The Dressmaking Book

The new edition of DK’s dressmaking bible with more than 80 step-by-step techniques, a refreshed design, and updated patterns. Tailor-make your wardrobe with this essential dressmaking guide. Discover everything you need to know to design, create, and customize your clothes. Guiding you through every stage of clothes-making in a clear, easy-to-understand way, The Dressmaking BookContinue reading “The Dressmaking Book”

Woodwork Step by Step

Find out how to use more than 100 tools and techniques to create beautiful wooden furniture pieces. Master key carpentry skills, from simple joinery techniques to fine woodworking. Packed with clear, step-by-step instructions and photographs, this introduction for beginners starts with outlining safety and common equipment before leading on to basic woodworking techniques and moreContinue reading “Woodwork Step by Step”

Crochet Step by Step

A complete introduction to the art of crochet, providing an essential resource on the yarns and techniques needed to get started, as well as inspiring projects. Your essential crochet reference for stitches, techniques, and yarns.Follow clear step-by-step photographs and instructions for over 100 key techniques and stitches. Experiment with different yarns and colour combinations forContinue reading “Crochet Step by Step”

Drawing Expressive People

The Urban Sketching Handbook: Drawing Expressive People helps artists develop skills and confidence to overcome the challenges of drawing people on the go, introducing and applying useful tips and techniques. In The Urban Sketching Handbook: Drawing Expressive People, urban sketcher and workshop instructor Roisin Cure shows how to make your figures more than just anonymousContinue reading “Drawing Expressive People”

Creative Watercolor and Mixed Media

A follow-up to Ana Victoria Calderon’s Creative Watercolor, Creative Watercolor and Mixed Media combines watercolour with a whole new lineup of materials and depicts a variety of natural and mystical motifs. In Creative Watercolor and Mixed Media, popular watercolour artist, instructor, and author Ana Victoria Calderon shares her simple step-by-step techniques for painting exciting andContinue reading “Creative Watercolor and Mixed Media”

Painting the Ancient Land of Australia

From Karinjini in the west to Fraser Island in the east, via the northern Kimberley and far southwest of Tasmania, Painting the Ancient Land of Australia follows painter Philip Hughes, palette in hand, across the length and breadth of the country. Hughes’s work is defined by his breathtaking portrayals of natural landscapes and human interventions,Continue reading “Painting the Ancient Land of Australia”