Mixed Media Techniques For Art Journaling

Author: Kristy Conlin
Editor: North Light Books
ISBN: 9781440329135
Size: 17,43 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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There's Art Journaling Magic Right Inside This Book. And you're going to make it. It's time to take your art journal to the next level and Mixed Media Techniques for Art Journaling: A Workbook of Collage, Transfers and More will help you do that and much more. In this collection are some of the most inspired mixed-media art journaling techniques and projects, and you'll want to do them all. Fortunately for you, there's space right inside this book to do just that. So what kind of amazing ideas might you find? How about image transfers, layered and textured backgrounds, journal necklaces, journal swaps and more? These plus inspiration and encouragement to experiment and adapt them to your style await you. But most importantly, you can get started right now! What are you waiting for? This journal won't fill itself! Inside Mixed Media Techniques for Art Journaling You'll Find: More than 25 step-by-step demonstrations for mixed-media techniques like inkblot drawing, artist trading cards and making your own journals. Tips and prompts for using your journal as a springboard for art outside the journal. Dozens of textured pages for planning, practicing and journaling inside the book. Contributing Artists Include: Traci Bautista, author of Collage Unleashed and Doodles Unleashed. Sheri Gaynor, author of Creative Awakenings. The Journal Fodder Junkies (Eric M. Scott and David R. Modler), authors of Journal Fodder 365 and The Journal Junkies Workshop. Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran Wilson, authors of Image Transfer Workshop and Mixed Media Revolutions. The magic of mixed media is inside this book. Now go make it your own.

Art Journal Courage

Author: Dina Wakley
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440333785
Size: 10,15 MB
Format: PDF
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Gather Your Art Journal Supplies: • Journal • Pens • Paint • Courage! Discover the techniques and courage you need to journal bravely! With Dina's help, you'll begin by working through any fears you have of using your own handwriting. You'll get journaling prompts and techniques to help you develop a handwriting style you'll love and words you'll want to write! Then, you'll move onto drawing: you'll learn not only how to train your hand, but also how to appreciate your own unique drawing ability. As you continue through the eight chapters, you will learn additional mixed-media techniques to help you overcome your fears of new materials, using photos of yourself, creating layers, working without a plan and much more. Put your worries aside and create fearlessly! You'll find: • Eight common journaling fears dispelled • Twenty techniques to give you art journal courage • Dozens of colorful art journal pages to inspire your own art

Art Journal Your Archetypes

Author: Gabrielle Javier-Cerulli
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 144034275X
Size: 11,62 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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It's true, isn't it? You have a burning desire to express yourself. But to be successful, confident and happy, you need to know yourself, your true self. That's where archetypes come in. An archetype is a symbolic representation of the repeated patterns of behavior that make you who you are, the driving forces behind your being. Maybe you're a Rebel or a Seeker? Maybe you are both. Or are you a Visionary? How about a Student? The better you know yourself, the stronger, more resonant and more authentic your art. And where else to practice expressing your newly discovered self than in an art journal--a place where you are free to create with no rules, no wrongs. Art journaling is a colorful, non-critical way to explore your archetypes. In this unique book, you will learn processes for discovering your core archetypes and using that knowledge to create highly personal visual expressions, all the while embracing the personal revelations and creative breakthroughs that result. • A fun 33-question quiz will help you discover and embrace your guiding archetypes. • Find out how 11 professional artists draw on their archetypes as inspiration for their art journal pages. • Follow along with 26 step-by-step demonstrations to learn how to use altered magazine images, layered stencils, Gelli Plate printing and other awesome mixed-media art techniques to enhance your art journal pages. No matter what your experience level, you will learn how to use your guiding archetypes as inspiration. Whatever your motivation for opening this book, you will discover a fun, creative path to gaining confidence, happiness and clarity in every aspect of your life.

101 Mixed Media Techniques

Author: Cherril Doty
Editor: Walter Foster Publishing
ISBN: 163322693X
Size: 17,37 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Creative Paint Workshop For Mixed Media Artists

Author: Ann Baldwin
Editor: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1616734698
Size: 13,65 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Whether you have formal training in painting or no experience at all, this workshop-style book is the perfect guide for any artist interested in integrating the medium of paint into other types of artwork such as surface design, mixed media, collage, altered art, or art journaling. Creative Paint Workshop for Mixed-Media Artists explores a wide variety of innovative and experimental paint techniques that can add stunning visual impact and texture to many types of work. —Develop your sense of composition and learn new approaches to abstract design. —Experiment with texture effects, collage, inclusions, and encaustic. —Learn how to use the latest new products to achieve magical effects. —See how to use digital imagery, including how to do transfers with wax. —Be inspired by the work of a wide variety of cutting edge, mixed-media artists and experimental painters.

Amplified Art

Author: Kass Hall
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440342814
Size: 15,94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Create art with a visual impact! Discover how to express yourself loud and proud with the help of Amplified Art. In this fiercely fun technique book, you'll learn to create art journal pages that pop, using step-by-step instruction for adding arresting color, high contrast graphic elements and dynamic hand-lettering! • Learn an easy method for creating your own collage papers using the Gelli Plate, stencils, paint, stamps and more • Develop visually-grabbing handwritten fonts • Create whimsical faces (even if you think you can't draw a face!) • Experiment with processes for working in both black and white as well as limited color palettes and more Experiment, play and express yourself boldly with Amplified Art!

The Complete Book Of Mixed Media Art

Author: Walter Foster Creative Team
Editor: Walter Foster Jr
ISBN: 1633223434
Size: 19,53 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Featuring a wide variety of mixed media techniques, including drawing and painting, stamping, stitching, ephemera, encaustics, collaging, journaling, and more, The Complete Book of Mixed Media Art is the perfect resource for artists exploring the many ways they can expand their artistic horizons with mixed media art. Each technique is presented with simple step-by-step examples of how to wield basic art tools and materials to effect both traditional and cutting-edge mixed media concepts. Artists will not only learn a variety of new concepts and techniques, but also discover how to apply them within their own mixed media projects. With so many techniques to choose from, The Complete Book of Mixed Media Art will inspire artists of all skill levels to explore the many ways they can get started with the ever-evolving, ever-popular mixed media art form.

Inner Hero Creative Art Journal

Author: Quinn McDonald
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440329559
Size: 11,20 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Dear Inner Critic, meet your inner heroes! As a creative person, you are familiar with the critic--that nagging presence in your head that is always trying to point out your shortcomings. But there is hope: Your inner heroes are also always with you at your worktable. Through the creation of your personal Inner Hero Creative Art Journal (a series of loose-leaf cards, each with a new mixed-media technique), you will invite an inner conversation that will illuminate your best self. Your inner Scribe, Tarot Reader, Alchemist, Gardener and Wise Woman each long to be introduced to your inner critic and to show you a positive and more supportive perspective. Those who wish to step up to their inner critic will soon hear a gentler voice. • Overcome negative self-talk--Each chapter introduces a variety of ideas and exercises to release your inner heroes. • Discover a new format--Loose-leaf watercolor pages become art-journaled cards you will use over and over again to make meaning of your journey. • Mixed media techniques--Discover art-making techniques using inks, photos, watercolors, fabric, eggshells and more to use in your own art journaling. • Additional online content--Links to downloadable worksheets and inspiring variations are sprinkled throughout the book. Step out of the critic's shade and into the warmth and comfort of your own creative light.

Creative Wildfire

Author: LK Ludwig
Editor: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1610580958
Size: 18,59 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Art journaling is a vital activity for artists who need a place to experiment, draw, paint, document ideas, and continue an interior dialog. This lush, visual book is a must-have volume for both beginning and experienced art journalers. Each chapter presents crucial, basic information for how to get started, and is layered with in-depth sidebars and activities covering advanced techniques, approaches to working, as well as interviews with well-known journaling artists.

Journal Spilling

Author: Trout. Diana
Editor: North Light Books
ISBN: 9781600613197
Size: 18,25 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Go ahead—make a mess! There are no lines to stay inside of here. You're free to quiet your inner critic and spill color (as well as your thoughts) all over the page. Author Diana Trout offers a double-dose of encouragement for you to try out new techniques, to ask yourself new questions and to see how safe of a place your private journal can truly be. Whether you've been carrying around an art journal for years, or have been waiting for just the right push, in the pages of Journal Spilling you will learn new ways with mixed media as well as new insights about yourself. Step-by-step instruction will make the process easy and you'll explore such techniques as: Using salt, alcohol and wax paper as resists for watercolor "Spilling" color over your page with the help of watercolor crayons Creating unique lines and shapes with a fun ink-blowing technique Making secret pockets and flaps for storing wishes and private reflections Carving and stamping with hand-carved stamps, making your pages even more personal Getting out of a writing rut with prompts and inspiring exercises and much more Find out just how fulfilling using creative expression in your personal journal can be and let Journal Spilling be the friend to offer you support for each page you create.