The Art of Seeing
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|Author||: Freeman Patterson|
|Editor||: Firefly Books Limited|
"How to perceive and photograph subjects using focused awareness and dynamic design. Includes color photographs and instructional guidance."--Provided by publisher.
|Author||: Aldous Huxley,David Bradshaw|
At the age of 16, Huxley was stricken with an eye disease which left him in a state of near-blindness for many years thereafter. In 1939, in a state of exasperation, he began to practise the method of visual re-education evolved by Dr W.H. Bates. Within two months he was reading without spectacles and without eyestrain. An enthusiastic convert, Huxley wrote this book, a homage to the Bates method and a serious challenge to the orthodox medical profession.
|Author||: Paul Zelanski,Mary Pat Fisher|
|Editor||: Pearson College Division|
The Art of Seeing explores traditional and contemporary art and artistic media focusing on art as seen from the artist's point of view. The book introduces students to artistic techniques and introductory aesthetic principles. It provides clear, concise presentation, superb illustrations, and strong emphasis on the elements and media.
|Author||: Freeman Patterson|
In this third edition of Photography and the Art of Seeing, Freeman Patterson reviews principles of composition and visual design and provides techniques and exercises for breaking away from traditional concepts. Aspiring photographers are made aware of the barriers to seeing and learn how to observe, imagine and express in a personal and creative way.
|Author||: Charlotte Zoë Walker|
|Editor||: Syracuse University Press|
A departure from previous Burroughs anthologies, this volume celebrates the surprising range of the writing of John Burroughs-religion, philosophy, literature, conservation, and farming. In doing so, it emphasizes the process of the literary naturalist, specifically the lively connection the author makes between perceiving nature and how perception permeates all aspects of life experiences.
|Author||: Maximos (of Simonopetra),Maximos Constas,Nicholas Constas|
This book studies icons and iconographic themes in the light of Orthodox theology, making special use of perspectives and insights from the patristic interpretation of Scripture. The four chapters here lucidly treat diverse topics, including the enigmatic face of Christ, the paradoxes of Annunciation, the art of Chalcedon, the aesthetics of ambiguity, the art of kenosis, hagiographically oriented studies on St. George, Byzantine warrior saints, and the contemporary theology of the 'icon screen'.--Publisher.
Clairvoyance manual, this book will teach you how to develop and use the psychic ability of clairvoyance. Learn aura view, chakra reading and psychic reading. Learn how to receive messages through clairvoyance and how to perceive spirits, ghosts, Angels and entities.
|Author||: Ulli Michel|
|Editor||: Financial Times Management|
The Reuters News Pictures Service was created in 1985 and has since become the world's leading provider of photographic images. Their 130 full-time staff photographers, and many more contract and freelance photographers, are on the spot, all over the world, covering and capturing stories as they happen. Reuters photographers have won many top awards for their work, most recently first prize in the World Press photo award. The images provided by Reuters News Pictures Service are used by approximately 1,500 newspapers and magazines worldwide as well as countless on-line customers.
|Author||: Paul Rezendes|
|Editor||: Harper Collins|
In this newly revised and updated edition of his highly acclaimed field guide, renowned nature photographer and tracking expert Paul Rezendes brings the fields and forests to life with his unique observations on North American wildlife and their tracks and sign. Illustrated with hundreds of his original photographs, Tracking & the Art of Seeing provides complete information on the behavior and habitat of over 50 animal species and shows you how to identify animals by their tracks, tail patterns, droppings, dens, scratches and other signs.
|Author||: John Berger|
|Editor||: Penguin UK|
How do we see the world around us? The Penguin on Design series includes the works of creative thinkers whose writings on art, design and the media have changed our vision forever. "Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak." "But there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world; we explain that world with words, but word can never undo the fact that we are surrounded by it. The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled." John Berger's Ways of Seeing is one of the most stimulating and influential books on art in any language. First published in 1972, it was based on the BBC television series about which the (London) Sunday Times critic commented: "This is an eye-opener in more ways than one: by concentrating on how we look at paintings . . . he will almost certainly change the way you look at pictures." By now he has.
|Author||: Paul Zelanski,Mary Pat Fisher|
|Editor||: Prentice Hall|
This best-selling exploration of traditional and contemporary art and artistic media focuses onart as seen from the artist's point of view, treating artistic techniques and introductory aesthetic principles. It is an engaging, clear, and concise presentation with a multi-cultural emphasis. The careful design of the illustrations, text, headings, timelines, and boxes enhances the relationship between text and illustrations.The book has a four-part organization–Part Ilays the foundation for seeing;Parts II and IIIviews two-and three-dimensional art; andPart IVapproaches art as it exists in time. Topics cover a broad range of media and traditional and contemporary art, including installation; video and performance art; encaustic; fresco; wood engraving; earthworks; computers and art.For anyone interested in art appreciation.
|Author||: Aldous Huxley|
Explains the Bates method for improving one's eyesight, discusses causes of visual problems, and describes techniques for relaxing and exercising the eyes.
|Author||: Cammie McGovern|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
As a child, the flamboyant, brooding, and beautiful Rozzie was always the star of her family -- especially in her younger sister Jemma's eyes. So when Rozzie takes up acting and, as a teenager, wins a part in a major motion picture, life changes irrevocably for both sisters. Rozzie is catapulted into the chaotic adult world of celebrity while Jemma travels to movie sets and relishes her sister's fame -- never seeing the strain that the spotlight puts on Rozzie. Soon Jemma develops her own artistic ambitions as a photographer, and Rozzie is forced to reveal the secret she has kept from her family for years -- a rare eye condition that threatens her vision. Only then does Jemma begin to see the truth about her sister and herself -- a reality that threatens the delicate balance of their relationship. A moving and profound story about family, celebrity, envy, and ultimately love, The Art of Seeing is a brilliant exploration of the powerful and enduring connection between sisters.
|Author||: Liliana Janik|
The Archaeology of Seeing provides readers with a new and provocative understanding of material culture through exploring visual narratives captured in cave and rock art, sculpture, paintings, and more. The engaging argument draws on current thinking in archaeology, on how we can interpret the behaviour of people in the past through their use of material culture, and how this affects our understanding of how we create and see art in the present. Exploring themes of gender, identity, and story-telling in visual material culture, this book forces a radical reassessment of how the ability to see makes us and our ancestors human; as such, it will interest lovers of both art and archaeology. Illustrated with examples from around the world, from the earliest art from hundreds of thousands of years ago, to the contemporary art scene, including street art and advertising, Janik cogently argues that the human capacity for art, which we share with our most ancient ancestors and cousins, is rooted in our common neurophysiology. The ways in which our brains allow us to see is a common heritage that shapes the creative process; what changes, according to time and place, are the cultural contexts in which art is produced and consumed. The book argues for an innovative understanding of art through the interplay between the way the human brain works and the culturally specific creation and interpretation of meaning, making an important contribution to the debate on art/archaeology.
|Author||: Reuters Limited|
|Editor||: Pearson Education|
bull; Crafted by the team that published the first edition of The Art of Seeing, which was short-listed for the 2001 Book Design Awards. bull; The second instalment of fascinating and visually stunning images from the best of Reuters photography collection. An even sharper and brighter selection than the hugely successful first edition. bull; The best "best of " collection of contemporary photography on the market. bull; Contains new photos featuring contemporary and topical images.
|Author||: Hilma Af Klint|
|Editor||: Bokforlaget Stolpe AB|
Scholars from diverse disciplines tackle the many questions posed by the work and life of abstraction pioneer Hilma af Klint In this thorough critical appraisal, 20 specialists on modern art, art history, philosophy and religious studies examine the unique art, the cultural circumstances and art-historical positioning of Swedish abstractionist Hilma af Klint. Topics explored here range from early abstract art and the impact of Darwinism to Goethe's color theory, as well as the importance of occult religious movements such as theosophy and anthroposophy that influenced the early modernists, and discussions of af Klint's own personal diary notes and research. The book is based on the seminars that were held in conjunction with the exhibition Hilma af Klint: A Pioneer of Abstraction in 2013. This extremely successful exhibition attracted a record number of visitors to the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, after which it continued to the Hamburger Bahnhof Museum in Berlin and the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark.
|Author||: Walter Scott Collins|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Pub|
The digital age has changed the way creative photographs are made. The darkroom has been replaced with computer photo-editing programs and contrast grades of both film and paper have been replaced with contrast and color settings in digital cameras. Creative photography, once the exclusive domain of master photographers with years of experience can now be taught to beginning photographers as easily as any other form of photography and the results are breath-taking. The Art of Seeing Photographically is an activity the whole family can enjoy.Please visit us at www.e-photonews.com