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'Bead me up, Scotty'! :~)

Advantages: 300 tips and techniques helping the crafter save money, time and energy!
Disadvantages: None for me, I just need to work on talent for this craft! :~D

~*~The Product ~ 'Bead-a-holic'!~*~ This comprehensive paperback is 160 pages in length and published by Search Press Ltd {15 Sep 2009. The book is produced with hand-able dimensions of 18.8 x 24.4 cm. ~*~The Author ~ 'Above and Bead On'~*~ ...

Deesrev 23.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Compendium of Beading Techniques - Jean Power

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Galleries, great paintings and fashion statements

Advantages: Superb coverage of the field and all its aspects in one small volume
Disadvantages: Being really picky, a few artists omitted who might have been included

We will never run short of well-illustrated and informative general books on art. But in a crowded field, this compact, handy and comprehensive volume will take some beating. The book The 30 or so preliminary pages are taken up with a section on ...

JOHNV 12.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Art - Robert Cumming

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GLAUCOMA

Advantages: EXCELLENT PICTURES WITH GREAT SUBJECTS
Disadvantages: SOME PICTURES APPEAR BLURRED ( JUST HOW IGNORANT CAN ONE GET)

IT SEEMS VERY STRANGE TO ME THAT PEOPLE WHO CRITISISE ARTISTS ONLY CRITISISE THEIR PAINTINGS WITHOUT ACTUALLY LOOKING INTO THE ARTISTS THEMSELVES. HAVING RECENTLY HEARD ONE CRITIC STATE THAT MONET'S PICTURES SEEM BLURRED...I WAS AMAZED. DO PEOPLE NO ...

JHPRUSHTON 22.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Monet: The Ultimate Impressionist - Sylvie Patin

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Let Taschen Take You to India

Advantages: Visually stunning with plenty of variety
Disadvantages: Very little text - not a book from which to 'learn'

If you’ve ever bought a book and been disappointed that there weren’t enough pictures, then the Taschen ‘Icons’ range is probably just what you want. I have a couple of these books –‘Indian Style’ which I’ll review today and ‘Eccentric Style’ which I’l ...

koshkha 07.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Indian Style - Angelika Taschen

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Lovely Book To Dip Into Time And Again

Advantages: Full of info, great looking, glossy
Disadvantages: none at all

...This Dorling Kindersley hardback craft title is an absolutely exquisite book for anyone interested in papier mache. It is the type of book you pick up over and over again as the papier mache art featured is delightful and definitely something to strive t ...

gailmill 19.08.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Papier Mache - Miranda Innes

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