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The Imaginary World of...
Smith, Keri
(Softcover)

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What kind of world would you like to inhabit?To imagine something different, better, or more interesting is to push the existing world into a state of change. Some of the greatest revolutionary acts of our time came to be because someone had the courage to imagine something new. In The Imaginary World of?, Keri Smith asks readers to imagine something new: a unique world of their own making.Readers start by creating a list of everything to which they're drawn: things they love and collect, colors, shapes, ideas, people, and creatures that fascinate them. The items in the list will become the building blocks for their imaginary worlds, used to create texture and establish a foundation for the new place they'll begin to inhabit. Readers will then be prompted to think about landscape, place names, maps, currency, residents, logos, foods, histories, and more for their world.An indispensable guide for artists, dreamers, activists, and kids of all ages, The Imaginary World of? will encourage readers to become revolutionaries of everyday life, chronicling the possibilities in the brave new worlds they envision.


The Imaginary World of...
Smith, Keri
(Softcover)

$21.51 $6.59
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What kind of world would you like to inhabit?To imagine something different, better, or more interesting is to push the existing world into a state of change. Some of the greatest revolutionary acts of our time came to be because someone had the courage to imagine something new. In The Imaginary World of?, Keri Smith asks readers to imagine something new: a unique world of their own making.Readers start by creating a list of everything to which they're drawn: things they love and collect, colors, shapes, ideas, people, and creatures that fascinate them. The items in the list will become the building blocks for their imaginary worlds, used to create texture and establish a foundation for the new place they'll begin to inhabit. Readers will then be prompted to think about landscape, place names, maps, currency, residents, logos, foods, histories, and more for their world.An indispensable guide for artists, dreamers, activists, and kids of all ages, The Imaginary World of? will encourage readers to become revolutionaries of everyday life, chronicling the possibilities in the brave new worlds they envision.NOTE: This is a Scratch & Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


The Art of Zentangle
Bremner, Margaret
(Softcover)

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Open practice areas throughout the book invite you to try the techniques described, as well as put your creative ideas and tangling skills to use.


Craft Wisdom & Know-How: Everything You Need to Stitch, Sculpt, Bead and Build
Lark Crafts
(Softcover)

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The fifth book in the popular Wisdom and Know-How series, Craft Wisdom & Know-How covers dozens of the most popular crafts in one complete, all-encompassing resource. The book is organized by type of craft and includes Sewing, Knitting, and Other Needlework; Paper Crafts and Bookmaking; Glasswork; Jewelry Making; Pottery and Clay; Mosaics; Candle-making and Decorating; and Woodworking and Furniture Making. The sections are further broken down into chapters that cover specific crafts, each with step-by-step directions and tips for projects for all levels of skill and ability, from beginner to advanced. Hundreds of projects are included, such as Super Sock Monkeys, Crocheted Hats, Etched Glass, One-Afternoon Skirts, and Beading Vintage-Style Jewelry, to name a few. The material is hand-selected from dozens of publications from Lark Books, a leader in craft books. The information is tried, trusted, and true, and provides indispensable instruction and advice from the most accomplished crafters in the world. With hundreds of black-and-white illustrations and photographs, as well as essential resources for materials and tools, Craft Wisdom & Know-How is a must-have book for the aspiring and experienced crafter alike. NOTE: This is a Scratch & Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


The New Encyclopedia of Crochet Techniques: A Comprehensive Visual Guide to Traditional and Contemporary Techniques
Eaton, Jan
(Softcover)

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The New Encyclopedia of Crochet Techniques has all the essential tools and techniques for crochet in more than 400 diagrams and photographs, making it an invaluable guide for beginners and experienced crafters. Readers will discover new twists on the basics, and learn how to create complex-looking stitches, openwork and lace, multi-colored patterns, shaped motifs, Afghan squares, and much more. A 16-page gallery in the back of the book features a wide range of crochet items from designers around the world.


1,001 Ways to Be Creative: A Little Book of Everyday Inspiration
Kipfer, Barbara Ann
(Hardcover)

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Write a sonnet. Watch a bud open. Start an inventor's notebook. Lose your fear of being wrong. Sketch your future.Let your imagination run wild! Whatever your passion, this exquisite book invites you to dive in and harness the creativity within. Filled with glorious illustrations ,these colorful pages overflow with whimsical ideas, helpful tips, inspiring quotes, and endless encouragement to help you find a life of fulfillment through the power of ingenuity.


The Line: An Adventure into Your Creative Depths
Smith, Keri
(Paperback)

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From the revolutionary mind of Wreck This Journal author Keri Smith comes an encouraging guide to discovering and trusting your inner voice, all through the guise of making a simple line. As you move through the pages of this book, you’ll be asked to start a line, and then to take it through a series of increasingly interesting and meaningful adventures, from letting your line meander or jump around the pages, to using it to help you explore your past, make decisions, and discover the good in your world. A deceptively simple journey, you’ll discover that with your one original line, you have the power to transform the world.


Making Metal Jewelry: Projects, Techniques, Inspiration
Gollberg, Joanna
(Softcover)

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No soldering is required to make these metal necklaces, rings, bracelets, and earrings; they’re cold-connected, using such easy-to-learn skills as piercing, sawing, riveting, and joining. So even beginning jewelers can get completely professional results. Work with a variety of metals in sheets, wires, and tubes. Create your own chains, ear wires, clasps, and other findings from wire jump rings. Learn metal texturing and finishing techniques such as chasing, etching, and adding a patina. Find out how to make simple settings for pearls, beads, and stones. Then set your creativity free on projects like a Circle Brooch with Thorn Clasp, Layered Cuff Bracelet, and Polka Dot Tube Earrings.


A Proust Questionnaire: Discover Your Truest Self--in 30 Simple Questions
Neborsky, Joanna
(Paperback)

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A modern twist on the famous Proust Questionnaire -- part guided journal, part parlor game, and a great way to explore who you really areThe Proust Questionnaire has become a classic personality test and parlor game. Originating in Victorian times, and first popularized by a young Marcel Proust, this list of questions is now a staple in Vanity Fair and is often imitated in magazine quizzes and celebrity media coverage. Illustrator and collage artist Joanna Neborsky brings a quirky, richly layered visual style to her unique version of the questionnaire, along with cheeky, witty prompts and asides that transform this classic quiz into a lively interactive journal, inviting readers to reflect, write, doodle, collage, and otherwise personalize the colorful pages.


Make It Mighty Ugly: Exercises & Advice for Getting Creative Even When It Ain't Pretty
Werker, Kim Piper
(Paperback)

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Fans of DIY projects and crafts will conquer their fear of failure and create their own masterpieces using this fun and inspiring handbook. The number one fear of all creative types - crafters, DIYers, makers, artists - is that failure lurks right around the corner. Crafty blogger and creativity guru Kim Piper Werker urges everyone to pick up their pen or paintbrush or scissors and make something mighty ugly: get that "failure" out of the way. This friendly book offers up a multi-pronged approach to overcoming creative fears through inspiring essays and anecdotes, interviews, exercises and prompts, and sage advice from all over the creative spectrum to help individuals slay their creative demons.


500 Enameled Objects: A Celebration of Color on Metal
Hale, Julie (Edt.)
(Softcover)

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The classic art of enameling is experiencing a well-deserved renaissance - and it’s stunningly captured in this lovingly curated survey. More than 300 international contemporary artists have contributed museum-worthy pieces, which range in scale from David C. Freda’s Green Slipper Brooch and Harlan W. Butt’s Maine Teapot to large sculptures and public art. Some of the creators take a minimalist approach, using only soft colors and matte finishes, while others exploit the material’s vibrant palette and glass-like surface. The broad technical applications include everything from simple sifting and torch firing to complex cloisonné and plique-à-jour.


500 Plastic Jewelry Designs: A Groundbreaking Survey of A Modern Material
Hale, Julie (Edt.)
(Softcover)

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The popular 500 series takes its hippest, most fun approach yet, with an intoxicatingly vibrant and technically diverse collection of contemporary jewelry. Juror Susan Kasson Sloan has put together a groundbreaking survey of the best work being done with this thoroughly modern material. Every page offers some delightful eye candy, with pieces that stretch from the subtle and sublime to the fantastically humorous. There’s jewelry that tells a story, and jewelry that cleverly incorporates recycled materials - including sunglass lenses and knitting needles. In true 21st century style, much of the work is being designed and produced with cutting-edge CAD CAM technologies. The extremely talented artists include Jantje Fleischhut; Lisa and Scott Cylinder; Adam Paxon; Felieke van der Leest; Ted Noten; Svenja John; Pavel Herynek; Karin Seufert; and Margaux Lange.


Glitter!: A Celebration of Sparkle
Adams Media
(Hardcover)

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When in doubt, just add glitter!You'll smile, sparkle, and shine with this shimmering toast to our dazzlingly delightful best friend - glitter! Inside, you'll find sparkling glitter fun facts, twinkling how-tos, and glitzy quotes to bedazzle your day. This glitter celebration can't be contained - it also includes four fun tearouts you can frame, hang, or share to spread the glittery cheer.


The Artist's Guide to Selling Work (Second Edition)
Ruston, Annabelle
(Paperback)

$29.57 $8.69
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This best-selling guide provides all the advice artists and craftspeople need to sell their work in today's competitive market. This fantastic new edition has been updated with essential advice on how to make full use of digital opportunities for selling your work, such as social networking and e-marketing.


How to Carve Pumpkins for Great Results
Schneebeli-Morrell, Deborah
(Softcover)

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20 traditional and contemporary designs for pumpkin carving at Halloween and all year round, shown in 100 step-by-step photographs.


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