Craft & Hobbies (333)

Paper Toys Robots

ISBN: 9781584236498

Author: Arnaud Roi    Publisher: Gingko Press

Paper Toys is a wonderful new series of interactive craft books that allow children to pop out and build their own paper toys. While complimentary, each volume ...


Paper Toys is a wonderful new series of interactive craft books that allow children to pop out and build their own paper toys. While complimentary, each volume in the series is designed by a different talented artist, lending a stylized look to their fanciful creations. With several themes to choose from including Animals, Monsters, Robots, and Fantasy Creatures, the options for imaginative play are endless. Printed on durable cardstock and die-cut, each toy is easy to assemble with no glue or scissors needed.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 24


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 31-10-2016


$22.99
Floral Patterns & Textures

ISBN: 9788416851164

Author: Rhino Studio    Publisher: Promo Press

This pattern colection has been developed as a useful working tool and a source of inspiration for graphic, textile and interior design professionals and studen...


This pattern colection has been developed as a useful working tool and a source of inspiration for graphic, textile and interior design professionals and students. The book includes bold, eye-catching coloured classic vintage designs. All designs in vector format are included in the CD-ROM or can be downloaded.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 264


Dimensions: 210 x 210 mm


Publication Date: 01-05-2017


$55.00
Animals: 850 Handmade Illustrations

ISBN: 9788416504190

Author: Victor Escandell    Publisher: Promo Press

The book features retro style pen and ink illustrations by Joan Escandell (illustrator of "Captain Thunder," "He-Man," and Disney's "Cinderella "and "The Lion K...


The book features retro style pen and ink illustrations by Joan Escandell (illustrator of "Captain Thunder," "He-Man," and Disney's "Cinderella "and "The Lion King"), who molded the image many youngsters in Europe have of literary figures like Robin Hood. The book gives free access to a library of downloadable high-resolution animal images.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 140


Dimensions: 211 x 221 mm


Publication Date: 01-08-2016


$49.99
Handmade Illustration

ISBN: 9788492810390

Author: Victor Escandell    Publisher: Promo Press

A showcase of 747 highly graphic pen and ink illustrations of the visual artist Joan Escandell, this title draws on classic styles from various eras, evoking th...


A showcase of 747 highly graphic pen and ink illustrations of the visual artist Joan Escandell, this title draws on classic styles from various eras, evoking the particular mood and atmosphere of the old with an intriguing modern twist.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 140


Dimensions: 211 x 221 mm


Publication Date: 01-08-2016


$49.99
Art Forms in Nature : A Colouring Book of Ernst Haeckel's Prints

ISBN: 9783791372594

Author: Barbara Dziadosz    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Ernst Haeckel's series of incredibly detailed prints have influenced designers and artists for over a century. Collected in books such as the perennial bestsell...


Ernst Haeckel's series of incredibly detailed prints have influenced designers and artists for over a century. Collected in books such as the perennial bestsellers Art Forms in Nature and Art Forms from the Ocean, they now form the basis of a beautiful colouring book that is suitable for any age. Each page contains boldly outlined designs based on Haeckel's original illustrations of Radiolaria, Foraminifera and other forms of microscopic life; jellyfishes, starfishes, corals and other sea life; mosses, lichens, orchids and other plants. With nearly 100 pages to choose from, the variety of designs presented in the book is breathtaking. With colouring books quickly becoming a remedy for daily stress, this collection is certain to be a popular source for those seeking a relaxing pastime that is both artistic and satisfying.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 90


Dimensions: 240 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 15-05-2016


$32.99
Cut-out Fun with Matisse

ISBN: 9783791371924

Authors: Max Hollein, Nina Hollein    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Henri Matisse created some of his most exquisite works by cutting shapes out of paper. Delightfully entertaining and playfully inventive, his "drawings with sci...


Henri Matisse created some of his most exquisite works by cutting shapes out of paper. Delightfully entertaining and playfully inventive, his "drawings with scissors" are also a superb introduction to the most basic artistic concepts: color, line, and form. This engaging and accessible look at Matisse's cut-outs, arguably the highlight of his magnificent career, follows the artist as he goes in search of pure forms of expression. Illustrated with beautiful reproductions of Matisse's most famous works, the book relates an imaginary tale about how the colors and shapes created by Matisse come to life, carrying the reader off into the artist's fantasy world. It reflects Matisse's spontaneity, his love of bold colors, and his seemingly effortless ability to capture movement on paper, which make him an artist of great appeal to children. Fun and easy-to-follow, this exploration of Matisse's cut-outs invites children of all ages to draw with scissors just like the artist, using the sheets of paper printed in Matisse-inspired colors included in the book.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 40


Dimensions: 234 x 274 mm


Publication Date: 08-05-2014


$21.99
Baby Botanicals

ISBN: 9780988324954

Author: Alana Dakos    Publisher: Independent Publishers Group

Introducing Baby Botanicals, a new book by designer Alana Dakos. Following the theme of the previous two volumes in this series, each design captures the beauty...


Introducing Baby Botanicals, a new book by designer Alana Dakos. Following the theme of the previous two volumes in this series, each design captures the beauty of plant life in eye-catching, fun-to-knit details. The 5 patterns included in this collection are sized to fit girls of all ages, 6 months-12 years, and are inspired from the adult sweater patterns from Alana Dakos' popular Botanical Knits series. Now you can make a sweater for you and your little one to match!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 40


Dimensions: 217 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 08-05-2017


$32.00
Junk Drawer Engineering

ISBN: 9781613737163

Author: Bobby Mercer    Publisher: Chicago Review Press

Kids of all ages can use household items to complete exciting design challenges There's no need for expensive, high-tech materials to test your engineering skil...


Kids of all ages can use household items to complete exciting design challenges There's no need for expensive, high-tech materials to test your engineering skills—you probably have all you need in your home junk drawer. Each hands-on project in this book will challenge you to come up with a unique solution to a specific design problem. Construct a Pasta Bridge strong enough to support a heavy load, using only dry linguini and glue. Build a Marble Roller Coaster from recycled cardboard tubes, in which the marble "car" jumps a track to land safely at its final destination. Or design an Egg Catch device to safely capture a free-falling egg. Test yourself or use them for friendly competitions—who can come up with the best solution? These 25 open-ended design challenges can be performed for just pennies . . . or less. Each project has a suggested materials list, step-by-step instructions with illustrations for one possible solution, and suggestions on how to adapt each challenge for different ages and skill levels. Educators and parents will find this title a handy resource to teach children problem-solving skills and applied physics, all while having a lot of fun.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 153 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 08-05-2017


$34.99
Be Maker Be Happy

ISBN: 9788416500505

Author: Carolina Amell    Publisher: Monsa

“We are all born makers.” We can say that the Makers movement can be identified with the DIY culture and the feeling we get when you make something with you...


“We are all born makers.” We can say that the Makers movement can be identified with the DIY culture and the feeling we get when you make something with your bear hands. Likewise, we can say that said movement is based on hobbies that go from being a leisure activity to an economic force. The power of the Makers movement knows no limits! Be Makers, Be Happy!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 180 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 22-05-2017


$65.00
Drawing the Human Head

ISBN: 9788416851027

Authors: Giovanni Colombo, Giuseppe Vigliotti    Publisher: Promo Press

Drawing the Human Head offers detailed insights into how emotions and feelings are reflected in people's faces and how they can be depicted. It is a systematic ...


Drawing the Human Head offers detailed insights into how emotions and feelings are reflected in people's faces and how they can be depicted. It is a systematic and structured textbook for learning the skills necessary to draw the human head, and a useful manual for anyone who is eager to learn to draw or to gain further illustration skills. It was written for art students at schools, art academies and universities, and its texts and images have been designed to be understood by both younger and older adults. The book can also be used as a self-study tool.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 215 x 297 mm


Publication Date: 01-08-2017


$79.99
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