Davenport's Art Reference and Price Guide 2007/2008 Edition

Author: Howard Moneta

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781933295183

Category: Art

Page: 2616

View: 6858

"The Davenport's includes biographical and pricing information for over 300,000 artists (specializing in little-known and hard-to-find artists). Prices cover oil paintings, watercolors, drawings, sculpture, prints, posters, and photographs" -- B&N from the publisher (July 2007).
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Davenport's Art Reference and Price Guide

Author: Howard Moneta

Publisher: Ltb Gordonsart Incorporated

ISBN: 9780931036446

Category: Art

Page: 2256

View: 9516

The comprehensive and authoritative book on international artists providing auction dates & prices plus biographical data for over 250,000 artists.
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The Complete Guide to Business Analytics (Collection)

Author: Thomas H. Davenport,Babette E. Bensoussan,Craig S. Fleisher

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0133091252

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1105

View: 5642

A brand new collection of business analytics insights and actionable techniques… 3 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! 3 authoritative eBooks deliver comprehensive analytics knowledge and tools for optimizing every critical business decision! Use business analytics to drive maximum value from all your business data! This unique 3 eBook package will help you harness your information, discover hidden patterns, and successfully act on what you learn. In Enterprise Analytics, analytics pioneer Tom Davenport and the world-renowned experts at the International Institute for Analytics (IIA) bring together the latest techniques, best practices, and research on large-scale analytics strategy, technology, implementation, and management. Using real-world examples, they cover everything from building better analytics organizations to gathering data; implementing predictive analytics to linking analysis with organizational performance. You'll find specific insights for optimizing supply chains, online services, marketing, fraud detection, and many other business functions; plus chapter-length case studies from healthcare, retail, and financial services. Next, in the up-to-the-minute Analysis Without Paralysis, Second Edition, Babette E. Bensoussan and Craig S. Fleisher help you succeed with analysis without getting mired in advanced math or arcane theory. They walk you through the entire business analysis process, and guide you through using 12 core tools for making better decisions about strategy and operations -- including three powerful tools covered for the first time in this new Second Edition. Then, in Business and Competitive Analysis, Fleisher and Bensoussan help you apply 24 leading business analysis models to gain deep clarity about your business environment, answer tough questions, and make tough choices. They first walk you through defining problems, avoiding pitfalls, choosing tools, and communicating results. Next, they systematically address both “classic” techniques and the most promising new approaches from economics, finance, sociology, anthropology, and the intelligence and futurist communities. For the first time, one book covers Nine Forces, Competitive Positioning, Business Model, Supply Chain Analyses, Benchmarking, McKinsey 7S, Shadowing, Product Line, Win/Loss, Strategic Relationships, Corporate Reputation, Critical Success Factors, Driving Forces, Country Risk, Technology Forecasting, War Gaming, Event/Timeline, Indications, Warning Analyses, Competitor Cash Flow, ACH, Linchpin Analyses, and more. Whether you're an executive, strategist, analyst, marketer, or operations professional, this eBook collection will help you make more effective, data-driven, profitable decisions! From world-renowned analytics and competitive/business intelligence experts Thomas H. Davenport, Babette E. Bensoussan, and Craig S. Fleisher
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Enterprise Analytics

Optimize Performance, Process, and Decisions Through Big Data

Author: Thomas H. Davenport

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0133039439

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 268

View: 9685

"International Institute for Analytics"--Dust jacket.
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Semiprecious Salvage

Creating Found Art Jewelry

Author: Stephanie Lee

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781600610196

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 7243

Unearth treasures of the past to create stunning found-object jewelry. Embark on a journey back in time to uncover tattered silk, faceted stones and other forgotten items, and learn how to give them new life as a pendant, ring or brooch. Found objects can be beautiful both for the unique, unexpected look they add to your work and for the stories we imagine them to tell. In the pages of Semiprecious Salvage, you will discover the excitement of reclaiming remnants of the past and reinterpreting their beauty in wearable works of mixed-media art. Step-by-step instructions guide you through the basics of wirework and creating basic jewelry findings, then encourage you to don your boots and get digging as you mix and match elements to create one-of-a-kind treasures. You'll learn to: Age modern "flashy" objects to create the distressed look of pieces with a past Combine jewelry elements with new and vintage fabrics for a soft, romantic touch Master the use of a soldering iron and a propane torch in crafting metal jewelry Incorporate plaster and resin into your work for added depth and intrigue Reinvent your artwork with your own Semiprecious Salvage and start sharing the stories of your own found objects today.
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Lonely Planet Dublin

Author: Lonely Planet,Fionn Davenport

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 1787019527

Category: Travel

Page: N.A

View: 9848

Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Dublin is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Sample a Guinness in a genuine Irish pub; soak in the academic atmosphere at Trinity College; or admire impressionist masterpieces at the Dublin City Gallery; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Dublin and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Dublin Travel Guide: Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlightsand itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential infoat your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, literature, music, architecture Covers Grafton Street, Merrion Square, Temple Bar, Kilmainham & the Liberties, North of the Liffey, Docklands, the Grand Canal and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: : Lonely Planet Dublin, our most comprehensive guide to the city, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking for just the highlights? Check out Lonely Planet Pocket Dublin, a handy-sized guide focused on the can’t-miss sights for a quick trip. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Ireland guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. Note: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images found in the physical edition
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Media Now: Understanding Media, Culture, and Technology

Author: Joseph Straubhaar,Robert LaRose,Lucinda Davenport

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305950844

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 50

View: 1908

Empowering you to think critically about the media and its impact, MEDIA NOW: UNDERSTANDING MEDIA, CULTURE, AND TECHNOLOGY, 10th Edition, thoroughly illustrates how media technologies develop, operate, converge, and affect society. It provides a comprehensive introduction to today's global media environment and the ongoing developments in technology, culture, and critical theory that continue to transform this rapidly evolving industry -- and touch your everyday life. Cutting-edge coverage of the essential history, theories, concepts, and technical knowledge prepares you for a career in the expanding fields of the Internet, interactive media, and traditional media. In addition to captivating infographics and illustrations, the exciting new Tenth Edition includes the latest developments and trends in new media, mobile media consumption, policy changes for Internet governance and the international approach to media governance, online privacy protection, media ethics, and much more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Top 10 Athens

Author: Coral Davenport,Jane Foster

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756691346

Category: Travel

Page: 160

View: 9854

Drawing on the same standards of accuracy as the acclaimed DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, DK Top 10 Athens uses exciting colorful photography and excellent cartography to provide a reliable and useful travel. Dozens of Top 10 lists provide vital information on each destination, as well as insider tips, from avoiding the crowds to finding out the freebies, The DK Top 10 Guides take the work out of planning any trip.
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Rex Barks

Diagramming Sentences Made Easy

Author: Phyllis Davenport

Publisher: Paper Tiger, Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 164

View: 4552

Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Metal Artist's Workbench

Demystifying the Jeweler's Saw

Author: Thomas Mann

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781440311468

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 8635

Get to know the most diverse tool on your workbench—the jeweler's saw! Metal Artist's Workbench is your comprehensive guide for creating jewelry and other sawn projects by getting to know the jeweler's saw. Your personal instructor—veteran artist Thomas Mann—is eager to teach you everything you need to know about this well-loved tool. Following exercises designed to get you "sawing in the zone," you'll be inspired to try your hand (and saw) at any of the 15 stepped-out projects, such as the Light Switch Plate, Chef's Knife Pendant, Self-Portrait Pin or Maze Pendant. With Metal Artist's Workbench, you'll acquire the skill set to create impressive projects and learn: The anatomy of the jeweler's saw and how each part helps improve your sawing success The importance of sawing ergonomics and how the proper grip contributes to the "Whole Body Experience" Sawing techniques such as starting a cut, turning a corner, piercing and several trouble-shooting tips How to create beautiful projects from metal, plastic, wood and paper and more! Start "Sawin' Where Y' at" today and learn how to make the jeweler's saw your favorite tool on the bench!
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Altered Curiosities

Assemblage Techniques and Projects

Author: Jane Ann Wynn

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781581809725

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 8957

Discover a curious world of assemblage with projects that have a story to tell! Step inside Altered Curiosities, where a wisdom tooth gets its own shrine, a honeybee lights up the room and a taxidermy eye becomes the eye in the back of your head. As author Jane Wynn shares her unique approach to mixed-media art, you'll learn to alter, age and transform odd objects into novel new works of your own creation. Step-by-step instructions guide you in making delightfully different projects that go way beyond art for the wall—including jewelry, hair accessories, a keepsake box, a bird feeder and more—all accompanied by a story about the inspiration behind the project. You'll also learn to: Find your personal symbols and incorporate them into your work. Alter toy figures to create curious new creatures. Master simple soldering techniques that take you beyond the soldering iron. Apply beautiful patinas and etchings to brass and copper. Transform cast resin into pieces that look like metal. The endless possibilities of assemblage are yours to discover! Let Altered Curiosities inspire you to create a new world that's all your own.
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2012 Davenport's Art Reference and Price Guide

Author: LTB Gordonsart, Inc.

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781933295428

Category: Art

Page: 2832

View: 859

The industry standard artist directory containing biographical and select pricing information for over 335,000 artists (specializing in little-known and hard-to-find artists). More than 15,000 entries have been added since the last edition. Prices cover oil paintings, watercolors, drawings, sculpture, prints, posters, and photographs.
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Art at the Speed of Life

motivation + inspiration for making mixed-media art every day

Author: Pam Carriker

Publisher: Interweave

ISBN: 9781596682610

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 4622

Need high-energy inspiration when your life gets crazy and your art keeps getting pushed to the back burner? Offering terrific mixed-media art projects, as well as tips for getting organized and inspired, Art at the Speed of Life is a treasure chest of ideas for the artist whose creative goals sometimes get stymied by the frantic pace of modern life. Author and mixed-media artist Pam Carriker proves that art and life can coexist peacefully, productively, and happily. Making things every day can be a joyful reality instead of just wishful thinking. Each chapter in Art at the Speed of Life includes both essays and project ideas from a variety of contributors, including Suzi Blu, Lisa Bebi, Christy Hydeck, Paulette Insall, Cate Calacous Prato. The projects are inspiring, yet easy to complete on a tight schedule, and include techniques such as assemblage, image transfer, and collage. A bonus seven-day journal project helps you track your work as you go. With a unique combination of time management tips and advice, inspiring essays, and projects designed to fit into busy schedules, Art at the Speed of Life will help you live your dream of making art every day.
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Introduction to Basic Cardiac Dysrhythmias

Author: Sandra Atwood,Cheryl Stanton,Jenny Storey-Davenport

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0323085326

Category: Medical

Page: 397

View: 7346

Written in a clear, easy-to-understand style, Introduction to Basic Cardiac Dysrhythmias, Revised Fourth Edition, uses straightforward language to explain how the heart functions and how to interpret ECGs-essential knowledge that will allow you to anticipate the appropriate treatment for each. Coverage of the 2010 Emergency Cardiovascular Care guidelines are reflected in all topics in the text.
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The Dictionary of Art

Author: Jane Turner

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195170689

Category: Art

Page: 32600

View: 1115

Boasting well over 6,000 contributors from 12 countries, the Dictionary offers its readers authoritative and comprehensive global coverage. A resource for both art and cultural studies, the Dictionary serves as a unique guide to all the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, drawing, printmaking, as well as the decorative arts. The Dictionary ranges far both geographically and historically; it features unparalleled coverage of Africa, Southeast Asia, Central Asia and Mongolia, China, India, the Islamic world, Japan, Korea, Native North America, Pacific and Aboriginal Australia, Pre-Columbian America, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, the Ancient Near East, and Ancient Rome. Providing depth as well as breadth, The Dictionary of Art examines important art forms and key issues of design, taste, function, and patronage, illuminating them in light of the cultural context in which they developed.
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Diagnosis for Physical Therapists

A Symptom-based Approach

Author: Todd E. Davenport,Kornelia Kulig,Chris A. Sebelski,James Gordon,Hugh G. Watts

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN: 9780803615281

Category: Medical

Page: 1270

View: 4203

The first diagnosis book written by PTs for PTs that is based on how patients come into the clinic…by their presenting symptom, not by organ system! A pioneering team of practitioners and educators address the growing need for PTs to determine whether a patient's condition is appropriate for physical therapy…to identify the relevant underlying pathology…and to ensure that a serious condition has not been overlooked. Practical, well organized, and easy to use, it's a resource that you'll consult every day when evaluating and formulating treatment plans for both adults and children. Click below to watch two of the authors discuss the book:
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Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014

Autodesk Official Press

Author: Louisa Holland,Cyndy Davenport,Eric Chappell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118791274

Category: Computers

Page: 1032

View: 2289

The complete, detailed reference and tutorial for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 AutoCAD Civil 3D is the industry-leading civil engineering software, and this authoritative Autodesk Official Press book has been completely updated to offer you the latest tips, tricks, and techniques of this dynamic engineering program. Packed with new, real-world examples and practical tutorials, this book takes advantage of the authors' extensive experience and Civil 3D expertise, which allows them to share best practices and methods for creating, editing, displaying, labeling and presenting real-world civil engineering projects. Features a new, expanded section on advanced survey tools Offers in-depth, detailed coverage of surveying, points, alignments, surfaces, profiles, corridors, grading, LandXML and LDT Project Transfer, cross sections, pipe networks, visualization, sheets, and project management Includes valuable content to help prepare you for the Civil 3D certification exams as well as downloadable datasets Shares the most up-to-date topics and techniques of the real world to help prepare you for what you can expect This comprehensive reference and tutorial is essential reading for gaining a thorough understanding of the key concepts of this engineering software.
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Competing on Analytics

The New Science of Winning

Author: Thomas H. Davenport,Jeanne G. Harris

Publisher: Harvard Business Press

ISBN: 1422156303

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 218

View: 1301

You have more information at hand about your business environment than ever before. But are you using it to “out-think” your rivals? If not, you may be missing out on a potent competitive tool. In Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning, Thomas H. Davenport and Jeanne G. Harris argue that the frontier for using data to make decisions has shifted dramatically. Certain high-performing enterprises are now building their competitive strategies around data-driven insights that in turn generate impressive business results. Their secret weapon? Analytics: sophisticated quantitative and statistical analysis and predictive modeling. Exemplars of analytics are using new tools to identify their most profitable customers and offer them the right price, to accelerate product innovation, to optimize supply chains, and to identify the true drivers of financial performance. A wealth of examples—from organizations as diverse as Amazon, Barclay’s, Capital One, Harrah’s, Procter & Gamble, Wachovia, and the Boston Red Sox—illuminate how to leverage the power of analytics.
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