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The art of 3D drawing : an illustrated and photographic guide creating art with three-dimensional realism

The art of 3D drawing : an illustrated and photographic guide creating art with three-dimensional realism

Pabst, Stefan, author
2016

Artists won't believe their eyes as they learn to draw with photorealistic detail.

The Art of 3D Drawing shows artists how to transform simple pencil sketches into jaw-dropping, photorealistic masterpieces. Through a variety of step-by-step exercises and demonstrations, pencil artists learn to take their drawing skills to a whole new level, beginning with a review of the basics, including perspective, shading, rendering textures, and building dimension. Practice lessons then demonstrate how to draw a range of subjects in realistic detail, from food and candy wrappers to animals and portraits. Finally, aspiring artists learn to use color media, including pencils and airbrushing, to add even greater dimension and realism to their artwork to complete their three-dimensional masterpieces.

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Bake the seasons : sweet and savoury dishes to enjoy throughout the year

Bake the seasons : sweet and savoury dishes to enjoy throughout the year

DiLonardo, Marcella, author
2019

Inspired by the abundance of the farms, orchards, and gardens of her childhood, Marcella DiLonardo has always loved baking throughout the year with the wide range of fruits and vegetables that accompany the changing seasons. With a few quality pantry essentials, Marcella focuses on simplicity in Bake the Seasons, sharing over 100 sweet and savoury recipes. These homey favourites are often modern twists on familiar classics and will quickly become tried and true dishes you return to again and again. Whether it's an indulgent Smoked Gorgonzola and Winter Pear Pizza to prepare for friends, a Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread to bring to a summer picnic, or beautiful holiday cakes, these comfort foods will impress your nearest and dearest. Not only can these delicious indulgences be enjoyed throughout the year at special occasions, Marcella serves up options for any time of day, for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, not to mention buttery treats, like Lemon Lavender Shortbread, to accompany a cup of afternoon tea. Showcasing Marcella's beautiful photography, Bake the Seasons is filled with mouthwatering treats and pastries, and takes us through the vibrant produce and enticing flavours of the spring, summer, fall and winter. You'll be delighted with classics like Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, as well as Marcella's personal spin on traditional baking, including Zucchini Cheddar Bread and Salted Honey Challah, and inspiring combinations, like Garlic Scape Brie Biscuits and a Lemon Thyme Tart. So whether you need a simple, comforting dinner idea or a lazy weekend breakfast for two, this collection of delicious, rustic recipes will suit your every day and every season.

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Bushcraft illustrated : a visual guide

Bushcraft illustrated : a visual guide

Canterbury, Dave, author
2019

"An appealing coffee table book." --The Wall Street Journal

From Dave Canterbury--wilderness expert, New York Times bestselling author, and YouTube sensation--comes a fully illustrated guide to everything you need to know to hone your bushcraft, or wilderness survival skills, from types of shelter, to useful tools, to edible plants--and much more!

Before you venture into the wilderness, learn exactly what you need to bring and what you need to know with this ultimate outdoor reference guide, by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury. Filled with more than 300 illustrations, Bushcraft Illustrated showcases the necessary tools and skills for an awesome outdoor adventure, including such as:

Packs: Learn the different types and how to craft and pack your own.

Cordage: Essential knot knowledge for outdoor survival.

Firecraft: How to start a fire with a variety of materials.

Trapping: Tips for catching small game.

Plants: A catalog of edible plants to forage.

...And much more! With its many helpful illustrations and detailed, easy-to-follow instructions, this illustrated Bushcraft guide is a must-have for the seasoned outdoor lover and adventure novice alike!

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The courage to be disliked : the Japanese phenomenon that shows you how to change your life and achieve real happiness

The courage to be disliked : the Japanese phenomenon that shows you how to change your life and achieve real happiness

Kishimi, Ichirō, 1956- author
2019

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up for the mind, The Courage to Be Disliked is the Japanese phenomenon that shows you how to free yourself from the shackles of past experiences and others' expectations to achieve real happiness.

The Courage to Be Disliked , already an enormous bestseller in Asia with more than 3.5 million copies sold, demonstrates how to unlock the power within yourself to be the person you truly want to be.

Using the theories of Alfred Adler, one of the three giants of twentieth century psychology, this book follows an illuminating conversation between a philosopher and a young man. The philosopher explains to his pupil how each of us is able to determine our own life, free from the shackles of past experiences, doubts, and the expectations of others. It's a way of thinking that is deeply liberating, allowing us to develop the courage to change, and to ignore the limitations that we and those around us have placed on ourselves. The result is a book that is both highly accessible and profound in its importance. Millions have already read and benefitted from its wisdom.

This is a truly special book in the vein of Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up but for the mind. Those ready to embrace the insights and liberation promised by The Courage to Be Disliked will come to a deeper understanding of themselves and others, and find the inspiration to take the reins of their own life.

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Eat to beat disease : the new science of how your body can heal itself

Eat to beat disease : the new science of how your body can heal itself

Li, William W., author
2019

Discover the new science of how eating can enable your body to heal itself from cancer, dementia, and dozens of avoidable diseases. Eat your way to better health with this New York Times bestseller.

We have long radically underestimated our body's power to transform and restore our health. Pioneering physician scientist, Dr. William Li, empowers readers by showing them the evidence behind over 200 health-boosting foods that can starve cancer, reduce your risk of dementia, and beat dozens of avoidable diseases. This book isn't about what foods to avoid, but rather is a life-changing guide detailing the hundreds of healing foods you can add to your meals that support the body's defense systems, including:
Plums Cinnamon Sourdough breadRed wine and beer Black Beans San Marzano tomatoes Olive oil Cheeses like Jarlsberg, Camembert and cheddar
With Dr. Li's plan, the foods you already love can be optimized to activate your body's five natural health defense systems--Angiogenesis, Regeneration, Microbiome, DNA Protection, and Immunity--to fight cancer; diabetes; cardiovascular, neurodegenerative, and autoimmune diseases; and other debilitating conditions.

Both informative and practical, Eat to Beat Disease explains the science of healing and prevention, strategies for using food to actively boost health, and points the study of well-being and disease recovery in an exhilarating new direction.

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The essential oils hormone solution : reclaim your energy and focus and lose weight naturally

The essential oils hormone solution : reclaim your energy and focus and lose weight naturally

Snyder, Mariza, author
2019

Have your hormones been hijacked?

Do you feel energy-depleted and irritable, unable to sleep, stay focused, or lose weight? You may have attributed these symptoms to the natural hormonal fluctuations that occur with age. But behind the scenes, there are a host of pesky culprits wreaking havoc on your hormonal health: chronic stress, air pollution, chemical-laden foods and cleaning supplies, and the synthetic estrogens in personal care products. Women of all ages are left vulnerable to the consequences, suffering from unnecessary hormonal imbalance and frustrating symptoms that are often dismissed by their doctors.

Dr. Mariza Snyder is here to help put you back in control of your health. In The Essential Oils Hormone Solution , you will learn how to heal hormonal chaos and revitalize the body from the inside out with the support of high-quality essential oils. You'll learn how essential oils work on a cellular level to mitigate the toxic loads we carry, and how to use essential oils to reduce cravings, get deep, restful sleep, ease stress, improve mood, banish the worst symptoms of PMS, regain focus and concentration, boost libido, and increase energy.

Featuring a 14-day plan to jumpstart your hormonal health, with over 100 essential oil blends, daily self-care rituals, and delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes, you'll discover how to reset your body and pave the way for improved hormonal health, without taking hormones.

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Hangry : 5 simple steps to balance your hormones and restore your joy

Hangry : 5 simple steps to balance your hormones and restore your joy

Fragoso, Sarah, author
2019

HANGRY will offer women with "normal" lab work a diet and lifestyle program to reverse the hidden autoimmune illnesses that leave them feeling stressed out, cranky, hungry, frustrated, overweight - and really freaking tired. You can eat yourself back to health. Powerhouse authors Sarah Fragoso and Dr. Brooke Kalanick give women a 5-step customizable plan to heal their hormones, restore their joy, reset their metabolism, and kick start fat loss in just 4 weeks.It is complete with specific nutrition and exercise templates with guidelines for manipulating those to suit cortisol, insulin, thyroid or estrogen and progesterone imbalance as well as countless strategies for overall wellness including sleep solutions, hormone balancing supplement suggestions, meditations, mantras and 5 Pillars for REAL self-care. Hangry will help women go from tired, irritable, to vibrant, fit, and most importantly: happy.

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Live happy : the best ways to make your house a home

Live happy : the best ways to make your house a home

Wilson, Kortney author
2019

From the beloved couple behind Masters of Flip, a warm and inviting guide to making wherever you are feel like home

Home isn't just a place to sleep and eat. It's a haven--a place of refuge from the world, of connection with the people (and pets) you hold most dear, of celebration of life's biggest moments and of recuperation from the exhaustion of the day. Kortney and Dave Wilson have built their careers and a beloved HGTV show, Masters of Flip, around creating houses that people instantly recognize as home. They build colour, joy and family into the design of every house they flip in Nashville, Tennessee, because those priorities are what shape their lives.

Live Happy offers hundreds of fresh, fun ideas for how readers and fans of Masters of Flip can inexpensively and creatively build joy into their lives and their homes. From the reason you should always live close to the ice cream shop to the definitive philosophy for dealing with your junk drawer, it will help you make a new house into a home or inject new life into your forever home. It will go beyond design to personal connections, with stories of how Kortney and Dave found each other, built new dreams together and manage to have a happy marriage (and business!) while raising three amazing children.

Full-colour and heavily illustrated, Live Happy will feature over 200 photos drawn from Kortney and Dave's family and design projects. Think of it as The Wisdom of Sundays meets Domino with a shot of The Magnolia Story. Through it all, Kortney and Dave's voices will be in hilarious and heartfelt conversation in the way fans have come to know and love on Masters of Flip.

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The metabolism reset diet : repair your liver, stop storing fat, and lose weight naturally

The metabolism reset diet : repair your liver, stop storing fat, and lose weight naturally

Christianson, Alan, author
2019

Dr. Alan Christianson, top naturopathic physician and bestselling author of The Adrenal Reset Diet , introduces a four-week cleanse that heals damage to the liver, helping readers unlock the key to rapid weight loss and lower blood sugar.

The path to becoming naturally thin isn't as impossible as it may seem. In The Metabolism Reset Diet , you'll unlock the key to rapid, sustained weight loss and lower blood sugar with a four-week cleanse that heals your liver and gives your metabolism new life. The hidden truth is that your liver is actually the key to a healthy metabolism. When it isn't functioning properly, it loses the ability to burn fuel. An overloaded liver can only store fuel as fat, which slows your metabolism and leads to excess weight gain. Even if you cut out sugar and carbs, you can still struggle with weight loss and high blood sugar.

With Dr. Alan Christianson's clinically proven program, you'll be able to reverse damage to your liver in just four weeks. Once your liver regains its ability to manage your metabolism, you'll have fewer food cravings, steady energy levels, better digestion, and a metabolism that works optimally. This proven diet is carefully constructed to provide your liver with the nutrients it needs without over fueling, supplying your body with healthy amounts of protein, fiber, micronutrients, and phytonutrients that support liver function. Unlike so many diets that require people to stick to a difficult and restrictive plan, following a liver-friendly eating plan will ensure that your weight and energy stay steady, even if your diet changes. Complete with comprehensive guidelines, meal plans, recipes, and advice on maintenance, The Metabolism Reset Diet will help readers achieve optimal liver function to lose weight and get healthy fast.

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Outer order, inner calm : declutter & organize to make more room for happiness

Outer order, inner calm : declutter & organize to make more room for happiness

Rubin, Gretchen, author
2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * In this lovely, easy-to-use illustrated guide to decluttering, the beloved author of The Happiness Project shows us how to take control of our stuff --and, by extension, our lives.

Gretchen Rubin knows firsthand that creating order can make our lives happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative. But for most of us, a rigid, one-size-fits-all solution doesn't work. When we tailor our approach to suit our own particular challenges and habits, we can find inner calm.

With a sense of fun, and a clear idea of what's realistic for most people, Rubin suggests dozens of manageable tips and tricks for creating a more serene, orderly environment, including:

* Never label anything "miscellaneous."
* Ask yourself, "Do I need more than one ?"
* Don't aim for minimalism.
* Remember: If you can't retrieve it, you won't use it.
* Stay current with a child's interests.
* Beware the urge to "procrasticlear."

By getting rid of things we don't use, don't need, or don't love, we free our minds (and our shelves) for what we truly value.

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The paint pouring workshop: learn to create dazzling abstract art with acrylic pouring

The paint pouring workshop: learn to create dazzling abstract art with acrylic pouring

Ferro, Marcy
2019

Jump into the exciting world of paint pouring--and instantly create dazzling, abstract art--with this comprehensive how-to guide by the popular founder of the Mixed Media Girl YouTube channel.

Paint pouring--which involves using a free-flowing acrylic paint mixture created with a pouring medium, such as glue and water--is the hottest trend for making abstract art. In this fun, colorful guide, Marcy Ferro explains everything about working in this popular form. Learn how to create eye-catching color combos, set up a dedicated (or a paint-proof) workspace, control your pours, and much more. Along with the essentials, Ferro demonstrates a wide range of techniques, from familiar favorites such as the dirty pour and flip cup to novel ways of manipulating paint with a hair dryer or string. With Marcy's guidance, mesmerizing paintings are just a pour away!

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Paint yourself positive : colourful, creative watercolour

Paint yourself positive : colourful, creative watercolour

Haines, Jean, author
2019

Follow renowned author and artist Jean Haines as she leads you on an exciting journey through paint; showing you how to overcome challenges and find a new outlook with each stroke of watercolour paint.

Bestselling, internationally-renowned artist and author Jean Haines takes you on an exciting journey through painting in her new book. Not just for artists, this book is an avenue into art for people who have never painted and may even have been told they 'can't paint' at an early age, but who love the idea of playing with colour as a distraction from the stresses of modern life.

All of Jean's books have promoted the energising and mood-lifting effects of painting, and this aspect of her writing is brought into sharp focus in Paint Yourself Positive. It will encourage the reader to take up painting as a wonderful hobby that can transform your life.

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Skogluft : /skog-looft/ : forest air : Norwegian secrets for bringing natural air and light into your home and office to dramatically improve health and happiness

Skogluft : /skog-looft/ : forest air : Norwegian secrets for bringing natural air and light into your home and office to dramatically improve health and happiness

Viumdal, Jørn, author
2019

The simple, easy to understand Norwegian method for bringing nature into your home and office to help your health and mood.



For millions of years, humans developed in natural environments, in close contact with sunlight, vegetation, water, and air. While we are biologically and physiologically similar to our Stone Age ancestors, most of us spend nearly all of our lives indoors, removed from the natural world. Studies have shown that spending time outdoors in or near nature delivers emotional, psychological, and physical benefits.

Jorn Viumdal is on a mission to bring a natural living environment back to the home and workplace. In Skogluft--which translates to" forest air"--he draws on data from the University of Environmental Research and Bioscience in Norway and three decades of NASA research to reveal how a carefully chosen selection of plants grown and placed in a specific way indoors can dramatically improve health, reduce fatigue, strengthen the immune system, and enhance concentration, communication, and vitality. Having these plants around us can help improve how our bodies feel and prevent disease, make us happier and calmer, and increase our efficiency and productivity.

Skogluft teaches you how to transform any wall in a home or office into a living wall to help remove toxins from the air, reduce stress, and strengthen the immune system. Viumdal explains which plants improve overall health and release different gases for optimal well-being. All the vegetation can be found in local nurseries or stores and online.

Following Viumdal's method, you will feel better, have more energy, and lift your spirits as you add natural beauty into your world.

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Vern Yip's vacation at home : design ideas for creating your everyday getaway

Vern Yip's vacation at home : design ideas for creating your everyday getaway

Yip, Vern, author
2019

Vern Yip, veteran interior designer from Trading Spaces and HGTV--and author of the NYT bestseller Vern Yip's Design Wise-- is back to reveal the design tricks and practices that will give any home a serene, luxury retreat-like feel.

We've all heard that our home should be our sanctuary, but most of us fall short of that ideal. Too often, the reality is that our homes are just another place for stress and work. Now trusted HGTV and TLC interior designer Vern Yip is here to guide us on confidently creating a home where we can instantly feel relaxed and rejuvenated, while also reflecting our individual style and needs.

In this lush, beautifully illustrated book, Vern shares the tips, tricks, and design principles that 5-star resorts and hotels use to help guests get into vacation mode, and shows how we can duplicate that sense of ease and relaxation (while fitting into our personal design flair). He also opens the doors to some of his clients' homes to show you how these key design principles can vary with different styles, tastes, and locations. With Vern's reassuring tone and clear, easy steps, readers can create spaces that can make everyday feel like vacation!


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Yoga for everyone : 50 poses for every type of body

Yoga for everyone : 50 poses for every type of body

Bondy, Dianne, author
2019

For years, yoga books have asked readers to bend over backward (literally!) to conform to their physical demands. It's time for the opposite-for readers to demand that yoga conforms to their individual needs. It's time for a yoga book to reflect the broader population who would benefit from a yoga practice geared toward them.

This book offers yoga for everyone- big, small, elderly, pregnant, disabled-everyone. It's why that word is in the title. No matter who you are, you can do all 50 poses in this book. And then you can perform all 16 sequences, which combine different poses into one singular experience that focus on specific physical and mental issues.
No matter who you are or what you look or feel like, yes, you can keep doing yoga-and Yoga for Everyone will show you how!

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