A beautiful hardcover edition to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Alison Lester's much-loved classic picture book. Imagine offers a fascinating look into the natural world, and has delighted children and parents over many years. Imagine yourself deep in the jungle, under the sea, in a land of ice and snow, on a farm, in the moonlit bush, on an African plain, in a prehistoric swamp. Then turn the page and find all the animals living there.
A wonderful introduction to the natural world with intricate pictures to explore again and again, and a key to help you name all the animals.
Japanese style has long been admired for its grace and artistry. Add to that a sense of fun, and you have the sew-it-yourself Stylish Dress Book. Complete with stunning full-color photos, this Japanese sewing book (in English) gives you instructions and pull-out patterns for unique Japanese fashion ― 26 relaxed and comfortable yet elegant dresses and tops ― pretty, timeless pieces that can be worn year after year, by women of all ages and sizes. The detailed diagrams and easy-to-follow instructions take you step-by-step from layout to finished garment. The no-rules looks pictured in this book are perfect for today's carefree fashion sensibility and will inspire you to have fun with fabric and style.
Simple lines make these garments perfect for women of all ages and all sizes. This book includes a complete western-sized sewing pattern for each design that is easily adjusted to fit your body form. The concise diagrams and simple instructions allow you to develop your unique style with ease and confidence
Botanical Illustration: a genre of art that endeavours faithfully to depict and represent the form, colour and detail of a plant.
Abiding by this definition, the RHS Lindley Library has secured approximately 30,000 splendid illustrations of buds, fruit, flowers and leaves since they first started commissioning artists in 1806.
The Royal Horticultural Society: Botanical Illustration - Gold Medal Winners represents a cross-section of recent gold medallists from around the world. The RHS only award their gold medal to the most outstanding exhibitions, encouraging the international artistic community to perform to the highest standard. This gold medal is a highly-coveted testament to an artist's abilities, and the illustrations gathered in these pages demonstrate great attention to detail, masterful colour work and outstanding technical skill. Insightful commentary on the artists' creative process accompanies each picture.
The perfect book for the lover of horticulture, as well as an excellent reference both for botanists and aspiring artists, this collection also includes an introductory essay that delves into the history of the RHS.
Master the challenges of drawing on location with this collection of insider know-how and expert tips and techniques.
Master the challenges of drawing on location with this collection of insider know-how and expert tips and techniques. Illustrator, architect, and international workshop instructor and Urban Sketcher Stephanie Bower has collected 101 of her best insider drawing tips, hacks, and techniques and shares them in this fully illustrated, portable book. Learn shortcuts to getting your perspective right, determining your composition, and balancing your light and shadow. This book collects many basic drawing techniques into one handy volume:
Andy Web studied Art at the National Gallery. It was his dream to exhibit there one day.
This delightful book tells the story of Andy Web, a tiny, talented spider who loves to draw and is determined to make it big. But there is one creative skill he cannot master... Colour! How will he ever achieve his dream? Join Andy, the original artist-in-residence, as he gets up close and personal with the great masters to learn all he can about art. This charming tale of creative fulfillment through passion and ingenuity is centred around the journey of a lovable character. Delivered with humour and unique illustrations, it offers a gentle introduction to Art Practice and Art Appreciation.
Includes: -Teachers notes -Hide-and-find fun.
"Andy Web is the ultimate Artist-in-Residence." - Robyn Archer ao, Performer, writer, public advocate for the Arts.
"Observation + Dedication + Inspiration = Genius!" - Dr Olivia Meehan, Art Historian, University of Melbourne
Kinfolk & Norm Architects
Art Wolfe, Ggregory McNamee
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When a young boy visits his grandfather, their lack of a common language leads to confusion, frustration, and silence. But as they sit down to draw together, something magical happens-with a shared love of art and storytelling, the two form a bond that goes beyond words. With spare, direct text by Minh Le and luminous illustrations by Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat, this stirring picturebook about reaching across barriers will be cherished for years to come.