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Windows of Imagination

Advantages: Beautiful reproductions of amazing stained glass
Disadvantages: None

Some time ago I was given a huge hard-backed copy of Edgar Allan Poe's "Tales of Mystery and Imagination" with each story illustrated by beautifully intricate black and white drawings. Both enchanting and grotesque - like Poe's stories themselves - the pi ...

spanielize 14.05.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Strangest Genius - Lucy Costigan

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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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For the artist in you!

Advantages: Easy to read, beautifully illustrated, packed with information
Disadvantages: None!

Usborne Publishing is the UK's leading independent publishing company, and have recently been named Children's Publisher of the Year 2012. Now, I know that in theory, The Usborne Introduction to Art is a children's information book. But after thumbing thr ...

inkyscribbles 11.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Usborne Introduction to Art - Rosie Dickins

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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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From Mona Lisa to the Café Royal in London

Advantages: Mini Art Gallery in our own home
Disadvantages: Mini Art Gallery = small size pictures

...*************************** ME AND THIS BOOK *************************** Based on my experience, this book is very helpful to me as a kind of first reference to the most well-known works of some certain artists. Anyway, in several cases the works of ...

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Review of The Art Book - Phaidon

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