Subtitle Make Your Own Paint, Paper, Pigments, Prints and More from Nature
Description Description Drawing on ancient techniques, artist and primitive arts instructor Nick Neddo shows you how to reconnect with nature to make and use your own all-natural art supplies.
The Organic Artist
encourages you to return to those days when art was made with all-natural materials, like charcoal and birch bark. Immersing you in the natural world, this book seeks to inspire creativity by connecting you to your organic roots
In addition to offering a wide variety of suggestions for using nature as supplies for art
, this book also introduces the concepts of awareness and perception that are foundational to the creative process. Readers will refine drawing skills
, as well as increase their appreciation for the visual arts and the natural landscape.
Some of the projects and skills covered include the following:
Making paper and wild ink
Working with soapstone, clay, wood, and rawhide
Printmaking and stenciling
Natural pigments and dyes
Camouflage and body painting
Learn to find satisfaction in the natural process of transformation.