Imaginary Characters: Mixed-Media Painting Techniques for - download pdf or read online

By Karen O'Brien

Believe in magic, belief your instinct and locate your own creative style!

In this ebook, you are the storyteller and the artist and you are on a quest to deliver the soulful characters, legendary creatures and magical landscapes of your mind's eye to existence via mixed-media paintings. you will faucet into your artistic voice to fuse jointly lush dreamscapes, imaginary characters and located items to construct captivating scenes, whimsical figures and expressive faces out of layers of acrylic, university, watercolor and extra. examine the strategies essential to create specific mixed-media masterpieces.

On your trip, you are going to discover:

  • Five talents to discover your precise artistic voice.
  • A magical drawing process. simply locate your characters' our bodies and faces hidden in random shapes on painted backgrounds; it truly is like seeing animals within the clouds.
  • Imaginative warm-up workouts. examine counsel for making a personality reference library, secrets and techniques for drawing strange faces, find out how to improve a colour palette and suggestion on how you can play with percentage, gentle and shading.
  • More than 30 interesting mixed-media tasks utilizing watercolor, classic pictures, gouache, pencil, cloth, ink and masses extra to carry your imaginary characters to lifestyles on every thing from woodblocks and work to cloth collages and paper dolls.
  • How to color with no plan. belief your instinct to create anything out of nothing.
  • Inspirational charges approximately creativity from well-known artists and thinkers.

Embrace your interest and notice what happens!

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