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9781631599965

Mixed Media Color Studio Explore Modern Color Theory to Create Unique Palettes and Find Your Creative Voice--Play with Acrylics, Pastels, Inks, Graphite, and More

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  • ISBN13:

    9781631599965

  • ISBN10:

    1631599968

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2021-08-03
  • Publisher: Quarry Books
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Discover innovative painting and mixed-media art techniques the most inspired way possible: through rainbows of color! In Mixed Media Color Studio you’ll learn color and design ideas that will boost your creative intuition.

Based on Kellee Wynne Conrad's popular former online True Colors Art Program, the lessons in Mixed Media Color Studio include color explorations designed to strengthen skills and confidence. You’ll learn how to develop your own unique style using acrylic paint, pastels, graphite, ink, and more. See how to mix colors to make signature palettes and get inspired to try new, exciting combinations of colors, materials, and methods that will take your artwork and imagination further.

The imaginative projects include expert information on how to work with colors to evoke moods, emotions, and energy for dynamic landscapes, calming seascapes, vibrant abstract florals, layered architectural pieces, and much more. Discover easy techniques that add texture, details, and interest to your artwork.

As with the original True Colors program, guest artists contribute exciting artwork, creating an expanded artistic repertoire filled with fresh styles and ideas.

Mixed Media Color Studio also includes:
  • How to create texture with a variety of mediums and tools
  • Ideas for creating your own decorate collage papers using gel plate printing techniques
  • Simple techniques for mixing compelling color palettes
  • Tips for overcoming the fear of the blank page
  • How to expand creativity and boost confidence by making art in an array of styles
  • Easy ways to create pleasing compositions
 Dive into this incredible world of color and allow your creativity to flow!

Author Biography

Kellee Wynne Conrad studied art and art history at Monterey Peninsula College and University of Maryland, then worked in the design industry making trade products for national companies while teaching art classes. Her accomplishments include winning Signature Membership with the International Society of Acrylic Painters and doing an eight-month residency at Jordan Faye Contemporary in Baltimore in 2015.  
 
She began curating art shows and exhibits, spending a year with the Maryland Federation of Art as their off-site exhibits coordinator. She has created original exhibits for West Annapolis Artworks for more than four years. Her experience in bringing in new artists to the gallery and running programs led her to the creation of her True Colors Art Program, an online, yearlong course that uses color as a foundation for learning mixed-media art techniques and features top guest artist instructors. Kellee lives near Baltimore, Maryland.

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