By the time Vivienne Eliot was committed to an asylum for what would be the final nine years of her life, she had been abandoned by her husband T.S. Eliot and shunned by literary London. Yet Vivienne was neither insane nor insignificant. She generously collaborated in her husbands literary efforts, taking dictation, editing his drafts, and writing articles for his magazine, Criterion. Her distinctive voice can be heard in his poetry. And paradoxically, it was the unor his magazine, Criterion. Her distinctive voice can be heard in his poetry. And paradoxically, it was the unhappiness of the Eliots marriage that inspired some of the poets most distinguished work, from The Family Reunion to The Waste Land. This first biography ever written about Vivienne draws on hundreds of previously unpublished papers, journals and letters to portray a spontaneous, loving, but fragile woman who had an important influence on her husbands work, as well as a great poet whose behavior was hampered by psychological and sexual impulses he could not fully acknowledge.Intriguing and provocative, Painted Shadow gracefully rescues Vivienne Eliot from undeserved obscurity, and is indispensable for anyone wishing to understand T.S. Eliot, Vivienne, or the world in which they traveled.… read more
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Infuse your paintings with light and life!Whether you work outdoors or indoors, understanding the effects of light and shadow is key to making your art lifelike and engag…ing. Rather than providing a one-size-fits-all recipe for painting light, this book shows you how to capture the particular ambient qualities of any scene before you, be it a gloriously clear morning, a rainy afternoon, or the joyful dance of sunlight on water.Master pastel artist Maggie Price shares techniques for painting beautiful light, rich shadows and convincing reflections.10 step-by-step demonstrations tackle a diversity of lighting situations, encompassing various weather conditions and times of day.Five contributing artists explore different styles, approaches and subjects, including landscapes, water scenes and people.Concepts are demonstrated with pastel but are applicable to any medium.An illuminating read for beginning and experienced artists alike, this book will help you engage your viewer by achieving that captivating sense of "being there." read more
The mysteries of shadow knitting - a simple technique of alternating rows of dark and light yarn to produce a subtle patterning that appears and disappears depending on t…he angle from which it is viewed - are explored and refined here by a professional... read more
Skill Level: IntermediateThis women’s shawl is made with worsted weight yarn which makes it a fairly quick project and it can be worn in many different ways.This beautifu…l shawl would be perfect for a dressy cover up or as a comforting prayer... read more
A wonderful world of intricate beauty. You'll be captivated by the elegance and grace of these elaborate shadow trapunto quilts-especially once you discover how easy they… are to make! Create the old-world look of tatting or lace with a simple 3-step... read more
The mysteries of shadow knitting - a simple technique of alternating rows of dark and light yarn to produce a subtle patterning that appears and disappears depending on t…he angle from which it is viewed - are explored and refined here by a professional knitwear designer. The basic principles and techniques of shadow knitting are introduced through clear, well-illustrated instructions and are followed by spectacular projects that include winged shawls, squared bags, a matching cap and scarf, vests, sweaters, and Japanese-style kimonos. Each project is accompanied by step-by-step instructions and beautiful photographs. read more
A wonderful world of intricate beauty. You'll be captivated by the elegance and grace of these elaborate shadow trapunto quilts-especially once you discover how easy they… are to make! Create the old-world look of tatting or lace with a simple 3-step technique. Geta provides instructions and patterns for working with whole cloth, pieced, or appliqu backgrounds. A gorgeous gallery of her work is included. 30 remarkable projects include wallhangings, pillows, tablerunners, and postcards. Achieve old-world style with this innovative technique. read more
Throwing Clays Shadows is a 2012 B.R.A.G. MedallionTM HonoreeIf you enjoy TCS, be sure to check out Formed of Clay, a prequel novellaBecause you like your historical nove…ls just a bit dark.It's 1807 on the Scottish Isle of Eigg. Four-year old Maggie believes she has killed her mother by saying bad things and now she won't say a word. She's worried if she says anything else, she'll kill her da too.The trouble is, the consumption that really took her ma, has marked Maggie too. It forces Da to marry Janet so Maggie can have a woman to look after her.It gets harder for her to stay silent, though, because Janet tries to get Maggie to talk. She's not sure she can hold out when this new ma reveals secrets that make her squirm, that make her feel like Da is doing things he shouldn't be.It seems there's more to worry about than a few words. If she can just understand what Ma's ghost is telling her from the corners, Maggie will be able to face her fears and find her voice. The question is: will that voice be enough to bind the family together even against the darkest secrets?THROWING CLAY SHADOWS is a different kind of literary novel that mixes childhood death & grief with hints at psychics and ghosts in a world of 19th century Scotland. If you enjoy all flavors of women's fiction about marriage and family life with a touch of the paranormal, this one might captivate you. read more
Dead ShapeShifters. A missing warlock. And a demon with an ancestral grudge.Marradith Ryder's job as a Sojourner means she is tasked with finding threats of the paranorma…l sort, and stopping them before they cause havoc. Even with Justin and Fiona to help her, things get complicated fast. And as they face one danger, a new one presents itself, threatening Marradith and those she loves.This is the second book in The Marradith Ryder Series, which began with Hunting in Closed Spaces. The series also includes two novellas: The Moon Goddess and Marradith, Darkly. read more
It is 1875, and Count Dracula is President of the United States of America.In the wake of the Civil War, with the country struggling to regain its balance, Dracula seized… power. The Count's thralls assassinated President Lincoln and his entire... read more
Inside the guide: - How to beat every single enemy and conquer the main story campaign. - The easiest ways to win at every single trial. - The location of every collectab…le item in the game! - Every boss fight made easy with our HD videos. - Tips for... read more
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Tole painting refers to decorative floral designs applied to tinware, traditionally on trays, coffeepots, teapots, cups, mugs, canisters, document boxes, and match safes.… In this book, acclaimed painter Pat Oxenford provides guidance on the tools and... read more
Miniatures are not simply small paintings: special techniques are used to achieve their unique glow and luminosity. This book explains how to paint in detail in a small f…ormat with colour and precision. It gives an introduction to the history and... read more
The fine art of painting is as varied as the life from which it springs. Each artist portrays different aspects of the world. A great artist is able to take some aspect o…f life and give it depth and meaning. To do this, an artist will make use of the many devices common to painting. These include composition, color, form, and texture. This engaging and dazzling reference covers the elements and principles of design in painting and the various mediums, forms, imagery, subject matter, and symbolism employed, adopted, or created by the painter. Key artworks are reproduced to clarify concepts. read more
Melinda March is eleven years old when she arrives at Andersen Manor, her familys timeworn estate. The Andersens are an entire family of artistscolorful, inventive, and a… bit odd. Her aunt Lizzy would mentor her for the summer as the latest and greatest up-and-coming artist in a long line of a family of artists. Her summer takes a magical turn when she finds an old painting that comes to life, transporting her to Arcadiana world beyond the paint. She finds a long-lost boy from the Andersens past and meets the people of Alizarin City, where she learns her gifts as a talented artist go far beyond the natural world. read more
With the eerie tolling of the Yasogami High School bells, 18 Persona-users find themselves trapped inside the labyrinth of a strange other-world. There, they meet Zen and… Rei, an odd duo who have lost their memories. As the parties come together to... read more
An expression is so intimate delving into moments as pearls on a necklace. It is suspended into a subliminal environment twisted and carved. With Painted I will take you …into my sleeping abstract. We will engage on a journey seeing the world as I see it CAL read more
Since Dracula's rise to power a shadow has swept across the nation, but nowhere is it darker than in the Deep South. Throughout the plantations, swamps, and cities, rumou…rs abound of grotesque rituals, hooded figures, and bizarre creatures. Most... read more
Trivia-on-Book: Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. MaasTake the challenge and share it with friends and family for a time of fun!You may have read the book, but not have liked …it.You may have liked the book, but not be a fan.You may call yourself a fan, but... read more
Portraits zu malen ist nicht schwer. Mit dieser Anleitung sogar noch einfacher. In 10 Schritten wird darin gezeigt, was man bei der Portraitmalerei berücksichtigen muss. …Anhand von Amy Winehouse als Vorlage beschreibt der Künstler mit einfachen Worten... read more
Portraits zu malen ist nicht schwer. Mit dieser Anleitung sogar noch einfacher. In 10 Schritten wird darin gezeigt, was man bei der Portraitmalerei bercksichtigen muss. A…nhand von Amy Winehouse als Vorlage beschreibt der Knstler mit einfachen Worten wie man die Vorlage auf Leinwand bertrgt, Proportionen festlegt, Hauttne anmischt und harmonische Farbverlufe erzeugt. It's not difficult to paint portraits. It's even easier with the help of these instructions. Divided into 10 steps, it is shown what you need to focus on while painting a portrait. Based on an original image of Amy Winehouse the artist describes in simple terms how to transfer the original on to canvas, determine proportions, mix skin tones and create harmonic colour scales. read more