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Tangled Fantasies

Author : Jane Monk
ISBN : 9781589239401
Genre : Art
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Enter a magical forest filled with possibility for intricate tangled designs and bright, meditative coloring! It doesn't take much artistic skill to draw tangles and color inside the lines. But when you complete these fantasy-themed drawings with your own intricate tangle designs and patterns, then color them in, amazing artwork emerges. In Tangled Fantasies: 52 Drawings to Finish and Color, Zentangle expert Jane Monk explores the fantasy world of mythical and imaginary creatures, hidden doors, secret paths, tangled forests, and more. More than a simple coloring book, Tangled Fantasies invites doodlers, tanglers, and colorists alike to step into the role of the artist with 52 interactive templates--you design the drawings yourself and color them in. Half of the drawings are complete and ready to color; the other half await your creativity and imagination to finish. If you're new to tangled artwork, there's a primer in the beginning of the book, where the author offers instructional material to acclimate you to the process of intricate tangle art. Tangled Fantasies: 52 Drawings to Finish and Color is different from other tangle books out there, as it's designed to give you, the artist, more control over the finished images. Monk provides the basic outlines of forms in the drawings and you simply fill it in, personalizing the image and background with various tangles of your choosing. Getting lost in the forest has never been this fun, creative, or calming. Delve into your 52 drawings; who knows what you'll come up with!

Tangled Fantasies

Author : Melodye R Whitaker
ISBN : 109635005X
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Adult Colouring and So Much More! A book of fairies, frogs, butterflies, gardens and ocean life, created with tangles and twirls. Extra pages for colour testing and notes include pearls of wisdom and positive affirmations designed to spark your creativity and really make this book own! This book features 25 full page coloring illustrations and 18 decorative pages for notes, color testing, small items to colour, doodling, and guided journaling. Designs are printed only on one side of the page. A perfect book for beginning and intermediate colourists. Original illustrations by Melodye Whitaker.

Tangled Circles And Mandalas

Author : Jane Monk
ISBN : 9781589239494
Genre : Art
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Combine mandalas and circles with tangled art and coloring for a soothing exercise in creativity and peace. The third interactive coloring book from Jane Monk, author of the international bestselling Tangled Art series, Tangled Circles and Mandalas is all about exploring these beautiful, mystical shapes and designs, which can take artists and coloring enthusiasts to the heart of meditative creativity, relaxation, and peace. The word mandala in Sanskrit means "circle," which is associated with the concepts of wholeness, unity, harmony, family, community, and the cycle of life. Mandala experts believe that these circles help practitioners focus inwardly, on the spiritual world. In addition to a brief overview of mandalas and circular patterns and the symmetry in sacred geometry, the book gives a summary of the tools and techniques needed to create and color unique and dimensional shapes and patterns. Coloring can provide a soothing and enjoyable pastime for people of any age. Unlike painting, you don't need to have the skills of an artist to create a masterpiece. The subject matter _?" mandalas and circles _?" provides even more opportunity for creativity, inspiration, and serenity. Reduce stress levels, elevate focus, and arrive at a sense of well-being. The low-stress technique and minimal material requirements make tangling easy to try and easy for people to succeed with. The 52 illustrations include 32 circles and mandalas to complete and color with tangle and other patterns, plus 20 starter illustrations for creating your own circles and mandala art.

Fantasy Animation

Author : Christopher Holliday
ISBN : 9781351681407
Genre : Performing Arts
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This book examines the relationship that exists between fantasy cinema and the medium of animation. Animation has played a key role in defining our collective expectations and experiences of fantasy cinema, just as fantasy storytelling has often served as inspiration for our most popular animated film and television. Bringing together contributions from world-renowned film and media scholars, Fantasy/Animation considers the various historical, theoretical, and cultural ramifications of the animated fantasy film. This collection provides a range of chapters on subjects including Disney, Pixar, and Studio Ghibli, filmmakers such as Ralph Bakshi and James Cameron, and on film and television franchises such as Dreamworks’ How To Train Your Dragon (2010–) and HBO’s Game of Thrones (2011–).

Tangled Memories

Author : Marita Sturken
ISBN : 0520918126
Genre : Social Science
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Analyzing the ways U.S. culture has been formed and transformed in the 80s and 90s by its response to the Vietnam War and the AIDS epidemic, Marita Sturken argues that each has disrupted our conventional notions of community, nation, consensus, and "American culture." She examines the relationship of camera images to the production of cultural memory, the mixing of fantasy and reenactment in memory, the role of trauma and survivors in creating cultural comfort, and how discourses of healing can smooth over the tensions of political events. Sturken's discussion encompasses a brilliant comparison of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the AIDS Quilt; her profound reading of the Memorial as a national wailing wall—one whose emphasis on the veterans and war dead has allowed the discourse of heroes, sacrifice, and honor to resurface at the same time that it is an implicit condemnation of war—is particularly compelling. The book also includes discussions of the Kennedy assassination, the Persian Gulf War, the Challenger explosion, and the Rodney King beating. While debunking the image of the United States as a culture of amnesia, Sturken also shows how remembering itself is a form of forgetting, and how exclusion is a vital part of memory formation.

George Macdonald S Children S Fantasies And The Divine Imagination

Author : Colin Manlove
ISBN : 9781532668494
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The great Victorian Christian author George MacDonald is the wellspring of the modern fantasy genre. In this book Colin Manlove offers explorations of MacDonald's eight shorter fairy tales and his longer stories At the Back of the North Wind, The Princess and the Goblin, The Wise Woman, and The Princess and Curdie. MacDonald saw the imagination as the source of fairy tales and of divine truth together. For he believed that God lives in the depths of the human mind and “sends up from thence wonderful gifts into the light of the understanding.” This makes MacDonald that very rare thing: a writer of mystical fiction whose work can give us experience of the divine. Throughout his children’s fantasy stories MacDonald is describing the human and divine imagination. In the shorter tales he shows how the imagination has different regions and depths, each able to shift into the other. With the longer stories we see the imagination in relation to other aspects of the self and to its position in the world. Here the imagination is portrayed as often embattled in relation to empiricism, egotism, and greed.

Awakened Book 1 Living Ink A Tangled Ivy Tattoo Fantasy

Author : Shirley Bourget
ISBN : 1720179131
Genre : Fiction
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A tattoo is for life, but what if its ink marked you for death? Tattoo artist Ivy Gillis does killer tattoos

Independence The Tangled Roots Of The American Revolution

Author : Thomas P. Slaughter
ISBN : 9780374712075
Genre : History
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An important new interpretation of the American colonists' 150-year struggle to achieve independence "What do we mean by the Revolution?" John Adams asked Thomas Jefferson in 1815. "The war? That was no part of the Revolution. It was only an effect and consequence of it." As the distinguished historian Thomas P. Slaughter shows in this landmark book, the long process of revolution reached back more than a century before 1776, and it touched on virtually every aspect of the colonies' laws, commerce, social structures, religious sentiments, family ties, and political interests. And Slaughter's comprehensive work makes clear that the British who chose to go to North America chafed under imperial rule from the start, vigorously disputing many of the colonies' founding charters. When the British said the Americans were typically "independent," they meant to disparage them as lawless and disloyal. But the Americans insisted on their moral courage and political principles, and regarded their independence as a great virtue, as they regarded their love of freedom and their loyalty to local institutions. Over the years, their struggles to define this independence took many forms, and Slaughter's compelling narrative takes us from New England and Nova Scotia to New York and Pennsylvania, and south to the Carolinas, as colonists resisted unsympathetic royal governors, smuggled to evade British duties on imported goods (tea was only one of many), and, eventually, began to organize for armed uprisings. Britain, especially after its victories over France in the 1750s, was eager to crush these rebellions, but the Americans' opposition only intensified, as did dark conspiracy theories about their enemies—whether British, Native American, or French.In Independence, Slaughter resets and clarifies the terms in which we may understand this remarkable evolution, showing how and why a critical mass of colonists determined that they could not be both independent and subject to the British Crown. By 1775–76, they had become revolutionaries—going to war only reluctantly, as a last-ditch means to preserve the independence that they cherished as a birthright.

Tribal Fantasies

Author : J. Mackay
ISBN : 9781137318817
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This transnational collection discusses the use of Native American imagery in twentieth and twenty-first-century European culture. With examples ranging from Irish oral myth, through the pop image of Indians promulgated in pornography, to the philosophical appropriations of Ernst Bloch or the European far right, contributors illustrate the legend of "the Indian." Drawing on American Indian literary nationalism, postcolonialism, and transnational theories, essays demonstrate a complex nexus of power relations that seemingly allows European culture to build its own Native images, and ask what effect this has on the current treatment of indigenous peoples.

Ephemeral Fantasies

Author : Nick Blaze
ISBN : 9781442159723
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A compilation of many years of my poems; they are all rather abstract and inlaid with metaphor, though some are simple.The poems in this particular book range from love - which are abstract and generally may be difficult to grasp on the first read. Then to the realm of fantasy, where length is no issue and all that matters is diving into the waters of a new world. Last, the journey ends with philosophy, where the poems ponder death, the future, the past, and everything in between. And, at the end of the quest, hopefully the reader acquired not only a sense of wonderment, but wish to read the book again and again."With a fantastical edge, his poetry provokes deep thought and feeling while simultaneously embedding imaginative imagery, heavy metaphors and an array of other literary devices. His fascination with the cultures and myths of various ancient peoples has resulted in numerous allusions to their lore, legends, and literature." - Jennifer Slate

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