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Mehndi: The Art of Henna Body Painting

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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!

Synopsis:

Introduces the art of henna body painting, with instructions on how to make a mendhi paste, how to apply designs, and information on equipment needed and the history of the plant's usage.

Synopsis:

A fully illustrated guide to the traditional Indian art of henna body painting--a popular method of dazzling and nonpermanent body adornment--this book offers dozens of traditional and nontraditional ideas for decorative body painting.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780609803196
Author:
Fabius, Carine
Author:
Garcia, Michele M.
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press (CA)
Location:
New York :
Subject:
India
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Tattoos, Mehndi, & Body Painting
Subject:
Henna
Subject:
Body marking
Subject:
Henna -- Folklore.
Subject:
Asia - India & South Asia
Subject:
Techniques - General
Subject:
Tattoos, Mehndi, & Body Painting, Etc.
Subject:
Mehndi (Body painting)
Subject:
Body Art & Tattooing
Subject:
Henna (Dye) - Folklore
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19980631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW PHOTOS AND LINE DRAWINGS THROUGHOU
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.68x5.10x.30 in. .22 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Introduces the art of henna body painting, with instructions on how to make a mendhi paste, how to apply designs, and information on equipment needed and the history of the plant's usage.
"Synopsis" by , A fully illustrated guide to the traditional Indian art of henna body painting--a popular method of dazzling and nonpermanent body adornment--this book offers dozens of traditional and nontraditional ideas for decorative body painting.
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