Art Journey – Abstract Painting

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Description

An Inspired Collection of the Best of Abstract Art!

Abstract art is a visual language–a riot of color, a profound explosion of texture and shape, a quiet collision of forms. Dynamic works of art can showcase pastel painting, showcase watercolor flowers, or even build off pen and ink drawings. Abstract artists are limited only by their imagination. And through instinct, composition and an inspired color palette, they translate emotions, ideas or experiences into immersive images you want to explore again and again.

This book is a stunning volume of more than 100 award-winning abstract works showcasing the colorful and expressive nature of contemporary abstract art. Pieces have been hand-selected from the Pastel Journal‘s Pastel 100 competitions and The Artist’s Magazine‘s annual competitions, hard-bound to provide years of beauty and enjoyment.

Each painting is accompanied by an insightful critique from the artist. You may discover oil painting tips, watercolor techniques, details about creative process, artistic inspiration, and revelations on why abstraction is an important art form.

"You need passion and dedication to do abstract work and that is really my best advice to aspiring artists. You have to let your heart and emotion lead you to where you want to go." –Denise Athanas, page 11

"For me abstract art can teach us about the beauty that lies deep within all our experience, often unseen until we change our perspective, remove our usual filters and allow our hearts and minds to open to the wonders of life." –Patricia Bevan, page 15

Additional information

Dimensions 267 × 298 mm
Sub-Category

Art

ISBN

9781440351600

Sub Title

A Celebration of Contemporary Art

Contributors

Jamie Markle

Imprint

North Light Books

Product Format

Hardback

Pages

224

Publication Date

26/05/2017

BISAC Code

ART025000, GBC

Publishers

F+W Media Inc