Mixed Media Portraits with Pam Carriker

Inside you'll find: • An easy-to-learn face-mapping technique that allows you to draw faces from your imagination, without a model or photo in front of you • Mini-demonstrations breaking down each facial feature • Simple color ...

Author: Pam Carriker

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440339031

Category: Art

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Set your portraits apart from the rest! Portraits can be an intimidating subject. But not with Art At the Speed of Life author and workshop instructor Pam Carriker as your teacher. She helps you take on faces one quick sketch at a time for faster, easier, more enjoyable drawing and painting. Not your average book on drawing the face, Mixed Media Portraits With Pam Carriker shows easy ways to draw more realistic faces in your own signature style. The goal is not an immaculate finished portrait, but a continually growing collection of personal, expressive sketches that you can use and reuse in your mixed-media work. Inside you'll find: • An easy-to-learn face-mapping technique that allows you to draw faces from your imagination, without a model or photo in front of you • Mini-demonstrations breaking down each facial feature • Simple color combinations for mixing both realistic and out-of-the-ordinary skin tones • 15 step-by-step projects featuring original ways to use your portraits as starting points for mixed-media masterpieces • Tons of expert tips, from selecting the right pencil for the job to creating self-portraits, working with reference photos and using transfer techniques In the true spirit of mixed media, this book is all about combining, layering and experimenting in your pursuit of portrait nirvana. It will get you out of your comfort zone and into the habit of making faces that are truly and uniquely your own.

Art at the Speed of Life

motivation + inspiration for making mixed-media art every day Pam Carriker ...
This is a fast,. Paulette Insall, Without Ceasing. 8" × 8" (20.5 × 20.5 cm). Mixed-
media portrait. Pam Carriker. Toilette Papier-Mâché. 8" × 16" (20.5 × 40.5.

Author: Pam Carriker

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1620333775

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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Need high-energy inspiration when your life gets crazy and your art keeps getting pushed to the back burner? Offering terrific mixed-media art projects, as well as tips for getting organized and inspired, Art at the Speed of Life is a treasure chest of ideas for the artist whose creative goals sometimes get stymied by the frantic pace of modern life. Author and mixed-media artist Pam Carriker proves that art and life can coexist peacefully, productively, and happily. Making things every day can be a joyful reality instead of just wishful thinking. Each chapter in Art at the Speed of Life includes both essays and project ideas from a variety of contributors, including Suzi Blu, Lisa Bebi, Christy Hydeck, Paulette Insall, Cate Calacous Prato. The projects are inspiring, yet easy to complete on a tight schedule, and include techniques such as assemblage, image transfer, and collage. A bonus seven-day journal project helps you track your work as you go. With a unique combination of time management tips and advice, inspiring essays, and projects designed to fit into busy schedules, Art at the Speed of Life will help you live your dream of making art every day.

Photo Craft

Guest. Spotlight: Mixed. Media. PAM CARRIKER To create this portrait of my
rescued Jack Russell terrier, I used an extremely matte medium (MMA) to glue a
copy of a photo onto a hard substrate. By painting out the background with
Matisse ...

Author: Susan Tuttle

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440318859

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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Digital Photography and Mixed Media--a creative match made in heaven! Love photography? Want to make yours better? Want to use your photography as a springboard for fabulous and diverse mixed media and digital projects? Photo Craft will help you elevate the average into the extraordinary! Using Adobe's Photoshop Elements and following thorough, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, you'll learn to make basic adjustments to your photographs that will yield stunning and artistic results. You'll also learn to use those photographs--along with some everyday mixed-media supplies--to create unique and personal art. Inside You'll Find: • 13 stepped out mixed media techniques and projects • 16 stepped out digital techniques • 9 stellar techniques and projects from contributing artists including Michele Beschen and Claudine Hellmuth • Dozens of great examples of and tips for iPhoneography • Countless inspirational suggestions for photo field trips and photo shoots • An author curated list of recommended apps to take your photos to the next level • Access to exclusive online materials including new techniques and projects and downloadable materials for your personal use So get to it! Take new pictures today (any every day!), look through those boxes of old and long-forgotten photos, and free those lonely images from your hard drive. Make them better, make them new and make them art. Soon you'll be seeing things in a whole new way!

The Pulse of Mixed Media

Self-Portrait My portraits are always self-portraits of sorts. Although they may not
look exactly like me, they ... –Pam Carriker Is there an emotion that shows up
more frequently than others in your artwork? Thus to Me The feelings that show
up in ...

Author: Seth Apter

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440310726

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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Listen closely…can you hear it? Can you hear the voices? Thoughts, insights, confessions from the creative community sharing ideas, trading secrets, venting frustrations; asking and answering questions such as, "What color rarely shows up in your work?" or "How do you express vulnerability in you art?" Or "What is one current trend that you wish would go away?" As artists, we are curious by nature and there is a longing to see inside the hearts and minds of artistic souls of our own kind. That is the beat of our lives—the Pulse of Mixed Media! In this book—a complex survey of artists around the globe—there is much for you to discover: • Visual insights: Many questions are answered not only in words, but often through visual art, and include self-portraits from 31 spotlight artists such as Pam Carriker, Danny Gregory and Judy Wise. • A diverse sampling of provocative questions: Over 100 artists share their thoughts on everything from color, media and tools, to emotions, secrets and self-revelations • Insightful sidebar statistics: Data from thousands of participants collected through polls on the author's blog reveal a remarkable analysis of the creative community at large Indulge your inner voyeur and soak up some inspiration with The Pulse of Mixed Media today!

Creating Art at the Speed of Life

30 Days of Mixed-Media Exploration Pam Carriker ... Interweave A division of F+
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Author: Pam Carriker

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1620334798

Category: Art

Page: 176

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In this inspirational volume, artist and author Pam Carriker offers uninhibited mixed-media play while encouraging you to look at your work with a newly evaluative eye and determine what works for you. Create your own art journal while using a variety of mixed-media techniques and explore seven important elements of art: • Color • Texture • Shape • Space • Depth • Mark making • And shading An art-making workshop in a book, Creating Art at the Speed of Life offers a 30-day syllabus, introducing and exploring each element in a series of exercises, complete with worksheets to help you evaluate your work and make it more successful and satisfying. In an "open studio" at the end of each chapter, well-known contributing artists share inspirational work focused on that chapter's element. With Pam's lessons and advice on how to assess your artwork, you will experiment and grow into a more confident artist.

Sight and Sound

... by Richard Condon Director of Photography Tak Fujimoto Edited by Carol
Littleton Craig McKay Production Designer ... Suzana Peric Associate Music
Editor Nancy Allen Music Recorded / Mixed by Chris Dibble Additional Music
Recorded by ... ( Material Love ) " - Boogie Down Productions , contains a sample
from “ Love ' s Gonna Get You " - Jocelyn Brown ... Editing Martin Levenstein
Visual Consultant Kalina Ivanov Art Director Teresa Carriker - Thayer Set
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Arts Humanities Citation Index

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A multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It fully covers 1,144 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, and it indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals.