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How to Draw Robots by Katie O
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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Robots. Where would we be without them? Those tireless engines of activity that power almost everything in our modern world. They so rarely get to relax, put their clunky feet up and give themselves an oil change. In this book you will learn to draw 10 mechanical characters, under the guidance of artist and illustrator Katie O, inspired by her famous Minor Malfunctions Exhibition.
How to Knit Slippers
Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
One of the most practical and easy things to knit are slippers. This is a great pattern to practice if you are a new knitter as it only uses very basic stitches. With this pattern, anyone can create slippers for adults from a woman's size 7-12 or a man's 6-11.
How to Draw Portraits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
How to Draw Portraits is a unique collection of techniques, terminology, and examples for the beginner and advanced graphite artist. Over one hundred illustrations support carefully reviewed explanations of elemental technique. Simulate skin texture with circularism. Find out how to draw hair, and how to break down complex shapes into simple abstract components.
Colored Pencils: The Complementary Method Step by Step
Price: Free! Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Visual & Performing Arts
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Equine artist Carrie L. Lewis describes step-by-step the process she uses to create colored pencil drawings using the complementary under drawing method.
Some Tips For Developing Your Own Art Style
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: British English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
"Some Tips For Developing Your Own Art Style" is a revamped version of one of the most popular articles on my blog. It's a short, free guide for beginners who are interested in the basics of developing their own individual drawing style.
Imagine Create Explore Volume 1: Mixed Media Jewelry
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
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The 15 jewelry projects in this book chronicle an affair with the shiny, the delicate, the found object renewed, and will whet your craving to mix medias and impress your own artistic statement on bling to wear or give as a gift. Wherever you are on your creative journey, these amazing rings, earrings, and necklaces, designed by the 2011-2012 ICE Resin Creative Team Members, will inspire you.
Tropes and Schemes: Stylistic devices to add character to your writing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Education, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Tropes and schemes are stylistic devices that add sophistication to your writing and speaking. I have included 69 tropes and schemes with explanations and examples. If you are writing your first book, write short stories or want to improve your language, you will find this e-book helpful.
Drawing Blind
Price: Free! Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
You can learn to draw!(?) Every living human being draws, every day. You may not think of it as such, but you are! When you write yourself a note, sign your name, do any kind of doodle, you are drawing. You are moving a pencil or a pen around on a piece of paper, or a napkin, or even the palm of your hand (if that’s all that’s available) and you are drawing. Just newly reformatted.
Mindfulness in Pen and Ink
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Mindful! Focused! Calming! Relaxing! This book is a beginning book of how to mindfully draw patterns using the Zentangle® method. The authors, Joyce Block and Don McCollum, are Certified Zentangle teachers. Included in this book are directions and pictures of the steps to create the various patterns..
Arts to the Rescue Advice for Parents on Creativity and Arts Classes
Price: Free! Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Arts to the Rescue is a compilation of practical recommendations on choosing arts and creativity lessons. Addressed to parents, every article is written by a specialist and professional in their field. This book will guide you on how to make a more effective investment of time and money into proper arts and creativity lessons. For parents of children with learning disabilities check out ATR 1.
Northwest Coast Native Formline Art Made Easy-Let's Draw Wolf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
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Learn how to draw a simple NW Coast Native wolf from Haida artist Sondra Simone Segundo. Examples of Sondra's most popular hand painted tribal shoe art are featured throughout the book. Be on the look out for more NW COAST NATIVE FORMLINE ART MADE EASY books/art curriculum. Let's Draw Whale, Eagle, Raven, Hummingbird, Frog and more!
Imagine Create Explore Volume 3: Home Decor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Your home is a reflection of all that you care about. These mixed media projects will inspire your personal statement in the rooms where family and friends gather, where you lay your head to rest, and where you bake. Decorate your life with the 16 inspirational home decor pieces created by Susan Lenart Kazmer's ICE Resin® Creative Team.
Watercolour Workshop - Batik Water Lily
Price: $5.77 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
An illustrated step by step guide to producing a watercolour batik painting.
To Computer Paint verse using Acrylic to Paint, Which is best for my artwork?
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Is it best to create your art with computer paintings printed on canvas, or to create your art with acrylic on canvas?
Novelty Yarn Pom-Pom
Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013 by Existential Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
These detailed instructions with pictures show you how to make a pom-pom using novelty yarns (eyelash, fur and fancy yarns).
Create Realistic Portraits with Colored Pencils
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
With just average drawing skills you can learn how to create realistic portraits with colored pencils. Fully illustrated in color, this book will show you how. Starting with required materials and continuing with subjects such as how to compose and make your sketch, simple pencil drawing techniques, what colors you should have and how to use them to get realistic skin tones, values and contrast.
How to Build Large Canvases for a Tiny Fraction of the Cost!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
This book will show you how to save money building your own custom canvases for your Acrylic and Oil painting projects.
Exploring Ballpoint Pen Art: Drawing Techniques and Tips
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
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“Exploring Ballpoint Pen Art: Drawing Techniques and Tips” is an article written to encourage readers to unlock the world of drawing with ballpoint pens. Besides sharing drawing techniques and tips, it also includes the history of the ballpoint pen movement and highlights prominent ballpoint pen artists. The article is complete with photos and tips.
Draw What You See Not What You Think You See: Learn How to Draw for Beginners
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 16,160. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
This book may prove invaluable if you feel you suffer picture dyslexia or a lack of confidence in drawing. Drawing exercises start from the beginning designed to counter distorted perceptions in drawing and learn to really see. Practice drawing symmetry, abstract and negative shapes, shading and more. Book’s statistics: 15,500 words and around 90 images.
Fantastic Ferrocement - For Practical, permanent Elven Architecture, Follies, Fairy Gardens and Other Virtuous Ventures
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
If you have ever wanted to sculpt or build in a permanent material that is extremely strong and can be moulded to any shape, ferrocement is the medium for you - and this concise book shows you how. Tools, techniques and sample projects - a garden pot, angel, dome, and more - are all logically described and illustrated. The many photos showing the building of Cafe Eutopia will inspire and inform.