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Art of Layers
Basic scrapbooking involves placing photos and embellishments on card stock or patterned paper – easy and…well, basic. The next step for most scrapbookers and artists is layering. But trying to get that rich, interesting layered look can be very intimidating. Where do you even start? “Art of Layers” teaches scrapbookers and beginning mixed media artists just how easy it is to get that layered look in any papercrafting project. I will teach you 50+ techniques that will serve as tools to pull out whenever a layered look is desired. The chapters allow you to build your skills, from paper techniques you won’t be afraid to try to adding fabric, embellishments, and stamping to finally giving spray inks, paints and gesso a try. Ask for my book from your local shop, or you can find it from these online retailers:
Beautifully designed to emulate the clean, elegant aesthetics of Pinterest that users recognize and love, Pinterest Perfect! features the artwork, projects, and inspirational designs of talented artists and crafters, each of whom enjoys a sizeable fan base in the digital space and elsewhere. Filled with step-by-step projects, tutorials, art tips, and crafting techniques on everything from drawing, painting, and illustration to mixed media, typography, and papercrafts, each featured artist shares her unique art style with readers in an interactive and engaging format. Each section features a brief introduction to the artist, followed by four to six easy-to-follow, step-by-step projects and/or art techniques. Open practice pages at the end of each section invite readers to brainstorm, sketch, and collect inspiration for their own artistic projects. In addition, useful sidebars throughout the book share tips for using Pinterest efficiently and effectively, as a hobbyist and professional artist. Pinterest Perfect! is the picture-perfect visual resource for any artist, crafter, or creative Pinterest enthusiast.