Manga Fashion Bible Book

Manga Fashion Bible


  • Author : Christopher Hart
  • Publisher : Chris Hart Books
  • Release Date : 2016-11-01
  • Genre: Cartooning
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 1942021623

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Manga Fashion Bible Book Description :

Packed with tutorials and enticing projects, this stylish compilation from bestselling author Christopher Hart demystifies the entire process of drawing manga s irresistibly edgy fashions. From classic outfits to new Tokyo trends, hairstyles to figures and poses, Chris explores this popular Japanese genre in depth: mixing and matching outfits, creating complementary color schemes, drawing patterns on fabric, and more. A troubleshooting guide helps beginners solve common problems."

Picture Perfect Posing Book
Score: 4
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Picture Perfect Posing


  • Author : Roberto Valenzuela
  • Publisher : New Riders
  • Release Date : 2014-02-26
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780133742305

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Picture Perfect Posing Book Description :

Photographer, author, and educator Roberto Valenzuela has a proven track record for teaching and explaining difficult concepts to photographers of all skill levels. His remarkable ability to break down complicated ideas into understandable, approachable elements that photographers can truly grasp–and then use their newfound knowledge to improve their photography–made his first book, Picture Perfect Practice, a breakout success. In Picture Perfect Posing, Roberto takes on the art of posing. For many photographers, after learning to compose an image and even light it properly, a portrait can still easily be a failure if the pose is not natural, elegant, and serving the needs of both the subject and the photographer. Instead of just showing page after page of poses–like most posing books on the market–Roberto actually breaks down the concept of posing by examining the anatomy, starting with the core foundation: the spinal chord and neck. Building from there, Roberto discusses every component of what makes poses work, as well as fail. How should the model hold her hands? Bend her elbows? Position her fingers? Should the model look toward or away from the camera, and why? It all depends on what the photographer wants for the shot, and Roberto discusses the entire process, from the intent of the photographer through the execution of the pose. For those who have been discouraged by an inability to pose their subjects, or who have simply not known where to start in order to "figure it out," Picture Perfect Posing is the essential resource they need to learn how posing truly works, and how they can learn to direct the exact pose they need for the shot they want.

The Art of Game Design Book
Score: 4.5
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The Art of Game Design


  • Author : Jesse Schell
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2008-08-04
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 520
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123694966

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The Art of Game Design Book Description :

Anyone can master the fundamentals of game design - no technological expertise is necessary. The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses shows that the same basic principles of psychology that work for board games, card games and athletic games also are the keys to making top-quality videogames. Good game design happens when you view your game from many different perspectives, or lenses. While touring through the unusual territory that is game design, this book gives the reader one hundred of these lenses - one hundred sets of insightful questions to ask yourself that will help make your game better. These lenses are gathered from fields as diverse as psychology, architecture, music, visual design, film, software engineering, theme park design, mathematics, writing, puzzle design, and anthropology. Anyone who reads this book will be inspired to become a better game designer - and will understand how to do it.

Manga For Dummies Book
Score: 4.5
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Manga For Dummies


  • Author : Kensuke Okabayashi
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-05-12
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 111805105X

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Manga For Dummies Book Description :

If you love Manga, you’ll eat Manga For Dummies, right up. This step-by-step guide shows you how to create all of your favorite Manga characters from rough sketch through final full-color renderings. You’ll build your skills as you draw animals, mythical creatures, superheroes, teenagers, and villains—along with their weapons, cars, and homes. Soon you’ll be inventing your own characters and placing them in stylish poses and stirring action scenes. Before you know it you’ll be knocking out storyboards and plotlines for you own Manga book. Find out how to: Gear up for drawing with all the right tools and materials Develop the basic skills of Manga figure drawing Customize and accessorize your Manga characters Design spectacular weapons, gadgets, mechas, and vehicles Create 3-D drawings and give characters motion and emotion Write an exciting Manga Story Complete with a stunning, full-color 8 page insert, Manga for Dummies is your real-life guide to the ultimate fantasy world.

Hyperconnectivity and Digital Reality Book

Hyperconnectivity and Digital Reality


  • Author : Kathrin Otrel-Cass
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-08-23
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 158
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030241438

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Hyperconnectivity and Digital Reality Book Description :

This book addresses the topic of hyperconnectivity by building on, expanding, and critically examining issues that have to do with information communication technology (ICT) and networked societies. The book explores questions relating to attention and consciousness, techno-capitalism and communicative action taking. Adopting different philosophical angles to assess the challenges we face due to our entanglement with hyperconnected technologies, the book studies performance and performativity in a digitised world by considering the unfolding of our onlife and by looking at what this means to educated future scientists and engineers in a hyperconnected world. The book further discusses digital activities as the new constructs of ourselves and poses questions about how much literacy is needed for us not to be enslaved by those constructs. The book also explores the challenges of hyperconnectivity and the health sector to showcase the vulnerabilities we are increasingly exposed to. It makes clear that - since the boundaries between on- and offline are becoming increasingly blurred - we will require new, flexible frameworks that reconsider what it means to be human in a hyperconnected world.

Foundations of Data Science Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Foundations of Data Science


  • Author : Avrim Blum
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-01-31
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9781108485067

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Foundations of Data Science Book Description :

Covers mathematical and algorithmic foundations of data science: machine learning, high-dimensional geometry, and analysis of large networks.

Constructive Anatomy Book
Score: 2
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Constructive Anatomy


  • Author : George B. Bridgman
  • Publisher : BookRix
  • Release Date : 2014-05-20
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 58
  • ISBN 10 : 9783736812376

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Constructive Anatomy Book Description :

George Brant Bridgman (1865–1943) was a Canadian-American painter, writer, and teacher in the fields of anatomy and figure drawing. Bridgman taught anatomy for artists at the Art Students League of New York for some 45 years. Constructive Anatomy: Illustrated by George B. Bridgman. Excellent book of anatomical drawing instruction. Ideal for beginning to intermediate artists, begins with instruction on drawing hands and works its way through the human body giving detailed instruction on how to draw realistic human figures. The drawings that are presented here show the conceptions that have proved simplest and most effective in constructing the human figure. The eye in drawing must follow a line or a plane or a mass. In the process of drawing, this may become a moving line, or a moving plane, or a moving mass. The line, in actual construction, must come first; but as mental construction must precede physical, so the concept of mass must come first, that of plane second, that of line last. Masses of about the same size or proportion are conceived not as masses, but as one mass; those of different proportions, in respect to their movement, are conceived as wedging into each other, or as morticed or interlocking.

Out Of Control Book

Out Of Control


  • Author : Kevin Kelly
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2009-04-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9780786747030

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Out Of Control Book Description :

Out of Control chronicles the dawn of a new era in which the machines and systems that drive our economy are so complex and autonomous as to be indistinguishable from living things.

The Knot Book Book

The Knot Book


  • Author : Colin Conrad Adams
  • Publisher : American Mathematical Soc.
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN 10 : 9780821836781

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The Knot Book Book Description :

Knots are familiar objects. We use them to moor our boats, to wrap our packages, to tie our shoes. Yet the mathematical theory of knots quickly leads to deep results in topology and geometry. The Knot Book is an introduction to this rich theory, starting from our familiar understanding of knots and a bit of college algebra and finishing with exciting topics of current research. The Knot Book is also about the excitement of doing mathematics. Colin Adams engages the reader with fascinating examples, superb figures, and thought-provoking ideas. He also presents the remarkable applications of knot theory to modern chemistry, biology, and physics. This is a compelling book that will comfortably escort you into the marvelous world of knot theory. Whether you are a mathematics student, someone working in a related field, or an amateur mathematician, you will find much of interest in The Knot Book.

Mathematics for Machine Learning Book

Mathematics for Machine Learning


  • Author : Marc Peter Deisenroth
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-23
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781108569323

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Mathematics for Machine Learning Book Description :

The fundamental mathematical tools needed to understand machine learning include linear algebra, analytic geometry, matrix decompositions, vector calculus, optimization, probability and statistics. These topics are traditionally taught in disparate courses, making it hard for data science or computer science students, or professionals, to efficiently learn the mathematics. This self-contained textbook bridges the gap between mathematical and machine learning texts, introducing the mathematical concepts with a minimum of prerequisites. It uses these concepts to derive four central machine learning methods: linear regression, principal component analysis, Gaussian mixture models and support vector machines. For students and others with a mathematical background, these derivations provide a starting point to machine learning texts. For those learning the mathematics for the first time, the methods help build intuition and practical experience with applying mathematical concepts. Every chapter includes worked examples and exercises to test understanding. Programming tutorials are offered on the book's web site.