Название: Tropical Interiors Автор: Elizabeth V. Reyes and A. Chester Ong Издательство: Periplus Editions Год: 2012 Формат: EPUB Размер: 24 Мб Язык: английский / English
The Philippines is home to a new generation of craftsmen, including furniture makers, artists, sculptors, and weavers. They specialize in taking the indigenous materials of the country—pina, abaca, capiz shell, bamboo, rattan, to name a few—and producing contemporary items that would be as at home in a New York loft as on a tropical verandah. Harnessing both Asian- and Latin-inspired style and modern techniques, they produce a cornucopia of fine contemporary furniture and "authentic" furnishing items.
Название: The Colored Pencil Manual: Step-by-Step Instructions and Techniques Автор: Veronica Winters Издательство: Dover Publications Год: 2018 Формат: EPUB Размер: 117 Мб Язык: английский / English
"The Winters book is clearly a great addition to a teaching library on colored pencil. It thoroughly covers what's needed from planning and design to execution as well as technical tips. Beginners on their own should find it very helpful." — Melissa Miller Nece, CPSA, CPX , colored pencil artist and instructor Experienced artists looking to master a new medium will relish this comprehensive guide to using colored pencils by Veronica Winters, author of How to Color Like an Artist. Step-by-step projects with photos and directions illustrate the many details that bring a simple composition to brilliant life, offering readers a comprehensive overview of colored pencil techniques.
Название: Mead: The Libations, Legends, and Lore of History's Oldest Drink Автор: Fred Minnick and Tobias Saul Издательство: Running Press Год: 2018 Формат: EPUB Размер: 40 Мб Язык: английский / English
With fantastical narratives, home-brewing instructions, and original craft cocktail recipes, Mead is the ultimate exploration of the resurgent alcoholic beverage that is nearly as old as time itself. Beloved by figures as diverse as Queen Elizabeth and Thor, the Vikings and the Greek gods, mead is one of history's most storied beverages. But this mixture of fermented honey isn't just a relic of bygone eras -- it's experiencing a cultural renaissance, taking pride of place in trendy cocktail bars and craft breweries across the country. Equal parts quirky historical narrative, DIY manual, and cocktail guide, Mead is a spirited look at the drink that's been with us even longer than wine.
Название: 12 лучших художников Возрождения Автор: Паола Волкова Язык: русский Издательство: АСТ Год: 2018 Страниц: 240 Формат: pdf Размер: 79,3 Мб
Ни один культурный этап не имеет такого прямого отношения к XX веку, как эпоха Возрождения. Искусство этого времени легло в основу знаменитого цикла лекций Паолы Дмитриевны Волковой «Мост над бездной». В книге материалы собраны и структурированы так, что читатель получает полную и всеобъемлющую картину той эпохи.
Название: Yoga Fitness for Men Автор: Dean Pohlman Издательство: DK Publishing Год: 2018 Формат: PDF Размер: 66 Мб Язык: английский / English
Maximize athletic performance, reduce post-workout aches, and help prevent injuries. With 25 yoga workouts, and over 50 key postures, you'll discover how yoga can make you stronger, fitter, and more mobile. Mobility is one of the most important, yet overlooked elements of your fitness, which is why professional athletes are making yoga a regular part of their fitness routines; and GQ, HuffPost, and Men's Health have all advocated yoga for men. Stretching and strengthening with yoga to improve mobility is proven to help you increase your gains in the gym, prevent and relieve aches, and help you beat your competition on the field.
Название: DIY Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner Автор: Betsy Matheson Издательство: Cool Springs Press Год: 2011 Формат: PDF Размер: 38 Мб Язык: английский / English
Build your way to a more self-sufficient lifestyle with step-by-step projects for backup and supplementary utilities--including independent water, heat, and electricity--growing and storing food, raising small livestock, beekeeping, and more. Many of the projects require basic materials available at your everyday home center, but this book also provides valuable DIY resources for solar, hydro, greenhouse, and gardening needs. This book will help you build security with utility backup systems and become more sustainable, resulting in less dependence on city systems for basic needs. Whether you have a city plot or simply pots, this book includes all of the information needed to plan, build, and succeed with greater self-sufficiency.
Название: Coding the Matrix: Linear Algebra through Applications to Computer Science Автор: Philip N. Klein Издательство: Newtonian Press Год: 2013 Формат: PDF Размер: 10 Мб Язык: английский / English
An engaging introduction to vectors and matrices and the algorithms that operate on them, intended for the student who knows how to program. Mathematical concepts and computational problems are motivated by applications in computer science. The reader learns by doing, writing programs to implement the mathematical concepts and using them to carry out tasks and explore the applications. Examples include: error-correcting codes, transformations in graphics, face detection, encryption and secret-sharing, integer factoring, removing perspective from an image, PageRank (Google's ranking algorithm), and cancer detection from cell features.
Название: All-Time Favorite Sheet Cakes & Slab Pies: Easy to Make, Easy to Serve Автор: Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough Издательство: St. Martin's Griffin Год: 2017 Формат: EPUB Размер: 60 Мб Язык: английский / English
Sheet cakes and slab pies have long been a staple at holidays, family reunions, and potlucks everywhere. Now authors Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough are reinventing these American originals with their new book All-Time Favorite Sheet Cakes & Slab Pies. And why not? Slab pies are the perfect flavor trifecta of flaky crust, jammy filling, and crumbly topping, while sheet cakes ensure that every bite of cake has a thick layer of frosting?satisfying even the most voracious sweet-tooth. Best of all, these delightful sweets are simple to make and can serve a crowd with ease.
Название: A Visual Guide to the Universe (Visual Exploration of Science) Автор: Alberto Hernandez Pamplona Издательство: Rosen Young Adult Год: 2017 Формат: EPUB Размер: 114 Мб Язык: английский / English
Introduces the universe, presenting its origins, the various parts and how they work, the Solar System and its parts, the major features of the Earth and the moon, and how people have viewed it over time.