USING THIS BOOK "365 Awesome Situations to Draw" provides the creative platform to enhance both your creative mind, general knowledge and drawing skills. Throughout this book you will be presented with 365 prompts pertaining to different situations to draw which include places, events, famous landmarks. Imagine yourself as a tourist, a participant or observer in these real life situations and let your imagination run free. Each page contains prompts with a location or situation to get you started. Drawings prompts are divided into full page, half page and quarter page exercises. Each prompts allows you to challenge your own ability across various elements such as space, detail and time. Doodle, scribble, draw, twist or turn your way to a new more relaxed and creative you in no time. Start by choosing a drawing of your choice from anywhere in the book. Interpret the prompt, visualize the situation, develop a concept and decide on your approach to the drawing. Next, take a pen or pencil and begin. It's that simple.
Read Michael Harney's posts on the Penguin Blog. The country’s leading connoisseur presents a comprehensive guide for developing your tea palate. The Harney & Sons Guide to Tea transforms tea drinkers into tea experts. Written by one of the country’s leading tea professionals, The Harney & Sons Guide to Tea is an illuminating resource for tea drinkers interested in developing and refining their palate as well as their understanding of the complex agricultural, historical, and cultural significance of tea. Drawing on his singular experience, Michael Harney masterly explores the full range of teas, revealing how each tea is distinctive, with a taste that derives from a precise combination of cultivation and production techniques, and influenced by the geography as well as its history. These lively profiles of diverse tea varieties—from delicate white tea to aged black puerh tea—include brewing instructions and vivid descriptions of the beverage scent, taste, and appearance; everything you need to become a connoisseur. Tea has long been popular in the United States, but only recently have Americans treated this nuanced beverage with a deeper curiosity, more refined approach, and wider appetite. The Wall Street Journal reports that total U.S. tea sales are nearly four times what they were in 1990, and this growing population of discriminate consumers will celebrate the new vocabulary provided in The Harney & Sons Guide to Tea. Unique in scope, candor, and accessibility, The Harney & Sons Guide to Tea will quickly become the classic reference and staple in the library of every serious tea drinker.
The foulest crimes and worst in Cleveland history are recounted in these 15 incredible-but-true tales. Each no-holds-barred account into one of this city's most notorious moments, from the 1916 waterworks collapse to the Cleveland Clinic fire to the sensational Sam Sheppard murder trial. These gripping narratives deliver high drama and dark comedy, heroes and villains, obsession, courage, treachery, deceit, fear, and guilt -- all from the streets of Cleveland.