• Painting Abstracts: Ideas, Projects and Techniques

    Clear, challenging and inspiring, this book contains instructions for 65 abstract paintings that you can get to work on straightaway, with no previous experience. All the basic information relating to picture elements, composition, theme and design is provided at the start of the book, together with an exploration of the meaning of abstract painting, and its importance as a means of self-expression and creativity. Rather than providing step-by-step instructions, each of the exercises consists of information on method, materials, technique, composition, imagery and structure which will direct you to the finished piece while at the same time allowing your creativity to flow.

    • Brand: SEARCH PRESS/INGRAM PUB
    • ASIN: 1844483363

  • Melissa & Doug Canvas Painting Set: Animals - 3 Canvases, 8 Tubes of Paint

    Budding painters can create whimsical animal scenes just like professional artists with this set of three stretched canvases with outlines for pictures of a safari, jungle, and underwater animals. Mix and match using the eight included tubes of paint, the mixing tray, and three paintbrushes. Frames are ready to hang, or display the completed works on the included stand. This is a perfect gift or activity for creative children to do alone or with friends.

    • Brand: Melissa & Doug
    • ASIN: B012WE723O
    • UPC: 000772094481

  • Art on the Rocks: More than 35 colorful & contemporary rock-painting projects, tips, and techniques to inspire your creativity!

    Grab your colors, head outside, and start painting beautiful works of art on stones. Art on the Rocks, an all-inclusive instruction book, is packed with creative ideas, step-by-step projects, and endless inspiration for creating masterpieces that are truly one with nature.  Art on the Rocks offers a colorful, modern approach to rock painting. After an initial overview of how to gather and prepare your rocks, as well as a basic review of the tools and materials necessary for each project, three talented rock-painting artists demonstrate a range of contemporary designs for you to experiment with. With the patterns, animals, mandalas, and loads of other designs featured inside, you will never be without inspiration for what to paint on your next stone. Each project includes easy-to-follow instructions and invites creativity and originality, encouraging you to sit back, relax, and develop your own unique Art on the Rocks.

    • Brand: WALTER FOSTER
    • ASIN: 1633222160

  • Mandala Stones: 50 Inspirational Designs to Paint

    Discover the power of the mandala with Natasha Alexander's Mandala Stones. Mandala stones are meditative symbols that are created by painting smooth river rocks with intricate patterns of dots. The art and practice of creating the mandala is a form of meditation, a soothing ritual that allows the painter to express their creativity and find a sense of calmness. Featuring 50 stunning patterns ranging in skill level from beginner to advanced, Mandala Stones is the perfect introduction to the art of mandala painting for adults and children. A perfect project for the whole family. All of the designs in the book, including the most complex, are created by combining simple dots of color, so even inexperienced artists will be able to enjoy the calming, meditative process of painting. The book begins with a thorough explanation of the tools and techniques involved, and each design is clearly explained and beautifully photographed.From simple patterns of concentric circles to ornate mandalas based on the Fibonacci sequence, the concise and easy-to-follow directions and templates in Mandala Stones will have you crafting and painting your way to a calmer, more peaceful you in no time.

    • Brand: St. Martin's Griffin
    • ASIN: 1250134749

  • Art Lab for Kids: 52 Creative Adventures in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Paper, and Mixed MediaFor Budding Artists of All Ages (Lab Series)

    "Susan Schwake's Art Lab for Kids is a well-thought-out guide, making it easy to introduce art into children's lives. Simple, clear explanations of technique, combined with inspiration from established artists, will enable children to feel successful and encouraged to explore art as a form of expression." - Rebecca Emberley, best-selling children's book author and illustrator "Art Lab for Kids will make a valuable contribution to the literature of children's creative art experiences for teachers and others who believe in the value of art in the education of all children. The activities are adaptable to learners of all levels and are highly creative and challenging while balancing the artistic process with the potential for a meaningful product. This book will be an important addition to our program in art teacher education." - Bill Haust, Chairman, Department of Art Education, Plymouth State University "Art Lab for Kids encourages all ages to be fearless in seeking and nurturing their creativity. With lessons, inspiration, and advice, Susan Schwake gives you the tools to find and explore your artistic side." - Kathreen Ricketson, found and editor of http://www.whipup.net and http://www.action-pack.comA refreshing source of ideas for creating fine art with children, Art Lab for Ki...

    • Brand: Quarry Books
    • ASIN: 1592537650
    • UPC: 884358530224

  • Holiday Fun Idea Pattern Book

    3D Wonder Paint Girl Fun Idea & Pattern Book features easy-to-follow craft projects, fun line art, 3D projects and plenty of creative recycling ideas. The activity book includes 30 pages, 2 plastic project sheets and spiral binding so the book lays flat when crafting. Use these books to go along with our open-stock and refill 3D Wonder Paints. Ages: 6-96

    • ASIN: B00HMEI83S
    • UPC: 092633300497

  • Abstracts: 50 Inspirational Projects

    Where do you find inspiration for an abstract painting? How do you start? What materials should you use? Are composition and perspective important? These questions and others are answered in detail in this impressive book, with a clarity that guarantees success. Whether you want to purely abstract your ideas, thoughts and feelings into colour and mood, or whether you want to base your pictures on subjects that interest you, such as landscapes, flowers, or music, you will find much to guide and fascinate you here. Rolina van Vliet is an enthusiastic teacher, and she offers a brilliant insight into what makes good paintings, with 50 stunning projects, each accompanied by expert tips and a full palette of exciting and fun techniques. With help on what materials to use and how to use them, she includes many photographs illustrating different ways to create smooth, textured, collaged, vibrant, powerful and atmospheric abstract art. Beginners will love the way Rolina encourages experimentation - there are no rules, and more experienced artists will find much here to inspire them.

    • Brand: Books
    • ASIN: 1844487156

  • Prismacolor 3599TN Premier Colored Pencils, Soft Core, 72-Count

    Bring out the soft side of any illustration or art project with Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils featuring soft cores. Inside the box you’ll find 72 colored pencils featuring creamy cores that are the artist’s choice for blending, shading and layering. Prismacolor pencils have pigments of unmatched quality and leads that are strong enough to be sharpened to a precision point. That means you can effortlessly switch between powerful lines, delicate blends and silky shadowing.

    • Color: Assorted Colors
    • Brand: Prismacolor
    • ASIN: B000E23RSQ
    • UPC: 724224796722

  • Rock Art Handbook: Techniques and Projects for Painting, Coloring, and Transforming Stones (Fox Chapel Publishing) Over 30 Step-by-Step Tutorials using Paints, Oil Pastels, Art Pens, Stamping, & More

    Rock art is showing up everywhere, and anyone can do it!Over 30 step-by-step tutorials make Rock Art Handbook your comprehensive rock art resourceCovers various craft techniques for decorating rocks: puffy paint, acrylic paint, oil pastels, gelatos, art pens, embossing, stamping, and morePerfect family craft for parents & kids to do togetherMake your own "kindness rock," a growing trend seen on Facebook and reported on the TODAY showRock art is showing up everywhere—on Etsy, at craft shows, online, and on hidden "kindness rocks" around your neighborhood. And the good news is you can do it yourself!Just look in your own backyard, a nearby beach, or the local gardening center to find the perfect rock. Then with the help of a few colorful craft supplies and the tutorials in Rock Art Handbook, you'll be on your way!Author Sam Sarles shares her favorite tips and techniques for transforming the humble rock into a work of art. Discover how to get great results with puffy paint, acrylics, oil pastels, alcohol inks, gelatos, art pens, embossing, stamping, and more.With more than 30 step-by-step projects, this book is the comprehensive rock art resource!

    • ASIN: 1565239458