Finalist Best Interior Design 2022 Best Book Awards
Inhabiting Bliss is a delicious collection of compelling narratives and stunning imagery that satisfies our mortal craving for comfort and inspiration, particularly in the light of today’s complex and challenging times. It allows the reader to turn down the noise and immerse themselves into an imaginary landscape of words and pictures that dance across pages and weave morsels of self-reflection into a tapestry of inspiration, encouragement, and possibilities. ‘Inhabiting Bliss’ is thoughtfully composed and artfully crafted, connecting the wonders of nature, the blessings of the universe, and the power of the spirit through complex montages of flowers, animals, water, symbols, and powerful female figures.
Finalist Legacy: Children's Book 2022 Best Book Awards
The presidents of the United States of America have always been a popular subject for American artists. Official presidential portraits line the walls of the White House, reminding all of their esteemed subjects.
The first artist to have the honor of creating an official presidential portrait was Gilbert Stuart, whose famous painting of President George Washington is one of the most treasured pieces in the White House Collection.
In this unique and fun new book, the award-winning illustrator John Hutton offers step-by-step lessons for aspiring artists of all ages to draw the presidents.
Dr. Hutton begins by explaining that, "Anyone can learn to draw. Drawing is simply another form of looking. . . . The trick is in learning to look very carefully, and to know what to look carefully for. Drawing is translating the world into a pattern of lines and tone. With each new line drawn a shape takes form, and before you know it, you have a complete drawing!"