Response to Nature
The botanical watercolors of Pam Kessler, 1972-2010
144 pages of silken paper from Finland, dynamically designed with beautiful, highly detailed paintings of orchids, bird’s nests and more. Includes insights into the genre of Botanical painting, techniques and personal motivation of this renowned artist. A delight from start to finish, lovely to give and own. The book is hard bound in fine linen with a bright Catlaya painting tipped on, to light up the cover. $60.00 plus $6 shipping
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Every Hand Has a Story…
other photos evoke the pleasure of living in the Lowcountry of South Carolina – shrimp by the handful,
US Marines, sweetgrass baskets makers, or oyster roasts. The publication
of this book celebrates the 300th birthday of Beaufort, South Carolina.
Sandy Dimke is a photographer whose career in advertising and
architectural photography spans over 20 years. Her award winning work
has appeared nationally in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, South
Carolina Wildlife and numerous other magazines. You may order your copy
of Sandy’s book at www.dimkephotoart.com
View more pages from the book below. Click the lower right to turn the page foreword and click the lower left corner to turn the page back.
Shrimp, Collards & Grits
Recipes and Stories from the Creeks and Gardens of the Lowcountry by Pat Branning
This coffee table cook book is a delightful combination of recipes, fine art (by accomplished Lowcountry artists such as Ray Ellis, Jonathan Green, and Nancy Rhett) and stories about the Lowcountry. Pat Branning is a long time broadcast and newspaper food editor and cook extraordinaire whose passion for all things Lowcountry makes this book a delectable read and a fascinating gift. Pre sales start in a few weeks, place your order now by emailing us. The classical, easy to read design of this project utilizes our high quality reproduction, refined typography and unique cover materials to make this book one people will be proud to give and display.
Fundamental Graphite Techniques by Katie Lee, ASBA
Join Katie Lee, renowned botanical art teacher, as you are guided through the step-by-step lessons in this 176 page hardcover, spiral bound book. While you are learning, you’ll be inspired by Katie’s beautiful drawings of plants, wildlife and birds. This unique, effective teaching book will become a favorite! 33 worksheets designed to teach graphite pencil techniques, and build your confidence and control. Order at Starbooks.biz
By acclaimed Waterfowling Author, Worth Mathewson
Waterfowling, Best Days
Hardcover Edition cloth with copper foil stamping face and Spine and Special Collector’s Edition bound in Brown Leather with Brown Leather Slipcase This book chronicles a life spent afield in locales around the globe. For over 50 years Worth Mathewson has studied waterfowl of all types. In this edition the stories come together in 448 pages. Our approach to this manuscript was to produce a handsome, easy to read book that is both classic and contemporary. The typography provides maximum legibility for the reader with beauty and style. The split press run allowed for a limited collector’s edition with gilt edges and bound in leather.
Vanishing Light by Ben Ham
Wooden Camera Press This large, fine art photography book by artist Ben Ham showcases his fine art photography of the Lowcounty of South Carolina, the rolling hills of California Wine Country, the Majesty of the Oregon Coast and the Rugged West. The book at 14 x 11 inches is classically designed to showcase Ben Ham’s stories with his fine art photographs. It is hard bound with a matte laminated French dust jacket.
God Is In Your Full-Length Mirror by Heidi Gartner, M.P.H.
Health Undivided Press This intriguing titled book is written to help people who struggle with weight and food. The author and health expert, Heidi Gartner, shares her first hand experience and steps to lasting victory over food issues through Biblically based concepts for ending emotional eating and finding peace and balance in life.
The Art of a Sporting Life, The Wildlife Art of David Hagerbaumer by John Orrelle
Skagit River Press Inside the slipcase of this gilt-edged deluxe collector’s edition, the reader will find over 180 paintings by renowned wildlife artist David Hagerbaumer. Chronicled by print historian and professor, John Orrelle, Hagerbaumer’s astounding 65 year career is beautifully presented for the reader’s and collector’s enjoyment.
Finely Feathered The Marsh and Lagoon Birds of the Lowcountry by David Lynch
Covering Hilton Head Island, Beaufort, The Sea Islands, Charleston, Savannah and beyond.
“Ideal for anyone who spends time in the South and who cannot identify area birds. It should have a place in every home on a table close to a garden window. Well done! A fine book.” –Barry Lowes, Audubon Society
Have you ever wanted to look more closely at the fascinating birds of the lagoons and marshes, only to have them fly away too quickly? Sit back and relax, you’ll enjoy turning every page of Finely Feathered and looking closely at these interesting creatures. Over 32 different birds each with a beautiful photo essay and easy to read descriptive text telling the habits and locations of each bird.
Join photographer and author David Lynch in his vivid field studies of our feathered friends for a delightful, informative, close-up look at the birds of the lagoons and marshes of the Lowcountry.
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The Art of Milton C. Weiler, A Sportman’s World By John T. Ordeman and M.C. ‘Bud’ Weiler
“The art of Milt Weiler has authenticity because he lives the life he paints. An avid gunner and angler, he has shared the wild-fowler's chill dawn and known the surging, heart-stopping leap of the Atlantic salmon.” Grand Central Art Galleries exhibition catalog.
“Weiler, who died last November, was considered one of the most accomplished painters of the hunting and fishing scene in this country and was also considered an expert decoy carver. His illustrations graced some of the best Derrydale titles on gunning and fishing and others by Scribners, Coward – McCann, Crown Stackpole and Winchester Press.
An outdoorsman and conservationist, Weiler was deeply devoted to trout and salmon fishing and waterfowl and upland gunning.” Nelson Bryant, Outdoor Columnist - The New York Times (Mar. 14, 1975).
Milt Weiler was a watercolorist who could recreate in his paintings the look and the feel of a winter waterfowl marsh, autumn upland bird cover, a spring trout stream and a summer salmon river in the manner of the tradition established by the artist whose works had inspired him, Winslow Homer.
Weiler was also a carver of decoys, ducks of such sculptural beauty that they won him top awards in the most prestigious working decoy and decorative bird carving competitions. “Weiler,” in the opinion of Nelson Bryant, writing for the New York Times, “was considered one of the most accomplished painters of hunting and fishing scenes in this country, and he was also an expert carver of decoys.”
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Little Geech A Shrimper’s Story By H.H. Von Harten, Jr
From ship to shore, join H.H. ‘Bubba’ Von Harten, Jr. as he tells of the life of a shrimper.
Hailing from generations who made their living on the water, Von Harten’s life story chronicles men and women who lived by the sea and tide.
With adventure, daring and pluck, Von Harten and his family created a shrimping legacy, day-by-day, working the nets.
Join him as he describes life and its goings on in his beloved Beaufort, South Carolina and the Lowcountry.
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