Craft & Hobbies (313)

Art of Folding Vol.2

ISBN: 9788416504640

Author: JeanCharles Trebbi    Publisher: Promo Press

Volume 1 of the Art of Folding presented a great panorama of creators who are inspired by origami and whose work with various materials draws on this traditiona...


Volume 1 of the Art of Folding presented a great panorama of creators who are inspired by origami and whose work with various materials draws on this traditional technique. The vast and fertile world of folding plays host to so many exciting innovations in various fields that their multiple variations naturally demanded a follow up. Drawing on examples from nature, this second volume focuses on folders’ know how. Through the many reference points that it touches on and a comparative approach, it sheds light on original techniques and their applications in design, decoration and architecture. This new study of the art of folding is a source of inspiration for inquisitive minds and those who explore or create in all artistic genres. It gives readers the opportunity to discover and put into practice an art form that is both traditional and forward looking.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 225 x 245 mm


Publication Date: 20-02-2017


$89.99
Learn Chess From The Greats

ISBN: 9780486413730

Publisher: Dover Publications

Beginning students of the game as well as veterans of the board will find this chess guide offers a wealth of inspiration, enjoyment, and practical chess advice...


Beginning students of the game as well as veterans of the board will find this chess guide offers a wealth of inspiration, enjoyment, and practical chess advice. In providing valuable instruction for players at all levels, noted chess writer and teacher Peter Tamburro initially presents elementary ideas that can be used immediately by beginners. The attack section features the tactics of such great masters of the assault as Fischer, Keres, Alekhine, Larsen, and Rubinstein — all demonstrating how to win the middle game. A survey of endgame concepts follows, along with a selection of challenging chess problems and 60 complete games by Blackburne, Marshall, Tartakower, Polgar, and other champion players. An accessible, enjoyable guide, Learn Chess from the Greats allows readers to learn the fundamentals and improve their game in an informal, user-friendly way.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 156


Dimensions: 142 x 220 mm


Publication Date: 01-01-2017


$22.99
The Great Big Art History Colouring Book

ISBN: 9783791372952

Author: Annabelle Von Sperber    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Young readers will find themselves immersed in art history with this large-format coloring book that provides hours of fun with great educational opportunities ...


Young readers will find themselves immersed in art history with this large-format coloring book that provides hours of fun with great educational opportunities along the way. Filled with imaginative drawings and sketches to color in and paint, this book features all twelve large plates and many more individual scenes from Annabelle von Sperber’s “Where’s the Artist?” book. Arranged chronologically, each scene depicts a critical juncture in the history of art: from the temples of ancient Egypt to Leonardo da Vinci’s studio. The drawings encourage coloring and learning about artistic movements and personalities, making this a source of information as well as a welcome outlet for the artist in all of us.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 48


Dimensions: 285 x 395 mm


Publication Date: 01-03-2017


$32.00
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
Paper Toys Speed Demons

ISBN: 9781584236696

Author: Arnaud Roi    Publisher: Gingko Press

Speed Demons is one of the latest themes in the bestselling Paper Toys series, a wonderful collection of interactive craft books that allow children to pop out ...


Speed Demons is one of the latest themes in the bestselling Paper Toys series, a wonderful collection of interactive craft books that allow children to pop out and build their own paper toys. Each volume in the series is rendered by a different talented artist in complementary designs, lending a stylized look to the fanciful creations. Printed on durable cardstock and die-cut, each toy is easy to assemble with no glue or scissors needed. With Speed Demons and Super Heros joining the previous themes of Animals, Monsters, Robots, and Fantasy Creatures, the options for imaginative play are endless! Ages 5 and up.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 24


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 05-06-2017


$22.99
Paper Toys Super Heroes

ISBN: 9781584236689

Author: Sebastian Touache    Publisher: Gingko Press

Super Heroes is one of the latest themes in the bestselling Paper Toys series, a wonderful collection of interactive craft books that allow children to pop out ...


Super Heroes is one of the latest themes in the bestselling Paper Toys series, a wonderful collection of interactive craft books that allow children to pop out and build their own paper toys. Each volume in the series is rendered by a different talented artist in complementary designs, lending a stylized look to the fanciful creations. Printed on durable cardstock and die-cut, each toy is easy to assemble with no glue or scissors needed. With Speed Demons and Super Heros joining the previous themes of Animals, Monsters, Robots, and Fantasy Creatures, the options for imaginative play are endless! Ages 5 and up.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 24


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 05-06-2017


$22.99
Build Your Own Sheds & Outdoor Projects

ISBN: 9781580117906

Publisher: Creative Homeowner

From basic storage sheds to playhouses, gazebos and workshops, there’s a growing trend toward standalone spaces as attractive alternatives to home additions. ...


From basic storage sheds to playhouses, gazebos and workshops, there’s a growing trend toward standalone spaces as attractive alternatives to home additions. Build the outdoor structure of your dreams by doing all or part of the work yourself. This essential do-it-yourself guide will help you make your dreams a reality. All of the techniques and tips you’ll need are inside. Build Your Own Shed & Outdoor Projects Manual graphically demonstrates the latest in shed construction techniques and illustrates every step of the construction process in detail. Select from more than 200 expertly prepared plans for building a wide range of outdoor structures, from simple utility sheds to elegant cabanas, cottages, greenhouses, pole buildings and much more. Easy-to-follow construction blueprints and materials lists are available for each project to ensure success.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 216 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 21-08-2017


$39.99
Fun With Fidget Spinners

ISBN: 9781497203778

Publisher: IMM Lifestyle

Totally Awesome Fidget Spinner Tricks Become the ultimate spin master with this epic fidget spinner trick book. Work your way through 50 totally awesome tricks,...


Totally Awesome Fidget Spinner Tricks Become the ultimate spin master with this epic fidget spinner trick book. Work your way through 50 totally awesome tricks, ranging from beginner to advanced, plus cool games and challenges. Inside, you'll find loads of tips and tricks for increasing your spin speed and time, plus tons of ideas for customizing your spinners to make them totally unique. Track your progress in the workbook section at the back of the book so you know which tricks you've mastered and your best stats. In no time, your tricks will go from super to extreme! A guide to the most popular spinners. More than 50 great tricks and games from beginner to advanced. How to care for and customize your fidget spinners. Workbook for tracking tricks and stats.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 80


Dimensions: 153 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 30-06-2017


$9.99
Makers Ware

ISBN: 9781584236672

Author: Wang Shaoqiang    Publisher: Gingko Press

An understated tome, Makers Ware quietly speaks to the power and beauty of handmade tableware that is simultaneously utilitarian and artistic. The makers in thi...


An understated tome, Makers Ware quietly speaks to the power and beauty of handmade tableware that is simultaneously utilitarian and artistic. The makers in this volume deftly hone clay, wood and glass with great respect for natural forms and the elemental properties of the materials themselves. The tabletop becomes a work of art once bedecked with the textures, colors and shapes of these talented craftspeople, who hail from the backwoods of Maine to Norway, China, Japan and beyond. Interviews with the creators are accompanied by impeccable photography of their wares, local environment and private workshops.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 153 x 210 mm


Publication Date: 10-08-2017


$65.00
Lone Wolf Leathermaking

ISBN: 9781584236610

Author: Michael Gartner    Publisher: Gingko Press

The allure of leather is once again gaining ground as small labels and brands produce functional pieces reflective of our lifestyles. A clear antithesis to disp...


The allure of leather is once again gaining ground as small labels and brands produce functional pieces reflective of our lifestyles. A clear antithesis to disposable culture, well-crafted leather goods can and should last for decades. This book is a practical introduction to this ancient art form with 20 distinct projects to sink your awl into. From creating simple braids and key rings to belts, wallets, mobile phone cases and leather totes, one could literally outfit themselves from head to toe. Covers all the basics from gluing and polishing to using the specialized tools and sewing by hand. As the son of one of Sweden’s leading shoemakers, the author has a lifelong knowledge of working with leather and his knowledge and respect for the material shines through.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 185 x 242 mm


Publication Date: 20-09-2017


$65.00
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