Everyone can learn how to draw- and feel truly proud of the results - using Mona Brookes' proven drawing methods. Now the author of America's best-selling art instruction book for young children provides a complete course for older children, teens and adult beginners.In Part I, you'll discover the many different styles you can choose to draw in and how to develop your own personal style.In Part II, you'll discover a unique way of seeing that allows you to draw any shape you observe. You'll learn the basics (from buying art supplies to planning your compositions) and all the good stuff- proportion, scale, perspective, contrast shading and special effects. Lastly, Mona provides essential information on drawing the human form, animals, still, landscapes, and buildings.It's all here. Now nothing can prevent you from discovering the joys of drawing. Open this book and you'll see what creative possibilities await you! Special NoteDrawing For Older Children & Teens includes special sections for art teachers and educators.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/1991Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 18 and Up
Dream up your own designer originals and get ready for the runway. Ultimate set includes a dress mannequin, sewing essentials, sketch book, yards of fabric, swatch booklet, trims, embellishments, satin dress form, garment bag and a fashion design manual. Embellish the dress included in your kit or use the material provided to dream up your own creative couture. Recommended Ages: 9 years & Up
Now you can have even more Shrinky Dinks fun. This deluxe set includes 10 sheets of pre-printed Shrinky Dinks film, charm bracelets, beads, greeting cards, gift tags, a jewelry cord, hair clips and key chains, 8 full-sized color pencils, a pencil sharpener and a hole punch. Product Dimensions (inches): 12.1 (L) x 2 (W) x 10.5 (H) Age: 7 years and upRecommended Ages:7 and up
Combine a soft and silky lip balm base with a variety of yummy flavors and create your own lip sensations. Soften the base in a bath of warm water and then add the flavorings. Each flavor has a hint of color. Mix and match to create your favorite combinations. Five cool cosmetic tins can be decorated with layers of fun sticker designs and labels. Store your lip balm in the matching vinyl pouch. Product Dimensions (inches): 2 (L) x 9.7 (W) x 9.7 (H) Age: 7 years and upRecommended Ages:7 and up
LeapFrog Tag Learn To Write and Draw LeapFrog Tag Learn To Write and Draw polishes reading and writing skills. The set is equipped with methods based on current research that makes learning a fun filled experience for kids. They can improvise their writing skills and also improve their handwriting. Why You'll Love It: Cultivate important skills like writing and drawing. . Age: 4 to 8 years Features Help building writing skills through tracing paper Fun filled learning experience for kids Learn through letters and drawing shapes Includes Hardcore activity book Workbooks Sheets of interactive stickers Recommended Ages:4 – 8
Unlike traditional knitting or crochet, this quick knit loom is so simple to use. No special skills required -simply wind the yarn around the tools provided. Flip the yarn loops and create quick and easy fashions. Includes 90 yards of yarn. A large circle loom and a two sided hand loom. Add your own designer touches with the tassel maker and decorative buttons included.Features include: -simple to use quick knit loom! -No skills required, simply wind the yarn around the tools provided-Flip the yarn loops and create quick and easy fashions-Includes 90 yards of yarn-includes a large circle loom and two sided hand loom
Turn 3 plain kitties into a trio of fancy felines. Decorate these flocked bobble heads with markers, fabric, flowers, rhinestones and other sparkly accents. Finish them off with a magic wand, bouquet and a silver crown. Packed in a cute cat carrier box, each kitty measures approximately 4 tall Recommended Ages: 6 years & Up
From biggest to littlest, give your pets personality with paint and rub-on sticker accents. Classic wooden nesting dolls are pre-printed with your favorite animal designs. Includes paint and 2 brushes -medium and fine point. 5 graduated sized nesting dolls measure 4" down to the smallest 1 1/8". Perfect for stacking, play and display.Features include: -Give your pets personality with paint and rub-on sticker accents-Create your own classic wooden nesting dolls-Pre-printed nesting dolls with favorite animal designs-Includes paint and two brushes-Perfect for stacking, play and display
Create one-of-a-kind fashions with this ultimate tie dye set. From sleep shirts to purses, we show you how to turn one XL T-shirt (included) into dozens of fun projects. Easy-squeeze bottles come with pre-measured dyes -just add water. Minimize the mess and maximize the fun, -craft apron, table cover and craft gloves included. Includes extra dyes, stencil, fabric marker, embroidery thread and needles to create even more projects .Features include: -Create a one-of-a-kind tie dye fashion-Easy-squeeze bottles come with pre-measured dyes-Craft apron, table cover and craft gloves included-Includes extra dyes, stencil, fabric marker, embroidery thread and needles to create more projects-Extra Large T-shirt included Recommended Ages: 4 years & up
Craft your own optical effects with a kaleidoscope you build yourself. Kit includes everything you need to create and decorate a 7 5/8 kaleidoscope. No-break plastic mirror included. Refillable chamber enables you to change the view with a variety of fun craft elements, mini markers and vellum paper designs.Features include: -Craft your own optical effects with a kaleidoscope you build yourself -Includes everything you need to create and decorate a 7" kaleidoscope-No-break plastic mirror included-Includes a variety of fun craft elements, mini markers and vellum paper designs-Refillable chamber enables you to change the viewRecommended Ages:5 – 15
Creativity For Kids Flip Flop Fashions Creativity For Kids Flip Flop Fashions includes have cheetah and zebra designs fit for fashionistas. The slippers have a handy hook and loop closure that kids can design according to their style. Why You'll Love It: Fashionable feet size up their own unique style. Age: 5 to 15 years Includes 2 pairs of sleepers, one small and one medium sized Rhinestones Roses Ribbon Oodles of embellishments Recommended Ages:5 – 15
Creativity For Kids Beach Buddies Turn 25+ REAL sea shells into a crew of creative crustaceans. Complete set includes a tropical pallet of paint, glitter-glue, wiggly eyes, craft glue, dimensional paint and ocean inspired felt accents. Full of fun, this is the perfect craft for beach-themed birthday parties, summer camp and small group activities.Recommended Ages: 5 years & up
Introducing Finger Prints - a fresh new interpretation of this preschool classic. Just paint on the plastic sheet provided and then make a transfer print using your paper and roller. Set includes 6 pots of washable finger paint, paper, printing mat, squeegee and foam roller. Keep your area neat and tidy as you paint and print away. Set also includes a plastic printing tray, tool tray, plastic apron and clean-up sponge.Recommended Ages: 3 years & up
Anyone can draw a chicken, right? Follow attempts to draw one as he has to contend with runaway beaks, sleeping eggs, and hungry hens. The entertaining characters and witty text in this book of simple outline drawings, much like a flip-book, will charm readers of all ages and encourage children and adults alike to draw with humor and imagination. Illustrated throughout in a unique style, this little book will encourage drawing while making readers laugh out loud.Book Details:-Format: Hardcover-Publication Date: 10/1/2013-Pages: 72-Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
What better way to learn to draw than from the master himself? Draw with Pablo Picasso helps budding artists recreate some of the artist’s most delightful and accessible images. Each fun project comes with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on how to draw colorful faces and birds. First, children copy the images, developing a feel for drawing and instilling an appreciation for Picasso’s work. They then improvise on the images, tapping into their own creative potential. The accompanying text introduces Picasso’s art and features some of his best-known sayings.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/3/2008Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Simple, easy-to-follow guide enables even young children to draw 28 dinosaurs in convincing detail: tyrannosaurus rex, dimetrodon, megalosaurus, triceratops, ankylosaurus, archaeopteryx, and other prehistoric creatures. Easy lessons show the basic shapes of the torso, head, and tail, and demonstrate how to add legs and other key features.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/21/2010Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
WARNING:CHOKING HAZARD! Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.Fine art at your fingertips. Turn your humdrum thumbprints into pictures of all kinds of things with this completely self-contained activity kit. Includes all the art supplies required: a thumb-sized purple inkpad, a black felt-tip pen, and a book of step-by-step instructions, with plenty of room reserved for practicing right on the page.Comes With: one ink pad, one pen Create wonderful things Be good Have funBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/2002Pages: 44Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Amazing How To Draw Book celebrates the extraordinary side of life. The activities inside feature amazing achievements, incredible animals, and bizarre facts straight from the Ripley's Believe It or Not! archives. Intended for children ages 6-9, this unique activity book is packed with clear step-by-step drawing guides which are designed to unleash creativity. This book is certain to keep kids laughing and learning for hours! Be sure to check out the other great titles in the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Activity Book series.
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