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15 minutes of Play -- Improvisational Quilts: Made-Fabric Piecing Traditional Blocks Scrap Challenges
Victoria Findlay Wolfe
Scraps never looked so good! This is improvisational piecing reinvented—learn how to create a unique piece of “made-fabric” in just 15 minutes with Victoria Findlay Wolfe’s improvisational scrap-piecing methods, then incorporate your made-fabric into traditional quilt blocks. As you play, you’ll sharpen your design skills and learn about combining colors and prints in new ways…then watch your quilt design emerge. Discover just how ...
Improvisational Quilts: Renwick Gallery of The National Museum of American Art - August 25, 1995 to January ...
C & T Pub
Showcasing the latest work by a world-class artist, this catalog displays a stunning array of art quilts from her one-person exhibition at the Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Quilting Modern: Techniques and Projects for Improvisational Quilts
From two pioneers of today's modern quilting movement, Quilting Modern teaches quilters how to use improvisational techniques to make graphic, contemporary quilts and quilted projects. Explore seven core techniques and multiple projects using each technique--all presented with detailed instructions. Also included is step-by-step direction from Jacquie Gering and Katie Pedersen on tools, materials, and quilting basics, as well as expert advice ...
The Improvisational Cook
William Morrow Cookbooks
In The Improvisational Cook , Sally Schneider helps home cooks declare their independence from recipes and set lists of ingredients and offers an invitation to a fun, more spontaneous way to cook with whatever is on hand. But how do you become an improvisational cook? Once you understand how a basic technique or a recipe works, you can then begin to improvise. Start with one of The Improvisational Cook 's essential recipes, such as ...
Amazing Phrasing - Keyboard: 50 Ways to Improve Your Improvisational Skills
(Keyboard Instruction). Amazing Phrasing is for any keyboard player interested in learning how to improvise and how to improve their creative phrasing. This method is divided into three parts: Melody From scales to arpeggios, from using licks, riffs and runs to playing "outside," this section focuses on melodic strategies for improvisation; Harmony Whether comping or soloing, harmony is essential to improvisation, and this section ...
INTERACTIVE AND IMPROVISATIONAL DRAMA
"Are you a drama student looking for other ways to practice in your field? Do you teach drama students, or, as a teacher, want to enliven your lessons? Are you an actor who wants to diversify your role repertoire? Are you a therapist who uses active approaches to promote your clients' creative potentials? Are you wanting to be involved in a meaningful form of social action? This is the book for you! Thirty-two innovators share their approaches ...
Improvisational Negotiation: A Mediator's Stories of Conflict About Love, Money, Angerand the Strategies That ...
Improvisational Negotiation presents an original approach for mediators, negotiators, and other dispute resolution professionals. Drawing on his own experience plus those of his colleagues, Jeffrey Krivis offers the reader dramatic, well-crafted, and highly instructive stories about people in conflict - families, organizations, corporations - and shows how mediated negotiations help them to reach a successful resolution. Unlike most books on ...
Interactive and Improvisational Drama: Varieties of Applied Theatre and Performance
iUniverse, Inc., 2007
Are you a drama student looking for other ways to practice in your field? Do you teach drama students, or, as a teacher, want to enliven your lessons? Are you an actor who wants to diversify your role repertoire? Are you a therapist who uses active approaches to promote your clients' creative potentials? Are you wanting to be involved in a meaningful form of social action? This is the book for you!Thirty-two innovators share their approaches to ...
Improvisational Therapy: A Practical Guide for Creative Clinical Strategies
Bradford P. Keeney PhD
The Guilford Press
In this unusual volume, Bradford Keeney depicts psychotherapy as a performing art. Emphasizing the advantages of improvising one's own therapeutic style, he presents a host of tried-and-true strategic interventions, a short course on brief intervention design, a way of "scoring' conversations with clients much like one would score music, a collection of therapeutic moves, and chapters on creating one's own clinical design. As such, ...
Custom Knits: Unleash Your Inner Designer with Top-Down and Improvisational Techniques
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Along with being pleasurable and satisfying, knitting can sometimes be frustrating: the turtleneck that looked so fabulous on the model is too bulky for your body, or the cardigan you spent countless hours on just doesn’t fit right. Herein lies the beauty of Custom Knits , which teaches knitters how to use improvisational techniques to achieve spectacular resultsand to unleash their inner designers. Wendy Bernard, creator of the ...
Custom Knits 2: More Top-Down and Improvisational Techniques
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
In Custom Knits 2 , Wendy Bernard picks up where she left off in the bestselling Custom Knits (published by STC Craft), empowering knitters to delve even further into customization. Each chapter begins with a tutorial on the featured topic—such as converting patterns to fit men, women, or children, or tricks and techniques for substituting yarn, gauge, and stitch patterns—and is followed by a selection of Bernard’s fashionable designs ...
Electrify Your Strings: The Mark Wood Improvisational Violin Method (Book & CD)
Cherry Lane Music
Finally - a method that teaches violinists how to improvise! Plug in and take your violin on a journey beyond the world of classical music with Mark Wood and Electrify Your Strings. With instruction right out of Mark's famous music education program, you'll learn about improvising solo and rhythm parts, modern string techniques, playing in a band, buying electric gear, and much, much more! Plus, there's valuable information not just for ...
Amazing Phrasing - Guitar: 50 Ways to Improve Your Improvisational Skills
(Guitar Educational). This book/CD pack explores all the main components necessary for crafting well-balanced rhythmic and melodic phrases. It also explains how these phrases are put together to form cohesive solos. Many styles are covered rock, blues, jazz, fusion, country, Latin, funk and more and all of the concepts are backed up with musical examples. The 50 ideas are divided into five main sections: The Basics covers fundamental but ...
The Right Hand According to Tatum: A Guide to Tatum's Improvisational Techniques Plus 10 Transcribed Piano ...
In this book, Riccardo Scivales, author of Harlem Stride Pianos, has not only transcribed the right hand devices legendary jazz pianist Art Tatum used on his most famous recordings, but has broken them down, explained how they are formed, turned them into drills, and shown us the easiest fingerings for them. Titles: After You've Gone * Esquire Bounce * I Got Rhythm * Indiana * Knockin' Myself Out * Moonglow * Mop Mop * Rock Me Mamma * St. Louis ...
David N. Baker
Charles Colin Publications
Amazing Phrasing - Trumpet: 50 Ways to Improve Your Improvisational Skills
(Trumpet Instruction). Amazing Phrasing is for any trumpet player interested in learning how to improvise and how to improve their creative phrasing. The 50 ideas are divided into three main sections: Harmony explores scales, arpeggios, chord substitutions, harmonic embellishments, and other harmonic phrasing ideas; Rhythm covers legato tonguing, swing feel, rhythmic displacement, how to manipulate time, and other aspects of rhythmic ...
Block Party: The Modern Quilting Bee - The Journey of 12 Women, 1 Blog, & 12 Improvisational Projects
Alissa Haight Carlton
C & T Pub
The quilting bee gets a modern makeover * From the creators of popular blog, blockpartyquilting.com * Let go of "the rules" with 12 fun, funky, and improvisational projects * The fundamental techniques are outlined-from fabric selection to quilt tops to binding * Projects are perfect for both beginner and experienced quilters In this inspiring book, quilting mavericks Alissa and Kristen chronicle their year-long "virtual" quilting bee. ...
Improv Theatre! 400 Improvisational Scenarios & Games for Drama Students
Effective Teaching Solutions, 2012
Inspire creativity with your acting students. This book is packed with 400 fresh improvisational scenarios and games that will stimulate your student's imaginations and push them to a new level of response. There are monologue improvs, duet improvs, small cast improvs, stimulus improvs, and improv games for the secondary and adult drama class.
Beautiful Building Block Quilts: Create Improvisational Quilts from One Block
Author Lisa Walton shows you how to start with an easy quilt block like Four Patch or Flying Geese, stitch it up in several different sizes, then build your blocks into striking improvised quilts with up-to-the-minute style using solids, batiks and hand dyed fabrics. The piecing couldn’t be easier, and the design possibilities are endless with two ways to play: make quilts exactly like the ones in the book, or learn to improvise your own ...
Improvisational Models of Music Therapy
Kenneth E. Bruscia
Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd
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