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


Quarry 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, 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, arrange, andCreate a large complete painting!So what are you waiting for? Grab some pens and paints and get creative! Quarry.

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, you can paint was named one of library journal’s best crafts & diy Books of 2017! If You Can Doodle, Your Can Paint looks at the small, impromtu doodles we make on a daily basis as resources; treasures from which we can create full-sized paintings.

If You Can Doodle, You Can Paint: Transforming Simple Drawings into Works of Art - Eventually, you will learn how to size up and combine these doodles into larger compositions. 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.

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


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

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, " color methods, how to do "spin drawings, working from life, layering techniques, painted backgrounds, 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 - It's not intimidating, and yet the paintings are colorful, be loose, immediate, and joyful and speak to the artist's desire to play, 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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Bold Expressive Painting: Painting Techniques for Still Lifes, Florals and Landscapes in Mixed Media


North Light Books - Through step-by-step projects, florals and landscapes--in a loose, learn to paint traditional subjects--still lifes, modern and sometimes whimsical way. Working in acrylic or oil, you will learn the expressive approach to creating personal work that reflect your emotions and passions using techniques such as gesture painting, negative shape 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, stamps and monoprintingRelease realism and embrace a colorful and new personal, stencils, expressionist style! Quarry Books.

Bold Expressive Painting: Painting Techniques for Still Lifes, Florals and Landscapes in Mixed Media - Loosen up and nurture your colorful spontaneous expression!Bold Expressive Painting offers the fresh approach you're been looking for.

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The Joy of Acrylic Painting: Expressive Painting Techniques for Beginners


North Light Books - 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. Now is the time to pursue creative fulfillment! Annie O'Brien Gonzales felt a passion for art from an early age. Along the way, she experienced the pleasures and the pitfalls of learning to paint.

But not until 30 years later--after raising a family and working "a real job"--did she get serious about painting. In a fun, instantly gratifying style, Gonzales combines the forgiveness of acrylics with the approachability of expressive painting. 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 - In these pages, she channels it all to help others discover or re-discover The Joy of Acrylic 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, 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, including ways to use their work as a jumping-off point for your own original paintingsPLUS 8 fabulous start-to-finish painting projects--landscapes, figures and abstracts Quarry Books.

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The Art of Creative Watercolor: Inspiration and Techniques for Imaginative Drawing and Painting


North Light Books R4573 - Designed to get your brush moving, this book makes practice feel like play. Along the way, perspective, Danielle shares her fresh takes on color theory, composition and more. Replicate whimsical illustrations with signature offbeat color combinations, artful arrangements, and endearing quirkiness. North light the art of creative watercolor book- inspiration and techniques for imaginative drawing and painting.

It's a one-of-a-kind journey for any artist wishing to tap into the utter joy of watercolor painting and make it a cherished part of your daily life. Learn to partner with the wonderfully spontaneous medium of watercolor to create your own brand of magic. Inside you'll find:imaginative techniques that help you override perfectionist tendencies while making the most of watercolor's unpredictable natureAn inventive approach using scraps of paper, ribbon and other ephemera for more creative color choicesA simple strategy that makes drawing new subjects less intimidating and more funSweet ways to add hand lettering to your artworkInspirational exercises that make finding subjects to paint as easy as A-B-C"Don't underestimate the giddiness you feel when you mindlessly grab a color and mix it with another and create the most beautiful wash ever!" --p43 Quarry Books.

The Art of Creative Watercolor: Inspiration and Techniques for Imaginative Drawing and Painting - In this book, you'll learn how to partner with the wonderfully spontaneous medium of watercolor to create your own brand of magic. Her whimsical illustrations are known for their offbeat color combinations, artful arrangements and endearing quirkiness. Welcome to your watercolor happy place! The world of Danielle Donaldson is as wondrous as a jar full of fireflies.

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Abstracts In Acrylic and Ink: A Playful Painting Workshop


North Light Books - North Light Books. Splatter, scrape, stamp, repeat. 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. North light the art of creative watercolor book. Replicate whimsical illustrations with signature offbeat color combinations, artful arrangements, and endearing quirkiness.

North light the art of creative watercolor book- inspiration and techniques for imaginative drawing and painting. Learn to partner with the wonderfully spontaneous medium of watercolor to create your own brand of magic. 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, crayons, paper, pencils, 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 - Loads of practical advice, including how to stock your studio without going broke, the five must-haves mediums, 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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Cut Paper Pictures: Turn Your Art and Photos into Personalized Collages


Rock Point - Quarry Books. 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, visual artist Clover Robin covers all the necessary materials, and know-how, tools, and even a library of unique colors and textures, from adding color and using existing photos to create unique personal art.

The book also includes 31 perforated pages that you can pull out and use for your own collage creation. Simple, approachable, and endlessly rewarding, this book allows you to create unique and charming keepsake that you'll cherish forever. North Light Books. North light the art of creative watercolor book- inspiration and techniques for imaginative drawing and painting.

Cut Paper Pictures: Turn Your Art and Photos into Personalized Collages - Learn to partner with the wonderfully spontaneous medium of watercolor to create your own brand of magic. North light the art of creative watercolor book. Replicate whimsical illustrations with signature offbeat color combinations, artful arrangements, and endearing quirkiness.

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


North Light Books - Replicate whimsical illustrations with signature offbeat color combinations, artful arrangements, and endearing quirkiness. 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. North Light Books. 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. 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 - Learn to partner with the wonderfully spontaneous medium of watercolor to create your own brand of magic. The shapes you choose to etch in your work, free flowing and heartfelt, are a part of what makes the art your own. In paint, explore, missigman helps you discover those marks that define you as an artist, Play, and weave them into your art in new and interesting ways.

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Storytelling Art Studio: Visual Expressions of Character, Mood and Theme Using Mixed Media


North Light Books - Replicate whimsical illustrations with signature offbeat color combinations, artful arrangements, and endearing quirkiness. Each chapter presents a new subject--you may paint a tree, collage a landscape or use sgraffito to create a scene. Mixed media art storytelling with powerful Results!Storytelling Art Studio is the guide that will show you how to create mixed media art that tells impactful stories.

North Light Books. Learn to partner with the wonderfully spontaneous medium of watercolor to create your own brand of magic. North light the art of creative watercolor book- inspiration and techniques for imaginative drawing and painting. It's a creative guide for mining your own life to manifest imaginary worlds, emotional narratives and clever characters.

Storytelling Art Studio: Visual Expressions of Character, Mood and Theme Using Mixed Media - You will begin with inspirational warm-up exercises, then learn how to do it with a step-by-step demonstration and even get to see alternate versions of the piece that explore the magic and impact of different choices. Simply choose what you would like to do and go for it! you might:paint and collage trees and landscapesCreate a romantic scene with sgraffitoAdd color to black and white photographsAlter a book pageCreate a family tree with ephemeraAnd much, much more!10 projects and 10 inspiration exercises! Quarry Books.

. North light the art of creative watercolor book. Perfect for you no matter what your skill level or style, this guide does not have to be read in order.

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Painting the Sacred Within: Art Techniques to Express Your Authentic Inner Voice


North Light Books - Let painting the Sacred Within ignite the creative spark inside you. North Light Books. Replicate whimsical illustrations with signature offbeat color combinations, artful arrangements, and endearing quirkiness. Begin now. By painting the sacred within you, you'll unlock a new rhythm of working intuitively to allow space for your own transformation.

Learn to partner with the wonderfully spontaneous medium of watercolor to create your own brand of magic. North light the art of creative watercolor book- inspiration and techniques for imaginative drawing and painting. Claim your space. Inside these pages, you'll discover twelve areas of focus as you learn to see your world through paint and to experience deeper self-exploration.

Painting the Sacred Within: Art Techniques to Express Your Authentic Inner Voice - North light the art of creative watercolor book. Quarry Books. North light. You will learn new ways of seeing, how to experiment with abstract techniques, how to work with natural elements, how to meditate with mandalas and much, much more. Experiment with freeing and engaging techniques such as pouring paint, lettering with a brush and painting on unconventional surfaces.

Uncover the continuous thread that runs through your work as you develop art-making rituals and learn the importance of investing time in your creative dreams as you develop healthy studio habits.

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


Quarry Books - 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. Geninne brings a wide and ready audience with her to this project. In geninne's art: birds in watercolor, and Ink, for the first time, Collage, she offers her fans a field guide to her art process.

North Light Books. Readers will discover, step-by-step, how Geninne selects her materials and then creates her personal imagery. Replicate whimsical illustrations with signature offbeat color combinations, artful arrangements, and endearing quirkiness. Quarry Books. Learn to partner with the wonderfully spontaneous medium of watercolor to create your own brand of magic.

Geninne's Art: Birds in Watercolor, Collage, and Ink: A field guide to art techniques and observing in the wild - Then takes her observations back to the studio, where she turns them into works on paper. North light the art of creative watercolor book. North light the art of creative watercolor book- inspiration and techniques for imaginative drawing and painting. Santa fe nature artist geninne D Zlatkis is well-known on Instagram and Pinterest for her charming paintings and collages of birds.

To get them started, the book will include a selection of collage papers that can be removed from the book.

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