Mehndi: The Art Of Henna Body Painting by Carine FabiusMehndi: The Art Of Henna Body Painting by Carine Fabius

Mehndi: The Art Of Henna Body Painting

byCarine Fabius

Paperback | April 1, 1999

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The magical art of mehndi, or henna painting, has been practiced for centuries in India, Africa, and the Middle East, and now it has finally arrived in the West. Packed with inspirational photographs of traditional andcontemporary mehndi, this complete resource offers everything you need to create your own beautiful hennadesigns, including:
dozens of practice exercises and sample illustrations
a foolproof recipe for mixing the henna paste
step-by-step instructions on how to apply your mehndi design
insider's tips from professional mehndi artists and more!
Carine Fabius came from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to the United States when she was eight years old, and now lives in Los Angeles. Fabius is an author, blogger, art dealer, freelance museum curator, jewelry designer, and co-owner of Lakaye Studio, which manufactures all-natural temporary tattoo kits.
Title:Mehndi: The Art Of Henna Body PaintingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 7.6 × 5 × 0.31 inPublished:April 1, 1999Publisher:Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0609803190

ISBN - 13:9780609803196

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A fully illustrated guide to the traditional Indian art of henna body painting--a popular method of dazzling and nonpermanent body adornment--this book offers dozens of traditional and nontraditional ideas for decorative body painting.