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Sue Heaser shows readers how to create intricate silver charms – from keys and padlocks to fairies and animals – using metal clay. The book features:
- Step-by-step instructions for 50 beautiful projects
- An overview of the necessary tools and materials
- Guidance for essential skills like molding, finishing and firing
- Design methods for beginners as well as more experienced sculptors
- Ideas for creating your own signature pieces
Here is a big, one-volume directory that shows and describes virtually everything for every graphic artist from simple charcoal pencils to easels and canvas-stretching equipment. All items are illustrated in colour photos, and examples of how all materials are used are shown in drawings and reproduced paintings.
Cataloged in this book are charcoal and colored pencils, sanguine chalks and pencils, charcoal sticks, crayons, pastel chalks, inks and pens, paint brushes of all shapes and sizes, palettes and palette knives, dry pigments, oil paints, watercolours and gouache paints, acrylics, varnishes and paint solvents, papers of different textures, drawing pads for different media, canvases and stretching frames, easels, cutting tools, sponges, brush and equipment cleaners
The book's final section shows examples of how to use these many different materials in finished paintings and drawings.$39.99$19.99
Pick up your pencils or brushes and colour in major artworks. Along the way, lean about the techniques and understand the secrets of these paintings.
Twenty original colour artworks are shown as a guide and include such famous works as:
- The Great Wave off Kanagawa
- The Falcon and Cherry Blossoms
- Samurai on Horseback
- The Chinese Poet Li Bai
- Shirabyoshi Dancer
These hand-drawn artworks are inspired by iconic images from British Vogue in the 1950s – an era of hats and matching gloves, haughty elegance and hourglass silhouettes.
The book features a glamorous dream wardrobe of luxurious ball gowns and cocktail dresses, smart suits and dramatic accessories by key designers including Christian Dior, Balenciaga, Givenchy and Chanel. The accompanying captions offer fashion and style tips (often highly amusing in hindsight) and are taken from the original pages of Vogue.
The approximately 90 artworks can be coloured in in the spirit of the original images that inspired them or embellished with whatever colours and patterns take the reader's fancy. The coloring book is the perfect present for all those who love vintage fashion.$19.99$9.99
Learn how to convert flat patterns to circular techniques with 12 classic, beautiful projects suitable for all ages.
With The Art of Seamless Knitting, take your knowledge of top-down, bottom-up and seamless knitting to a higher level by adapting lace, cable, and colour patterns to circular knitting and shaping techniques.
The book delves deep, showing different modes of construction and stitch pattern adaptations for seamless (or nearly-seamless) knits while also offering a sophisticated collection of elegant and timeless designs that knit up quickly or give a custom fit that do not require sewing.$46.99$19.99
Welcome to the world of cutting-edge fabric designer, Tula Pink, where clever quilts show off fanciful fabric, and your imagination can be let out to play.
Featuring fabrics that you know and love, Tula offers 20 patterns with her signature flair for colour, design and original style. Between 10 amazing quilts and 10 extra-cool companion projects, you'll be inspired to play with fabric, colour and design in a way like never before.
Step inside to find:
- 10 large quilt patterns, perfect for the bedroom or snuggling on the couch
- 10 accessory sewing projects, like an embroidered lampshade and a fabric cuckoo clock, to make your everyday life extraordinary
- Tips on choosing and combining fabrics, selecting a quilting motif, and even sketching your own fabric and pattern designs
- Step-by-step illustrations
- Super-simple sewing techniques for successful quilt making