Author(s): Annie O'Brien Gonzales
Loosen up and nurture your colorful spontaneous expression! Bold Expressive Painting offers the fresh approach you're been looking for. Through step-by-step projects, learn to paint traditional subjects--still lifes, florals and landscapes--in a loose, modern and sometimes whimsical way. Working in acrylic or oil, you will learn the expressive approach to creating personal work that reflect your emotions and passions using techniques such as gesture painting, negative shape painting, and intuitive painting. In addition to 10 stepped-out projects you'll also learn: * Methods of handling vibrant color, creating a personal palette and trying out new composition formats* Ways to develop innovative compositions by incorporating personal symbols and imagery* How to breath exciting new life into previous work* Techniques for working with collage, stencils, stamps and monoprintingRelease realism and embrace a colorful and new personal, expressionist style!
Currently a professional painter, Annie O'Brien holds a PH.D. in higher education and was previously a teacher. She paints in a Canyon Road studio and her work is represented by several galleries in the United States. Annie lives in Santa Fe, NM. annieobriengonzales.com