The Sketchbook Challenge

Techniques, Prompts, and Inspiration for Achieving your Creative Goals
Bleiweiss, Sue (Book - 2012)
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Have you ever bought a new sketchbook, opened to the first page, and thought, "Now what do I do?" Sue Bleiweiss and the talented minds behind The Sketchbook Challenge are here to help. Imagine a supportive community of artists sharing the innermost pages of their sketchbooks and offering you tips and techniques for overcoming creative blocks. That's what The Sketchbook Challenge is all about, and the popular blog of the same name has already inspired thousands. Inside this book, you'll find: nbsp; · Themes that will motivate you to start your sketchbook--and, more important, keep at it · Tutorials spotlighting such mixed-media techniques as thread sketching, painted papers for collage, digital printing, and much more · Strategies to get off the sketchbook page and start creating inspired art--whether you're into painting, collage, fiber art, or beyond. · In-depth profiles of artists who have taken the Sketchbook Challenge and used it as a launching pad for their own meaningful artwork
Authors: Bleiweiss, Sue
Title: The sketchbook challenge
techniques, prompts, and inspiration for achieving your creative goals
Publisher: New York : Potter Craft, c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 144 p. :,col. ill. ;,23 cm.
Contents: Getting started : An overview of tools and materials ; Paper ; Sketchbook formats ; Mark-making tools ; Paints and inks ; Glue and adhesives ; Adding background ; Loosening up ; Working with themes ; Exploring a theme ; Getting off the page ; The sketchbook challenge begins
Circles : Carol Sloan ; Lyric Kinard ; Technique spotlight : Screen painting
Dwellings : Jamie Fingal ; Technique spotlight : Stenciling ; Diana Trout
Elements : Kathyanne White ; Technique spotlight : Digital printing ; Sue Bleiweiss
Everyday objects : Lane LaFazio ; Kelli Nina Perkins ; Technique spotlight : Thread sketching
Messages : Kim Rae Nugent ; Technique spotlight : Painted papers for collage ; Judi Hurwitt
Patterns and grids : Jane Davies ; Technique spotlight : Hand-carved stamps ; Sue Bleiweiss ; Technique spotlight : Hand-dyed fabric
Rhythm : Jackie Bowcutt ; Technique spotlight : Soy wax resist ; Laura Cater-Woods
Simple pleasures : Leslie Tucker Jenison ; Technique spotlight : Image transfers ; Lynn Krawczyk
Symbols : Carla Sonheim ; Violette Clark ; Technique spotlight : Foiling
Treasure : Kathy Sperino ; Technique spotlight : Silk fusion ; Tracie Lyn Huskamp
Vistas and views : Susan Brubaker Knapp ; Carol Sloan ; Technique spotlight : Moldable foam stamps
Weathered beauty : Jill Berry ; Technique spotlight : 4-step drawing of a cabin ; Judi Hurwitt.
Local Note: 1 15 53 57 79 118 133 211 216 228 231 244 263
ISBN: 0307796558
Statement of Responsibility: Sue Bleiweiss
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Notebooks. Drawing Technique.
Topical Term: Notebooks.
LCCN: 2011037440
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