medium to create work that is original and exciting.
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    Complete Photography

    By Chris Gatcum
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    Chris Gatcum
    400 pages to take you from beginner to expert photographer"The must have book for EVERY photographer" - Diana ElizabethWhether you're a complete beginner, a casual snapper or a seasoned photographer, there is a lot to be learned from this extensive photography guide. Take the guesswork out of your photography and understand not just what to do with your camera, but how and why this affects the photos you take. Make More Impact You'll learn how to compose a shot for visual impact, focus it to attract the viewer's eye, expose it so every detail is captured and so much more.Get More Book At 400 superbly designed & illustrated pages, this book represents better value than anything else. Any Camera Photography never stands still so it doesn't matter what camera you have, whether you own an SLR, film camera or a compact digital camera, Chris will teach you how to take the best photos possible.Easy to Read Chris Gatcum's writing is clear and instructive, covering a vast range of essential photography aspects in great detail so that you can truly understand how to take a great photo that stands out.The Voice (& Photos) of Pros As well as Gatcum's expertise on the subject, Complete Photography is packed with tips and masterclasses from other inspirational professionals.Stunning Photography and Bespoke Diagrams Each point is illustrated with carefully selected, beautiful photography examples along with clear diagrams to inspire and instruct.Table of professionals case studies in this bookSectionMasterclassProfessional Master-PhotographerExposureLandscape David Taylor PortraitsBen Anker SportsIan MacNicol InteriorsAdrian WilsonLight & ColourFoodStuart Ovenden  Still LifeDaniel Brooke FashionDixie DixonLensesStreet PhotographyBrian Lloyd Duckett  WildlifeRichard Garvey-Williams MacroAndy Small ArchitechtureJanie Airey AbstractRyan BushPost-processingRetouchingMiss AnielaIn The BagDocumentaryMichelle FrankfurterThe cover design features a mirrorless digital camera with interchangeable lenses, a reto-style film camera and an iPhone 7 because this book applies to every different way you can take a photo.
  • Cat Querkles

    By Thomas Pavitte, Thomas Pavitte
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    Thomas Pavitte
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    Thomas Pavitte
    From the creator of the 1000 Dot-to-Dot series comes Cat Querkles, putting an exciting new twist on the classic colour-by-number images that we loved as children. At first, you see nothing but a baffling tangle of circles, but hidden within each puzzle is a whiskery face waiting to be revealed!Featuring a menagerie of adorable felines from roaring lions to loopy long-hairs, Cat Querkles provides hours of creative colouring fun for artistic minds of all ages. Choose a dramatic colour scheme to make your Querkle truly unique, discover what's hidden in each puzzle, and create a striking kitty portrait that you can easily remove and display.

    Create Your Own Website The Easy Way

    By Alannah Moore
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    Alannah Moore
    Whether you need a personal site to showcase your work, or a complex webstore with customised features, you can build it yourself without having to code, design or spend a lot of money.Alannah Moore made a name for herself by demystifying website creation and enabling non-technical people to get themselves up and online using the powerful tools available today - the 'Do-It-Yourself' way. She guides you through every decision, breaking down each step along the way, from planning your pages to getting the most out of social media and search engines. Whether it's WordPress, Weebly, Squarespace, Wix, Shopify or something different, this book will help you choose something for you. In Alannah's capable hands, you will find the process of building your site easy, painless and enjoyable.
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    Colour: The Professional's Guide

    By Karen Triedman
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    Karen Triedman
    Colour is one of the most complex elements of design and it is also what people respond to first on an emotional level, whether they are surveying a restaurant interior or browsing an online catalogue. An in-depth understanding of colour is one of the most important and useful assets available to a visual professional. Working successfully with colour in a global community involves understanding colour theory and psychology, as well as geographical and historical reference. This information is covered thoroughly, with clear and precise explanations and examples. Colour: The Professional's Guide is comprehensive, offering informative techniques, examples, inspiration and, above all, exemplary solutions to fit the designer's every need, whatever their discipline. Beautifully illustrated with over 300 colour images, this guide removes the grey areas from the full colour world of contemporary design, providing designers from all disciplines with everything they need to become true, confident colourists.
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    Character Design from the Ground Up

    By Kevin Crossley
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    Kevin Crossley
    All stories have characters, and whether its a film, game, book, or comic, all characters need to be designed. Character design has become a distinct discipline in the entertainment industry, and character designers are employed by film and game companies across the globe to bring life to scripts and ideas. In this book, illustrator and character designer Kevin Crossley provides a complete overview of character design. Starting with the basics of materials, equipment, and sofware, Kevin will explain the processes professional character designers follow to develop characters for publishing, games, and film. From ideas and thumbnails, anatomy and reference, through effective drawing, 3D mock-ups and full turnarounds, Kev explains how a character designer works to achieve professional results.

    The Citizen Journalist's Photography Handbook

    By Carlos Miller
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    Carlos Miller
    With dramatic and exciting stories, Carlos Miller reveals the secrets behind successful citizen journalism.Whether you're planning a publicity blitz for your cause, you're interested in the down-and-dirty practices of the police, or just want to be prepared for the moment you're the first on the scene, this book has everything you'll need to know to take newsworthy pictures and get them in front of a wide audience.You don't need a DSLR camera - though they can be useful - what is essential for citizen journalism is a cool head, an eye for a great angle, and the initiative to capture the moment: let Carlos Miller show you how.

    Colour for Web Design

    By Cameron Chapman
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    Cameron Chapman
    Colour is one of the most powerful tools at a designer's disposal, yet few truly understand how much it can do for them, and the immediate difference it will make to the popularity and success of their website.This is the complete guide to creating a unique, practical and appropriate colour palette for any web design project. Building on the basics, starting with essential - often misunderstood - terminology and an understanding of traditional colour palettes, the book then moves on to practical, real-world examples of sites with fantastic colour schemes.A one-stop shop for a complete knowledge of digital colour, this book will give the designer the confidence to create their own palettes and apply colour successfully to their designs.

    Create Your Own Online Store (Using WordPress) in a Weekend

    By Alannah Moore
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    Alannah Moore

    The Creative Person's Website Builder

    By Alannah Moore
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    Alannah Moore
    Your website is the face that your creative endeavours show to the world, and you owe it to yourself to make it the most inviting and user-friendly site on the web. With The Creative Person's Website Builder, you'll learn how to create a site from scratch, or massively improve what you already have, quickly and economically.Tailor-made for creative professionals, artists and entrepreneurs, this book offers step-by-step solutions to constructing a site that looks great, works smoothly, and drives visitor numbers up.

    Chrisp's True Crime Miscellany

    By Peter Chrisp, T. G. Fieldwalker
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    Peter Chrisp, T. G. Fieldwalker
    This is arresting miscellany is jam-packed with intriguing and enlightening stories, facts, and trivia about all manner of murderers, miscreants, and malcontents.The book reveals incredible tales about criminal gangs around the world, such as the Japanese Yakuza, the L.A. Crips and Bloods, and the Italian Camorra. Plus, there are extensive lists of criminal slang throughout the centuries; an exploration of Russian prison tattoos; a confidence trickster's lexicon; insights into the world's most audacious crimes-like the the ft of the Mona Lisa-and quotes from the criminals themselves, and the cops who chased them. Inside are gritty black-and-white illustrations and revealing portraits of some of society's scariest criminals.

    The Colour Photography Field Guide

    By Michael Freeman
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    Michael Freeman
    Understand the role colour plays in your images, learn to appreciate its dynamic effects and find out how to capture and reproduce it as precisely as possible in your own images.The Colour Photography Field Guide provides a unique look at analysing and combining three important ways of dealing with colour. The first is the subjective and cultural response to individual colour: the perception. The second is how colours are found and appear in photography: the science. The third is the means by which they can be viewed and altered digitally: the expression.- A clear and technically precise look at how colour affects your digital images- Portable and lightweight, for on-the-spot information and inspiration- With a host of case studies examining difficult colour situations such as capturing flesh tones and unreal colours

    Create Your Own Website (Using Wordpress) in a Weekend

    By Alannah Moore
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    Alannah Moore
    Having a website built can be complicated and expensive. For large businesses this is a necessary expense, but for an ever-increasing number of independents and small businesses it can easily be handled by the intrepid amateur. In Create Your Own Website Using Wordpress in a Weekend, author Alannah Moore draws on her extensive experience to show how, in just a weekend, almost anyone can create a website in WordPress that looks professional, and is entirely tailored to their needs and preferences. Through carefully structured step-by-step tutorials the book takes the reader through every stage of the process. Illustrated with fabulous examples, it features checklists and tips throughout. This book is conceived for the non-professional, and no specialist knowledge is needed to follow the simple steps from start to finish. The promise is that every reader will be able to achieve their aim of getting themself or their business online in just a couple of days.
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    Creative Photography

    By Chris Gatcum
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    Chris Gatcum
    Experiment with new projects and techniques, and create arresting images time and again Digital cameras have made it easy for us all to take photos that are, technically, perfect: clearly exposed, sharply focused, and beautifully composed. However, what most photographers want from their photography is something more personal, more individual - in short, more creative. In this sequel to the highly successful Creative Digital Photography: 52 Weekend Projects, respected author and prize-winning photographer Chris Gatcum will show you how to create images that pack that creative punch and involve fun.

    The Collier Campbell Archive

    By Sarah Campbell, Emma Shackleton
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    Sarah Campbell, Emma Shackleton

    Creative Portrait Photography

    By Natalie Dybisz
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    Natalie Dybisz
    The very best portrait photography strives to give the viewer access into their subject's inner self; to provide a window into their soul. With the advent of the digital age and the potential afforded by post-processing, a whole generation of photographic artists has access to greater creative possibilities than ever before.Spearheading this new breed of creative photographer is author Natalie Dybisz, better known in the photographic community as Miss Aniela. Devoted to exploring portraiture at its most creative portraits with context, story, and constructed elements Creative Portrait Photography takes the reader on a behind-the-scenes journey through the creation of Natalie Dybisz's innovative digital portraits, from first concept to post-processing.Also featuring an extensive showcase chapter in which other photographer-artist's work and working methods are laid bare, Creative Portrait Photography has everything you need to inspire you and transform your perspective on portrait photography.