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Acrylic Painting for Encaustic Effects

by Sandra Duran Wilson

Explore encaustic painting without wax!Discover 45 innovative ways to use acrylic paints, mediums and a variety of mixed-media art supplies to achieve the look of encaustic without the wax or the heat usually required. Compose and create intriguing works of art with fun techniques that include creating crackles, carving with stencils, making wax-like elements, adding image transfers and so much more!Explore new mixed-media territory!45 techniques for making art that looks like encaustic painting--but isn't!Follow step-by-step instructions on how to add image transfers, incorporate collage, add alcohol inks, play with resin and more.Achieve the dreamy, layered look of wax without the extra tools, time and space required of encaustic.With 85+ imaginative tips for taking your art to the next level, the possibilities are endless!

Alternative Art Surfaces

by Sandra Duran Wilson Darlene Mcelroy

Indulge your creative curiosity and take your art off the canvas, off the board, and into the brave new world of Alternative Art Surfaces!Mixed-media powerhouse duo Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran Wilson, authors of the best-selling books Image Transfer Workshop, Surface Treatment Workshop and Mixed Media Revolution, blaze new creative territory with more than 100 techniques for working on more than 35 unique surfaces in this, their jam-packed fourth book!You'll find something new and exciting on every page:More than 35 alternative surfaces, including galvanized tin, mica, rawhide, nylon, unsanded grout, slate, spray foam and moreMore than 100 techniques for painting, sculpting, creating textures, encasing, carving, printing, transferring and moreMore than 125 tips for troubleshooting, preparing your surfaces, finishing and mounting your art, and taking your work to the next levelMore than 50 inspiring finished pieces of art showcasing the surfaces and techniques

Mixed Media Revolution

by Darlene Olivia Mcelroy Sandra Duran Wilson

Recycle, Reuse, Reinvent! With Mixed Media Revolution, you'll learn how to leverage your art and take your paintings and transfers to the next level! Leftovers, little bits and scraps, pieces of art that didn't turn out quite right...we all have them. And it hurts to have to throw them away. But what if someone could suggest another way? Another way, perhaps, to get one more use out of that transparency. Or cut up a piece of art and put it back together differently. Or use leftover paint to create one-of-a-kind transfers? Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran Wilson, in their groundbreaking third book, will show you how to do all those things and more! Inside You'll Find: 10 themed chapters More than 50 fully stepped-out, photographic mixed media techniques More than 80 additional fast and easy techniques Dozens of troubleshooting tips and variations More than 70 big, beautiful finished pieces of art illustrating the techniques Links to online bonus content You'll find something new and exciting on every page--add Mixed Media Revolution to your creative toolbox and expand your artistic horizons today!

Mixed Media Revolution: Creative Ideas for Reusing Your Art

by Darlene Olivia Mcelroy Sandra Duran Wilson

Recycle, Reuse, Reinvent! With Mixed Media Revolution, you'll learn how to leverage your art and take your paintings and transfers to the next level! Leftovers, little bits and scraps, pieces of art that didn't turn out quite right...we all have them. And it hurts to have to throw them away. But what if someone could suggest another way? Another way, perhaps, to get one more use out of that transparency. Or cut up a piece of art and put it back together differently. Or use leftover paint to create one-of-a-kind transfers? Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran Wilson, in their groundbreaking third book, will show you how to do all those things and more! Inside You'll Find: 10 themed chapters More than 50 fully stepped-out, photographic mixed media techniques More than 80 additional fast and easy techniques Dozens of troubleshooting tips and variations More than 70 big, beautiful finished pieces of art illustrating the techniques Links to online bonus content You'll find something new and exciting on every page--add Mixed Media Revolution to your creative toolbox and expand your artistic horizons today!

Surface Treatment Workshop: Explore 45 Mixed-Media Techniques

by Darlene Olivia Mcelroy Sandra Duran Wilson

Breaking the SurfacePondering how to begin a new piece of art? Surface Treatment Workshop has the answer! The authors of Image Transfer Workshop are back to show you 45 stepped-out mixed-media techniques that will add depth and texture to your artwork. These techniques are the perfect jump-off point for creating art you will love to look at, and, in some cases, touch!In this comprehensive guide, you'll find:45 techniques. Exciting new applications such as the use of WonderUnder, pulled paper and plaster-dipped gauze will provide you with fresh ideas - many previously unpublished. Multiple variations. Each technique features swatches and descriptions to take the techniques in multiple directions with multiple mixed-media products. Inspirational style. Fully stepped-out projects from two artists will show you how to combine the techniques into finished works of art that can go in any artistic style. Take Surface Treatment Workshop with you on your artistic journey for beautiful beginnings.

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