Dusty Diablos: Folklore, Iconography, Assemblage, Ole!

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Assemblage ole!

Bring your artistic yearnings and sense of adventure along on a journey to the land of Dusty Diablos. Inspiration seeps from every page, and inside here you'll find: a tasty mix of ancient folklore (from the ancient metropolis of Teotihuacán to the miracle witnessed by Juan Diego); colorful pop culture (who knew that Western-Horror was its own film genre or that there's an entire island overrun with misfit dolls?) and ...

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Overview


Assemblage ole!

Bring your artistic yearnings and sense of adventure along on a journey to the land of Dusty Diablos. Inspiration seeps from every page, and inside here you'll find: a tasty mix of ancient folklore (from the ancient metropolis of Teotihuacán to the miracle witnessed by Juan Diego); colorful pop culture (who knew that Western-Horror was its own film genre or that there's an entire island overrun with misfit dolls?) and informative art-making how-tos (like the Tricky Burnt Paper Routine and crafting your own Nicho).

Join author Michael deMeng on an artist's pilgrimage south of the border and experience a culture as rich as it is beautiful and as genuine and down-to-earth as it is humorous and fascinating. While being mesmerized by all the amazing assemblage pieces, you also learn such nifty things as:

  • Mixing up Michael's favorite paint washes to achieve "rusty" results in your own work
  • Crafting your own slithering serpent
  • Creating miniature story boxes
  • Aging bottle caps with beer and so much more!
Indulge your senses and come along for a trip through crowded marketplaces, a thrilling taxicab ride and the intoxicating festivities of Dia de los Muertos and discover the allure of Dusty Diablos. You might not want to leave.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600613500
  • Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/30/2010
  • Pages: 146
  • Sales rank: 1,022,399
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


Michael deMeng is the author of Secrets of Rusty Things and an accomplished assemblage artist in the mixed-media world. His commissioned works span the globe and Michael teaches sold-out workshops across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Italy and Australia.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 15, 2012

    Lost Clan chapter two preview

    Moonkit ran from the flames as it lapped up the tunnel easily. "The tunnels on fire get out!" She yowled. Sunkit pushed Starkit along as Cloudkit led the way. Then a at jump infrount of the four kuts. "The flames are coming get out of the way" Sunkit mewedm "i know" he answerd. "Its coming closer... and fast!" Cloudkit mewed "thats good" he mewed. "Why?" Starkit asked tertified. "Becuase its time for you... to die" he answerd.....

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2012

    Inspiration!!

    I love this book!!! Lots of great pictures and stories. If you are looking for an instructional book this is NOT it. There are great samples and a few projects but mostly inspiration and gorgeous pics of Michael's work.

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