Painting A World of EnchantmentBook - 2002
Imagine a dream world filled with witches, elves, fairies, flowers and storybook-like creatures--a world that Bobbie Takashima brings to life with her unique style of painting.In 10 fantastic projects, readers will learn how to layer acrylics to give their paintings a vibrant illustrative quality. Once they learn Bobbie's simple-to-master techniques, from blending and glazing to dry brushing and handling color, the fully illustrated, step-by-step projects will help them achieve Bobbie's magical style in their own paintings.Projects range from beginner to advanced and cover the major holidays and seasonal themes including Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, Christmas, Halloween and Easter. There are also projects for special occasions including weddings and birthdays. Each theme will include soft-stroke flowers, little critters and fairies.Bobbie Takashima has been painting since childhood. She is the author of four decorative painting booklets, has designed over 65 pattern packets and has written numerous articles for magazines including the Artist's Journal, Decorative Artist's Workbook and Chroma Acrylics publication. Bobbie owns her own decorative painting studio in San Diego. She lives in Bonita, California.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, 2002
Characteristics: 141 p. ; 28 cm