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B4203. Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering / Rodriguez
B4203. The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering by Dina Rodriguez. 2017. 208pp. 8.5"x11". Paper.

Get creative, express yourself, and add that personal touch with hand lettering! With illustrated step-by-step instructions, The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering shows the beginner how to master the art of hand lettering, the composition/design of phrases on the page, and flourishes to embellish the design. It also includes chalk lettering, fun prompts for writing, and 15 projects and gift ideas, ranging from gift tags to a lettered poster to chalk-lettered signs for special events. The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering covers 15 lettering styles - from Black Letter and "melting" to circus and Victorian, as well as serifs and scripts - along with numerous borders, corners, banners, bursts, frames, and other accents.



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B3563. Art of Whimsical Lettering / Sharpe
B3563. The Art of Whimsical Lettering by Joanne Sharpe. 2014. 136pp. 8.5"x11". Paper

Shows you how to create exuberant and personalized writing styles for your artwork and journaling. Presents fifteen alphabets, ranging from monoline forms to more calligraphic ones and to others that reference vintage fonts and doodle art. The author shows how to merge text and illustrations and provides a peek into her personal lettering journal.




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B4235. Artful Alphabets / Sharpe
B4235. Artful Alphabets: 55 Inspiring Hand Lettering Techniques and Ideas by Joanne Sharpe. 2018. 144pp. 9.3"x10.9". Paper

You'll delight in this lighthearted collection of 55 alphabets, ranging from basic block and stick letters to fanciful illustrated forms, with beginner-friendly instructions where each alphabet is broken down into just a few, simple steps. The letterforms are inspired by feathers, flowers, postage stamps, vintage type, doodles, taxi cabs, chalkboards and much more. Equally exciting are the variety of tools and media used, from colored pencils and markers to brushes, pens, paints, and inks. 250 color illustrations. Joanne Sharpe is the author of the popular book The Art of Whimsical Lettering (B3563).



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NP037. Lilies / Drake
NP037. Lilies in the Wild and in the Garden by Jim Drake. Flexbinding.

This new guide covers all the native species and subspecies of the genus Lilium found in the Eastern US, as well as an ample selection of related wildflowers, cultivated flowers, and other plants commonly referred to as "lilies." All are well-described with non-technical language and are accompanied by a wealth of exquisite photographs.
2014, 136pp., 7 x 10 inches.




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NP041. Orchids / Fowler
Orchids, Carnivorous Plants, and Other Wildflowers of the Green Swamp, North Carolina: Exploring North America's Most Diverse Ecosystem by Jim Fowler.
2015. 352 pages, 370+ color photographs and illustrations.

"The Green Swamp Preserve of southeastern North Carolina supports our finest examples of species-rich pitcher plant bogs in North America. Jim Fowler presents luscious photos of every species of orchid and carnivorous plant (including the wonderful Venus' flytrap), along with selected gentians, lilies, milkworts, composites, and others in this gorgeous book suitable as a field guide with keys and habitat notes. After seeing these extraordinary pictures you will want to visit the Green Swamp to learn how the ancient elements of earth: air, fire, and water combine to create such a unique and beautiful environment filled with so many special plants." Larry Mellichamp, botanist, author of Native Plants of the Southeast (NP001).




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NP045. Savage Garden, Revised / Peter D'Amato
The Savage Garden, Revised: Cultivating Carnivorous Plants by Peter D'Amato
2013. 384 pages. 6.1 x 9 inches. Paper

For fifteen years, The Savage Garden has been the number one bestselling bible for those interested in growing carnivorous plants. This new edition is fully revised to include the latest developments and discoveries in the carnivorous plant world, making it the most accurate and up to date book of its kind.

You may be familiar with the Venus flytrap, but did you know that some pitcher plants can—and do—digest an entire rat? Or that there are several hundred
species of carnivorous plants on our planet? Beautiful, unusual, and surprisingly easy to grow, flesh-eating plants thrive everywhere from windowsills to outdoor container gardens, in a wide variety of climates. The Savage Garden is the most comprehensive guide to these fascinating oddities, gloriously illustrated with more than 200 color photos. Fully revised with the latest developments in the carnivorous plant world, this new edition includes:
-- All the basics—from watering and feeding to modern advances in artificial lighting, soil, and fertilizers.
-- Detailed descriptions of hundreds of plants, including many of the incredible new species that have been recently discovered and hybridized.
-- Cultivation and propagation information for all the plant families: pitcher plants, Venus flytraps, sundews, rainbow plants, bladderworts, and many other peculiar plants from the demented mind of Mother Nature.

Whether you’re a beginner with your first flytrap or an expert looking for the latest exotic specimen, this classic book has everything you need to grow your very own little garden of horrors.




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