Thursday, March 21, 2019

The Little Book of Rock Painting Review

The Little Book of Rock Painting
More than 50 tips and techniques for learning to paint colorful designs and patterns on rocks and stones
The Little Book of Rock Painting
Description
Filled with creative exercises, art prompts, templates, and step-by-step projects, The Little Book of Rock Painting encourages interactivity for immediate results, while teaching beginners the fundamentals of the medium in an engaging and fun way.

In the new The Little Book of ... series from Walter Foster Publishing, artists and art hobbyists alike will delight in learning a variety of fun and interesting art topics in a portable format boasting a fresh, contemporary design.

In The Little Book of Rock Painting, aspiring artists will discover how to gather and prepare their rocks to create masterpieces that are truly one with nature. Written and illustrated by three talented rock-painting artists, the book features a range of contemporary designs to experiment with, from patterns and animals to mandalas and dots. The instructions are easy to follow and invite creativity and originality.

Grab your colors, head outside, and start painting beautiful works of art on stones!

The author
Artist F. Sehnaz Bac is celebrated for her radiantly colorful and charming painted stones, which she sells on Etsy as I Sassi Dell'Adriatico (The Adriatic Stones). She is also the artist for three Brilliantly Vivid Color-by-Number books: Animal Friends, Flowers and Mandalas, and Birds and Butterflies. Sehnaz has more than 550,000 Facebook followers. She lives in Alba Adriatica, Italy, a small town on the Adriatic Sea.

Artist and illustrator Marisa Redondo uses primarily watercolors and oils to create artwork inspired by nature. Growing up in the heart of San Diego, drawing was how she found a calm balance in the busy city. Currently based in Northern California, Marisa is fascinated by nature's creations and the little pieces of life that often go unnoticed, from the fine lines of feathers to the spores of a dandelion. Through watercolor, she explores the organic patterns and intricate details impressed on everything from the earth. Her paintings are a mix of the modern city she came from and the natural land where she now live. Learn more at www.riverlunaart. com.

Artist Margaret Vance paints beautifully vibrant and colorful rock art full of intricate detail and pattern. As in nature, no two painted stones are alike. Each stone and its design is unique. Margaret works with each stone's shape, size, and texture to create a singular mix of art and nature. Learn more at www.etherealandearth. com.

I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review-  Filled with super fun ideas and including templates for even easier practice this book is great for any age. Younger kids might have a harder time getting the perfect artwork but it will be so fun just to have the quality time trying. 


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