Creative Paint Workshop for Mixed-Media Artists: Experimental Techniques for Composition, Layering, Texture, Imagery, and Encaustic – Quarry

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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.

Book written by Ann Baldwin

Pages: 144; Size: 21cm x 28cm

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  • 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.

“This is a reference book that I will return to often for inspiration and instructive ideas. I look forward to using it in workshops and highly recommend it.” – Amy Mimu Rubin, FiberMixedMedia.com

Contents:

  • Chapter 1: Getting Started.
  • Chapter 2: How to compose.
  • Chapter 3: Approaches to Abstract Design.
  • Chapter 4: Experiments in Texture.
  • Chapter 5: Layering Paint and Found Images.
  • Chapter 6: Combining Words and Paint.
  • Chapter 7: Working with Encaustic Materials.
  • Chapter 8: Using Digital Photographs in Mixed-Media Paintings.
  • Chapter 9: Gallery of Special Projects.
    • Contributing Artists.
    • Resources.
    • About the Author.
    • Acknowledgements.

 

This book is packed with images in colour to clearly show the various projects as well as different mediums (like gesso, beeswax etc.) and their applications.

 

** Although this video refers to Ann Baldwin’s video series, her book Creative Paint Workshop for Mixed-Media Artists: Experimental Techniques for Composition, Layering, Texture, Imagery, and Encaustic, is based on the same processes and shows some of the images also featured in the book.

 

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