Posts Written On January 18, 2019

Make 2019 Your Year of Color with THE NEW COLOR MIXING COMPANION

Start the new year in a burst of color with The New Color Mixing Companion by Minnesota-based artist and Instagram star Josie Lewis!

The New Color Mixing Companion combines practical information with user-friendly projects for hands-on learning about mixing colorand creating palettes. In addition, it includes over a dozen geometric and meditative templates for you to continue your color mixing practice.

The New Color Mixing Companion (Quarry Books / $24.99 US) is a modern, hands-on guide to working with color featuring approachable projects that each explore a different aspect of color mixing.

This comprehensive guide starts with a crash course in essential terminology and visual vocabulary from artist and popular Instagrammer Josie Lewis. It then shows you how to go beyond the wheel and basic theory with hands-on projects that illustrate and illuminate a variety of color elements and techniques. The materials used—including watercolor and acrylic paints, and found or purchased collage papers—are accessible, inexpensive, and readily available. Plus, this art guide includes easy-to-use tear-out templates featured in many of the projects; their modern geometric layouts yield stunning color arrangements.

 

With The New Color Mixing Companion, artists, crafters, and designers of all skill levels will learn to take color in a whole new direction!

Artist and Instagram sensation Josie Lewis has taught college-level painting, drawing, art appreciation, and two-dimensional design, and also regularly teaches workshops, leads creative retreats, and hosts exhibitions in her Minneapolis studio. She has been featured onDesignSpongeInsiderHigh Times, and by many other social media influencers. Josie’s work has also been exhibited widely throughout the US and can be found in the collections of many private and public institutions, including Target Corporation, General Mills, University of Arizona at Phoenix and Flagstaff, and University of Minnesota. A two-time grant recipient of the Minnesota State Arts Board, Josie has a BA from Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and an MFA from the University of Minnesota. Originally from the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota, she lives in the Twin Cities. See more of her work at josielewis.com.

The New Color Mixing Companion is available now from Quarry Books.

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2019 is the Year of the Jump Rope!

101 Best Jump Rope Workouts
The Ultimate Handbook for the Greatest Exercise on the Planet

Paperback | $15.00
Published by Hatherleigh Press
Nov 29, 2018 | 304 Pages | 6 x 9

Jump rope workouts are the gold standard for efficient, effective cardio exercise. Just 10 minutes can provide the same cardiovascular benefits as running a mile in 12 minutes, or two full sets of tennis.

But getting the best value from your jump rope workouts requires proper technique and a full fitness plan. 101 Best Jump Rope Workouts is exactly that—101 of the absolute best, most effective jump rope workouts imaginable.

Designed by Buddy Lee, the world’s top expert in jump rope conditioning, these targeted programs let you experience real results and lasting fitness. 101 Best Jump Rope Workouts also contains a special foreword written by CrossFit founder and CEO, Greg Glassman.

Buddy Lee is known as one of the world’s top experts in jump rope conditioning. He has earned a worldwide reputation with his incredible jump rope skills, putting on 6,000 shows in 50 countries and appearing in TV commercials and talk shows. A retired U.S. Marine and U.S. Olympian in wrestling, Buddy now consults with strength and conditioning coaches worldwide as well as elite athletes from various disciplines. Many sports and fitness organizations, such as CrossFit, TRX, 9Round Fitness, US Olympic Teams, UFC Gyms and the US Government, have integrated Buddy Lee’s program into their systems. He currently lives in the Washington D.C. area.

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