Description : The Circle of Eight is an exciting magical system for developing powerful, transformative rituals based on your relationship with the land. Join Jane Meredith as you process and incorporate the unique conditions of your location—the climate and seasons, flora and fauna, the manifestation of elements, and other important aspects of place. Through explorations of mythic work, invocations, inner discovery, and relationships within magical circles, this book provides much-needed insight into the experience of local magic—whether you live in a rainforest, a city, or anywhere in between. With instructions for setting up your own Circle of Eight, Jane Meredith’s unique approach will radically reinvent your relationship with traditional circle magic. Suitable for beginners, advanced ritualists, groups, and solo practitioners, this book helps you step boldly into the powerful magic of place and the great Wheel of the Year. Praise: "In a gentle but insistent and courageous voice, Jane Meredith teaches us how to bend our spirit to listen to what the sacred land is telling us about itself, and to create ritual that is alive, vibrant, and flexible enough to adapt to whatever comes with honesty and grace."—Anne Newkirk Niven, editor, Witches & Pagans magazine "Circle of Eight provides real, heartfelt, and practical methods of living our spirituality, of reminding us what our Paganism truly means, while keeping open and inspired by the lessons around us."—Cat Treadwell, Druid priest and author of Facing the Darkness and A Druid's Tale
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Description : The most effective way to communicate with your subconscious is via magically charged symbols, or sigils. Cooper shows you how to create sigils and use simple rituals to charge them with power. He also teaches you the importance of using color and the seven planetary energies to enhance the power of your sigils. Illustrated. With bibliography & index.
Description : Graphic novel guidance from two experts in the field. Here is a clear, beginning-to-end guide to creating a graphic novel, from developing a concept to getting it to readers. Heavily illustrated, this book explains the tools used, demonstrates techniques, and offers tricks of the trade. Writers and illustrators alike will find it the best overall introduction to the world of graphic novels. ?New edition features a larger format with expanded illustrations. ?Publishers Weekly reports graphic novel sales in the U.S. and Canada at $375 million in 2007, quintuple sales from 2001, while in 2008, United Press International reports, graphic novel business is booming. ?Well-known author in the graphic novel community, both Eisner Award nominees
Description : THE GRAPHIC DESIGNER’S DIGITAL TOOLKIT, 6th Edition not only introduces readers to the essential features of industry-standard software applications, but also gives them an understanding of how to integrate these programs into a seamless whole. Using a highly visual and project-based approach, this fully revised new edition examines Macintosh OS X Lion and Windows 7 operating systems, as well the “Big 3” digital design programs used in the graphics industry today: Adobe Illustrator CS6, Adobe Photoshop CS6, and Adobe InDesign CS6. After thoroughly examining the features of each application from the designer’s perspective, the author then reveals in practical detail the traditional skills and technology necessary for effective design for print and Web media. Using online project files, readers are encouraged to practice what they have learned by tackling design projects throughout the text from concept to completion. Effectively merging theory with practice, THE GRAPHIC DESIGNER'S DIGITAL TOOLKIT, 6th Edition stresses the critical importance of integration in design while meeting design parameters and client expectations. For access to the online project files please refer to the directions in the preface of the book. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : In an era of chaos magick, and more focus on individual attainment, it would initially seem like a book on maintaining occult groups would be obsolete. In most cases, this would be true; but Nick Farrell's light-hearted approach to occult groups is a highly recommended, refreshing look at group work. This isn't a book about the O.T.O. or the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. This is about group work in all its forms, and Farrell - having been involved in many over his occult career - takes many different angles into consideration while disseminating his ideas on group dynamics.Nick Farrell takes us through the trivialities of the occult lodge political system, examining the many facets of each individual personality type and how they relate to the group dynamic. Farrell dissects various scenarios that commonly occur during group work, and shows ideal ways to deal with them should they arise in your own group.
Description : Today's workplace is a dynamic, ever-changing environment. Job security is a thing of the past, layoffs are common, and people change jobs and careers frequently. Students need to be prepared to adapt to the unexpected twists and turns they may face. CREATING CAREER SUCCESS helps students develop a self-directed, proactive, flexible plan to launch and manage their careers over the years to come, using the latest technological resources and job search strategies. Through a process of self-assessment, career exploration, and self-promotion students discover how to connect their skills, interests and values to a variety of possible careers, build relationships, and present themselves in the best possible light to potential employers. Most importantly, students are encouraged to keep their minds and options open, and to engage themselves fully in the career development process. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : How do you change your life? Many books tell you how, but they fail to show you how. FocusPocus will show you how. Written in a conversational tone, FocusPocus is full of inspirational activities, questions, and insights to help you create the life you truly deserve. You can tell what you are creating in your life by what is showing up. Is it what you want? This Spirit-inspired book contains fun ways to easily help you change your thoughts, feelings, words, and actions by inviting you into direct practice. You will discover how your thoughts create, how to recognize when you are creating the things you dont want, and how to consciously create what you do want.
Description : Get acquainted with Adobe CS2 with the help of the ultimate comprehensive reference guide, Special Edition Using Adobe Creative Suite 2. Not only does it include material that covers the new product release, the author and team of contributors also covers how to use the individual products and how to integrate them so that you can use the Suite in an effective manner. The entire Suite is covered, including tools that aren't as well-documented. You'll find coverage of: Photoshop Illustrator InDesign GoLive Acrobat Designer Version Cue Bridge Stock Photo With Special Edition Using Adobe Creative Suite 2, you will easily master Adobe Creative Suite 2.