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Father’s Day: Enjoy Good Food and Nature With Dad

Summer is around the corner and we have all you need for the perfect summer picnic! And of course, with Dad!

Let’s get started from the gifts for the dad who loves reading first. I believe those dads want to read more picnic or nature adventure ideas in advance.

GRILLED CHEESE & BEER is spiced with wit and a passion for all things grilled cheese and beer, with easy-to-follow instructions that make it perfect for any skill level. It contains over 50 one-of-a-kind grilled cheese sandwich recipes, perfectly paired with craft beers designed to draw out the full flavor of each ingredient.

Grilled Cheese & Beer: https://www.amazon.com/dp/157826653X

THE NATURE LOVER‘S QUOTATION BOOK is a collection of inspirational and meaningful quotes perfect for every lover of the great outdoors. From simple walks and hikes in the woods, to longer treks and camping, we eagerly search for opportunities to escape into nature. Now there is a beautiful collection of inspired readings to take along the trail and read around the campfire, or just contemplate at home.

Nature Lover’s: https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1578267447/

Secondly, some handful products are very important for your and dad’s adventure.

Bindle Bottle

Keep your necessities close with the Bindle Bottle. This bottle holds 24 ounces of your favorite beverage as well as small necessities such as chapstick, keys, or headphones.

  • This 2-in-1 bottle features:
  • Dual-walled and vacuum-insulated construction
  • Keeps drinks hot or cold for hours
  • Keeps the outside of the bottle “sweat-free”
  • Liquid capacity: 24 fl. oz.
  • Waterproof and scent-proof storage compartment: 3.3” H x 3.2” W
  • 18/8 food-grade stainless steel
  • BPA-free

The Bindle Bottle is THE must-have sip’n’stash for all your adventures!

Ecuadane

Snuggle up with your loved ones under a special blanket from Ecuadane. Each is made with love in the heart of Ecuador by native Otavaleños living amidst the Andes Mountains and volcanoes.  The blanket combines a blend of rich earth tones creating an exquisite pattern that will travel and carry the history of your many adventures.

Last but not the lease, of course is food, food, food!

Milkadamia

Treat your dairy-free partygoers to a creamy alternative. Milkadamia aims to make the transition from dairy the most delightful to your taste buds. With its subtle taste and milky texture that performs superbly in creations from smoothie bowls to baked goods, Available at Walmart nationwide in the refrigerated section.

Andrea’s Truffles

Treat dad to Chocolate Crack ​by Andrea’s truffles. Chocolate Crack is made from mouth watering​ French wafer cookie crumbles folded into chocolate with San Diego sea salt, topped with vanilla bean white chocolate drizzle. Dad will be thanking you!​

Chocolate Pizza Company

Indulge in Peanut Butter Wings®, they are the taste sensation everyone is talking about! These one-of-a-kind treats use crisp, rippled potato chips smothered in creamy peanut butter and covered in rich chocolate. The salty-sweet profile is a masterpiece! Peanut Butter Wings are also the perfect complement to Chocolate Pizza® which together create a “Pizza & Wing Combo”.

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Spring into drawing with four new titles from The Quarto Group!

This spring, discover the great fun and satisfying challenge of drawing! Whether you want to capture the image of a loved one, draw your favorite animals, or sharpen your technique, The Quarto Group has you covered. The four books below vary in style and subject, but they all provide top-notch instruction for beginning artists and drawing enthusiasts.

Pocket Art: Portrait Drawing is a lively, graphic approach to explaining concepts will have you looking and learning with step by step illustrations and expert tips straight from London-based artist “Miss Led” (aka Joanna Henly). This compact 112-page book is just right for carrying in a backpack or pocket for when you’re learning on the go.

Pocket Art: Portrait Drawing

The Quick Guide to Mastering Technique and Style
by Miss Led aka Joanna Henly
Rockport Publishers
April 24, 2018 | US $17.99, CAN $23.99

ISBN: 9781631594694 | 112 pages | Paperback

Joanna Henly, well known by her professional name, Miss Led, is an illustrator, artist, and art director based in East London who exhibits her work across the globe. Jo is a strong promoter of professional practice within her art and illustration, including as a Global Ambassador for Liquitex paints and European Ambassador for Wacom. She is also a passionate educator, using social media and podcasts to her teach her online audience, which reaches 1.3 million people. You can find her on online at MissLed.co.uk and on Facebook, Instagram, Behance, and Twitter.

Featuring the delightful and informative illustrations of artist Oana Befort and the inspiring expertise of conservation educator Maggie Reinbold, Drawing Wild Animals guides artists at all skill levels as they learn about, observe, and draw animals in a whole new light.

To feed your curiosity, you’ll learn the characteristics, behaviors and, habitats of animals from categories like predators, grazers, and marsupials. To nurture the artist, you’ll get step-by-step instructions that show how to develop each animal from simple shapes into richly detailed drawings. Armed with a deeper understanding of animals, you’ll be better able to capture their stunning beauty and enchanting attributes in your artwork.

Drawing Wild Animals

Essential Techniques and Fascinating Facts for the Curious Artist

By Oana Befort and Maggie Reinbold

Quarry Books

May 8, 2018 | US $24.99, CAN $32.99

ISBN: 9781631593499 | 144 pages | Paperback

To draw more domesticated creatures, check out Pencil Drawing: Cats! This book allows beginning artists to dive into learning how to draw cats of all shapes, sizes, and poses in graphite pencil and charcoal.

Pencil Drawing: Cats

An Easy Step-by-Step Guide for Learning to Draw Cats and Kittens

By Anja Dahl

Walter Foster Publishing

May 1, 2018 | US $18.99, CAN 24.99

ISBN: 9781633224834 | 112 pages | Paperback

 

For those looking for a traditional drawing class in book-form, try Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner. Fullerton College art professor Jim Dowdalls offers an academic-inspired, foundational exploration of the drawing basics. 

Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner

A Comprehensive Drawing Course

By Jim Dowdalls

Walter Foster Publishing

May 1, 2018 | US $24.95, CAN $32.95

9781633224865 | 240 pages | Hardcover

 

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Create your own personalized maps with THE ART OF MAP ILLUSTRATION!

In The Art of Map Illustrationfour well-known artists take you on a journey through their unique techniques to mapmaking with a range of media, including pen and ink, watercolor, and mixed media, plus tips and advice for working digitally. Packed with engaging instruction, professional tips, and beautiful finished artwork, this is the perfect resource for contemporary artists seeking to learn the time-treasured art form of cartography.

THE ART OF MAP ILLUSTRATION
A step-by-step artistic exploration of contemporary cartography and mapmaking

By James Gulliver Hancock, Hennie Haworth, Stuart Hill, Sarah King

April 3, 2018

$19.99 US · $25.99 CAN · 144 pages · Paperback

ISBN: 9781633224841

Walter Foster Publishing

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