- Approaching the fascinating world of tattoo art from the perspective of design, The Tattoo Sourcebook offers basic instruction on designing a tattoo and hundreds of images to help you choose one that's right for you. - This stylish reference includes 500 traditional and modern tattoos from tribal, Asian, Aboriginal ta moko, and intricate Celtic knot work through dragons, mermaids, fairies and fantasy to motifs from the natural world. - Each chapter offers many ideas on a wide cross-section of themes. The artwork is designed to let you create your own images or trace and enlarge one from the book. - Along with health and safety tips for getting a tattoo, there is also information for creating designs using body paints and mehndi, for those who want to try out body art before choosing a permanent image. - From eBay to the hit TLC reality show Miami Ink, tattoos have never been more popular!
Fabric painting is filled with designs for cushions, tablecloths, backpacks, T-shirts, wall hangings and many more material inspired projects. The designs add a fresh new variation on traditional fabric painting techniques and also include new exciting techniques like batik, multimedia, laser print and stencil.
The vast spaces of the Karoo abound with images pecked, incised or engraved onto rock surfaces. These landscape markings, generally known simply as 'rock engravings', were created in the pre-colonial period by San hunter-gatherers who roamed this land in search of sustenance and water.
Stress Less Coloring: Paisley Patterns helps you manage your worries in a fun, creative, and relaxing way. By concentrating on coloring and shading each of the 100 paisley patterns, you'll calm your mind and let go of any tension you may be feeling.
Anatomy for Artists is a concise, user friendly anatomy book that tackles the specific challenges faced by artists. Acclaimed author Barrington Barber provides clearly annotated diagrams showing the detail of the bone structure, the muscle layers and the surface of each part of the body. Each chapter deals with a different part of the body, making it easy to look up different body areas. There are also sections that deal with how each part of the body moves, showing how artists can use their anatomical knowledge to improve their drawings of the body in movement.
Inject a little whimsy into your daily grind! Inside are 30 relaxing and creative activities that invite you to lose yourself in floral fantasy. Talented artist Valentina Harper opens up a world of artistic fulfillment in this inspiring colouring book for grown-ups.
Inspired by the bestselling Colour Yourself Calm, Creativity is the third in a new art-therapy adult colouring book series that will help with the practice of mindfulness and contemplation throughout the day.
The latest book by the author of The Sunday Times Bestseller, Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom. Millie's new book whisks you away to the swaying grasslands of the savannahs, not only in Africa, but also Asia and Australia. The baobab trees and tall grasses are the backdrop to a world of wonderful creatures. Colour in the crocodile and kangaroo, oryx and ostrich, dazzling zebras and leaping gazelles. A feast of beautiful illustration, invitingly laid out for the reader to colour in or add their own drawing. Millie's work has fuelled the rediscovered art of colouring in and her latest book will satisfy her biggest fans, and gain her some more. A wonderful book for those thousands of devotees of mindful colouring in.
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) was one of the last great artists in the ukiyo-e tradition. His greatest talent was in creating landscapes of his native Edo (modern-day Tokyo) and his most famous work was a series known as "100 Famous Views of Edo" (1856-1858). This book provides an introduction to his work and an overview of his career.