Folk Art Fusion

Creative ideas for painting colorful folk art in acrylic

Heather Galler
AUD $21.99
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Learn to paint folk art subjects in a distinct style which is both vibrant and modern, as well as homespun and simple.

Folk Art Fusion shows you how to blend classic subjects with new techniques to create unique works of art. Professional artist Heather Galler explores a colorful combination of art styles and presents them step by step in her modern folk art paintings. Learn how traditional folk art continues to influence today’s painters as you learn to create your own contemporary folk-art paintings.

Even if you’re new to creating art, Folk Art Fusion will have you following along easily with step-by-step projects that are as varied as they are colorful. You'll create art from classic subjects, including: flowers, animals, architecture, sugar skulls, portraits, and more. Some of the vibrant folk art pieces you'll learn to replicate are Frida Kahlo, Day of the Dead, Maneki Neko, and Russian Nesting Dolls.

Colorful, contemporary, and inspirational, Folk Art Fusion allows artists of all skill levels to quickly discover the joy of creating modern, globally inspired art in this time-treasured genre.

Author bio:

Heather Galler paints with oil, acrylic, and mixed media to create bright, cheerful folk-art paintings, ceramic tiles, jewelry, and more from her home in Austin, Texas. Her prints are sold by more than 50 retailers worldwide, and she has been featured on Comedy Central, USA Network, CBS, and Nickelodeon.

Category: The arts
ISBN: 9781633226517
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Walter Foster
Series: Folk Art Fusion
Pub Date: September 2018
Page Extent: 160
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Folk art