It's Great to Create

101 Fun Creative Exercises for Everyone

Author: Jon Burgerman

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452155542

Category: Art

Page: 224

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Draw, doodle, make, and have fun! There are no mistakes in this wild and wonderful world from doodle artist and illustrator Jon Burgerman. Packed with prompts for 101 unexpected art projects, It's Great to Create offers artists of all ages loads of fun ways to get inspired and kick-start the creative process. From drawing with your eyes closed or doodling on your clothes to putting faces on your condiments or finding colors that rhyme, every page offers a new opportunity to embrace creativity and make something awesome. This unique ebook invites readers to lower their artistic inhibitions and offers a glimpse into the mind of a truly original artist.

Splat!

Author: Jon Burgerman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0735229805

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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For fans of The Book with No Pictures and Press Here, this hilarious interactive picture book lets kids in on the joke. “A brilliantly playful book that experiments with the physical boundaries of the book as an object, encouraging interaction and imagination.” —Oliver Jeffers, bestselling illustrator of The Day the Crayons Quit See what happens when flipping the page of this gleeful picture book gets you—SPLAT!—a pie in the face, followed by—SQUISH!—an insect sandwich, and—SPLASH!—a deluge of water balloons. Bright colors and appealing visual gags add up to a perfect mess—no cleanup necessary.

Creative Photography Lab

52 Fun Exercises for Developing Self-Expression with Your Camera. Includes 6 Mixed-Media Projects

Author: Steve Sonheim,Carla Sonheim

Publisher: Lab Series

ISBN: 1592538320

Category: Art

Page: 144

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Collects photography exercises that can be completed with any type of camera, including tutorials that focus on such topics as reflections, backlighting, tension, portraiture, and shadows.

Jon Burgerman's Burgerworld

A Coloring Book

Author: N.A

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781780678757

Category: Games

Page: 112

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An exciting new coloring book from Jon Burgerman, taking you on a journey through a land of his doodle creations. Color and scribble and have fun as you and your pens make friends with strange monsters and doodles on your journey to Burgerworld! Contains a list of mind-boggling creatures and objects to tick off as you find them on your travels, and a page of crazy stickers.

Jon Burgerman's Daily Doodle

Author: Jon Burgerman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781786270405

Category:

Page: 118

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Jon Burgerman shows you how to doodle a dragon, scribble a sausage and colour a chameleon in this hilarious how-to guide! Inspired by Jon's popular Snapchat Daily Doodle, this book is packed with instructions, hints and tips to create your own scribbletastic doodles, from dogs, doughnuts and dinosaurs to whales, wigs and wizards.This crazy collection contains over 100 silly ideas to scribble, funny things to spot along the way, and more than 40 stickers!

The CBT Art Activity Book

100 illustrated handouts for creative therapeutic work

Author: Jennifer Guest

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784501689

Category: Psychology

Page: 144

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Explore complex emotions and enhance self-awareness with these 100 ready-to-use creative activities. The intricate, attractive designs are illustrated in the popular zentangle style and are suitable for adults and young people, in individual or group work. The worksheets use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and art as therapy to address outcomes including improved self-esteem, emotional wellbeing, anger management, coping with change and loss, problem solving and future planning. The colouring pages are designed for relaxing stress management and feature a complete illustrated alphabet and series of striking mandala designs.


Creative Marker Art & Beyond

Inspiring Tips, Techniques, and Projects for Creating Vibrant Artwork in Marker

Author: Lee Foster-Wilson

Publisher: Walter Foster Jr

ISBN: 1633223396

Category: Art

Page: 144

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Whether you love to draw snoozing cats, inquisitive horses, watchful birds, patterned landscapes, or stunning sunsets, there’s something for everyone in Creative Marker Art & Beyond. We have ensured that anyone can pick up our innovative and fun lessons. Are you a doodler? Coloring-book graduate? Fine artist? No matter your skill level, you’re sure to love our route through the world of drawing with markers. This great guide kicks off with basic tools, materials, techniques, and color pointers. From there, you’ll jump into creative prompts, easy exercises, and step-by-step projects. Creative Marker Art & Beyond will have you trying a new medium and drawing with markers in no time. We also include helpful advice for successfully composing drawings, building and layering colors, shading, and adding pen, not to mention giftable artwork done on a variety of fun, accessible surfaces. Dive into the awesome and dynamic medium that is the marker! Create beautiful nature scenes, patterns, flowers, colorful trees, animals, and more with Creative Marker Art & Beyond.

A Writer's Workbook

Daily Exercises for the Writing Life

Author: Caroline Sharp

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 125012249X

Category: Reference

Page: 176

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Aspiring doctors have medical school. Karate students have belts of different colors. Pianists have scales and arpeggios. But what system do writers have for getting and staying "in shape," to help them focus, practice, and make progress? A Writer's Workbook is Caroline Sharp's ingenious collection of exercises to inspire, encourage, warm up, and jump-start anyone who writes. A wise and funny friend who will cheerlead you through even your darkest can't-write days and "every idea I've ever had is awful" nights, she provides encouraging suggestions, hilarious observations, and an amazingly vivid catalogue of writers' neuroses (with advice on overcoming them, of course). From "Roget's Resume" and "Emulating Ernest" to "End Well," "The Rewrite Rut," and "Dear John," the exercises in this generous, wry workbook will keep your ideas fresh, your mind open, and your pen moving.

Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding

Author: Linda Liukas

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1250065003

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

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"Code is the 21st century literacy and the need for people to speak the ABCs of Programming is imminent." --Linda Liukas Meet Ruby--a small girl with a huge imagination. In Ruby's world anything is possible if you put your mind to it. When her dad asks her to find five hidden gems Ruby is determined to solve the puzzle with the help of her new friends, including the Wise Snow Leopard, the Friendly Foxes, and the Messy Robots. As Ruby stomps around her world kids will be introduced to the basic concepts behind coding and programming through storytelling. Learn how to break big problems into small problems, repeat tasks, look for patterns, create step-by-step plans, and think outside the box. With hands-on activities included in every chapter, future coders will be thrilled to put their own imaginations to work.

The Great Zentangle Book

Learn to Tangle with 101 Favorite Patterns

Author: Beate Winkler

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1631593161

Category: Art

Page: 144

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Create, relax, and inspire one stroke at a time with The Great Zentangle Book! Zentangle(r) is a meditative art in which lines and shapes are created and combined to make one intricate piece of artwork. Complied by certified Zentangle trainer, Beate Winkler, these 100 step-by-step Zentangle patterns will help you relax while creating approachable and beautiful works of art. Discover beautiful tangles from artists from around the world, including Zentangle founders Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts. Be up to date on current Zentangle trends with new, delicate bijou tiles and find inspiration for your own Zentangle artwork while learning fascinating information and techniques. It's time you gave your mind a creative break with The Great Zentangle Book!

365 Days of Art

A Creative Exercise for Every Day of the Year

Author: N.A

Publisher: Hardie Grant

ISBN: 9781784881115

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 352

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365 Days of Art is an inspiring journal designed to help readers and budding artists nurture their creativity and explore their feelings through the medium of art. Featuring an activity for every day of the year, from simple tasks like drawing shapes and lines, to more mindful exercises like coloring-in, painting with primary colors, and drawing what you see. With beautiful, vibrant hand-lettering and watercolor illustrations, the book pairs inspiring quotes with supportive prompts and exercises to spark reflection through your drawing, writing, painting and more.

Drawing for Joy

15-Minute Daily Meditations to Cultivate Drawing Skill and Unwind with Color--365 Prompts for Aspiring Artists

Author: Stephanie Peterson Jones

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1631592955

Category: Art

Page: 144

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The joyful feeling of creating art is at your fingertips with Drawing for Joy. In Drawing for Joy, author and illustrator Stephanie Peterson Jones offers beginning artists a low-stress way to build a successful daily drawing practice in just 15 minutes a day. The accessible series of 52 week-by-week exercises, each with 7 drawing prompts or starts, teaches readers how to draw by exploring line, texture, pattern, and color. The book begins with basic information on the required materials for completing the exercises and essential techniques and strategies for coloring your creations. The exercises start with a focus on simple shapes such as circles, squares, and other geometric textures, then progress gradually toward creating more realistic motifs, including florals and other natural shapes, all built with line and pattern.

The Complete Book of Mixed Media Art

More Than 200 Fundamental Mixed Media Concepts and Techniques

Author: Walter Foster Creative Team

Publisher: Walter Foster Jr

ISBN: 1633223434

Category: Art

Page: 240

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Featuring a wide variety of mixed media techniques, including drawing and painting, stamping, stitching, ephemera, encaustics, collaging, journaling, and more, The Complete Book of Mixed Media Art is the perfect resource for artists exploring the many ways they can expand their artistic horizons with mixed media art. Each technique is presented with simple step-by-step examples of how to wield basic art tools and materials to effect both traditional and cutting-edge mixed media concepts. Artists will not only learn a variety of new concepts and techniques, but also discover how to apply them within their own mixed media projects. With so many techniques to choose from, The Complete Book of Mixed Media Art will inspire artists of all skill levels to explore the many ways they can get started with the ever-evolving, ever-popular mixed media art form.

The Coloring Book for Writers

An Inspirational Brainstorming Tool

Author: Linda Fulkerson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781523382149

Category:

Page: 128

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The Coloring Book for Writers enhances creativity by combining proven brainstorming techniques and activities with the act of coloring.

404 Deskside Activities for Energetic Kids

Author: Barbara Davis

Publisher: Hunter House

ISBN: 0897934679

Category: Education

Page: 145

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This invaluable resource helps K-3 teachers deal with restless, energetic students including those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The book contains quick movement breaks that can be used between other classroom activities to minimize disruptions and maintain a positive learning environment for all students. The activities, labeled according to appropriate age levels, length of play time, and group size, include shape recognition, stretching and relaxing, pantomime and imagination movements, balancing, and team relays. None of the activities require special skills, and there are enough for every day of the school year.



The Complete Guide to Drones

Author: Adam Juniper

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1781573573

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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"It's the book I tell everyone who asks me about drones to to buy" Thomas Greer, organisers of FPVLeague.co.uk - the drone racing league "Awesome. The book captures every topic and is accessible for everyone from journos needing proper info, through newbies to experienced fliers and photo/videographers. Clear images and well humoured i am delighted!" - Dominic Robinson, organiser of the International Drone Day (UK), part of a global event. The only thing growing faster than the drone market is the amount of misinformation about them. Almost overnight popular drones like the instantly reconginsable DJI Phantom have created a billion-dollar industry, with a foothold in everything from movie-making to the toy market. This book shows you everything there is to know about drones/multicopters/UAVs (including what really is the correct term for them) in plain, jargon-free English. Find out how to: · Choose the right drone for you · Build them · Fly them · Capture amazing photos and videos from above The text is accompanied with clear illustrations and brand-new photography. Also included is a complete step-by-step project to build your own modestly-priced drone - great as a first step into the world of drones; fun for one, perfect as an educational project for parent and child. In addition there is a layman's guide to the crucial legal issues around drone flying, and there is an accompanying website with video clips and commmunity links. This book is all you need to take to the skies!

Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons

Author: Siegfried Engelmann,Phyllis Haddox,Elaine Bruner

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671631985

Category: Education

Page: 395

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With more than half a million copies in print, Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is the definitive guide to giving your child the reading skills needed now for a better chance at tomorrow, while bringing you and your child closer together. Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read? Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading? Do you want to help your child read, but are afraid you’ll do something wrong? Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is a complete, step-by-step program that shows patents simply and clearly how to teach their children to read. Twenty minutes a day is all you need, and within 100 teaching days your child will be reading on a solid second-grade reading level. It’s a sensible, easy-to-follow, and enjoyable way to help your child gain the essential skills of reading. Everything you need is here—no paste, no scissors, no flash cards, no complicated directions—just you and your child learning together. One hundred lessons, fully illustrated and color-coded for clarity, give your child the basic and more advanced skills needed to become a good reader.