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This is a good introduction to various art and transfer techniues Wonderful
Photos This Was A This was a art book that explained many mixed media techniues but I bumped it down a star because I didn t see where a lot of this had to do with journaling yes some of it could be used to make mixed media or drawn art pages but it didn t focus on working directly out of an art journal "but rather on various papers and fabrics Also no prompts for journaling either so I find that the title didn t "rather on various papers and fabrics Also no prompts for journaling either so I find that the title didn t the book itself Overall there was a lot of techniues a few I already new and some that I hadn t heard of yet I did get some great id. Transform your sketchbook to artThe artist's journal is a great place to start a library of personal marks doodles and ideas The reader is introduced to basics such as choosing a
journal and then immediately guided into techniues such as color mixing drawing and then immediately guided into techniues such as color mixing drawing a variety of surface designs The reader is Ut also expands on them as there is only so much you
Can Pick Up In pick up in 6 hour class It s a great companion and I m working my way through it Thanks Melly for writing it and sharing it with us This one didn t really work for me It covers a lot of ground from drawing and painting to carving rubber stamps to extremely detailed instructions for dyeing fabric And it felt like the journal bit was of an afterthought than anything elseReread
This time I found something want to try mixing a little liuid soap with watercolor so it can be used for stamping But still not a favorite in fact I d forgotten I d already read it. Move out of the journal and onto an actual project In the final chapter Melanie steps out three journal spreads to show how many techniues learned previously are layered and worked together By using the art journal in this way the reader learns confidence in developing their ideas into tangible works of Eas for mixed media that I will be trying in the future Excellent journaling book I was impressed with this one and can t wait2018 THIS TIME I FOUND SOMETHING
to try the wax resist and home made stamp making I consider myself an intermediate artisttry the wax resist and home made stamp making I consider myself an intermediate artist ve "drawn for years but am still learning I feel as if a beginner or advanced artist could pick up "for years but am "still learning I feel as if a beginner or advanced artist could pick up s book and learn something new Melanie "learning I feel as if a beginner or advanced artist could pick up s book and learn something new Melanie you through everything you d like to now about creating y I enjoy Melanie s work and her teaching I ve taken several classes with her and her down to earth explanations make this a great book Melanie includes some of the things she taught us in class Ncouraged to experiment and play in the journal to try out new directions for creating works of art The art journal becomes the starting point for bigger projectsIn addition to step by step techniues for working in a variety of media each chapter features one or jumping off points to show the reader how to. .