Shows you how your raw building materials stack up, with everything you would need to know about hardwood, softwood, plywood, veneer wood, plain-sawn wood, rift-cut wood, quarter-sawn wood, solid wood, man-made wood, and more. This guide gives you the goods on how boards are made from trees and the characteristics of hardwood and softwood species.
With instructions for crafting utterly irresistible characters, this simple guide to needle felting takes a cue from the small fabric creature's trend and gives it a fresh spin with entry-level craft and inventive projects.
This exploration of the relationship between architecture and language examines both as complex social practices. Chapters include: language and drawing, gender in architecture, science in architecture and a vocabulary of key words.
Collects the breadth and range of ceramic techniques. This title includes a guide to forming techniques, from pinch, coil, slab and wheel to mold-making, slip casting and extrusion, with sections on slip decoration, embossing and glazing, glaze recipes and applications.
Features over 350 photographs which take you on an epic journey celebrating the finest examples of architecture from over 2,000 years of civilization. Deftly splitting the history of architecture into two parts at AD1500, this title contains over 80 buildings, over 40 of which are featured in detailed photo essays.
Figurative painting is due a reappraisal. In this volume, the author explores the work of more than fifty individual painters, presenting a collective 'Resistance' who together offer a human-centred alternative to the dominance of the Abstract or the Conceptual in conventional narratives of modern art.
Step into another world in a colouring book that breaks all the rules. Epic doodler Kerby Rosanes allows his wildest imaginings to come to life as he creates microcosms of strange realities with his own unique twist.