Pigments of Your Imagination: Creating with Alcohol Inks
Cathy Taylor2nd edition, revised and expanded
- 50 bonus gallery images
- 14 added tips & techniques
Now HARDCOVER and SPIRAL BOUND!
Discover magic! Join the vibrant, prismatic world of luminous alcohol inks. Mercurial, versatile, inexpensive, and wildly colorful, alcohol inks are one of the newest mediums to hit the art community. Pigments of Your Imagination is your essential guide for working with alcohol inks, from choosing which inks to use for each project to learning how to maximize your artistic potential with a wide variety of fascinating techniques. Using an assortment of materials and tools, learn how to work on a variety of surfaces, including paper, glass, metal, fabric, and plastic. Find inspiration for your own masterpieces in the step-by-step demos and guest artist gallery. From the beginning craftsperson to the professional artist, Pigments of Your Imagination offers a broad insight into the expansive world of alcohol inks. Explore the limits of your artistic ingenuity with alcohol inks. Jump start your creativity!
Size: 9 1/8″ x 8 1/8″ | 500+ color images | 200 pp
Creat special gourds with the techniques and ideas found in this book. Branch out and try alcohol inks on maple and poplar strips (it will feather and react differently than other surfaces so experiment) to make your basket stand out!
About the Author
Cathy Taylor is an award winning mixed media artist and popular workshop instructor. Her artwork is a celebration of the patterns, textures, and color found in the natural environment. Cathy is known for her ability to interpret a subject in a variety of styles. From her colorful detailed alphabetical designs, including the Florida shell alphabet, to her whimsical collages and multidimensional abstracts, Cathy’s work is represented in galleries, museums, nature centers and private collections throughout the U.S. and abroad. Cathy’s articles have appeared in Cloth, Paper, Scissors magazine. She is a featured artist on artacademylive.com and Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff YouTube Page. She has created two DVD’s; Watercolor Collage