Abstract Painting

20 Projects & Creative Techniques in Acrylic & Mixed Media
Petra Thölken

Description

Petra Thölken’s practical and inspiring book examines what it means to make an abstract work of art.

She encourages you to consider the subjects of composition, planes, and subject and expression, while also examining the more practical topics of colour theory and colour mixing, how to work with pigment, canvas and priming, spatula techniques and working with unconventional backgrounds. All these elements build up into a vocabulary of visual pointers from which the reader can begin to explore their own adventurousness and creativity.

Through the 20 beautiful projects that Petra demonstrates, step-by-step, readers will learn how to create texture, work with unusual tools and create soft transitions or high contrast. Her clarity of thought and inspirational advice will open your eyes to a whole new way of seeing your paintings and achieving the self-expression that leads to visually exciting and technically innovative work. For some of the projects, there are links to Petra's popular YouTube videos, demonstrating how she created the individual paintings.

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Details

  • Format
    Paperback
  • Pages
    128
  • Size
    280 x 215mm
  • Publisher
    Search Press
  • ISBN
    9781782219576
Stock Code
210137
Our Price
$38.99
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