To ensure that baby gets the best, most wholesome and natural food possible, go homemade! The newest entry in the acclaimed Great Expectations series focuses on easy preparation of nutritious baby and toddler meals at home - from the first finger-foods to more than 130 delicious kid-tested recipes that will lay the foundation for a lifetime of healthy eating. The book teaches parents how to select the right food, set up a pantry (with a guide to key kitchen equipment), establish smart eating routines and introduce a wide variety of tastes and textures. It also explores today's most pressing nutrition issues: Should you buy only organic food? Is a vegetarian diet good for a very young child? Additional resources include information on breastfeeding and food allergies, as well as a comprehensive listing of products that make healthy eating faster and easier.
An introduction to drawing animals with colored pencils covers techniques, color theory, and basic pencil strokes and includes step-by-step instructions for depicting an assortment of pets, wild animals, and birds.
A unique guide for artists who want to experiment with mixed media and make their landscape drawings more photorealistic. Popular artist and teacher, Jasmina Susak, encourages readers to experiment with mixing media and to create colorful landscapes. Artists of all skill levels will find much to inspire them in this detailed and practical guide. Jasmina Susak takes us through easy to follow drawing stages, and includes advice on using colored pencils and markers. She shows how to draw elements of the landscape such as trees and leaves, hills and mountains, forests, water and buildings, including step by step exercises throughout. There are many tricks and tips in this book on how to give a depth to your landscape, to draw in 1-point and 2-point perspective, to create round objects, and everything else you need to do to make your landscape look like a photograph. Suitable for beginners wanting to build up their confidence and more seasoned artists seeking inspiration, this book is a must-have for anyone who wants to draw landscapes in a variety of media.
This book will take you through the process of drawing beautiful pictures with colored pencils on toned paper. You’ll learn how to create the main lines of your picture with an easy to use grid method for breaking down each section of a reference picture into smaller, manageable pieces. This book contains six unique drawing tutorials. Every tutorial consists of 6-13 illustrations with short explanations for each step based on the author's personal experience. Since the author is a self-taught artist, the material is presented clearly with friendly instructions that everyone can follow, instead of like the stuff found in educational materials or many other how-to-draw books. The book is written and illustrated by a recognized fine artist, whose unique drawings are popular around the world. www.jasminasusak.com
Drawing Birds for Beginners Step by Step Guide to Drawing Birds Table of Contents Drawing tools Warming up Drawing Birds with Pencil Kiwi Penguin Parts of a bird's Wing layers Drawing with Ink (pen) Hornbill Peacock Owl Coloring with Color Pencils Vulture Lammergeyer/ Bearded Vulture Cassowary Kingfisher Coloring with Watercolors Blue-Winged Kookaburra Cassowary in watercolor Author Bio
This book provides you with step-by-step instructions for drawing your own beautiful birds. There is also a completed black-and-white full page line drawing of each bird for you to use to experiment with different media and color techniques.
Release on 2011-07-11 | by Walter Foster Creative Team
A Field Guide for the Artist and Naturalist
Author: Walter Foster Creative Team
Pubpsher: Chartwell Books
The first book to combine two powerhouse subjects and popular pastimes – bird watching and drawing. In this unique guide, readers will be instructed how to identify and attract over 45 popular species of North American birds, as well as learn how to draw them with step-by-step instructions. Each bird’s profile includes the following information: Range (including range map for each profile) Plumage for both male and female Length (in inches and centimeters) Weight (in pounds and grams) Wingspan (in inches and centimeters) Habitat Food Feeder food to attract Full-color photograph Following each profile, there are complete instructions for drawing the bird with colored pencils. The drawings can begin using the basic outline provide, or by freehand, allowing the book to be used by artists of all skill levels. An overview lesson on colored pencils, including basic color theory concepts and techniques, is included as well. Identify and Draw North American Birds features 47 of the most popular birds found in our backyards as well as along our seashores. It will delight artists and naturalist alike.