You’ll love this mixed-media art book if:
- You’re looking to develop your own signature style
- You want to learn new mixed-media techniques that utilize a variety of mediums
- You want to eventually share your art with others and inspire them to create
If you’re feeling inspired to dive head-first into the world of mixed-media art, Adventures in Mixed Media Art by Amy Jones is the book for you. Whether you’ve been immersed in art for years, or have never picked up a paintbrush, the collection of techniques and projects in this book will guide you through your own exploration of mixed media. Plus, with contributions from experts like Dina Wakley, Kelly Rae Roberts, Mary Beth Shaw, and more, you can’t go wrong.
First, ramp up the inspiration with a selection of readings that are meant to help you take advantage of your current enthusiasm for mixed media, and maintain that excitement throughout your journey. Discover your creative style by making an art journal using basic mixed-media techniques. Once you’ve begun to develop your signature style, take it to the next level with more advanced techniques and projects. The adventure doesn’t end here, however – share your love of mixed-media with the world, and encourage others to embrace their own appreciation for art. Be inspired, create, inspire others, repeat.
In Adventures in Mixed Media Art you’ll find:
- 20 mixed-media projects from your favorite books by artists such as Dina Wakley, Mary Beth Shaw, The Journal Fodder Junkies, and more
- A wide variety of mixed-media techniques like hand lettering, embossing, mark making, mixed-media portrait painting, and more
- Upcycling ideas for transforming your less-than-stellar pieces into pieces you’ll be proud to display
A word from the author:
“Welcome to your mixed-media adventure. If you’re reading this right now, chances are you’ve been inspired by mixed-media art and are ready to give it a try. If you’re worried about things like not being able to draw or being overwhelmed by all of the kinds of mixed-media techniques–don’t be.” —Amy Jones
About the author:
Amy Jones is an associate content developer for North Light Books. She is the co-editor of Zen Doodle: Tons of Tangles. You can frequently find her trying mixed-media techniques from the books she edits or reading British literature.
Chapter 1: Make the Most of Your Creative Energy
Chapter 2: Discover Your Signature Style
Chapter 3: Refine Your Style, Repurpose Your Art
Chapter 4: Share Mixed Media with the World!
About the Contributors