Author: Kaaren Poole
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
Release Date: 2008
To ensure that baby gets the best, most wholesome and natural food possible, go homemade! The newest entry in the acclaimed Great Expectations series focuses on easy preparation of nutritious baby and toddler meals at home - from the first finger-foods to more than 130 delicious kid-tested recipes that will lay the foundation for a lifetime of healthy eating. The book teaches parents how to select the right food, set up a pantry (with a guide to key kitchen equipment), establish smart eating routines and introduce a wide variety of tastes and textures. It also explores today's most pressing nutrition issues: Should you buy only organic food? Is a vegetarian diet good for a very young child? Additional resources include information on breastfeeding and food allergies, as well as a comprehensive listing of products that make healthy eating faster and easier.
Author: Alan Woollett
Publisher: Search Press(UK)
Release Date: 2017-03-09
Genre: Birds in art
Few creatures symbolise the beauty of the natural world better than birds. Their delicacy, poise and power combine to create an irresistible subject for the artist. In this his first book, award-winning artist Alan Woollett captures perfectly, in breathtaking detail, the exquisite beauty of birds in their natural environments using graphite and coloured pencils, often combining both media in the same composition. More than a teaching guide, this book is a sumptuous source of ideas and inspiration that covers everything from observing birds in the wild to photography, composition and setting. With clear, step-by-step demonstrations and projects to work through as well as numerous examples of the author's stunning artworks, this book represents a true masterclass in the art of drawing birds.
Author: Ai Akikusa
Release Date: 2014-03
Offers step-by-step, illustrated instructions for drawing animals using colored pencils, including elephants, polar bears, lions, penguins, and deer, with tips on drawing animal hair and experimenting with colors.
Author: Liu Xiaone
Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
Release Date: 2018-08-01
Take your colored pencil skills to the next level and create a dazzling artistic menagerie! From songbirds to a soft-furred lynx, from a showy fish to a serene sloth, learn to draw realistic and beautiful animals in colored pencil. With tutorials for rendering textures, creating luminous color, getting animal proportions right, and more, this is the perfect guide for anyone wishing to make the most of their pencils. Step-by-step lessons take you from rough sketch to fully rendered drawing. Along the way you'll learn indispensable colored pencil techniques for vividness and realism. You'll also learn the subtle art of making drawings come alive. Full color throughout.
Author: Debra K. Yaun
Publisher: Walter Foster Pub
Release Date: 2009-07-01
An introduction to drawing animals with colored pencils covers techniques, color theory, and basic pencil strokes and includes step-by-step instructions for depicting an assortment of pets, wild animals, and birds.
This practical guide covers all aspects of cake decorating and icing. It takes the reader step by step through all of the stages and methods involved. There are tried and tested recipes for a variety of classic sponge and fruit cakes, as well as simple icings and frostings for quick, easy baking. Decorating techniques are also covered, along with essential cake making skills.
Author: Lee Hammond
Publisher: North Light Books
Release Date: 2000-10-15
Lee Hammond, writer/artist of the successful Discover Drawing series, creates a brand new sales opportunity with the Drawing in Color series, featuring the same realistic approach to drawing as always, but in colored pencil.Glorious color, realistic style, appealing subject matter and clear step-by-step instruction makes these books a great place for colored pencil artists to start. Each title begins with an encouraging You Can Do It chapter, followed by information on choosing colored pencils and basic techniques such as blending and burnishing. Subsequent chapters focus on drawing features with lots of step-by-step demos, concluding with information for putting it all together into a single image and in a complete composition.
Author: Mindy Lighthipe
Publisher: Walter Foster Jr
Release Date: 2017-11
The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration is a guide for contemporary artists aspiring to master shape, color, and texture and render beautiful, realistic, and vibrant botanical artwork! An expert botanical artist educates you about the tools and materials traditionally used in botanical illustration, including pencils, colored pencils, watercolor, gouache, and pastels. This thorough yet easily digestible guide includes overviews of key illustration techniques and basic color theory and mixing and is loaded with exercises designed to help you learn to see shape, value, and form. By learning to understand plant life and anatomy, you can craft elegant flowers, leaves, trees, and much more in no time! To bring it all together, The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration includes step-by-step demonstrations to follow along with as you practice taking sketches and transforming them into fully rendered, colorful pieces of fine art.
Author: Lee Hammond
Publisher: North Light Books
Release Date: 2002-11-01
This, the fourth book in the Drawing in Color series, teaches readers how to draw realistic animals with colored pencils. Lee Hammond's amazing easy-to-follow techniques enable you to render a variety of wonderful animals, from cats and dogs to horses, squirrels, tigers and more. These skills can be used to draw any kind of mammal accurately. Hammond's special graphing system makes all the difference, helping to translate the animal poses seen into drawings on the page. You'll also learn other important illustration techniques, including layering, blending and shading. Additional guidelines help duplicate realistic eyes, ears, mouths, feet, fur, and hide. You'll feel like you can draw from the start with achievable examples, even if you're a first-timer.