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A little book Discovering Corn dollies

Advantages: size patterns
Disadvantages: none

Recently I harvested some long straw wheat, (I have a friendly source for this) Long straw wheat is the type used for thatching. I learnt to make corn dollies many years ago. One of the books which I bought back then to help me get patterns instructions ...

mumsymary 05.10.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Discovering Corn Dollies - M. Lambeth

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The stuff wet dreams are made of .......

Advantages: Stunning pictures
Disadvantages: "perfect bodies"

...Flicking through my all time favourite non-fiction book, Mirage by Boris Vallejo, and considering how I might write a review of it, started me thinking, pondering the meaning of art. To me, art is anything that stirs the senses and fires the emotions. ...

steffiw 10.08.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Mirage - Boris Vallejo

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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 ...

cs.hari 18.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Art Book - Phaidon

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Handy Mini art book for the frst time art student

Advantages: Pocket sized
Disadvantages: Does not contain all the art references you might need

As an artist I recommend that this book is ideal for first year art students for quick easy research ideas for those projects and 1000 word essays you get!!! I didn't know a lot about art or artists when I became a student so this book opened my eyes and ...

zebedee2006 18.09.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Art Book - Phaidon

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The history of art in your pocket

Advantages: Informative, concise, neat images
Disadvantages: Small print

Phaidon Press' compact 'The Art Book' is an easy to use and informative guide to 500 influential artists, from medieval to modern times. It is ordered alphabetically with each artist getting a single page, featuring a comment(about 170 words) and a colour ...

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Review of The Art Book - Phaidon

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