Artful Adventures In Mixed Media

Author: Nathalie Kalbach
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440348367
Size: 17,22 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Create Remarkable Art out of What Inspires You! Get ready to create extraordinary mixed-media art! This artful adventure is accessible to everyone, no matter your skill level. Whenever you take a stroll through your neighborhood, travel or are just out in nature, you're on an artful adventure. By learning how to actively collect and record what you observe and how you feel as you explore, you can transform these experiences into inspiration for making your artwork truly unique. Learn how to make ironwork in Athens into a reusable stencil, how to make the edges of a natural geyser into colorful layers of textured gesso and how to imprint Alice's white rabbit on a colorful art journal spread. Each art tutorial inside is designed to teach you to seek your own inspiration and incorporate fresh ideas in your work. With Artful Adventures in Mixed Media, you will paint, layer and collage your way to beautiful, meaningful art! Inside you'll find: • A basic supply list, including how to build a personalized art-on-the-go kit • Tips and step-by-step instruction for getting the most out of your artful adventure • Mixed media art techniques, including collage, visual layering, textured painting, photo manipulation and even using embroidery floss

Adventures In Mixed Media Art

Author: Amy Jones
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 144033689X
Size: 15,11 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Are you inspired by mixed-media art but don't know where to start? Adventures in Mixed Media Art is the ultimate guidebook for embarking on your own creative adventure! Featuring 20 favorite mixed-media projects from the bestselling North Light backlist, this "best of the best" collection will motivate any would-be artist to start creating! Beginning with motivational readings, you will discover and learn to refine your creative energy by discovering what inspires you. Then you are ready to create your very own art journal using guided mixed-media techniques, including hand lettering and basic painting and collage techniques. When you're ready to create and refine your signature style, you'll start creating canvas paintings, collages and assemblage pieces based on projects from popular mixed-media artists like Dina Wakley, Mary Beth Shaw, and more. Even if your project doesn't turn out as planned, the book includes helpful tips and techniques for repurposing those pieces into a new work of art you can proudly display. The book also includes collaborative projects so you can encourage others to start their own Adventures in Mixed Media!

101 Mixed Media Techniques

Author: Cherril Doty
Editor: Walter Foster Publishing
ISBN: 163322693X
Size: 11,10 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In 101 Mixed Media Techniques, artists of all backgrounds and skill levels will learn and explore fun, cutting-edge techniques in the popular genre of mixed media art. Mixed media enthusiasts will enjoy learning the essential concepts for creating their own mixed media art—whether they are experienced in its approaches or just starting out. 101 Mixed Media Techniques features a wide variety of traditional and eclectic techniques, including drawing and painting, stamping, stitching, using photos, prepping backgrounds, working with wax, using different kinds of inks, collaging, journaling, and working with encaustics. Multiple ways to use each technique are provided to inspire and nurture creative freedom in every artist. Each technique is presented in a step-by-step format, beginning with an overview of the required tools and materials. The instructions are straightforward and approachable, so artists of all levels can master them with ease. The engaging and accessible format caters to individual learning preferences, allowing artists to focus on a single technique or several at a time. Readers will not only learn a variety of techniques, but will also discover new ideas and inspiration for using the techniques in their own projects. With so many options to choose from, 101 Mixed Media Techniques has something for every artist and is sure to inspire new forms of creativity.

Fabric Art Collage 40 Mixed Media Techniques

Author: Rebekah Meier
Editor: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1607051214
Size: 18,42 MB
Format: PDF
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Mix It Up with Dozens of Exciting New Ways to Create Mixed-Media Fabric Art. Everything you ever wanted to know about mixed-media fabric collage - the techniques, the supplies, the fun of creating! Learn more than 40 original techniques, each illustrated with step-by-step photos. Find out which products work best for each technique. Test-drive your new skills with 5 small quilt projects. Have you ever melted crayons onto muslin? Painted wool felt with bleach? Heat-embossed quilt batting using lace? Rebekah Meier has, and she shows you how to create fabulous fabric collages with these techniques and many, many more.

Mixed Media Masterpieces With Jenny Aaron

Author: Jenny Heid
Editor: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 1624140300
Size: 10,34 MB
Format: PDF
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Mixed Media Masterpieces with Jenny & Aaron by Jenny Heid & Aaron Nieradka Craft One-of-a-Kind Art Journals and Mixed Media Keepsakes Jenny and Aaron of Everyday is a Holiday help you create vibrant art journals and unique mixed media pieces with this easy-to-follow guide. With eye-catching projects true to Jenny and Aaron's quirky style, you'll have fully-formed pieces of art to display in your home, gift to friends or even wear as jewelry. Projects include an art journal page dedicated to your favorite place, mini faux doughnuts to display in your kitchen or make into magnets, a graffiti-style portrait of a retro pinup girl, and a necklace that allows you to wear elements from your favorite art journal pages. In the end you'll have awe-inspiring results that'll reflect your artistic vision and personality, and have you smiling every time you see them.

Artful Alphabets

Author: Joanne Sharpe
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440353123
Size: 12,93 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Create uniquely artful words with secrets from Joanne Sharpe! Joanne Sharpe--author of the popular book The Art of Whimsical Lettering--has gathered together 55 of her favorite hand-drawn alphabets for this light-hearted collection. Follow simple illustrated steps to replicate each style...no lengthy instructions or extensive practice required. Any "imperfections" only add to their charm! Try your hand at letterforms inspired by feathers, flowers, postage stamps, vintage type, doodles, taxi cabs, chalkboards and more. Equally exciting are the variety of media used, from colored pencils and markers to paints and inks. Looking to add an artful touch to the world around you? These letters are perfect for personalizing anything from family calendars and daily planners to wall art, art journals, cards and one-of-a-kind gifts. You can even use the techniques and inspiration in this book to invent completely original alphabets of your own. With this A to Z guide, there's no limit to the statements you can make! • Awesome alphabets--55 in all, ranging from basic block and stick letters to fanciful illustrated fonts • Beginner-friendly instructions--Each alphabet is broken down into just a few simple steps • Creative variety of tools and media--pens, markers, brushes, inks, paints, colored pencils, fountain pens, cardstock and much more

Creative Pilgrimage

Author: Jenny Doh
Editor: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1610581938
Size: 17,27 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Join 14 very special artists on a Creative Pilgrimage as they share exciting projects that they teach through the various art retreat venues from across the nation. As they teach their special projects, we experience what it's like to learn from this celebrated cohort of talented artists. Hear their unique perspectives about the importance of teaching—a process where through sharing knowledge, they also gain knowledge and develop community. Featured artists include: —Alisa Burke —Julie Haymaker Thompson —Lisa Kaus —Mary Beth Shaw —Maya Donenfeld —Roxanne Padgett —Sarah Ahearn Bellemare —Stephanie Jones Rubiano —Tracie Lyn Huskamp —Heather Smith Jones —Carla Sonheim —Mati Rose McDonough —Alma Stoller —Flora Bowley Peppered throughout the book are snapshots that give us a glimpse of some of the most amazing art retreats from across the nation. They are: —Squam Art Workshops —The Makerie —Artfest —An Artful Journey —Artistic Bliss —Valley Ridge Art Studio —Art & Soul —Silver Bella You'll get a special behind-the-scenes look at these special gatherings from the unique points of view of the coordinators, students, and instructors alike. Take a leap of faith into your quest to learn, teach, grow, and create with Creative Pilgrimage!

Daring Adventures In Paint

Author: Mati Rose McDonough
Editor:
ISBN: 1592537707
Size: 18,68 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Daring Adventures in Paint is a colorful, whimsical adventure of a book that explores inspirational paint and mixed-media techniques. Written by the well-loved artist/illustrator/blogger Mati Rose McDonough, this book's approach to making art is a bit like uncovering a hidden treasure, a treasure that resides within each aspiring artist. Through a myriad of both practical applications and creative exercises, Mati shows artists how to "find their magic"—the place of confidence from which they can access the vision of what they want to share with the world.