You'll Love This Mixed Media Book If:
- You want to experiment with new mixed media flavors
- You want to add textures to your work by using unusual tools
- You love doodling, bookmaking, collagraph printing & food recipes
In Flavor for Mixed Media
you'll open up a fanciful feast of color, textures and layers. These exciting mixed media projects, ideas, techniques & tricks
will lure even the most traditional painter to the side of mixed media. Learn how to experiment with color mixing in order to develop your own personal preferences as well as exciting collage techniques. Artist Mary Beth Shaw shares her favorite recipes for mixed media as well as delicious treats!
Follow along step-by-step with these easy-to-follow mixed media recipes & then strike out on your own to create one-of-a-kind art. Find your own artistic voice as Mary Beth Shaw shows you how to collage & more with this mixed media book. Each chapter introduces a new topic & builds upon the skills developed in previous pages. Let Flavor for Mixed Media tempt your own creative palette today!
In Flavor for Mixed Media You'll Learn:
- Mixed media tips & techniques for creating multiple layers & different textures
- How to create depth to your work with cutout shapes or Plexiglass
- How to use what's already in your art-making pantry in clever new ways
A Word From the Author:
Just like stocking a pantry, furnishing your art room or studio requires preparation. When I was first getting serious about my art, I bought every supply I could get my hands on --the more, the merrier. Or so I thought. Then I got kinda overwhelmed. I spent a lot of time playing with each and every supply to figure out what did what and variety of effects I could achieve. It was trial by error, and I made ugly messes. These days I try to minimize my supplies slightly, but oh I can't help myself. I still adore trying new things.
So, as you can imagine, I have tons of media in my studio. I think of all my supplies, media and substrates like a giant spice rack. In other words, I don't necessarily use every single item every single time. I tend to pick and choose judiciously as I work through an individual piece." --Mary Beth Shaw
What Other Artist's Are Saying:
"If you only buy one book this year, this should be it! There are so many techniques coupled with fun recipes and associated ideas. She makes it all look so easy - and I've found that it is. Check it out. You won't be sorry."- Cindy Burkholder
Check out this free excerpt from Flavor for Mixed Media: How to create a clayboard book using clayboard pieces and binder rings!
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