Unfurling: Creative Exercises and Ideas for Blossoming as an Artist

Author(s): Misty Mawn


This inspiring, creative manual offers a unique, participatory experience that teaches core art skills and shares a range of exploratory techniques or the aspiring artist, photographer, craftsperson, novice, and anyone in between. The exercises include drawing, painting, portraiture, collage, photo arts, stamp carving, origami, still life, and more-each presented with an eye toward expanding your personal artistic voice. The exercises are supplemented with inspirational advice, quotes, poetry, and photography. Several projects integrate special extra materials that are enclosed in a pocket in the back of the book. The author, Misty Mawn is a popular artist and sought-after instructor, and writes a thoughtful, beautiful blog at www.mistymawn.typepad.com.


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Misty Mawn was a studio art major at Moravian Collage in PA. Her mixedmedia work has been published in Cloth, Paper, Scissors, Somerest Studios, Art Doll, on the cover of Skirt Magazine, and in other publications. She teaches many workshops and will be teaching in Italy this fall. She lives just outside of Charlottesville, VA with her husband and children and writes a blog.

General Fields

  • : 9781592536887
  • : Rockport Publishers Inc
  • : Rockport Publishers Inc
  • : 0.481
  • : May 2011
  • : 254mm X 216mm X 12mm
  • : United States
  • : October 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Misty Mawn
  • : Hardback
  • : 702.8
  • : 128
  • : 225 colour illustrations