Born in 1912, in a small town in Wyoming, Jackson Pollock embodied the American dream as the country found itself confronted with the realities of a modern era replacing the fading nineteenth century. Pollock left home in search of fame and fortune in New York City. Thanks to the Federal Art Project he quickly won acclaim, and after the Second World War became the biggest art celebrity in America. For De Kooning, Pollock was the “icebreaker”. For Max Ernst and Masson, Pollock was a fellow member of the European Surrealist movement. And for Motherwell, Pollock was a legitimate candidate for the status of the Master of the American School. During the many upheavals in his life in Nez York in the 1950s and 60s, Pollock lost his bearings - success had simply come too fast and too easily. It was during this period that he turned to alcohol and disintegrated his marriage to Lee Krasner. His life ended like that of 50s film icon James Dean behind the wheel of his Oldsmobile, after a night of drinking.
Take a tour of the house where a microwave killed a gremlin, a typewriter made Jack a dull boy, a sewing machine fashioned Carrie's prom dress, and houseplants might kill you while you sleep. In Household Horror: Cinematic Fear and the Secret Life of Everyday Objects, Marc Olivier highlights the wonder, fear, and terrifying dimension of objects in horror cinema. Inspired by object-oriented ontology and the nonhuman turn in philosophy, Olivier places objects in film on par with humans, arguing, for example, that a sleeper sofa is as much the star of Sisters as Margot Kidder, that The Exorcist is about a possessed bed, and that Rosemary's Baby is a conflict between herbal shakes and prenatal vitamins. Household Horror reinvigorates horror film criticism by investigating the unfathomable being of objects as seemingly benign as remotes, radiators, refrigerators, and dining tables. Olivier questions what Hitchcock's Psycho tells us about shower curtains. What can we learn from Freddie Krueger's greatest accomplice, the mattress? Room by room, Olivier considers the dark side of fourteen household objects to demonstrate how the objects in these films manifest their own power and connect with specific cultural fears and concerns.
Boudoir portraits are intimate by nature. The provide an intimate, private look at subjects and are intended for those who have a close emotional relationship with the subjector in some cases, are made for the subject herself.Creating images that capture the romantic, sensual side of a subject requires a masterful approach. All components of the photographyfrom the photographer-client relationship, to the setting, to the clothing selection, to the posing and lighting, must be carefully thought out and flawlessly executed.In this book, Robin Owen shows off her uncanny skill at creating 60 sweet and sexy images of women and couples. As you turn the pages, you'll find discussions detailing the artistic approach used to photograph each clientand you'll see alternate shots from the session, which are sure to inspire additional ideas for your own boudoir clients.From one page spread to the next, Olson provides important insights into sculpting the look you are after. You'll learn to work with unexpected lighting configurations and modifiers. You'll find and learn how to create unlikely settingsamong many other creative considerations that allow you to create images that stand out from the competition. With a surprising array of image looks to inspire your creativity and targeted technical discussions, this book provides both the impetus and the know-how you're after to get out there and create unforgettable images.
In teaching one the art of singing, the constant emphasis on good breath, phrasing and enunciation, tone and poise, text and character becomes, although probably not intended, a rigid mental processing for both student and mentor. Studies autonomously without filtering through the emotional self, the mental act will not rise to true feeling and original art. The mental component fits into a greater dynamic configuration in order to define interpretation, communication, and artistic beauty in singing.
The Art of Singing. The Science of Emotions is a voyage still in progress. Tentatively engraved in this volume, the first impressions after eighteen-year search of artistic truth are collected as a compendium of thoughts and excitements with elucidations on both rational and emotional landscapes. The book traces concepts of science, art, spirituality, and philosophy mirrored in the ideal performing the self through singing.
Dani Klein-Williams is renowned for her chic, flirty, and feminine boudoir portrait style and ability to showcase each woman’s best assets. In this book, Dani will help photographers focus on revealing a woman’s true essence. She explains not only how to deliver uniquely alluring photos, but also how to create a meaningful experience for every client. With an innate approachability and a bit of humor, Dani embraces the concept that every woman has a beauty all her ownone simply must know how to draw it out and capture it. This book offers guidance on all aspects of boudoir photography, including attracting your ideal clients, planning for the session, lighting and exposure strategies, flattering posing and creative composition, post-production, and sales. You’ll also discover tips for building rapport to ensure you are able to produce an array flattering, sensual images that sheand any anticipated portrait recipient will truly cherish.
Jen Rozenbaum presents sixty essential skills that will help you to fine-turn every aspect of your boudoir shoot. She begins with a look into what qualifies as boudoir, identifies the subgenres of boudoir portraiture, and then launches into a targeted look at various posing strategies that will really amp up your subject's gorgeous curves for a sexy, sultry look. You'll also find a host of image concepts that you might want to incorporate into your repertoire, plus lighting sources and setups Jen favors for creating sizzling shots, and even tips for selecting a wardrobe that downplays perceived flaws and celebrates your subject's assets. Of course, Rozenbaum doesn't stop there. There are even sections on changing up lenses for portrait variety, working with a Lensbaby (a specialty lens that offers a 'sweet spot' of focus), and pulling out all of the stops with today's must-have light source: the Westcott Ice Light.
This adult photo book features sweet teen Belinda. This book is for ADULTS only. It features 83 high-resolution nude photos that are not censored or edited. You will be VERY PLEASED with your purchase if you are a fan of young naked women who are happy to show off for the camera! Our girls love to play with themselves, by hand and with toys. They all have a bunch of pictures that they would love to show you... You will get so hard from viewing these women pleasuring themselves. Trust me, you won't regret it... These girls are getting down & dirty, and it's available for you in a gallery of wild pictures. Our girls pose in some of the most erotic photos ever! All photos are of the model on the cover who is 18 years or older.
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