Creating a Japanese Garden by Peter Chan

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Draw inspiration from a colorful photographic tour of outstanding examples, and follow a master designer as he goes one step at a time through the entire process of constructing a unique Courtyard, Strolling, and Zen Garden. Each project includes illustrated instructions, and covers an assortment of garden elements such as rocks, water, plants, fences, ladders, stepping stones, lanterns, and gates.
 

About Peter Chan

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Henry Selick is the director of such acclaimed animated films as THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS and JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH. MOONGIRL, Henry Selick's first book for children, is based on the award-winning short film of the same name. He lives in Portland, Oregon. Peter Chan has designed and storyboarded numerous films, including LEMONY SNICKET'S A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS, HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE, and ANTZ. About MOONGIRL, he says, "Collaborating with Henry Selick was a great opportunity. Creating the visuals for the film and book was thoroughly enjoyable because this story has such heart and imagination." Peter Chan lives on San Juan Island in Washington State. Courtney Booker's paintings have been exhibited in galleries around the U.S. She also works in the animated film industry, most recently on the feature films FINDING NEMO and THE INCREDIBLES. This is her first book. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
 
Published September 1, 2003 by PRC Publishing. 176 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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