Creative Character Design

Titre : Creative Character Design
Auteur : Bryan Tillman
Éditeur : Taylor & Francis
ISBN-13 : 9781136129810
Libération : 2012-12-12

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Create compelling, original characters using archetypes and design elements such as shadows and line with the tips and techniques found in this image-packed book. Bryan Tillman bridges the gap between the technique of drawing characters and the theory of good character design by using case studies, examples of professional art, and literary and pop culture references to teach you how to develop a character, not just draw one. The book also features Character Model Sheets that will guide you through the creation of new and unique characters. Finally, Bryan will break down established character archetypes to show you why and how the different aspects of good character design work. The content on the book is based on Bryan's popular 2009 Comic-Con course on 'Character Design'. Learn what makes a character unique and powerful by using shapes, shadows, and form - this title includes 'character model sheets' so you can put it all together yourself, as well as case studies from established artists. It bridges the gap between the technique of drawing characters and the theory of good character design in a practical, hands-on way - learn how to use story and archetypes to develop compelling, new characters. Based on a standing-room only presentation at Comic-Con 2009 in San Diego, it features the artwork of a collection of professional artists as examples to the techniques shown in the book.

Foundations of the Classical Theory of Partial Differential Equations

Titre : Foundations of the Classical Theory of Partial Differential Equations
Auteur : Yu.V. Egorov
Éditeur : Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN-13 : 9783642580932
Libération : 2013-12-01

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From the reviews: "...I think the volume is a great success ... a welcome addition to the literature ..." The Mathematical Intelligencer, 1993 "... It is comparable in scope with the great Courant-Hilbert Methods of Mathematical Physics, but it is much shorter, more up to date of course, and contains more elaborate analytical machinery...." The Mathematical Gazette, 1993

Lectures on Partial Differential Equations

Titre : Lectures on Partial Differential Equations
Auteur : Vladimir I. Arnold
Éditeur : Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN-13 : 3540404481
Libération : 2003-10-29

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Choice Outstanding Title! (January 2006) This richly illustrated text covers the Cauchy and Neumann problems for the classical linear equations of mathematical physics. A large number of problems are sprinkled throughout the book, and a full set of problems from examinations given in Moscow are included at the end. Some of these problems are quite challenging! What makes the book unique is Arnold's particular talent at holding a topic up for examination from a new and fresh perspective. He likes to blow away the fog of generality that obscures so much mathematical writing and reveal the essentially simple intuitive ideas underlying the subject. No other mathematical writer does this quite so well as Arnold.

Poetry of the Taliban

Titre : Poetry of the Taliban
Auteur : Mirwais Rahmany
Éditeur : Columbia University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780231801164
Libération : 2012-01-01

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While much has been written about Taliban's military tactics, media strategy and harsh treatment of women, the cultural and sometimes less overtly political representation of their identity, the Taliban's other face, is often overlooked. Most Taliban fighters are Pashtuns, a people who cherish their vibrant poetic tradition, closely associated with that of song. The poems in this collection are meant to be recited and sung; and this is the manner in which they are enjoyed by the wider Pashtun public today. For the Taliban today, these poems, or ghazals, have a resonance back to the 1980s war against the Soviets, when similar rhetorical styles, poetic formulae and tricks with metre inspired mujahideen combatants and non-combatants alike. The poetry presented here includes 'classics' of the genre from the 1980s and 1990s as well as a selection from the odes and ghazals of today's conflict .

Asian Mind Game

Titre : Asian Mind Game
Auteur : Chin-ning Chu
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9780892563524
Libération : 1991-01-30

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Offers strategies for defending against Asian business tactics

Virtuous Leadership

Titre : Virtuous Leadership
Auteur : Alexandre Havard
Éditeur : Scepter Publishers
ISBN-13 : 9781594170591
Libération : 2007-01-01

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Alexandre Havard A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Virtuous Leadership Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

International Security

Titre : International Security
Auteur : Roland Dannreuther
Éditeur : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN-13 : 9780745656885
Libération : 2014-01-28

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International Security is a cutting-edge analysis of the key security challenges and developments in the post-Cold War world. Drawing on a wide range of contemporary examples, from the Iraq war to the rise of China, it is an essential guide for students and policy makers seeking to understand the theoretical and empirical debates over the fast-changing nature of international security today. The book is organized into four main parts. Part 1 provides an analytical framework for the book, identifying the most significant post-Cold War shifts in international security and recent theoretical developments in security studies. Part 2 analyses the root causes for contemporary warfare, the dilemmas and debates over military intervention, and the role played by the UN, NATO and other organizations in maintaining international peace and security. Part 3 assesses the challenges of environmental security, including the threat of resource-based conflict, most notably over oil and water, and the perceived security challenges of international migration. Part 4 discusses the new security challenges posed by international terrorism, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and cyber warfare. It explores the strategies and policies adopted by the United States, particularly in the aftermath of 9/11 and assesses the implications of the rise of China and other emerging powers. This book will be essential reading for students and analysts of international relations, international security and strategic studies.

Human Resource Champions

Titre : Human Resource Champions
Auteur : David Ulrich
Éditeur : Harvard Business Press
ISBN-13 : 1422160696
Libération : 1996-10-30

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The author argues that the roles of human resource professionals must be redefined to meet the competitive challenges organizations face today and into the future. He provides a framework that identifies four distinct roles of human resource professionals: strategic player, administrative expert, employee champion, and change agent. He includes many examples to demonstrate that human resource professionals must operate in all four areas simultaneously in order to contribute fully. He urges a shift of these professionals' mentality from "what I do" to "what I deliver" and makes specific recommendations for how individuals in human resources can partner with line managers to make organizations more competitive.

The Second Ship

Titre : The Second Ship
Auteur : Richard Phillips
Éditeur : BookPros, LLC
ISBN-13 : 9780981546261
Libération : 2009-05-01

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On the evening of July 3rd, 1947, two starships battled in the night sky over the American Southwest, sending both ships crashing into the high desert. One of these ships was quickly discovered near Roswell, New Mexico, and spirited away, its existence officially denied by the US Government. In August of 2006, three high school students accidentally discover something which leaves them entangled in a dark web of international espionage and intrigue. Pursued by government agents and mercenary killers, they stumble upon something far more terrifying. Now, their only hope of survival may lie within The Second Ship.

The Sociology of Religion

Titre : The Sociology of Religion
Auteur : Grace Davie
Éditeur : SAGE
ISBN-13 : 9781446291290
Libération : 2013-01-15

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Why is religion still important? Can we be fully modern and fully religious? In this new edition, Davie follows up her discussion of the meaning of religion in modern society and considers how best to research and understand this relationship. Exploring the rapid movements within the sociology of religion today, this revised and updated book: • Describes the origins of the sociology of religion • Demystifies secularization as a process and a theory • Relates religion to modern social theory • Unpacks the meaning of religion in relation to modernity and globalization • Grasps the methodological challenges in the field • Provides a comparative perspective for religions in the west • Introduces questions of minorities and margins • Sets out a critical agenda for debate and research The Sociology of Religion has already proved itself as one of the most important titles within the field; this edition will ensure that it remains an indispensable resource for students and researchers alike.