Bees are a marvel of nature and vital to human existence. This book offers startling insights into the lives of bees and shows how we can best support and benefit from their presence in our gardens and hives. It includes recipes for simple home remedies and beauty treatments using honey, wax and propolis, such as a honey and clay facial mask.
A comprehensive step-by-step guide to floristry which includes step- by-step instructions for a wide range of basic floristry skills, from wiring and taping through to making a bridal bouquet. Inspirational pages feature a range of finished designs, both traditional and modern. It also provides advice for running a smooth business.
Blacksmithing is one of the traditional "lost arts" deserving re- discovery by anyone interested in do-it-yourself building and crafting. Creating one's own apparatus from metal enhances wood- working, stonework, building, and restoration work.
The skull is one of the recognizable symbols of contemporary visual culture. Packaged in an amazing 'skeleton' binding and drawing together artwork from music, fashion, street art and graphic design, The Book of Skulls is a celebration of one of today's most iconic cultural symbols.
An exploration of symbols and their meanings. It features around 350 incisive essays and almost 800 full-color images that evoke the hidden dimensions of archetypal symbology - showing how symbols in art, religion, life or dreams can lead to transformational experience and psychological resonance.
The history of art is inseparable from the history of colour. This book takes readers across the globe and over the centuries on a tour through the history of color in art. It aims to uncover the origins and science of colour. It is illustrated in full colour throughout with 166 major works of art.
Intended for the aspiring, the practicing, and the admiring burlesque fan, this title covers the basic philosophies of burlesque performance, provides step-by-step instruction on basic moves, and offers hand-me-down wisdom. It also includes hands-on exercises for developing stage-worthy confidence, sexiness, and presence.