Alternative Art Surfaces: Mixed-Media Techniques for by Sandra Duran Wilson

By Sandra Duran Wilson

Mixed-media powerhouse duo Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran Wilson, authors of the best-selling books photograph move Workshop, floor therapy Workshop and combined Media Revolution, blaze new artistic territory with greater than a hundred thoughts for engaged on greater than 35 particular surfaces during this, their jam-packed fourth book!

You'll locate anything new and intriguing on each page:
More than 35 substitute surfaces, together with galvanized tin, mica, rawhide, nylon, unsanded grout, slate, spray foam and more
More than a hundred innovations for portray, sculpting, growing textures, encasing, carving, printing, moving and more
More than a hundred twenty five suggestions for troubleshooting, getting ready your surfaces, completing and mounting your artwork, and taking your paintings to the subsequent level
More than 50 inspiring complete items of paintings showcasing the surfaces and strategies

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When printing, it is best to use heavyweight printmaking paper that has been stretched and is still slightly damp. Weaving, Stitching and Embellishing To further explore hybrid approaches, artists are taking inspiration from myriad disciplines. When it comes to alternative approaches in the manipulation of paper, the fashion, fiber arts and textile industries can offer insight, as cloth is, in many ways, quite similar. Techniques such as weaving, quilting and stitching offer derivative possibilities when it comes to the design, manipulation and adhering of paper to a surface, Handmade paper infused with skeleton leaves is sponged with copper acrylic paint, and an embossed paper tip-in, mounted onto black board, is adhered on top as an accent.

Playful and carefree, alternative mixed-media painting techniques, utilizing a the picture evolves with reckless abandonment of the range of unconventional tools and materials. Sponging, critic that lies dormant in its creator. As the artist moves spattering, stippling, dripping, rolling, spraying, blowing, lyrically across the pictorial surface, happy accidents imprinting, stamping and rubbing are just some of the begin to happen and the intuitively painted environ- techniques invigorating the painting ground, infusing ment becomes an adventurous playground for aes- it with color, line, shape and pattern.

The resulting triangular shapes are wrapped around the back and adhered with PVA glue. The boxes are painted on all sides with acrylic paint and adhered to the panel from the back using wood glue. Modeling paste is used to fill in any gaps. 4 Finished Inlaid Boxes The dimensional panel boasts three inlaid boxes that will house intriguing decorative accents. See the piece Meditative Pathways in the beginning of chapter 6 to view the finished application of this demonstration. Download free wallpapers by Lisa L.

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