Contemporary Landscapes in Mixed
Make your landscape paintings more adventurous with these mixed-media techniques! Popular artist and teacher Soraya French encourages her students to broaden their horizons, and here she gives painters the tools they need to experiment with exciting combinations of acrylics, pastels, and collage. The book is divided into the four seasons, and the particular colors, shapes, patterns, and textures associated with each one; it also explores interesting ways of painting flowers and other details of nature. French explains how to create lively compositions, depict architectural features within the landscape, and even, in some instances, create a narrative. Handy tips, simple projects, and step-by-step demonstrations help artists hone their skills.
- Brand: BATSFORD
- ASIN: 1849943567
Abstract Nature: Painting the natural world with acrylics, watercolour and mixed
Austrian artist Waltraud Nawratil shows you how to combine a love for nature with a passion for expressive painting. It is divided into helpful sections to teach the reader how to use acrylics, watercolours or airbrushing, as well as natural materials such as sand, bark and leaves, to create captivating pictures full of colour and vitality. There is a wealth of stunning abstract pieces by Waltraud which will provide inspiration for more experience painters as well as the beginner. The book covers the variations through all seasons, teaching the reader to see the natural world with creativity and a fresh new perspective.
- Brand: Search Press/Ingram
- ASIN: 1782212388
Expressive Painting in Mixed
Aimed at artists, teachers, and designers in watercolor, oil, pastel, drawing, and collage, this guide teaches and encourages artists to work with more than one medium to create exciting visual and textural effects in paintings Whether you love the vibrancy of pastels, the versatility of acrylics, or the dynamism of collage, this book shows you how to combine them to make a unique piece of art. Alongside Soraya's beautiful paintings, it encourages the artist to express themselves, to experiment with their own creative ideas, and to enjoy the magical potential of painting in mixed media. Materials discussed include gels, pastes, and paper collage, as well as paint, and step-by-step demonstrations explain how to build paintings layer by layer. Included are projects which will help the artist put theories into practice, and the advice offered throughout leads them through techniques while warning against common mistakes. Mixed in are ideas which suggest ways to create a personal visual voice.
- Brand: Books
- ASIN: 1847977987
Art Journey - Abstract Painting: A Celebration of Contemporary
An Inspired Collection of the Best of Abstract Art! Abstract art is a visual language--a riot of color, a profound explosion of texture and shape, a quiet collision of forms. Dynamic works of art can showcase pastel painting, showcase watercolor flowers, or even build off pen and ink drawings. Abstract artists are limited only by their imagination. And through instinct, composition and an inspired color palette, they translate emotions, ideas or experiences into immersive images you want to explore again and again. This book is a stunning volume of more than 100 award-winning abstract works showcasing the colorful and expressive nature of contemporary abstract art. Pieces have been hand-selected from the Pastel Journal's Pastel 100 competitions and The Artist's Magazine's annual competitions, hard-bound to provide years of beauty and enjoyment. Each painting is accompanied by an insightful critique from the artist. You may discover oil painting tips, watercolor techniques, details about creative process, artistic inspiration, and revelations on why abstraction is an important art form. "You need passion and dedication to do abstract work and that is really my best advice to aspiring artists. You have to let your heart and emotion lead you to where you want to go." --Denise Athana...
- Brand: North Light
- ASIN: 1440351600
- UPC: 035313668982
Mixed Media Workshop: A multifaceted approach to creating unique works of art-step by
This 144-page book is filled with inspiring step-by-step mixed-media projects from seven talented artists, each one sharing his or her own unique style and techniques. From collage and artist trading cards to portraits and still lifes, this book encompasses both abstract and fine art approaches to mixed media. First the reader is introduced to traditional painting and drawing tools and materials, and then each artist describes his or her own unconventional ingredients and personal approach to mixed media. Next they guide the reader through several step-by-step projects, each one demonstrating different techniques and components. Aspiring artists will learn how to alter photographs and incorporate them into paintings and collage, how to create three-dimensional texture on a two-dimensional surface, how to balance the fundamentals of art with abstract designs, and even how to create a poem out of a daily newspaper. The lessons in this comprehensive guide will give a beginner all the tools they need to start creating their own unique works of mixed-media art.
- Brand: QUAYSIDE PUBLISHING
- ASIN: 1600582389
Drawing Lab for Mixed-Media Artists:52 Creative Exercises to Make Drawing Fun (Lab
Carla Sonheim is an artist and creativity workshop instructor known for her fun and innovative projects and techniques designed to help adult students recover a more spontaneous, playful approach to creating. Her innovative ideas are now collected and elaborated on in this unique volume. Carla offers a year's worth of assignments, projects, ideas, and techniques that will introduce more creativity and nonsense into your art and life. Drawing Lab for Mixed-Media Artists offers readers a fun way to learn and gain expertise in drawing through experimentation and play. There is no right or wrong result, yet, the readers gain new skills and confidence, allowing them to take their work to a new level.
- ASIN: B004R1PVRA
Sketchbook Explorations: For Mixed-Media and Textile
Embroiderers and textile artists can make the most of their sketchbooks with this practical and inspirational guide to mixed media. Working with a combination of paper, fabric, found objects, pencil, ink, and paint, Shelley Rhodes demonstrates how a sketchbook can act as an illustrated diary for textile artists, and as a starting point for expanding their creative process. She explores the importance and joy of creating a sketchbook; ways to record and investigate inspirational ideas; mixed-media techniques, including layering and three-dimensional sketching; going on location; and using electronic devices to develop projects. Sketchbook Explorations is the ideal companion for both beginners and more experienced artists in search of exciting techniques.
- ASIN: 1849944806
Abstract Acrylics: New approaches to painting nature using acrylics with mixed
Learn how to combine acrylics with mixed-media techniques to create 27 expressive, abstract paintings inspired by nature.Austrian artist Waltraud Nawratil shows you how to combine a love for nature with a passion for expressive abstract painting. The reader will learn how to use acrylics, watercolours or airbrushing, as well as natural materials such as sand, bark and leaves, to create captivating pictures full of colour and vitality.There is a wealth of stunning abstract pieces by Waltraud which will provide inspiration for more experienced painters as well as the beginner. The book covers the variations through the seasons, teaching the reader to see the natural world with creativity and a fresh new perspective.
- Brand: Search Press
- ASIN: 1782216502
Painting Expressive Landscapes: Ideas and Inspiration Using Watercolour with Mixed
A stimulating mix of color and watercolour technique for all skill levels.Strongly influenced by the changing landscape and the border areas hidden in plain sight, Carole Robson's artwork is packed with color, atmosphere, texture and light. An experienced teacher and artist, in this book, Carole explores how to build from basic techniques to producing wonderful expressive and semi-abstract landscapes that combine watercolor with other watersoluble media and collage material.The book includes essential information on composition and her sources of inspiration, with a section on how to use and gain confidence with your tools while discovering stunning color palettes and abstraction methods.
- Brand: Search Press
- ASIN: 1782215530
Acrylic Solutions: Exploring Mixed Media Layer by
Fresh new ways to create fabulous paintings with mixed media techniques!Acrylic Solutions provides the "hows" behind a multitude of effects you've admired in other artists' works--and then some! Based on the popular online teaching collaboration of Chris Cozen and Julie Prichard, this book illustrates a wealth of layering methods and techniques. Mix and match to achieve countless variations, building layer upon layer to create unique and wonderfully complex abstract art.Learn more than 30 step-by-step techniques for developing texture and visual interest, including collage, monoprinting, carving, color blocking, paint skins, raised stencils, glazing and so much more.Chapters explore the phases of a multi-layered painting, from surface preparation through adding structure, developing complexity and adding finishing touches.Follow the development of two paintings as each layer adds to the finished result, with tons of additional artwork throughout.Gain insight on how to make paints, mediums and grounds work for you. Embracing a spirit of freedom and spontaneity, Acrylic Solutions is a stimulating guide for contemporary artists of any skill level. Beginners will learn how to make visually compelling paintings from start to finish, while more experienced artists will find the tools a...
- Brand: Books
- ASIN: 1440321124
- UPC: 035313654947
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