Color your world with the fabulous art of henna tattoo with this book of patterns and instructions for the body and even home decor objects! Learn how to combine the 5 basic henna shapes into a variety of exotic mendhi designs.
Scores of lovely designs, adapted from authentic images used in the ancient art of henna body painting, incorporate scores of lovely patterns. Used to cover hands, forearms, and feet during celebrations, these 166 black-and-white designs include fine line, lacy, and paisley motifs, as well as assorted floral borders, heart-shaped insets, and repeat patterns.
Mehndi, the ancient art of painting on the skin with henna, beautifies the body, rejuvenates the spirit, and celebrates the joys of creativity and self-expression. More than just a temporary tattoo, mehndi offers us a way to participate in a centuries-old tradition still practiced in India, Africa, and the Middle East. In this stunning and authoritative book, Loretta Roome traces the origins and meanings of traditional designs, demonstrates how to create them on the skin, and reveals the recipes, tools, and techniques needed to paint designs that range from simple to complex. The result of years of research and the author's experience as one of the nation's foremost mehndi artists, Roome's book offers practical information, creative inspiration, and many suggestions for enhancing the playful, intimate, sensual, erotic, and spiritual aspects of the ancient and amazing art of mehndi.
Paisley designs originating generations ago in the Middle East are among today's most popular decorative motifs the world over. This tattoo collection, featuring those patterns in fashionable, reddish-brown hues, includes 10 images enhanced with floral designs.
Henna For Beginners A Beginners Guide To DIY Henna Tattoos & Mehndi Art (Including Templates) Are You Ready To All About Henna? If So You've Come To The Right Place... Haven't tried Henna before? No worries! This book is suited to the absolute beginner that's looking to get started with henna, be it for your own kids or as a side business!. Here's A Preview Of What This Book Contains... An Introduction To Henna How To Find Good Henna (Must Read!) Types of Henna Powder Explained DIY Henna Paste Recipes How To Roll Henna Cones How To Apply Henna To Skin The Right Way Making Basic Mehndi Patterns (Ribbons, Spades, Tails etc.) Mehndi Design Templates To Get You Started! The Key To Keeping Your Henna Darker The Best Wraps & Sealers For Your Henna Art What's The Deal With White Henna? y Final Thoughts And Tips And Much, Much More! Order Your Copy Now & Let's get Started!
Traditional body art in glitter tattoo form! Nine all-original designs are based on popular Indian henna mehndi patterns, including a lotus flower, peacock, elephant with raised trunk, butterfly, and floral paisleys.