Fine Art Tips with Lori McNee: Painting Techniques and Professional Advice
by: F+W Media
Product rating: 5.0 with 3 reviews
Lessons of a lifetime. 24 modern-day masters share secrets to their success.
Since 2009, thousands of artists have flocked to Lori McNee’s FineArtTips.com for creative and professional advice. A social media guru as well as a professional artist, McNee has assembled a diverse and impressive group of today’s most popular artists to create Fine Art Tips (the book!), an unprecedented master class in representational painting and art business advice.
Fine Art Tips goes “behind the paintings” to show how 24 of today’s top artists transform dabs of paint into incredible still lifes, landscapes, portraits and wildlife art. Along the way, they generously share practical, real-world tips on everything from evoking the illusion of sparkling water to professional networking.
Plein air afficianado Ken Auster offers an unforgettable lesson on focal point. John Seerey Lester, a rock star in the world of wildlife painting, talks about the power of storytelling in paint. Joe Anna Arnett reveals her secret to painting white peonies, and Daniel Sprick discusses the foundations behind his classical portraits.
The advice in these pages can be life-changing for artists, both aspiring and established. For art-lovers in general, Fine Art Tips is a brilliant showcase of today’s top artists.
Inspired by Lori McNee’s art blog sensation, FineArtTips.com!
- Illuminating tips, techniques and professional advice from 24 of today’s most highly acclaimed artists
- 26 step-by-step demonstrations in oil, acrylic and pastel
- A thrilling range of signature styles and subjects
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BOLD: 212 Charisma and Small Talk Tips to Engage, Charm and Leave a Lasting Impression
by: Tycho Press
Product rating: 4.9 with 9 reviews
Learn how to be charismatic from a book with charisma
Being charismatic is the holy grail of personality skills. But charisma is also one of the most challenging traits to develop and hone.
Unlike other books on charisma, BOLD doesn’t tell you who to be. It tells you what to do and shows you how to do it.
BOLD features a comprehensive and actually habit-forming list of tips, tricks and techniques that will turn you into a social genius, a master of the conversation, and an expert in attracting other people’s praise. And with its visual format and use of cartoons, jokes, and quotes, you will enjoy coming back to it again and again as you become the very definition of charisma.
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Four Secrets to a Forever Marriage: Marriage Tips from a Not-So-Perfect Husband
by: Worthy Inspired
Product rating: 4.8 with 35 reviews
Good marriages don’t just happen.
So what makes a marriage work? Not just for the honeymoon, but for a lifetime?
Is there a secret to the elderly couple, who are sitting on the park bench, still holding hands after fifty years of marriage? The answer is yes.
Author Michael Letney, shares his story, his mistakes, and the secrets he’s learned that are essential to any lasting relationship. Marriage, like the tiers of a wedding cake, requires a solid foundation to support the layers on which the couple can stand firm through life.
Your happily ever after awaits.
The secrets to a marriage of Transparency, Truth, Trust, and Unity are not just for some-they are for you. Learn what makes a relationship not only persevere through the most difficult challenges, but also grow to deeper love, commitment, friendship, and unity.
This is the perfect book not only for newlyweds, but for those who want to deepen their relationship and strengthen their marriage…and for those who are ready to call it quits. It’s never too late.
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