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Beginner's guide to abstract art

Author: Laura Reiter
Publisher: London : Batsford, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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The Beginner's Guide to Abstract Art is an inspirational but practical book that will help artists to paint in a less figurative way. Laura Reiter demonstrates different ways to approach an abstract painting from ‘just a little bit abstract' to ‘completely abstract'. She does this by focussing on ideas and themes as starting points, looking at the creative processes involved and more unusual techniques.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reiter, Laura, author.
Beginner's guide to abstract art.
(OCoLC)856978349
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Reiter
ISBN: 9781849942003 1849942005 1322527849 9781322527840
OCLC Number: 900474132
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (128 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Title; Contents; Introduction; 1 How Abstract do you Want to Go?; 2 Getting Started; 3 Adventures with Materials and Mark Making; 4 Texture, Collage and Simple Printing; 5 Colour and Meaning; 6 Design and Composition; 7 Sources of Inspiration; 8 From Reality to Abstraction and Beyond; 9 Developing a Personal Language; Index; Copyright.
Other Titles: Painting accessible abstracts
Responsibility: Laura Reiter.
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The Beginner's Guide to Abstract Art is an inspirational but practical book that will help artists to paint in a less figurative way. Laura Reiter demonstrates different ways to approach an abstract painting from ‘just a little bit abstract' to ‘completely abstract'. She does this by focussing on ideas and themes as starting points, looking at the creative processes involved and more unusual techniques. Laura Reiter also covers how to use materials creatively – watercolour, acrylics, mixed media and collage – and how to experiment with colour and composition. There is also details on texture.

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