Art Therapy : Use Your Creativity to De-Stress
About the book
Readers can start to relax with this sophisticated anti-stress colouring, doodling and drawing book. From creating free-flowing lines and swirls to shading in intricate patterns, every illustration in this book has been carefully crafted so that even amateur artists can enjoy the satisfaction of creating something of exceptional beauty. Everyone will benefit from the stress-relieving effect that increased focus and creativity can provide. There are no rules or complicated step-by-step instructions in these pages and no need for expensive art and craft supplies. Readers can simply scribble, scrawl and shade to their hearts' content.
An adult colouring book like no other with gorgeous, detailed patterns and drawings, designs and doodles. The perfect distraction to remove stress or just enjoy Western Morning News
Beautiful... just oozes appeal as soon as you pick it up Let Them Be Small blog I would recommend this book to anyone who has a creative flair and suffers from stress - five stars Whats Good To Do blog
Richard Merritt Biography
Richard Wayne Merritt (born September 26, 1967) is an American LGBT activist, adult film actor, writer, and attorney. Merritt has been a public figure since he was featured on the cover of The New York Times Magazine on June 28, 1998, in an article by Jennifer Egan entitled Uniforms In The Closet: The Shadow Life Of A Gay Marine.
Early lifeMerritt was born in Greenville, South Carolina to fundamentalist Christian parents. Merritt attended the elementary and secondary schools of Bob Jones University. During his high school summers he worked in various positions at The Wilds, a fundamentalist Christian camp. He attended Bob Jones University for two years and in 1988 transferred to Clemson University.
United States Marine CorpsSoon after his eighteenth birthday, Merritt enlisted in the United States Marine Corps (the Marine Forces Reserve) and in January 1986 he shipped off to Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. After completing boot camp he attended a brief occupational school at the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. Merritt returned to Greenville where he joined his Marine Corps Reserve unit, a company of ammunition technicians. Merritt attained the rank of sergeant in May 1990, but because he was transitioning to the officer program, he did not deploy to Operation Desert Storm with the reserve unit. Merritt left the Marines in August 1998.
Adult filmsWhile in the Marine corps, Merritt appeared in 5 adult films under the stage name Danny Orlis.
LawIn August 1998 Merritt enrolled at the University of Southern California Law School in Los Angeles and graduated with a Juris Doctor in May 2001. He was a summer associate at the LA office of the international law firm Jones Day and became an associate after law school. He was admitted to the California Bar Association in December 2001. In late 2003 Merritt's father was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal disease known also as Lou Gehrig's disease. The diagnosis and the nature of the illness prompted Merritt to give up his San Diego law practice in early 2004 and return to the South to be near his family in this time of crisis. He obtained employment at the former Powell Goldsten, an Atlanta law firm now part of Bryan Cave. His father died in 2005 and a year later Merritt moved to New York where currently he works as an attorney in Manhattan.
FundamentalismAccording to his memoir, Marine Corps boot camp at Parris Island was the first time he had any significant experience away from the fundamentalist enclave of Greenville and the BJU campus. During basic training his rack mate was Catholic, the first time he had befriended someone outside his faith. Bob Jones University has in its past had racially discriminatory rules. At boot camp, Merritt had an African-American drill instructor, the first time a black man had been in authority ov ... Read full biography
|Authors:||Richard Merritt Hannah Davies Cindy Wilde|
|Publisher:||Michael O'Mara Books Ltd|
|Languages:||| English ||
|Publication date:||May 4, 2015|
|First Publication Date:||None|
|Publication City/Country:||London, United Kingdom|