Stop Look Breathe Create
By Wendy Ann Greenhalgh
Stop Look Breathe Create is a simple four-step process for exploring mindfulness through creativity, and in turn, developing creativity through mindful practice. The book engages the reader with ten everyday subjects, from 'The Ground Beneath Our Feet' to 'Returning Home' and for each of these there are three projects: one drawn, one photographic, one written. All are based on the effective mindfulness techniques that Wendy Ann has developed in her successful workshops and courses, and the book is filled with simple techniques and ideas to help the reader enjoy their artistic endeavours while being in the moment.A timely introduction to the benefits of mindfulness through creativity, Stop Look Breathe Create offers an oasis of calm in a frenetic world.
Sketch Your Style
By Robyn Neild
Inside this book you will find practical fashion sketching tips and over 50 fun exercises to help you generate ideas and experiment with your own sense of style. Follow the creative prompts, check out the style inspiration section and use the sketching pages to plan outfits and let your imagination run wild. Each exercise includes three pages for readers to try out their own ideas. Some pages are blank, others have printed templates, such as figure outlines (croquis) and fabric swatches, to provide guidance. Be inspired, become your own fashion designer and create your dream wardrobe.
By Lee Suttey
Inside you'll find a series of inspirational exercises to help you start creating your own hand-drawn lettering styles. Follow the pointers, check out the expert examples and use the sketching pages to design your personal one-off typeface for a t-shirt or a tattoo, a poster or a postcard, or just for fun.When hand-drawing type, you generally don't need to worry too much about having a good knowledge of typography, although it helps to know the rules before breaking them. This book will give you some insights into the characteristics and anatomy of type, while giving you the space to play by your own rules.
By Anne Cardwell
Customize your home and garden with these unique mosaic projects, created using everything from ready-made mosaic tiles in glass and ceramic to salvaged materials like old crockery or buttons for eco-friendly crafting. Step-by-step instructions and photography guide you through using a variety of techniques and mosaic pieces to make 25 inspirational designs from decorative bowls to practical kitchen accessories and stunning garden ornaments. Ideal for all skill levels, Stylish Mosaics includes a comprehensive introductory section on mosaic materials, tools and basic techniques, and every design is graded in skill level so you can start simply and progress to the more difficult projects.
Sisters. What would you do without them?This is a charming collection of images from the Hulton Getty Picture Collection depicting sisterly love with wise and witty quotations on sisterhood that come straight from the heart.