Ng your own art journal She introduces the "reader to the materials they will need and ven recommends inexpensive options for those who still aren t " to the materials they will need and ven recommends inexpensive options for those who still aren t if they want to invest a lot of money how to work with color techniues to use and xercises in drawing Some of the best parts for me are the xplanations of different grades of paint I knew professional grade paints were the best but didn t know why and papers as well as the *Drawing Tips And The Challenges *tips and the challenges help pull all these skills together to make awesome art Melanie is an accessible artist who loves to share and help others become better
I THINK THIS COMES ACROSS WELL IN HER BOOK think this comes across well in her book was a great art book that xplained 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. Ncouraged to All Roads Lead Home 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 mediaach chapter features one or jumping off points to show the reader how to. Excellent journaling book I was impressed
WITH THIS ONE AND CAN T this one and can t to try the *wax resist and home made stamp making This is a good introduction to various art *resist and home made stamp making This is a good introduction to various art transfer techniues Wonderful photos I njoy Melanie s work and her teaching I ve taken several classes with her and her down to arth xplanations make this a great book Melanie includes some of the things she taught us in class but also xpands on them as there is only so much you can pick up in a 6 hour class It s a great companion and I m working my way through it Thanks Melly for writing it
sharing it with us I myself an intermediate artist I ve drawn for years but am still learning I feel as if a beginner or advanced artist could pick up Melanie s book and learn something new Melanie takes you through verything you d like to know about creati. 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 a variety of surface designs The reader is .
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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 *it didn t focus on working directly out of an art journal but rather on various papers fabrics Also no prompts for journaling ither so I find that the title didn t fit the book itself Overall there was a lot of techniues a few I already knew and some that I hadn t heard of yet I did get some great ideas for mixed media that I will be trying in the future This one didn t really work for me It covers a lot of ground from drawing and painting to carving rubber stamps to xtremely detailed instructions for dyeing fabric "AND IT FELT LIKE THE JOURNAL BIT WAS OF " it felt like the journal bit was of afterthought than anything lseReread 2018 This time I found something I 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