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Creative Workshop - Watercolor & Acrylic: Challenge your artistic boundaries with 25 fun painting exercises
     

Creative Workshop - Watercolor & Acrylic: Challenge your artistic boundaries with 25 fun painting exercises

by Mark Mehaffey
 

Overcome "Creative Block" And Break Out of Your Norm!

Every artist struggles with creativity at one time or another. Creative Workshop Watercolor & Acrylic will help you, the watercolor artist, explore your creativity and stretch your boundaries while still making the realistic and semi-realistic art that you love to paint.

This book is chock-full

Overview

Overcome "Creative Block" And Break Out of Your Norm!

Every artist struggles with creativity at one time or another. Creative Workshop Watercolor & Acrylic will help you, the watercolor artist, explore your creativity and stretch your boundaries while still making the realistic and semi-realistic art that you love to paint.

This book is chock-full of hands-on projects, techniques and strategies to get you thinking beyond your self-imposed creative boundaries. Mark Mehaffey, an experience, friendly teacher, begins with the basics of designing a strong painting with shape, value and color. Once you've mastered these keys to any successful painting—regardless of style—you will have the confidence to be more creative! Mehaffey will show you practical techniques and lead you in experiments with color, composition, painting surfaces, methods of applying paint, and more.

This book offers creative exercises for every skill level and comfort level, as well as demonstrations, painting critiques, weak/strong comparisons and examples by Mehaffey and a variety of other accomplished artists. With this book in your studio, you'll be encouraged to have fun while creating wonderful art. In no time, you will have a variety of tools for jump-starting your creativity and painting with confidence!

Includes bonus DVD on watercolor painting on Yupo®!

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"The content is excellent and I'd recommend it wholeheartedly." —Art Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440322549
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
08/23/2012
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
10.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Mark Mehaffey is an internationally recognized, award-winning artist that has produced one watercolor and three acrylic DVDs for ArtistsNetwork.TV, as well as authoring Creative Watercolor Workshop.

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