Tap into your inner creativity and explore new artistic processes with Unfurling!
Listed among the top 10 home and garden books on Amazon's Best Books of 2011, Unfurling shares technique exercises to get your creative juices flowing. These pages inspire anyone who wants to open up to the process of making art.
Written by Misty Mawn, the book opens with art exercises in drawing and painting that include portraiture, contour drawing, backgrounds, layering, and working with a still life, followed by collage and image transfer techniques.
The second section offers exercises and projects in stamp carving, paper pottery, sculpture, origami, paper doll making, and surface design. These tactile explorations offer an enjoyment of the process as well as wonderful handmade projects.
The last section shares a variety of approaches to visual journaling, instructions for binding your own journal, prompts and ideas for working on your pages, and a variety of exercises using photography and poetry as ways to inspire and inform your journal keeping.
Also included are a set of gift bookplates and a beautiful paper doll designed by the author and printed on perforated cardstock.
Author — Misty Mawn.
Flexibound. 128 pages. 8½" × 10" (22 cm × 25 cm).