Surface Treatment Workshop: Explore 45 Mixed-Media Techniques

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North Light Books, Apr 1, 2011 - Art - 144 pages
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Breaking the Surface

Pondering how to begin a new piece of art? Surface Treatment Workshop has the answer! The authors of Image Transfer Workshop are back to show you 45 stepped-out mixed-media techniques that will add depth and texture to your artwork. These techniques are the perfect jump-off point for creating art you will love to look at, and, in some cases, touch!

In this comprehensive guide, you’ll find: 45 techniques. Exciting new applications such as the use of WonderUnder, pulled paper and plaster-dipped gauze will provide you with fresh ideas--many previously unpublished. Multiple variations. Each technique features swatches and descriptions to take the techniques in multiple directions with multiple mixed-media products. Inspirational style. Fully stepped-out projects from two artists will show you how to combine the techniques into finished works of art that can go in any artistic style. Take Surface Treatment Workshop with you on your artistic journey for beautiful beginnings.

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User Review  - ct1156 - Overstock.com

As in their other Workshop book these ladies deliver. Precise directions lgood illustrations for each step and alot of inspirational artwork to get you going at a great Overstock price. Now I can quit renewing my library copy. Read full review

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User Review  - luluartgurl22 - Overstock.com

Thorough presentation of techniques with lots of new ideas to try. I would definitely recommend for someone curious about mixed media Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Darlene Olivia McElroy is a mixed-media artist and painter whose work focuses on man's primal origins, sins and religious conflicts. In the past 20 years she has written for numerous publications, and has taught art classes. She is a member of AHA (Association of Hispanic Artists), Santa Fe Artists Voice, FOCA (Friends of Contemporary Art).

Sandra Duran Wilson is a painter and mixed-media artist. Making her paints and paper from materials found in nature is a direct result of her passion for combining art and science. Her mixed-media pieces employ painting, printmaking, photography and collage. Sandra has degrees in both science and art from the University of New Mexico.

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