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by David Balzer

"Now that we ‘curate’ even lunch, what happens to the role of the connoisseur in contemporary culture?

‘Curate’ is now a buzzword applied to everything from music festivals to artisanal cheese. Inside...

The illustrator's survival guide - 2nd Edition

by Amélia Giroux-Gagné & Nicolas Trost

The illustrator?s survival guide - 2nd edition ?Since its inception in 1983, Illustration Québec (Québec Association of Illustrators) has developed numerous promotional tools for illustrators. It has also...

I Just Like to Make Things

by Lilla Rogers

Gain a wealth of information, inspiration, and know-how on moving your artistic career forward from one of the most successful illustration agents in the industry!

I Just Like to Make Things is a dazzling,...

The Preamble as Policy

by Robert Irons & Jim Twombly

In The Preamble as Policy: A Guidebook to Governance and Civic Duty the authors show that the Preamble to the Constitution is more than an introduction to the document; it sets the tone for the rest of the document...

Make Your Art No Matter What

by Beth Pickens

The Artist's Way for the 21st century—from esteemed creative counselor Beth Pickens.

If you are an artist, you need to make your art. That's not an overstatement—it's a fact; if you stop doing your creative...

Media and the Coming Out of Gay Male Athletes in American Team Sports

by Andrew Billings & Leigh Moscowitz

Never before have we lived in a time in which sport and gay identity are more visible, discussed, debated?and even celebrated. However, in an era in which the sports closet is heralded as the last remaining...

Thinking. The Heart of the Media

by Jacek Dabala

In a unique, and at times highly polemical way, the author demonstrates how the media generally influences thinking and what kind of content they put into peoples? heads. He aims to encourage a better understanding...

Perception of Physicians

by Eda Yilmaz AlarÇIN

A Papa Smurf or Superman...Spring or winter?Woman or man?Circle or triangle?All of the people have definitely received treatment from a physician. All right then, how are the physicians perceived? Or how do...

Lessons from the East

by Stankomir Nicieja

This book analyses representations of East Asia, mainly China and Japan, in selected Anglophone novels and films. Starting with the earliest texts and accounts, the first two chapters explore wider historical...

Breakfast at Sotheby's

by Philip Hook

Two questions are key to experiencing a work of art in a museum or exhibition: 1.) Do I like it? 2.) Who's it by? You need quite a few more questions if you're in an auction room or dealer's gallery, however....

The Entrepreneurial Artist

by Aaron P. Dworkin

In The Entrepreneurial Artist: Lessons from Highly Successful Creatives, Aaron Dworkin offers an engaging, practical guide to achieving artistic fulfillment, both personally and professionally. Based on the...

How to Build Your Creative Career

by Russell Nohelty

Are you sick of barely scraping by as a creative? 

How long have you been trying to build your career? How many hours have you spent banging your head against a wall? How much money have you sunk into ads and...

No More Starving Artists

by John Paul Fischbach

Your art is great: it's your business skills that suck!

Being an artist in business doesn't have to be so hard. No More Starving Artists is written by an artist for artists in language that de-mystifies business...

Crock Pot Recipes Cookbook

by Ashley Peterson

Inside this crock pot slow cooker cookbook, you will find 100+ easy to make, healthy and delicious dump meal recipes. These dump meal recipes will help save your time, energy and avail you the opportunity to...

What Every Entrepreneur Ought to Know About Business & Banking

by Lim Guan Chye

Aims to target would-be, new, or already business owners about business and banking based on the Sun Tzu Art of War. Part 1Know Yourself, Know your Business. Part 2Know your Environment, Adapt to the changes....

Frugal Art: Creating Beautiful Art On A Budget For Home

by Dorothy James

Thinking about creating your own art at home? Don't want to purchase art pieces that don't connect with who you are as a person and what you want your home to look like?

Dorothy James points out some of the best...

Narrative Design

by Giulia Cordin

Designers are usually considered as problem solvers: but what if, instead of solving problems, they pose them? The author opens a discussion on the role and the emerging strategies of designers in today?s society....

Staging Memory

by Stefania Del Monte

Memory in postcolonial Italy and Libya has been used, reinterpreted and staged by political powers and the media. This book investigates the roots of myth, colonial amnesia and censorship in postwar Italy, as...

Metaphoricity of Conventionalized Diegetic Images in Comics

by Michal Szawerna

This book offers a cognitive-semiotic approach to metaphoricity of visual representations in static visual narratives referred to as comics. It implements this approach in an exploration of conventionalized...

Private and Public on Social Network Sites

by Jingwei Wu

This book explores the boundary between «the private» and «the public» on Social Network Sites based on the sociability framework. The author analyses the roles of social norms and influences, benefits,...