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Mixed-Media Girls with Suzi Blu: Drawing, Painting, and Fanciful Adornments from Start to Finish
     

Mixed-Media Girls with Suzi Blu: Drawing, Painting, and Fanciful Adornments from Start to Finish

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by Suzi Blu
 

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Growing out of her popular online workshops and videos, Mixed-Media Girls with Suzi Blu takes you step by step through the process of drawing a folk art and stylized girl's face. You will learn to create simple, balanced features and add shading with colored pencils and paint. From there, you will learn how to draw the rest of the figure and put it into a

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Growing out of her popular online workshops and videos, Mixed-Media Girls with Suzi Blu takes you step by step through the process of drawing a folk art and stylized girl's face. You will learn to create simple, balanced features and add shading with colored pencils and paint. From there, you will learn how to draw the rest of the figure and put it into a unique, textured, mixed-media background.

- Learn to design costumes and personalities for your girls and adapt them to fit your own artistic style.

- Create vivid, exciting backgrounds by layering paint, collaging with fabric, carving beeswax, distressing wood, and building up texture with mediums and pastes.

- And the accompanying online videos include a mini workshop full of whimsical mayhem, motivation, and real-time video with Suzi Blu, showing you detailed drawing and shading techniques for faces, beeswax finishes, and how to make a mixed-media art journal start to finish.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592537693
Publisher:
Quarry Books
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
234,349
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Known for her quirky videos and down to earth style, Suzi Blu is a leader in teaching art to women all over the world through her online school Les Petit Academy. She lives in a gypsy cottage in San Diego, California with her best pet friends Gigi Rainbow Sparkle and Finnegan Glitter Sunshine Magic. She encourages everyone to be an artist. Visit her blog at http://suziblu.typepad.com.

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Mixed-Media Girls with Suzi Blu: Drawing, Painting, and Fanciful Adornments from Start to Finish 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
PinkInk More than 1 year ago
This book is so lovely and enjoyable to look at and read. The teaching of drawing little girlies is wonderful. My grand daughter and I love it. It comes with a CD which is wonderful and very insightful. I highly recommend.
Tolkien4meRG More than 1 year ago
Suzi is an amazing teacher! I have taken her online classes for a couple of years as well as in person and she has rocked my world. Her techniques are easy to learn and her personality and quirkiness make her very approachable. This book is great for beginners in the mixed media format as well as more experienced artists who want to broaden their style.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love the book, but I did not get the DVD that was supposed to come with it. Tried to contact CS but no luck so far.
tearose6677 More than 1 year ago
for anyone who wants to learn how to draw artsy girls for art journals.
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slpeters2009 More than 1 year ago
Would love this on my NOOK Color! Please!