Creativity is not just about making your mark on the paper. It’s about looking at the world a little differently and opening up your imagination to what could be. This activity book will motivate you to nurture and grow your creative potential in all areas of your life. Through daily exercises, Lorna Scobie shows you how to explore and let go of your artistic inhibitions, encouraging you to look for creative inspiration wherever you go, from the clouds in the sky to the faces in your local cafe. Whether you are a budding or experienced artist, it is guaranteed to put a little creativity into every single day.
Develop your drawing skills and rediscover the world around you with this innovative and beautifully illustrated book. In Drawing for the Artist, acclaimed artist and teacher Sarah Simblet teaches you how to draw by combining practical lessons with examples of both her own work and some of the world's greatest drawings. She introduces all the key drawing materials, then shows you how to master the basic elements of drawing in a series of step-by-step drawing classes, covering topics ranging from simple mark-making to establishing form, creating tone, and conveying perspective. You will learn how to explore a wide variety of subjects, from still life, plants, and animals to portraits, the human body, landscapes, and buildings, all introduced with outstanding drawings by famous artists. The bestselling author of Anatomy for the Artist and Botany for the Artist, Sarah demonstrates how she works - from quick pencil sketches to pen and ink studies - with expertise and plenty of encouraging tips, and complements them with plentiful examples from her own sketchbooks. Drawing for the Artist is for anyone who wants to draw, whether you are a complete beginner or would like to refresh your existing skills. Whatever your ability, it will inspire you to reach for a pencil and paper and start drawing.
THE #1 BESTSELLER 'One of the most influential doctors in the country' Chris Evans __________________________________________________ It only takes 5 minutes to start changing your life. For good. Feel Better in 5 is the first daily 5-minute plan that is easy to maintain, easy-to-follow and requires only the smallest amount of willpower. Top tips include: * A strength workout that you can do anywhere * Gut-boosting snacks you can eat on the go * Yoga moves to relax and stay supple * Breathing exercises to calm the mind Drawing on Dr Rangan Chatterjee's twenty years of experience and real-life case studies from his GP practice, Feel Better in 5 is your daily plan for a happier, healthier you at no extra cost.
Bringing her signature laid-back, approachable style to the table, a social media superstar and newly minted New York Times columnist presents 150 recipes that are high on wow factors and low on effort. Illustrations.
DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED IN LIFE, IN WORK AND RELATIONSHIPS? 100 Things Successful People Do is a guidebook to achieving success in any aspect of your life. This is your guide to realizing your dreams, from the large and audacious to the small and mundane.
This small book carries the irresistible implicit promise that if you follow the morning routines of famous, important and successful people, you will become famous, important and successful yourself.' Financial Times How are you spending your most valuable hours? The first few choices you make each morning can unlock greater productivity, creativity, and calm - or bring out your worst self.
Part instruction manual, part someone else's diary, My Morning Routine interviews sixty-four of today's most successful people - including Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter; Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post; and Michael Acton Smith, the CEO of Calm - and offers timeless advice on creating a routine of your own. Some routines are all about early-morning exercise and spartan living; others are more leisurely and self-indulgent. Whether you want to boost your productivity, implement a workout or meditation routine, or learn to roll with the punches in the morning, this book has you covered. Once you land on the right routine, you'll look forward to waking up.
And how do you even know when you feel it?In Happy Derren Brown explores changing concepts of happiness - from the surprisingly modern wisdom of the Stoics and Epicureans in classical times right up until today, when the self-help industry has attempted to claim happiness as its own.