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Unfurling, a mixed-media workshop with Misty Mawn : inspiration and techniques for self-expression through art / Misty Mawn.

By: Mawn, Misty.
Publisher: Beverly : Quarry Books, 2011Description: 127 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781592536887 (pbk.); 1592536883 ().Subject(s): Mixed media (Art) | Art -- Technique | HandicraftDDC classification: 745.5 Other classification: CRA000000 | ART000000 Online resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
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<p>Unfurling is a creative workshop in book form, offering a unique mix of motivation and technique exercises to get your creative juices flowing. Written by Misty Mawn, these pages will inspire anyone who wishes to open up more to the process of making art. It has also made the Top 10 Home & Garden list for Amazon's Best Books of 2011!</p> <p>This book begins with art exercises in drawing and painting that include portraiture, contour drawing, backgrounds, layering, and working with a still life, followed by collage and image transfer techniques. The second section offers exercises and projects in stamp carving, paper pottery, sculpture, origami, paper doll making, and surface design. These tactile explorations offer an enjoyment of the process as well as wonderful handmade projects. The last section shares a variety of approaches to visual journaling. There are instructions for binding your own journal, prompts and ideas for working on your pages, and a variety of exercises using photography and poetry as ways to inspire and inform your journal keeping. You'll also find a set of gift book plates and a beautiful paper doll designed by the author and printed on perforated cardstock in the back of the book.</p> <p>Tap into your inner creativity and explore new artistic processes with Unfurling!</p>

Comment by Catherine
26/01/2013

Loved it! Wide variety of projects, good explanations, plenty of room to do your own thing.

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