Mixed media is all about experimenting with the materials available to you and honing your artistic skills. With this book, you will learn to effectively use paints, papers, fibers, stamps and stencils, found and repurposed materials, and many other materials. The techniques in this book are presented with simple step-by-step examples of how to wield basic art tools and materials to effect both traditional and cutting-edge mixed media concepts. Artists will not only learn a variety of new concepts and techniques, but also discover how to apply them within their own mixed media projects. With so many techniques to choose from, The Complete Book of Mixed Media Art will inspire artists of all skill levels to explore the many ways they can get started with the ever-evolving, ever-popular mixed media art form.
So get ready to get creative! With step-by-step art projects to apply newly learned techniques, bonus creative exercises to get your artistic juices flowing, and more than 500 photos to inspire you, The Complete Book of Mixed Media Art can truly help you develop your artistic style and talent.
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