Painting Imaginary Flowers: Beautiful Blooms and Abstract Patterns in Mixed Media

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North Light Books #ad - Every flower you paint will be unique, personal, and fresh from your imagination! Let your imagination blossom! Ten demonstrations show the versatility of this approach--from large-format pieces, to work in a series, and even Zen doodle landscapes. Paint around them and watch the flowers emerge!Add patterns in pen to create a lovely, faux collage effect.

Painting Imaginary Flowers: Beautiful Blooms and Abstract Patterns in Mixed Media #ad - With plenty of mixed-media techniques throughout for building up luscious texture and color, even beginners can achieve happy results. Discover a fresh, fun approach to painting unique flowers! Forgo reference photos and discover a more organic and joyful way of painting! With its friendly step-by-step format, Painting Imaginary Flowers features a simple, three-stage approach to creating flowers only you can make.

. Drop in color ink, watercolor or fluid acrylics to create abstract backgrounds full of beautiful textures and "blooms. Just like spotting shapes in the clouds, search for shapes in your background that suggest blossoms and leaves. Never again will you be stuck for ideas or dependent on a photo.

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Paint, Play, Explore: Expressive Mark-Making Techniques in Mixed Media

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North Light Books #ad - Whether you're just starting your creative adventure or you're looking to break through to the next level, Paint, Play, Explore will set you in motion. With an adventurous, anything-goes attitude to expressing herself, she is just as likely to use a celery stem, a sewing machine or a cardboard tube as she is a brush, a palette knife or her own hands.

You'll become an explorer as you draw with your non-dominant hand, create "blindly" using resists, stamp with your own handcrafted organic ink, and follow other creative prompts to widen and shape your artistic world. The shapes you choose to etch in your work, free flowing and heartfelt, are a part of what makes the art your own.

Paint, Play, Explore: Expressive Mark-Making Techniques in Mixed Media #ad - Setting the tone with her upbeat vibe and joyful use of color, Missigman pushes you to find your own beautiful artistic "fingerprint" to create work that is interesting, full of life and distinctly yours. And above all, to embrace the journey. Through page after page of creative exploration, you'll become a collector of tools--traditional and unconventional mark-makers that will become an extension of your unique voice.

Tools in hand, your marks will find you and you will begin to recognize yourself in your creations. You're going to need a bigger creative toolbox.

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Geninne's Art: Birds in Watercolor, Collage, and Ink: A field guide to art techniques and observing in the wild

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Quarry Books #ad - What makes geninne's work so successful is her imaginative and colorful interpretation of the birds she has observed so closely. Her work is approachable, and her fans will love to see how she does it, so that they can try it too. A skilled nature photographer as well as artist, Geninne begins her work in the field by observing and photographing birds and flowering plants.

. Birds in watercolor, Collage, and Ink. In geninne's art: birds in watercolor, Collage, and Ink, for the first time, she offers her fans a field guide to her art process. To get them started, the book will include a selection of collage papers that can be removed from the book. Readers will discover, step-by-step, how Geninne selects her materials and then creates her personal imagery.

Geninne's Art: Birds in Watercolor, Collage, and Ink: A field guide to art techniques and observing in the wild #ad - Geninne brings a wide and ready audience with her to this project. Then takes her observations back to the studio, where she turns them into works on paper. Santa fe nature artist geninne D Zlatkis is well-known on Instagram and Pinterest for her charming paintings and collages of birds.

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Cut Paper Pictures: Turn Your Art and Photos into Personalized Collages

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Rock Point #ad - Cut Paper Pictures: Turn Your Art and Photos into Personalized Collages #ad - Birds in watercolor, Collage, and Ink. The book also includes 31 perforated pages that you can pull out and use for your own collage creation. Simple, and endlessly rewarding, approachable, this book allows you to create unique and charming keepsake that you'll cherish forever. Cut paper pictures allows you to create personalized art with amazing depth and texture that's fun and easy to make no matter what your skill level.

Offering step-by-step instructions, visual inspirations, and know-how, and even a library of unique colors and textures, tools, visual artist Clover Robin covers all the necessary materials, from adding color and using existing photos to create unique personal art.

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

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Quarry Books #ad - 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. It's not intimidating, and yet the paintings are colorful, immediate, be loose, and joyful and speak to the artist's desire to play, and to create freely.

. Birds in watercolor, Collage, and Ink. Quarry Books. 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, painted backgrounds, layering techniques, " color methods, working from life, and how to successfully combine a wide variety of media for the maximum effect.

Expressive Flower Painting: Simple Mixed Media Techniques for Bold Beautiful Blooms #ad - It's almost always one of the first things someone tries to paint--center, free, stem, voila! Expressive Flower Painting's exercises have a loose, in shops, contemporary style the likes of which you'd see in galleries, petals, and even on clothing and home design goods. Get nose to bloom with one of the most beloved subjects of painters for generations of artists with Expressive Flower Painting and master pedals, stems, colors, and more.

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The Joy of Acrylic Painting: Expressive Painting Techniques for Beginners

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North Light Books #ad - 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, 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 Birds in watercolor, including ways to use their work as a jumping-off point for your own original paintingsPLUS 8 fabulous start-to-finish painting projects--landscapes, Collage, still life, and Ink.

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. In a fun, instantly gratifying style, Gonzales combines the forgiveness of acrylics with the approachability of expressive painting.

The Joy of Acrylic Painting: Expressive Painting Techniques for Beginners #ad - With special emphasis on the elements of color, pattern and texture, these lessons give you a jump-start on painting with feeling. In these pages, she channels it all to help others discover or re-discover The Joy of Acrylic Painting. Now is the time to pursue creative fulfillment! Annie O'Brien Gonzales felt a passion for art from an early age.

But not until 30 years later--after raising a family and working "a real job"--did she get serious about painting. Along the way, she experienced the pleasures and the pitfalls of learning to paint. Quarry Books.

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Awakening Your Creative Soul: A 52-Week Journey to Artistic Discovery

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North Light Books #ad - Whether you are a seasoned artist or a complete beginner, creating from a place of profound connection will change your art, and maybe even your life. Audio prompts, interviews from leading artists, written guides and live Q&A will keep you aligned with Spirit. Birds in watercolor, Collage, and Ink. Inside, there are 52 chapters with an exercise for each week of the year featuring a step-by-step art, writing or meditation project.

Following the flow of the seasons, the exercises are designed to take you from the spring of your intuition, fall of self-discovery to arrive at the end of your creative cycle refreshed, through the summer of personal growth, revived and renewed. Each season will begin with an in-depth video to create a powerful piece that encompasses the journey of each season.

Awakening Your Creative Soul: A 52-Week Journey to Artistic Discovery #ad - The monthly videos will embrace creating from a lesson for that month. Shorter videos will help you develop painting techniques based on your unique journey. You never know what will open the door. This book is for curious souls wanting to find the right spark to jump-start their creativity. Find your voice and vision:52 fun and beautiful projects offer a new chance at self-discovery every week for one year--they are not necessarily sequential and can be completed at any time on your journeyWeekly prompts merge art making with universal life challenges to help you open your mind and explore different spiritual and creative philosophiesRefill your well, become the light, expand yourself and your story.

Creative soul coursesbeginning March 1 2019.

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Painted Botanical Collage: Create Flowers, Succulents, and Herbs from Cut Paper and Mixed Media

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Quarry Books #ad - Join in the fun as british artist Tracey English shares the methods behind the magical flower collages that charm and delight her Instagram followers. Birds in watercolor, Collage, and Ink. Quarry Books. This guide takes you step by step through creating mixed-media painted papers, art papers, and found paper, then using them—along with tissue paper, such as magazines—to create perfect collage materials.

. Cut these decorative papers into plant and flower parts to assemble your designs, adding details using various media. Working from nature is central to this technique—look closely at the palettes and shapes in actual flowers to create realistic stylized representations. Painted botanical collage includes instruction on creating flowers, leaves, cacti, succulents, and other popular botanicals—over 30 beautiful designs in all.

Painted Botanical Collage: Create Flowers, Succulents, and Herbs from Cut Paper and Mixed Media #ad - With painted botanical collage, succulents, artists of all skill levels will learn to create lifelike botanical artwork—featuring flowers, and herbs—using painted background papers and elegant collage techniques. A unique technique book, Painted Botanical Collage will show you how to create your own collage materials.

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Sketchbook Explorations: For Mixed-Media and Textile Artists

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Batsford #ad - Sketchbook explorations is the ideal companion for both beginners and more experienced artists in search of exciting techniques. Birds in watercolor, Collage, and Ink. Quarry Books. 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: For Mixed-Media and Textile Artists #ad - 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, shelley rhodes demonstrates how a sketchbook can act as an illustrated diary for textile artists, found objects, ink, fabric, pencil, and paint, and as a starting point for expanding their creative process.

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The Collage Ideas Book

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Ilex Press #ad - Old and new can be fused together; digital and handproduced can be combined. Quarry Books. It lets you juxtapose disparate elements, arresting, beautiful, bizarre, styles and media against each other and create something entirely novel, ironic or unsettling. Birds in watercolor, Collage, and Ink. What you can create with collage knows no bounds.

Expertly curated with an eye to the fresh, the exciting collection of new collage ideas will inspire collage artists at every level, from those dipping a toe in the art form to experts. Collage allows your creativity to run riot.

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Fast and Fun Watercolor: Painting Techniques, No Drawing Required!

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North Light Books #ad - You will also learn about the emotional symbolism of each color. An approachable, collage, sharing your work with others, and owning your own voice12 step-by-step demonstrations show how to merge watercolor with a bit of mixed media Birds in watercolor, stress-free introduction to watercolor; fine drawing skills are not a requirementExplore each color in the color wheel, while learning about their mixing qualities and the emotional symbolism of colorsTips and advice on carving out time to create, and Ink.

Fast and Fun Watercolor: Painting Techniques, No Drawing Required! #ad - Take a journey through gina Lee Kim's watercolor palette--with each chapter representing one of the standard colors found in the color wheel. Learn how to merge watercolor and mixed media together without the stress of having to draw out a composition before getting started. Quarry Books. Each chapter will demonstrate a unique project and technique, along with a gallery of inspiring works.

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