Alternative Art Surfaces

Alternative Art Surfaces

Mixed Media Techniques for Painting on More Than 35 Different Surfaces

Book - 2014
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Indulge your creative curiosity and take your art off the canvas, off the board, and into the brave new world of Alternative Art Surfaces !

Mixed-media powerhouse duo Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran Wilson , authors of the best-selling books Image Transfer Workshop, Surface Treatment Workshop and Mixed Media Revolution , blaze new creative territory with more than 100 techniques for working on more than 35 unique surfaces in this, their jam-packed fourth book!

You'll find something new and exciting on every page: More than 35 alternative surfaces, including galvanized tin, mica, rawhide, nylon, unsanded grout, slate, spray foam and more More than 100 techniques for painting, sculpting, creating textures, encasing, carving, printing, transferring and more More than 125 tips for troubleshooting, preparing your surfaces, finishing and mounting your art, and taking your work to the next level More than 50 inspiring finished pieces of art showcasing the surfaces and techniques
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio :, North Light Books,, [2014]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ♭2014
ISBN: 9781440329449
Branch Call Number: 702.81 MCE NVD
Characteristics: 143 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Duran Wilson, Sandra


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May 06, 2015

This is a fairly recent book, so a lot of the ideas involve computer-generated images, if that's your thing. I liked the more tactile projects, like applying grout to canvas, or using wooden objects.

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