Water Paper Paint: Exploring Creativity with Watercolor and Mixed Media

Water Paper Paint: Exploring Creativity with Watercolor and Mixed Media

by Heather Smith Jones
     
 

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This book is not only for "painters" but for all types of creative individuals who want to experience and play with watercolor, whether their background is mixed-media, textile art, journaling, or paper craft. Unlike the typical watercolor text books, this unique, beautiful volume is a field book of inspiration, creative ideas, how to's, and projects, all from an

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This book is not only for "painters" but for all types of creative individuals who want to experience and play with watercolor, whether their background is mixed-media, textile art, journaling, or paper craft. Unlike the typical watercolor text books, this unique, beautiful volume is a field book of inspiration, creative ideas, how to's, and projects, all from an artist's perspective. Each creative exercise features a technique, shows step-by-step photographs, and includes a clever idea for a gift or project that can be made from the painted samples.

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Water Paper Paint: Exploring Creativity with Watercolor and Mixed
Media
. Quarry: Quayside. 2011. 156p. illus. ISBN 9781592536559. pap.
$22.99. ART INSTRUCTION
Studio artist Smith Jones presents a new kind of art how-to book, in which she tackles many of the intangibles of the creative process but from a practical point of view. She is not constrained by any one medium, and she encourages readers to stretch beyond their boundaries.
Various drawing, watercolor, and collage materials, as well as different methods, subject matters, and ways to display completed work, are discussed. This book will appeal to artists who want to rekindle their creative spirit, and it could inspire hobbyists and scrapbookers to take a next step. - Library Journal, February 2011
Library Journal
Studio artist Smith Jones presents a new kind of art how-to book, in which she tackles many of the intangibles of the creative process but from a practical point of view. She is not constrained by any one medium, and she encourages readers to stretch beyond their boundaries. Various drawing, watercolor, and collage materials, as well as different methods, subject matters, and ways to display completed work, are discussed. This book will appeal to artists who want to rekindle their creative spirit, and it could inspire hobbyists and scrapbookers to take a next step.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592536559
Publisher:
Quarry Books
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Pages:
156
Sales rank:
382,041
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Heather Smith Jones is a studio artist and arts-based preschool instructor and is represented by a number of galleries nationwide. Her work is in the public collections of the Sprint Corporation and Emprise Financial Corporation and many private collections. She has completed residencies at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Hall Farm Center for Arts and Education. In addition to her own studio work, Smith Jones collaborates with other artists in photography and art projects of multi-disciplines. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas. Visit www.heathersmithjones.com, www.hrsmithjones.blogspot.com, www.noticingproject2009.wordpress.com, and www.candscollective.com.

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