Art on the Rocks

More than 35 colorful & contemporary rock-painting projects, tips, and techniques

F. Sehnaz Bac, Marisa Redondo and Margaret Vance
AUD $27.99
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Art on the Rocks offers a colorful, modern approach to rock painting, taking readers through a dynamic exploration of techniques and projects that teach the art of creating beautiful painted stones.

Turn plain rocks and stones into beautiful, unique works of art!

Art on the Rocks offers a colorful, modern approach to rock painting by taking artists and crafters through a dynamic exploration of numerous techniques and projects that both inspire and teach the art of creating beautiful painted stones. Following a comprehensive overview of the craft, including a review of the tools and materials, as well as how to gather and prep stones, three talented rock-painting artists demonstrate a range of contemporary techniques and 25 fun step-by-step tutorials that demonstrate how to create a variety of painted stones featuring patterns, dots, animals, mandalas, nature motifs, and more. Each project includes easy-to-follow instructions and invites creativity and originality, encouraging readers to customize the projects to their own taste. Packed with creative ideas, loads of tips, and endless inspiration, Art on the Rocks makes a wonderful addition to any artist or crafter's bookshelf.

Author bio:

Artist F. Sehnaz Bac is celebrated for her radiantly colorful and charming painted stones, which she sells on Etsy as I Sassi Dell'Adriatico (The Adriatic Stones). Sehnaz has more than 450,000 Facebook followers. She lives in Alba Adriatica, Italy, a small town on the Adriatic Sea.Talented artist Margaret Vance paints beautifully vibrant and colorful rock art full of intricate detail and pattern. As in nature, no two painted stones are alike. Each stone and its design is unique. Margaret works with each stone's shape, size, and texture to create a singular mix of art and nature. Learn more at www.etherealandearth.com.Artist and illustrator Marisa Redondo works primarily with watercolors and oils. Most of her work is nature inspired. Art has always been her greatest love. Growing up in the heart of San Diego, drawing was how she found a calm balance in the busy city. Currently based in Northern California, Marisa is fascinated by nature's creations and the little pieces of life that often go unnoticed, from the fine lines of feathers to the spores of a dandelion. Through watercolor she explores the organic patterns and intricate details impressed on everything from the earth. Her paintings are a mix of the modern city she came from and the natural land where she now live. Learn more a www.riverlunaart.com.

Category: The arts
ISBN: 9781633222168
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Walter Foster
Pub Date: May 2017
Page Extent: 128
Format: Paperback
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: The arts