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'Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain' is the world's most widely used drawing instruction book. Whether you feel you have little talent and you doubt you could ever learn, or you enjoy drawing but have not been able to get much beyond a childlike level, this book will show you how to gain the skill that you have always wanted. If you are already drawing as a professional artist or are an artist-in-training, it will give you greater confidence in your ability and deepen your artistic perception.
This new edition of 'Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain' has been dramatically revised, with more than fifty per cent new material, including:
See how the astonishing success of 'Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain' – responsible for teaching millions to draw – can work for you, too.
Extreme Colouring: Tattoos is action-packed with challenging, complex and advanced scenes that will keep any artist entertained for hours. Inviting you to relax and unwind, as well as encouraging and inspiring you to discover your inner artist, this extreme book of high-quality art projects is like no other creativity book on the market.
Noted textile designer and lichen expert explains how to create and use dyes derived from lichens. Text covers history of the use of lichen pigments, safe dyeing methods, ecologically sound dyeing and use of mordants, lichen identification, more.
Welcome to the third and fabulous colouring book from the sensational Kerby Rosanes, Mythomorphia. Featuring his unique and intricate ink drawings, this book includes images of gorgeous mythological creatures morphing and shapeshifting to create Kerby's signature, breath-taking scenes. From magnificent dragons and a fiery phoenix to beautiful mermaids and mischievous goblins, this book is truly out of this world. Every super-detailed picture can be coloured in and all of them hide a selection of search objects to find. Readers will have to keep their eyes peeled for these items scattered throughout the pages. On top of the success of Animorphia and Imagimorphia, Kerby's skills have already earned him a solid fan base. His Sketchy Stories Facebook page has more than 1,000,000 likes, he has had 275,000 project views on Behance and his incredible website (www.kerbyrosanes.com) is getting more hits by the day. Other books in the colouring series include: 9781910552070 Animorphia 9781910552148 Imagimorphia 9781910552865 Fantomorphia 9781910552926 Geomorphia
Get cosy with a warming drink and a new sewing project for autumn. In Tilda Hot Chocolate Sewing, bestselling author Tone Finnanger returns with a stunning new collection featuring the Tilda BirdPond fabric range. Featuring over 20 projects, you can choose from quilts and softies, bags and dolls, pillows and purses. Autumnal motifs include reindeer, mice, apples, butternut squash, ducks, birds, houses and more. This heartwarming collection will bring warmth and magic to your sewing, with beautiful lifestyle photography and step-by-step instructions and diagrams to ensure success.
"Novice knitters will appreciate the variety of projects, as well as the helpful tutorials." --Library Journal 60 Quick Knits for Beginners is an essential volume for every novice knitter and anyone picking up needles for the first time! Offering a wide array of creative techniques and attractive patterns, this entry in the beloved 60 Quick Knits series is the perfect book for anyone learning to knit. Accessible, fun, illustrated with step-by-step instructions, and featuring insightful sidebars throughout, it demystifies complex skills and instills indispensable knitting wisdom. The projects themselves are everything new or experimenting knitters could ever want, from scarves, cowls, and mittens to shawls, socks, and baby clothes. And even though several garments have instructions specifically written for beginners, they're also chic enough for those with more experience.
From sewing box to sewing machine, this inspiring and enlightening introduction to a useful and enjoyable skill explains all the fashion and furnishing techniques you need to know. Perfect for complete novices and filled with clear instructions and clever tips, it's an indispensable guide to everything you need to know about sewing. Starting with the essential items for your sewing box through to the core skills, it provides a wealth of know-how that will give you the confidence to make and customise clothes and home furnishings. From stitching neat seams and inserting zips to basic quilting and embellishing, key techniques are presented in an accessible way alongside 20 gorgeous projects that will help you to consolidate your skills including a simple bias-cut skirt, a tailored cushion, and a lined tote as well as useful basics such as a curtain, blind, child's dress and customised T-shirt. Whether you haven't used a sewing machine since your school days, or you just need a helping hand to master some of the trickier techniques, this complete guide to sewing has it covered.
For both experienced and beginner knitters, this is an inspirational collection of favourite motifs found in the traditional knitting of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and the Faroe Islands, including charming motifs of stars, hearts, flowers, leaping reindeer and dancers, as well as delightful geometric patterns, and more. Each motif is shown as a hand-knitted swatch, illustrated with clear, life-sized photographs and accompanied by easy-to-read colour charts, and a reverse colourway suggestion. With clear details on reading colour charts, and a full review of techniques for two-colour knitting, this book also gives advice on incorporating the Scandinavian motifs into a variety of different projects, allowing you to create unique designs. Includes guidance on choosing yarns, use of colour, and finishing techniques to help you hone your knitting skills and create stylish projects.
Mix-n-match! Raid your fabric stash to create colorful patchwork and quilt projects! Explore patchwork basics and inspirational quilt projects in this exciting new book from the team behind Mollie Makes. Combine patchwork and quilting techniques to create beautiful pieces you'll want to display for all to see. Mollie Makes Patchwork tackles quilting with fresh, modern, step-by-step projects for quilts, cushions, home items, and gifts--something for every skill level. An international range of quilters create fifteen charming and contemporary projects for the home, including pillows, placemats, tea cozies, and of course, quilts large and small. Each project is accompanied by clear step-by-step photography or diagrams with hints and tips from the makers. So dig out your favorite colorful fabrics and showcase your passion for patchwork!
New and up-to-date edition of the bestselling Compendium of Quilting Techniques by Susan Briscoe. Susan will answer all your quilting questions, help solve your dilemmas, and provide all the tips and techniques you need to make any quilting project - plus the trade secrets that will make them stand out from the crowd. Techniques are explained with step-by-step photographs, diagrams and clear instructions throughout. Learn the essentials of quilting, such as how to plan a design and chain-piece strips together, and progress onto exciting new techniques like printing digitally onto fabrics. For those trickier areas, there are troubleshooting tips and expert advice on hand to show you how to take your quilting one step further and get neat, professional results every time. Whether you are just setting out on your quilting journey or an experienced quilter looking to improve your techniques and learn about new ones, this invaluable resource will provide the ultimate go-to guide for quilters everywhere.
’n Handgemaakte geskenk het soveel meer waarde as ’n gekoopte. Vlytige Geskenke bevat talle briljante idees en projekte, van geurige badprodukte en smaaklike eetgoed tot breekgoed met ’n boodskap en 3D-geleentheidskaartjies. Vlytige Geskenke is propvol inspirasie vir geskenke, verpakkings en kaartjies. Rond jou skeppings af met handversierde geskenkpapier en hangetikette en gee dan jou geskenke met liefde.
Inhoud: Toerusting, Vlytige geskenkidees, Knope-hangers, Soutdeeg-treffers, Appel- houers, Selfdoen-gemmerbroodmengsel, Flesse vol verrassings, Bruiskoekies vir badtyd, Prentjie-mooi!, Breekgoed met ’n boodskap, Blomme wat hou.
Create marvelously imaginative paper animals, insects, witches, angels, ornaments, and more with just a single sheet of paper. Easy-to-follow instructions and 92 delightful illustrations for folding, cutting, and curling enable even beginners to construct a menagerie of captivating creatures. For papercrafters of all ages.
Words for paper, art and craft creations is the first of its kind. In this title, artists, crafters and creative souls are inspired and taught how to make use of words in their creations, be they cards, scrapbook pages, wall art or fine art. Learn: Why it is important to use words in creations. Where to get inspiration and words. How to incorporate words in creations. The bulk of the title is filled with words, making the hunt for the right words for a specific situation an absolute pleasure! The writer's love and passion for South Africa also makes this book unique. Most of the poems, phrases and words used in the book, are of South African origin.
This is the long-awaited colouring book from illustrator Yuko Higuchi. Follow a brother and sister on their magical, and at times surreal, trip through Yuko Higuchi's museum, where they are transformed into the creatures they encounter - plants, mushrooms, mammals, reptiles, molluscs, birds and ancient creatures. Let your imagination run riot by adding colour to the illustrations. Created by cult Japanese illustrator Yuko Higuchi, this is a must for lovers of all things fantastical and bizarre.
This book packs in the combined wisdom of two writer-educators who are consummate problem solvers when it comes to jewellery making. Together they show the reader how to fix common screw-ups, try out new creative techniques, get more skilled at familiar methods, improvise tools and discover ways to save money, such as recycling gold and other precious metal scraps. From beading to setting a stone, understanding annealing to soldering your own silver chain, you can riffle through the book, experimenting with new innovations to create your unique jewellery designs. Packed with over 200 expert fixes, insider tips, and tricks of the trade, content is arranged by topic to enable any jewellery maker to achieve a striking and professional look to their earring, necklaces, rings, and more. A must-have for anyone who makes their own jewellery, whether at beginner or intermediate level.
She's back! Debbie uses a variety of beaded knitting techniques to create an array of delightfully detailed fashion and home projects that are sure to catch your eye. All embellished with creative beadwork with helpful tips suggesting alternative ideas and designs for each project - you'll be brimming with your own ideas in no time at all. Packed full of cushions and blankets, home accessories, fashionable essentials and additions to your wardrobe, this myriad of delectable designs will surely suit all tastes and abilities. Designed for the modern knitter, each project offers detailed explanations of materials required and skills needed so that you have all the information you need at your fingertips. The book includes a section outlining all beading techniques with easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photography to satisfy knitters of all skill levels. Whether you want to create a stunning evening scarf or a decorative cushion for your living room, use beads to enhance all your knitting projects, leaving them nothing short of bead-dazzling!
An essential guide to tying knots in splash proof ring bound format
This full colour, clearly illustrated book covers cover the top 10 knots everyone should know, plus coiling and throwing a rope, and whipping (stopping the end unravelling). It is part of of Fernhurst's highly popular Companion series.
All "Companion" books feature essential information - colour coded for instant access. Designed to withstand the rigours of on-board use they are splash proof, ringbound and printed on durable laminated card.Everyone needs knots: sailors, fishermen, girl guides, etc.Features the 10 knots everyone should know.Colour sequences of drawings show how to tie the knot, step-by-step.The use, good and bad points of each knot is highlighted.Splash proof ring bound format.
If you have ever wanted to transform yourself into a different character, this is the book for you. Become a Victorian gent, a pirate or even a rabbit by simply donning one of our fantastic knitted disguises! The hilarious projects - beards, moustaches, wigs, glasses and even a knitted bald head - will allow you to change your appearance in a flash. There are different hair styles as well as accessories like a bandit mask, a monocle and pipe and even a paper bag for complete anonymity. So choose your favourite pattern and get knitting, whether you want to adopt a secret identity, win a fancy dress competition, fool your friends or simply make them smile. And don't forget, nothing will keep your face warmer than a cosy knitted beard! Word count: 12,000
A handy, practical and inspirational little book - perfect for the pocket or art bag - showing watercolour painters of all levels how to loosen up their paintings and maintain spontaneity. Written by popular artist Hazel Soan, the book is arranged in two parts: the first section explains all about watercolour and shows what can be achieved with it in a short time span; the second section suggests specific approaches to painting in particular situations. INCLUDES: covering all the essential techniques, the book focuses on maximising brushstrokes and exploring colours Useful advice on deciding what to include and what to leave out Helpful chapters on painting a wide range of subjects, including people, landscapes, seascapes, buildings, gardens, flowers and still life subjects
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