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Coloring For Adults For Dummies
Coloring For Adults For Dummies
by Consumer Dummies

The most colorful way to reduce stress—while having fun! Adult coloring is absolutely a growing trend and consumers are really taking to the idea. Not only is it calming and good for your health, it's just plain fun! For those of us who can't retreat to a spa on a regular basis, coloring offers a creative, affordable, and novel way for busy adults to relax and unwind from the hectic pace of modern life. Coloring For Adults For Dummies is here to serve as a guided coloring book for harried a ...
Fashion Drawing For Dummies
Fashion Drawing For Dummies
by Lisa Arnold, Marianne Egan

The fast and easy way to learn the art of fashion drawing This fun guide gives you dozens of step-by-step diagrams that walk you through the process of preparing creative illustrations that you can later develop into dynamic presentations for your design portfolio. Plus, you'll not only learn how to draw clothes and fabric, but also how to show details that make up the total look: faces and hairstyles, fashion accents, and a wide variety of textures. If you're an aspiring fashion designer, you k ...
Drawing For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Drawing For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Brenda Hoddinott, Jamie Combs

The fast and easy way to learn to draw Drawing can enrich your life in extraordinary and unexpected ways. Drawing your everyday experiences can change how you and others see the world, while drawing from your imagination can give rise to fantastic new worlds. And, despite what you may believe, it's something just about anyone can learn to do. Drawing For Dummies offers you a fun, easy way to learn the drawing basics. Holding fast to the simple philosophy that only you can teach yourself to draw, ...
Pastels For Dummies
Pastels For Dummies
by Sherry Stone Clifton, Anita Marie Giddings

The latest tips and techniques for working with pastels - in full color Pastels offer bright colors, a great level of portability, and no drying time - plus they're relatively inexpensive and can be used to draw and paint on almost any surface. Pastels For Dummies covers the many aspects of this exciting medium, from the fundamentals of choosing the right materials to step-by-step projects, including landscapes, abstracts, and portraits. Inside you'll find hands-on, easy-to-follow exercises and ...
Paper Engineering and Pop-ups For Dummies
Paper Engineering and Pop-ups For Dummies
by Rob Ives

Paper Engineering & Pop-ups For Dummies covers a wide range of projects, from greeting cards to freestanding models. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and dozens of accompanying diagrams help readers not only to complete the diverse projects in the book, but also master the skills necessary to apply their own creativity and create new projects, beyond the book's pages. ...
Art History For Dummies
Art History For Dummies
by Jesse Bryant Wilder

Art history is more than just a collection of dates and foreign-sounding names, obscure movements and arcane isms. Every age, for the last 50,000 years has left its unique imprint on the world, and from the first cave paintings to the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, from the Byzantine mosaics of the Hagia Sophia, to the graffiti-inspired paintings of Jean-Michel Basquiat, art history tells the story of our evolving notions of who and what we are and our place in the universe. Whether you’re ...
Architecture For Dummies
Architecture For Dummies
by Deborah K. Dietsch, Robert A. M. Stern

When is a building just a building and when is it art? This accessible guide cuts through the jargon and clearly explains the essentials of architecture, demystifying the incredible ways in which structures and spaces come alive. You'll gain a real appreciation for architecture and the confidence to talk about it—even to an architect. Just the essential information for readers on the go who want to understand architecture. Covers the highlights of architectural history, from the Great Pyra ...