My Wonderful World of Fashion

A Book for Drawing, Creating and Dreaming
Author: Nina Chakrabarti
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781856696326
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 272
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An interactive coloring book for fashionistas of all ages, My Wonderful World of Fashion is packed withbeautiful and sophisticated illustrations specially created by the leading fashion-illustrator Nina Chakrabarti. The book encourages creativity, with illustrations to color in and designs to finish off, as well as simple ideas for making and doing (how to make a sari, turn a napkin into a headscarf, dye a T-shirt, and so on). Covering clothing, shoes, bags, jewelry, and other accessories, the illustrations span both vintage fashionsdrawing on beautiful and interesting objects from past agesand contemporary designs from the illustrator's own imagination. 'Did you know...?' features that give brief historical notes encourage children to be inspired by history and by other cultures. A wonderful celebration of fashion, the book will appeal to fashion addicts from 8 years plus.

My Wonderful World of Shoes


Author: N.A
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780670010
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 144
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Ever wondered what a boot inspired by a Beatles lyric looks like? What is a "Hug My Leg" shoe? And how about lace-ups inspired by 18th-century snuff boxes? From stilettos to loafers, wedges to jelly shoes, platforms to sandals, Nina Chakrabarti once again dazzles us with her creative flair and inspires us to look at footwear with fresh eyes. Vintage favorites are shown alongside Vietnamese slippers, Romany boots, and Louis heels, with famous designer pieces such as Vivienne Westwood's Rocking Horse golf shoe, Maison Martin Margiela's split-toe Tabi boot, and Camille Unglik's metallic Luna sandal.

My Wonderful World of Fashion Postcards


Author: Nina Chakrabarti
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781856699068
Category: Design
Page: 30
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Color and personalize this book of 30 detachable postcards featuring illustrations from the bestselling My Wonderful World of Fashion: A Book for Drawing, Creating, and Dreaming.

My Wonderful World of Fashion Stamp Set


Author: N.A
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781856699143
Category: Design
Page: N.A
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Create your very own wonderful world of fashion using stamps that feature stunning new illustrations by Nina Chakrabarti, author of the hugely popular My Wonderful World of Fashion. This set contains ten stamps, featuring shoes, purses, bows, and other fashion items, plus two inkpads (in pink and black). Fashion lovers from five years and up will enjoy stamping, customizing and coloring in new fashion creations, combining the designs to invent styles and outfits, or using them individually as decorative details.

I Want to be a Fashion Designer


Author: Stephanie Maze
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780152019389
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 47
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A photo-essay introducing career possibilities within the fashion design industry and describing how to get an early start pursuing a career in this field.

Dreaming of Dior

Every Dress Tells a Story
Author: Charlotte Smith
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439187576
Category: Design
Page: 296
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Charlotte Smith had already had more than her fair share of fabulous dresses and adventures. She lived life to the fullest in London, Paris and New York before falling in love with Australia and making it her home. Then she discovered that she had inherited a priceless vintage clothing collection from her American Quaker godmother, Doris Darnell. When the boxes started arriving, they were filled with more than three thousand pieces dating from 1790 to 1995, from Dior and Chanel originals to a dainty pioneer dress. But when she unearthed her godmother’s book of stories, the true value of what she had been given hit home. This wasn’t merely a collection of beautiful things; it was a collection of lives. Women’s lives. Tiny snapshots of our joys and disappointments, our entrances and exits, triumphant and tragic. This is a book for any woman who knows a dress can hold a lifetime of memories.

Hello Nature

Draw, Collect, Make and Grow
Author: Nina Chakrabarti
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781780677347
Category: Drawing
Page: 224
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A fantastic new nature activity book from Nina Chakrabarti, exploring the exciting natural world around us. This is your very own nature scrapbook, packed with fascinating facts and brilliant activities. Doodle, draw and colour in leaves, butterflies, plants and much more. How many different types of snowflakes are there, and how are leaves formed? Find out how to make your own leaf prints, twig sculptures and minibeast hotels. With her beautiful, distinctive illustrations, explore the weird and wonderful things you can find all around you - whether you're out in a park, in your back garden or sitting in your living room at home!

Fashion Design Studio

Learn to Draw Figures, Fashion, Hairstyles & More
Author: Christopher Hart
Publisher: Chris Hart Books
ISBN: 9781936096626
Category: Art
Page: 127
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Aspiring fashionistas will love this entertaining introduction to design that provides step-by-step instructions on drawing figures from many points of view and in varying poses as well as tools, materials and skills to help them bring their creative vision to life. Original.

The Art of Nathalie Lété


Author: Nathalie Lété
Publisher: Artisan Books
ISBN: 1579657214
Category: Art
Page: 208
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The first book by beloved and prolific French artist Nathalie Lete, whose work is sold at Anthropologie, Astier de Villatte, and numerous other upscale homeware stores worldwide.

Draw Me a Star


Author: Eric Carle
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781442003941
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: N.A
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An artist's drawing of a star begins the creation of an entire universe around him as each successive pictured object requests that he draw more.

How to Design Your Own Clothes | Children's Fashion Books


Author: Baby Professor
Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1541907450
Category: Photography
Page: 40
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Is your child showing interest in clothes and fashion? Then this book will surely be well loved! It is composed of tips and tricks on fashion design. By giving your child the chance to learn the basics of styling today, you are already molding his/her future in the industry tomorrow. Secure a copy of this Children’s Fashion Book today!

A World of Your Own


Author: Laura Carlin
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 9780714863627
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 48
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A beautiful picture book for children 4+ taking the reader on a journey through Laura Carlin’s own colorful and imaginative visual world.

My Collection of Collections


Author: Nina Chakrabarti
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781786270603
Category:
Page: 80
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What would you like to collect? A collection could be a group of old pots in a museum, or oak leaves picked up on a woodland walk. Some collections are put together over a lifetime, while others last for a single afternoon. You might be a sucrologist, collecting packets of sugar, or perhaps you'd rather collect stamps, matchboxes or even memories.Nina Chakrabarti, author of Hello Nature and My Wonderful World of Fashion, invites you to explore different kinds of collection in this new, beautifully illustrated book. As you go through the pages you can complete and personalise the collections with beautiful stickers, spaces to write or draw, and even a special envelope for you to start a collection of your very own.

The Internet Is Not the Answer


Author: Andrew Keen
Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
ISBN: 0802192319
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 288
View: 2057
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The renowned Internet commentator and author of How to Fix the Future“expos[es] the greed, egotism and narcissism that fuels the tech world” (Chicago Tribune). The Digital Revolution has contributed to the world in many positive ways, but we are less aware of the Internet’s deeply negative effects. The Internet Is Not the Answer, by longtime Internet skeptic Andrew Keen, offers a comprehensive look at what the Internet is doing to our lives. The book traces the technological and economic history of the Internet, from its founding in the 1960s through the rise of big data companies to the increasing attempts to monetize almost every human activity. In this sharp, witty narrative, informed by the work of other writers, reporters, and academics, as well as his own research and interviews, Keen shows us the tech world, warts and all. Startling and important, The Internet Is Not the Answer is a big-picture look at what the Internet is doing to our society and an investigation of what we can do to try to make sure the decisions we are making about the reconfiguring of our world do not lead to unpleasant, unforeseen aftershocks. “Andrew Keen has written a very powerful and daring manifesto questioning whether the Internet lives up to its own espoused values. He is not an opponent of Internet culture, he is its conscience, and must be heard.” —Po Bronson, #1 New York Times–bestselling author

Art Starts with a Line

A creative and interactive guide to the art of line drawing
Author: Erin McManness
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
ISBN: 1633224821
Category: Art
Page: 144
View: 8852
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Line drawing utilizes both fine and bold lines to create sophisticated artwork that can stand alone or be incorporated into patterns, logos, stationery, branding, journals, scrapbooks, and more. Art Starts with a Line is approachable for artists of any skill level, no prior drawing experience needed! This form of art requires minimal tools, making it both affordable and portable. Following a brief introduction to tools and materials, as well as some easy exercises and techniques for warming up to basic drawing tools, you will explore a variety of subject matter. You'll draw plants and flowers, architecture and cityscapes, animals, and everything in between. These projects aren't restricted to black and white either! You'll find techniques for adding color with colored pencil, marker, pen, even digitally. Art Starts with a Line presents everything you'll need to know to learn how to successfully create line drawings of all types. Whether your goal is to create a custom logo for a client, or to simply decorate your planner, it's all here.

Wonderful World of Horses Coloring Book


Author: John Green
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486444651
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 30
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Thirty handsome illustrations capture the legendary grace and beauty of the horse and are ready to come alive with your colors. Captions.

Fashion Illustration

Inspiration and Technique
Author: Anna Kiper
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 9780715336182
Category: Design
Page: 144
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A guide to illustrating fashion from a designer's perspective offers guidance on rendering movement, attitude, prints, textures, and embellishments.

Ninja on the Farm (Scholastic Reader, Level 1: Moby Shinobi)


Author: Luke Flowers
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545945054
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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In the first book in this fun Level 1 reader series, Moby Shinobi heads to the farm! Moby tries to collect eggs, gather hay, and feed the pigs, but each try ends in a funny mess. Moby wants to help Farmer Bob, but what if his ninja skills aren't right for the job? Then the cows break down the gate-can Moby use his ninja tricks to save the day before the runaway cows ruin the farm? Rhyming text and energetic full-color artwork make this the perfect book for young readers!

Room to Dream


Author: David Lynch,Kristine McKenna
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0399589201
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 592
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An unprecedented look into the personal and creative life of the visionary auteur David Lynch, through his own words and those of his closest colleagues, friends, and family In this unique hybrid of biography and memoir, David Lynch opens up for the first time about a life lived in pursuit of his singular vision, and the many heartaches and struggles he’s faced to bring his unorthodox projects to fruition. Lynch’s lyrical, intimate, and unfiltered personal reflections riff off biographical sections written by close collaborator Kristine McKenna and based on more than one hundred new interviews with surprisingly candid ex-wives, family members, actors, agents, musicians, and colleagues in various fields who all have their own takes on what happened. Room to Dream is a landmark book that offers a onetime all-access pass into the life and mind of one of our most enigmatic and utterly original living artists. With insights into . . . Eraserhead The Elephant Man Dune Blue Velvet Wild at Heart Twin Peaks Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me Lost Highway The Straight Story Mulholland Drive INLAND EMPIRE Twin Peaks: The Return

Outside the Lines

An Artists' Coloring Book for Giant Imaginations
Author: Souris Hong-Porretta
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399162089
Category: Art
Page: 256
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"Features the work of Keith Haring, Shepard Fairey, AIKO, and more than 100 other contemporary artists" -- cover.