Lots of Dots
Beautiful Art That Starts with a Dot
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|Format: ||Hardcover, 136 pages|
|Other Information: ||75 color illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 23 March 2017|
Create beautiful art that starts with a dot. Learn about an easy, approachable technique for creating beautiful, eye-catching art with Lots of Dots. Combining the ideas of coloring, doodling, and hand-lettering, this technique is easy and relaxing as well as allowing you to tap into your creativity. Lots of Dots shows how to use dots of different sizes and colors to incorporate a pronounced sense of whimsicality into a piece. In turn, this playfulness helps to bring subjects to life as they pop off the page in a succession of vivid hues and dotted forms. This technique is perfect for beginners and for artists who want to explore a new style. Approximately 20 pages of introduction give step-by-step instructions to create images of increasing complexity. Introductory pages also include over forty thumbnail images that can be used as inspiration. The book includes templates that are lightly drawn with shapes outlined; the templates include animals - birds, sea life, butterflies, cats, owls; flowers and botanicals; motifs such as decorative borders, mandalas, sun, moon, and hearts; and people. Lots of Dots is printed on paper that will withstand markers, gel pens, colored pencils, crayons, and watercolors, so you can use any medium that inspires you.
About the Author
London-based artist Ana Enshina uses her creative eye to envision majestic animals as an abundance of multicolored spots. Dot by dot, the watercolorist forms diverse creatures, including a statuesque, bright pink flamingo; a graceful whale suspended in the sea; and a distinguished peacock with a lovely array of feathers. Whether she's focusing on animals found on land or in the sea, the painter manages to capture each creature in a rainbow of brilliant and lively colors. She creates paintings reflecting the character of different animals using a very simple technique.
25.15 x 21.59 x 1.78 centimetres (0.74 kg)|
15+ years |