Geninne's Art: Birds in Watercolor, Collage, and Ink

Geninne's Art: Birds in Watercolor, Collage, and Ink : A field guide to art techniques and observing in the wild

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In Geninne's Art: Birds in Watercolor, Collage, and Ink, popular Santa Fe artist Geninne Zlatkis presents a personal field guide to how she creates her charming paintings and collages of birds and nature.

Brimming with inspiring examples of the artist's work, this beautiful book takes you inside Geninne's studio for an in-depth look at how she creates. You will discover, step by step, how this devoted artist spends time photographing nature, selecting her materials, and developing her personal imagery. Explore:

How her studio is set up, how she works, and what materials and tools she uses
How she captures nature with both a camera and phone for reference
Her artistic process through the step-by-step creation of 5 watercolor paintings, 5 collages, and 5 ink drawings, with notes on each medium and technique

As a special bonus, the book includes 32 pages of collage papers, painted and selected by Geninne, for you to use as you explore and develop your own artistic voice.

Vibrant, detailed, and richly imaginative, Geninne's interpretation of the birds she has observed so closely will inspire you to use the natural world as fodder for your paintings, drawings, and collages.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 216 x 254 x 12.7mm | 589.67g
  • United States
  • English
  • 200 color photos
  • 1631594753
  • 9781631594755
  • 38,868

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Lovely...If you're a playful artist avid about collage or ink drawing, you might be smitten. * Arts & Activities *
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About Geninne D. Zlatkis

Geninne D. Zlatkis is an artist living in sunny Santa Fe, New Mexico. Geninne's art draws inspiration from the natural world. Focused on birds and native plants, her work is a charming blend of close observation with colorful imagination in watercolor, collage,ink, and pencil. She designs a home decor line for Hallmark, an avian calendar, and gift line for Galison. Geninne's huge fan base follows her art activities and nature photography on her blog, Geninne's Art Blog.
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