• Art,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    Create beautifully embroidered art pieces featuring past and present female icons with Empowered Embroidery

    With Art Makers: Empowered Embroidery, learn to sketch and stitch strong, recognizable women from all walks of life. Featuring sketching and illustration instructions, basic stitches, embroidery techniques, and 6 projects with portraits of famous women (Maya Angelou, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Frida Kahlo, Michello Obama, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Harriet Tubman), this book is a must-have tool for hands-on artists and crafters. If you’re a beginning embroiderer, start with the basic stitches and embroidery instructions at the beginning of the book. Essential tools, warm-up exercises, tips for embroidering facial features and hair, and general information on embroidery will give you the know-how you need to get started. Sketch This is when you begin to put the ideas on paper…

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  • Art,  Gift Guide,  Los Angeles,  New York,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    Mermaids and unicorns make delightful doodle mashups in CREATE & COLOR!

    From hair to fashion and even to food, mermaid and unicorn inspiration can be found almost everywhere! And now, artists of all ages can add these colorful and fantastical creatures to your creative practice with Walter Foster’s new Create & Color series, available this October: The Mermaid’s Book of Tails and Unique Horns and Unicorns! If you’re ready to take your creative talents to imaginative new heights, this book from the Create & Color series is just for you. The Mermaid’s Book of Tails offers tons of drawing, doodling, and coloring prompts and ideas for creating mer-mazing doodle mash-ups. Mix and match the characters with a variety of colorful, patterned…

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  • Art,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    Tackle classic crafts with our First Time series titles: Window Treatments, Felting, and Embroidery and Cross-Stitch

    Learning how to craft has never been simpler! Like having a personal instructor at your side, our First Time beginner’s guide teaches everything you need to know about a variety of needle arts including Window Treatments, Felting¸ and Embroidery and Cross-Stitch! Filled with detailed descriptions of materials and tools, the easy step-by-step instructions will have you sewing and decorating with confidence. First Time Window Treatments The Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Susan Woodcock $19.99 US / $25.99 CAN Paperback, 128 Pages ISBN: 9781631597855 August 6, 2019 Learning how to plan, make, and install your own beautiful curtains, drapes, shades, and other window decor may sound daunting, but with the expert, step-by-step guidance of Susan Woodcock…

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  • New York,  San Diego

    Anywhere, Anytime Art: Illustration — the perfect portable resource for art on the go!

    Whether you’re traveling abroad or exploring near home, Anywhere, Anytime Art: Illustration, publishing in May from Bay Area artist Betsy Beier, shows you how to employ creativity as a means to document your experiences, capture your memories, and dream of new adventures. With the approachable instruction and contemporary approach to drawing featured inAnywhere, Anytime Art: Illustration, aspiring creatives of all backgrounds can learn how to make illustrative art on the go using pencil, pen, colored pencil, and more.  Learn how to make art inspired by your immediate surroundings, wherever you are—whether traveling abroad or exploring at home. Use your art and creativity as a means to document your experiences, capture your travel memories, and dream of new…

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  • Los Angeles,  WorldWide

    Make 2019 Your Year of Color with THE NEW COLOR MIXING COMPANION

    Start the new year in a burst of color with The New Color Mixing Companion by Minnesota-based artist and Instagram star Josie Lewis! The New Color Mixing Companion combines practical information with user-friendly projects for hands-on learning about mixing colorand creating palettes. In addition, it includes over a dozen geometric and meditative templates for you to continue your color mixing practice. The New Color Mixing Companion (Quarry Books / $24.99 US) is a modern, hands-on guide to working with color featuring approachable projects that each explore a different aspect of color mixing. This comprehensive guide starts with a crash course in essential terminology and visual vocabulary from artist and popular Instagrammer Josie Lewis. It then shows you how to go beyond the wheel and basic theory with hands-on projects that illustrate and illuminate a variety…

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  • New York,  WorldWide

    Create works of art no matter where you are with ANYWHERE, ANYTIME ART!

    Walter Foster’s Anywhere, Anytime Art series teaches readers to create in a variety of mediums no matter the time or place. Gouache painting is gaining in popularity, and Anywhere, Anytime Art: Gouache gives you the tools you need to begin, whether you’re experienced in a different medium or beginning your art journey. Meanwhile,Anywhere, Anytime Art: Colored Pencil presents colored-pencil drawing in a modern way, focusing on urban and suburban scenes as well as subjects from daily life. In both books, you will learn about tools, materials, techniques, and color theory, and then dive into helpful tips, hacks, and techniques for creating art while out and about. Step-by-step projects covering a variety of subjects make creating…

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