Abstracts In Acrylic and Ink: A Playful Painting Workshop

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North Light Books #ad - Splatter, stamp, scrape, repeat. In this book, the successful, self-taught artist helps you "dive in with an open mind and fearless heart. Everything inside is geared toward kick-starting your creativity:An exciting series of 22 fun-to-follow, step-by-step projects. A tantalizing variety of approaches and inspirations for applying and manipulating paint, ink, pencils, paper, crayons, photos and more.

Quick and loose exercises for building a library of ideas, color palettes, patterns and designs to use in future paintings. Loads of practical advice, the five must-haves mediums, including how to stock your studio without going broke, and how to finish and protect your artwork. For beginners eager to get to the "good stuff" and for artists looking to expand their repertoire, it just doesn't get any better.

Abstracts In Acrylic and Ink: A Playful Painting Workshop #ad - Every action-packed page will have you trying something new and pushing your boundaries! make marbled acrylic skins * Add a stain * Discover instant gratification with Yupo paper * Achieve the wonderfully aged look of image transfers * Play with graffiti-style art * Experiment with gel mediums * Incorporate non-commercial add-ins like eggshells and netting * Create incredible abstract landscapes and cityscapes * And so much more! North Light Books.

. A quick-start guide to beautifully layered and textured abstracts! While there are many approaches to painting abstract art, Jodi Ohl's philosophy is to simply start.

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Abstract Explorations in Acrylic Painting: Fun, Creative and Innovative Techniques

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North Light Books #ad - 10 like a diving board for creativity, Abstract Explorations in Acrylic Painting will help you plunge joyfully into artmaking. Use razor blades and applicator bottles to create distinctive linework. Discover fresh takes on stenciling, sponging, making and working with gesso. At the heart of the book, 8 start-to-finish painting projects put it all together.

Heavily illustrated and filled with exciting ideas you won't find anywhere else, Abstract Explorations in Acrylic Painting will inspire you to paint, experiment, play. And come away with some of your best work yet! North Light Books. With the belief that an attitude of playfulness is key to artistic growth, award-winning acrylic artist Jo Toye leads you on an engaging workshop-style adventure filled with innovative techniques, inventive approaches and breakthrough results.

Abstract Explorations in Acrylic Painting: Fun, Creative and Innovative Techniques #ad - Work Small. Start by discovering how working on a small canvas yields big payoffs. Achieve wonderfully original patterns using resist pens, mouth atomizers and India ink. When you don't have anything to lose but a few minutes and a little piece of paper, you'll find that you paint more fearlessly, absorb new concepts faster and enjoy yourself more.

Step-by-Step Instruction. Experiment with clear Tar Gel, pour paint with pipettes, work over top a "failed" painting.

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Abstract Painting: The Elements of Visual Language

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Jane Davies Publications #ad - Abstract painting: the elements of Visual Language examines and articulates a vocabulary of visual elements from which you build images, abstract or otherwise. Generously illustrated with over 200 color images, this book will open your eyes to a whole new way of seeing your paintings as they develop, allowing you to be more personally expressive and authentic in your artistic expression.

. North Light Books. As you examine line, you become more aware of the elements that make up a painting, shape, depth, pattern, texture, and color in detail, and better able to observe your own work without judgment and self-criticism.

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Abstract Art Painting: Expressions in Mixed Media

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North Light Books #ad - You'll learn how to explore the use of color theory in abstraction and to use underpainting to bring structure and depth to your art. In addition you'll begin to understand how to work in a series and how this can help you develop your own personal style. A sampling of what you'll add to your creative toolbox:pastel and acrylic techniques to use to complete your own paintingsThe benefits of expressing your ideas abstractlyHow to loosen up by using your nondominant hand and drawing to musicWays to express emotions through mark-makingUsing color and symbolism for expressionWorking with photos for inspirationTips for using color studies Step into your own abstract frame of mind today! North Light Books.

Would you love to take your art in a new direction?In Abstract Art Painting, intuitive excitement, you will enter a realm of tactile, combining pastel and acrylic to achieve results as unique as you are.

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Contemporary Landscapes in Mixed Media

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Batsford #ad - The book is divided into the four seasons, patterns, and the particular colors, shapes, and textures associated with each one; it also explores interesting ways of painting flowers and other details of nature. North Light Books. Make your landscape paintings more adventurous with these mixed-media techniques! Popular artist and teacher Soraya French encourages her students to broaden their horizons, pastels, and here she gives painters the tools they need to experiment with exciting combinations of acrylics, and collage.

Contemporary Landscapes in Mixed Media #ad - French explains how to create lively compositions, and even, depict architectural features within the landscape, in some instances, create a narrative. Handy tips, simple projects, and step-by-step demonstrations help artists hone their skills. Batsford.

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Expressive Flower Painting: Simple Mixed Media Techniques for Bold Beautiful Blooms

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Quarry Books #ad - Get nose to bloom with one of the most beloved subjects of painters for generations of artists with Expressive Flower Painting and master pedals, colors, stems, and more. This exciting book is an in-depth expansion of Lynn's class called Big Bold Bloom Wild Painting, with additional content. Expressive flower painting covers mark making, how to do "spin drawings, working from life, layering techniques, " color methods, painted backgrounds, and how to successfully combine a wide variety of media for the maximum effect.

It's almost always one of the first things someone tries to paint--center, free, voila! Expressive Flower Painting's exercises have a loose, stem, in shops, petals, contemporary style the likes of which you'd see in galleries, and even on clothing and home design goods. North Light Books. Quarry Books.

Expressive Flower Painting: Simple Mixed Media Techniques for Bold Beautiful Blooms #ad - It's not intimidating, and joyful and speak to the artist's desire to play, be loose, and yet the paintings are colorful, immediate, and to create freely. Lynn whipple paints wildly and in small to large formats with a combination of acrylic paint, charcoal, and colorful soft pastel. Expressive flower painting presents a range of creative painting exercises that help readers develop vibrant nature paintings.

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Brave Intuitive Painting-Let Go, Be Bold, Unfold!: Techniques for Uncovering Your Own Unique Painting Style

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Quarry Books #ad - Quarry Books MN. North Light Books. Adopt a spontaneous, bold, and fearless approach to painting as a process of discovery—one that results in lush and colorful finished works that will beg to be displayed. Bowley's fun and forgiving approach to painting is based on the notion that “You don't begin with a preconceived painting in mind; you allow the painting to unfold.

Illustrating how to work in layers, Flora gives you the freedom to cover up, re-start, wipe away, and change courses many times along the way. This inspiring and encouraging book for both novice and experienced painters teaches how to create colorful, combining basic, expressive paintings through a variety of techniques, exciting, practical painting principles with innovative personal self-expression.

Brave Intuitive Painting-Let Go, Be Bold, Unfold!: Techniques for Uncovering Your Own Unique Painting Style #ad - Flora S. Unexpected and unique compositions, color combinations, and subject matter appear as you allow your paintings to emerge in an organic, unplanned way while working from a place of curiosity and letting go of fear. Learn techniques for working with vibrant color and avoiding mud. Make rich and varied marks with a variety of unexpected tools.

Break compositional rules. Embrace nonattachment as a way to keep exploring. Keep momentum by moving your body and staying positive. Work with what's working to let go of struggle.

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The Artist's Journey: Bold Strokes To Spark Creativity

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The Artist's Journey Press #ad - It brings up everything, especially fear and yearning. Slay self doubt and say YES to your artist's journey. If you want a comprehensive, clearly explained, psychologically sophisticated map and self-help guidebook for your creative self-expression, start here with The Artist's Journey. Explore, experiment and create the art of your dreams on your inner journey of creation and self expression.

Have you always dreamed of being an artist? why put off following your dreams? Are you ready to set out on a journey of self-discovery? To develop strength, clarity, and skill as an artist? The time to create your art is NOW. Batsford. Is an inspirational exhortation with psychological and philosophical underpinnings, to move you closer and closer to your deepest self expression in your art and life.

The Artist's Journey: Bold Strokes To Spark Creativity #ad - Quarry Books MN. Quarry Books. North Light Books. Start your journey of self expression today. Say yes to finally expressing your deepest art, art that expresses you. Creativity is central to feeling alive. Whether you dream of loosening up and exploring creativity, colors, experimenting with paints, expressing yourself, and techniques, healing and becoming whole, or surprising yourself with your art- The Artist's Journey is your step-by-step guide to bold self-expression.

You've got paintings inside you waiting to be expressed.

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Painting Abstracts: Ideas, Projects and Techniques

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Search Press 9781844483365 #ad - Quarry Books. Rather than providing step-by-step instructions, each of the exercises consists of information on method, materials, composition, technique, imagery and structure which will direct you to the finished piece while at the same time allowing your creativity to flow. Batsford. Quarry Books MN. North Light Books.

Painting Abstracts: Ideas, Projects and Techniques #ad - . Search Press UK. All the basic information relating to picture elements, theme and design is provided at the start of the book, together with an exploration of the meaning of abstract painting, composition, and its importance as a means of self-expression and creativity. Clear, challenging and inspiring, this book contains instructions for 65 abstract paintings that you can get to work on straightaway, with no previous experience.

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Happy Abstracts: Fearless Painting for True Beginners! Learn to Create Vibrant Canvas Art Stroke-by-Stroke - Paint Party Level 1

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Leisure Arts #ad - Batsford. Burn bright and beautiful with bold hues and daring brushwork as you paint along with stroke-by-stroke photo guides. Quarry Books. There’s no better way to feed your creative soul than by exploring new ways to stretch your mind and creativity. This guide is for true beginners, as well as more seasoned painters, looking to explore a new painting style.

Search Press UK. As an added bonus, etta vee’s colorful artworks adorns 14 pullout cards at the back of your Happy Abstracts book. Pick up a brush to create vibrant and unique canvases for your home as you stride into the world of EttaVee Art with these 6 colorful abstract paintings: Bright Brush Strokes, Monochromatic Glam, Expressive Abstract Sky, Art Heart, Multi Canvas Strokes, and Artful Paper.

Happy Abstracts: Fearless Painting for True Beginners! Learn to Create Vibrant Canvas Art Stroke-by-Stroke - Paint Party Level 1 #ad - Happy abstracts is the perfect guide to finding your inner artist. Quarry Books MN. Let’s get creative! North Light Books. Each card has an uplifting quote on the back and they’re perforated for easy removal. Journey through six projects, where you’ll be encouraged to explore abstract painting with a playful and open mind.

They’re perfect to tuck into a gift or pass to a friend. Everyone has an artist within them and a unique perspective to offer the world! Happy Abstracts is an explorative painting guide by colorful artist EttaVee, Jessi Raulet where you’ll learn to create bright and uplifting abstract art on canvas.

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The Joy of Acrylic Painting: Expressive Painting Techniques for Beginners

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North Light Books #ad - Quarry Books. Quarry Books MN. Search Press UK. Batsford. But not until 30 years later--after raising a family and working "a real job"--did she get serious about painting. With special emphasis on the elements of color, pattern and texture, these lessons give you a jump-start on painting with feeling. In a fun, instantly gratifying style, Gonzales combines the forgiveness of acrylics with the approachability of expressive painting.

This guide offers an engaging, streamlined approach for any beginner, but especially those who--due to life detours or lack of time--had previously postponed their artistic aspirations. If now is your time to pursue creative fulfillment, then this is the book to ease your way. Strategies for gathering resonant ideas and inspirationpractical advice, including ways to use their work as a jumping-off point for your own original paintingsPLUS 8 fabulous start-to-finish painting projects--landscapes, still life, such as when to splurge and where to save on painting suppliesMixed-media techniques for creating character in your paintingsInspiration from Expressionist masters, figures and abstracts North Light Books.

The Joy of Acrylic Painting: Expressive Painting Techniques for Beginners #ad - In these pages, she channels it all to help others discover or re-discover The Joy of Acrylic Painting. Along the way, she experienced the pleasures and the pitfalls of learning to paint. Now is the time to pursue creative fulfillment! Annie O'Brien Gonzales felt a passion for art from an early age.

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