New Adult Non-Fiction 700’s

June 17, 2011

June 17, 2011
Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
 
Cartooning: Philosophy and Practice
Brunetti, Ivan
Noted cartoonist and illustrator Brunetti presents 15 distinct lessons on the art of cartooning, guiding his readers through wittily written passages on cartooning terminology, techniques, tools, and theory.
 
David Bowie: Starman
Trynka, Paul
Trynka illuminates Bowie’s seemingly contradictory life and his many re-inventions as an artist, offering more than 300 new interviews with everyone from classmates to managers to lovers. He reveals Bowie’s broad influence on the entertainment world.
 
Halo: The Essential Visual Guide
Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)
Explore the locations, characters, creatures, vehicles, and weapons of the bestselling video game Halo in this all-encompassing essential guide.
 
Krazy & Ignatz 1919-1921: A Kind, Benevolent and Amiable Brick
Herriman, George / Blackbeard, Bill (EDT) / Callahan, Bob (INT)
Collects the strips from years 1919 to 1921, including an essay detailing the comic’s ascent to a full feature and a look at George Herriman’s early days as a journalist and illustrator.
 
The Mammoth Book of Mixed Martial Arts
Whitehead, Lee (EDT)
The breathtaking, heart-pounding world of extreme fighting is detailed page by page in this selection of exceptional photographs. The full-color photographs include action shots, the audience, the setting, and close-ups of equipment and faces: a true behind-the-scenes look.
 
Mastering Sketching: A Complete Course in 40 Lessons
Martin, Judy
Mastering Sketching” offers 40 carefully planned lessons complete with projects devised to help artists put theory into practice. Judy Martin guides you along the path of becoming a comfortable sketch artist with exercises to help you get started and to progress through various sketching materials and subjects. Filled with encouraging examples, along with practical and easy-to-follow advice and demonstrations from leading artists, you will be inspired to practice your sketching.
 
The New Complete Guide to Night and Low-light Digital Photography
Frost, Lee
completely revised update of a best-selling guide to indoor and outdoor low-light digital photography explains how to achieve high-quality results in low-light situations, outlining specific techniques for everything from ISO capabilities to image-editing software.
 
The Pacific Crest Trail: A Long Distance Footpath Through California, Orgon and Washington
Johnson, Brian
The 2700-mile Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail runs from Mexico to Canada through the mountains of three American states. Purpose built exclusively for backpackers and horse-riders it visits spectacular scenery, usually under clear and sunny skies.
 
Super-cute Chibis to Draw and Paint
Zhou, Joanna
Outlines the fundamental steps for drawing diminutive Anime-style chibis, explaining how to copy, scan or trace basic characteristics while mastering related visual techniques to create personalized designs.
 
Supergods: What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville Can Teach Us About Being Human
Morrison, Grant
A forefront graphic novelist whose credits include Batman: Arkham Asylum and The Invisibles presents a cultural exploration of the superhero in America that offers insight into the historical and creative aspects of the superhero phenomenon.
 
Compiled by Darren Nelson
Posted by Jenifer Brown

 

 
 
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