Description - Painting the Sacred Within by Faith Evans-Sills
Favourite techniques meet self-expression as you learn twelve areas of focus for seeing your world through the act of painting and experiencing deeper self-exploration. Oozing with inspiration, this book offers you prompts, tricks and demos for developing expressive paintings in her authentic voice. Chapter focuses include content such as creating strong focal points, effective ways for creating abstract art, creating depth with stencils, making mandalas, using geometrics for emphasis, working on unconventional surfaces, making the most of storytelling with personal marks and more. AUTHOR: Faith has an MFA in painting from Parsons School of Design and 20+ years of painting experience. She offers workshops in her studio and online and shows her work in Asheville, NC. She has been a featured writer for Mabel Magazine and the clothing line Lou and Grey (an Anne Taylor Company) will be using four of her paintings developed into fabric for their Autumn 2016 line. Faith's work has been published in several mixed-media books, including Painted Blossoms. Mati is an illustrator, painting teacher and the author of Daring Adventures in Paint (Quarry, 2012). Her work has been featured in Taking Flight, Creative Pilgrimage and The Handmade Marketplace. She teaches painting in the US and internationally. Her clients include Patagonia, University Games, Pier 1, as well as greeting card lines and a dress line with VIDA. She is currently repped by Lilla Rogers Studio. SELLING POINTS: Includes 14+ stepped-out art-making demonstrations, inspiration-gathering exercises, interviews with guest artists and tips on self-care offer a holistic approach to making creativity a part of the reader's lifestyle. Also includes subjects favoured by today's intuitive painters: mandalas, storytelling, abstract art techniques, totem animals and much more. Mixed-media readers love art instruction in an abstract and intuitive style.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(276mm x 209mm x mm)
North Light Books
Publisher: F&W Publications Inc
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Author Biography - Faith Evans-Sills
Faith Evans-Sills offers workshops in her Charleston, South Carolina studio and online at faithevanssills.com. While she calls Oakland, California home, Mati Rose McDonough teaches painting internationally and offers much inspiration at matirose.com.
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