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

    Explore A World of Possibilities with This Stylish Compact Sketchbook Featuring A Sleek

      Sketch – Medium Black is the ultimate blank canvas, with: Over 200 pages of blank, high-quality white paper A smooth black cover Layflat paperback design for ease of use Dimensions of 5.5 x 8.25 inches for on-the-go creating This medium-sized sketchbook is perfect for a variety of needs: An art book for drawing, painting, and sketching A journal for creative writing A notebook for meetings or classes A practice book for calligraphy or handwriting A homemade recipe book An activity book for children And much more! It also makes a great gift for the artist or creative in your life, as well as recent graduates or those starting their…

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  • Art,  New York,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    Learn to draw the fundamentals of the human form with The Art of Figure Drawing for Beginners

    Mastering the human form for portraiture is one of the most challenging subjects for a beginning artist to learn. Packed with practical instructions, helpful tips, and fundamental techniques, the comprehensive, The Art of Figure Drawing for Beginners (Walter Foster Publishing / November 3, 2020 / US $21.99) is your essential resource for learning to draw the human form and poses with ease. The Art of Figure Drawing for Beginners features instruction for learning how to render the head, body, and extremities using very basic shapes, as well as drawing mannequins placed in a variety of configurations. The book’s informative, easy-to-follow content covers figure drawing essentials, including: An overview of basic anatomy Natural variations in shape, texture, and proportion Helpful techniques for rendering humans in single and group poses Information for working with the tools of the trade. Whether you are a beginning artist, art enthusiast, or serious…

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  • Garden,  New York,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    Learn Gardening, Science and More with “A Family Guide to Terrariums for Kids”

    With the increasing likelihood that more kids will be home distance learning, here’s a fun and creative means to learn about science, nature, and more. Kids love to create, imagine, and have fun. Nothing fulfills all three of those desires quite like designing and planting a terrarium. With the step-by-step project instructions found in A Family Guide toTerrariums for Kids, the results are beautiful, inspiring, and confidence-building. Making these little landscapes develops motor skills, spatial awareness, and provides a wealth of sensory input. The science behind the art is included with quick and simple lessons on ecosystem functions, the water cycle, and plant nutrition. But for kids, it’s all about being active and building something cool! With the terrarium…

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  • Art,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    Learn to draw in just 10 steps! TEN-STEP DRAWING NATURE AND PEOPLE

    Learn to draw your favorite plants, animals, and people in just 10 simple steps with the new books in the Ten-Step Drawing series, available this September from Walter Foster Publishing! Designed especially for aspiring illustrators, doodlers, and art hobbyists, the fun and approachable books in the Ten-Step Drawing series encourage new artists to get acquainted with the basic principles of drawing so they can learn to create art with confidence. Ten-Step Drawing: Nature and Ten-Step Drawing: People are sure to encourage even the most reluctant artist to break out a sketchbook and doodle to their heart’s content. So grab a pencil and start drawing! With Ten-Step Drawing: People, learn to draw the figure from head to toe, step by easy step. From eyes, lips, noses, and ears to hands, feet, and clothing, beginning artists will delight in rendering a…

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  • Art,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    A step-by-step guide to creating dynamic modern florals in ink and watercolor

    Illustration Studio: Inking Florals features inking and watercolor tips and techniques, drawing basics, an overview of plant and flower structures, and step-by-step inking projects for a well-rounded, engaging introduction to multimedia botanical art geared toward artists of all skill levels. You will love learning to work with ink, pencil, and watercolor as you create your own favorite plants and flowers. Step-by-step projects feature popular flowers, including poppies, peonies, roses, freesias, snapdragons, and more, for a wide variety of well-loved plants that many of us have in our own gardens and/or see while out and about. The Illustration Studio series features interactive exercises, creative prompts, and step-by-step exercises to educate and excite beginning and aspiring artists working in a…

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