Showcasing some of the best anime artists in the world, a best-selling how-to-draw author, by providing insight into the six most popular anime types, teaches anime artists to create original characters through step-by-step demonstrations and drawing exercises. Original.
Fashion Figure Templates Sketchpad (with mixed templates):An extra-large clothing design templates book with mixed templates James Manning
Working Drawings and How to Make and Use Them:Designed for Industrial, Technical, Normal, and the Higher Grade Grammar School, Academies and Night Schools, And Artisans Desiring a Knowledge of the Principles of Pattern and Template Making Lewis Muhlenberg Haupt
The Girl Who Could Heal Your Heart is the fourth book in The Girls Who Could series. In it, we discover the healing power of forgiveness and release. Kahuna Morrnah Simeona was a Hawaiian healer and teacher who traveled the world sharing the modern art of ho´oponopono, or community healing. When we clear our minds of grief, blame and anger, our hearts become lighter, our days become brighter. The Girls Who Could is a fun, colorful series of stories about real women who have made a difference in the world through inspired action. By giving young girls examples of women who are doing amazing things, children grow up with a template of achievement upon which to grow and expand their own dreams and goals. The simple drawings of children their own age and fun, rhyming prose helps kids connect easily with the message in each story. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Maya Cointreau. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/077716/bk_acx0_077716_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
All you need to know about Game of Thrones! This project endeavors to serve two kinds of listeners at the same time: those who like history and those who like Game of Thrones. The two are often mutual interests. In effect this audiobook is a real-life historical breakdown of the cultures, characters, and events contained within George R. R. Martin´s epic book series A Song of Ice and Fire (ASOIAF). The books and short stories, along with the global smash hit HBO TV series Game of Thrones, which is based upon the ASOIAF novels, is set in a complex, engrossing medieval fantasy world every bit as interesting, complicated, morally gray, and brutal as humanity´s real history. The reason for Mr. Martin´s level of detail in crafting his characters, locations, cultures, and histories within the ASOIAF world is rather simple. George R. R. Martin is a lifelong student of history as well as an unashamed history nerd. In interview after interview, the author of this truly expansive world admits to drawing upon real events, real cultures, and actual peoples within world history as templates for his imagination to build upon. Mr. Martin seems to have a particular affinity for the medieval period (5th to 15th centuries CE) of Europe and the Middle East, with a great deal of inspiration coming from British history during that era. In addition he draws heavy influence from the Renaissance era (15th to 17th centuries CE). He is also not afraid to dive further back into human history for literary fuel. The ancient Celts, Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, and Persians, among others, are all present in some form within the ASOIAF world. Nearly every culture on earth, along with a bit of its history, has a place in ASOIAF. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Phillip J Mather. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/071818/bk_acx0_071818_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In The Holocaust by Bullets, Father Patrick Desbois documented for the first time the murder of 1.5 million Jews in Ukraine during World War II, based on wartime documents, interviews with locals, and the application of modern forensic practices on long-hidden gravesites. Nearly a decade of further work by his team, drawing on interviews with 5,000 neighbors of the Jews, has resulted in stunning new findings about the extent and nature of the genocide. The mass killings took place across the Eastern Front, in seven countries formerly part of the Soviet Union invaded by Nazi Germany. They followed a secret template, or repeatable script, that included a timetable and involved local inhabitants in the mechanics of death to ensure complicity, whether it was to cook for the killers; to clear, dig, and cover the graves; to witness their Jewish neighbors being marched off; or to take part in the slaughter. Narrating in lucid, powerful prose that has the immediacy of a crime report, Father Desbois assembles a chilling account of how, concretely, these events took place in village after village, from the selection of the date to the twenty-four-hour period in which the mass murders unfolded. Today, such groups as ISIS put into practice the Nazis´ lessons on making genocide efficient. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/009785/bk_brll_009785_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A first-hand account of Ronald Reagan´s leadership style, with personal insight and practical application. Lead like Reagan is a guide to more effective leadership, inspired by the Great Communicator himself. Drawing upon his time serving Ronald Reagan, author Dan Quiggle relates lessons learned first-hand from his front-row seat to history. Using Reagan and other prominent business leaders as examples, Quiggle illustrates what leadership looks like at the highest levels, why such leadership is effective, and how it can be successfully emulated. Listeners will learn strategies to motivate, communicate, and inspire, forming a unique leadership template with personal application. Sitting at the feet of greatness and personally observing what Ronald Reagan did and said, made an indelible mark on Dan´s own personal leadership style, shaping his thoughts about the key traits and actions of great leaders. In Lead like Reagan, listeners gain insight into both the personal attributes and leadership traits which are required to lead with vision, excellence, and impact. Practical advice and inspiring vision provide a template to: Assemble the right people to form a successful team Earn loyalty and commitment from others Lead by example to model excellence Manage crises by finding the opportunity in the midst of challenge Leave a lasting legacy of optimism and inspiration Leadership is a process of continual growth and Ronald Reagan provides an inspiring example. Lead like Reagan is a meaningful and memorable guide to leadership, forging a framework for inspiring greatness and achieving success. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alex Hyde White. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/020224/bk_adbl_020224_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this business classic - now with a new Afterword in which the author draws parallels to the recent financial crisis - Roger Lowenstein captures the gripping roller-coaster ride of Long-Term Capital Management. Drawing on confidential internal memos and interviews with dozens of key players, Lowenstein explains not just how the fund made and lost its money but also how the personalities of Long-Term´s partners, the arrogance of their mathematical certainties, and the culture of Wall Street itself contributed to both their rise and their fall. When it was founded in 1993, Long-Term was hailed as the most impressive hedge fund in history. But after four years in which the firm dazzled Wall Street as a $100 billion moneymaking juggernaut, it suddenly suffered catastrophic losses that jeopardized not only the biggest banks on Wall Street but the stability of the financial system itself. The dramatic story of Long-Term´s fall is now a chilling harbinger of the crisis that would strike all of Wall Street, from Lehman Brothers to AIG, a decade later. In his new Afterword, Lowenstein shows that LTCM´s implosion should be seen not as a one-off drama but as a template for market meltdowns in an age of instability - and as a wake-up call that Wall Street and government alike tragically ignored. Please note: This audiobook is in Russian. 1. Russian. Stanislav Koncevich. http://samples.audible.de/bk/zaot/000432/bk_zaot_000432_sample.mp3.