The Joy of Acrylic Painting: Expressive Painting Techniques for Beginners

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North Light Books #ad - But not until 30 years later--after raising a family and working "a real job"--did she get serious about painting. 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, such as when to splurge and where to save on painting suppliesMixed-media techniques for creating character in your paintingsInspiration from Expressionist masters, still life, figures and abstracts .

In a fun, instantly gratifying style, Gonzales combines the forgiveness of acrylics with the approachability of expressive painting. Now is the time to pursue creative fulfillment! Annie O'Brien Gonzales felt a passion for art from an early age. With special emphasis on the elements of color, pattern and texture, these lessons give you a jump-start on painting with feeling.

The Joy of Acrylic Painting: Expressive Painting Techniques for Beginners #ad - 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. Along the way, she experienced the pleasures and the pitfalls of learning to paint. In these pages, she channels it all to help others discover or re-discover The Joy of Acrylic Painting.

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Bold Expressive Painting: Painting Techniques for Still Lifes, Florals and Landscapes in Mixed Media

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North Light Books #ad - Bold Expressive Painting: Painting Techniques for Still Lifes, Florals and Landscapes in Mixed Media #ad - Working in acrylic or oil, negative shape painting, you will learn the expressive approach to creating personal work that reflect your emotions and passions using techniques such as gesture painting, and intuitive painting. In addition to 10 stepped-out projects you'll also learn:methods of handling vibrant color, creating a personal palette and trying out new composition formatsWays to develop innovative compositions by incorporating personal symbols and imageryHow to breath exciting new life into previous workTechniques for working with collage, stencils, stamps and monoprintingRelease realism and embrace a colorful and new personal, expressionist style! .

Through step-by-step projects, florals and landscapes--in a loose, learn to paint traditional subjects--still lifes, modern and sometimes whimsical way. Loosen up and nurture your colorful spontaneous expression!Bold Expressive Painting offers the fresh approach you're been looking for.

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

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Quarry Books #ad - It's almost always one of the first things someone tries to paint--center, contemporary style the likes of which you'd see in galleries, voila! Expressive Flower Painting's exercises have a loose, petals, in shops, stem, free, 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, 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, painted backgrounds, how to do "spin drawings, 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 not intimidating, immediate, and joyful and speak to the artist's desire to play, and yet the paintings are colorful, be loose, and to create freely. Quarry Books. 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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Painting Imaginary Flowers: Beautiful Blooms and Abstract Patterns in Mixed Media

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North Light Books #ad - Ten demonstrations show the versatility of this approach--from large-format pieces, to work in a series, and even Zen doodle landscapes. Discover a fresh, painting imaginary flowers features a simple, 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, 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. 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. Every flower you paint will be unique, personal, and fresh from your imagination! Let your imagination blossom! Quarry Books.

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How to Paint Fast, Loose and Bold: Simple Techniques for Expressive Painting

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North Light Books #ad - Bold exciting powerful a new level of artistic expression! Every artist strives to achieve the kind of painting that commands attention from across the room and delights the eye up close. So load your palette with ample paint, grab some fat brushes and get ready to paint fast, paint loose, paint bold. Start with a strong, simple value statementGet expressive with colorBe brave with your brushwork5 technique exercises5 start-to-finish painting demonstrationsPaint fearlessly! Quarry Books.

How to Paint Fast, Loose and Bold: Simple Techniques for Expressive Painting #ad - Patti mollica's mindful approach will lead you to better, bolder results, as well as greater confidence and joy in the process. Complete with timed exercises and start-to-finish painting demonstrations, this book is for any artist who feels overwhelmed by where to start or daunted by the urge to paint everything in sight.

. In this book, artist and workshop teacher Patti Mollica walks you through surprisingly simple and efficient strategies for achieving that kind of powerful composition, whatever your subject.

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Abstracts In Acrylic and Ink: A Playful Painting Workshop

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North Light Books #ad - 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. Splatter, scrape, stamp, 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, paper, pencils, crayons, photos and more. Quick and loose exercises for building a library of ideas, color palettes, patterns and designs to use in future paintings.

Abstracts In Acrylic and Ink: A Playful Painting Workshop #ad - 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. 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! Quarry Books.

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

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North Light Books #ad - Discover the marks for your most authentic art! Mixed-media artist Rae Missigman identifies herself as a "mark-maker. Ever in the forefront of her art, organic shapes and graphic marks are what give her work a sense of authenticity. North Light Books. With an adventurous, anything-goes attitude to expressing herself, a sewing machine or a cardboard tube as she is a brush, she is just as likely to use a celery stem, a palette knife or her own hands.

In paint, play, explore, missigman helps you discover those marks that define you as an artist, and weave them into your art in new and interesting ways. You'll become a tinkerer as you recycle and repurpose, striving to turn something ordinary into something extraordinary. 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. 60+ mark-making tools and mediums23 stepped-out demonstrations on collage, resists, one-brush painting, monoprinting, transfers and other fun and versatile mark-making techniques4 start-to-finish projects for turning marks into inventive art Quarry Books.

Paint, Play, Explore: Expressive Mark-Making Techniques in Mixed Media #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. You'll become an explorer as you draw with your non-dominant hand, stamp with your own handcrafted organic ink, create "blindly" using resists, and follow other creative prompts to widen and shape your artistic world.

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If You Can Doodle, You Can Paint: Transforming Simple Drawings into Works of Art

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Quarry Books #ad - Even if you don't consider yourself a doodler, the exercises and techniques in this book will give you a fun way to tap into your personal style. The invitation starts with a pencil as you work through doodle assignments. Quarry. North Light Books. Then, you will begin mixing it up with watercolor paints and, finally, with acrylic paints.

In if you can doodle, you can paint we will:dig for treasure/doodleobserve, arrange, and studyMake folded books for doodle-ready surfacesCopy your images with hand/eye coordinationScan and enlarge your doodlesAdd color combinations with colored pencil and acrylic paintCreate compositional grid paintings, andCreate a large complete painting!So what are you waiting for? Grab some pens and paints and get creative! Quarry Books.

If You Can Doodle, You Can Paint: Transforming Simple Drawings into Works of Art #ad - Eventually, you will learn how to size up and combine these doodles into larger compositions. The advice and exercises in if you can Doodle, You Can Paint helps you dig into your creative life to find a style that is authentically yours. If you can doodle, your can paint looks at the small, you can paint was named one of library Journal’s Best Crafts & DIY Books of 2017! If You Can Doodle, impromtu doodles we make on a daily basis as resources; treasures from which we can create full-sized paintings.

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Painted Blossoms: Creating Expressive Flower Art with Mixed Media

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North Light Books #ad - In addition to watching yourself grow through seven different stepped-out flower projects, you'll learn basic design elements, how to get unstuck from the mud, how to carve your own stamps, cut your own stencils and more. A sampling of what you'll add to your creative toolshed:techniques for creating a wide variety of flower shapesThe know-how to incorporate key design elements into your floral paintingsHow to absorb inspiration beyond the garden to include your favorite symbols, intentions and storiesTips and advice from over a dozen established artists--each with a unique floral style Nurture today what's waiting to bloom within you with Painted Blossoms! Quarry Books.

Each one is unique; you can't paint one wrong! Painted Blossoms will encourage you to welcome creativity with ease as you discover ways to tend the garden within. Quarry. North Light Books. North Light Books. Do you long to cultivate more creative joy in your painting?Flowers are organic, wonderfully forgiving subjects.

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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 - Journey through six projects, where you’ll be encouraged to explore abstract painting with a playful and open mind. Burn bright and beautiful with bold hues and daring brushwork as you paint along with stroke-by-stroke photo guides. North Light Books. Quarry. Happy abstracts is the perfect guide to finding your inner artist.

There’s no better way to feed your creative soul than by exploring new ways to stretch your mind and creativity. 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.

Happy Abstracts: Fearless Painting for True Beginners! Learn to Create Vibrant Canvas Art Stroke-by-Stroke - Paint Party Level 1 #ad - As an added bonus, etta vee’s colorful artworks adorns 14 pullout cards at the back of your Happy Abstracts book. Each card has an uplifting quote on the back and they’re perforated for easy removal. North Light Books. 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, Expressive Abstract Sky, Art Heart, Multi Canvas Strokes, Monochromatic Glam, and Artful Paper.

They’re perfect to tuck into a gift or pass to a friend. Let’s get creative! Quarry Books. This guide is for true beginners, as well as more seasoned painters, looking to explore a new painting style.

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Contemporary Landscapes in Mixed Media

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Batsford #ad - North Light Books. French explains how to create lively compositions, in some instances, and even, depict architectural features within the landscape, create a narrative. Quarry. Make your landscape paintings more adventurous with these mixed-media techniques! Popular artist and teacher Soraya French encourages her students to broaden their horizons, and here she gives painters the tools they need to experiment with exciting combinations of acrylics, pastels, and collage.

Contemporary Landscapes in Mixed Media #ad - Quarry Books. Handy tips, simple projects, and step-by-step demonstrations help artists hone their skills. The book is divided into the four seasons, patterns, shapes, and the particular colors, and textures associated with each one; it also explores interesting ways of painting flowers and other details of nature.

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