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Fisher, Mary Pat 1943-

Overview
Works: 57 works in 308 publications in 7 languages and 6,365 library holdings
Genres: History  Textbooks  Sources  Encyclopedias  Dictionaries  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: NK1510, 291
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Most widely held works by Mary Pat Fisher
Living religions by Mary Pat Fisher( Book )

70 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living Religions emphasizes the personal consciousness of believers and their own accounts of their religion and relevance in the present day. Mary Pat Fisher considers how the contemporary beliefs and practices of each of these traditions has evolved, and explores the changing nature of each religion. The ninth edition focuses on cultural customs, popular spiritual practices, mixtures of religions, and varieties of religions ways. Expanded coverage of women, including womenʹs voices and contributions, is woven into the discussion of each religion
The art of seeing by Paul Zelanski( Book )

34 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This best-selling exploration of traditional and contemporary art and artistic media focuses on art as seen from the artist's point of view, treating artistic techniques and introductory aesthetic principles. It is an engaging, clear, and concise presentation with a multi-cultural emphasis. The careful design of the illustrations, text, headings, timelines, and boxes enhances the relationship between text and illustrations. The book has a four-part organization--Part I lays the foundation for seeing; Parts II and III views two-and three-dimensional art; and Part IV approaches art as it exists in time. Topics cover a broad range of media and traditional and contemporary art, including installation; video and performance art; encaustic; fresco; wood engraving; earthworks; computers and art
Color by Paul Zelanski( Book )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addressed to artists and art students in all media --in both fine and applied arts -- this book provides an introduction to the many different approaches to understanding color and its uses -- including aesthetics, science, psychology, and history. KEY TOPICS: Covers Color Basics; Perceiving Colors; Psychological Effects of Color; Compositional Effects of Color; Theories of Color Relationships; Subtractive Notation and Mixing; Light Mixtures; Color Combinations and Interactions; Color in Fine Art; and Color in Applied Design. Considers special aesthetic and practical considerations for color usage in each medium. Discusses color management with computer technologies. Provides direct quotes from working artists about the realities of color use. Features many demonstrations/illustrations -- in color and black and white -- of color effects and media -- including historic and contemporary paintings, photographs, crafts, advertisements, cartoons, commercial design, computer art, video, architecture, landscape design, sculpture, and clothing. For artists and art students in all media -- in both fine and applied arts
Design principles and problems by Paul Zelanski( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the result of a unique collaboration between an artist who has taught basic design and an experienced professional writer of college textbooks. Together we have tried to create a book that prepares a solid foundation for studying all the fine and applied arts and is at the same time readable, interesting, and clear
Religion in the twenty-first century by Mary Pat Fisher( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A unique and informative survey of the global religious situation as we enter the new millennium. Through a thematic and people-oriented approach, this book provides a valuable introduction to a variety of new religious movements -- whether founded as offshoots of traditional religions or as a result of the Interfaith Movement and the ways in which modern technology is spreading religions both new and old
An anthology of living religions by Mary Pat Fisher( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[TofC cont] -- Confucianism: Confucian classics; Scholars' commentaries; Living confucianism -- Taoism: Traditional canon; Later developments -- Judaism: Jewish Bible, Tanakh; Prophets; Evolving theology and spirituality -- Christianity: Jesus the Christ; Early non-canonical texts -- Islam: Prophet Muhammad; Sufi mysticism -- Sikhism: Daily prayers; Dasam Granth -- New Religious movements: Old religions in new skins; Nature spirituality -- Interfaith movement: Oneness of religions; Interfaith initiatives; Celebration of religions. This anthology of readings from the major world religions draws together excerpts from key scriptures, later writings, and contemporary articles to provide a ... sense of each faith. [The] book gives each religion the opportunity to explain itself, its beliefs and relevance in today's world in its own terms. With the assistance of an international team of highly-respected specialists, the authors have selected a variety of ... excerpts which provide ... insight into today's living religions and the profound impact these religions have on the lives of countless people around the world.-Back cover
Shaping space : the dynamics of three-dimensional design by Paul Zelanski( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a guide to introductory three-dimensional design or sculpture, SHAPING SPACE offers an in-depth exploration of the aesthetic and practical considerations of working in three dimensions. Discussions of technique cover a range of media, including assorted fibers, ceramics, and even virtual design using the computer as a tool. Suggested studio projects provide structured assignments that relate directly to textual materials
Sexual choices : an introduction to human sexuality by Gilbert D Nass( Book )

16 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colour : for designers and artists by Paul Zelanski( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book not only provides a solid and thorough foundation in the aesthetic and practical basics of colour, but it also gives insights into the creative use of colour by artists past and present
Living religions : a brief introduction by Mary Pat Fisher( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living Religions: A Brief Introduction 3/e presents a highly readable and stimulating concise survey of the modern religious world though an emphasis on the personal consciousness of believers and their own accounts of their religion and relevance in contemporary life. (Amazon)
Shaping space : the dynamics of three-dimensional design by Paul Zelanski( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a guide to introductory three-dimensional design or sculpture, SHAPING SPACE offers an in-depth exploration of the aesthetic and practical considerations of working in three dimensions. Discussions of technique cover a range of media, including assorted fibers, ceramics, and even virtual design using the computer as a tool. Suggested studio projects provide structured assignments that relate directly to textual materials
Shaping space : the dynamics of three-dimensional design by Paul Zelanski( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introductory guide to three-dimensional design and sculpture, which offers an in-depth exploration of aesthetic and practical considerations of working three-dimensionally
Sexuality today by Gilbert D Nass( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in religion by Mary Pat Fisher( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of seeing by Paul Zelanski( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great art affects people in different ways. Some of us are moved to tears by it; some of us are struck speechless. Such responses are, to a certain extent, natural human reactions to the extremes of experience, be they beauty, truth or anguish. But responding to art is also an acquired sensitivity, based on exposure and expanded knowledge. The purpose of this book, then, is to expose the reader to a wide range of great art works, beautifully reproduced, and to provide information that will increase one's awareness and responsiveness to what is seen
The art of seeing by Paul Zelanski( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An art appreciation textbook written from an artist's point of view"--Back cover
Religions today : an introduction by Mary Pat Fisher( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religions Today provides a sympathetic account of what living religions really are. Fisher traces the historical development and practices of major religious movements and explores how these evolve into contemporary belief and teaching. She considers major faiths as well as indigenous religions and new religious movements, focusing on how living religions affect contemporary society. Case studies and interviews with living people ensure that this concise guide is both readable and stimulating
Les théories de la couleur by Paul Zelanski( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religionen heute by Mary Pat Fisher( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

21 shi ji zong jiao by Fei xi er( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Design principles and problems
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The art of seeingColorDesign principles and problemsReligion in the twenty-first centuryAn anthology of living religionsColour : for designers and artistsLiving religions : a brief introductionShaping space : the dynamics of three-dimensional design
Alternative Names
Fisher Mary

Fisher, Mary Pat

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Mary Pat Fisher escritora india

Mary Pat Fisher Indiaas schrijfster

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Фишер М.П.

Фишер Мэри Пат

Фишер, Мэри Пат, 1943-

피셔, 매리 팻 1943-

피셔, 메리 P. 1943-

피셔, 메리 팻 1943-

フィッシャー, メアリー・パット

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