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Mehndi: The Art of Henna Body Painting - 4321

Mehndi: The Art of Henna Body Painting - 4321

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From School Library Journal YA-Mehndi, or body painting with henna, was first practiced in Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia, and is gaining widespread popularity in the United States. This book is a how-to manual for novices and covers almost every aspect of the art from its origins, to how to make your own henna dye, to what tools are needed to draw traditional designs, to protecting the pattern once it is applied. Fabius closes with tips on the best way to paint the henna on the soles of the feet, the palms of the hand, the neck, the stomach, and the back. This book will have great appeal to many teens. Robert Burnham, R. E. Lee High School, Springfield, VA Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc. Product Description The magical art of mehndi, or henna painting, has been practiced for centuries in India, Africa, and the Middle East, and now it has finally arrived in the West. Packed with inspirational photographs of traditional and contemporary mehndi, this complete resource offers everything you need to create your own beautiful henna designs, including: • dozens of practice exercises and sample illustrations • a foolproof recipe for mixing the henna paste • step-by-step instructions on how to apply your mehndi design • insider's tips from professional mehndi artists and more! From the Inside Flap The magical art of mehndi, or henna painting, has been practiced for centuries in India, Africa, and the Middle East, and now it has finally arrived in the West. Packed with inspirational photographs of traditional andcontemporary mehndi, this complete resource offers everything you need to create your own beautiful hennadesigns, including: dozens of practice exercises and sample illustrations a foolproof recipe for mixing the henna paste step-by-step instructions on how to apply your mehndi design insider's tips from professional mehndi artists and more! About the Author Carine Fabius came from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to the United States when she was eight years old, and now lives in Los Angeles. Fabius is an author, blogger, art dealer, freelance museum curator, jewelry designer, and co-owner of Lakaye Studio, which manufactures all-natural temporary tattoo kits.
ASIN: 0609803190
VSKU: RDV.0609803190.G
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