Buena Vista : A Colouring Book for Lovers of all Things Spanish Paperback / softback
In this unique colouring book for adults, Lizzie Mary Cullen takes you on a cultural exploration of Spain.
Trace your pencil through iconic urban spaces, elegant patterns, peaceful landscapes and elaborate stained glass rosettes as part of an immersive journey through Spanish heritage.
Get ready to gild, decorate and bring to life exquisite details of Spanish life, both historic and modern. Over 80 of the most poignant and definitive Spanish proverbs provide the inspiration and an enchanting background to Lizzie's unforgettable illustrations.
Through colouring in you will reveal hidden objects that allude to the proverbs as you lose yourself to the pleasure of discovering the beauty of all things Spanish. Lizzie's unique style rooted in pyschogeography and urban cartography has resulted in lavish interpretations and new perspectives on iconic images, but never cliched so that you are free to interpret the work in your own colouring style. Whether you are a fan of Lizzie's previous books, Magical Cities and Magical Christmas, a student or a teacher of Spanish, or simply looking for art therapy or a digital detox, you'll enjoy the originality and beauty of Buena Vista! And with thick, sumptuous paper as your canvas, you'll no doubt want to showcase your artwork as a beautiful coffee table book or framed images for your wall once you've completed your journey. Buena Vista! is the second title in a brand-new colouring book series celebrating the uniqueness and beauty of world cultures through their landscapes and decor. Go beyond colouring in... They say a picture is worth a 1000 words... Colouring in promotes focus and mindfulness. Through completing the carefully constructed and researched images, you will gain insights into Spanish life, learn about the places, the art and architecture, the relics, the regions, and even the language.
Proverbs are like windows into a culture, encapsulating its cultural knowledge and values.
Each hidden object alludes to the proverb, giving you a memory hook for remembering it.
With a Bilingual glossary in back, you will pick up the language at the heart of Spanish culture.
An index references the specific details of each image.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 96 pages
- Publisher: John Murray Press
- Publication Date: 08/09/2016
- Category: Language teaching & learning (other than ELT)
- ISBN: 9781473640191