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The Sneaker Colouring Bookby Daniel Jarosch
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Legendary artist/designer Seymour Chwast andand#160;award-winning book designer/illustrator Carol Chu offer upand#160;more than one hundred original shoe designs to color and create.and#160;Paired with quotes from philosophers, rock stars, and other deep thinkers,and#160;these shoes are the visual interpretation of their words. Simultaneously creative and contemplative, it gives shoe lovers/doodlers much more to think about thanand#160;should theand#160;shoe match the purse. Does it match their style?and#160;Their mood?and#160;Does it add depth and understanding to theseand#160;ruminations on what it means to be human?and#160;Shoes, Shoes, Shoes offers up a novel and interesting way to look at life and the shoe.
A coloring book for grown-ups, The Sneaker Coloring Book is a collection of 100 black and white line drawings of popular sneaker designs, shown in side view, to color, alter, or customize. The models featured are 100of the most popular designs from 1916 to the present day from 18 major brands including Adidas, Converse, New Balance, Nike, Onitsuka Tiger, Puma, Reebok, and Vans. Brand, model name, launch date, and category are listed for each sneaker. The drawings are printed on high-quality drawing paper and the pages are perforated so that a drawing can be removed once completed. Taking a fun and highly original approach to sneaker culture, the book will appeal to anyone who likes to color and customize their sneakers, to fashion and footwear designers, illustrators, graphic designers and, above all, to the sneaker fanatics who want to own every book about their favorite subject.
Taking a whimisical and irreverent approach to shoe worship, thisand#160;coloring book for all agesand#160;of original shoe designs is perfect for fashionistas and doodlers alike.
About the Author
Carolandnbsp;hails originally from Tennessee, and from a very young age, made "I'm moving to New York" her battle cry. She has a degree in journalism and a master's in design and has worked at TeenPeople, InStyle, Redbook, and Lucky. Currently, Carol is an art director and she designs books of all sorts.
Seymour Chwast is well-known internationally for his graphic designs and illustrations. He has written and/or illustrated more than thirty books for children. His Houghton Mifflin collaborations with Harriet Ziefert include Traffic Jam, Moonride, and Ode to Humpty Dumpty. He lives with his wife in New York City.
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