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.
A specially adapted board book edition of Oliver Jeffers' original whodunit The Great Paper Caper. There was once a forest where everyone was contentedly going about their business. All was well until the strangest thing suddenly started happening. Without any warning, branches started disappearing from trees. Something would have to be done, everyone agreed - everyone that is, except for someone who was acting very mysteriously indeed. A thrilling tale of mystery, crime, a forest, paper planes and a bear who wanted to win!
Related to origami, paper airplanes originated from China and are toys devised entirely out of paper and adhesives (sometimes glue or tape) that utilize an aerodynamic shape to lift and soar. Idiot's Guides: Paper Airplanes features 20 of the coolest designs-- and offers easy-to-understand, step-by-step instructions. This book includes: - Step-by-step easy-to-understand illustrated folding instructions, including the level of cutting/folding difficulty, flight pattern, and durability levels to the corresponding airplanes. - 20 symmetric models, ranging in difficulty levels, which are illustrated within the colorful guide. - 80 sheets of eye-catching, pre-designed printed 8.5x11 paper for readers to practice with and create planes. - Cool backgrounds that highlight each of the airplane projects.
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
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!
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)
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!
On June 18, 1992, Flight 397 crashed off the coast of Long Island. But this story isn't about the crash. Not completely. This is a story about two high school seniors living very different lives, who share one connection: they both lost parents on that fateful flight. Slowly, letters bridge the gap between California and Pennsylvania as Ruby Kaminski and Brett Pratt find a way to remember the past while looking toward the future. This is a story about hope, paper planes, and the other things they lost.
28 Innovative Origami Airplane Designs: Includes Full-Color Origami Book with Downloadable Video Instructions
Author: Michael G. LaFosse
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Make the best paper airplanes around with this easy-to-follow origami book. Enthralled with origami from a young age, world renowned origami and paper crafter Michael LaFosse has used those skills to design and perfect paper airplanes for decades. In Planes for Brains, LaFosse presents 28 original paper origami models that incorporate innovative functional and aesthetic details like faceted flaps, ailerons, canards and spoilers that really work. The sense of proportion and balance, and an ingenious nose and fuselage locking system, define these signature models, which are instant classics. Readers accustomed to folding simple darts and wings will bet thrilled and challenged by the folding maneuvers in these pages. Planes for Brians comes with great value—included are: 28 fun-to-do projects Step-by-step instructions Expert tips on techniques and folds Downloadable video tutorial Great for paper airplane enthusiasts as well as fans of unique origami works and parents with kids. Scissors, tape, glue are not required! Paper airplane models include: Lock Nose Dart Flying Fox Shuttle Dart F-102 Delta Jet Nifty Fifty And many more…