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Mythic Creatures: And the Impossibly Real Animals Who Inspired Them - American Museum of Natural History

“Mythic Creatures: And the Impossibly Real Animals Who Inspired Them” is a book from the American Museum & Natural History that is adapted from a exhibition curated by Laurel Kendall & Mark A. Norell with Richard Ellis and the Exhibition De...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Dr. Mark A. Norell, Laurel Kendall, Richard Ellis
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Arts, Crafts & Supplies
  • Publisher: Sterling

Creative Revolution - Personal Transformation through Brave Intuitive Painting

Flora Bowley, author of Creative Revolutions, Personal Transformation through Brave Intuitive Painting, has created an amazing book. The bright colors on the cover are eye-catching. The blend of palettes runs throughout the pages of this bo...

5 Stars

Pete the Cat: My First I Can Draw

If you or anyone you know is just starting to learn to draw, this is a great learn to draw book. James Dean makes drawing simple. He will have you drawing full size characters in little steps. You start out drawing say a circle and then mov...

5 Stars

Step-By-Step Zen Doodle Origami

“Step-by-Step Zen Doodle Origami” by Carolyn Scrace is a book filled with activities that one can get lost in for hours at a time…if one doesn’t get frustrated! I think that it was probably not the best week for me to try this, although I d...

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Sad Animal Facts

The "Sad Animal Facts" hand drawings and saying will have you smiling. With each one I had to laugh a little and get excited to read the next one. The artist and illustrator currently lives in my city of Portland, OR. Living here I haven't...

4 Stars

Coloring Flower Mandala Postcards - 20 Hand-Drawn Designs for Mindful Relaxation

Artist Wendy Piersall has released a postcard book that includes 20 of her hand-drawn flower mandala. Each postcard image is a smaller version of the flower image in her "Coloring Flower Mandala" coloring book. I've colored many of the page...

4 Stars

Calming Dot to Dot - Intricate, Stunning, Stress-Relieving Patterns for Adults

Emily Wallis draws us in with over 40 fun Dot to Dot drawings. These drawings are intricate and fun. Find number 1 with your pencil (also marked by a small star) and then connect to number 2 and so forth. Expect to be working on these for a...

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Sketchy Stories - The Sketchbook Art of Kerby Rosanes

If you love whimsical sketches then you will fall in love with the works of Kerby Rosanes. In this book Kerby showcases a variety of his sketches. The sketches are printed on a quality light beige paper that makes the images pop. The book i...

5 Stars

Gulliver's New Travels

If you love yourself some Gulliver's Travels and love coloring as well, then I would pick this up! I so recommend this book for those of you who love quirky, neat looking images that are based on real items but are not anywhere near realist...

5 Stars

Inkspirations for Women

Inkspirations for Women has to be one of my top 10 favorite coloring books. The pictures inside were a real pleasure to color. They are fun and lively. I had a really hard time choosing which picture to color first, second, etc. In less tha...

5 Stars

Color Quest - Extreme Coloring Challenges to Complete

Color Quest is one of the most fun books I've colored in a while. Each picture is made up of shapes with numbers in them. You pick out a set of pencils based on a color chart. Then you color by the number. I loved the variety of pictures fr...

4 Stars

Hot Dudes Coloring Book

Love adult coloring books? Well this one has all the adulting you need. With each page covered in sexy guys some even with tattoos this one will have you turning on the fans while you color until your hearts content. Sexy meets Crayola.

5 Stars

Coloring Ocean Mandalas

All of Wendy Piersall's hand drawn adult coloring books have kept me entertained for hours. Coloring Ocean Mandalas will surely appeal to those who love under sea creatures, environments as well as those who want a bit of fantasy. My favori...

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The Steal Like an Artist Journal - A Notebook for Creative Kleptomaniacs

It's time to put your creative mind to the test. You are about to become a Kleptomaniac - not stealing physical things but ideas - collecting ideas and using your creative mind making them your own. Use this book to its fullest and you will...

5 Stars

Zen Doodling Inspiration: Earth, Air, Fire and Water

“Zen Doodling Inspiration: Earth, Air, Fire and Water” by Carolyn Scrace is a how-to book that provides instruction on how to use the shapes and colors of the world around us to provide frameworks for creating doodles and pictures. Some pag...

4 Stars

Tattoos - Just Add Color

“Just Add Color: Tattoos” is an adult coloring book with multiple designs that provide a template for hours of entertainment. There are some beautifully intricate designs that form a framework for one to experiment with various color combin...

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I Love My Hair

LOVE LOVE LOVE!! I never really know what to say about these kinds of books. I mean it’s a coloring book, LOL. But the creativity they have done in this one was great! It’s a thin book that you could pretty much take with you anywhere. It’s...

4 Stars

Fairyland - Just Add Color

Just ADD Color Fairyland is a great book for adults and older young adults. It's perfect for those who are just starting to color again and those who have really gotten into the craze like me. The book has 120 pages of great fairy inspired...

4 Stars

The Wild West of Louis L'Amour - An Illustrated Companion to the Frontier Fiction of an American Icon

I love Louis L’Amour’s books and have since I was a teenager. I couldn’t wait to read this book and see what new insights I would find. There are 10 chapters covering everything from gunslingers to reading sign to the lay of the land. Each...

4 Stars

The LEGO Architect

This book was amazing! There are some great photos of architecture from all over the world and these really cool step-by-step instructions on how to build some of them. From a prairie house to a sky traffic control tower this book brings Le...

5 Stars

Susan B. Anderson's Kids' Knitting Workshop - The Easiest and Most Effective Way to Learn to Knit!

If the children in your life are curious enough to want to learn how to knit, I feel this would be the perfect introductory book for them. In it Ms. Anderson provides useful information on teaching children how to knit for the very first ti...

5 Stars

Coloring Dream Mandalas

I love coloring!! I'm so happy someone thought of making coloring books for adults. This coloring book is gorgeous and very relaxing. I enjoy just sitting down and coloring the Mandalas. It is a bit more challenging than others I have but s...

5 Stars

Drawing Animals Shape by Shape

This is a super cute book that helps kids and adults learn to draw with very basic shapes as a starting point. The characters you and your kids can learn to draw range from cats and dogs to farm animals, woodland creatures all the way to di...

4 Stars
  • Author: Christopher Hart
  • Review by: Tamazon
  • Genre: Art & Coloring
  • Tags: Arts, Crafts & Supplies, Kids: Children's, Kids: Middle Grade, Drawing, Painting, Learning Art
  • Publisher: Sixth&Spring

Coloring Flower Mandalas

Coloring Flower Mandalas is one of my first adult coloring books to try. To get started I purchased a set of colored pencils and made them nice and sharp as the drawings in this book have many small areas. I also made sure to buy a good var...

4 Stars

Watercolor Fairy Art - How to Bring Your Fairy Realm Art to Life

This beautifully detailed guide is both an inspiration and an educational tool that will stimulate the imagination. The explanation for which materials to use and how they affect the finished picture are invaluable to a novice and probably...

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How to Make Curtains - Measuring and Making the Perfect Window Coverings for Every Room in Your Home. A Storey BASICS® Title

In this how-to book of making curtains, Ms. Yaker explains everything you need to know to make them from scratch. She takes her time in explaining everything to us like the breakdown of the anatomy of a window and defines what each window t...

5 Stars

Mandalas - 120 illustrations

“Mandalas: A gorgeous coloring book with more than 120 illustrations to complete” is a Barron’s book with perforated pages bearing a multiplicity of drawings to color. I liked that there were some pages that had two smaller drawings to work...

4 Stars

Skirts & Dresses for First Time Sewers - Patterns, Tutorials, Tips, and Advice

This book is a great learning source for anyone interested in sewing, and it’s written simply enough for beginners to understand. With this book you can actually learn about sewing. It explains all there is to know about sewing skirts and d...

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The Art of Mistakes - Unexpected Painting Techniques and the Practice of Creative Thinking

This book was a blast!!! Get this book for techniques on creating art by making mistakes. There’s not a huge amount of text to read. Many colorful pictures and illustrations accompany this book and that’s great as it helps the reader to vis...

5 Stars

Alice's Wonderland - A Visual Journey through Lewis Carroll's Mad, Mad World

Are you obsessed with all things Alice in Wonderland? Well if so then this is definitely the book for you! Made for the true fan this book has everything from behind-the-scenes info to the original manuscript. This book is a breath taking c...

5 Stars

The Zombie Combat Field Guide

Do you love zombies, coloring books and activity books? If yes, then this is a book that is not to be missed. It's perfect for the adult zombie lover who doesn't mind a bit of blood and guts along with their coloring. Make sure you have a r...

4 Stars

The Crocheter's Skill-Building Workshop - Essential Techniques for Becoming a More Versatile, Adventurous Crocheter

In this crocheter’s handbook, there’s a wealth of knowledge for any level crocheter. Ms. Ohrenstein breaks down the book into different parts making it easy for the crocheter to find what they might be looking for in a snap. Part one of the...

5 Stars

Stitch It Simple - 25 hand sewn projects to make and share

In this fun quick-to-stitch project book, Ms. Sheard offers 25 colorful and creative projects for us to make for ourselves or as wonderful gifts to give those special people in our lives. The author offers a basic preparation items list tha...

4 Stars

Coloring Animal Mandalas

“Coloring Animal Mandalas” by Wendy Piersall is a beautiful collection of drawings that can be colored. Each drawing is printed on white paper and is comprised of a multitude of repetitive shapes that combine to form all kinds of creatures,...

4 Stars

The Life of Corgnelius and Stumphrey - The Cutest Corgis in the World

In Los Angeles, an adorable Corgi named Corgnelius is a very happy dog living the good life. Not only does he have his own blog, but also he is the topic of his own nonfiction book chronicling his and his adoptive Corgi brother’s lives. Thr...

5 Stars

Christmas Ornaments to Crochet

In this easy-to-follow Christmas crochet ornament book, we are given 50 fun patterns in which we can make all different ornaments that can be used for tree or package decorations or even as gifts themselves. The patterns offered range from...

4 Stars

The Artful Year - Celebrating the Seasons and Holidays with Crafts and Recipes--Over 175 Family- Friendly Activities

In this fun and creative family-oriented crafting book, the author offers us over 175 activities that every reader can have their families partake in. Some of the activities range from exploring nature to observing wildlife, from making cra...

5 Stars

Zen Doodling Mandalas

“Zen Doodling Mandalas” by Carolyn Scrace is a wonderful and inspirational book that encourages all of us who are prone to idly scribble loops and curves and lines when we are caught on hold or stuck waiting in a place where we are unable t...

5 Stars

How to Make a Quilt - Learn Basic Sewing Techniques for Creating Patchwork Quilts and Projects

In this manual, the author explains many factors you need to take into consideration when learning to quilt for the first time. She explains that quilts can be made by two different methods. You can either piece it together with a sewing ma...

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Christmas Crochet for Hearth, Home & Tree - Stockings, Ornaments, Garlands, and More

In this Christmas crochet craft book, we find numerous crochet patterns to make such things as a variety of stockings, ornaments, garlands, bows and even a tree skirt just to name a few fun projects. I’m a beginner crocheter and I was reall...

4 Stars

Clay Play! - 24 Whimsical Projects

In this fun clay book, Ms. Taylor teaches us a few pointers before we start trying to create the whimsical projects she offers us. She explains how to condition the clay to make it easier to work with, how to make different shapes with ease...

5 Stars

Digital Photography - Idiot's Guides

Do you enjoy taking photographs but find yourself wanting to capture more than just a moment? Do you contemplate how the light and shadows effect your overall picture? Are you ready to take the next step into your photograph taking journey?...

4 Stars

Ralph Masiello's Ocean Drawing Book

This simple little drawing book is perfect for starting youngsters five years of age and older out on simple drawing projects with a marine biology theme. Begin with the simple design of the clam and follow the author’s step-by-step instruc...

4 Stars

Knitting - Idiot's Guides

This wonderful teaching manual aids any novice who wants to try to learn the wonderful handicraft of knitting. It has a nice collection of photographs that detail the yarn and needle positioning and clear explanations that help one learn ho...

5 Stars
  • Author: Megan Goodacre
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Arts, Crafts & Supplies
  • Publisher: ALPHA

Sewing - Idiot's Guides

I am never crazy about things labelled for ‘idiots’ or ‘dummies’ as I do not equate lack of knowledge with a lack of brainpower but I realize that this is the trend. I think this is a great series to either introduce complete novices to a n...

5 Stars
  • Author: Cinnamon Miles
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Arts, Crafts & Supplies
  • Publisher: ALPHA

30 Minute Crochet - What Can You Crochet in 30 Minutes or Less?

This crochet book not only gives you projects that can be crocheted in 30 minutes but gives you projects that are marked for beginners, intermediate and experienced crocheters letting everyone have a project to do and as you gain experience...

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Star Trek The Art of Juan Ortiz

This is the perfect nerd homeowner's coffee table book. Each old movie-style drawing is wholly visually stunning and unique from one poster to the next. Not only is each poster giant sized it is set in the theme of the 1960's and it brought...

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Great Showdowns The Return

“Great Showdowns: The Return” by Scott C (Scott Campbell) is a quirky little book of remarkably identifiable characters from various movies painted in friendly opposition to one another. Happy smiles abound, despite the preponderance of wea...

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Cult Movie Art 2 - Crazy 4 Cult

Amazing. I'm not normally one to pick up an art book an go crazy over it, but this compilation of incredible artwork has won my total adoration. Each piece in the book is highly stylized, and reflects to utter perfection, each artist's indi...

5 Stars

Craft-a-Doodle - 75 Creative Exercises from 18 Artists

It’s always great to find a book that encourages one to have fun and this one certainly makes a person want to grab a blank sheet of paper and have a great time. I have always been a doodler but have had a fairly limited of primitive images...

4 Stars

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