DIY Henna Tattoos: Learn Decorative Patterns, Draw Modern Designs and Create Everyday Body Art

DIY Henna Tattoos: Learn Decorative Patterns, Draw Modern Designs and Create Everyday Body Art

by Aroosa Shahid

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ISBN-13: 9781612438238
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication date: 05/29/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 940,413
File size: 185 MB
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About the Author

Aroosa Shahid is a passionate henna artist who is also presently engaged in the social services and care industry. Her journey into the art of henna began at the age of 14 while doodling on herself and family members. She loves to draw up designs, DIY projects and travelling. Aroosa Shahid holds a BSC in Psychology and Human Health from Heriot Watt University. She finds Henna art to be incredibly therapeutic and calming. She lives with her Husband in the UK. Inspiring henna designs from Aroosa can be found at Instagram (@aroosa_shahid) and video tutorials at

Table of Contents

Section I Basics

Chapter 1 Introduction 8

Chapter 2 Supplies and Tools 10

How to make henna paste 11

How to roll a cellophane cone 14

Aftercare and achieving dark henna stains 16

Chapter 3 Basic Elements and Techniques 18

Section II Henna Tattoos

Chapter 4 Simple and Easy Henna Designs 22

Simple design 23

Simple swirly design 25

Delicate floral henna design 27

Easy jewelery-inspired design 29

Earring-inspired motifs 30

Simple florals 33

Netting and florals design 34

Floral grid fill 37

Flower motif and bold leaves 39

Detailed fingers 40

Quick flower design 42

Simple strip design 45

Elegant design on side of hand 47

Simple modern design 48

Modern flower and paisley design 51

Simple roses and dots design 52

Paisley peacocks 54

Intricate wrist design 56

Chapter 5 Detail and Intricacy 58

Simple mandala design 59

Semi mandalas 63

Semicircle strip design 65

Intricate mandala design 66

Roses and leaves motif 68

Detailed mandala-style motif 71

Reverse negative space design 72

Indian-style flowers and vines 74

Negative space netting 76

Elaborate strip design 78

Intricate strip design 80

Moroccan-style henna 83

Moroccan-style wrist design 86

Arabic-style henna 88

Arabic flowers and netting 90

Bold florals 92

Florals and leaves design 94

Florals and fills 97

Chapter 6 Complex and Highly Intricate Designs 98

Arabian Gulf-style henna 99

Intricate Indian design 101

Filled hand design 103

Classic full-palm design 105

Netting and leaves design 108

Structured floral design 110

Peacock motif and fills 113

Structured henna design 114

Bridal henna design 116

Bridal henna design on palm 118

Chapter 7 Henna-Patterned Phone Cases 120

Henna art using acrylic paints 121

Silver and turquoise phone case 122

Golden mandalas phone case 124

Red and gold henna design phone case 126

Acknowledgments 128

About the Author 128

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