Finally available on video, broken down in extreme detail, are the same lectures that have trained many of today's top industries professionals. In these videos, Sheldon Borenstein demonstrates everything from how to hold a pencil, How to tell a story with gesture, to using anatomy and much more. These lectures, which where once only available for select students, are now available for everyone to watch at their own convenience.
The workshop is accessible to everyone who wants to learn how to draw. It is a self-contained education designed for both home and class study. The content of Beginning to Draw is equal, and more!, to a 12-week college-level foundational art course.
There are many apocryphal stories in the classical-music world, but the one in which Frederick the Great challenged Bach to improvise a six-part fugue on a theme of the king's own invention is true, and The Musical Offering was, after a period of further reflection, the result. As with all the works of Bach's later years, the work is both great art and a "teaching piece," which shows everything that he thought could be done with the king's theme. The Trio Sonata based on the theme is the only major piece of chamber music from Bach's last decades in Leipzig, and that makes the work and essential cornerstone of any Bach collection. This performance, led by Neville Marriner, is both polished and lively, and very well recorded. At a "twofer" price, coupled with The Art of Fugue, it's the preferred version of the work on modern instruments.
Stock market experts often provide the same words of wisdom over and over: Invest for the long haul. Diversify your portfolio. You can ‘t beat the market. And while this is great advice for the average investor looking to secure their retirement, these rules aren ‘t as hard and fast as the experts may want you to think. History has shown us there are plenty of individuals who beat the market and beat it consistently. Consider Warren Buffet or James Simons—examples of investors who executed the right combination of steady investment methods and calculated risk over decades to build truly impressive fortunes.