Homemade Soaps for Beginners: The Ultimate Natural and Organic Soap Making Guide (Paperback)

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The Crafty Guide to Soap Making Janet Brooks, is sold on soap The soap making whiz enjoys creating unique, handcrafted soaps to use, give, and sell at local crafts festivals and now she's breaking down the complex business of soap making so you can join in on the fun. Janet's expert advice will help you whip up batches of heavenly-smelling, therapeutic, and skin-nourishing soaps that are free of unnecessary additives and harsh chemicals. Once you've cooked up a batch of Chocolate Chip Cookie Soap, Chocolate Lovers Exfoliating Soap, and other delectable soaps, there's no turning back Because this guide is geared towards soap making newbies, Janet guides readers through the history of soap making before moving on to more practical matters--such as describing the four main types of soap making procedures and the equipment you need to purchase when you first get started. Janet discuss the fundamental differences between commercial soap and homemade soap and the pros and cons of specific soap making procedures so readers can determine which one works best for their needs. For practical reasons, Janet does not include instructions on how to make soap using the least favored home-crafting method--the hot process. Do you know how to color a soap blue or beige? Do you know how to make hand milled soap or make soap smell like an orange? What about safety? You'll find the answer to those essential soap making questions, and many others, between the pages of this crafty, comprehensive soap-making guide.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781634284233
ISBN-10: 1634284232
Publisher: Mojo Enterprises
Publication Date: August 30th, 2014
Pages: 82
Language: English

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New Hope for American Art

                                               New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools. 

In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:

  • Daniel Garber
  • Edward Redfield
  • George Sotter
  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
  • Henry Snell
  • William F. Taylor
  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
  • Clarence Johnson
  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • Walter Baum
  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
  • Charles Evans
  • Josef Zenk

New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.