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Jul 16, 2019
| ISBN 9781440301186
Jun 20, 2014
| ISBN 9781440333217
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Jul 16, 2019 | ISBN 9781440301186
Jun 20, 2014 | ISBN 9781440333217
Break free of your comfort zone, sharpen your perception, and find happiness in play. Paint Mojo is not about replicating particular techniques; it is about play and spontaneity. Tracy Verdugo gives encouragement to overcome fear of doing something wrong in painting. There are no mistakes–only opportunities to grow. Incorporating various media (including pastels, acrylic paints, ink, collage and more), this book is filled with exercises, self exploration and practical techniques. They include creation of a personal symbols library, using a grid to break down composition, and drawing on life experiences as prompts. In addition to Tracy's art, 15 talented contributors–Erin Faith Allen, Seth Apter, Orly Avineri, Lisa Sonara Bearn, Jessica Brogan, Juliette Crane, Kecia Deveney, Louise Gale, Jess Greene, e'Layne Koenigsberg, Laurie Mika, Peter Perez, Jesse Reno, Mary Beth Shaw, Roxanne Evans Stout, and Judy Wise–share lessons, exercises, tips and inspiration.
Claim the beauty of your unique, authentic expression. Break free of your comfort zone, sharpen your senses to perceive the world around you and find happiness in play. On this painterly journey, Tracy Verdugo leads you from self-doubt to self-appreciation by helping you find your voice through a myriad of vibrantly-hued mark making, painting and self-reflection techniques. There are no mistakes here, only opportunities to learn and grow. • Learn the language of your own sacred marks by painting with personal symbology. • Discover the inspiration that exists around you, in your home, your community, the present moment. • 19 step-by-step exercises use popular mixed media materials such as pastels, acrylic paints, inks and more! • See how to use art making to plant creative seeds and cultivate your wildest dreams. Turn on your Paint Mojo and make an awesome, shiny, perfectly imperfect mark of you.
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