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Follow your imagination and take a walk on the wild side with Carlton Books' new colouring in title - Fabulous Beasts Night & Day Colouring Book. With its unique, "night and day" approach, using both black and white backgrounds as a device to intensify your colouring in, each beast design can take on a life of its own. From Arachne to Amarok, Baku to Bailisk, and Griffin to Gogmagog, mythology is full of big, strange and snorting beasts to behold! With Fabulous Beasts Night & Day Colouring Book, all ages can locate their inner zen with a colouring pencil or pen, and create their own vibrant technicolour masterpieces. With 90 beautiful and intricate illustrations to choose from, and boasting a superior paper stock to help keep your colours looking bright and beautfiul, this colouring book takes your mind to a place where the wild beasts roam, a place where you can let your imagination, and your pens, run wild and free.
From New York Times best-selling author of the Dinotopia series,
James Gurney, comes a carefully crafted and researched study on
color and light in paintings. This art instruction book will
accompany the acclaimed Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What
Doesna (TM)t Exist.
Learn how to make your own candles with these 35 projects ranging from subtly-scented and refined to pastel-coloured glittering creations, plus smudge sticks to create a beautifully fragrant home. Candles have never been more popular, adding warmth, light and fragrance to your home. And making your own candles is simple and cost-effective, all you need to begin is a container or a mould, wax, wicks and decorations, plus Emma Hardy's detailed instructions. Learn how to use your shell collection to make delicate tea lights, fill some glass jars with herbs, flowers, essential oils, and wax to create a nature-inspired scented candle, swirl coloured wax together to make stylish marbled pillar candles and much more. There are Christmas, Valentine's day, autumn and spring delights, and why not start the year by refreshing the energy in your home with one of the gorgeously scented smudge sticks - try traditional sage or make your own with your favourite herbs. There is also a techniques section that explains all the basics you need to know (plus fire safety!) so you can start creating your own beautiful candles.
The second in this series following the success of Little Ways to Learn Watercolour, this unique book works as a course in watercolour painting, built up subject by subject, over 50 paintings. Starting off painting subjects that are important to you, you then move on to exploring your immediate environment. By the end of the book, your pictures will start to tell your own story and give you the confidence to continue painting and discovering watercolour's myriad possibilities. Techniques are introduced throughout the painting projects, from using a simple colour wash to learning about ink techniques or letting go with loose, free watercolours. At the same time, concepts such as properties of light (vital for watercolourists) are explained to give a solid foundation on which to work. So if you are a fresh to the world of watercolour, and daunted by a big blank piece of watercolour paper, this is the book for you.
Kawaii is a Japanese word that translates to "cute," and popular YouTube artist Pic Candle shows you how to doodle your way to adorable in this miniature, portable, and even cuter version of her best-selling Kawaii Doodle Class. This master class in cute features nearly 100 lovable, huggable characters and includes simple step-by-step illustrations and instructions, search-and-find puzzle patterns that you can color, inspiration boards that show you how to give your characters different facial expressions and zany accessories, and drawing pages to get your doodle party started. Your adorable drawing subjects include tacos, sushi, smoothies, clouds, rainbows, cacti, and more. Soon you'll be enhancing your notebooks, stationery, artwork, and more with your own unique kawaii world. Mini Kawaii Doodle Class is now in session!
Experience Cassandra Clare's internationally bestselling world of the Shadowhunters like never before with this intricate adult colouring book featuring forty-five all-new illustrations! From the hallowed halls of the New York Institute to the glimmering glass buildings of Alicante, from the depths of the city of bones to the forests of faerie, the world of Cassandra Clare's Mortal Instruments series comes to life like never before in this stunning colouring book. The forty-five illustrations face text excerpts, highlighting never-before-illustrated scenes from The Mortal Instruments. With gorgeous original black-and-white drawings by Cassandra Jean, illustrator of The Bane Chronicles and Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy, The Mortal Instruments Colouring Book is a must-have gift book for every Cassandra Clare fan in your life.
A compact book containing 20 postcards of illustrations that let you add your own colour to Vincent Van Gogh's most famous paintings. Artworks include Self-Portrait with a Grey Felt Hat, Sunflowers and many more iconic and captivating paintings from the collection of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. These postcards - that can easily be removed from the book - can be sent just as they are to friends and family, coloured in or even framed and hung on walls. They are bound to delight anyone who receives one.
Jake Spicer wants you to learn how to draw. This is his complete course in drawing, suitable for complete beginners as well as experienced artists, and designed to help you fit drawing into your lifestyle. Tried-and-tested exercises, ranging from five-minute sketches to dedicated sessions of an hour or longer, cover every subject and location you could wish for, while accessibly written drawing theory helps you relate the technical concepts to your practice, helping you to hone your craft. Whatever your goals are, expert art tutor Jake Spicer gives you the inspiration and encouragement to draw more - and keep improving.
***Make every day a new beginning with this lively illustrated journal from the author of Me, You, Us*** Brimming with fun and quirky ways to learn, create and grow, this charming journal presents simple activities to make every day count. Prompts include: o Memorize a poem o Compliment a stranger o Be a tourist in your own town o Learn to say "hello" in five new languages o Write a fan letter o Avoid the news for a full day o Write a five-star review o Send an overdue apology Filled with delightful illustrations and plenty of room to record your own progress and insights, this is a DIY happiness guide to share with a friend or use as a secret personal playbook for jump-starting each day. Flip to any page and begin!
Reduce stress and reveal your hidden creative potential with this book of customizable handmade mandala drawings. For centuries, mandalas have symbolized wholeness and interconnectivity. Similar to a book of meditations, this mandala adult coloring book will help you relax, find balance, and experience more deeply the world around you. Filled with 126 original mandala patterns, this book provides hours of relaxation and meditation.
Learn how to paint in the artist's favourite medium: oil. Taking inspiration from iconic paintings in the Tate Collection, learn the techniques of the masters and improve your own painting skills with 30 guided projects. Master brushwork and form with C zanne; thin and blend with Turner and Whistler; find new sources of inspiration with Bacon; and play with texture with Richter and Riley.
In addition to stamping and stencilling, various relief methods of printmaking, including lino, texture plate and collagraph, the author has included four different types of screen printing and sun and cyanotype print projects as well as how to use rust and plant materials for 'eco' type printing. Transfer methods and altered art prints offer a different take on conventional approaches to this easily accessible art form. But by far the most exciting, and largest section of the book is devoted to monotype prints and monoprinting with the focus on gel printing. Angie Franke uses her gelatine based printing pads (you'll get the recipe) and the commercial Gelli Plate - as well as a fascinating venture into clay bed printing - to explore monoprint methods in many different ways, drawing on other processes in the book to build fascinating results of richly combined layers of colour with stamp, stencil, mask and texture plate tools. Easy to follow instructions with stylish photographs will inspire anyone to give printmaking a go!
The perfect book for budding artists, How to Draw Almost Every Day challenges and inspires you to draw one simple illustration each day of the year. Don't let your artistic aspirations come to an end before they start! Everyone wants to draw stylish, evocative pictures, but between busy schedules, not knowing basic techniques, and simply feeling like their art isn't "good enough," many people quickly give up on learning to draw. This is where How to Draw Almost Every Day comes in! Each image in this technique-driven book is broken down with step-by-step diagrams, making the process of creating the image easy to understand. You'll learn to draw items from everyday life, like food and clothing, as well as seasonal images, including snowmen and pumpkins. We have also included inspiring project photos to show you how to incorporate the doodles into greeting cards, calendars, invitations, gift wrap, and just about anything you can imagine. So stop putting it off and get drawing! Each book in the Almost Everything series offers readers a fun, comprehensive, and charmingly illustrated visual directory of ideas to inspire skill building in their creative endeavors.
It is impossible not to have fun adding colour to this mesmerizing collection of rainforest-related nature and wildlife scenes. Whether you're applying the finishing touches to a toucan's beak or inventing your own colour schemes for a new type of toad, The Rainforest Colouring Book will keep you entertained for hours. With over 120 charming designs to bring to life, this activity book is the perfect gift for any artist looking to bring colour to the most naturally diverse, and beautiful, landscape on Planet Earth and a fantastic source of inspiration for anyone looking to add a splash of colour into their own lives! You better hurry though, rainforests won't be around for long - we better colour them in before they all disappear!
Thirty full-page reproductions of artwork from one of the most beautiful books of the early Middle Ages depict eye-catching borders filled with Celtic spirals and interlacings, celestial figures, saints, members of the Holy Family, Celtic crosses and other finely detailed floral, animal, human, and fantastic elements. Hours of coloring entertainment in a unique format.
This is a practical and comprehensive guide for all watercolour enthusiasts, from the beginner who wishes to explore this popular painting medium to the experienced artist looking for inspiration and ideas. Starting with advice on materials, colour and composition, the book goes on to describe basic and more advanced techniques and the wonderful effects they can produce. Fourteen easy-to-follow, step-by-step demonstrations show the reader how to paint skies, trees, water, buildings and flowers, and each section is accompanied by a selection of inspirational paintings by the seven featured artists, in a rich variety of styles. Originally published as 'Working with Watercolour', this book uses material from the 'Leisure Arts' series.
As inventors of new beadwork stitches, Melanie de Miguel (Hubble stitch) and Heather Kingsley-Heath (Albion stitch) are no strangers to innovation. And here they are, at it again... This book is the Tudor-inspired, treasure-filled result of their collaboration. Heather and Melanie have created an exciting new elemental approach especially for the more adventurous beader. Now they invite you... to join them on their thrilling adventure to recreate designs inspired by the rich and indulgent jewels of the Tudor and Elizabethan eras. There are 10 fabulous, elemental, Tudor-style designs ready to bead as complete projects. A complete library of over 60 elements makes it easy for you to dip in and mix a unique design recipe. A gallery of completed elemental creations is included, to stimulate your creative beading juices and show how easy it is to create your own versions of Tudor extravagance and splendour. What Tudor Inspirations promises you: two leading bead artists in one book; 10 gorgeously wearable, elemental designs; a complete library of elements to explore; a stunning gallery of inspirational elemental pieces; total jewellery drama and fabulous photography.
Mandala patterns are great for colouring in, de-stressing and trying out your own colour scheme. Whether you're colouring in calming mandala flowers, or completing an intricate mandala design, The Meditative Mandala Colouring Book will help you relax and practise mindfulness. With over 120 stunning designs to colour, this activity book is the perfect gift for anyone who needs to unwind and is a fantastic source of inspiration for anyone looking to create their own designs.
Tell your own story in comic-book form with this blank journal--already formatted with panels! An intro from art instruction superstar Christopher Hart will get you started. Whether they're interested in producing comic strips, manga, or graphic novels, aspiring illustrators can begin their own artistic journey with this specially produced journal. Every page features blank, black-framed panels formatted in the comic-book style, and separate sections throughout allow artists to create several different stories. Those with more experience can use the journal to flesh out their narrative and visual ideas, while beginners can experiment with the format and see where it takes them. The possibilities for self-expression are endless!
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