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From selecting and working with the tools of the trade to learning a range of basic techniques, Beginning Drawing provides a thorough, easily digestible overview of key drawing concepts, including lighting, shading, shadows, perspective, texture, and composition, and then demonstrates how these techniques intersect, both functionally and creatively, in a wider context within a complete piece of art. Step-by-step lessons encourage practice, focusing readers on the methods and techniques designed to enhance their overall skill level, before graduating on to more subject-specific works.
If you've ever spent time in a natural area or with a pet you know the power of Nature to heal. Dr. Sweeney blends art therapy with ecotherapy in a unique learning tool which gives you the means to anchor that feel-good aliveness so it doesn't fade when you return indoors. The engaging and practical Eco-Art activities she presents in this manual use art as a bridge between your innate, but suppressed natural intelligence and your conscious awareness. These simple, but powerful, paradigm-shifting exercises help you surface your inherited wisdom into your psyche so you can think with it 24/7, making your time spent in Nature, not only momentarily cathartic, but lasting.
Knitting projects are more than just scarves and hats! Creative readers will "get into" knitting with this title, which offers a clear and easy-to-follow look at knitting techniques, opening readers' eyes to the fun possibilities of extreme knitting projects! A comprehensive guide to knitting basics and trouble-shooting will allow any reader to let their creativity shine in knitting!
This book introduces you to professional photography and composition principles, tricks and techniques of iphoneography, photosharing, and more. Do you have a smartphone with you right now? If you do, along with this book, you've got everything you need to make amazing photography.
Featuring an array of traditional Native recipes and no-nonsense practical advice about health and fitness, Recovering Our Ancestors' Gardens, by Choctaw author and scholar Devon Abbott Mihesuah, draws on the rich indigenous heritages of this continent to offer a helpful guide to a healthier life.
Sometimes less is more. That's true in textile art too, and this much-needed guide brings a meaningful, sustainable approach to stitchery. Slow down and experience more joy in your craft by trying simple techniques based on traditional practice, reusing and reinventing materials, and limiting equipment.
How does someone who avoids lifting a finger for any task make croissants at home-- and become an award-winning cookbook writer? Sönmezsoy returned to Istanbul from San Francisco, and found that he missed the food as much as he missed the city. He started a blog, posting recipes and pictures of foods he had baked. His first cookbook won a 'first place' in the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. Now he shares his tips and tricks-- and recipes-- with you.