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Windows of Imagination

Advantages: Beautiful reproductions of amazing stained glass
Disadvantages: None

Some time ago I was given a huge hard-backed copy of Edgar Allan Poe's "Tales of Mystery and Imagination" with each story illustrated by beautifully intricate black and white drawings. Both enchanting and grotesque - like Poe's stories themselves - the pi ...

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Review of Strangest Genius - Lucy Costigan

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'Bead me up, Scotty'! :~)

Advantages: 300 tips and techniques helping the crafter save money, time and energy!
Disadvantages: None for me, I just need to work on talent for this craft! :~D

~*~The Product ~ 'Bead-a-holic'!~*~ This comprehensive paperback is 160 pages in length and published by Search Press Ltd {15 Sep 2009. The book is produced with hand-able dimensions of 18.8 x 24.4 cm. ~*~The Author ~ 'Above and Bead On'~*~ ...

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Review of Compendium of Beading Techniques - Jean Power

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For the artist in you!

Advantages: Easy to read, beautifully illustrated, packed with information
Disadvantages: None!

Usborne Publishing is the UK's leading independent publishing company, and have recently been named Children's Publisher of the Year 2012. Now, I know that in theory, The Usborne Introduction to Art is a children's information book. But after thumbing thr ...

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Review of The Usborne Introduction to Art - Rosie Dickins

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"Have you seen a purple cow?!"

Advantages: Great light reading
Disadvantages: Very big book (so also quite heavy reading!)

...came across this book whilst browsing on Amazon, and once I had read a little about it, I just had to have it. The list price is £24.95, but Amazon charge only £16.46, and there are many copies available new and used for as little as £13.00, I have just ...

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Review of The Art of Looking Sideways - Alan Fletcher

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A Guide to Visual Awareness.

Advantages: Endless hours of fascination and amusement.
Disadvantages: It's heavy.

The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher, a renowned designer and art director, is a great coffee table book full of interesting and random information to keep the reader entertained. The book has won a number of awards. The book is hard back, ...

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Review of The Art of Looking Sideways - Alan Fletcher

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