The latest title in the Art for Modern Makers series, Symbols and Sacred Geometry (Creative Drawing) takes readers on an inspired journey that explores the beautiful imagery and fascinating themes of sacred geometry while demonstrating compass drawing and exploring colored pencils, watercolor, inks, and other mediums.
Learn simple step-by-step techniques for drawing and embellishing the exciting, inspiring, and beautiful motifs of sacred geometry. In Symbols and Sacred Geometry (Creative Drawing), artist, instructor, and author Ana Victoria Calderon takes you on an inner voyage of creative discovery.
- Learn how sacred geometry has been practiced and celebrated by cultures all over the world and influenced artists throughout history, including Leonardo da Vinci
- Start with the essentials-compass drawing with graphite pencils on paper-then explore the featured mediums for embellishing, including colored pencils, watercolor, inks, and other easy-to-use mediums
- Take a step-by-step look at fundamental drawing techniques for a variety of universal motifs, starting with the simple circle and building to more complex motifs, including the Yin Yang symbol, the Tree of Life, the Torus, and the Vortex
- Learn to paint a variety of stunning effects and find great project ideas for creating amazing images
The study and creation of sacred geometry inspires the imagination and provokes reflection. So grab your pencils and take a beautiful creative journey with drawing! Perfect for creative beginners, the books in the Art for Modern Makers series take a fun, practical approach to learning about and working with paints and other art mediums to create beautiful DIY projects and crafts.
The author of several titles published by Quarry Books—Creative Watercolor, Color Harmony for Artists, Creative Watercolor and Mixed Media, and Creative Drawing: Symbols and Sacred Geometry—Ana Victoria Calderon is a Mexican/American watercolor artist and teacher with a bachelor's degree in Information Design and continued studies in Fine Arts. Her licensed artwork can be seen in retail outlets throughout the United States and Europe on a wide variety of products. Ana teaches in-person workshops and hosts creative retreats in Tulum, Mexico, as well as summer watercolor retreats throughout Europe. She has taught more than 100,000 students on Skillshare, where she is a Top Teacher, and she also teaches thousands of Spanish-speaking students on Domestika. See more of Ana's work on Instagram (@anavictoriana), YouTube (Ana Victoria Calderon), and Facebook (Ana Victoria Calderon Illustration). She lives in Mexico City, Mexico.
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