You are invited to attend Anna's Painting Party in the comfort of your own home. Inside, you'll find 12 of her favourite paint-along projects – from butterflies and owls to flowers and Monet's bridge – all featuring her signature sense of whimsy and colour. Each painting is broken down into easy-to-follow, fail-safe steps that guarantee great results, yet with plenty of built-in opportunities for you to add your personal touch.
There are no complicated theories or tricky techniques. Materials lists tell you exactly what you need. Step-by-step instructions tell you precisely what to do. Simply follow along, sign your name and display with pride! Like any good party, the most important thing is to have fun. Your skills and confidence will grow with every stroke!
- 12 whimsical paint-along projects spanning a variety of favourite subjects such as princesses, peacocks, and tulips
- Advice on selecting materials and setting up your painting space
- A variety of fun techniques including painted collage, stenciling, "beginner's Impressionism" and negative painting
With Oil & Acrylic Workshop, artists of all skill levels will discover how to create beautifully textured, vibrant and colourful works of fine art using both traditional and unique painting tools in new and surprising ways.
Aspiring and established artists alike will relish setting aside the paintbrush in exchange for the palette knife, sponges and even their fingers to create colourful, contemporary works of art. Packed with techniques for working with oil and acrylic as well as colour theory and approachable step-by-step projects consisting of landscapes, animals, flowers and more, budding artists will become masters of new and engaging painting techniques in almost no time.$26.99
Since colour is such an important part of graphic design, designers need the most up-to-date, as well as the most fundamental, information on the subject to have the tools needed to use colour effectively. From the meanings behind colours to working with colour in presentations, this book provides readers with the vital information needed to apply colour creatively and effectively to their design work.
Readers also receive guidance on talking with clients about colour and selling colour ideas. The science behind colour theory is also explained in easily understood language, and case studies are included to show the effects some colour choices had on both their clients and consumers.$29.99
Folk Art Fusion explores the colourful combination of art styles present in modern folk art paintings.
Learn how traditional folk art continues to influence today's painters, and discover how to create contemporary folk-art paintings with approachable, step-by-step projects featuring traditional subjects painted with creative techniques and popular style, including flowers, animals, architecture, sugar skulls, portraits and more.
Colourful, contemporary and inspirational, this book enables artists of all skill levels to discover the joy of creating modern, globally-inspired art in this time-treasured genre.$27.99
A clear, comprehensive guide to colour mixing for the artist using oil paints.
It begins with simple colour theory and a colour wheel, with a template provided so that readers can paint their own; a vital step towards understanding colour. There is vividly illustrated guidance on complementary, warm and cool colours, colour tone, using a limited palette, dull and bright colours and factoring in local colour. There follows an array of essential colour mixes using widely available Winsor & Newton colours.
A beautifully presented and practical guide to understanding and mixing colours.
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In this workshop approach, you will be encouraged to explore a chosen theme in as many forms as possible.
After learning where to find inspiration (past experiences, memories, intentions, cultural themes, etc.) and how to develop a personal library of symbols, colours and marks, you are guided through 15 techniques to use in your paintings and will also see two or three complete painting projects come together start-to-finish.
Prompts offer ideas for developing your own new series, showing how to collect ideas that reflect your personal voice.$42.99$39.99