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Simon Leach's Pottery Handbook

by Simon Leach, Bruce Dehnert & Jared Flood Stc Craft/A Melanie Falick Book (January 15, 2018)

At one time or another, every potter gets frustrated at the wheel. Whether struggling to center the clay or attach a handle with precision, potters of all levels crave advice and answers, and world-renowned...


Novel Living

by Lisa Occhipinti Abrams (June 04, 2018)

In this digital age, the fate of physical books remains in question. Even the concept of curling up with a good book conjures new images. But there remains a sensory thrill to physical books—to seeing and...


Heirloom Wood

by Max Bainbridge Abrams (March 27, 2017)

Heirloom Wood is a love letter to wood’s form and function through simple woodworking projects. Combining traditional techniques with contemporary design, Max Bainbridge teaches you how to identify wood types,...


How to Draw and Write in Fountain Pen

by Ayano Usamura The Experiment (September 17, 2019)

I love the way you ink!

For illustrator Ayano Usamura, her first time drawing in fountain pen was a revelation. The easy flow of ink spurred her creativity and gave character to every line. Even the simplest...


The Duffer’s Guide to Painting Watercolour Landscapes

by Don Harrison Collins (April 26, 2019)

This ebook on landscape painting in watercolour is a no-nonsense guide that really gets down to basics.

In The Duffer’s Guide to Painting Watercolour Landscapes Don Harrison shows just how easy it can be to...


Watercolour (Collins Need to Know?)

by Collins Collins (April 26, 2019)

This one-stop practical guide will show you all the techniques and inspiration you need to get into painting. To make your progress easier, it comes in a handy ebook format with colour illustrations and expert...


Drawing and Sketching (Collins Need to Know?)

by Collins Collins (April 26, 2019)

This practical one-stop guide will show you all the techniques and inspiration you need to start drawing. To make your progress easier, it comes in a handy ebook format with colour illustrations and expert advice...


Quilling

by Philippa Reid Crowood (July 22, 2019)

Quilling is a centuries-old art, which requires just three elements - your fingers, paper strips and glue. This practical guide demonstrates the techniques with step-by-step instructions and photos, and explains...


Lettering for Planners

by Jillian Reece & Jordan Truster Mango (March 15, 2019)

An easy guide to modern calligraphy and hand lettering

Fans of Creative Lettering and Beyond and The Complete Book of Lettering will love Lettering for Planners

Calligraphy for your journal aesthetic: Beautiful...


The Joy of Self-Publishing

by Mike Md Buchanan eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

Self-publishing can be more rewarding than being published - creatively, financially, and in other respects - if you go about it the right way. You could well be confused, as many self-publishers are, by the...


Manga Art for Beginners

by Danica Davidson & Melanie Westin Skyhorse (March 29, 2016)

  • Designed for how people learn—makes drawing manga easy
  • The ideal manga drawing book for beginners—eyes, hands, feet, body shapes, and more
  • Includes ideas for how to draw your own graphic novel

Have you spent...


Ceramics

by Elisabeth Landberger & Mita Lundin Allworth (March 07, 2012)

This comprehensive guide covers the materials, tools, methods, and techniques for making original ceramic pieces in a wide range of forms. From hand sculpting to pinching, wheel throwing to slip casting, here...


The Education of a Comics Artist

by Michael Dooley & Steven Heller Allworth (May 01, 2005)

Featuring essays by, and interviews with, more than sixty professionals, educators, and critics, the book provides an in-depth view of the art, business, and history of comics art. Readers will learn about a...


Color Management

by John T. Drew & Sarah A. Meyer Allworth (May 15, 2012)

Whether they are working in print, interactive, environmental, or web-based design, designers will learn how to apply color theory to their work in order to communicate and entertain. Graphic design professors...


The Creative Path

by Carolyn Schlam Allworth (May 01, 2018)

Demystifying the creative process.

The Creative Path is an inquiry into the creative process from philosophical, psychological, spiritual, and practical points of view. In this welcoming work on the creative...


Starting Your Career as an Illustrator

by Michael Fleishman Allworth (August 09, 2016)

From the first steps of starting out up through succeeding as a professional, Fleishman's newest guide navigates how illustration ties concept and technique. From advice on education and finding the right state...


The Business of Being an Artist

by Daniel Grant Allworth (April 21, 2015)

The fifth edition of this updated and expanded classic provides visual artists with an in-depth guide to developing and building a career as a professional artist. Veteran art writer Daniel Grant weaves the...


Building School-Community Partnerships

by Mavis G. Sanders Skyhorse (March 17, 2015)

This current era of high stakes testing, accountability, and shrinking educational budgets demands that schools seek bold and innovative ways to build strong learning environments for all students. Community...


Principals Matter

by Steven B. Sheldon & Mavis G. Sanders Skyhorse (April 26, 2016)

Research has shown that strong principal leadership is critical to developing effective school partnerships that include diverse school, family and community members. This book provides administrators with a...


What Successful Schools Do to Involve Families

by Paula Jameson Whitney & Neal A. Glasgow Skyhorse (January 26, 2016)

From traditional forms of communication—such as open houses, parent-teacher conferences, and fundraising efforts—to hot-button topics such as bullying and discipline, this book helps educators bridge the gap...


A Guide to Great Field Trips

by Kathleen Carroll Skyhorse (October 14, 2014)

The world is filled with educational possibilities — use it!

This valuable resource explores every aspect of field trips, including their foundation in caring and curiosity, how leaders can establish and achieve...


Informal Learning and Field Trips

by Leah M. Melber & Doris B Ash Skyhorse (February 03, 2015)

Turn every field trip into a high-quality learning experience!

What youngster isn't excited at the prospect of taking a field trip? Enthusiastic students present teachers with the ideal scenario for creating...


The Art of Whittling

by Walter L. Faurot Skyhorse (February 03, 2015)

The Art of Whittling has provided readers with a wonderful introduction to the enjoyable hobby of whittling for decades. First published in 1930, Walter L. Faurot’s guide was one of the first manuals on the...


Improving Schools through Community Engagement

by Kathy Gardner Chadwick Skyhorse (October 21, 2014)

Engage your community and help students achieve their full potential!

Americans see public schools as a critical community resource and rank education as a priority second only to the economy. How can educators...


Bridging School & Home through Family Nights

by Diane W. Kyle, Ellen McIntyre, Karen B. Miller & Gayle H. Moore Skyhorse (January 13, 2015)

Improve student achievement through academically focused family nights!

Research confirms the link between family involvement and academic success. Yet, as student populations become increasingly diverse, educators...


The Graphic Novel Classroom

by Maureen Bakis & James Bucky Carter Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

Every teacher knows that keeping adolescents interested in learning can be challenging—The Graphic Novel Classroom overcomes that challenge. In these pages, you will learn how to create your own graphic novel...


Financial Mastery for the Career Teacher

by Gene Siciliano Skyhorse (October 21, 2014)

The money management book that no educator can afford to be without!

Teaching has many rewards, including the opportunity to change young people's lives and make a meaningful difference in a community every day....


Reaching Out

by Diane W. Kyle, Ellen McIntyre, Karen B. Miller & Gayle H. Moore Skyhorse (May 26, 2015)

Too often, today’s student feels alienated from school, and learning suffers as a result. Developing a relationship with the family can provide the missing link in the educational chain. Reaching Out is an...


The Care of Fine Books

by Jane Greenfield, Nicholas A. Basbanes & Nick Lyons Skyhorse (June 03, 2014)

The Care of Fine Books is a thorough, readable guide to caring for books of value. From a discussion of the various techniques and materials used in bookbinding to advice on handling and storage, Jane Greenfield...


The Principal's Guide to Afterschool Programs K–8

by Anne Turnbaugh Skyhorse (January 13, 2015)

Build a strong afterschool program that increases learning while incorporating standards!

Research shows that participation in structured afterschool programs holds huge benefits for children’s academic and...


Improve Learning by Building Community

by John C. Daresh & Jane Lynch Skyhorse (November 17, 2015)

Written for both new and experienced principals, this resource provides a blueprint for building visionary learning communities that improve student learning not only by shaping the internal school community—faculty...


Starting Your Career as an Artist

by Angie Wojak & Stacy Miller Allworth (November 03, 2015)

In this comprehensive manual, veteran art career professionals Angie Wojak and Stacy Miller show aspiring artists how to evaluate their goals and create a plan of action to advance their professional careers,...


Paint Pouring

by Rick Cheadle Racehorse (February 12, 2019)

Paint Pouring is a form of abstract art that uses acrylic paints with a runny (fluid) consistency. The acrylic paints react with each other when combined to make interesting and visually organic motifs. Fluid...


Botanical Painting with Coloured Pencils

by Ann Swan Collins (October 25, 2018)

This beautifully illustrated ebook is the first practical step-by-step guide to using coloured pencils in botanical painting and is written by Ann Swan, one of the top exponents of the genre.

Water-soluble and...


Hypertufa Containers

by Lori Chips Timber Press (July 31, 2018)

“A complete guide to designing, making and planting hypertufa troughs.”—North American Rock Garden Society

Hypertufa containers—also known as troughs—are rustic, striking, versatile, and perfect for...


Fearless Color Gardens

by Keeyla Meadows Timber Press (September 01, 2009)

Renowned garden artist Keeyla Meadows sees the world in strong, saturated shades. Fearless Color Gardens brings this unique vision to life by showing how to use wild, uninhibited color to connect indoor and...


Wrong Story

by James Ellis Unbound Digital (March 17, 2017)

After falling from a car park roof, cartoonist Tom Hannah is left with partial amnesia and the feeling that something important is missing from his life. His journey to recovery is hampered by a growing inability...


Handcrafting Bamboo Fly Rods

by Wayne Cattanach Lyons Press (November 01, 2005)

The bamboo fly rod still represents the pinnacle of the fly-fishing art; its apparent simplicity and delicacy belie the craftsmanship and strength that are the hallmarks of all great rods. A growing number of...


Watercolour Workshop

by Ann Blockley Batsford (July 03, 2018)

An inspirational and practical art manual, packed with step-by-step projects.

Artist Ann Blockley is renowned for her innovative approach to watercolour painting. Her highly anticipated new book provides a series...


Guerrilla Kindness and Other Acts of Creative Resistance

by Sayraphim Lothian Mango (May 31, 2018)

#1 Amazon New Release ? Resistance Crafts

Craftivism can be your voice of resistance: Craftivism is a non-threatening form of activism that gives people a voice when they feel voiceless and power where they...


Observations of a London Commuter

by David Fawcett Clink Street Publishing (May 03, 2018)

David Fawcett has spent over twenty years commuting to work in London from his home in Kent. His paintings depict the things, the people and the places he has seen during the thousands of hours he has spent...


Making Jewelry With Beads And Silver Jewelry For Beginners : A Complete and Step by Step Guide: (Special 2 In 1 Exclusive Edition)

by Janet Evans Speedy Publishing Books (December 16, 2013)

Wearing jewelry is essential to helping women developed their own style. For women wishing to create a look that's unique, the last thing they'll want to invest money in is mass produced pieces of jewelry. It's...


English Watercolors

by Graham Reynolds New Amsterdam Books (April 21, 1998)

"To compare the history of English watercolors into 160 pages might seem foolhardy, yet this jewel of a book does so with style."-Publisher's Weekly


Making Frames

by A. Linnette Bell Crowood (June 12, 2018)

Making Frames is an essential and practical guide to the process of framing artwork of all types. It explains how to measure the artwork, cut a window mount, attach the image, cut the moulding and make the frame...


Architectural Illustration

by Peter Jarvis Crowood (March 31, 2018)

This practical book looks at the fundamental principles that underpin the process of architectural illustration: to represent architectural design and the built environment in a way that the general public can...


Botanical Art with Scientific Illustration

by Sarah Jane Humphrey Crowood (May 21, 2018)

Botanical and scientific illustration share many common themes - the meticulous observation, the crucial composition, the precision of rendering and the accuracy of colour are all intrinsic to this niche genre...


Botanical Illustration

by Leigh Ann Gale Crowood (July 02, 2018)

Botanical Illustration - the complete guide explains the processes and methods behind this beautiful art genre. It highlights the importance of the requisite skills of close observation, accurate drawing and...


The Essence of Watercolour

by Hazel Soan Batsford (February 15, 2018)

A paperback reissue Hazel Soan's classic practical art book.

Hazel Soan is a well-known and popular artist and an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher.  In The Essence of Watercolour Hazel shows how wonderfully...


John Piper

by Darren Pih Pavilion (February 15, 2018)

Set to accompany the John Piper exhibition at the Tate Liverpool and written by its curator, this book presents a comprehensive examination of the English artist’s role as champion of modernism in Britain....


Ultimate Papercraft Bible

by Marie Clayton Pavilion (February 15, 2018)

This volume in Collins & Brown’s bestselling Ultimate series reveals all the techniques you need to begin making beautiful projects with paper.

The book covers all the basic papercraft techniques, many of which...