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Creative Foundations

40 Scrapbook and Mixed-Media Techniques to Build Your Artistic Toolbox

By Vicki Boutin

SKU# X3272-X3273-GROUPED

Yes, You CAN Do It!

Internationally recognized artist and teacher Vicki Boutin takes the all mystery out of those scrapbook and mixed-media techniques you thought you could never do! She'll be with you every step of the way as you learn to paint, stamp, emboss and burnish your way to creating beautiful, unique and individual art.

In Creative Foundations you'll find:

  • 40 step-by-step demonstrations for easy, fun, messy, funky, innovative and customizable techniques for creating backgrounds, textures, supplements and embellishments.
  • 40 finished single-technique pieces of art and an additional 16 gallery pieces created by Vicki using a "recipe" of two to five separate techniques layered together.
  • 24 more exciting and inspiring gallery pieces created by powerhouse contributors, including Rhonna Farrer, Wendy Vecchi, Kelly Purkey and others.

So gather your arts and crafts supplies, choose your inspiration and get down to it! Whether you're making scrapbook pages, cards, wall art, décor or something else entirely, with these Creative Foundations, you'll find that the possibilities are endless.

About the Author
Vicki Boutin approaches art in a fun, fresh and accessible way. Her goal is to bring out the inner artist in everyone. Think you could never do that? Well, Vicki says, "Yes, YOU can do it!" In addition to teaching scrapbooking and papercrafting workshops throughout Canada, the United States and Europe, Vicki's work can frequently be seen in Better Homes and Gardens Scrapbooks Etc. and Scrapbooks and Cards, Today magazines. She lives in southern Ontario, Canada, with her husband and two children.

Inspiration awaits at
Look • Meet • Make

Check out this free excerpt from Creative Foundations: How to use aluminum foil to create an album cover!

Additional Feature 300 Color Illustrations
Author/Speaker/Editor Vicki Boutin
File/Trim Size 8.25''w x 10.875''h
ISBN 13 9781440311871
Number Of Pages 144
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