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PYROGRAPHY DESIGNS.

by Gregory, Norma.

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Published
2002
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Very Good
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Reprint
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9781861081162
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Lewes, East Essex : Guild of Master Craftsman , 2002. 111 pp, 10 7/8" H. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs & designs. "Here is a collection for pyrographers to use without fear of copyright infringement. Norma Gregory, a pyrographer for nearly 20 years, shares her designs with other enthusiasts for the craft, and has supplied… Read more
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Laguna Beach / Tustin, California: Foster Art Services Three instruction booklets by Walter T. Foster, each approx. 13 3/4" H. 1. Comics: How to Make Comics - unpaginated (40 pages, not including covers) - profusely illustrated in b&w showing development of personality, layouts, materials, etc. - no date. 2. Animated Cartoons - unpaginated (40 pages, not including covers)… Read more
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SCENERY TIPS AND TECHNIQUES FROM MODEL RAILROADER MAGAZINE. MODEL RAILROAD HANDBOOK NO. 26.

by Johnson, Greg; Short, Brad; Hughes, Bernard; Kuchar, Bob; Curren, Art; Holtz, Brian; Furlow, Malcolm; Bronsky, Eric; Van Wickel, J.F.; Foster, Dean; Nehrich, Joh; Holland, Gail M.; et al.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1996
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Very Good+
Edition
Fifth Printing
ISBN
9780890240953
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Waukesha, WI: Kalmbach, 1996. 116 pp, 10 3/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, drawings/diagrams. Contents: Forms and shells; Rocks; Ground textures; Bushes and trees; Water; Scenic detailing; Buildings; Backgrounds and backdrops. "Over 100 pages of hints and ideas to bring your layout to life! From the experts - for all scales and gauges." Interior… Read more
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THE IPMS COLOR CROSS-REFERENCE GUIDE. "STIRRING THE POT SERIES" NO. 1.

by Klaus, David H.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1989
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Good
Edition
Fourth Printing
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NZ$80.46

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Alexandria, VA: David H. Klaus, 1989. 169 pp, 11" H. Formerly stapled in wraps, this book has had the staples removed and holes punched in the left margin so it could be placed in a plain black ring binder. There are two copies of the leaf containing pages 59/60, all other pages run sequentially. Section headings: Introduction; Color… Read more
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ARTS AND CRAFTS OF HAWAII. SECTION IV. TWINED BASKETS. BERNICE P. BISHOP MUSEUM SPECIAL PUBLICATION 45.

by Te Rangi Hiroa (Peter H. Buck).

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Published
1964
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Very Good
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Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press, 1964. Approx. 34 pp (a section reprinted from "Arts and Crafts of Hawaii, but retaining the original pagination), 10 1/8" H. B&w photographs, drawings/diagrams. Contents: Introduction (Material / Terminology); Techniques (Commencement of twine / Increasing warps / Changing weft plies / Decorative changes in twine / Cord loops / Rim finish; Basket types (Type I /… Read more
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THE WATERCOLOUR ARTIST'S PALETTE: CHOOSING AND MIXING YOUR PAINTS.

by Robb, Tom.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1988
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Very Good
ISBN
9781854105530
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NZ$26.33

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London: Arum, 1988. 80 pp, 11 1/4" H. Colour illustrations. "Colour and colour mixing are the foundation of watercolour painting. Here is a guide which helps you to make an intelligent choice of which pigments to buy and shows you how to create a rainbow of exciting colour codes. Part One: Colours of the Palette - A simple selection… Read more
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ARTS & CRAFTS WOODWORKING PROJECTS. 11 NEW DESIGNS IN THE STICKLEY TRADITION.

by Belke, Robert E.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1998
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Very Good
Edition
First Printing.
ISBN
9780811726627
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Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole, 1998. 114 pp, 4to (11" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w plans, details, color photos. Contents: The Arts and Crafts Movement; Wood, Tools, and Techniques; Finishing; Projects - Desk Box; CD Holder; Coatrack; Valet Stand; Cheval Mirror; Room Divider; Revolving Bookrack; Coffee Table; Sofa Table; Morris Chair and Footstool; Bunk Beds. Interior - very small closed… Read more
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BASKETMAKING.

by Crook, Georgia.

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Capricorn Books
Published
2000
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Very Good
ISBN
9781861263100
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NZ$47.54

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Marlborough: Crowood, 2000. 128 pp, 11" H, glazed pictorial boards - interior wire binding allows book to lay open flat while following diagrams. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs and diagrams. "(This) is an inspiring introduction for the novice and intermediate basketmaker to tradtional willow and hedgerow basketry techniques using a series of clear diagrams and detailed text. A series… Read more
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ANIMALS IN MOTION.

by Muybridge, Eadweard. Edited by Lewis S. Brown.

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Near Fine
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Reprint.
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New York: Dover 72 pp text & b&w illustrations, followed by 182 double-page b&w plates, each with multiple images. "Here is the largest, most comprehensive selection of Muybridge's famous animals photos - more than 4000 high-speed shots of 34 different animals and birds, in 123 different types of action. Animals are shown walking, running, leaping, flying - in typical action.… Read more
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BEAD ON A WIRE: MAKING HANDCRAFTED WIRE AND BEADED JEWELRY.

by Miller, Sharilyn.

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Capricorn Books
Published
2005
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Very Good+
ISBN
9781581806502
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Cincinnati: North Light, 2005. 128 pp, 11" H. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. "Packed with techniques, projects and insider tips, (this book) is all you need to make stunning beaded wire jewelry. (It) features a comprehensive introductory section and more than 20 step-by-step projects. With in-depth, clearly-illustrated instructions, you'll learn how to: Construct jewelry without soldering tools or other… Read more
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CREATING WOODEN VILLAGES. DESIGNS FOR 18 MINIATURE BUILDINGS.

by Kern, Evan J.

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Published
1997
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Very Good
ISBN
9780811727822
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Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole, 1997. 113 pp, 11" H. B&w photographs, plans, drawings, color drawings, photographs. "In small towns all across America, there are houses and buildings that have been standing for more than a century - some for as long as 300 years. Now you can replicate these architectural treasures in miniature and create your own historic village. With… Read more
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HOW TO PAINT TROPICALS. FISH-CARVING BASICS - VOLUME FOUR.

by Badger, Curtis J. (Margaret Streams; Rick Roth; Bob Swain; Clark Schreibeis.)

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Capricorn Books
Published
1996
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Very Good
ISBN
9780811727600
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Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole, 1996. 85 pp, 9 1/8" H. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. "(This book) uses step-by-step color photos and informative text to demonstrate how four experts paint and finish carvings of the colorful species. Margaret Streams paints a queen angelfish and a long-nosed butterfly fish using a variety of techniques, including dry brushing and washing. She also… Read more
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RAKU - INVESTIGATIONS INTO FIRE.

by Jones, David.

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Capricorn Books
Published
2003
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Very Good
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Reprint
ISBN
9781861261397
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Ramsbury, Marlborough : Crowood, 2003. 159 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. "(A) comprehensive consideration of this most popular ceramic process. A line is traced from its earliest beginnings in ritual in Japan to current preoccupations dealing with the relationship between clay, the artist and fire. A concise history of Raku provides a framework for… Read more
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THE BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO PAINTING WATERCOLORS.

by Williams, Rosemary.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1993
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781858410067
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NZ$29.26

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London: Bison, 1993. 80 pp, 4to (12 1/8" H). Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. "(An) invaluable manual designed to entice beginners and enthusiasts of all levels of ability to paint for their own pleasure. Just like reading and writing, drawing and painting can be taught. This clearly written and richly illustrated book takes the reader step by… Read more
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THE DOLLS' HOUSE GARDENER: FEATURING 8 GARDEN PLANS IN 1/12 SCALE.

by Barnard, Lionel & Hinchcliffe, Michael.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1999
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780715307793
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NZ$51.20

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Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1999. 176 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w plans, drawings, color photographs. "(Presents) eight wonderful designs in a range of period styles, including a formal Georgian garden, a rustic garden, a Victorian rooftop conservatory, an Edwardian summer house and a contemporary lighted deck garden. Each garden is pictured in detail in… Read more
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RELIEF PRINTMAKING: A MANUAL OF TECHNIQUES.

by Walklin, Colin.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1998
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Very Good
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Reprint
ISBN
9781861260710
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NZ$36.57

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Marlborough: Crowood, 1998. 176 pp, large 8vo (9 5/8" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w. "Printmaking, and relief printmaking in particular, is the most flexible of art forms. It can be practised as an engaging hobby with little or no specialist material, or as a commercial craft with professional presses. This book is written for all who wish to experience… Read more
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BIRDS, FLOWERS AND BUTTERFLIES: STAINED GLASS PATTERN BOOK.

by Eaton, Connie Clough.

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Published
1999
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Very Good
ISBN
9780486407173
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Mineola, New York: Dover, 1999. 60 pp, small 4to (10 15/16" H). 68 b&w line illustrations, 12 color illustrations on covers. "In her latest collection of exquisite patterns, stained glass designer Connie Clough Eaton has put her aesthetic spotlight on these three motifs. Included are full-page designs of lush baskets, vases, and garden flower bouquets, as well as butterflies… Read more
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SOFT TOY MAKING.

by Brinley, Rosemary.

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Published
1953
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Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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London: Frederick Muller, 1953. 93 pp, 7 1/4" H. B&w drawings, patterns. Instructions for making sewn and knitted soft toys for babies and young children, including balls, rag books, dolls, rattles and animals. Light edgewear to boards, tiny slight bump at corners, tiny dint at bottom edge of front board. Dust jacket has small chips and tears, moderate to heavy… Read more
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THE MANY WAYS OF WATER & COLOR. WATERCOLOR / ACRYLIC / CASEIN / GOUACHE / INKS / MIXED TECHNIQUES.

by Brooks, Leonard.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1979
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Very Good
Edition
Second Printing.
ISBN
9780891340102
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NZ$25.60

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Westport, Conn.: North Light, 1979. 143 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour reproductions, photographs. "Leonard Brooks makes a personal survey of his many years' experience in the world of water and color. He examines the fundamental uses of watercolor and wash and illustrates ways of using them as a sketching medium or for finished… Read more
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PLAYING WITH PLASTIC.

by Rodgers, Barbara Jean.

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Domtar Consumer Products Ltd., Javex Division, Toronto, [ca1965]. 37 pp, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with colour drawings. A product of the 1960s, this booklet details all the toys, accessories, decorations, etc. people were encouraged to make with empty 'Javex' and 'Gay' bottles - including clothes pin holders, garden lanterns, beach bags, Easter baskets,… Read more
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