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Sensibilities - Myths and Legends of Russia: the Illustrations

Sensibilities - Myths and Legends of Russia: the Illustrations
Let us have more pictures, shall we? Several of us are experiencing December blues and quite unable to rouse ourselves to the spirit of the season. I hope these may provide a few moments' entertainment at the very least. I never did manage to post these illustrations here. Cross-posted at told_tales and storybookland I feel so silly and awkward sometimes, posting these things in communities; especially having to sign off with my name as the illustrator. 'She waved her right hand, and lakes and woods appeared; she waved her left hand, and various birds began to fly about'Illustration for The Frog Princess. 'I'm Rumbling Thunder! 'Ivashko too walked and walked, and met the three-headed dragon'Illustration for The Three Kingdoms. ‘The fox is carrying me away … Cat Cotonaevich, rescue me!’ Unlike that tale, however, in which Chanticleer manages to outwit the fox in the end, this one does not end happily for the cock. This is one of two of the earliest illustrations which I completed. Related:  Illustrations

Sensibilities The Russian Revolution of 1917 Fighting for a Classless Society The Russian Revolution of 1917 is also called the Second Russian Revolution , the First Russian Revolution being the Russian Revolution of 1905 . The Russian Revolution of 1917 — Events Unfold Riots and strikes erupted in March 1917. Soldiers ceased to obey Czar Nicholas II . Provisional Government came to power, led by Prince Georgy Lvov and later by Aleksandr F. The new government, however, failed to take decisive action on two main issues: the distribution of land and the country’s participation in World War I . Furthermore, the Provisional Government had trouble within their ranks. Lavr G. The Bolsheviks competed with the Provisional Government for power. Without any noteworthy resistance, the Bolsheviks captured the government buildings and other strategically important points in Petrograd (St. A new government, the Council of People’s Commissars , was set up with Vladimir I. Leon Trotsky as foreign commissar, Joseph Stalin as commissar of nationalities. The

somefield Fantasy art by Nene Thomas Inc. Bolshevism, the Road to Revolution There have been many books and potted histories of Russia, either written from an anti-Bolshevik perspective, or its Stalinist mirror image, which paint a false account of the rise of Bolshevism. For them, Bolshevism is either an historical "accident" or "tragedy". Or it is portrayed erroneously as the work of one great man (Lenin) who marched single-minded towards the October Revolution. Alan Woods, in rejecting these "theses", reveals the real evolution of Bolshevism as a living struggle to apply the methods of Marxism to the peculiarities of Russia. Using a wealth of primary sources, Alan Woods uncovers the fascinating growth and development of Bolshevism in pre-revolutionary Russia. Paperback copies of this book are available. The online publication of this book is part of the In Defence of Marxism project. The book, which is nearly 600 pages long has a retail price of £15 in Britain, but you can get a special price if you buy it directly from us.

The Ultimate Photoshop Toolbox - Noupe Design Blog Sep 07 2010 For years now, whenever designers have been asked about their go-to program for image editing and creation, one of the top answers that comes back, is Adobe Photoshop. Its generations of evolution has centered around the growth of any number of digital imaging professionals and has made this software giant a staple in the graphic design community. Since so many of us find this tool in our design arsenals, we thought we would put together a post that would have you get the most out of this dynamic imaging program. Below is a collection of invaluable Photoshop resources from the online community that runs the proverbial gamut of available PS content. Websites The websites that have been gathered below are the first place that you should go when you are setting out on a path of beefing up your proverbial toolbox of Photoshop resources. Web Designer’s Toolkit is a valuable resource for Photoshoppers indeed. Photoshop Tutorials is a site whose name slightly undersells the place.

Michelle Hoefener | Online Portfolio The History Guide -- Main How To Give Your Photos a Dark Processed Lomo Effect This post was originally published in 2010 The tips and techniques explained may be outdated. Follow this step by step post processing guide to give your photos a dark lomo style effect with high contrast, blue tones and vignette burns. The effect is based on the popular lomographic technique and is similar to the processing effect used in many fashion shots and advertisement designs. View full size photo effect Begin by opening your photograph of choice into Adobe Photoshop. Go to Image > Adjustments > Levels and tweak the tones of the image. At the bottom of the Layers palette, click the Adjustment Layer icon and select Curves. Change the drop down menu to Green and tweak the graph for the green channel to further alter the tones of the image. Finally alter the Blue channel, creating an inverted ‘S’ shape to enhance the blues to give a cool colour cast. Go to Edit > Select All, then Edit > Copy Merged. Paste another duplicate of the image on a new layer. Download this file

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