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    DescriptionMixed-Media Girls with Suzi Blu takes you step-by-step through the process of how to draw folk art and stylized girls' faces. With inspiration from Suzi's popular online workshops and videos, this inspiring book teaches you to create simple, balanced features and add shading with colored pencils and paint. From there, you'll discover how to draw the rest of the figure and put it into a complicated, textured, mixed media/ waxed background. After learning to design costumes and personalities for your girls and adapt them to fit your own personal style, you'll create vivid, exciting, backgrounds by layering paint, collaging with fabric, carving beeswax, distressing wood, and building up texture with mediums and pastes. Extensive examples and close ups of work will inspire you to take your art to the next level.


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    Title
    Mixed-media Girls with Suzi Blu
    Subtitle
    Drawing, Painting, and Fanciful Adornments Start to Finish
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Suzi Blu
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 544 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781592537693
    ISBN 10: 1592537693
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WFA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: AF
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Libri: I-CR
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    B&T Approval Code: A04500000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ART017000
    DC22: 702.81
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: CRA047000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: CRA054000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC23: 743.44
    LC classification: N7573.3 .B59 2012
    Thema V1.0: AFJ, WFV
    Illustrations note
    250 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Quarry Books
    Imprint name
    Quarry Books
    Publication date
    01 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Beverly
    Author Information
    Known for her quirky videos and down to earth style, Suzi Blu is a leader in teaching art to women all over the world through her online school Les Petit Academy. She lives in a gypsy cottage in San Diego, California with her best pet friends Gigi Rainbow Sparkle and Finnegan Glitter Sunshine Magic. She encourages everyone to be an artist.
    Table of contents
    Introduction Chapter 1: Getting Started Chapter 2: How to Draw and Shade a Pretty Face and Folk Art Body Chapter 3: Putting It All Together Project 1: A Petite Doll: Your First Mixed-Media Girl Project 2: Marie Antoinette: Making It Larger Project 3: The Gypsy Girl: Creating a Carnival Environment Project 4: Angels and Fairies: Adding Wings Project 5: La Sirena: Making a Mermaid Mosaic with Large Embellishments Chapter 4: Taking It Further Project 1: La Maison: Houses for Your Girls Project 2: Scrapbooks and Journals Project 3: ATCs and Mini Paintings Chapter 5: Student Gallery Templates Contributing Artists / Resources About the Author / Dedication