Mehndi for the Inspired Artist

50 contemporary patterns & projects inspired by traditional henna art

Mehndi for the Inspired Artist
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Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781633222410
Publisher: Walter Foster
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Description

Create modern and traditional mehndi designs and incorporate them into DIY art projects with Mehndi for the Inspired Artist. Your home will never be the same after you add the lovely flair of mehndi.

Mehndi for the Inspired Artist is your one stop resource for creating mehndi designs. Whether you're familiar with the art form, or are coming to it with fresh eyes and eager anticipation, our four expert artists will give you the most rewarding experience possible. 

You'll be creating artwork on day one with this guide book's step-by-step approach of creating a variety of traditional and modern mehndi designs. You will then learn to incorporate these elegant mehndi designs into DIY art projects you can place around the house, and have the pride of knowing each one has a unique, personal flair.

Customize candles and mason jarsjewelry and stationery, and anything else you can get your hands on. Mehndi for the Inspired Artist is sure to inspire endless DIY craft projects with contemporary mehndi patterns that will delight henna enthusiasts of all ages.

The author

Heather Caunt-Nulton is an internationally certified henna artist based in New England.  She hosts the world-renowned Henna Gathering, one of the longest running henna conferences in the United States. Her workshops and YouTube videos with millions of views have served as an inspiration to countless aspiring henna artists. Heather also runs her own online henna supply store at www.ArtisticAdornment.com. Learn more at www.HennaByHeather.com.

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.

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.

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.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781633222410
Illustrations: 225 color photos
Size: 8.75 in x 11.67 in / 222.25 mm x 296.42 mm
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