A new 160-page paperback book by Soraya French.
Painting in mixed media combines all the excitement and potential of different materials and techniques, while giving the artist the opportunity to express themselves without any of the limitations of each separate medium. Whether you love the vibrancy of pastels, the versatility of acrylics or the dynamism of collage, this book shows you how to combine them to make a unique piece of art. Alongside Soraya’s beautiful paintings, it encourages the artist to express themselves, to experiment with their own creative ideas and to enjoy the magical potential of painting in mixed media.
- Materials include gels, pastes and paper collage, as well as paints
- Step-by-step demonstrations explain how to build paintings layer by layer
- Projects put theories into practice
- Advice throughout leads you through techniques and warns against common mistakes
- Ideas suggest ways to create your own personal visual voice
Soraya French is an internationally renowned artist. She combines her successful career as an exhibiting artist alongside writing books and magazine articles, and teaching courses. Soraya works in all media but is particularly known for her mixed media painting and use of vibrant colours.
Soraya has received a number of prestigious art awards for her paintings in recent years and many of her paintings can be found in private and public collections both at home and abroad. She is an elected member of the Society of Women Artists and The Society of Floral Painters, and is currently the President of the Andover Art Society. Soraya’s Studio is at the prestigious Project Workshops, a vibrant centre for the visual arts at Quarley in North West Hampshire.
Other books and DVDs by Soraya French
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The image at the top is a detail from the painting ‘Hillside Greek Village’ by Soraya French shown in the book Expressive Painting in Mixed Media.