Drawing: Basic Textures in Pencil by Diane Cardaci, William F Powell, Nolon Stacey

Drawing: Basic Textures in Pencil:
A beginner’s guide to realistic textures in graphite
by Diane Cardaci, William F. Powell, Nolon Stacey.

Keywords: non fiction, art, educational, reference, graphite, visually appealing.
*Paperback, 40 pages
Published November 6th 2018
by Walter Foster Publishing


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Secrets of PEACE by T.A. Hernandez

Happy New Year! I’ll save the resolutions stuff for tomorrow’s post, today’s spotlight goes to book reviewing! and because I want to start the year with happy feelings, I will choose a book that I really liked:


Secrets of PEACE
Secrets of PEACE #1
by T.A. Hernandez

Keywords: fiction, sci-fi, thriller, romance, YA, dystopia, conspiracy, strong female MC
*Kindle Edition, 293 pages Published July 24th 2016
by Sanita Street Publishing

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The Geeky Chef Drinks by Cassandra Reeder

It’s almost New Yeeeaaar!! what happened to my 365 days of 2018?! Seriously, where are they? It’s like the owner who hides behind a towel and disappears as the towel falls to the ground, leaving a puzzled pet looking at all directions. I’m the puzzled pet and 2018 is the owner that mysteriously disappeared behind the towel. Magic.

Anyway, if you are in the mood for geeky and sometimes magical alcoholic drinks, let’s toast! because I have the book you’re looking for.


The Geeky Chef Drinks:
Unofficial Cocktail Recipes from Game of Thrones, Legend of Zelda, Star Trek, and More
by Cassandra Reeder

Keywords: non fiction, cookbook, alcoholic drinks, geeky, series/games/book themed, visually appealing.
*Paperback, 152 pages
Published October 23rd 2018
by Race Point Publishing


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Stop Chasing Shadows with The Power of Inner Connection by Susanne McAllister

Hello my friends! How is December treating you so far? are you ready for a New Year?. I have started cleaning, getting rid of stuff I no longer use and repairing what needs to be fixed so that I can start a fresh next year.  That also means I want to finish reading all the arcs I have accepted this year πŸ˜‰


Stop Chasing Shadows with The Power of Inner Connection
by Susanne McAllister

Keywords: non fiction, adult, counseling, metaphysics, self-help, spirituality, therapy.
*Kindle Edition, 293 pages Published July 24th 2016
by Sanita Street Publishing


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Nature Art Workshop by Katie Brooks, Sarah Lorraine Edwards, Allison Hetzell, Mikko Sumulong

This book shouts spring! and I must admit the cover made me think it would be mostly watercolor projects but nope, it has all kinds of crafty projects perfect for summer or spring!

If you notice changes on the post format, I am trying the new WP editor. Welp. It feels weird and flipped table on my first try, but it has some nice extras so I will try to understand it better. WordPresslanders, have you tried it yet? Did you like it?


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Nature Art Workshop:
More than 50 tips, techniques, and projects for using found materials to create mixed-media artwork inspired by nature
by Katie Brooks, Sarah Lorraine Edwards, Allison Hetzell, Mikko Sumulong

Keywords: non-fiction, educational, arts, crafts, step by step, basic skills, beginner, visually appealing.
*Paperback, 144 pages
Published September 4th 2018
by Walter Foster Publishing


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Blog Tour!: The Kooky Kids’ Club by Robbie Yates

I disappeared for almost a month, “what have you been doing?!”, you might ask. I made art and crafted every single day!, and now it comes to me I could have blogged about it as well. Once I start a project I get so immersed in it, that I forget everything else!. As part of the Kooky Kids’ Club, I’ll show you my creations tomorrow. Oh, you don’t know that club? Then by all means keep reading! Warning: A highly recommended book approaches!

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Book Blurb

Maxine is smart, quirky, and a bit of a misfit. One day, she receives a mysterious invitation to a meeting of the “Kooky Kids’ Club.”

Things are looking bright. It’s nice to finally have a real group of friends. Then Maxine’s teacher disappears.

Maxine doesn’t know what happened to her beloved teacher, or how she can help. But if anybody has the smarts to help Miss Thompson, it’s Maxine and the Kooky Kids’ Club…

This quirky chapter book is for the best kind of kidsβ€”the ones who are a little bit kooky!

 

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Maybe Everything by Alicia Lidwina

Days are clearly getting shorter in this part of the world and those sunny days from summer feel like ages ago. I love fall, but it also brings a melancholic feeling that makes me reflect and look back. With this mood, I start my review.


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Maybe Everything

by Alicia Lidwina

Keywords: prose, poetry, short stories, relationships, love, life, philosophic, emotional.
*Paperback, 136 pages
Published September 24th 2018 by Gramedia Pustaka Utama


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Ten-Step Drawing: Flowers by Mary Woodin

Hello my friends!! today I have had a great time reviewing a lot of art related books recently. I hope you have find my reviews useful, Christmas is just around the corner! Time flies right? so if you are not into art books, maybe this could be a good gift for a loved one (or not so loved one but you would rather have them drawing flowers than criticizing you life, right?)


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Ten-Step Drawing: Flowers:
Blooms, Blossoms, and Bouquets to Draw in 10 Easy Steps
by Mary Woodin

Keywords: non-fiction, educational, arts, drawing, step by step, basic skills, beginner, visual.
*Paperback, 128 pages
Published August 7th 2018 by Walter Foster Publishing


 

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Art Starts with a Line by Erin McManness

Hello my friends!!! October was crazy but I’m ready for November! Anyone joining NaNoWriMo? I could bet my dinner that if you are reading this, you are probably not participating because you are too busy typing words like there is no tomorrow. But heeey, wanna know something? I am participating!! No, I wont write a book and be the next Marissa Meyer, but I will write a post every single day of November. For me this is a big start because I struggle to write and read posts while arting and adulting (in order of importance, hahaha! jk, but yeah, it usually goes that order). So, here it comes to 1 post a day!


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Art Starts with a Line:
A creative and interactive guide to the art of line drawing
by Erin McManness

Keywords: non-fiction, educational, arts, drawing, step by step, basic skills, techniques, exercises, visual.
*Paperback, 128 pages
Published July 3rd 2018 by Walter Foster Publishing


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