A follow-up to Ana Victoria Calderon's Creative Watercolor, Creative Watercolor and Mixed Media combines watercolour with a whole new lineup of materials and depicts a variety of natural and mystical motifs.
In Creative Watercolor and Mixed Media, popular watercolour artist, instructor, and author Ana Victoria Calderon shares her simple step-by-step techniques for painting exciting and colourful motifs by combining watercolour with a variety of other user-friendly materials.
• Start with the essentials-paint, paper, and brushes-then learn about the featured mediums for mixing, including masking fluid, gold leaf, bleach, salt, and alcohol
• Take a step-by-step look at fundamental watercolour techniques
• Learn to paint a variety of striking organic motifs and surface effects, including stirring skies and clouds, sparkling galaxies, flowing oceans, and dazzling crystals
• Find great project ideas for stylish gifts and stationery
Whether you're new to the medium or are looking to add new techniques to your watercolour practice, go grab a brush, paints, and some easy-to-use materials and take a beautiful creative journey with watercolour! Perfect for all skill levels, 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 Creative Watercolor (Quarry Books, 2018), Ana Victoria Calderon is a Mexican/American watercolour 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 watercolour retreats throughout Europe. She has had more than 60,000 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.