An awesome celebration of a timeless pastime, this book collects constructible paper airplanes—and a few other airplane-inspired crafts—created by some of today's hottest artists. Featuring work from rising stars and indie darlings from the aptly named artists' collective littlepaperplanes.com, including Gemma Correll, Michael Hsiung, Julia Rothman, Alyson Fox, and Lisa Congdon, these patterns take the paper plane to a whole new level. Printed on perforated pages for easy removal and assembly, the planes are accompanied by instructions, artist interviews, and loads of cool visuals. From paper doll planes and shark planes to plane mobiles and mix-and-match gliders, this delightful collection is jam-packed with creative ideas sure to launch the imagination into flight.
Get Unstuck, Discover New Ideas. Advice & Projects from 50 Successful Artists
Author: Danielle Krysa
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Creative block presents the most crippling—and unfortunately universal—challenge for artists. No longer! This blockbuster of a book is chock-full of solutions for overcoming all manner of artistic impediment. The blogger behind The Jealous Curator interviews 50 successful international artists working in different mediums and mines their insights on how to conquer self-doubt, stay motivated, and get new ideas to flow. Each artist offers a tried-and-true exercise—from road trips to 30-day challenges to cataloging the medicine cabinet— that will kick-start the creative process. Abundantly visual with more than 300 images showcasing these artists' resulting work, Creative Block is a vital ally to students, artists, and creative professionals.
The nightmare of the world was never over. The automated Ironfist patrol line is once again stalking the streets, and the Lifeforce alliance has been called to duty to fight In the Streets of Babylon. In this emotional roller coaster of action, adventure and suspense. That is a haunting message of darkness, full of memorable characters and a world that one could only have nightmares about. A brilliant follow-up to the original reality/sci-fi epic, that is creating a new and exciting force. Full of imagination, and built around a heartfelt story of humanity. Also with a message of fighting for what you believe in. A story that is surprisingly touching, and action that boggles the mind without any mercy. The Beast and Babylon 2 is an in-depth epic of massive proportions. Where the enemy is never just one foe, and is always watching from all angles. Where the only heroes are the ones who decide to stand up against a monstrous evil. An evil that is hell-bent on turning humanity into mindless drones. Where the unknown force that is known as the Dominion also returns; the controllers of the world that are merciless in their attempts at domination. The Beast and Babylon 2 is a rocking, kick-butt adventure. Where the Lifeforce is now up against treacherous odds, and the Ironfist is now more advanced. Join the fight for freedom, in this awesome epic that will leave you glued to each page, rooting for our very humanity that is at stake. An awesome epic that one must not miss. The Beast and Babylon 2 delivers!
School Librarians and Teachers Cultivating Curiosity Together
Author: Jami Biles Jones
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Provides a solid, foundational understanding of creativity that enables readers to elicit creative performance from their students. • Presents unique content from prominent, expert authors on the contemporary topic of fostering creativity • Challenges current practices in the quest to foster creative thinking • Provides access to additional resources for reader follow-up • Supplies practical how-tos for practitioners
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet San Francisco is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Be impressed by the brilliance of the Golden Gate Bridge, swing down Balmy Alley for a slice of Mission life and witness some of its oldest murals, or immerse yourself in the fog and fabulousness of the city's hills on a cable-car ride; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of San Francisco and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's San Francisco Travel Guide: Full-color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, politics, gay pride, cuisine, wine, visual arts, literature, music, architecture Free, convenient pull-out sheet-map city map (included in print version), plus over 30 color maps Covers Golden Gate Park, Fisherman's Wharf, downtown, North Beach, Chinatown, Nob Hill, the Mission, the Castro, the Haight, Berkeley, Napa and Sonoma Valleys, and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet San Francisco, our most comprehensive guide to San Francisco, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for just the highlights of San Francisco? Check out Pocket San Francisco, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's California guide for a comprehensive look at all the state has to offer. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and phrasebooks for 120 languages, and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more, enabling you to explore every day. Lonely Planet enables the curious to experience the world fully and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves, near or far from home. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
Make Crafts on the Side, Earn Extra Cash, and Basically Have It All
Author: Grace Dobush
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Sell Out! If the church-basement sale isn't quite your scene, Crafty Superstar is your go-to resource for selling your crafty goods part-time. Packed with ideas for setting up and selling out, the book includes loads of advice from experts like Faythe Levine, Jenny Harada and Jenny Hart. Want to make some dough but don't know where to start? Inside find out how to: • Discover your expectations and motivations • Set up shop and get paid • Join an indie craft show • Get some press • Package goods and customer service • Balance life and crafts Plus, get business forms, lists of resources and a directory of indie craft shows so you can be on your way to becoming a Crafty Superstar!
101 Paper Planes has everything you need to create an amazing array of spectacular paper planes! Written by Dean Mackey, the curator of the Online Paper Airplane Museum, 101 Paper Planes contains six essential plane designs that will fly faster, higher and longer. 101 stunning plane designs on easy-to-tear-out pages Step-by-step, easy-to-follow folding instructions and diagrams for making six types of paper planes Two glossaries with clear explanations and diagrams of aviation folding terms Six blank templates for you to try out your folding skills or to create your own amazing plane designs Whether you're young or young at heart, there's nothing like the trill of of seeing a carefully crafted paper plane sailing through the air. Suitable for beginners and enthusiasts alike, with 101 Paper Planes you're ready to fly!