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Perfection is overrated Popular blogger and self-taught decorator Myquillyn Smith The Nester is all about embracing reality especially when it comes to decorating a home bursting with boys pets and all the unpredictable messes of life In The Nesting Place Myquillyn shares the secrets of decorating for real people and it has nothing to do with creating a flawless look to wow your guests It has everything to do with embracing the natural imperfection and chaos of daily living Drawing on her years of experience creating beauty in her 13 different homes Myquillyn will show you how to think differently about the true purpose of your home and simply and creatively tailor it to reflect you and your unique style without breaking the bank or stressing over comparisons Full of easy tips simple steps and practical advice The Nesting Place will give you the courage to take risks with your home and transform it into a place that s inviting and warm for family and friends There is beauty in the lived-in and loved-on and just-about-used-up Myquillyn says and welcoming that imperfection wholeheartedly just might be the most freeing thing you ll ever do
Based on the blog with more than four million loyal fans a beautiful heartfelt funny and inspiring collection of photographs and stories capturing the spirit of a cityNow an instant 1 New York Times bestseller Humans of New York began in the summer of 2010 when photographer Brandon Stanton set out to create a photographic census of New York City Armed with his camera he began crisscrossing the city covering thousands of miles on foot all in an attempt to capture New Yorkers and their stories The result of these efforts was a vibrant blog he called Humans of New York in which his photos were featured alongside quotes and anecdotes The blog has steadily grown now boasting millions of devoted followers Humans of New York is the book inspired by the blog With four hundred color photos including exclusive portraits and all-new stories Humans of New York is a stunning collection of images that showcases the outsized personalities of New York Surprising and moving printed in a beautiful full-color hardbound edition Humans of New York is a celebration of individuality and a tribute to the spirit of the city With 400 full-color photos and a distinctive vellum jacket
1 New York Times BestsellerIn her first memoir Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons family photos and documents and a narrative as rife with laughs as it is with tears Chast s memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents When it came to her elderly mother and father Roz held to the practices of denial avoidance and distraction But when Elizabeth Chast climbed a ladder to locate an old souvenir from the crazy closet with predictable results the tools that had served Roz well through her parents seventies eighties and into their early nineties could no longer be deployed While the particulars are Chast-ian in their idiosyncrasies an anxious father who had relied heavily on his wife for stability as he slipped into dementia and a former assistant principal mother whose overbearing personality had sidelined Roz for decades the themes are universal adult children accepting a parental role aging and unstable parents leaving a family home for an institution dealing with uncomfortable physical intimacies managing logistics and hiring strangers to provide the most... personal care An amazing portrait of two lives at their end and an only child coping as best she can Can t We Talk about Something More Pleasant will show the full range of Roz Chast s talent as cartoonist and storyteller more
Dark Horse Books and Nintendo team up to bring you The Legend of Zelda Hyrule Historia containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise This handsome hardcover contains never-before-seen concept art the full history of Hyrule the official chronology of the games and much more Starting with an insightful introduction by the legendary producer and video-game designer of Donkey Kong Mario and The Legend of Zelda Shigeru Miyamoto this book is crammed full of information about the storied history of Link s adventures from the creators themselves As a bonus The Legend of Zelda Hyrule Historia includes an exclusive comic by the foremost creator of The Legend of Zelda manga Akira Himekawa
Why use this coloring book For more than 35 years The Anatomy Coloring Book has been the 1 best-selling human anatomy coloring book A useful tool for anyone with an interest in learning anatomical structures this concisely written text features precise extraordinary hand-drawn figures that were crafted especially for easy coloring and interactive study Organized according to body systems each of the 162 two-page spreads featured in this book includes an ingenious color-key system where anatomical terminology is linked to detailed illustrations of the structures of the body When you color to learn with The Anatomy Coloring Book you make visual associations with key terminology and assimilate information while engaging in kinesthetic learning Studying anatomy is made easy and fun The Fourth Edition features user-friendly two-page spreads with enlarged art clearer more concise text descriptions and new boldface headings that make this classic coloring book accessible to a wider range of learners TABLE OF CONTENTS PREFACE ACKNOWLEDGMENTS INTRODUCTION TO COLORING ORIENTATION TO THE BODY 1 Anatomic Planes Sections 2 Terms of Position Direction 3 Systems of the Body 1 4 Systems of the Body 2 5 Cavities Linings CELLS TISSUES 6 The... Generalized Cell 7 Cell Division Mitosis 8 Tissues Epithelial 9 Tissues Fibrous Connective Tissues 10 Tissues Supporting Connective Tissues 11 Tissues Muscle 12 Tissues Skeletal Muscle Microstructure 13 Tissues Nervous 14 Integration of Tissues INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM 15 The Integument Epidermis 16 The Integument Dermis SKELETAL ARTICULAR SYSTEMS 17 Long Bone Structure 18 Endochondral Ossification 19 Axial Appendicular Skeleton 20 Classification of Joints 21 Terms of Movements 22 Bones of the Skull 1 23 Bones of the Skull 2 24 Temporomandibular Joint 25 Vertebral Column 26 Cervical Thoracic Vertebrae 27 Lumbar Sacral Coccygeal Vertebrae 28 Bony Thorax 29 Upper Limb Pectoral Girdle Humerus 30 Upper Limb Glenohumeral Shoulder Joint 31 Upper Limb Bones of the Forearm 32 Upper Limb Elbow Related Joints 33 Upper Limb Bones Joints of the Wrist Hand 34 Upper Limb Bones Joints in Review 35 Lower Limb Hip Bone Pelvic Girdle Pelvis 36 Lower Limb Male Female Pelves 37 Lower Limb Sacroiliac Hip Joints 38 Lower Limb Bones of the Thigh Leg 39 Lower Limb Knee Joint 40 Lower Limb Ankle Joint Bones of the Foot 41 Lower Limb Bones Joints in Review MUSCULAR SYSTEM 42 Introduction to Skeletal Muscle 43 Integration of Muscle Action 44 Head Muscles of Facial Expression 45 Head Muscles of Mastication 46 Neck Anterior Lateral Muscles 47 Torso Deep Muscles of the Back Posterior Neck 48 Torso Muscles of the Bony Thorax Posterior Abdominal Wall 49 Torso Muscles of the Anterior Abdominal Wall Inguinal Region 50 Torso Muscles of the Pelvis 51 Torso Muscles of the Perineum 52 Upper Limb Muscles of Scapular Stabilization 53 Upper Limb Muscles of the Musculotendinous Cuff 54 Upper Limb Movers of the Shoulder Joint 55 Upper Limb Movers of Elbow Radioulnar Joints 56 Upper Limb Movers of Wrist Hand Joints 57 Upper Limb Movers of Hand Joints Intrinsics 58 Upper Limb Review of Muscles 59 Lower Limb Muscles of the Gluteal Region 60 Lower Limb Muscles of the Posterior Thigh 61 Lower Limb Muscles of the Medial Thigh 62 Lower Limb Muscles of the Anterior Thigh 63 Lower Limb Muscles of the Anterior Lateral Leg 64 Lower Limb Muscles of the Posterior Leg 65 Lower Limb Muscles of the Foot Intrinsics 66 Lower Limb Review of Muscles 67 Functional Overview NERVOUS SYSTEM 68 Organization 69 Functional Classification of Neurons 70 Synapses Neurotransmitters 71 Neuromuscular Integration CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM 72 Development of the Central Nervous System CNS 73 Cerebral Hemispheres 74 Tracts Nuclei of Cerebral Hemispheres 75 Diencephalon 76 Brain Stem Cerebellum 77 Spinal Cord 78 Ascending Tracts Pathways 79 Descending Tracts CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM CAVITIES COVERINGS 80 Ventricles of the Brain 81 Meninges 82 Circulation of Cerebrospinal Fluid CSF PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM 83 Cranial Nerves 84 Spinal Nerves Nerve Roots 85 Spinal Reflexes 86 Distribution of Spinal Nerves 87 Brachial Plexus Nerves to the Upper Limb 88 Lumber Sacral Plexuses Nerves to the Lower Limb 89 Dermatomes 90 Sensory Receptors AUTONOMIC VISCERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM 91 ANS Sympathetic Division 1 92 ANS Sympathetic Division 2 93 ANS Parasympathetic Division SPECIAL SENSES 94 Visual System 1 95 Visual System 2 96 Visual System 3 97 Auditory Vestibular Systems 1 98 Auditory Vestibular Systems 2 99 Taste Smell CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM 100 Blood Blood Elements 101 Scheme of Blood Circulation 102 Blood Vessels 103 Mediastinum Walls Coverings of the Heart 104 Chambers of the Heart 105 Cardiac Conduction System the ECG 106 Coronary Arteries Cardiac Veins more
Since Lightroom 1 0 first launched Scott s Kelby s The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers has been the world s 1 best-selling Lightroom book it has been translated into a dozen different languages and in this latest version for Lightroom 5 Scott uses his same award-winning step-by-step plain-English style and layout to make learning Lightroom easy and fun Scott doesn t just show you which rs do what every Lightroom book will do that Instead by using the following three simple yet brilliant techniques that make it just an incredible learning tool this book shows you how to create your own photography workflow using Lightroom Throughout the book Scott shares his own personal settings and studiotested techniques Each year he trains thousands of Lightroom users at his live seminars and through that he s learned what really works what doesn t and he tells you flat out which techniques work best which to avoid and why The entire book is laid out in a real workflow order with everything step by step so you can begin using Lightroom like a pro from the start What really sets this book apart is the last chapter This is where Scott dramatically answers his 1 most-asked Lightroom question which is Exactly what order am... I supposed to do things in and where does Photoshop fit in You ll see Scott s entire start-to-finish Lightroom 5 workflow and learn how to incorporate it into your own workflow Plus this book includes a downloadable collection of some of the hottest Lightroom Develop module presets to give you a bunch of amazing effects with just one click Scott knows first-hand the challenges today s digital photographers are facing and what they want to learn next to make their workflow faster easier and more fun He has incorporated all of that into this major update for Lightroom 5 It s the first and only book to bring the whole process together in such a clear concise and visual way Plus the book includes a special chapter on integrating Adobe Photoshop seamlessly right into your workflow and you ll also learn some of Scott s latest Photoshop portrait retouching techniques and special effects which take this book to a whole new level There is no faster more straight-to-the-point or more fun way to learn Lightroom than with this groundbreaking book more
Filled with more than 300 images the official illustrated tie-in to the second chapter of the DreamWorks Animation critically acclaimed Academy Award nominated How to Train Your Dragon trilogy is based on the characters in Cressida Cowell s bestselling series and features an introduction by the voice of Stoick the Vast Gerard Butler Mirroring the style of the bestselling The Art of How to Train Your Dragon this outstanding insider s guide introduces fans to the creative process behind the film from the story and the characters to the visual development art and animation to the rigging surfacing and lighting The Art of How to Train Your Dragon 2 includes more than 300 concept sketches preliminary drawings architectural plans and digital artwork that reveal how teams of artists bring the Dragon and Viking worlds to life with modern cinematic energy Starring the voice talent of the original cast Jay Baruchel Gerard Butler Craig Ferguson America Ferrara Jonah Hill Christopher Mintz-Plasse T J Miller Kristin Wiig along with Cate Blanchett Kit Harington and Djimon Hounsou this action packed comedy adventure continues the story of Hiccup and Toothless five years after they have successfully united dragons and Vikings on the Island of... Berk While Astrid Snoutlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races the island s new favorite contact sport the now inseparable pair journey through the skies charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace Now Hiccup and Toothless must unite to stand up for what they believe while recognizing that only together do they have the power to change the future of both men and dragons more
Piano Vocal Guitar Songbook Frozen has been called one of Disney s greatest musicals of all time high praise indeed In fact it s the first soundtrack in over a decade to top the Billboard Album Charts for over a month This souvenir songbook features 11 songs as penned by songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez plus color artwork from the film Songs include For the First Time in Forever Frozen Heart In Summer Let It Go Love Is an Open Door Reindeer s Are Better Than People and more Includes color artwork from the film
A New York Times Notable BookA Time Magazine Best Comix of the Year A San Francisco Chronicle and Los Angeles Times Best-sellerWise funny and heartbreaking Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi s memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution In powerful black-and-white comic strip images Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages six to fourteen years that saw the overthrow of the Shah s regime the triumph of the Islamic Revolution and the devastating effects of war with Iraq The intelligent and outspoken only child of committed Marxists and the great-granddaughter of one of Iran s last emperors Marjane bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her country Persepolis paints an unforgettable portrait of daily life in Iran and of the bewildering contradictions between home life and public life Marjane s child s-eye view of dethroned emperors state-sanctioned whippings and heroes of the revolution allows us to learn as she does the history of this fascinating country and of her own extraordinary family Intensely personal profoundly political and wholly original Persepolis is at once a story of growing up and a reminder of the human cost of war and political repression It shows how we carry... on with laughter and tears in the face of absurdity And finally it introduces us to an irresistible little girl with whom we cannot help but fall in love more
Wes Anderson is one of the most influential voices from the past two decades of American cinema A true auteur Anderson is known for the visual artistry inimitable tone and idiosyncratic characterizations that make each of his films Bottle Rocket Rushmore The Royal Tenenbaums The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou The Darjeeling Limited Fantastic Mr Fox and Moonrise Kingdom instantly recognizable as Andersonian The Wes Anderson Collection is the first in-depth overview of Anderson s filmography guiding readers through his life and career Previously unpublished photos artwork and ephemera complement a book-length conversation between Anderson and award-winning critic Matt Zoller Seitz The interview and images are woven together in a meticulously designed book that captures the spirit of his films melancholy and playful wise and childish and thoroughly original Praise for The Wes Anderson Collection In The Wes Anderson Collection Seitz expands a series of video essays on Anderson s influences illuminating as much of Anderson s process as possible in a massive beautifully rendered volume Although it looks and sometimes reads like a coffee table book The Wes Anderson Collection brings together style and substance to provide a loving... homage to Anderson s films and moviemaking in general The A V Club Your coffee table wants no scratch that needs this book Packed with 400 images of everything from behind-the-scenes set shots to makeup inspiration to hand-drawn storyboards the massive tome is pure eye candy But in addition to the visuals Seitz also dives deep into each and every Anderson film NYLON A magical tour of Wes Anderson s filmography C magazine Each page of this book filled with conversations photographs and artwork surrounding each film showcases Anderson s pop-culture inspirations from Hitchcock and Star Wars to Jacques Cousteau and the French New Wave Better than most of their kind the talks reveal a candidness and honesty between critic and director allowing Seitz to dig around Anderson s vault and share his discoveries FILTER The Wes Anderson Collection comes as close as a book can to reading like a Wes Anderson film The design is meticulously crafted with gorgeous full-page photos and touches like a still representation of Rushmore s opening montage The A V Club Reading the book you feel as if you re disappearing into the miniature world of Anderson s movies like you re playing around in the files and fastidiously kept dossiers assembled for each project In this way the book mimics the work Complex com It s smart informative and looks beautiful In other words it s the perfect gift Complex magazine more
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