Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Uma Recommends "Mehndi for the Inspired Artist"

Mehndi for the Inspired Artist by Heather Caunt-Nulton (Author), Alex Morgan (Author), Iqra Qureshi (Author), and Sonia Sumaira (Author).

What image comes to your mind when you think of Mehndi? This plant-based dye, also called henna, is used on the skin to create intricate designs. Primarily meant for girls/women, brides in India wear mehndi on their hands and legs as part of the wedding look. Mehndi often signifies a celebration or rite of passage and wedding guests may also wear mehndi. This tradition is not just seen in the Indian culture, but in many other cultures around the world as well.

"Mehndi for the Inspired Artist" presents artists with a step by step approach for creating a variety of traditional and modern mehndi designs.  Artists can learn to incorporate their designs into DIY art projects for a personal touch. This is a perfect holiday gift for your loved ones this season - you can create mehndi designs on candles, mason jars, jewelry and stationary.  This book, with contemporary mehndi designs, is sure to inspire henna enthusiasts and artists of all ages!


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