Imaginary Characters: Mixed-Media Painting Techniques for Figures and Faces

Imaginary Characters: Mixed-Media Painting Techniques for Figures and Faces

Karen O'Brien


Believe in magic, belief your instinct and locate your own inventive style!

In this ebook, you are the storyteller and the artist and you are on a quest to deliver the soulful characters, legendary creatures and magical landscapes of your mind's eye to existence via mixed-media paintings. you are going to faucet into your inventive voice to fuse jointly lush dreamscapes, imaginary characters and located gadgets to construct mesmerizing scenes, whimsical figures and expressive faces out of layers of acrylic, university, watercolor and extra. study the innovations essential to create different mixed-media masterpieces.

On your trip, you will discover:

  • Five talents to discover your precise artistic voice.
  • A magical drawing strategy. simply locate your characters' our bodies and faces hidden in random shapes on painted backgrounds; it is like seeing animals within the clouds.
  • Imaginative warm-up workouts. examine assistance for making a personality reference library, secrets and techniques for drawing strange faces, the right way to advance a colour palette and recommendation on tips to play with share, mild and shading.
  • More than 30 fascinating mixed-media initiatives utilizing watercolor, classic images, gouache, pencil, textile, ink and masses extra to convey your imaginary characters to lifestyles on every little thing from woodblocks and work to cloth collages and paper dolls.
  • How to color with no plan. belief your instinct to create anything out of nothing.
  • Inspirational costs approximately creativity from recognized artists and thinkers.

Embrace your interest and notice what happens!

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