Imaginary Characters: Mixed-Media Painting Techniques for Figures and Faces

Imaginary Characters: Mixed-Media Painting Techniques for Figures and Faces

Karen O'Brien

Believe in magic, belief your instinct and locate your own creative style!

In this e-book, you are the storyteller and the artist and you are on a quest to convey the soulful characters, legendary creatures and magical landscapes of your mind's eye to existence via mixed-media artwork. you are going to faucet into your inventive voice to fuse jointly lush dreamscapes, imaginary characters and located gadgets to construct mesmerizing scenes, whimsical figures and expressive faces out of layers of acrylic, college, watercolor and extra. research the options essential to create one of a kind mixed-media masterpieces.

On your trip, you are going to discover:

  • Five abilities to discover your distinct artistic voice.
  • A magical drawing procedure. simply locate your characters' our bodies and faces hidden in random shapes on painted backgrounds; it is like seeing animals within the clouds.
  • Imaginative warm-up routines. examine guidance for making a personality reference library, secrets and techniques for drawing strange faces, how one can boost a colour palette and suggestion on the best way to play with percentage, gentle and shading.
  • More than 30 intriguing mixed-media tasks utilizing watercolor, classic images, gouache, pencil, cloth, ink and lots more and plenty extra to convey your imaginary characters to existence on every thing from woodblocks and work to textile collages and paper dolls.
  • How to color with no plan. belief your instinct to create anything out of nothing.
  • Inspirational rates approximately creativity from well-known artists and thinkers.

Embrace your interest and spot what happens!

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