Artful Spaces

Artful Spaces

DIY Wall Art for the Home

Book - 2008
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Create Wall Art that Reflects Your Style

Looking for quick, creative ways to add art to the spaces in your home? You?ll find them here. Artful Spaces gives you just what you want - art projects that actually look good and take hardly any time at all. And the best part: There?s no experience needed. Artful Spaces demonstrates basic techniques in a humorous, unpretentious way that lacks jargon but is full of practical advice - from selecting the best paints, brushes and surfaces (while staying on a budget) to choosing the right colors for a painting and even hanging the finished canvas.

There?s no end to the creative ideas in the book?s 24 projects. Learn how to create designs with stencils, CDs, bottles, coffee cups, potatoes and even the side of a cereal box. Add texture to your canvas with collages of decorative paper, tissue paper or posters. Use spray paint and markers to create paintings inspired by street art. The possibilities are endless. Complete materials lists, step-by-step photos, tips and templates make the projects easy to complete. There?s also information on where to find inspiration and how to create a visual journal to help you create designs of your own. Grab some paint and a canvas, and start transforming your walls!

Publisher: Cincinnati : North Light Books, c2008
ISBN: 9781600614590
Branch Call Number: 751 SMI
Characteristics: 224 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,24 cm.


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