A new level of artistic expression!
Every artist strives to achieve the kind of painting that commands attention from across the room and delights the eye up close. In this book, artist and workshop teacher Patti Mollica walks you through surprisingly simple and efficient strategies for achieving that kind of powerful composition, whatever your subject.
Complete with timed exercises and start-to-finish painting demonstrations, this book is for any artist who feels overwhelmed by where to start or daunted by the urge to paint everything in sight. Patti Mollica's mindful approach will lead you to better, bolder results, as well as greater confidence and joy in the process. So load your palette with ample paint, grab some fat brushes and get ready to paint fast, paint loose, paint bold.
• Start with a strong, simple value statement
• Get expressive with color
• Be brave with your brushwork
• 5 technique exercises
• 5 start-to-finish painting demonstrations
|Product dimensions:||8.20(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.60(d)|
Table of Contents
Choosing Supplies 6
1 Creating a Strong Foundation 8
2 From Value to Color 34
3 Color Mixing for Unity 56
4 Brushwork 84
5 Painting Fast, Loose & Bold 102
About the Author 126
Dedication & Acknowledgments 127