Mixed Media Workshop is filled with inspiring step-by-step mixed-media projects from seven talented artists, each one sharing his or her unique style and techniques. From collage and artist trading cards to portraits and still lifes, this book encompasses both abstract and fine-art approaches to mixed media. First, you’re introduced to traditional painting and drawing tools and materials. Next, after sharing their personal approach to mixed media, the artists guide you through several step-by-step projects, each one demonstrating different techniques and components. You will learn how to alter photographs and incorporate them into paintings and collages, how to create three-dimensional texture on a two-dimensional surface, how to balance the fundamentals of art with abstract designs, and how to create a poem out of a daily newspaper.
• Gives beginners all the tools they need to start creating their own unique works of mixed-media art!
• Showcases the work of several different artists, exposing readers to a variety of mixed-media styles, step-by-step projects, and techniques
• Helps aspiring artists learn mixed-media techniques specific to altering photographs, creating texture, composing collages, creating still lifes and portraits, crafting artist trading cards, making mail art, using found and recycled items, and much more
Dimensions: 144 pages, 9" x 12", Flexi w/ concealed wire-o