Subtitle A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating in Vivid Color - Draw, Paint, Print, and More!
Description Description Discover a world filled with vibrant color and creative possibilities as you explore an array of painting, drawing, printing, and lettering techniques and styles using vivid colors of artist’s ink.
In Brilliant Inks
, artist, illustrator, and top Skillshare teacher Anna Sokolova shares her own unique methods that get the most out of this versatile medium. With her guidance, create beginner-friendly florals and foliage
, still lifes
, figures and portraits
, and hand lettering
Learn about the various types of inks
and the best tools
and surfaces to use with them. Then, try basic techniques
such as color mixing, creating visual texture, negative painting, and splattering.
Work with a variety of brushes
, dip pens
, and droppers
to get different looks, and see how adding common household supplies such as salt and bleach can create the most amazing effects
Use these methods in lessons designed to improve skills
and boost confidence
. Be inspired to make projects such as a bracelet, paper art dolls, a tote bag, and a decorated book. Full instructions
make projects fun and stress free.
This incredible material offers so much that’s waiting to be discovered:
- Vivid monotypes made in minutes using a combination of painting and printmaking methods
- Custom palettes created with unique blended colors
- Watercolor-like translucent washes and opaque silhouettes
- Techniques for creating beautiful motifs using simple brushstrokes and patterns.
Begin your colorful journey today with Brilliant Inks
and see how far your creativity can go!
Perfect for all skill levels, the books in the Art for Modern Makers series
take a fun, practical approach to learning about and working with paints and other art mediums to create beautiful DIY projects and crafts.