The Grown-Up’s Guide to Making Art with Kids features drawing tutorials, interactive pages and projects that will teach children and adults to draw and paint fun, simple subjects like unicorns, pets, flowers and more.
The book’s artwork is colourful, approachable and done using ordinary, easily available art tools, including markers, crayons, colored pencils and acrylic paint. In addition to drawing lessons, the book also includes projects and ideas for using artwork created from the prompts to make crafts, including a map, pop-up art and paper dolls. The book teaches valuable drawing, painting and crafting skills to both kids and adults, inspires creativity and encourages family togetherness. What better way to avoid screen time than by drawing, painting and creating together with your kids?$17.99
Jean Haines leads you on an exciting journey through painting. Not just a book for artists, this is for anyone looking for a way of enhancing their life and mood through paint. It’s also a way into art for people who have never painted and may even have been told they 'can’t paint’ at an early age. If you love the idea of sitting down and playing with colour and paint as a distraction from the stresses of modern life, then this is the book for you!
All of Jean’s books have promoted the life-enhancing effects of painting, and this is especially relevant in Paint Yourself Positive. It will encourage you to take up painting as a wonderful hobby that can transform your life.
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You don't need pottery classes, or even a kiln to glaze your creations – you can make gorgeous items quickly and easily by painting plain, shop-bought ceramic items and baking them in a domestic oven.
With 22 colourful projects to make, there are decorative plates, bowls, cups and pots, vases, a lamp and even earrings and a necklace. With simple techniques to follow, all explained in clear and simple terms, you just need a few brushes, some ceramic paints and some plain pottery and away you go!
If you love painted ceramics, patterns and making little gifts this book is for you!
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The surface you draw or paint on impacts everything in your artwork, from its texture and brightness to colour and durability. Artist Toolbox: Surfaces & Supports covers the drawing and painting surfaces and supports that all artists should know. You'll learn the basics and finer points of working on:
You'll also learn useful tips and techniques for preparing supports to receive media, see how to work with different media on each support and discover the most effective way to protect your finished artwork.$19.99
Anywhere, Anytime Art: Gouache explores this medium in a portable, approachable and contemporary way.
Basic painting topics, such as tools and materials, techniques and colour theory, are presented in an easy-to-read, visual style. The subsequent step-by-step projects focus on various subjects that artists can find anywhere, whether they're home or out and about. Artists can learn to paint their favourite things, including plants, flowers, cats, patterns and more.
The book is filled with vibrant, colourful artwork that's sure to inspire any artist to give gouache a try and get out there and paint!$19.99
The Organic Painter introduces innovative techniques for using non-traditional 'paint' derived from materials like coffee, tea and alcohol, to encourage freedom and expression! With a little guidance, you'll soon be painting with everyday materials you'd never considered as an artistic medium.
This inspiring book gives you all the techniques and ideas you'll need to boost your creativity, learn natural paint-making and be more resourceful with your art materials. Each project comes with instructions on how to make the paint, and also includes experiments and explorations for you to try. Plus, a simple painting accompanies each featured material and combines it with other materials or techniques, so you'll never lack inspiration.$32.99