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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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Good for starting actors, my experience was successful using it

Advantages: A wide range of scripts, male and female, and young to old
Disadvantages: there isnt much information given about the play before, so do your own research!

...and we had to do a duologue, i did the wrong thing and not research the plays background but still i managed to get an A because the plays in here are very good ones. I think possibly the best of the best duologues are in here. The on ...

stagedoor123 12.08.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Methuen Book of Duologues for Young Actors - Imogen Stubbs (Preface), Anne Harvey (Editor)

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Mapping it out helped me find my direction!

Advantages: Helps encourage you to use your own ideas
Disadvantages: Would be good if it helped you design layouts for specific events

I’ve always enjoyed and appreciated arts and crafts, but have never really given myself credit for being able to create something beautiful with my own hands. My best friend and her mother-in-law have been into making their own gift tags and greetings car ...

Luvlylana 02.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Scrapbook Page Maps: Sketches for Creative Layouts - Becky Fleck

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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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A painter's long fight for a wife

Advantages: Interesting biography of the painter and his wife
Disadvantages: Only black and white reproductions of the pictures

...At first glance it might seem a little strange, writing a ‘love story’ about somebody who is best known for his art, but Martin Gayford has made it work. This is not a cradle-to-grave biography, and in fact we do not meet John Constable in these pages un ...

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Review of Constable in Love: Love, Landscape, Money and the Making of a Great Painter - Martin Gayford

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