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FREE Pattern: Slouchy Cat Hat from Cat Knits

We have another free hat knitting pattern for you. This time is a Slouchy Cat Hat from our book Cat Knits. This hat knitting pattern is perfect for this wintery weather and of course, is stylish.   Cat Knits is the ultimate cat lover’s collection of knitting patterns for garments and accessories. If you love […]

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Introduction to Botanical Painting

Join Botanical artist Rachel Pedder Smith for this introduction to botanical illustration and learn how to build up layers of watercolour to create an almost photo-like painting of a bell pepper. This course is brought to you by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in partnership with David and Charles. Watercolour has always been the predominant […]

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The Anti-Burnout Journal is here!

The Anti-Burnout Journal is here to help you battle burnout! Have you ever felt burnt out? Chances are, someone else you know has too. Since 2017, searches related to burnout have risen on average 41% annually with over 77% of employees saying they’ve experienced ‘burnout’. Bex Spiller is a former burnt-out entrepreneur who is getting ready […]

Painting Expressive Roses in Watercolour

This online course from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is brought to you in partnership with David and Charles and is launching soon. You can embark on a journey into impressionistic watercolour – a loose and flowing form of painting that will help you capture the charm and glow of the most popular of all flowers. In this fine-art […]

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Capturing the Inner Beauty of Flowers in Pen and Ink

This online course from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is brought to you in partnership with David and Charles and is launching soon. You can embark on a journey into botanical illustration – a very enjoyable art form that requires attention to detail, focussing your attention on the astounding variation found in nature. Pen and […]

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Call for Submissions: Wellbeing Books

We have been delighted to welcome a new member to the team this week, with Lizzie Kaye joining us as a commissioning editor for our emerging wellbeing publishing list. Lizzie is a former commissioning editor at Unbound, where she published illustrated titles and graphic novels with a focus on market trends. In June 2020, she […]

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Magical Metal Clay, the hobby to start today!

If you are tempted to start a new hobby. We might have something exciting for you. Jewellery making can be an incredibly therapeutic hobby that can help you to unwind after a long day. Imagine creating your favourite earrings whilst curled up on the sofa. That sounds quite relaxing, right? You can also unleash your […]