Alternative Art Surfaces: Mixed-Media Techniques for by Sandra Duran Wilson

By Sandra Duran Wilson

Mixed-media powerhouse duo Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran Wilson, authors of the best-selling books picture move Workshop, floor remedy Workshop and combined Media Revolution, blaze new artistic territory with greater than a hundred strategies for engaged on greater than 35 specific surfaces during this, their jam-packed fourth book!

You'll locate anything new and interesting on each page:
More than 35 substitute surfaces, together with galvanized tin, mica, rawhide, nylon, unsanded grout, slate, spray foam and more
More than a hundred concepts for portray, sculpting, developing textures, encasing, carving, printing, moving and more
More than a hundred twenty five information for troubleshooting, getting ready your surfaces, completing and mounting your paintings, and taking your paintings to the following level
More than 50 inspiring complete items of paintings showcasing the surfaces and strategies

Show description

Read or Download Alternative Art Surfaces: Mixed-Media Techniques for Painting on More Than 35 Different Surfaces PDF

Similar painting books

Acrylic Innovation: Styles and Techniques Featuring 64 Visionary Artists

Acrylic is frequently used instead for oil paint or watercolor, however the actual gold mine is in permitting the medium freedom to do what it does most sensible. This booklet exhibits how today’s artists are doing precisely that. It’s loaded with unique art and worthwhile perception from sixty four artists, exceptionally various in types and topics, every one utilizing acrylic in detailed how one can create expressive and private artwork.

· sixty four artists supply their person rules, methods and inspirations for operating with acrylic paints

· 29 kinds, starting from photorealism to minimum colour box and every thing in among, are explored via artist profiles, art and boundary-breaking “challenges” that offer dynamic beginning issues in your personal art

· 29 step by step demonstrations illustrate acrylic-driven recommendations you could take directly on your paintings, together with college and assemblage, opposite portray, printmaking, unintended stenciling, operating with metal combos and more

A follow-up to the best-selling Acrylic Revolution, Acrylic Innovation takes you outdoor your convenience region. Dip in everytime you believe the urge to test, have a good time and notice clean and intriguing effects.

Note: retail caliber EPUB, comprises TOC.

100 Things Every Artist Should Know: Tips, tricks & essential concepts

What's the way to stretch watercolor paper? What easy fabrics do i must begin oil portray? How am i able to use colour to create temper in my work? Readers can locate solutions to those questions and lots more and plenty extra in a hundred issues each Artist may still comprehend. This extensive booklet goals to equip and encourage newbies with primary artwork wisdom, in addition to supply a refresher direction for more matured artists.

Simplifying Design & Color for Artists: Positive Results Using Negative Painting Techniques

In the event you turn into a greater fashion designer and colorist, you develop into a greater painter.

Painting doesn't need to be advanced to be sturdy. in reality, it shouldn't be. Artist and best-selling writer Linda Kemp (Watercolor portray outdoors the strains) bypasses all of the complexities of layout and colour to target a clean, simplified technique for fulfillment that includes adverse painting--a technique that makes use of the distance round your topic to aid outline it.

Improve your portray step-by-step with tasks and routines that might support your paintings stand proud of the gang. With Simplifying layout & colour for Artists, you'll research: options for growing easy but potent compositions, targeting the connection among form, area, and colour. helpful pointers on color--how to simplify it, combine your personal, and paintings with price, hue and depth. suggestions for designing with form: dimension and part, layering, and construction measurement and circulate. 18 step by step tasks in watercolor and acrylic. The method might be easy, yet your artwork could be dazzling!

LIFE Our Century In Pictures

This is often an unprecedented glance again at 100 amazing years. chosen from the photographic data of lifestyles and different significant collections, those spellbinding photographs deliver alive the folks and occasions that formed the 20th century. incorporated are vintage photographs in addition to nearly unknown images taken moments earlier than and after their iconic opposite numbers - resembling the surge of marines surrounding the newly raised flag on Mount Suribachi.

Additional info for Alternative Art Surfaces: Mixed-Media Techniques for Painting on More Than 35 Different Surfaces

Sample text

Which even go so far as to mention [he kind of NIOSH (National InstitUte for Occupational Safety and Healrh)-approved respirator to use when applying that particular material. Because paint manufacturers must meet strict regulations and exacting product standards, it is quite safe to say that all of their products should perform as expected when 33 properly mixed and applied. To further ensure that the paint flni sh on your vehicle exhibits the deep shine and excellent adhesion expected, be absolutely certain you follow all recommended surface preparation inS(fUctions.

However, since Ihese types of partS are flexible, a special additive is mixed in with lacquer or enamel paint to allow its thin film to bend and conform along with the body pan without cracking, peeling, or chipping. This 45 ~ One of the most important things to do prior to sanding, priming, or pa inting, is to make sura YOllf v8h icle is as clean as it can be. Prior to ::l doing any bodywork, tile affected panels (or camp/flte vehie/e) During the 1980s and 19905, flexible components such as bumpers, o0: should be thoroughly washed, using a mild car wasil soap, or even dishw8shing liquid, and plenty of w8te~ RinsfJ just 8S thoroughly.

Lacquer is forgivi ng in that legard. Repaint efforts to repair scratches and cover areas exposed by bodywork arc also easy to malch on lacquer paint jobs. After mixing and spraying the matching original-finish paint color, painters can revive gloss and texture by polishing and buffing the finish. Because of rhe amount of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted by lacquer solvents, regulatory agencies have minimized the use of lacquer paint or required that it on ly be sprayed in down-draft paint booths equipped with special filters and ai r-purifying systems.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.26 of 5 – based on 32 votes