• Art,  Gift Guide,  New York,  San Diego

    A Step-by-Step Beginner’s Guide to Creating with Paint & Mediums

    Discover how easy, satisfying, and fun it is to create with acrylic paints and mediums in Creative Acrylics. Acrylics are one of the most versatile, affordable, and accessible art mediums, and you’ll learn all the tips, tricks, and techniques for blending colors and building texture, plus excellent instruction on how to paint a range of different subjects. Confused about which types of paints to use, and how to use them? Creative Acrylics cuts through the clutter and offers clear fundamentals for working with a variety of paints and mediums to produce beautiful results. Acrylic paint is water-soluble, dries quickly, and is forgiving, making it perfect for those starting out. Begin…

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

    The blank page isn’t daunting with 10-Step Drawing: Cats and Dogs

    Featuring illustrated tutorials for drawing dozens of animals, Ten-Step Drawing: Cats and Dogs break down each subject into ten simple steps. All you need to get started is a pen or pencil and a piece of paper! Learn to draw more than 50 cat and dog breeds, including American Shorthairs, Persians, Maine Coons, Golden Retrievers, French Bulldogs, Great Danes, and many more! Learn to draw your favorite cats and kittens, step by step, with Ten Step Drawing: Cats. The blank page can be daunting, but the fun and approachable books in the Ten-Step Drawing series offer a quick and easy starting point for any doodler, illustrator, or aspiring artist to be creative. Featuring…

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  • Art,  New York,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    Finding Inspirations from The Nature, Fun Art Project to Do in This Upcoming Holidays

    No matter where you live, whether the climate is tropical, arid, humid, oceanic, or cool, you likely have a great spot to observe nature, and you will find yourself feeling more peaceful. There really is beauty everywhere you look! In this upcoming holiday season, doing arts with your partner or your family is a great idea. Let’s fall in love with art, and having fun in the life. In Nature Painting in Watercolor, the focus is all on the great outdoors—specifically, the plants that grow there. Beginning and aspiring artists can learn to create their favorite ferns, leaves, trees, florals, as well as animals, using the popular watercolor medium. Start…

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  • 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,  New York,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    THE SECRETS OF ART – Discover the secrets, mysteries, hidden meanings and stories behind famous works of art.

    A book full of surprises, discoveries, forgotten treasures and lost tales, THE SECRETS OF ART (Frances Lincoln / September 21, 2021 / $30) takes us on a journey through the art world’s mysteries to reveal that works of art are not always what they seem. A long-lost medieval masterpiece unearthed in the Tower of London. A secret message that only an elite few can read encoded in a painting. A glimpse of a ghostly image beneath the surface of a portrait. The intriguing stories of these works, and many more, are brought to life by author, historian and art detective Debra N. Mancoff, as she reveals secret symbols used by Leonardo da Vinci, Vermeer and Caravaggio, uncovers layers…

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  • 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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