Creative Painting & Beyond: Inspiring tips, Techniques, and Ideas for Creating Whimsical Art in Acrylic, Watercolor, Gold Leaf, and More

Creative Painting & Beyond: Inspiring tips, Techniques, and Ideas for Creating Whimsical Art in Acrylic, Watercolor, Gold Leaf, and More

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Full of inspiration, easy instruction, gorgeous artwork, and myriad ideas for artists to explore, Creative Painting & Beyond is sure to bring out the artist in everyone. Learn how to create beautiful and whimsical artwork with Creative Painting & Beyond, a vibrant, interactive book packed with creative prompts, tips, exercises, and engaging step-by-step projects. From canvas artwork and illustrated stationery to hand-stamped tea towels and intricate marbled paper, crafters will enjoy a variety of simple, fun, and colorful projects that make creative painting approachable for artists of any skill level. Leading the charge are several talented artists, who encourage artistic development through a series of painting prompts and exercises designed to get the creative juices flowing and inspire each reader's journey into painting with multiple mediums, including gold leaf and liquid gilding, acrylic, watercolor, and gouache. Artists will learn how to work with these fun mediums to create stationery, gifts, art projects, home decor, and more by following along with the simple step-by-step instructions, accompanied by beautiful full-color photographs of the process and finished. Blank pages and interactive prompts invite readers to brainstorm, sketch, and collect inspiration for their own projects. Full of inspiration, easy instruction, gorgeous artwork, and myriad ideas for artists to explore, Creative Painting & Beyond is sure to bring out the artist in everyone.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781627888837
Publisher: Foster, Walter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/01/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 891,742
File size: 222 MB
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About the Author

Alix Adams is a blogger, event planner, and DIY enthusiast based out of the Salt Lake City, Utah, area. Alix runs A Ruffled Life (www.aruffledlife.com), a lifestyle and design blog all about crafting a handmade and heartfelt life. She also blogs for HGTV Design Blog, Home Depot, and The Neighborhood. Alix has a thriving online presence on Pinterest (2K followers), Instagram (5K followers), Facebook (585 likes), and Twitter (309 followers).

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