Painting with Mixed Media

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Stackpole Books, Jul 1, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
How to use painting mediums such as acrylic, watercolor, oil paint, ink, tempera, and pastels in combination with glazes, gesso, wax, and other materials for use in collages, scrapbooks, memory boxes, photo albums, and individual art pieces.

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User Review  - SallyAma - LibraryThing

So many techniques and unusual material uses as well as the usual, all explained briefly but in enough detail to be brave enough to try. If it as good as my first read, I'll probably raise my rating to five stars . Read full review


1 Diving In with Materials Tools and Substrates 1
2 Make Waves with Acrylics 13
3 In the Swim with Watercolor and Inks 35
4 Plunge into Oil Paints 51
5 Into the Pool with Pastels 69
6 The Waters Fine with Tempera 91
7 Portfolio of Art 103
Resources 126
About the Contributing Artists 127
About the Authors 131
Acknowledgments 132
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Paula Guhin is a photographer, mixed-media artist, visual arts educator, and writer. She is the author of Image Art Workshop and Glorious Glue: Art with Adhesives and co-author of The Complete Photo Guide to Creative Painting. Guhin teaches workshops and does demonstrations internationally. She is also a contributing editor at Arts & Activities Magazine and blogs at She lives in South Dakota. Geri Greenman is an artist and retired art educator. She is a contributing editor at Arts & Activities Magazine, which she has been contributing to for 24 years, and is co-author (with Paula Guhin) of The Complete Photo Guide to Creative Painting. She lives in Illinois.

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