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Get Creative at the Library!

The library has great books and DVDs to help you get creative!

Abel, Jessica and Matt Madden
Drawing Words & Writing Pictures: A Definitive Course from Concept to Comic in 15 Lessons
NC 1764.A24 2008
Your definitive guide to creating graphic novels. Learn everything from comics terminology to developing characters.
Barker, Linda
Jazz Up Your Junk with Linda Barker
q TT199.4.B367 1998x
Unbelievable furniture makeovers from the host of BBC TV's Changing Rooms will help you transform your home from "oh no" to "oh yeah!"

Chic and Unique Beaded Jewelry
edited by Naomi Abeykoon
qTT860.C4825 2007x
Why don't you own a tiara? Let this book show you how to make one so you can be the belle of the ball.
Hart, Christopher
Drawing Dragons and Those Who Hunt Them
q NC825.D72 H37 2007
You'll also learn how to draw a three-horned tiger, hellworms, and gentle behemoths.
Hart, Christopher
Manga for the Beginner
NC1764.5.J3 H369286 2008
You'll be drawing scary mansects, sexy foxes (literally), and magical unicorns in no time.
Karol, Amy
Bend-the-Rules Sewing
qTT713.K37 2007
This fun guide covers the basics of sewing, including the tools you'll need, tips and tricks that will make your projects easy, plus myriad ideas on how to make adorable handbags, dog collars, quilts and placemats.
Sheppard, Rob
The Magic of Digital Nature Photography
qTR721.S53 2007x
Let this book teach you how to add drama and atmosphere to make your nature shots even more beautiful.
Siebert, Ted
The Art of Sandcastling
q NB1270.S3 S54 1990
This oldie but goodie will have you making bizarre structures out of sand lickety-split.
Smith, Soonboke
Origami for the First Time
TT870.S573 2003
A wonderful primer that will challenge the beginner who wants to start off with masterpieces.
Stowe, Doug
Basic Box Making
q TT870.5.S76 2007
Learn every step of making your own beautiful little boxes, from preparing the stock, cutting the parts, making lids and more.

Updated: July 2, 2009