Mixed-Media Paint Box: Weekly Projects for a Year of by Editors of North Light Books

By Editors of North Light Books

Play With Paint All 12 months Long!
Incorporating paint into your mixed-media artwork hasn't ever been more uncomplicated or extra enjoyable. Open up your paint field and delve right into a yr of artistic principles from forty five of your favourite artists. even if you've used paint for years or were fearful to attempt a brand new medium, you'll locate nice recommendation and concepts inside of Mixed-Media Paint Box. every one week, you'll be guided with step by step directions via a unique venture or procedure that may upload quick intensity and drama in your art!
inside of you'll find:<UL>• fifty two initiatives and strategies, one for each week of the yr, to encourage a weekly dose of creativity.• information, tricks and recommendations from a few of your favourite authors, together with Ruth Rae, Claudine Hellmuth, Chrissie Grace, Bernie Berlin and Margot Potter.• step by step directions for jewelry-making, assemblage, journaling, university and quite a few portray strategies to include into your individual art.</UL>Discover proposal and new how one can show your self per week within Mixed-Media Paint Box!

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