This unique painting and coloring book offers a fun and easy way to get into a creative flow and wash away stress. Printed on luxe watercolor paper excellent for paints, marker, pencil, or any coloring medium, the sumi-ink outlines from celebrated stationer Linda & Harriett become vivid, frame-worthy works of art with just a few splashes of color. A sturdy backing board makes it easy to work on any surface, while single-sided removable pages are perfect for easily sharing or displaying finished pieces.
Author: Kristy Rice
Publisher: Kristy S Cutting Garden
Release Date: 2017-05-28
Thefirst in a series of seasonal watercoloring books based on artist Kristy's Rice'scutting gardens, this book celebrates summer's languid blossoms such as anemone, hollyhocks, coneflowers, and fuchsia. Her easy-to-learn,joy-driven approach includes simple tutorials on how to use watercolorand where to find affordable materials. A stationery-industrytastemaker, Kristy believes that making art, regardless of skill level,has the power to reconnect us to each other and ourselves. Touchingbrush to paper with water and color releases an inexplicable calm thatso many of us long for, and making art, even in short bursts, brings usback to ourselves by slowing time.With 25 detailed, yet whimsicalillustrations, artists are invited to continue the journey begun in herfirst watercoloring book series, Painterly Days.
The third in a series of seasonal watercoloring books based on artist Kristy Rice's cutting gardens, this book celebrates autumn's vibrant blossoms such as asters, zinnias, torch lilies, and chrysanthemums. Her easy-to-learn, joy-driven approach includes simple tutorials on how to use watercolor and where to find affordable materials. A stationery-industry tastemaker, Kristy believes that making art, regardless of skill level, has the power to reconnect us to each other and ourselves. Touching brush to paper with water and color releases an inexplicable calm that so many of us long for, and making art, even in short bursts, brings us back to ourselves by slowing time. With 25 detailed, yet whimsical illustrations, artists are invited to continue the journey begun in her first watercoloring book series, Painterly Days.
Provides pull-out tracings for nine floral paintings, along with instructions for how to bring them to life with watercolour paint. This book offers guidance on how to transfer the tracings to watercolour paper, along with a section on what materials to use.
The first in a series of seasonal watercoloring books based on artist Kristy Rice's cutting gardens, this book celebrates winter's blossoms such as amaryllis, hollyberry, hellebores, and snowdrops. Her easy-to-learn, joy-driven approach includes simple tutorials on how to use watercolor and where to find affordable materials. A stationery-industry tastemaker, Kristy believes that making art, regardless of skill level, has the power to reconnect us to each other and ourselves. Touching brush to paper with water and color releases an inexplicable calm that so many of us long for, and making art, even in short bursts, brings us back to ourselves by slowing time. With 25 detailed, yet whimsical illustrations, artists are invited to continue the journey begun in her first watercoloring book series, Painterly Days.
PEPIN Artists' Colouring Books contain 16 different sheets (format 25 x 34.5 cm / 9.8' x 13.6' ) of superior acid-free drawing paper, printed with exceptional designs in very light lines. The printing is done in such a way that, depending on the techniques used, the original outline will be hardly visible after colouring. The 180 gsm drawing paper is made to our specifications by one of the best paper mills in Europe and is suitable for a wide range of colouring applications, including pencil, crayon, pastel, felt marker, gouache, etc. Also water colours and liquid inks can be used. The first-rate paper is age resistant and coloured sheets can be framed and displayed without the risk of rapid deterioration. PEPIN Artists' Colouring Books match the quality of the finest artists' pads. They are perfectly suited to practice your colouring skills and create beautiful pieces at the same time. For best results we recommend high-quality colouring materials.
A contemporary paint-every-day watercolor guide that explores foundational strokes and patterns and then builds new skills upon the foundations over the course of 30 days to create finished pieces. This beautifully illustrated and inspiring guided watercolor-a-day book is perfect for beginning watercolor artists, artists who want to improve their watercolor skills, and visual creatives. From strokes to shapes, this book covers the basics and helps painters gain confidence in themselves along with inspiration to develop their own style over the course of 30 days. Featuring colorful contemporary art from Mon Voir design agency founder and Instagram trendsetter Jenna Rainey, this book's fresh perspective paints watercolor in a whole new light.
Bestselling author Judith Baker Montano is back with a new comprehensive stitch guide that will take you beyond traditional embroidery. She’ll show you how to create stunning landscapes and seascapes by applying fine art principles to your fabrics, threads, and fibers. Learn how to use these materials with other embellishments to convey lifelike trees, flowers, ocean corals, and more with 60 stitches and 67 stitch combinations. Learn artistic embroidery techniques for building layers, creating dimension and perspective, and blending shapes—translate your favorite snapshot of any landscape or seascape into fiber art!
Author: Jade Gedeon
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Release Date: 2016-07-19
Explore and Relax in the Colorful Beauty of Rainforest Animals, Birds and Plants Enter the inky jungle of Rainforest Escape and let your imagination and pencil roam wild. As you color in the rich flora and fauna of the tropics, you can practically hear the tree frogs croaking and the soft whir of the hummingbirds’ wings. Inspired by her native Trinidad and Tobago, award-winning illustrator Jade Gedeon takes you on a journey to a breathtaking world of natural beauty. Bring the tropical designs and your artistry to life by coloring or painting the vivid hues of leatherback turtles and island birds, as well as lush rainforest scenes and unique flowers. The patterns will take you away from the stress of the real world and give your mind a mini-vacation. Use colored pencils, pens, markers and even paints on the high-quality premium art paper. The lay flat binding stays open for easy use anywhere. Tear out the finished designs from the perforated edges and display your personalized artwork for all to enjoy. With a wide range of full-page illustrations plus bonus foldout poster pages, you can create an immersive nature experience while traveling or right in your own home. See what beauty and adventures await inside Rainforest Escape.
Patterns are so much a part of our lives that we often take them for granted. There are times when an artist working in any medium needs to create a pattern with specific complexity or form. This book takes you step-by-step through the process of drawing twenty-five patterns for wood burning and gourd decoration—with different variations and shading techniques—and applying and adapting the patterns with an easy drawing method. Learn how to improve your drawing skills while applying interest to the patterns as you use them in abstract compositions, create your own variations, and confidently enter your work in gourd or wood burning competitions. Also included are tips and suggestions for wood burning artists who are looking for something not found in typical woodcraft books. Beginning and master gourd artists will find inspiration for designs here, beyond the limited selection offered by clip art and transfers.
Many couples devour beautiful images in their desire to infuse meaning and memory into their wedding celebration, but they don't have the tools they need to translate the ideas. Award-winning stationery designer, painter, and stylist Kristy Rice, consultant to celebrities, bridges the gap between how to dream your wedding and how to do your wedding. She works inspiration from iconic artists like Monet, Hopper, Dali, O'Keeffe, and Wyeth into stunning scenery, historic estates, gardens, materials, and color compositions. Sixteen chapters of painterly ideas come alive with commentary from some of the world's most respected wedding professionals, such as Abby Larson of Style Me Pretty, Mindy Weiss, and fine art photographer Jose Villa. Her approach fosters lessons that will be used beyond the big day to style a life and home.
Discover your inner artist with this boxed set of 12 colored pencils. The hues were hand-chosen to complement the line drawings of flowers, woodland, and patterns in the trio of Painterly Days coloring books by artist Kristy Rice.
A book of 25 woodland sketches printed on lovely watercolor paper invites artistic experimentation with only a brush and paint. Each page is double-sided, offering the opportunity to paint the same page in different ways. The author shares painting tips for each sketch and advice for discovering the artist within. Also included is a painting tutorial and handy color wheel. Each book is small enough to carry anywhere and simple to use. Creativity is an escape, and this book offers a delightful way to make art regardless of skill level.
Kanthas, embroidered fabrics traditionally created by the women of northern India and Bangladesh, capture culture, history, and stitching creativity in their layers of repurposed old cloth. This book reveals the beauty in kantha's simplicity--it is based on simple running stitch--and offers step-by-step instructions that enable today's textile artists to enjoy it. Kanthas were originally created from threadbare clothing to rejuvenate it. The used fabrics were layered, then embellished with motifs and themes from nature, everyday life, and spirituality. This guide leads you through the layering of fabrics, transfer of imagery, and the stitching itself. There are handy motif patterns, instructions on how to begin a personal kantha reference library, and more. Both simple and complex projects, appealing to beginners and expert stitchers, get you started, and a colorful gallery of kantha work is included to inspire you.
Fashion designer Matthew Williamson is internationally renowned for being a master of print, embellishment and kaleidoscopic colour. His collections reflect a refined yet spirited sense of glamour inspired by global and artistic influences.This fabulous colouring book shows inspiration shots, behind-the-scenes photographs, sketches and prints from Matthew's 20-year archive. Includes beautiful drawings of his prints for you to colour in yourself.