Download E-books Alternative Art Surfaces: Mixed-Media Techniques for Painting on More Than 35 Different Surfaces PDF

By Sandra Duran Wilson

Indulge your inventive interest and take your artwork off the canvas, off the board, and into the courageous new international of Alternative paintings Surfaces!

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

You'll locate whatever new and interesting 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 options for portray, sculpting, developing textures, encasing, carving, printing, shifting and more
  • More than one hundred twenty five suggestions for troubleshooting, getting ready your surfaces, completing and mounting your paintings, and taking your paintings to the subsequent level
  • More than 50 inspiring comprehensive items of paintings showcasing the surfaces and techniques

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As you stroll round your artwork, it adjustments because the gentle displays at the leaf. there's genuine gold and silver leaf, but in addition imitation leaf, which is available in many colours and diversifications and is more cost effective. varied manufacturers or even batches could have colour shifts. Joss paper can paintings as a cheap substitute you should use in certain cases. steel leaf should be sanded again to bland it and express any floor curiosity that's beneath, layered and tarnished. fabrics Featured during this bankruptcy: acrylic gel and glazing mediums adhesive measurement crackle paste dry sponge embossed pretend leather-based or wallpaper daily or came upon items cloth and thread gel bleach/pen glass bead gel Golden electronic flooring inkjet printer Joss paper Krylon Crystal transparent liver of sulfur answer steel leaf: gold, silver, imitation mineral spirits-based acrylic varnish (Golden Archival Varnish spray) molding paste needle or stitching laptop paintbrushes paper towels patina resolution Plexiglas, glass pane or reflect printer/carrier paper rubber stamps rubbing alcohol sandpaper small-nosed bottle tender brush delicate gel gloss spray bottle spray glue stencils waterslide sticky label viable fixative the fundamentals of steel Leafing getting ready Your floor All leaf will tarnish with time until it's appropriately sealed. The exception is imitation silver, that's quite aluminum. Golden Archival Varnish spray is suggested for sealing after leaf has been utilized. utilising there are numerous how one can follow steel leaf (see floor remedy Workshop for suggestions), however the least difficult of ideas is a great choice. commonly, gold leaf is wear a pink oxide floor, and silver leaf on a celadon-colored floor, yet fairly, whatever is going. it's more uncomplicated to exploit nonpaper-backed leaf through putting wax paper over it. The static will quickly adhere the leaf to the wax paper, therefore making it more uncomplicated to place in your paintings. Rub to unlock the steel leaf onto a sized floor. practice the adhesive dimension in your painted floor. It is going on white yet turns transparent whilst cheesy and prepared for the leaf to be utilized. Lay down your steel leaf (here I’m utilizing a paper-backed leaf) and pat down. dismiss extra leaf with a smooth brush. To seal, spray with a mineral spirits-based acrylic varnish. altering the standard to remarkable Take a daily item, practice steel leaf and without notice you could have whatever striking. it can be a wishbone, an outdated Barbie doll, your previous, lifeless paintbrushes—you get the assumption. Wow, the standard turns into impressive. GOLDEN seize Darlene Olivia McElroy (Wood bowl, baseball, glass pendant, steel leaf. ) assistance, Troubleshooting and extra rules Spray calmly so that you don’t get soupy components that may by no means develop into cheesy adequate to carry the leaf. observe spray glue on your daily item. practice steel leaf. Seal with a mineral spirits-based spray varnish. Bleach, Patinas & Liver of Sulfur on Leaf getting ready YOUR floor Gel bleach tarnishes and eats via steel leaf in fascinating and unpredictable methods, and it always exposes painted colour underneath the leaf.

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