• Art,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    Alleviate stress, foster creativity, and commune with nature with MEDITATIVE STONE ART

    Art and nature mindfully combine in Meditative Stone Art, publishing this April from Rock Point! Alleviate stress, foster creativity, and commune with nature while creating beautiful art with Meditative Stone Art. Let artist Maria Mercedes Trujillo Arango guide you on a meditative art journey, for beginner and expert crafters alike, as she shares her unique and elegant designs for decorating stones. Meditative Stone Art includes 44 illustrated step-by-step projects—21 calming mandala designs and 23 nature-inspired designs, including: Single-color mandalas Multicolor mandalas Flowers Leaves Butterflies Moths Beetles Fish Chock-full of beautiful photography and easy-to-follow instructions to get your designs just right, along with drawing tutorials and information about gathering the perfect stones, tools and supplies, and art techniques, Meditative Stone Art will have you feeling inspired, focused, and…

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

    Find inspiration in the everyday with DRAW EVERY LITTLE THING

    Learn to draw and paint more than 100 of your favorite everyday items! Step-by-step projects and creative inspiration make it fun and easy. With Draw Every Little Thing (Walter Foster / October 1, 2019 / US $19.99), the first book in the new Inspired Artist series, you can learn todraw and paint your favorite everyday items. From learning to capture plants, flowers, and bicycles to the neighborhood café and the contents of the kitchen cabinet, this contemporary drawing book demonstrates just how easy it is to render the world around you with little more than a pencil, paper, and paint. Following a brief introduction to the joys of simplistic drawing and painting, Draw Every Little Thing familiarizes you with a range of drawingtools and materials, including graphite pencil,…

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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

    PAINT AND FRAME: BOTANICAL PAINTING

    PAINT AND FRAME: BOTANICAL PAINTING (Race Point Publishing / July 3, 2018 / US$19.99) features 20 charming modern watercolor projects including florals, nature scenes, and more. With step-by-step instructions and watercolor paper included, you can try your hand at these “mini” projects, and then you can instantly display your painting in one of the enclosed frames. Add patterns or colors to your frame, then simply fold it to an upright position, and your brand new watercolor painting can be displayed inside it. Stop storing your art projects in a drawer while you wait to get frames. These handcrafted frames are ideal for displaying artwork around the house, at your desk, or to mail…

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