All the basic information relating to picture elements, theme and design is provided at the start of the book, composition, together with an exploration of the meaning of abstract painting, and its importance as a means of self-expression and creativity. Search Press UK. Rather than providing step-by-step instructions, technique, each of the exercises consists of information on method, composition, materials, imagery and structure which will direct you to the finished piece while at the same time allowing your creativity to flow.

. Clear, challenging and inspiring, this book contains instructions for 65 abstract paintings that you can get to work on straightaway, with no previous experience.

Abstracts: 50 Inspirational Projects

Where do you find inspiration for an abstract painting? How do you start? What materials should you use? Are composition and perspective important? These questions and others are answered in detail in this impressive book, with a clarity that guarantees success. Whether you want to purely abstract your ideas, or music, thoughts and feelings into colour and mood, flowers, such as landscapes, or whether you want to base your pictures on subjects that interest you, you will find much to guide and fascinate you here.

With help on what materials to use and how to use them, she includes many photographs illustrating different ways to create smooth, collaged, textured, vibrant, powerful and atmospheric abstract art. Rolina van vliet is an enthusiastic teacher, with 50 stunning projects, and she offers a brilliant insight into what makes good paintings, each accompanied by expert tips and a full palette of exciting and fun techniques.

. Beginners will love the way Rolina encourages experimentation - there are no rules, and more experienced artists will find much here to inspire them. Search Press UK.


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Search Press UK. The book also includes more than 350 selected images to inspire and guide the readers eye. It features 50 studies detailing dozens of techniques and textures readers can use to practise achieving abstract and non-figurative painting. With a detailed explanation of the technical aspects of painting, the book covers figurative elements, composition and construction work specifically.

This is the fourth and most technical book on abstract art by Rolina van Vliet. Abstracts techniques and textures is a comprehensive handbook for amateurs, professionals, teachers and students alike to learn the intricacies of painting abstracts. Used book in Good Condition. In comparison to its predecessors it takes a more in-depth look at the practical nature of abstract art.

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Search Press UK. Generously illustrated with over 200 color images, this book will open your eyes to a whole new way of seeing your paintings as they develop, allowing you to be more personally expressive and authentic in your artistic expression. As you examine line, you become more aware of the elements that make up a painting, shape, pattern, texture, depth, and color in detail, and better able to observe your own work without judgment and self-criticism.

. Abstract painting: the elements of Visual Language examines and articulates a vocabulary of visual elements from which you build images, abstract or otherwise. Used book in Good Condition.


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This book introduces the concept of realistic abstract painting - a loosely impressionistic form of painting that leaves much to the imagination of the viewer. Used book in Good Condition. Search Press UK. The subject, is executed with freedom and fluidity, though recognisable, resulting in a painting that is far from photographic.

Aimed at those with some experience of painting, including gouache, all the examples in this book use various forms of water-based media, acrylics and watercolours. Designed to inspire, this book will stimulate your imagination; encourage you to try out the various methods described; and help you develop your own way of painting in this exciting style.

It has been described as the 'grey' area between figurative and abstract painting, yet there is nothing dull about this style, as the numerous colourful examples in this book show. Search PressUK.


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Learn what tools toye finds most useful in making art, along with 17 step-by-step demonstrations showing how to use them to best effect. Start-to-Finish Painting Projects. Achieve wonderfully original patterns using resist pens, mouth atomizers and India ink. Discover fresh takes on stenciling, sponging, making and working with gesso.

10 like a diving board for creativity, Abstract Explorations in Acrylic Painting will help you plunge joyfully into artmaking. Use razor blades and applicator bottles to create distinctive linework. Search PressUK. Heavily illustrated and filled with exciting ideas you won't find anywhere else, experiment, Abstract Explorations in Acrylic Painting will inspire you to paint, play.

. And come away with some of your best work yet! Search Press UK. North Light Books. Experiment with clear Tar Gel, pour paint with pipettes, work over top a "failed" painting. All yielding brilliantly original results.


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Search PressUK. Familiar obstacles such as "i don't know what to paint" or "How do I know if this is good?" are easily set aside as you explore fun exercises such as connecting dots, shadow hunting, automatic drawing, working with haiku poetry paintings and much more. A creative & inspiring guide to abstract painting.

Overcome the familiar obstacles of "I don't know what to paint!" & "How do I know if this good?" with this. North Light Books. Used book in Good Condition. Colour Throughout. So turn off the noise in your head, follow your own instincts and delight in what emerges!40 exercises exploring original ideas and inventive techniques for making abstract art.

Projects can be done in any order and with nearly any materials--start working right away on any project that grabs your attention!50 contemporary artists share diverse work and viewpoints on the process of working abstractly. North Light. Paperback. Celebrate your own nonconformist place in the world of art.

Going far beyond standard notions of developing an abstract "style" or particular "look, " Creating Abstract Art unleashes the numerous possibilities that abound in your creative subconscious. Write your own artistic license and start Creating Abstract Artyour way, today! Search Press UK.


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North Light Books. North Light. Colour Throughout. Search PressUK. A creative & inspiring guide to abstract painting. Overcome the familiar obstacles of "I don't know what to paint!" & "How do I know if this good?" with this. Used book in Good Condition. Would you love to take your art in a new direction?In Abstract Art Painting, you will enter a realm of tactile, intuitive excitement, combining pastel and acrylic to achieve results as unique as you are.

You'll learn how to explore the use of color theory in abstraction and to use underpainting to bring structure and depth to your art. In addition you'll begin to understand how to work in a series and how this can help you develop your own personal style. A sampling of what you'll add to your creative toolbox:pastel and acrylic techniques to use to complete your own paintingsThe benefits of expressing your ideas abstractlyHow to loosen up by using your nondominant hand and drawing to musicWays to express emotions through mark-makingUsing color and symbolism for expressionWorking with photos for inspirationTips for using color studies Step into your own abstract frame of mind today! Search Press UK.

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North Light Books. Colour Throughout. Paperback. North Light Books. North Light. A creative & inspiring guide to abstract painting. Overcome the familiar obstacles of "I don't know what to paint!" & "How do I know if this good?" with this. Search PressUK. Used book in Good Condition. In this book, the successful, self-taught artist helps you "dive in with an open mind and fearless heart.

Everything inside is geared toward kick-starting your creativity:An exciting series of 22 fun-to-follow, step-by-step projects. A tantalizing variety of approaches and inspirations for applying and manipulating paint, ink, crayons, paper, pencils, photos and more. Quick and loose exercises for building a library of ideas, color palettes, patterns and designs to use in future paintings.

Loads of practical advice, including how to stock your studio without going broke, the five must-haves mediums, and how to finish and protect your artwork. For beginners eager to get to the "good stuff" and for artists looking to expand their repertoire, it just doesn't get any better. Every action-packed page will have you trying something new and pushing your boundaries! make marbled acrylic skins * Add a stain * Discover instant gratification with Yupo paper * Achieve the wonderfully aged look of image transfers * Play with graffiti-style art * Experiment with gel mediums * Incorporate non-commercial add-ins like eggshells and netting * Create incredible abstract landscapes and cityscapes * And so much more! Search Press UK.

A quick-start guide to beautifully layered and textured abstracts! While there are many approaches to painting abstract art, Jodi Ohl's philosophy is to simply start. Splatter, scrape, stamp, repeat.


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North Light. Everyone has an artist within them and a unique perspective to offer the world! Happy Abstracts is an explorative painting guide by colorful artist EttaVee, Jessi Raulet where you’ll learn to create bright and uplifting abstract art on canvas. North Light Books. Journey through six projects, where you’ll be encouraged to explore abstract painting with a playful and open mind.

Burn bright and beautiful with bold hues and daring brushwork as you paint along with stroke-by-stroke photo guides. As an added bonus, etta vee’s colorful artworks adorns 14 pullout cards at the back of your Happy Abstracts book. North Light Books. Pick up a brush to create vibrant and unique canvases for your home as you stride into the world of EttaVee Art with these 6 colorful abstract paintings: Bright Brush Strokes, Expressive Abstract Sky, Monochromatic Glam, Art Heart, Multi Canvas Strokes, and Artful Paper.

A creative & inspiring guide to abstract painting. Overcome the familiar obstacles of "I don't know what to paint!" & "How do I know if this good?" with this. Used book in Good Condition. Each card has an uplifting quote on the back and they’re perforated for easy removal. There’s no better way to feed your creative soul than by exploring new ways to stretch your mind and creativity.




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Search PressUK. It is divided into helpful sections to teach the reader how to use acrylics, watercolours or airbrushing, bark and leaves, as well as natural materials such as sand, to create captivating pictures full of colour and vitality. Austrian artist waltraud Nawratil shows you how to combine a love for nature with a passion for expressive painting.

The book covers the variations through all seasons, teaching the reader to see the natural world with creativity and a fresh new perspective. Used book in Good Condition. Search Press UK. North Light Books. Paperback. Colour Throughout. There is a wealth of stunning abstract pieces by Waltraud which will provide inspiration for more experience painters as well as the beginner.

Search Press UK. North Light Books. North Light. A creative & inspiring guide to abstract painting. Overcome the familiar obstacles of "I don't know what to paint!" & "How do I know if this good?" with this.


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