Mehndi for the Inspired Artist presents artists with a step-by-step approach to creating a variety of skillful designs, including traditional and globally influenced patterns, as well as modern mehndi designs. Starting with a brief introduction, readers will learn how to create a range of henna designs following the easy, step-by-step demonstrations of professional henna artists. Artists will then learn to incorporate their designs into a variety of DIY art projects, as well as transfer them to a range of surfaces and decorative items for a unique, personal touch. Using a variety of tools and materials, Mehndi for the Inspired Artist is sure to inspire endless DIY craft projects with both traditional and contemporary mehndi patterns that will delight henna enthusiasts of all ages.
Based in Connecticut, Iqra Qureshi creates a variety of henna-inspired artwork and textiles, including candles, lanterns, vases, picture frames, and more. She believes everyone has an artist hidden within, and she shares hers through her artwork. Visit her Etsy shop, Henna Art Diaries, at www.etsy.com/shop/HennaArtDiaries.
Alex Morgan is a UK-based designer and illustrator who creates tailor-made patterns for a range of surfaces, including textiles, wall coverings, hair ornaments, finely crafted instruments, and printed products. Learn more at www.spellstone.com.
Originally from Punjab, Sonia Sumaira lives in Toronto and provides henna services throughout the greater Toronto area, Ottawa, and Montreal. She specializes in Arabic design, intricate Indian traditional designs, and Gulf-inspired designs, as well as contemporary fusion, modern temporary, and semi-permanent body art with the modern gems, gels, and glitters. Learn more at www.soniashenna.com.