Moviemakers' Master Class

Private Lessons from the World's Foremost Directors

Author: Laurent Tirard

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780571211029

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 215

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Features interviews with twenty of the world's top film directors to reveal techniques, approaches, and visions, in a volume that includes discussions with such filmmakers as Martin Scorsese, Lars Von Trier, Bernardo Bertolucci, Laurent Tirard, Woody Allen, Tim Burton, and John Woo. Original.
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Crochet Master Class

Author: Jean Leinhauser,Rita Weiss

Publisher: Potter Craft

ISBN: 030796552X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

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Crochet Master Class presents 18 crochet techniques taught by some of the world’s best crochet designers and instructors. Each chapter focuses on a different technique, inviting you to dip in, experiment, and then apply your newfound skills to create a custom piece designed by these crochet luminaries. You’ll learn Hairpin Lace from Stitch Diva Jennifer Hansen, discover the intricate color work of tapestry crochet from Carol Ventura, and explore free-form crochet with renowned fiber artist Prudence Mapstone. Filled with expert instruction, inspiring stories, and projects created exclusively for this book, Crochet Master Class is your guide to the incredible range of crochet possibilities. Techniques include: Filet Crochet • Hairpin Lace • Tapestry Crochet • Aran Crochet • Entrelac Crochet • Fashion Crochet • Tunisian Crochet • Woven Crochet • Double-Ended Crochet • Tassels • Bullion Stitch • Overlay Crochet • Bead Crochet • Bruges Crochet • Painted Crochet • Free-Form Crochet • Irish Crochet • Wire Crochet From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Jazz Tutor

Author: HAL LEONARD

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780793555888

Category:

Page: 86

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A Master Class

Sensational Recipes from the Chefs of the New England Culinary Institute and Ellen Michaud

Author: New England Culinary Institute,Ellen Michaud

Publisher: UPNE

ISBN: 9781584656807

Category: Cooking

Page: 274

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The more than two hundred recipes in this cookbook, created by the chefs of the New England Culinary Institute, have been converted for home use and include suggestions for finishing touches, presentation, wine or beverage pairings, and chef's notes.
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Master Class

Teaching Advice for Journalism and Mass Communication Instructors

Author: The AEJMC Elected Standing Committee on Teaching

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1538100541

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 172

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In Master Class: Teaching Advice for Journalism and Mass Communication Instructors, members of the AEJMC Elected Standing Committee on Teaching take readers behind the scenes to explain the teaching strategies, preparation tips, exercises, and project ideas that have, in many cases, earned them university and national teaching awards. It is designed to benefit everyone from instructors-in-training who are about to teach their first class to more experienced professors who are looking for ways to freshen their approach in the classroom. A companion website with additional resources can be found at http://www.aejmc.org/home/resources/teaching-help/.
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Garden Masterclass

Author: John Brookes

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780789483829

Category: Gardening

Page: 352

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Drawn from forty years of experience, an authoritative guide to garden design, filled with lively text, magnificent full-color photographs, and annotated sketches, shows how to transform any garden into a creative masterpiece.
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Bonsai Master Class

Author: Craig Coussins

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 1402735472

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

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Join the contemporary artists around the world who are refining and developing the ancient art of bonsai. Find out about state-of-the-art tools invented by Ken Moore. See how Rob Clausen uses latex and fiberglass to create dramatic groupings of trees on a rock base. Explore the breakthrough methods of Singapore’s bonsai masters, with inspiring examples of the results. Covering both basic and advanced techniques and illustrated with step-by-step photographs taken over months, Bonsai Master Class is designed to guide the reader on an artistic journey. It provides expert tips throughout on buying bonsai, seasonal care, horticultural requirements for different climates, and distinctive ways to display the results.
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The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published

How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . Successfully

Author: Arielle Eckstut,David Henry Sterry

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 0761163980

Category: Reference

Page: 544

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Now updated for 2015! The best, most comprehensive guide for writers is now revised and updated, with new sections on ebooks, self-publishing, crowd-funding through Kickstarter, blogging, increasing visibility via online marketing, micropublishing, the power of social media and author websites, and more—making The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published more vital than ever for anyone who wants to mine that great idea and turn it into a successfully published book. Written by experts with twenty-five books between them as well as many years’ experience as a literary agent (Eckstut) and a book doctor (Sterry), this nuts-and-bolts guide demystifies every step of the publishing process: how to come up with a blockbuster title, create a selling proposal, find the right agent, understand a book contract, and develop marketing and publicity savvy. Includes interviews with hundreds of publishing insiders and authors, including Seth Godin, Neil Gaiman, Amy Bloom, Margaret Atwood, Leonard Lopate, plus agents, editors, and booksellers; sidebars featuring real-life publishing success stories; sample proposals, query letters, and an entirely updated resources and publishers directory.
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Interior Design Master Class

100 Lessons from America's Finest Designers on the Art of Decoration

Author: Carl Dellatore

Publisher: Rizzoli Publications

ISBN: 0847848906

Category:

Page: 352

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"Features one hundred essays by America's top designers--from established design legends to members of the new guard--that explore in detail the process of designing a home, from the fundamentals to the finishing touches"--Amazon.com.
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Master Class: Living Longer, Stronger, and Happier

Author: Peter Spiers

Publisher: Center Street

ISBN: 1455510432

Category: Self-Help

Page: 336

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They can be seen in communities throughout the country-- those amazingly hale, hearty, and happy older folks who are having fun, have a million friends, are sharp as tacks, and look like they'll live forever. Their secret-- revealed and explained in MASTER CLASS-- is an active lifestyle that blends moving, thinking, socializing and creating. Through inspirational stories from active seniors, supported by the latest research in the fields of psychology and neuro-science, MASTER CLASS shows how to build an enriching lifestyle on the foundation of favorite activities. Author Peter Spiers, Senior Vice President of Road Scholar, the top-notch life-long learning organization, provides easy-to-follow charts that allow readers to break out of their daily routines into Moving/Thinking/Socializing/Creating. By filling the gaps with a selection from 25 "Master Activities," such as learning a musical instrument, playing tennis, volunteering and more, they'll create a happy, holistic, brain-healthy lifestyle that's rich and meaningful.
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Master Class

Scenes from a Fiction Workshop

Author: Paul West

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 259

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The novelist and author re-creates his last writing seminar in which fifteen students reflect on the art of writing great fiction as they discuss one another's work and share their insights into the creative writing process.
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Robert Jones' Makeup Masterclass

A Complete Course in Makeup for All Levels, Beginner to Advanced

Author: Robert Jones

Publisher: Fair Winds Press

ISBN: 1631595415

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 288

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Robert Jones’ Makeup Masterclass is a comprehensive guide to makeup that is organized from beginner to pro. You can start at your skill level and learn! This all inclusive guide to the makeup brush is a full beauty education for women (and men!) of all ages and skill levels. Robert Jones' Makeup Masterclass features lessons for people of all skill levels; from the “makeup-challenged” to those who are ready to take their skills to the professional level. This guide book includes: Step-by-step photos to build your makeup repertoire and maximize natural beauty at any age Techniques to highlight your best traits and build your confidence as a makeup artist Before-and-after photos to help you achieve looks for any skin tone Basic products and tools you should have in your makeup drawer Extensive product information to help you make smart purchases Tips for organizing your makeup—know what to keep and what to toss Secrets about product shelf-life and makeup ingredients you should know before buying Tips and tricks to help you achieve your desired effect, shape your face, and find quick fixes for problem areas (dark circles, age spots, thin lips, uneven skin tone, and more) Helpful Q&As in every chapter Quick-reference index Robert Jones’ Makeup Masterclass is about more than dramatic transformations. It’s for honing makeup artistry and building confidence for a beautiful result.
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Digital Photography Masterclass

Author: Tom Ang

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 146542119X

Category: Photography

Page: 360

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Join Tom Ang's masterclass for a one-on-one guide to every aspect of digital photography. You'll improve your skills, develop your eye and learn to take control of your camera in Digital Photography Masterclass. Learn to be a better photographer; find out how to imagine the results you want before achieving them. Discover how to master the complexities of lighting, composition and timing. Enhance your pictures with image manipulation, then start to specialise in what interests you; from sport to portrait, following Tom's tips on taking genre photos.
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The PR Masterclass

How to develop a public relations strategy that works!

Author: Alex Singleton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118756207

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

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The PR Masterclass is written by former newspaper, magazine and digital journalist Alex Singleton, who is now a prominent PR trainer and consultant. It reveals the secrets of effective PR and shows how to put in place a practical, reliable and successful media strategy for your product, business or activity – one that delivers the greatest results. Through the book, you get to discover how to develop and pitch effective newsworthy material, regardless of your budget. The PR Masterclass is aimed at PR professionals as well as small business owners and entrepreneurs implementing a PR strategy. "PR can do more for your money than any other marketing tool. But very few people understand how to use it. Alex does because he has been at the receiving end. So will you if you read this remarkably practical book." —Drayton Bird, author, Commonsense Direct and Digital Marketing "The lessons contained within The PR Masterclass should be plastered over the walls of organisations seeking to utilise the media effectively for their campaigns. This book is a must-have reference point." —Ryan Bourne, CityAM columnist and Head of Economic Research, Centre for Policy Studies "This is an important book about public relations and how the media is changing. Singleton is a straight-talking journalist-turned-practitioner who pulls no punches. He calls on the industry to grow up and adopt the rigour of a professional discipline. It's a call to action that I wholly heartedly support. You should read The PR Masterclass if you're new to public relations or work in the profession and want to continue doing so." —Stephen Waddington, European director, Ketchum, and 2014 President of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) "Provides all you need to know about securing press coverage." —Fraser Seitel, O'Dwyer's PR magazine "Every page is packed with insight and practical advice." —Steve Harrison, co-founder, Harrison Troughton Wunderman "Written in a no-nonsense style, every chapter contains a mine of information about the subject. What's more, it's clear that Alex knows the business inside out. This is the kind of book you need to have close at hand. Do what it says, and you'll be miles ahead with your PR." —James Hammond, brand consultant "Alex Singleton's book on public relations strategy is an excellent practical guide to the real world of PR." —Ray Hiebert, Editor, Public Relations Review
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Master Class

Author: Terrence McNally

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

ISBN: 9780822215219

Category: Drama

Page: 51

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THE STORY: Maria Callas is teaching a master class in front of an audience (us). She's glamorous, commanding, larger than life--and drop-dead funny. An accompanist sits at the piano. Callas' first victim is Sophie, a ridiculous, overly-perky sopra
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Masterclass

Professional Studio Photography

Author: Dennis Savini

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781937538071

Category: PHOTOGRAPHY

Page: 240

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This book provides a comprehensive workshop on studio photography aimed at aspiring professionals. Richly illustrated, it covers an array of photographic subjects including still life, industry, technology, food, jewelry, portraiture, and more. The first part of the book focuses on concepts of studio planning, lighting, perspective, and camera and lens choices. The workshops that follow include 50 full-page photographic masterpieces, each with a detailed description of how the image was created. Author Dennis Savini walks the reader through all of the steps that led to each of his magnificent studio shots as he describes and illustrates the camera and equipment specs, studio design and setup, lighting, and post-processing. All of this information is communicated in a clear and simple manner and includes example images, diagrams of studio setups and lighting arrangements, and computer screenshots. Savini reveals the tips, tricks, and secrets he has learned throughout his many years as a professional photographer and teacher.
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Underwater Photography Masterclass

Author: Alexander Mustard

Publisher: Ammonite Press

ISBN: 9781781452226

Category: Underwater photography

Page: 192

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There is an astonishing world just waiting to be photographed underwater. With marine biologist Dr Alexander Mustard as your guide you can learn all you need to know to explore the amazing creatures and landscapes that lie beneath the surface. From information about diving equipment and cameras, to crucial advice on understanding and controlling light underwater, this book provides all the background you need before you take the plunge. Topics covered include wide-angle light, macro lighting, ambient light and macro techniques
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Blender Master Class

A Hands-On Guide to Modeling, Sculpting, Materials, and Rendering

Author: Ben Simonds

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593275102

Category: Computers

Page: 288

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Blender is a powerful and free 3D graphics tool used by artists and designers worldwide. But even experienced designers can find it challenging to turn an idea into a polished piece. For those who have struggled to create professional-quality projects in Blender, author Ben Simonds offers this peek inside his studio. You’ll learn how to create 3D models as you explore the creative process that he uses to model three example projects: a muscular bat creature, a futuristic robotic spider, and ancient temple ruins. Along the way, you’ll master the Blender interface and learn how to create and refine your own models. You’ll also learn how to: –Work with reference and concept art in Blender and GIMP to make starting projects easier –Block in models with simple geometry and build up more complex forms –Use Blender’s powerful sculpting brushes to create detailed organic models –Paint textures with Blender and GIMP and map them onto your 3D artwork –Light, render, and composite your models to create striking images Each chapter walks you through a piece of the modeling process and offers detailed explanations of the tools and concepts used. Filled with full-color artwork and real-world tips, Blender Master Class gives you the foundation you need to create your own stunning masterpieces. DVD includes files for each project in the book, as well as extra textures, brushes, and other resources. Covers Blender 2.6x
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Decorating Master Class

The Cullman & Kravis Way

Author: Elissa Cullman,Tracey Pruzan

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9780810993907

Category: Architecture

Page: 224

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This comprehensive, hands-on guide to interior design from Cullman & Kravis, a prominent New York decorating firm, offers a broad spectrum of solutions for integrating architecture, art, and antiques into living spaces that are comfortable, functional, and stylish. As Ellie Cullman writes reassuringly in her introduction: "If the very thought of decorating your home sends you into a tailspin, you can relax. Creating a beautiful, comfortable environment is not a simple process, but it need not be an overwhelming experience." In this generously illustrated handbook, Mrs. Cullman and her colleague and co-author Tracey Pruzan share the basic principles followed by Cullman & Kravis when they work with clients, whether they are renovating an existing house or building a new one. The authors clearly demonstrate that decorating a home is a rational process that can be followed by anyone willing to learn. Step by step, they answer the questions and solve the problems associated with every type of project, illustrating the explanations with case studies of actual designs, hundreds of tips, and full-color photographs of completed rooms and details of wall surfaces, rugs, and textiles.
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Strasbourg Master Class on Geometry

Author: Athanase Papadopoulos

Publisher: European Mathematical Society

ISBN: 9783037191057

Category: Mathematics

Page: 454

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The text is addressed to students and mathematicians who wish to learn the subject. It can also be used as a reference book and as a textbook for short courses on geometry.
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