Journeys to Abstraction 100 Paintings and Their Secrets Revealed

ISBN-10: 1440311439
ISBN-13: 9781440311437
Authors: Sue St. John
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We don't have to know what a painting is if we know how it makes us feel. A fun, fascinating survey of abstract art,Journeys to Abstractionoffers a behind-the-scenes look at how contemporary artists break free from literal depiction to rejoice in the pure expressive power of color, line and texture.58 artists share 100 striking abstract paintings, along with the ideas, inspirations and diverse working processes behind them.Covers a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional media and techniques, including watercolor, collage, acrylics, ink and more.Four step-by-step demonstrations show how abstract pieces come together from start to finish.Discover how artists paint, pour, scrape,…    

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Sue St. John has been painting for more than 40 years. Sue is a Signature Artist member of the Kentucky Watercolor Society, and is affiliated with the Louisiana Watercolor Society, the Missouri Watercolor Society and the International Society Of Experimental Artists. Visit her online at


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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: F&W Media, Incorporated Number of pages: 192 Dimensions: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 2.2 lbs. Language: English