Americana (Folk Art Fusion)

Learn to draw and paint charming American folk art with a colorful, modern twist

Joy Laforme
AUD $27.99
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Featuring projects that instruct artists of all skill levels how to draw and paint subjects including quaint homes, pretty patterns, coluorful gardens, picturesque farms, beautiful birds, and textured florals, this book features American-themed folk art infused with a modern twist

Fans of Charles Wysocki, Mary Engelbreit, Grandma Moses, and folk art in general will fall in love with Folk Art Fusion: Americana. Featuring projects that instruct artists of all skill levels how to draw and paint subjects including quaint homes, pretty patterns, coluorful gardens, picturesque farms, beautiful birds, and textured florals, this book features American-themed folk art infused with a modern twist. Beginning with an overview of what folk art is, followed by introductory topics like colour, tools and materials, and drawing and painting techniques, Folk Art Fusion: Americana also includes 16 simple, step-by-step projects done in approachable and popular mediums, such as acrylic and gouache. Rounding out the book is a gallery of folk-art pieces sure to inspire lovers of all things Americana. Simultaneously fresh and nostalgic, Folk Art Fusion: Americana draws on America's rich artistic tradition and heritage and provides a fun, accessible take on creating beloved scenes from the heartland.

Author bio:

Joy Laforme is a surface pattern designer, artist, and editorial illustrator for hire. She is located in the Greater New York City Area.

Category: The arts
ISBN: 9781633224636
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Walter Foster
Series: Folk Art Fusion
Pub Date: March 2018
Page Extent: 128
Format: Paperback
Subject: The arts