Anna Mason's vibrant, detailed and uplifting watercolours have earned her worldwide recognition. Here goes beyond flowers to explore her inspirations from across the natural world, including fruit, birds and animals.
The book gives you a very personal insight into her way of working; with clarity and warmth she will help you find inspiration, choose scale and composition, see things correctly and work with discipline and flow until you produce fabulous work of your own.
Packed with advice and inspiring finished pieces, this gorgeous book guides you through her method of working with four beautiful step-by-step projects: a blackberry, an autumn leaf, a sunflower and a garden bird. Each project contains a traceable outline. The book is suitable for beginners or for more experienced artists looking to refine their style or try new techniques.
Look inside the book.$49.99
This book is loaded with original artwork and valuable insight from 64 artists, incredibly diverse in styles and subjects, each using acrylic in unique ways to create expressive and personal art. It features:
- 64 individual ideas, approaches and inspirations for working with acrylic paints
- 29 styles, ranging from photorealism to minimal colour field and everything in between, are explored through artist profiles, artwork and boundary-breaking "challenges" that provide dynamic starting points for your own art
- 29 step-by-step demonstrations illustrate acrylic-driven techniques you can take straight to your work, including collage and assemblage, reverse painting, printmaking, accidental stencilling, working with metallic mixtures and more
Creative Adventures in Cursive gives kids ideas for practising writing skills, then guides them into cursive creativity.
Rachelle Doorley shows 20 fun and colourful ways to use script to make posters, present school projects, design monograms, create greeting cards, decorate book bags and t-shirts, ice cookies and cakes – writing in script with everything, including fabric markers, pastry tubes, string and yarn, and of course brushes, pens and crayons.
Recommended for ages 6+.$24.99
Learn to create precious water-colour paintings that you can paint and frame in just one day. With step-by-step instructions and water-colour paper included, you can try your hand at these mini projects, and then you can instantly display your painting in one of the enclosed frames.
Paint and Frame: Botanical Painting comes with an instruction book, 15 step-by-step water-colour projects to try, an assortment of water-colour paper and five fantastic frames to decorate and personalise yourself.$24.99
A clear, comprehensive guide to colour mixing for the artist using oil paints.
It begins with simple colour theory and a colour wheel, with a template provided so that readers can paint their own; a vital step towards understanding colour. There is vividly illustrated guidance on complementary, warm and cool colours, colour tone, using a limited palette, dull and bright colours and factoring in local colour. There follows an array of essential colour mixes using widely available Winsor & Newton colours.
A beautifully presented and practical guide to understanding and mixing colours.
Look inside the book.$19.99
Get creative with this super-cute colouring book. The 24 gorgeous designs include magical unicorns, adorable kittens, charming rainbows and more, and are perfect for all ages to decorate and send to family and friends.
Pick up your pencils and experiment with your colour palette or try different materials to make each card truly unique. With enough blank space inside for a message, envelopes to customise and cute stickers to seal your card, this is the complete creative package.$16.99$9.99