Imagine A Forest

Designs and Inspirations for Enchanting Folk Art

Author: Dinara Mirtalipova

Publisher: Rock Point Gift & Stationery

ISBN: 1631062352

Category: Art

Page: 144

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Learn to create whimsical folk art with Imagine a Forest! Fine art is created for it's aesthetic, and while looks are important to some degree in the things you create, folk art allows you to relax and enjoy the art you are creating. Imagine a Forest contains 45 step-by-step tutorials that show you how to create charming folk art drawings. Learn the history of folk art to understand the influences and inspire your drawings. Find tips from expert illustrator Dinara Mirtalipova to help guide you through the gorgeous folk scenes. When you're finished your drawing, discover the meaning behind each drawing you have created, and use this to guide you to create your very own works of folk art! With plenty of room to draw in the pages, you'll be able to work alongside a master illustrator.
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Creative Folk Art and Beyond

Inspiring Tips, Projects, and Ideas for Creating Cheerful Folk Art Inspired by the Scandinavian Concept of Hygge

Author: Flora Waycott,Oana Befort,Marenthe Otten,Terri Fry Kasuba

Publisher: Walter Foster

ISBN: 1633223922

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 4955

Continuing the hugely popular Creative … and Beyond series, Creative Folk Art and Beyond features the whimsical and colorful folk-art style of Scandinavia … and beyond! Inspired by the concept of hygge, Creative Folk Art and Beyond includes creative prompts, easy exercises, and step-by-step projects that embrace all things Scandinavian. No matter your skill level, you can learn how to draw and paint beautiful, colorful art using a variety of accessible, affordable supplies. Starting off with basic tools, materials, techniques, and color basics, Creative Folk Art and Beyond then jumps into tips and exercises that will have you drawing and painting your favorite folk-art designs in no time. This book is a must-have for any "Scandophile" or folk-art enthusiast!
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European Folk Art Designs

Author: Marty Noble

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486145433

Category: Design

Page: 64

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DIVAdd a touch of Old World flavor to projects with 265 charming designs incorporating florals, wildlife, and human figures in folk costumes. /div
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American Folk Art Designs & Motifs for Artists and Craftspeople

Author: Joseph D'Addetta

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486247171

Category: Design

Page: 90

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Today's artists, designers, and craftspeople turn to the charming and distinctive motifs of early American folk art time and time again for design inspiration. This rich collection includes more than 170 authentic designs adapted from objects in museums and private collections — from quilts, embroidery, and appliqué work to watercolor paintings, tinware, and gravestones. Captions provide information on the original objects from which the designs were drawn, the medium used, region of origin, and approximate date.
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Folk Art Hardback Notebook

Author: N.A

Publisher: Quadrille Publishing

ISBN: 9781787130081

Category:

Page: N.A

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This set of two saddle stitched paperback notebooks, one lined and one dot matrix, is perfect for everyday ideas, lists, and reminders.
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Star, Branch, Spiral, Fan

Learn to Draw from Nature's Perfect Design Structures

Author: Yellena James

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1631591495

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 6823

"Nature's design magic is a balancing act found in its perfect ratios. The sections of this sketchbook - Star, Branch, Spiral, and Fan - focus on four of those disceptively simple design principles and why they work"--
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Ladies Drawing Night

Make Art, Get Inspired, Join the Party

Author: Julia Rothman,Leah Goren,Rachael Cole

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452147256

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 7735

Speaking directly to today's explosion of creativity, Ladies Drawing Night is for women looking to deepen their creative connections and expressions. Join rock star illustrators Julia Rothman, Leah Goren, and Rachael Cole for ten evenings of fun and art-making. Each night is led by a talented guest artist and themed around a particular topic, from large-scale ink painting to making art with kids. Samantha Hahn, Mary Kate McDevitt, Joana Avillez, and many more share their expertise. Each chapter includes loads of exciting artwork, insights about drawing, and instructions for that night's project. A rare peek into the minds and sketchbooks of some of the best female illustrators working today, this inspiring ebook is an irresistible invitation to host your own Ladies Drawing Night!
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Scratch & Create Folk Art Flowers

20 Original Art Postcards

Author: Maya Hanisch

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

ISBN: 9781631595158

Category: Art

Page: 20

View: 2004

Enchanting floral designs emerge as you scratch away the metallic coating of the twenty tear-out postcards of Scratch & Create Folk Art Flowers. Using the included stylus, you will reveal the colorful artwork of Chilean illustrator Maya Hanisch. Move over, adult coloring books! Scratch and create is the newest art therapy trend for adults. Reconnect with your creativity, reduce stress, and increase confidence while you scratch and explore folk art flowers. With the included stylus, you can embark immediately on your scratch and create journey. When your scratch and create meditation is complete, you will have charming, postcard-sized floral artwork to display and share—to post on the fridge, frame, or send in the mail. Take some time to relax and unwind with Scratch & Create Folk Art Flowers.
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Folk Art Fusion

Learn to Paint Colorful Contemporary Folk Art in Acrylic

Author: Heather Galler

Publisher: Walter Foster

ISBN: 1633221989

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 3726

Discover how to create colorful, contemporary folk art with a modern twist! Folk Art Fusion explores the colorful combination of art styles present in modern folk art paintings. Learn how traditional folk art continues to influence today's painters, and discover how to create contemporary folk-art paintings with approachable, step-by-step projects featuring traditional subjects painted with creative techniques and popular style, including flowers, animals, architecture, sugar skulls, portraits, and more. Colorful, contemporary, and inspirational, Folk Art Fusion allows artists of all skill levels to discover the joy of creating modern, global-inspired art in this time-treasured genre.
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The Creature Garden

An Illustrator's Guide to Beautiful Beasts & Fictional Fauna

Author: Zanna Goldhawk,Harry Goldhawk

Publisher: Rock Point

ISBN: 0760364206

Category: Art

Page: 160

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The Creature Garden takes you on a step-by-step expedition through the natural world, teaching you how to draw and paint 50 animals in a whimsical folk-art style. Your guides on this journey are the husband-and-wife illustrator team Harry and Zanna Goldhawk, the founders of Papio Press, who will teach you how to make vibrant paintings of beasts—both real and imagined. Learn to create: MAMMALS, including big cats, wolves, sloths, and red pandas MARINE LIFE, including whales, sea dragons, narwhals, and giant Pacific octopi BIRDS, including peacocks, cranes, owls, and flamingos INSECTS, including butterflies, moths, bumblebees, and damselflies MYTHICAL CREATURES, including mermaids, unicorns, and dragons AND MORE! Each project takes you through every step of the artistic process, from creating an outline to adding a realistic animal pattern, along with suggestions for materials and helpful techniques. Full of lush warmth and fairy-tale wonder, The Creature Garden is a wonderful addition to the repertoire of both seasoned artists and novices alike.
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I Just Like to Make Things

Learn the Secrets to Making Money While Staying Passionate about Your Art and Craft

Author: Lilla Rogers

Publisher: Quarry

ISBN: 1592538169

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 7817

Gain a wealth of information, inspiration, and know-how on moving your artistic career forward from one of the most successful illustration agents in the industry! I Just Like to Make Things is a dazzling, colorful volume of career and personal advice for artists, filled with ideas, playsheets (as opposed to worksheets), case studies, and tools for staying inspired and creative. These pages are grounded in the wisdom and experience gleaned from a long and buzzing career as creative juggernaut Lilla Rogers shares her analysis of leveraging various working styles and ways to keep your art fresh. Artist interviews provide inside details about the best jobs, as well as tips on how to work smart and stay creative. You’ll also find annotated case studies of several successful art jobs, in addition to coloring book pages, hand-drawn charts, and lots of crazy fun. Acquire real-life, professional advice from an artist known for setting the trend with I Just Like to Make Things!
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Folk Art Fusion: Americana

Learn to draw and paint charming American folk art with a colorful, modern twist

Author: Joy Laforme

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN: 9781633224636

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 7488

Fans of Charles Wysocki, Mary Engelbreit, Grandma Moses, and folk art in general will fall in love with Folk Art Fusion: Americana. Featuring projects that instruct artists of all skill levels how to draw and paint subjects including quaint homes, pretty patterns, colorful gardens, picturesque farms, beautiful birds, and textured florals, this book features American-themed folk art infused with a modern twist. Beginning with an overview of what folk art is, followed by introductory topics like color, tools and materials, and drawing and painting techniques, Folk Art Fusion: Americana also includes 16 simple, step-by-step projects done in approachable and popular mediums. Rounding out the book is a gallery of folk-art pieces sure to inspire lovers of all things Americana. Simultaneously fresh and nostalgic, Folk Art Fusion: Americana draws on America’s rich artistic tradition and heritage and provides a fun, accessible take on creating beloved scenes from the heartland.
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How to Be a Wildflower

Author: N.A

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452152659

Category: Nature

Page: 208

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A fresh perspective, an outdoor exploration, a new adventure about to begin—How to Be a Wildflower is the book to celebrate these and other wide-open occasions. Encouraging self-discovery through encounters with nature, beloved artist Katie Daisy brings her beautiful paintings and lettering to this collection of things to do and make, quotes, meditations, natural history, and more. A recipe for strawberry rhubarb pie, a prompt to hike by the light of the moon, a place to press flowers: every page inside the charming textured two-piece case invites readers to wander, gather, savor, and ponder the natural world around them. For every wild and free spirit—and those who aspire to be—this is a field guide to living life to the fullest.
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Print & Pattern: Nature

Author: Bowie Style

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781780679150

Category: Design

Page: 304

View: 322

The latest book based on the popular Print & Pattern blog, Print & Pattern: Nature celebrates beautiful surface designs, patterns, and motifs of leaves, insects, grasses, butterflies, and trees. Product areas covered include stationery, cards and giftwrap, fabrics, wallpaper, rugs, ceramics, homewares, gadget skins, and more. Documenting the work of the best designers in the field, the book is an invaluable source of reference and inspiration for surface designers, designer-makers and craftspeople, graphic designers, illustrators, and textile designers.
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Beauty and the Beast

Author: Katie Haworth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781783704576

Category: Toy and movable books

Page: 12

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This special version of Beauty and the Beast tells the classic story in six multi-layered pop-up aperture scenes.When a merchant steals a rose from the garden of a terrifying beast, his daughter, Beauty, agrees to go to the beast's palace to save her father's life.The classic tale of Beauty and the Beast is retold here in a magnificent 'pop-in' format. Each page has three layers of paper, cut to give the impression of a 3D scene. A triumph of paper engineering with wonderful illustrations by Dinara Mirtalipova.
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The Art of Creative Watercolor

Inspiration and Techniques for Imaginative Drawing and Painting

Author: Danielle Donaldson

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781440350948

Category: Drawing

Page: 144

View: 9700

"The world of Danielle Donaldson is as wondrous as a jar full of fireflies. Her whimsical illustrations are known for their color combinations, artful arrangements and endearing quirkiness. In this book, you'll learn how to partner with the wonderfully spontaneous medium of watercolor to create your own brand of magic. Start by creating a handmade journal, then follow exercises and projects to fill it with illustrations that are small in size but big on color. Along the way, Danielle shares her fresh takes on color theory, perspective, composition and more"--Page 4 of cover.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Propeller Shakespeare)

Author: William Shakespeare,Roger Warren

Publisher: Oberon Books

ISBN: 1849436746

Category: Drama

Page: 87

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One of Shakespeare’s most original and eloquent plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream brilliantly interweaves four contrasting groups of characters to present a many-sided view of love in all its aspects: its joys and sadness, its idealism and selfishness, its physical and spiritual elements. This performing edition was prepared for Propeller’s all-male company of twelve actors, at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury, and toured the West End in 2003. Propeller’s markedly contemporary approach to Shakespeare brought great success for Rose Rage, their version of the Henry VI plays, whichwon the TMA/Barclays Theatre Award for the best touring production of 2001.
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Drawing Wild Animals

Essential Techniques and Fascinating Facts for the Curious Artist

Author: Oana Befort,Maggie Reinbold

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1631596365

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 953

Featuring the delightful and informative illustrations of artist Oana Befort and the inspiring expertise of conservation educator Maggie Reinbold, Drawing Wild Animals guides artists at all skill levels as they learn about, observe, and draw animals in a whole new light. To feed your curiosity, you’ll learn the characteristics, behaviors and, habitats of animals from categories like predators, grazers, and marsupials. To nurture the artist, you'll get step-by-step instructions that show how to develop each animal from simple shapes into richly detailed drawings. Armed with a deeper understanding of animals, you’ll be better able to capture their stunning beauty and enchanting attributes in your artwork.
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