Synopses & Reviews
Full instructions for 65 abstract paintings are provided in this guide that urges beginners to plunge right in, learning about composition, theme, and design while they paint. The history of abstract painting and its importance as a means of self-expression are covered in the guide's beginning pages, and each of the paintings that follow conventional step-by-step instruction is replaced with information on composition, imagery, method, materials, and technique, allowing the painter to copy straight from the bookor make changes according to the flow of creativity.
"If youre intrigued by the subject but dont feel you know where to start, then this book will help you a long way towards the end of the road." Artbookreview.net
Clear, challenging and inspiring, this book contains instructions for 65 abstract paintings that you can get to work on straightaway, with no previous experience. All the basic information relating to picture elements, composition, theme and design is provided at the start of the book, together with an exploration of the meaning of abstract painting, and its importance as a means of self-expression and creativity.
About the Author
Rolina van Vliet is an artist and workshop teacher who specializes in abstract painting.