Mixed Media Handbook eBook

An easy-to-follow guide to teach you everything you need to know about your art supplies including lessons and how to use them.
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You will love this mixed-media book if:

  • You want to learn the proper use and application for your art supplies
  • You want to learn about new art supplies to use in your work

To be a successful artist you must fully understand your art materials before using them in your art! This easy-to-use handbook is a must-have for all age groups and skill levels to understanding art materials and supplies of the craft. Divided into seven major areas, you will learn about basic materials and techniques, supports, materials, adhesives, tools, surface-enriching media and finishes. With the Mixed-Media Handbook as your guide, you will become a more confident artist. Be encouraged to experiment more in your art and to free up your focus on the fun part--creating.

In Mixed-Media Handbook you will find:

  • 18 step-by-step demonstrations illustrate techniques such as creating a painted map substrate, turning a slide into a collage element, and using encaustics
  • Alphabetical entry including notes on best practices for application, archival quality or longevity and ideas for using the materials in your art

About the Author

Kimberly Santiago is a working graphic designer, collage artist, instructor and owner of the Creative Corner Art Shop in Clarksville, TN. Her adventurous style in mixed-media art appeared in her first book, Collage Playground (North Light May, 2010). She has also been published in HOW magazine, Somerset Studio, and Cloth Paper Scissors. Visit her website at www.kimberlysantiagonow.com.

Chapter One, Where it begins: Substrates
Chapter Two, Commitment: Adhesives, tapes, and mediums
Chapter Three, Getting it Done: Mixed-media tools
Chapter Four, Embellish It: Paper, photographs, and other collage resources
Chapter Five, Outside the Box: Natural materials, building supplies, and household items
Chapter Six, Making Your Mark: Drawing materials
Chapter Seven, A Stroke of Genius: Painting materials

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU U7288
Product Type eBook
Number Of Pages 128
File Type PDF
ISBN 13 9781440333019
Author/Designer Kimberly Santiago
Technique Encaustic
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