The Art of Darkwatch
Author: Farzad Varahramyan
This book showcases the concept art that went into creating Darkwatch. It will demonstrate the process and development of the concepts, as well as the evolution of the intellectual property itself. Steal a glimpse into the true talent, perseverance, and collaborative spirit of the concept artists that contributed to developing Darkwatch.
Visual Futurist - Syd Mead
"The artists who have created and visualized this world developed their imaginative creativity with such fertile cultural elements as Star Wars, Blade Runner, Aliens, Tron, and The Terminator to name but a few of individual inspirations. From the bucolic to the terrifying, these artists all share a common sense of exhilaration that is the signature characteristic of genuine creative facility."
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Internet Research Skills
Author: Niall O Dochartaigh
Internet Research Skills is a clear and concise guide to the effective use of the Internet for students in the social sciences. The open web is becoming central to student research practice, not least because of its accessibility, and this clear text describes search strategies and outlines the critical skills necessary to deal with such diverse and disorganized materials.
Internet Research Skills covers all of the essential aspects of Internet research, with each chapter containing a number of illustrations, inset boxes, and short exercises. The first half of the book deals with publications online, devoting separate chapters to the academic articles, books, official publications and news sources which form the core secondary sources for social science research. The second half of the book deals with the open web, a vast and confusing realm of materials, many of which have no direct print counterpart.
- Inset boxes, including search tips, technical explanations, examples and warning tips on avoiding common pitfalls
- Exercises at the end of each chapter that cover the key skills
- Worked examples throughout the book, drawing on a range of social science disciplines
- Illustration with relevant screengrabs
This concise and accessible introduction to Internet research skills will be a perfect guide for undergraduate students carrying out research projects and for postgraduate students working on theses and dissertations.