Archidoodle City is filled with an array of beautiful and fun drawings, posing 75 architectural challenges for the user: from building an underground community or designing your own imaginary city to creating a new park for New York, plus many more.
Aimed at anyone who loves drawing buildings and cities, it encourages users to imagine their own creative solutions by sketching, drawing and painting in the pages of the book. In so doing, they will learn about a whole range of significant issues, such as the importance of transport, lighting and green spaces, the history of urban design and planning, and the use of monuments and symbols.
The book also includes numerous examples of works and ideas by major architects to draw inspiration from and will appeal to everyone from children to students and professional architects.$27.99
Rosie Sanders's botanical paintings lie at the extreme end of botanical art - they exude dynamism and sensuality in every brushstroke and their richness of colour sets her apart from her contemporaries. She exhibits a selection of flowers, from tulips to orchids, roses to irises, anemones to amaryllis, and illuminates them with fascinating and skillful uses of perspective and light.
This large-format book showcases over 80 of her finest paintings in exquisite detail and they are accompanied by excellent and accessible scientific commentary. This book is perfect for artists want to get a closer look at a master's brushstrokes, textures and colour in paintings, or readers who are interested in contemporary botanical art.
Chapters include: 1. Diversity in the Garden 2. Dark Flowers: the Magic of Night 3. A Fascination of Orchids 4. Lilies in Spring 5. Varieties of Belladonna 6. In Search of the Black Iris.$59.99
Using carefully drawn line illustrations of famous masterpieces, avid colouring fans will relish not only the bold, bright lines of works such as Van Gogh’s Starry Night, but also mastering the intricacy of some of the world’s most renowned paintings.
Among the 46 masterpieces featured are such celebrated works as Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam and Renoir’s Moulin de la Galette as well as a Mughal hunting scene of the 16th century and some stunningly complex Aboriginal art. Each entry explains how the artist achieved his or her effects, and offers suggestions on how the reader might try to reproduce them.
Art Studio is simultaneously relaxing, challenging and informative: a combination that will appeal to anyone who’s caught the colouring bug – or to anyone on the verge of catching it.$21.99
An innovative gift book for colouring fans who are looking for an exciting new format or for younger children looking for a fun activity. Each colouring page turns into a gorgeous gift box, perfect for Christmas time.
Each page of this brilliant book is actually a box! Simply tear along the dotted lines and fold along the scored lines to create a gift box perfect for storing all kinds of Christmas treats. The 24 boxes are ornately decorated with black and white festive designs, which can be customised with pens or pencils. This fantastic book of boxes is a fuss-free and effective way to make truly special Christmas gifts.$19.99
Gouache is an opaque water-based medium, often called body colour, that produces crisp and vibrant paintings, and is becoming increasingly popular in botanical painting.
Leading botanical painter, Simon Williams, specializes in painting with gouache and provides practical advice on all aspects of using this exciting medium plus many step-by-step demonstration paintings. In addition to the sumptuous flower paintings, there are also sections on painting butterflies, birds and exotic and unusual plants from the rainforest.$44.99
Create, relax and inspire one stroke at a time with The Great Zentangle Book! Complied by certified Zentangle trainer, Beate Winkler, these 100 step-by-step Zentangle patterns will help you relax while creating approachable and beautiful works of art.
Discover beautiful tangles from artists from around the world, including Zentangle founders Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts. Be up to date on current Zentangle trends with new, delicate bijou tiles and find inspiration for your own Zentangle artwork while learning fascinating information and techniques.$27.99