New Arrivals - Arts, needlework, and recreation
An illustrated guide to pottery and porcelain collectibles. Features representative individual listings, covering all the major collectible categories of English, European, Asian, and American ceramics from the 18th century to the late 20th century.
"Woody Paige and Mike Klis, national award winning, veteran sportswriters for The Denver Post, chronicle one of the most exhilarating, and ultimately heartbreaking, football seasons in history. How did the most prolific offense of all time, led by arguably the greatest quarterback to ever play the game, wind up helplessly lost at sea? Paige, as columnist for The Post and a commentator for ESPN, has covered the Broncos since 1974 and through all 7 of their Super Bowls. Klis, the 2014 recipient of the Associated Press Sports Editor's Breaking News Award, has been the Broncos beat writer since 2005.Together, they go behind the scenes of the Broncos, from its conception alongside the AFL, through the arrival of legendary John Elway, to the mystifying Tim Tebow, all leading up to Peyton Manning's unparalleled success and harsh defeat"--Page  of cover.
"... presents over 100 drawings after world-famous artists, from the ancient Greeks to Leonardo, Raphael, Ingres, and Van Gogh... Barber brings years of expertise to analyze how great artists approach drawing and why their work is so successful. A tried-and-tested method of learning to draw, copying master artworks in enjoyable, informative, and can achieve stunning results"--From publisher description.
Traces the passionate and sometimes volatile relationship between Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe, covering their sensational 1954 elopement and the troubles that led to their divorce nine months later.
Learn the language of your own sacred marks by painting with personal symbology. Discover the inspiration that exists all around you, in your home, your community, the present moment. 19 step-by-step exercises use popular mixed media materials such as pastels, acrylic paints, inks and more! See how to use art making to plant creative seeds and cultivate your wildest dreams.
"... offers 75 fun and creative ideas that will help give your place the stylish, modern look that you've always wanted--without having to spend a fortune. Each of these imaginative ideas cost less than $50 to bring to life and will beautify your space in unexpected ways"--From publisher description.
An inspiring, eclectic, and practical guide to creating your dream living space, on a budget.
"The cast of characters includes Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering, Gertrude Stein and Marc Chagall - not to mention works by artists from Leonardo da Vinci to Pablo Picasso. And the story told in this superbly researched and suspenseful book is that of the Third Reich's war on European culture and the Allies' desperate effort to preserve it. From the Nazi purges of 'Degenerate Art' and Goering's shopping sprees in occupied Paris to the perilous journey of the Mona Lisa from Paris (while bridges exploded in its wake) and the painstaking reclamation of the priceless treasures of liberated Italy, The Rape of Europa is a sweeping narrative of greed, philistinism, and heroism that combines superlative scholarship with the breakneck pace of a thriller"--P.  of cover
The artists behind the blog "Everyday is a Holiday" present a guide to creating unique art journals and other mixed media crafts that includes step-by-step instructions and photographs.
"With no more than three skeins of the most beautiful wool available, advanced beginners can knit 30 stunning projects--hats, bags, cowls, shawlettes, shrugs, toys, and even a lacy cardigan and empire-waist top. Sumptuous, vivid Noro yarns are synonymous with unmatched color and luxury, and this collection by major knitwear designers features perennial favorites Kureyon, Silk Garden, and Taiyo, as well as the newly available Ayatori and Mossa"--From publisher's description.