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You Can Draw Anything!: 50 Essential Art Techniques for the Aspiring Artist

Christopher Hart · Sixth & Spring Books
Format: Paperback

In You Can Draw Anything!, acclaimed drawing instructor and author Christopher Hart leads you through a fun, easy, and informative course in learning to draw. Each lesson teaches you how to create one or more specific drawings, while also sharing important art principles that you can apply...
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Grow Food for Free: No Cost, Low Effort, High Yield

Huw Richards · DK PUB
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Huw Richards is a man on a mission. He wants everyone to grow their own fruit and vegetables, and he wants to prove that you don't need much money (or even your own garden) to do so.

Grow Food for Free shows you how to produce no-cost, low-maintenance fruit and vegetables....

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In Bloom: Growing, Harvesting, and Arranging Homegrown Flowers All Year Round

Clare Nolan · CompanionHouse Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Enhance Your Home with Flowers In this beautifully designed book, brimming with inspirational photographs, Clare Nolan reveals her secrets for growing a bountiful harvest as well as styling spectacular displays that will fill your home with color and the gorgeous scent of the garden year-round....
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Make Thrift Mend: Stitch, Patch, Darn, Plant-Dye & Love Your Wardrobe

Katrina Rodabaugh
Format: Hardcover


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Just Add Water: Easy Techniques and Everyday Ideas for Inspiring Flower Arrangements

Cynthia Gaylin Bigony · West Margin Press
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for budding designers and newcomers to flowers, this book demystifies the art of floral arrangements with 10 simple techniques plus over 20 stunning bouquet ideas, all presented in lush photographs with clear step-by-step instructions. Filled with useful tips and easy-to-follow...
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Comics and Sequential Art: Principles and Practices from the Legendary Cartoonist

Will Eisner · W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Paperback

"Comics and Sequential Art is a masterwork, the distillation of Will Eisner's genius to a clear and potent elixir."—Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. Will Eisner is one of the twentieth century's great...
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The Art of Flowers

Jordan Marxer · 83 Press
Format: Hardcover

Divided into three enticing sections, this exquisitely photographed volume offers page after page of floral pageantry. Beginning with "Scents and Sensibility," we celebrate the romantic charms of beloved blossoms. Scattered among gorgeous images, find helpful guidelines for growing...
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Nevertheless, She Wore It: 50 Iconic Fashion Moments

Ann Shen · Chronicle Books
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

From the creator of the bestselling Bad Girls Throughout History!Celebrated illustrator and author Ann Shen shares her striking study of history's most iconic styles, and the women who changed the world while wearing them.From the revolutionary bikini to the presidential pantsuit, this...
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Web and Digital for Graphic Designers

Neil Leonard
Format: Paperback

Creative web design requires knowledge from across the design and technical realms, and it can seem like a daunting task working out where to get started.In this book the authors take you through all you need to know about designing for the web and digital, from initial concepts and client...
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A Woman's Garden: Grow beautiful plants and make useful things

Tanya Anderson

Gardens grow more than just pretty flowers. They grow well-being and . Gardens can also produce plant material for , , artisan crafts, delicious foods and beverages, and medicines - homegrown ways to create a wholesome lifestyle.

Making things with your hands and heart, and
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Dad, How Do I?

Rob Kenney
Format: Hardcover


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Creative Lettering and Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy: A collection of traditional calligraphic hands from history and how to write them

Laura Lavender · Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Discover everything you need to know about historic flourished hands and how to create elegant, modern artwork inspired by traditional calligraphy techniques in this follow-up to the first and best-selling lettering book in Walter Foster's Creative ... and Beyond series. Beginning...
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Masters and Legends of Fantasy Art, 2nd Expanded Edition: Techniques for Drawing, Painting & Digital Art from Fantasy Legends

Editors of ImagineFX Magazine · Fox Chapel Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Uncover the secrets of the fantasy art masters! 17 interviews and 24 workshops from the biggest names in the genre Step-by-step tutorials on everything from painting in watercolor to getting a traditional look digitally Featured artists include Frank Frazetta, H.R. Giger, Syd Mead, Boris...
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Artful Alphabets: 55 Inspiring Hand Lettering Techniques and Ideas

JOANNE SHARPE · North Light Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Create uniquely artful words with secrets from Joanne Sharpe!

Joanne Sharpe--author of the popular book The Art of Whimsical Lettering--has gathered together 55 of her favorite hand-drawn alphabets for this light-hearted collection. Follow simple illustrated steps to replicate...
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The Art of Paint Pouring: Tips, techniques, and step-by-step instructions for creating colorful poured art in acrylic

Amanda VanEver · Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Learn the creative, innovative technique of making art by pouring paint with The Art of Paint Pouring! Featuring easy step-by-step projects, practical tips, and beautiful art from an established paint-pouring expert, this book will help artists of any skill level make colorful, textured...
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Botanical Art Techniques: A Comprehensive Guide to Pen and Ink, Watercolor, Colored Pencils, Etching, Egg Tempera, Oils, Casein, and More

American Society of Botanical Artists · TIMBER PR INC

Botanical Art Techniques is a comprehensive guide to one of the most delicate and beautiful art forms. From the experts at the American Society of Botanical Artists, it feature how-to tutorials of all the major techniques. The tutorials move from basic and introductory to advanced, so the reader...
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Crafting with Flannel: A Beginner's Guide to Making Gifts, Accessories & Home Décor

Sarah Ramberg
Format: Paperback

Very few fabrics elicit such a cozy feeling as flannel. With its universal appeal and inexpensive cost, flannel is a terrific medium to create new décor for your home, a unique accessory to wear, or a thoughtful gift to give. Featuring more than fifty easy-to-follow tutorials, Crafting...
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Crochet Snowflakes Step-by-Step: A Delightful Flurry of 40 Patterns for Beginners

Caitlin Sainio · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Bring the lacy beauty of a snowfall into your home with Crochet Snowflakes Step-by-Step. Crafters of all levels can easily crochet up a storm, or just make a simple snowflake or two. Geared toward beginners, each of the crochet snowflake patterns in this book comes with a clear, easy-to-follow...
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Essential Art Therapy Exercises: Effective Techniques to Manage Anxiety, Depression, and PTSD

Leah Guzman
Format: Paperback

Process difficult thoughts and feelings with art therapyEssential Art Therapy Exercises shows you how creating art can help ease depression, anxiety, PTSD, and life's other challenges. Art therapy activities like drawing, painting, and sculpting will help you better understand your...
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Essential Joinery: The Fundamental Techniques Every Woodworker Should Know

Marc Spagnuolo · Blue Hills Press; 2 edition
Format: Paperback

With the knowledge of only a handful of essential joints, a woodworker can build anything he can imagine ... Whether it's a kitchen cabinet or an 18th century highboy, the foundation for all types of woodworking can be boiled down to a handful of essential joinery skills. Once learned,...
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Granny Square Flair US Terms Edition: 50 Fresh, Modern Variations of the Classic Crochet Square

Shelley Husband · Shelley Husband
Pages: 108
Format: Paperback

Granny Square Flair is a collection of 50 variations on the classic crochet square. With innovative techniques and inventive combinations of basic stitches, Granny Square Flair is an essential addition to every crochet reference library. Inside you'll find... ~ 50 crochet square patterns...
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