By Better Homes and Gardens Books, Carol Dahlstrom
* contains a hundred and one pretty-to-look-at, simple-to-do initiatives. * customized decoration designs entice either beginner and specialist crafters. * This undertaking e-book contains step by step directions, styles, and concepts.
By Editors of Bead&Button Magazine
Artistic Beading, Vol. three: the simplest tasks from a yr of Bead & Button journal КНИГИ ; ХОББИ и РЕМЕСЛА Название: artistic Beading, Vol. three: the simplest initiatives from a yr of Bead & Button journal Издательство: Kalmbach Publishing corporation Год: 2008 Формат: PDF Размер: 30.40 Mb Страниц: 236 Язык: английский Для сайта: www.mirknig.comВ книге представлены лучшие проекты популярного журнала "Bead & Button" с пошаговыми иллюстрациями и схемами. uploading.com.com eighty five
By Ludwig W. Adamec
There is either harmony and diversity within the Islamic international. Muslims aren't a homogeneous those who should be defined exclusively through their normative texts: the Koran and the Sunnah. Muslims fluctuate enormously of their interpretation of Islam: modernists are looking to reinterpret Islam to evolve to the necessities of contemporary instances whereas traditionalists are inclined to glance to the classical and medieval classes of Islam as their version of the Islamic state.
The A to Z of Islam provides a concise evaluate of Islamic background, faith, philosophy, and Islamic political pursuits. this is often performed via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and cross-referenced dictionary entries, which come with the biographies and strategies of medieval thinkers, in addition to these of contemporary contributors of the non secular and political institutions. Articles describe the foremost sects, colleges of theology, and jurisprudence, in addition to features of Islamic tradition. jointly, this ebook represents a quick creation to...
By W.F. Vickery. With original illustrations by Oliver B. Hamilton
W. Vickery's ebook is a vintage within the Gunsmith alternate. lengthy held because the bible in gunsmithing, it has due to the fact been substitute via many smooth texts. but, for the house machinist or simple gunsmith, it nonetheless teaches the necessities. Twenty chapters, all concentrating on a unique point of the trade.
Filled with lithographs, pictures and illustrations, this e-book is a small murals sitting on many a gunsmith's bookcase and paintings bench. not easy to discover and value the historical past it comprises.
By Shay Amber
Ceramics are continuously well liked by crafters, and hand development with low-fire earthenware is a usual position to begin. With its wealth of knowledge and photographs, based layout, and time-tested recommendation this gorgeous new booklet by way of artist Shay Amber will motivate even the main intimidated newbie. simply as in her celebrated workshops, Amber publications would-be ceramists via the entire fundamentals, from selecting the best clay physique to embellishing the skin with awesome and beautiful glaze remedies to atmosphere a firing temperature. She teaches tips to pinch varieties, create coils, make flat slabs, paintings with basic molds and armatures, and decoration your piece with stencils, slips, underglazes, terra sigillata, and extra. every one strategy is specified by easy-to-follow step by step images with initiatives in growth and lovely gallery photos. Amber introduces a special, easy-to-follow approach for developing a gorgeous slab-built piece, and the entire useful templates are incorporated. A dozen projects—including a pinched Tea Bowl, coil-built coffee Cup Set, and luminous Lantern show off the major tools. complete and available, this illustrated creation turns into the traditional at the potter’s bookshelf.
By Andrew Stoker
Amazing Folds offers 26 cutting edge origami tasks, as attractive as they're helpful. every one venture is correct origami, folded from a unmarried sheet of paper, and comprises transparent step by step directions, sidebars that assist you evaluate your development at each level, and recommendations on identifying and getting ready the paper and on adorning the ultimate venture. complete colour photos spotlight the delights came upon on each web page. From the whimsical practicality of «foldelopes», photo frames and a lampshade, to a head of infrequent animals-a shark, a seahorse, and a warty leaping frog-these tasks will pride and encourage, no matter if you fold for excitement or for a bottomless provide of cheap gifts.Projects include:-gift bag-crane in flight-jewellery box-sun and moon-disk holder-elephant-card box-seahorse-lotus bowl-tree frog-picture frame-shark
By Lynne Perrella
Artwork Making and Studio areas is a visible studio travel, a chance to show the major and notice the interior workings of artists of their ultra-personal, certain workspaces. The project of the booklet is to seem inside of studios in growth, amidst the throes of the artmaking procedure, and to enquire the techniques of the artists inside. This booklet unearths the interaction among artist and studio, and explores how every one workspace displays a distinct, distinct artistic trip. images by way of Sarah Blodgett, plus contributed photographs by way of the various artists, combines with own insights to supply an incomparable studio journey that might encourage you to create your individual inner most paintings house. Pages from Lynne Perrella’s paintings magazine are integrated, to offer extra perception into this bottomless subject of «art and the place it happens.»