Three Dimentional Paper Flowers Hiromi Hayashi 2019-02-04 Create three-dimensional origami flowers with this book This book includes thirty projects--everything from tulips, peonies, sunflowers, and daffodils to cherry blossoms, poinsettias, roses, and other delicate and ornate flowers.
Plant Lady Embroidery Applemints 2020-04-28 Brimming with over 300 botanical motifs, this wonderful resource will provide inspiration and instructions for embroidery artists and flower ladies everywhere. This collection features designs including flowers, ferns, succulents, leaves, bees and garden scenes. The books includes basic embroidery instruction for stitches and transferring designs onto fabric. Original designs and clear instructions make this book a must have for any embroidery enthusiast's library.
Caring for Creation Paul Douglas 2016-10-04 Faith-Based Solutions to Caring for the Earth Climate change is a confusing and polarizing issue. It may also prove to be the most daunting challenge of this century because children, the elderly, and the poor will be the first to feel its effects. The issue is all over the news, but what is seldom heard is a conservative, evangelical perspective. Connecting the dots between science and faith, this book explores the climate debate and how Christians can take the lead in caring for God's creation. The authors answer top questions such as "What's really happening?" and "Who can we trust?" and discuss stewarding the earth in light of evangelical values. "Acting on climate change is not about political agendas," they say. "It's about our kids. It's about being a disciple of Jesus Christ." Capping off this empowering book are practical, simple ideas for improving our environment and helping our families and those around us.
The Arsonist's Last Words Alison R. Lockwood 2012-09 "More than a hundred people killed on a bright spring day. The citys most beautiful and iconic landmark in ruins. The man accused of setting the fire is dead, buried in the rubble along with answers to the question, "Why?" As Juni Bruder of the Orlando Herald talks to rescuers and survivors, she cant shake the feeling that something isnt right. The official story doesnt ring true. Her interviews become front-page news. So does her suicide, a year after the blaze. Her brother Peter, a Jesuit priest, finds a clean apartment and a stack of papers sealed in plastic bags. Sifting through his sisters effects, he reads the stories of the dead, from the architect who designed the famous building to the janitor blamed for destroying it. A file on Junis laptop will reveal the hidden threads that bound the victims together, the seemingly random acts that brought them to a single place and moment in time. In the end, the answers Juni seeks wont be the ones she finds. Told through an inspired mix of puzzle pieces-news stories, phone transcripts, press releases-and filled with gallows humor, this is a novel about life, loss and the slippery nature of truth--Provided by the publisher.
These Fragile Things Jane Davis 2013
Uncommon Paper Flowers Kate Alarcón 2019-10-15 This visually magnificent book unveils the alluring world of uncommon botanicals, including a prickly cactus that played a storied role in the founding of an ancient city, a tiny pink mushroom that glows green in the dark, and a magnificent blue cactus with rows of golden spines. Celebrated paper designer Kate Alarcón reveals the rich histories and unique characteristics behind 30 remarkable plants alongside instructions for crafting stunning paper versions of each one. These eye-catching creations make perfect wedding centerpieces, beautiful arrangements (that never wilt!) to brighten a home, and cheerful gifts for any occasion. Brimming with fascinating botanical trivia, vivid photography, and essential design techniques, this is a breathtaking resource for flower lovers, crafters, and anyone fascinated by the mysteries of the natural world.
All Things Paper Ann Martin 2013-05-21 Make decorative, simple do-it-yourself projects with this friendly guide to paper crafting. You and your family will love to spend hours making beautiful paper art, jewelry, and decorations with All Things Paper. This easy paper crafts book comes with simple-to-follow instructions and detailed photos that show you how to create colorful and impressive art objects to display at home—many of which have practical uses. It is a great book for experienced paper craft hobbyists looking for new ideas or for new folders who want to learn paper crafts from experts. Projects in this papercrafting book include: Candle Luminaries Citrus Slice Coasters Mysterious Stationery Box Everyday Tote Bag Silver Orb Pendant Fine Paper Yarn Necklace Wedding Cake Card Perfect Journey Journal And many more… All the projects in this book are designed by noted paper crafters like Benjamin John Coleman, Patricia Zapata, and Richela Fabian Morgan. They have all been creating amazing objects with paper for many years. Whether you're a beginner or have been paper crafting for many years, you're bound to find something you'll love in All Things Paper. Soon you will be on your way to creating your own designs and paper art.
Mrs. Mc Martian Goes on Holiday Peter Jackson 2017-01-06 Moms everywhere are expected to play taxi-driver to their children right? But what happens when the child is 48 million miles away on an alien planet and Mom has never been further than her own front door? Fortunately, this Martian Mom has a flying saucer and a robot named Mandy to help her, and together they voyage across the oceans of space to wash up on the shores of Loch Dribble in the Scottish Highlands up to their ankles in Myth, Legend, Fairy-tales . . . and wild Haggis. Mrs. Mc Martian Goes on Holiday, an exciting, warm, and very funny tale of high adventure that brings humour, fantasy, and science fiction into one delightful brew that readers of all ages will enjoy. Beautifully illustrated throughout by Sharon Bernacki, author of, It Happened in a Rain Forest.
Where She Belongs Dani Wyatt 2016-07-19 Decker Lawrence just opened The Monarch, the crown jewel in his chain of successful nightclubs. Surrounded every day by beautiful women, he's never been tempted to sample the goods. That is until she stumbles in. With a quirky innocence and curves-for-days, May is about to change this virgin's life forever. May Morgan has riches beyond most people's wildest dreams, but after her parent's death, none of it will ever be hers. Bound to her upcoming arranged marriage, May dreams of escape. Her crazy idea to slip away and earn money by dancing at a hot nightclub seems like the perfect solution. Except, when the handsome club owner catches sight of her, he offers her far more than just a job. Decker has waited his whole life for his first time, but he knows what he wants and he doesn't hesitate to stake his claim. When he discovers what waits for May back at home, Decker sees red. Is one man strong enough to fight the evil forces determined to tear them apart? Will these May to December virgins ever get their fairy tale first time? Authors Note: The Forever Collection is all virgins, love-at-first-sight, indulgent fantasy. Each book a standalone. It's fall hard, fall fast and get right to the sticky bits. If you want to lose yourself for a while with a happily ever after, no cheating and all wrapped up with an obsessed, alpha hero who will stop at nothing to make babies with his woman, then step inside, it's steamy.
Men's Health: The Big Book of Uncommon Knowledge Editors of Men's Health Magazi 2015-10-20 Men’s Health The Big Book of Uncommon Knowledge combines thousands of DIY tips, bits of advice, how-to articles, and other skills a modern man must master to be the best he can be—and have a good laugh while doing it. The ultimate insider’s guide to everything, this book is a treasure trove of career advice; sex tips; and instructions for mastering the power handshake, losing 15 pounds, wooing a girl (or a rainbow trout), surviving a bear attack (or a nasty divorce), dressing for success, cooking the perfect steak, paddling a canoe straight, curing a hangover, troubleshooting a car, changing a diaper with one hand, and more!
Chinese Cinderella Adeline Yen Mah 2009-05-06 More than 800,000 copies in print! From the author of critically acclaimed and bestselling memoir Falling Leaves, this is a poignant and moving true account of her childhood, growing up as an unloved daughter in 1940s China. A Chinese proverb says, "Falling leaves return to their roots." In her own courageous voice, Adeline Yen Mah returns to her roots to tell the story of her painful childhood and her ultimate triumph in the face of despair. Adeline's affluent, powerful family considers her bad luck after her mother dies giving birth to her, and life does not get any easier when her father remarries. Adeline and her siblings are subjected to the disdain of her stepmother, while her stepbrother and stepsister are spoiled with gifts and attention. Although Adeline wins prizes at school, they are not enough to compensate for what she really yearns for -- the love and understanding of her family. Like the classic Cinderella story, this powerful memoir is a moving story of resilience and hope. Includes an Author's Note, a 6-page photo insert, a historical note, and the Chinese text of the original Chinese Cinderella. A PW BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR AN ALA-YALSA BEST BOOK FOR YOUNG ADULTS “One of the most inspiring books I have ever read.” –The Guardian
Plant-Environment Interactions František Baluška 2009-03-03 Our image of plants is changing dramatically away from passive entities merely subject to environmental forces and organisms that are designed solely for the accumulation of photosynthate. Plants are revealing themselves to be dynamic and highly sensitive organisms that actively and competitively forage for limited resources, both above and below ground, organisms that accurately gauge their circumstances, use sophisticated cost-benefit analysis, and take clear actions to mitigate and control diverse environmental threats. Moreover, plants are also capable of complex recognition of self and non-self and are territorial in behavior. They are as sophisticated in behavior as animals but their potential has been masked because it operates on time scales many orders of magnitude less than those of animals. Plants are sessile organisms. As such, the only alternative to a rapidly changing environment is rapid adaptation. This book will focus on all these new and exciting aspects of plant biology.
A Curve in the Road Julianne MacLean 2018-08 Abbie MacIntyre is living the dream in the picturesque Nova Scotia town she calls home. She is a successful surgeon, is married to a handsome cardiologist, and has a model teenage son who is only months away from going off to college. But then one fateful night, everything changes. When a drunk driver hits her car, Abbie is rushed to the hospital. She survives, but the accident forces unimaginable secrets out into the open and plagues Abbie with nightmares so vivid that she starts to question her grip on reality. Her perfect life begins to crack, and those cracks threaten to shatter her world completely. The search for answers will test her strength in every way—as a wife, a career woman, and a mother—but it may also open the door for Abbie to move forward, beyond anger and heartbreak, to find out what she is truly made of. In learning to heal and trust again, she may just find new hope in the spaces left behind.
Project Hell Felicity Kates 2021-06-08 Sex, love, and the end of the world. 1000 years after Earth has been devastated by a viral plague, the few survivors turn to genetic engineering and advanced robotics to ensure the future of the human race. But not everyone is happy with artificial life living amongst humans, least of all Peyton Chase, a doctor with a harrowing past. When he's 'gifted' a state-of-the-art companion that he can't send back, Peyton is far from pleased. She's sentient. She's sexy. She's everything he doesn't want complicating his life. He calls her Hell. She calls him a lot of inappropriate things, at least in her mind. Because there are rules to a relationship like theirs. Master and Slave. She's supposed to obey him in all things. But if that's true, why can't she stop meddling in his life? She's a mystery that Peyton needs to solve. But time is running out for Hell. The deadly truth of her origins is about to catch up with her ...and change the course of human civilization forever.
Where the Heart Beats Kay Larson 2013-07-30 A “heroic” biography of John Cage and his “awakening through Zen Buddhism”—“a kind of love story” about a brilliant American pioneer of the creative arts who transformed himself and his culture (The New York Times) Composer John Cage sought the silence of a mind at peace with itself—and found it in Zen Buddhism, a spiritual path that changed both his music and his view of the universe. “Remarkably researched, exquisitely written,” Where the Heart Beats weaves together “a great many threads of cultural history” (Maria Popova, Brain Pickings) to illuminate Cage’s struggle to accept himself and his relationship with choreographer Merce Cunningham. Freed to be his own man, Cage originated exciting experiments that set him at the epicenter of a new avant-garde forming in the 1950s. Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Yoko Ono, Allan Kaprow, Morton Feldman, and Leo Castelli were among those influenced by his ‘teaching’ and ‘preaching.’ Where the Heart Beats shows the blossoming of Zen in the very heart of American culture.
The Memory of Love Aminatta Forna 2011-01-04 “[A] luminous tale of passion and betrayal” set in the post-colonial and civil war eras of Sierra Leone (The New York Times). Winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book As a decade of civil war and political unrest comes to a devastating close, three men must reconcile themselves to their own fate and the fate of their broken nation. For Elias Cole, this means reflecting on his time as a young scholar in 1969 and the affair that defined his life. For Adrian Lockheart, it means listening to Elias’s tale and following his own heart into a heated romance. For Elias’s doctor, Kai Mansaray, it’s desperately battling his nightmares by trying to heal his patients. As each man’s story becomes inexorably bound with the others’, they discover that they are connected not only by their shared heritage, pain, and shame, but also by one remarkable woman. The Memory of Love is a beautiful and ambitious exploration of the influence history can have on generations, and the shared cultural burdens that each of us inevitably face. “A soft-spoken story of brutality and endurance set in postwar Sierra Leone . . . Tragedy and its aftermath are affectingly, memorably evoked in this multistranded narrative from a significant talent.” —Kirkus Reviews
The Big Book of Words You Should Know David Olsen 2008-12-17 Do you know what "quatrefoil" and "impolitic" mean? What about "halcyon" or "narcolepsy"? This book is a handy, easy-to-read reference guide to the proper parlance for any situation. In this book you will find: Words You Absolutely Should Know (covert, exonerate, perimeter); Words You Should Know But Probably Don't (dour, incendiary, scintilla); Words Most People Don't Know (schlimazel, thaumaturgy, epergne); Words You Should Know to Sound Overeducated (ad infinitum, nugatory, garrulity); Words You Probably Shouldn't Know (priapic, damnatory, labia majora); and more. Whether writing an essay, studying for a test, or trying to impress friends, family, and fellow cocktail party guests with their prolixity, you will achieve magniloquence, ebullience, and flights of rhetorical brilliance.
Perfectly Mindful Origami - The Origami Garden Mark Bolitho 2017-04-20 Origami expert Mark Bolitho explains how to make perfectly formed origami objects that are pleasing to fold and make. As digital downtime becomes a constant quest in our fast-paced lives, the idea of contemplative, sloothing arts and crafts is undergoing a serious revival. Each title contains 32 pages of origami paper so that you can try out these mindful projects for yourself. The Origami Garden divides into sections on Flowers and Plants (easy roses, cactus and pot, lilies and water lilies and many other flowers and foliage), Fruit and Vegetables (mushrooms, strawberries, pineapple, pears and chilli pepper) and Garden Life (birds, butterfly and frog).
Japanese Paper Flowers Hiromi Yamazaki 2019-03-26 Learn how to bring a Japanese aesthetic into your life with these elegant works of floral art. Japanese kirigami (cut paper) flowers are delicate and beautiful examples of paper craft, but are surprisingly easy to make. This inspirational how-to guide shows you how to make 31 gorgeous designs that can virtually pass for the real thing—except they will never wilt! The sculptural quality of these flowers is an amazing and creative way to add a touch of beauty to your home, or to create low-cost decorations for a wedding, a baby shower, or any other special event. All of the most popular blossoms are represented here, including: 5 different roses—these romantic flowers can be mixed and matched to create a natural looking bouquet Frilly carnations—full of intricate folds and textures, these popular flowers are just as much fun in paper form Colorful tulips—carry a piece of spring with you throughout the entire year Delicate cherry blossoms—enjoy the wonders of cherry blossom season in your own home 3 bold sunflowers—in slightly different shapes and sizes, these cheerful flowers create a sunny bouquet when grouped together Festive poinsettias—blooms that will look fresh throughout the entire holiday season And many more! Simple instructions, templates and colorful step-by-step photos show even novice paper crafters how to create each project, and how to gather them into incredible paper flower bouquets. There are instructions showing how the designs can be used in 18 amazing ways—for decorating, selling, gift giving and entertaining—including: Spectacular wreaths Decorative ornaments Customized photo frames Individualized bookmarks Perhaps best of all, there are instructions for exquisite wearable pieces, sure to draw appreciative comments and perfect as gifts for loved ones: A fashionable floral crown Cheerful brooches A statement corsage Japanese Paper Flowers has all the information and all of the necessary patterns you need! With just some scissors, a few sheets of colorful tant origami paper, and a few drops of crafts glue—all of which can be found online and in paper stores—you can create breathtaking paper flowers in no time at all!
Big Magic Elizabeth Gilbert 2016-09-27 The instant #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller "A must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life... I dare you not to be inspired to be brave, to be free, and to be curious.” —PopSugar From the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and City of Girls: the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you’ve dreamed of. Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering. She shows us how to tackle what we most love, and how to face down what we most fear. She discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives. Balancing between soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism, Gilbert encourages us to uncover the “strange jewels” that are hidden within each of us. Whether we are looking to write a book, make art, find new ways to address challenges in our work, embark on a dream long deferred, or simply infuse our everyday lives with more mindfulness and passion, Big Magic cracks open a world of wonder and joy.
Craft the Rainbow Brittany Watson Jepsen 2018-04-24 The popular craft designer and lifestyle blogger shares a rainbow of new project ideas—all using the creative power of paper. What began as a project collection and viral Instagram hashtag (#CrafttheRainbow) has become an inspiring book featuring all-new paper project ideas. Learn how to make playful party decorations, luscious flowers, amazing cards, and sophisticated wreaths, garlands, centerpieces, and more than you can imagine. Brittany Watson Jepsen is known for the unusually imaginative and amazingly beautiful designs she creates for her website and host of clients (including Anthropologie). In Craft the Rainbow, Jepsen walks readers through the easy basics of transforming simple paper—including tissue, crepe, cardstock, leaves of books, and vintage and recycled paper—into vibrant, fanciful, handmade projects suitable for every occasion.
Abbott's Illusions Abbott's Magic 2017-03-31 Workshop plans to over 80 magic illusions including Aga Levitation, Alien Intruder, Arabian Tent, Artists Dream, Asrah Levitation, Asrah Thurston Version, Barrel Escape, Basket Girl, Boy to Rabbit Illusion, Broom Levitation, burned Alive, Buzz Saw, Cage Illusion, Caliphs Cutter, Canvas Case Illusion, Casadega Cabinet, Chest of Enchantment, Chest of Mystery, Chinese Chopper, Chinese Idol, Choplevi, Costume Trunk, Cutting a Girl into Sixths, Cyclops, Dancing Slippers Illusion, Devil Illusion Dagger Chest, Divided Lady Illusion, Dog Vanish, Doll House Illusion, Doll House Miniature, Dramatique, Drum Illusion, Electric Chair, Electric Light Bulbs Through Girl, Enchanted Tent, Farmer and the Witch, Farmers Daughter, Fireplace Illusion, Frame of Life and Death, Gallows Illusion, Ghost Walks, Girl in Fishbowl, Girl Vanish, Girl Without a Middle, Guillotine, Haunted House, Head on Sword, Headless Woman, Invulnerable Lady, Knifer Illusion, levitation Deluxe, Living Half Lady, Living Head, Mabel Illusion, Magician Ghost and Girl, Man Without A Head, Mignon Illusion, Missing Body Illusion, Modern Cabinet, Modernistic Amputation, Mummy Cloth of the Nile, Packing Box Escape, Palanquin, Phantasmo Illusion, Rapps Spirit Cabinet, Satans Seat, Sawing a Girl in Half, Seaside Mystery Seeing Through a Girl, Shredder Illusion, Shrunken Head Illusion, Slick Post (Totem Pole), Spider Girl (Spidora), Spike Illusion, Stocks of Zanzibar, Surprise Appearance, Sword Box, Tabouret Illusion, Temple of Benares, Through and Through, Twin Box Illusion, Up and Down Oriental Cabinets, Vanishing Girl, Walking through a steel plate, Wheres that Gal.
The Murano Glass Slipper Victoria Leybourne 2017-10-31 Chiara has always dreamed of finding love. With her family on the brink of financial ruin, though, it's money she really needs. What she gets is Leandra, a seasoned con artist who makes an unconventional fairy godmother. Leandra has a plan, and Chiara's just desperate enough to go along with it. Occasionally-charming Domenico isn't quite a prince. He's an English earl living a secret, quiet life in Venice, at least until he makes an ill-considered bet with Giacomo Casanova. Now Domenico has a second false identity to maintain, as well as a glass slipper to find. With all that to deal with, he needs to avoid distractions-like the irresistible stranger he keeps running into. The only problem is, he's falling in love with her. Dancing with Domenico is the best feeling Chiara's ever had and, as Carnevale draws to a close, she realises she's found the man of her dreams. Now all she has to do is break his heart...
Haunted Chuck Palahniuk 2005-05-03 Haunted is a novel made up of twenty-three horrifying, hilarious, and stomach-churning stories. They’re told by people who have answered an ad for a writer’s retreat and unwittingly joined a “Survivor”-like scenario where the host withholds heat, power, and food. As the storytellers grow more desperate, their tales become more extreme, and they ruthlessly plot to make themselves the hero of the reality show that will surely be made from their plight. This is one of the most disturbing and outrageous books you’ll ever read, one that could only come from the mind of Chuck Palahniuk.
Take It by Force Daniel C. Okpara 2016-11-21 If you need healing and need it fast, if you need deliverance from satanic oppressions, and financial breakthrough and need it fast, then this book is for you. I'm going to introduce you to a new kind of prayers that gets results. It's called violent prayers. Violent prayers are not shouting in prayers, nor is it a prayer where you disturb the neighborhood. It's a kind of prayer that bible men and women secretly prayed and got quick results each time they did. Violent prayers makes use of three powerful keys 1. The thought procession 2. The push factor and 3. Authority. Combine violent prayers with 3 days fasting and midnight praises, and see a quick manifestation of your prayers. In this book, you'll learn... 1. What is Violent Prayers? 2. Effects of Praying Violent Prayers 3. When You Need to Pray Violent Prayers and Minister Deliverance to Yourself and Family. 4. How to Minister Deliverance to Yourself or to Someone Else Using Violent prayers. 5. Violent Prayers for Healing. 6. Violent Prayers for Business and Financial Breakthrough. 7. Violent Prayers for Healing of Inner Wounds, Comfort and Freedom from Depression 8. Violent prayers for deliverance from demons and satanic oppression. 9. Violent Prayers for deliverance from Personal Bad Habits and Addictions. 10. Violent Prayers to Destroy Curses from Family Lineage. 11. Violent Prayers Against Self-Imposed Curses. 12. Violent Praise Offerings for God's instant power manifestation. In this book, you are going to stand in the gap for your own life, family, and business and push back the forces of darkness. You are going to release your husband/wife or partner from the bondage of the devil. You are going to command the freedom and prosperity of your children and family members. You are going to say, enough is enough. You are going to command your deliverance from spiritual attacks, evil dreams, invisible barriers. You are going to speak into the spirit atmosphere and command your detained angels of goodness to be released. In this 3 Days fasting and violent Prayers & Declarations you will... Arrest Stubborn Situations, Break Free from Bad Habits, Release your Detained Blessings, Break Curses And Spells, Get Healed, Experience Total Freedom and Receive Divine Direction Is there a persistent sickness in your body? Are you experiencing some setbacks in what you are doing? Are you experiencing some spiritual attack in your life and family? Are you experiencing disappointment in marriage? Do you notice you're always disappointed at the brink of anything good coming your way? Are you always landing from one trouble to another without any reasonable explanation? Do you notice that you regularly have one quarrel or the other with your wife/husband? Do you always have unexplainable evil dreams? Are you always having attacks and evil threats from evil people in your life and family? Are you trying to break free from bad habits? Do you desperately need a breakthrough in your life? Then the prayers in this book is what you need. The prayers in this book will bow any difficulty in your life. They will enable you to have unusual revelations that will give you direction. All closed doors against you will open. In this self Deliverance prayer book you will learn to pray.... Prayers to break bad habits. Prayers to Release Your Detained Blessings. Prayers to resolve marital problems Prayers to get healing. Prayers to break free from spiritual attacks Prayers to overcome fear. Prayers to have a breakthrough. Prayers to get salvation for your fam
The Exquisite Book of Paper Flowers Livia Cetti 2014-04-08 The best paper-flower artist working today, Livia Cetti, presents a comprehensive how-to manual for creating jaw-droppingly beautiful and unbelievably realistic blooms.
Beagle Coloring Book Tiny Cactus Publishing 2017-08-19 GREAT GIFT IDEAS | COLOURING BOOKS FOR GROWN-UPS This incredible Adult Coloring Book by best-selling artist This book is the perfect way to relieve stress and while enjoying beautiful and highly detailed images. Product Details: Printed single sided on bright white paper Perfect for all coloring mediums High quality paper Large Size format 8.5" x 11.0" pages
If It's Purple, Someone's Gonna Die: The Power of Color in Visual Storytelling Patti Bellantoni 2012-10-02 If it's Purple, Someone's Gonna Die is a must-read book for all film students, film professionals, and others interested in filmmaking. This enlightening book guides filmmakers toward making the right color selections for their films, and helps movie buffs understand why they feel the way they do while watching movies that incorporate certain colors. Guided by her twenty-five years of research on the effects of color on behavior, Bellantoni has grouped more than 60 films under the spheres of influence of six major colors, each of which triggers very specific emotional states. For example, the author explains that films with a dominant red influence have themes and characters that are powerful, lusty, defiant, anxious, angry, or romantic and discusses specific films as examples. She explores each film, describing how, why, and where a color influences emotions, both in the characters on screen and in the audience. Each color section begins with an illustrated Home Page that includes examples, anecdotes, and tips for using or avoiding that particular color. Conversations with the author's colleagues-- including award-winning production designers Henry Bumstead (Unforgiven) and Wynn Thomas (Malcolm X) and renowned cinematographers Roger Deakins (The Shawshank Redemption) and Edward Lachman (Far From Heaven)--reveal how color is often used to communicate what is not said. Bellantoni uses her research and experience to demonstrate how powerful color can be and to increase readers awareness of the colors around us and how they make us feel, act, and react. *Learn how your choice of color can influence an audience's moods, attitudes, reactions, and interpretations of your movie's plot *See your favorite films in a new light as the author points out important uses of color, both instinctive and intentional *Learn how to make good color choices, in your film and in your world.
The Genus Paphiopedilum Phillip Cribb 1998
Braiding Sweetgrass Robin Wall Kimmerer 2013-09-16 As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on “a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is historical, as clever as it is wise” (Elizabeth Gilbert). Drawing on her life as an indigenous scientist, and as a woman, Kimmerer shows how other living beings—asters and goldenrod, strawberries and squash, salamanders, algae, and sweetgrass—offer us gifts and lessons, even if we've forgotten how to hear their voices. In reflections that range from the creation of Turtle Island to the forces that threaten its flourishing today, she circles toward a central argument: that the awakening of ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgment and celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the rest of the living world. For only when we can hear the languages of other beings will we be capable of understanding the generosity of the earth, and learn to give our own gifts in return.
Writing, Grade 6 Spectrum 2012-09-01 Spectrum Writing creates student interest and sparks writing creativity! The lessons, perfect for students in grade 6, strengthen writing skills by focusing on sequence of events, comparing and contrasting, point of view, facts and opinions, and more! Each book provides an overview of the writing process, as well as a break down of the essential skills that build good writing. It features easy-to-understand directions, is aligned to national and state standards, and also includes a complete answer key. Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped with the essential skills they need for school achievement and for success on proficiency tests. The Spectrum series has been designed to prepare students with these skills and to enhance student achievement. Developed by experts in the field of education, each title in the Spectrum workbook series offers grade-appropriate instruction and reinforcement in an effective sequence for learning success. Perfect for use at home or in school, and a favorite of parents, homeschoolers, and teachers worldwide, Spectrum is the learning partner students need for complete achievement.
A Doll's House Henrik Ibsen 2018-11-28 A Doll's House is a three-act play in prose by Henrik Ibsen. The play is significant for its critical attitude toward 19th century marriage norms. In the central character of Nora, Ibsen epitomized the human struggle against the humiliating constraints of social conformity. Nora's ultimate rejection of a smothering marriage and life in 'a doll's house' shocked theatergoers of the late 1800s and opened new horizons for playwrights and their audiences.
A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson 2012-05-15 One of the world’s most beloved and bestselling writers takes his ultimate journey -- into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer. In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trail -- well, most of it. In In A Sunburned Country, he confronted some of the most lethal wildlife Australia has to offer. Now, in his biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge: to understand -- and, if possible, answer -- the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being us. To that end, he has attached himself to a host of the world’s most advanced (and often obsessed) archaeologists, anthropologists, and mathematicians, travelling to their offices, laboratories, and field camps. He has read (or tried to read) their books, pestered them with questions, apprenticed himself to their powerful minds. A Short History of Nearly Everything is the record of this quest, and it is a sometimes profound, sometimes funny, and always supremely clear and entertaining adventure in the realms of human knowledge, as only Bill Bryson can render it. Science has never been more involving or entertaining.
Garden Trellis Lace Centerpiece Filet Crochet Pattern Claudia Botterweg 2014-01-04 Dress your table with this beautiful flower and trellis centerpiece designed by Mary Card in 1927. The tablecloth is crocheted in five separate sections, and then the outside edge and joining are done in one long row. You can also use the pattern to make a lace lampshade cover, and a photo and instructions are included. This is not your usual scanned vintage crochet pattern. To make this pattern great for today's crocheter I wrote complete instructions, expanded the written instructions so you won't need to skip around, and made an easy to follow chart. I also changed the written instructions to use modern US crochet terms. The only stitches you need to know to complete this lace are: chain stitch, single crochet, double crochet, double treble crochet, and slip stitch.
Spectrum Reading Workbook, Grade 6 Spectrum 2014-08-15 Strong reading skills are the basis of school success, and Spectrum(R) Reading for grade 6 will help children triumph over language arts and beyond. This standards-based workbook uses engaging text to support understanding key ideas, details, story structure, and knowledge integration. -- Spectrum(R) Reading will help your child improve their reading habits and strengthen their ability to understand and analyze text. This best-selling series is a favorite of parents and teachers because it is carefully designed to be both effective and engagingÑthe perfect building blocks for a lifetime of learning.
The Wolves Sarah DeLappe 2016 Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals.
Letters to My Children Russell Bittner 2012-06-30 What follows (part dialogue, part monologue, mostly rumination) is a series of letters I wrote to my two children, Chris(topher) Russell and Alex(andra) Sophia, over the course of 24 years.The first letter is one I wrote to my son on his day of birth: November 25, 1991; the last is one I wrote to my daughter leading up to her twenty-first birthday on June 8, 2015. Some letters are missing from this publication: they're either lost to other computers, other hard drives, other floppy discs-or are still in storage in the Bronx. I may or may not be able to recover them ever again.What, then, is-and was, from its genesis-the rationale for these letters? Quite simply, a desire to recall, as accurately as possible, the physical, moral and cognitive development of my two children year by year, and blow by blow, as they grew from infancy to toddlerhood, and from childhood to adolescence. But why? So that if they ever needed to, they could one day look back and understand a large part of what made (and makes) them who they are as adults in all of their scintillating functionality or dysfunctionality.This publication may or may not prove to be a worthy addition-or at least a side note-to the ever-raging debate of Nature vs. Nurture. I'm not a psychologist. I'm a writer ... "with a gift [or at least a head] for fiction" (David Mamet, State and Main) to boot. And so, I must warn you: caveat lector!That said, these letters are the verbal foundation of a truth I aspired to establish early on with my children. What I conveyed often enough orally to my son from the moment he could understand English-namely, "You don't lie to me; I won't lie to you"-was never easy for either of us to embrace. And in some sense, at least, I made my part of the bargain easier by concealing lots of difficult truths until his eighteenth birthday (in 2009), when I suspected he'd be better able to handle those truths in written form.He was. And did.On that basis, and once I'd returned to Brooklyn just short of a month ago, I decided to risk the same with Alex, and consequently gave her all of the letters I'd addressed to her and that I could still access.But why should anyone have any interest whatsoever in an otherwise private correspondence between a father and his children? I can't say that anyone will. That said, no one has ever written a series of letters to his or her children over the course of nineteen years (if one includes those children's day of birth). At least, not that I know of. We all think thoughts; forge memories; bond, then break bonds; grow close, then grow apart. But too much of what occurs to a child gets lost in the shuffle-or worse, gets suppressed, only to raise its arrogant head in some other form(s) in adulthood.The events that first kept us together as a family unit-but then blew us apart-were nothing I could've anticipated in my wildest dreams or nightmares. The strategies my children and I have employed to keep us close over the years are ones the children of estranged parents will hardly consider novel. But the words my two children said (and sometimes wrote in e-mails) to me are some of the kindest, most considerate-and yes, most loving-I've ever heard out of the mouth of any child.In that sense, this collection is a gift to all parents for whom it's not already too late. While not everyone has the free time I've had over the years, not to mention a facility with writing candidly about family matters for future reference. I don't know that such a facility is really all that important; I rather think it's the gesture, the consistency, the promise made and kept.The royalties, should there be any, are entirely theirs-as are the responsibilities that come with publishing a book. I will henceforth let them speak for themselves.As of this Father's Day in 2015-just as on other Father's Days in years past-I couldn't be happier with either of them.But that's a father speaking. Caveat emptor!
American Wild Flowers Coloring Book Paul E. Kennedy 1971-06 Learn to identify 46 of the most important wildflowers: lady's slipper, black-eyed susan, bird's foot violet, cardinal flower, pitcher plant, trout lily, and others. Botanical identifications, common names, and information on habitats are also included. Color versions of flowers included on covers.
Grave Beginnings R. R. Virdi 2016-12-10 From Dragon Award-Nominated author R.R. Virdi Paranormal investigator and soul without a body, Vincent Graves, has 13 hours to solve a series of murders in Manhattan.
Perrault's Fairy Tales Charles Perrault 2014-06-07 Perrault's Fairy Tales was originaly written in 1697 by Charles Perrault. He was a French author and member of the Académie française. He laid the foundations for a new literary genre, the fairy tale, with his works derived from pre-existing folk tales. The Thirty Four Illustrations by Gustave Dore from the 'Volume Les Contes de Perrault Dessins' by Gustave Dore, 1867. The best known of his tales include Le Petit Chaperon rouge (Little Red Riding Hood), Cendrillon (Cinderella), Le Chat Botté (Puss in Boots) and La Barbe bleue (Bluebeard). Many of Perrault's stories were rewritten by the Brothers Grimm, continue to be printed and have been adapted to opera, ballet (such as Tchaikovsky's The Sleeping Beauty), theatre, and film (Disney). Perrault was an influential figure in the 17th century French literary scene, and was the leader of the Modern faction during the Quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns.

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