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Beginner's guide to abstract art

Author: Laura Reiter
Publisher: London : Batsford, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Despite the popularity of abstract art, painters don't always know how to connect emotionally with this style. Through inspirational projects and exercises, Laura Reiter explains how to create that expressive connection. She examines the creative process, including themes, composition, materials, and mixing media. The result: increased skills and awareness of how to deliver adventurously abstract works that burst  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Reiter
ISBN: 1849941521 9781849941525
OCLC Number: 856978349
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: How abstract do you want to go? --
Getting started --
Adventures with materials and mark making --
Texture, collage and simple printing --
Colour and meaning --
Design and composition --
Sources of inspiration --
From reality to abstraction and beyond --
Developing a personal language.
Other Titles: Painting accessible abstracts
Responsibility: Laura Reiter.

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"Despite the popularity of abstract art, painters don't always know how to connect emotionally with this style. Through inspirational projects and exercises, Laura Reiter explains how to create that expressive connection. She examines the creative process, including themes, composition, materials, and mixing media. The result: increased skills and awareness of how to deliver adventurously abstract works that burst with texture, detail, and color."--Publisher description.

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