Mixed-Media Self-Portraits: Inspiration & Techniques

Mixed-Media Self-Portraits: Inspiration & Techniques

by Cate Coulacos Prato
     
 

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Featuring artwork from a wide range of contributors, this resource explores creative self-portraits through fun and easy exercises and essays that instruct and inspire artists working in all media. Examples of collage, fiber arts, and mixed-media artwork offer visual inspiration while essays throughout the book act as a guide to personal and artistic self-discovery

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Overview

Featuring artwork from a wide range of contributors, this resource explores creative self-portraits through fun and easy exercises and essays that instruct and inspire artists working in all media. Examples of collage, fiber arts, and mixed-media artwork offer visual inspiration while essays throughout the book act as a guide to personal and artistic self-discovery. Step-by-step techniques and creative prompts are used to direct artists through different approaches to creating self-portraits while exercises utilizing collage, drawing, photography, and stitching will jump-start the creative process and get ideas flowing on paper and fabric, encouraging artists to express themselves in new ways.

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"The ideas are inspirational. The book makes you want to go and grab your markers...and play. It's so inventive and wonderful." - CraftLit: A Podcast for Crafters Who Love Books

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The ideas are inspirational. The book makes you want to go and grab your markers . . . and play. It's so inventive and wonderful.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596680821
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.08(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author

Cate Coulacos Prato is an editor for Cloth Paper Scissors and Quilting Arts Magazine. She lives in West Boylston, Massachusetts.

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