Brilliant Inks by Anna Sokolova

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Discover a world filled with vibrant color and creative possibilities as you explore an array of painting, drawing, printing, and lettering techniques and styles using vivid colors of artist’s ink.

In Brilliant Inks, artist, illustrator, and top Skillshare teacher Anna Sokolova shares her own unique methods that get the most out of this versatile medium. With her guidance, create beginner-friendly florals and foliage, animals, still lifes, figures and portraits, and hand lettering.

Learn about the various types of inks and the best tools and surfaces to use with them. Then, try basic techniques such as color mixing, creating visual texture, negative painting, and splattering.

Work with a variety of brushes, dip pens, and droppers to get different looks, and see how adding common household supplies such as salt and bleach can create the most amazing effects.

Use these methods in lessons designed to improve skills and boost confidence. Be inspired to make projects such as a bracelet, paper art dolls, a tote bag, and a decorated book. Full instructions and templates make projects fun and stress free.

This incredible material offers so much that’s waiting to be discovered:

  • Vivid monotypes made in minutes using a combination of painting and printmaking methods
  • Custom palettes created with unique blended colors
  • Watercolor-like translucent washes and opaque silhouettes
  • Techniques for creating beautiful motifs using simple brushstrokes and patterns.

Begin your colorful journey today with Brilliant Inks and see how far your creativity can go!

Format: Trade Paperback 128 Pages
Size: 8.50 in x 10.00 in / 215.90 mm x 254.00 mm
Category: Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
Subject area: Activity Books, Art Techniques, Crafts & Hobbies
Series: Art for Modern Makers
Published: July 5th, 2022
Imprint: Quarry Books
ISBN: 9780760374511

$32.99 $24.99

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