No Self-Hate

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Coloring with TheLatestKate

Find Clarity and Connection in this Calming Coloring Book

Imagine calling it a day and calming the emotional storm with this anti-anxiety coloring book. Filled with encouraging messages and cute animal friends, these cute coloring pages are a perfect addition to your relaxing self care routine.

Reconnect with your inner self. When was the last time you felt creative, confident or connected? You’re too cute for that! Develop these skills and find anxiety relief in this calming coloring book. This Kate Allan art book for artists and anti-anxiety coloring book combo can be used to create wall art for your space. 

An anti-anxiety coloring book from someone who gets it. Artist and bestselling author of Thera-pets Kate Allen, or thelatestkate, draws from her own experience with anxiety and depression. She understands how helpful a creative outlet and a supportive message can be. No Self-Hate combines these in the perfect art therapy book for calming the storm in your mind.

Inside, you’ll find:

  • An encouraging coloring book with words that gently argue against negativity
  • Calming visual sensory themes and affirmations in an anti-anxiety coloring book 
  • 96 coloring pages featuring cute, simple illustrations of cute animals and cute coloring pages for all skills

If you enjoyed calming coloring books like Mindfulness Coloring Book For Adults, 100 Flowers, or You Deserve Nice Things, you’ll love No Self-Hate.

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Watercolour Lessons

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A Watercolour How-To Book for the Whimsical Creative

#1 New Release in Mixed Media

Take a walk down the path of translucent pastels and delicate wet washes with Watercolour Lessons. Filled with engaging exercises, this vibrant guide contains step-by-step instructions on how to paint with watercolours. For beginners and those looking to improve their technique, Watercolour Lessons brings artistic inspiration to any home.

A watercolour guide book that is uniquely you. Follow author and artist Emma Lefebvre as she teaches the fundamentals of this simple-to-use painting medium. With an emphasis on developing skills and style, Watercolour Lessons offers the necessary tools to produce paintings anyone would be proud to display, gift, or to keep for themselves.

Learn how to paint with watercolours. For beginners and mavens alike, Watercolour Lessons offers straight-forward lessons to help anyone develop their craft and unique artistic style. From color theory to tool sets, it explores watercolour basics while helping painters—old and new—gain confidence in themselves and their work.

Inside, you’ll find:

  • A list of essential watercolour tools and how to use them
  • An easy-to-understand explanation of watercolour techniques and theories
  • Charmingly simple watercolor painting projects with step-by-step instructions
  • Notes on common mistakes and how to fix them

If you’re looking for creative art therapy exercises, want to learn how to paint with watercolors for beginners or intermediate artists, or enjoy books such as Watercolor Workbook, Watercolor With Me in the Forest, or Everyday Watercolor, you’ll love Watercolor Lessons.

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Inspired Ikebana

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Aesthetic Arrangements for the Artsy Minimalist

#1 New Release in Folkcrafts, Japanese Gardens, Botany of Flowers, and Architectural Photography

Discover modern Ikebana, the Japanese art of floral design, to form and cultivate internal peace and creativity. You can create minimalist decor with Ikebana, otherwise known as Kado, a disciplined art form that brings together nature and the inner self through flower arrangement.

Delight in the intentionally minimalist floral designs. Perfect for anyone interested in historic culture, flower arranging, Japanese art, or minimalist decorating. This beautifully-photographed instructional guide is a modern take on a centuries-old art. It's filled with simple-to-follow, step-by-step instructions that allow you to create stunning decor and learn how to make floral arrangements in various Ikebana styles using both fresh and dried flowers.

The history of Kado, reimagined. Ikebana is a long-practiced, much respected artform with an intriguing history, and author Naoko Zaima is excited to share the story with you in this lovely Japanese art book and floral design book.

Inside, you’ll find:

  • Alluring simplistic design inspirations and pictures of Ikebana
  • Stories featuring the history of Ikebana and its impact on floral design through history
  • How to make everything Kado—from floral bouquets to wreaths and more—accompanied by suggestions of the best flower arrangement tools to use for each project

If you liked elevated arrangement books like Floret Farm's A Year in Flowers, Ikebana Unbound, or Inspired by Nature, you’ll love Inspired Ikebana.

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Thera-pets Notebook

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Lined Paper and Cute, Colorable Doodles from TheLatestKate

#1 New Release in Anxieties & Phobias

Have you ever started journal writing, only to find that you’ve spiraled into depression or anxiety? What if your lined notebook came with affirmations, gratitude, doodles, and encouraging pictures to remind you that you matter—and that everything will be okay?

A Cute, Encouraging Journal for Adults. Kate Allan, artist and author behind You Can Do All Things and the Thera-Pets Card Deck, is back again with exactly what you need to get through the day. This lined paperback notebook comes with small affirmations and cute animal drawings in the corners that will remind you that you really can get through this day.

Imagination, Positive Affirmations, and Cute Animal Drawings. What do you need space for in your life? Do you need space to practice manifestation or mindfulness? A diary for your 2am thoughts? To build up your self-esteem or work on your mental health? Use the Thera-Pets Notebook for what you need, knowing that Kate Allan’s cute doodles are there to support you on every page.

Inside the Thera-Pets Notebook, find:

  • Cute, colorable animals that will help you relax and stay calm
  • Doodle art for anxiety, depression, and encouragement
  • Lined pages to fill with anything that’s on your mind

If you can’t get enough art from TheLatestKate—or you like cute doodle journals for adults or helpful notebooks like Hey You're So Great; Self-Care Check-In; or Present, Not Perfect—you need the Thera-Pets Notebook.

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Create

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#1 New Release in Performing Arts & Personal Success — Find Your Creative Artist Within

Creative conversations from some of the world's top photographers, filmmakers, Grammy award winners, TED presenters, actors, CEOs and more!

Time for a new mindset. Many of us think of creativity as something distant and incompatible with daily life—a skill that artists get to use, but not the rest of us. Maybe you feel like a land-locked surfer, yearning for exhilarating rides. Or maybe you live for the few hours a week when you can take photographs, paint, or write. It’s time for a new mindset. Create shows you how to rediscover the artist within you.

Live a more creative life. People who make a living in the creative arts know that there is a cycle to unlocking the imagination. Visualize, know your tools, work your craft, refine, share. When you tap into this cycle, you’ll find ways to operate at your highest state in all aspects of life.

Find your creative purpose. Overcoming the barriers to innovation is easier than you think. Marc Silber, best selling author, award-wining creative and educator, shows you how to avoid the traps of procrastination, overthinking, and self-doubt. The exercises in Create are specifically designed to help you find certainty and confidence in self-expression.

Learn how to:

  • Master the techniques of visualization
  • Draw inspiration from the world around you
  • Collaborate with people who can further your vision
  • Share with others to spread the joy

If you enjoyed motivational books like The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for LifeSteal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being CreativeBig Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, and Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way: 25th Anniversary Edition, you’ll love Create.

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The Art of Calligraphy Letters

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Learn How to Create Calligraphy Letters—Easily

#1 New Release in Mixed Media, Stenciling, and Handwriting

Learn the art of beautiful calligraphy writing from an Italian master in this jam-packed workbook and guide to the art of calligraphy.

Hand lettering for beginners or experienced writers. Each page has a step-by-step guide showing you how to easily perfect your lettering, calligraphy writing, or cursive handwriting skills. Practice and find your own unique modern calligraphy writing style.

Calligraphy practice and fun for all levels. Enjoy creating beautiful and calming designs. Delight in forming cute letters. Find peace as you go at your own pace of learning. Craft your own beautiful personalized cards, placeholders, agendas, notes, and other works of art.

Inside, you’ll find:

  • Pages full of step-by-step instructions on how to do calligraphy
  • An assortment of calligraphy letter designs 
  • Tips for quickly building your calligraphy and cursive handwriting skills

If you liked creative lettering and enjoyed calligraphy books such as The Ultimate Guide to Modern Calligraphy & Hand Lettering, The Lost Art of Handwriting Workbook, or Modern Lettering, you’ll love Laura Toffaletti’s The Art of Calligraphy Letters.

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Practical Pottery

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Crafting Pottery for Daily Use

“… a great reference book for pottery basics, particularly if you’ve started throwing on a wheel, or are thinking you might want to.” ―Jackie Keer, Splash Magazines

#1 Bestseller in Pottery & Ceramics and Sculpture and #1 Most Wished for in Pottery & Ceramic Craft

It’s never too late to pick up a new hobby, especially when you have an introduction to pottery guide this simple to get you started.

The joy of making pottery. You don’t have to know everything about the complicated chemistry behind making pottery to enjoy it! Potter and entrepreneur Jon Schmidt takes us back to the basics, offering an introduction to pottery and a guide to creating functional pieces, along with insights into the business side of creating and selling your art.

Focus on functionality. While pottery pieces can be detailed and intricate, Schmidt finds the beauty in more practical pieces. From mugs to bowls, Schmidt shows us a host of functional pieces that we can create using our very own hands. Learn how you can craft beautiful pieces for daily use, and potentially profit from them.

Ideas for beginners to experienced throwers. Beginner or accomplished thrower, you’ll find endless possibilities for making beautiful works of functioning art with your own hands.

Inside find:

  • A guide for getting started in pottery and ceramics that doesn’t require expensive equipment, clay, and glazes
  • Numerous tips and tricks for creating functional pottery, such as mugs, bowls, plates, teapots, beer steins, and more!
  • Projects that push you to craft functional art and turn your work into bonus income

Readers of Amazing Glaze, Complete Pottery Techniques, or Potter’s Bible will love Jon Schmidt’s Practical Pottery.

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Cerises

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A Fruity Pink Journal for Your Thoughts

Everyone needs an empty journal to write in. With gorgeous, vintage-inspired cover artwork and an abundance of blank pages for your thoughts, Cerises is a colorful journal for women, creatives, and daydreamers. This red and pink journal, illustrated by Anne Bentley, is the cherry on top of any school, office or home desk.

A still life journal with an artistic twist. Cerises is both a chic and sweet vessel for your notes. Featuring one of the artist’s most beloved patterns, this writing journal for young women is sure to add a burst of color anywhere you go.

A colorful journal for drawing and writing. Pink journal, diary, and notebook—Cerises is a multi-purpose tool for unleashing your thoughts, to do lists, recipes, nature sightings, study notes, artworks, and more. Whether you’re searching for a cute journal gift or everyday stationery supplies, Cerises is a must-have for any on-the-go writer, notetaker, or journal keeper.

A modern journal that’s made to last. This cute journal’s blank pages will be transformed into inspired creations as you unleash your creativity. Its vibrantly illustrated Demask flexcover, high-quality cream paper, and lay flat binding makes it perfect for everyday outings and comfortable reading and writing. Just the right size for your purse, backpack, or desktop, it is perfectly portable—made to catch every one of your personal musings.

If you’re looking for notebooks to study, recipe books to write in, or vintage journals—like Moleskine, Peter Pauper Press, or Rifle Paper Co journals—then you’ll love Cerises.

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Citron: A Blank Journal

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A Yellow Floral Journal for Your Thoughts

Everyone needs an empty journal to write in. With gorgeous, vintage-inspired cover artwork and an abundance of blank pages for your thoughts, Citron is a colorful journal for women, creatives, and daydreamers. This floral journal, illustrated by Anne Bentley, is all you need to turn your lemons into lemonade.

A flower journal with an artistic twist. Citron is both a stylish and fresh vessel for your notes. Featuring one of the artist’s most beloved patterns, this writing journal for young women is sure to add a burst of color anywhere you go.

A colorful journal for drawing and writing. Floral journal, diary, and notebook—Citron is a multi-purpose tool for unleashing your thoughts, to do lists, recipes, nature sightings, study notes, artworks, and more. Whether you’re searching for a cute journal gift or everyday stationery supplies, Citron is a must-have for any on-the-go writer, notetaker, or journal keeper.

A modern journal that’s made to last. With this cute journal, blank pages are transformed into inspired creations. Its vibrantly illustrated Demask flexcover, high-quality cream paper, and lay flat binding make it perfect for everyday outings and comfortable reading and writing. Just the right size for your purse, backpack, or desktop, it is perfectly portable—made to catch every one of your personal musings.

If you’re looking for stationery supplies, notebooks to study, recipe books to write in, or vintage journals—like Moleskine, Peter Pauper Press, or Rifle Paper Co journals—then you’ll love Citron.

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Backwards and in Heels

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Women in Filmmaking and Their Struggle Against Bias

"After all, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels" –Ann Richards

#1 Bestseller in Acting & Auditioning, Performing Arts, and Guides & Reviews

Women in filmmaking since the beginning. Women have been instrumental in the success of American cinema since its very beginning. One of the first people to ever pick up a motion picture camera was a woman; as was the first screenwriter to win two Academy Awards, the inventor of the boom microphone, and the first person to be credited with the title Film Editor. Throughout the history of Hollywood, women have been revolutionizing, innovating, and shaping filmmaking. Yet their stories are rarely shared. This is what film reporter Alicia Malone wants to change. 

The first female directors. Backwards & In Heels tells the history of women in film in a different way, with stories about incredible women who made their mark in each Hollywood era. Every story is inspiring, detailing the accomplishments of extraordinary women and the obstacles they faced. Backwards & In Heels combines research and exclusive interviews with influential women and men working in Hollywood today, including Geena Davis, J.J. Abrams, Ava DuVernay, Octavia Spencer, America Ferrera, Paul Feig, and many more; as well as film professors, historians and experts.

Time to level the playing field. Think of Backwards & In Heels as a guidebook, your entry into the complex world of women in film. Join Alicia Malone as she champions Hollywood women of the past and present and looks to the future.

Learn little known facts about:

  • The first females in film direction
  • Iconic movie stars
  • Present day activists

If you enjoyed books such as Renegade Women in Film and TV or The Purple Diaries, you’ll love Alicia Malone’s Backwards & In Heels. Also, don’t miss Alicia’s #1 Bestseller in Movies & Video Guides & Reviews, The Female Gaze: Essential Movies Made by Women.

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