Contemporary art from the Pacific; with accompanying photos of installation, photography, sculpture and painting works from artists from the Pacific regions.
|Awards:||Shortlisted for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non-Fiction 2019 |
Mervyn Taylor - wood engraver, painter, illustrator, sculptor and designer - was one of the most celebrated New Zealand artists of the 1930s to 1960s.
He was highly connected to modernism and nationalism as it was expressed in New Zeal... read more
Part of a fantastic series of stash-busting sewing books, here are 25 fabulous projects to make, each using only one fat quarter. Fat Quarter: One-Piece Projects is ideal for using up small pieces of fabric to create a range of decorative and useful items for your h... read more
Aimed at beginners, this book shows how beautiful images can be created from repeating patterns. Accredited Zentangle teacher Jane Marbaix demonstrates a range of patterns one step at a time and offers a sourcebook of her own designs to inspire tanglers to try something different. Proven to reduce str... read more
Sculptor Paul Dibble often works on a big scale and this book features those works, both private and public, that make an imposing statement. Covering works for the public domain, commissions for schools and pieces for private clients, this book takes the reader through t... read more
This clever kit contains all you need to embroider a magical unicorn. The sturdy box includes a square of 100% cotton fabric, an embroidery frame, three shades of embroidery thread, two needles, a needle threader and a step-by-step guide book. The box can be used to store the embroidery and materials until you're finished.
Craft & Hobbies
This is a practical hands-on guide to painting any area in the home, with over 200 step-by-step pictures. It is an instant guide to basic techniques, including prepar... read more
There is no simpler or more familiar tool than the pencil. Virtually everyone owns one, but how often is it used to its full potential? This thought provoking title will guide the artist in you through a multitude of ways in which to make maximum creative use of the pencil,... read more
Fly high with realistic paper models of some of the most astonishing aircraft and spacecraft ever designed! The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum hosts seven million visitors annually--a testament to our enduring fascination with flight. Noted origami arti... read more
A sumptuous monograph tracing the life and legacy of fashion luminary Oscar de la Renta. In October 2014 one of the fashion world's champions, Oscar de la Renta, passed away, a great loss brightened by the innumerable successes of his half-century reig... read more
Sartorial superstar Gok Wan from TV's How to Look Good Naked is every girl's favourite style guru and confidence booster. His fantastic new guide has all the advice and inspiration you'll ever need to look and feel totally fabulous, whatever the occasion. Packed with Gok's advice on how to look good a... read more
|Author:||Janice Cox; Dana Youlin|
Art, Style, Living
It has never been easier or more fun to craft your own quality soap Handcrafted Soaps gives you the tips, techniques, and inspiration that you will need to make your own natural soaps right at home. From Milk-and-Honey Bars to Energizing Spice ... read more