Author: Michael Bossom
Publisher: Search PressLtd
Release Date: 2002
Using over 155 step-by-step photographs and many inspirational examples, Michael Bossom shows how to paint a whole range of stunning pictures - vibrant flowers, incredible fantasy scenes, tranquil landscapes and luminous abstract designs. Different surfaces can be used including wood, rigid board, absorbent and sealed card, foil, and smooth, textured and tissue paper. Images can be transferred on to fabric which can then be overpainted, or embroidered and embellished with beads and collage. There are so many ways to use the pastel, bold, bright and metallic colours - the free flowing wax melts magically into patterns, borders and intricate designs or skies, trees, lakes and mountains. Each painting is unique and original and a whole range of cards and gifts can be make quickly and simply.
Offers projects with instructions and photographs that demonstrate different techniques for using pigmented wax to create original artwork and handicrafts such as greeting cards, gift boxes, and candleholders.
Author: Walter Foster Creative Team
Publisher: Walter Foster Jr
Release Date: 2018-02-06
Featuring a wide variety of mixed media techniques, including drawing and painting, stamping, stitching, ephemera, encaustics, collaging, journaling, and more, The Complete Book of Mixed Media Art is the perfect resource for artists exploring the many ways they can expand their artistic horizons with mixed media art. Each technique is presented with simple step-by-step examples of how to wield basic art tools and materials to effect both traditional and cutting-edge mixed media concepts. Artists will not only learn a variety of new concepts and techniques, but also discover how to apply them within their own mixed media projects. With so many techniques to choose from, The Complete Book of Mixed Media Art will inspire artists of all skill levels to explore the many ways they can get started with the ever-evolving, ever-popular mixed media art form.
Award-winning encaustic artist Daniella Woolf shares her groundbreaking techniques and ideas in working with encaustic, a highly-versatile and popular mixed-media technique that unifies and brings all elements together. Inside this essential resource on encaustic art, you'll discover a thorough introduction to materials and methods, pigment exploration, sculptural techniques, and incorporating found objects. Daniella also teaches you how to compose encaustic art by layering such techniques as collage, stenciling, masking, pigmenting, and image transfers into wax, as well as how to fuse the layers with heat. You'll be inspired by a broad selection of projects and progress into extending the myriad of possibilities using encaustic techniques. The versatility of encaustic is enhanced and beautifully illustrated throughout the book. Also included in the book is a one-hour bonus DVD showcasing Daniella's expert teaching and the book's extensive techniques.
Author: Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch
Publisher: North Light Books
Release Date: 2013-08-09
Your Comprehensive Encaustic Guidebook! Everything you need to know to get started with encaustic painting is contained inside this book. Featuring techniques and projects from Encaustic Workshop and Encaustic Mixed Media--plus a multitude of brand new projects--Encaustic Painting Techniques is the Whole Ball of Wax! Painting with wax might seem intimidating or dangerous, but have no fear. The myths of encaustic are dispelled as you discover how easy and safe this dynamic art form can be. Whether you're a beginner or a more experienced artist, you will experience new inspiration as you experiment with tar, shellac, acrylic, watercolors, paper and more. Inside you'll find: More than 40 step-by-step technique demonstrations. 20 projects to inspire gorgeous encaustic art. Dozens of tips and words of wisdom for getting the most out of your encaustic practice. Add encaustic to your creative toolbox!
Author: Jennifer Margell
Publisher: Parkstone International
Release Date: 2015-08-21
Encaustic painting is one of the world’s most venerable art forms, having been practised consistently around the world since the ancient Egyptians first used it to decorate sarcophagi, and enjoying continuing popularity in the modern era with artists such as Paul Klee and Diego Rivera. In this new text, Jennifer Margell offers readers a comprehensive introduction to the medium, featuring instructive how-tos for encaustic art beginners, revealing interviews with some of the most celebrated practitioners of the medium, and a gallery featuring one of the largest published collections of encaustic art to date.
Author: Fred S. Kleiner
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2015-01-01
The most widely read and respected history of art and architecture in the English language for over 85 years just got easier to carry. GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: BACKPACK EDITION, BOOK A: ANTIQUITY, 15e is part of a six-book set that provides you with a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions. GARDNER has built its stellar reputation on up-to-date and extensive scholarship, reproductions of unsurpassed quality, and the consistent voice of a single storyteller. Author and award-winning scholar-professor Fred Kleiner continues to set the standard for art history textbooks, combining impeccable and authoritative scholarship with an engaging approach that discusses the most significant artworks and monuments in their full historical and cultural contexts--all reproduced according to the highest standards of clarity and color fidelity. The Fifteenth Edition includes new images, new boxed features, updated maps, Google Earth coordinates for every artwork and site in the text, architectural reconstructions beautifully rendered by John Burge, and more. In addition, more than 40 reviewers contributed to the accuracy and readability of this edition. For half-year and Western-only courses, books within the six-book set can be purchased individually. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Cherril Doty
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Release Date: 2018-12-18
In 101 Mixed Media Techniques, artists of all backgrounds and skill levels will learn and explore fun, cutting-edge techniques in the popular genre of mixed media art. Mixed media enthusiasts will enjoy learning the essential concepts for creating their own mixed media art—whether they are experienced in its approaches or just starting out. 101 Mixed Media Techniques features a wide variety of traditional and eclectic techniques, including drawing and painting, stamping, stitching, using photos, prepping backgrounds, working with wax, using different kinds of inks, collaging, journaling, and working with encaustics. Multiple ways to use each technique are provided to inspire and nurture creative freedom in every artist. Each technique is presented in a step-by-step format, beginning with an overview of the required tools and materials. The instructions are straightforward and approachable, so artists of all levels can master them with ease. The engaging and accessible format caters to individual learning preferences, allowing artists to focus on a single technique or several at a time. Readers will not only learn a variety of techniques, but will also discover new ideas and inspiration for using the techniques in their own projects. With so many options to choose from, 101 Mixed Media Techniques has something for every artist and is sure to inspire new forms of creativity.
Author: Karen Libecap
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Release Date: 2016-10-01
Discover how to draw and paint beautiful, miniature works of art. The Big Book of Tiny Art is a modern, eclectic collection of miniature art. Showcasing both drawing and painting, this inspirational guidebook offers an up-close look at the art of the miniature. Beginning with an introduction to miniature art and its history, The Big Book of Tiny Art includes photographs of stunning miniature art composed to highlight and demonstrate the actual size of the artwork. Packed with amazing photography and illustrations, The Big Book of Tiny Art is not just a feast for the eyes. Alongside incredible art examples, readers will find insight and professional tips from the artists about how they work and how to achieve big impact on tiny canvases. A "small" selection of how-to projects demonstrates how beginning artists interested in miniature art can get started.
"An artist working with traditional materials will use them in accepted ways or, through experimenta tion, will discover new methods. With perception these new methods may be brought to unique and innovative statement. This paper provides a short history of the ancient technique of painting known as encaustic, it contains a brief summary of certain contemporary artists' uses of encaustic; and, finally, it gives this writer's own contribution of a new concept for painting with encaustic. When the artist utilizes a more intensive burning-in of the colors, it is possible for encaustic to project a totally unique and independent image among the fine art techniques."--Abstract.
Author: Barbara Delaney
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
Release Date: 2013-03-10
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Find out where paint, paper, fabric, metal, and wax all come to play with this easy-to-download The Cloth Paper Scissors Book. Uncover the very best articles and projects from the first six years of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine. Barbara Delaney, assistant editor for Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, has assembled a gold mine of the top articles, hands-on art pieces, and mixed-media ideas for the first time ever. Explore the exciting worlds of collage, journaling, encaustic, printing, assemblage, metal work, and more. Discover how to make interesting fabric surface designs, keep a uniquely-you sketchbook, and transform a basic photograph into something unexpected. The only rule in this must-have mixed-media resource is that there are no rules. In addition to projects and techniques, the artists of The Cloth Paper Scissors Book elaborate on their favorite tools and mediums. Choosing and using just the right paint, fabric, paintbrush, glue, paper, wax, found object, and more is made easy for you with this light-hearted guide. The projects inside are suitable for many skill levels, with opportunities for every mixed-media enthusiast to have fun while enhancing their skills and adding a personal touch to their art. If you are new to mixed-media, you will love the accessible and easy-to-learn projects. And if you are already familiar with mixed-media and Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, you will love the convenience of owning so many great articles and art project ideas in one superb collection. With The Cloth Paper Scissors Book, you'll enjoy the advice and company of the best mixed-media artists in the convenience of your own home or while you're out and about!
Author: Patricia B. Seggebruch
Publisher: North Light Books
Release Date: 2014
Offers step-by-step demonstrations from nine artists that showcase innovative techniques used in encaustic painting, and features such special projects as sculpting with foam and wax, dying fabrics, and creating collages.