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Creating An Antique Look In Hand Hooked Rugs

Author : Cynthia Smesny Norwood
ISBN : 9781881982890
Genre : ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES
File Size : 53.98 MB
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Learn the common elements in antique hooked rugs to create your own pattern from start to finish--transferring, customizing, color planning, dyeing techniques, and which cuts of wool work best. Also included is information on different background treatments and fabric use and what effect it has on the finished product.
Category: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES

Css3 For Dummies

Author : John Paul Mueller
ISBN : 9781118462102
Genre : Computers
File Size : 76.7 MB
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Get the most out of the new features in CSS3 Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3) boasts many new features that designers love. Things like better mobility, cleaner code, less maintenance, and basic interactivity without JavaScript are just a few. Get thoroughly up to speed on CSS3 with CSS3 For Dummies. Whether you're a web developer or designer with a lot or very little experience in HTML and CSS, or just want assistance applying it to multiple browser and mobile apps, this book delivers. Explore in depth how CSS3 effects and transforms work and how to use them for animation and interactivity. Explains CSS3 in detail for web developers and designers who may or may not know HTML, CSS, or tools like Dreamweaver Instructs how to define and apply CSS3 effects and transforms that work in multiple browsers Covers how to animate CSS3 effects and transforms with CSS and basic JavaScript Provides detailed information and helpful examples, in the friendly, non-intimidating, For Dummies style Start putting the great new features of CSS3 to work on your next project with CSS3 For Dummies.
Category: Computers

Data Analysis Techniques For Physical Scientists

Author : Claude A. Pruneau
ISBN : 9781108267885
Genre : Science
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A comprehensive guide to data analysis techniques for physical scientists, providing a valuable resource for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, as well as seasoned researchers. The book begins with an extensive discussion of the foundational concepts and methods of probability and statistics under both the frequentist and Bayesian interpretations of probability. It next presents basic concepts and techniques used for measurements of particle production cross-sections, correlation functions, and particle identification. Much attention is devoted to notions of statistical and systematic errors, beginning with intuitive discussions and progressively introducing the more formal concepts of confidence intervals, credible range, and hypothesis testing. The book also includes an in-depth discussion of the methods used to unfold or correct data for instrumental effects associated with measurement and process noise as well as particle and event losses, before ending with a presentation of elementary Monte Carlo techniques.
Category: Science

Fundamentals Of Fluorescence Microscopy

Author : Partha Pratim Mondal
ISBN : 9789400775459
Genre : Science
File Size : 52.22 MB
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This book starts at an introductory level and leads reader to the most advanced topics in fluorescence imaging and super-resolution techniques that have enabled new developments such as nanobioimaging, multiphoton microscopy, nanometrology and nanosensors. The interdisciplinary subject of fluorescence microscopy and imaging requires complete knowledge of imaging optics and molecular physics. So, this book approaches the subject by introducing optical imaging concepts before going in more depth about advanced imaging systems and their applications. Additionally, molecular orbital theory is the important basis to present molecular physics and gain a complete understanding of light-matter interaction at the geometrical focus. The two disciplines have some overlap since light controls the molecular states of molecules and conversely, molecular states control the emitted light. These two mechanisms together determine essential imaging factors such as, molecular cross-section, Stoke shift, emission and absorption spectra, quantum yield, signal-to-noise ratio, Forster resonance energy transfer (FRET), fluorescence recovery after photobleaching (FRAP) and fluorescence lifetime. These factors form the basis of many fluorescence based devices. The book is organized into two parts. The first part deals with basics of imaging optics and its applications. The advanced part takes care of several imaging techniques and related instrumentation that are developed in the last decade pointing towards far-field diffraction unlimited imaging.
Category: Science

World Class Tennis Technique

Author : Paul Roetert
ISBN : 0736037470
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 65.61 MB
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Top tennis experts contribute to this analysis of optimal techniques for all the essential strokes of the game. 160 photos.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Drawing Techniques

Author : Robin Capon
ISBN : PSU:000025616682
Genre : Art
File Size : 76.88 MB
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Step-by-step guide to drawing techniques. Illus.
Category: Art

Pro Techniques Of Beauty Glamour Photography

Author : Gary Bernstein
ISBN : 0895863642
Genre : Advertising photography.
File Size : 46.58 MB
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Shows examples of glamour portraits, explains how each shot was set up, and gives practical advice on backgrounds, lighting, lenses, poses, makeup, hairstyling, and composition
Category: Advertising photography.

Advertising Techniques

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ISBN : UOM:39015007246500
Genre : Advertising layout and typography
File Size : 52.7 MB
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Category: Advertising layout and typography

The Complete Book Of Painting Techniques

Author : Lucia A. Salemme
ISBN : UOM:39015006769528
Genre : Art
File Size : 22.44 MB
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Surveys the various painting tools and materials, provides step-by-step instruction in the basic methods of painting, and discusses the use of color and composition in painting
Category: Art

Step By Step Graphics

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ISBN : UOM:39015048212545
Genre : Computer graphics
File Size : 38.79 MB
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Category: Computer graphics

Gpu Pro 5

Author : Wolfgang Engel
ISBN : 9781482208641
Genre : Computers
File Size : 57.32 MB
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In GPU Pro5: Advanced Rendering Techniques, section editors Wolfgang Engel, Christopher Oat, Carsten Dachsbacher, Michal Valient, Wessam Bahnassi, and Marius Bjorge have once again assembled a high-quality collection of cutting-edge techniques for advanced graphics processing unit (GPU) programming. Divided into six sections, the book covers rendering, lighting, effects in image space, mobile devices, 3D engine design, and compute. It explores rasterization of liquids, ray tracing of art assets that would otherwise be used in a rasterized engine, physically based area lights, volumetric light effects, screen-space grass, the usage of quaternions, and a quadtree implementation on the GPU. It also addresses the latest developments in deferred lighting on mobile devices, OpenCL optimizations for mobile devices, morph targets, and tiled deferred blending methods. In color throughout, GPU Pro5 is the only book that incorporates contributions from more than 50 experts who cover the latest developments in graphics programming for games and movies. It presents ready-to-use ideas and procedures that can help solve many of your daily graphics programming challenges. Example programs with source code are provided on the book’s CRC Press web page.
Category: Computers

Pro Techniques Of Studio Photography

Author : Jerry Fruchtman
ISBN : PSU:000012944187
Genre : Advertising photography.
File Size : 74.67 MB
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Tells how to set up a studio, discusses cameras, lenses, lights, equipment, films, and composition, and shows a variety of advertising photographs
Category: Advertising photography.

Presentation Techniques

Author : Dick Powell
ISBN : UVA:X001206455
Genre : Artists' materials
File Size : 88.95 MB
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Category: Artists' materials

Recipes For Surfaces

Author : Mindy Drucker
ISBN : 9780671682491
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 41.97 MB
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Recipes for Surfaces is a one-of-a-kind handbook that enables you to master decorative painting techniques for walls, floors, ceilings, and furniture as simply as you would use a cookbook: Just follow the recipes. This easy guide will show you how to create a variety of exciting surface effects for your entire home using the basic methods so popular today -- sponging, ragging, stippling, color washing, spattering, dragging, stenciling, marbling, and wood graining. The straightforward format of Recipes for Surfaces gives you the tools to transform any aspect of your home with paint. More affordable than wallpaper, more personalized than solid-colored opaque paint, these painting techniques -- once the closely guarded secrets of painting professionals -- are not limited to walls, ceilings, or floors, but can be used on moldings, doors, and furniture as well -- as accents or to try out effects on smaller subjects. With Recipes for Surfaces as your guide, you can achieve professional and customized effects yourself -- with a lot of fun and no hassle. What makes this book so special and so different from many home decorating books is that -- like making a meal with your favorite recipes -- it allows, and in fact encourages, you to create a completely personal look that suits your own space, style, and budget. And, as your skill and confidence grow, Recipes for Surfaces will show you how to move beyond the basics with exciting and unique variations. Recipes for Surfaces is organized for practical use, with clear concise explanations and full-color illustrations. Part One gives background and specific information on color, paint, and preparation, including advice on stocking up on the right paints and brushes, how to ready surfaces for painting, and how to store paints once you've finished. Helpful color charts supplement the discussion of how to mix and match colors for your taste and needs. The second part of the book illustrates many painting techniques. Each of over 40 recipes can be followed independently and is rated accorded to difficulty from easy to more complex. The recipe itself includes a list of paints and other materials needed, tips on surfaces best suited to the technique, and painting advice -- all in a simple-to-read chart right on the page. Detailed step-by-step instructions outline each method and its variations with full-color photographs. As you master a fundamental recipe -- such as sponging on -- you can create many different looks, trying different colors and patterns with the same technique or combining various techniques to suit your needs. The clearest, most concise guide of its kind, Recipes for Surfaces gives you the confidence and ability to create the painted interior that's right for you.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Art Of Drawing Manga Comic Book Characters

Author : Bob Berry
ISBN : 9781600583391
Genre : Art
File Size : 66.20 MB
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Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing and digitally illustrating twenty-one manga and comic book character projects, and includes additional advice, tips, and tricks for developing and rendering manga and comic book characters.
Category: Art

Photography Techniques Digital Field Guide 3 Book Set

Author : Alan Hess
ISBN : 9781118271957
Genre : Photography
File Size : 90.92 MB
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Three Digital Field Guides in one information-packed e-book bundle Digital photographers are always looking for information on the fundamentals--composition, exposure, and lighting--and often they turn to Digital Field Guides. Now you can get the popular Composition Digital Field Guide, Exposure Digital Field Guide, and Lighting Digital Field Guide in this handy, three-in-one, e-book bundle. It includes every bit of the essential information, useful tips, and savvy techniques you love from the printed books, but in an e-book format. From setting a mood with lighting; to mixing ISO, aperture, and shutter speed to optimize exposure; to composing shots that will compel and fascinate viewers, it's all here, in an electronic format you can pull up easily on your tablet, Kindle, or Nook. Includes three popular photography guides, Composition Digital Field Guide, Exposure Digital Field Guide, and Lighting Digital Field Guide, in one e-book set Shows you when, where, and how to create and capture perfect light, every time Walks you through the complex techniques of good exposure, helping hobbyists grow into serious photographers Helps you combine and place elements in a frame and compose compelling photos Combining digital photography and e-books, the best in today's technology, Photography Techniques Digital Field Guide 3-Book Set is your e-ticket to producing better photos.
Category: Photography

You Can Draw Comic Book Characters

Author : Spencer Brinkerhoff III
ISBN : 9781633228672
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 37.99 MB
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Learn to draw comic book characters with fun and easy, step-by-step drawing projects, and then design your own superheroes and villains. Are you an aspiring cartoonist or comic book artist? Then You Can Draw Comic Book Characters is just for you! Following the simple step-by-step projects in this fun and exciting book, beginning artists—both the young and the young at heart—will learn to draw a range of cute and original heroic and villainous comic characters, each with their own background story and superpower! Tips, techniques, and easy-to-understand instructions for drawing faces, hair, costumes, and poses will help you create your own unique characters in no time. You’ll not only learn how to design characters from scratch, but you’ll also discover how to add dialog and tell a story using panels. The book opens with helpful sections on tools and materials, essential drawing techniques, and color. This information ensures that you know the basics before getting started on the step-by-step projects that follow. Get to know and draw more than 25 fun characters, including: Jinx Tagget, whose discovery of the Star Stone allows her to control gravity with energy pulses from her hands (and therefore fly!) Tazu the Terror, whose greatest power is not his magical staff, but his ability to accurately predict the actions of his foes Monsclara, a powerful but clumsy alien race from the planet Marumei Battle Model KR-E2, fully sentient robots that want to wake up other KR robots Alleyne, the smallest person from a planet full of giants, who accidentally ended up on Earth after being zapped through a warp tunnel Cordy Seacliff, child genius, who created a jet-pack inspired by the old sci-fi movies he loves Babsti, professor and expert Egyptologist who discovered the secrets the cat goddess Bastet, whose powers she is now able to yield The Vortexer, an anti-hero consumed by jealousy who wears a technologically enhanced super suit with wrist-mounted vortex cannons And many more! Throughout the book, in between the drawing projects, are closer looks at how to create a complete comic book, including developing interesting heroes and villains, writing a story, adding dialog, and using panels. And included at the end of the book are templates to scan or photocopy and practice on over and over again. Drawing a character standing, running, flying, or zapping is easy with the included tips, techniques, and templates. Cleverly written and beautifully illustrated by professional artist Spencer Brinkerhoff III, You Can Draw Comic Book Characters is the perfect introduction to comic book character illustration for cartoon artists-in-training!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Creative Foundations

Author : Vicki Boutin
ISBN : 1440311870
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Yes, You CAN Do It! Internationally recognized artist and teacher Vicki Boutin takes the all mystery out of those scrapbook and mixed-media techniques you thought you could never do! She'll be with you every step of the way as you learn to paint, stamp, emboss and burnish your way to creating beautiful, unique and individual art. In Creative Foundations you'll find: 40 step-by-step demonstrations for easy, fun, messy, funky, innovative and customizable techniques for creating backgrounds, textures, supplements and embellishments. 40 finished single-technique pieces of art and an additional 16 gallery pieces created by Vicki using a "recipe" of two to five separate techniques layered together. 24 more exciting and inspiring gallery pieces created by powerhouse contributors, including Rhonna Farrer, Wendy Vecchi, Kelly Purkey and others. So gather your arts and crafts supplies, choose your inspiration and get down to it! Whether you're making scrapbook pages, cards, wall art, décor or something else entirely, with these Creative Foundations, you'll find that the possibilities are endless.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Origami Activities

Author : Michael G. LaFosse
ISBN : 9781462905232
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Fold classic origami projects and learn about Asian culture with this easy origami book. Origami, the Japanese art of folding paper, is not just a great crafts activity—it's an exciting way to expand the imagination. Children will have hours of fun with this beginner origami paper craft book. Renowned origami artist and author Michael LaFosse designed Origami Actives to introduce them to the exciting world of paper folding. What makes this origami book original is that each paper project explores a distinct aspect of East Asian culture and includes an explanation of the cultural context for each project. The designs are very simple and are great for beginning origami folders. They can be considered origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami. This origami book contains: 64 page, full-color origami book Easy, step-by-step instructions Origami techniques and folding tips 15 fun and easy designs Cultural background and explanations of projects Once you've folded your own origami, you can use them to create one-of-a-kind origami scenes. Origami projects include: Lotus Flower Japanese Fan Chopstick Wrapper Dollar-Bill Dragon Chinese Zodiac Traditional Crane Japanese Daruma Doll And many more…
Category: Crafts & Hobbies