The Paintbrush Playbook

The Paintbrush Playbook by Ana Montiel

44 Exercises for Swooshing, Dancing, and Making Dazzling Art With Your Brush

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Format: Paperback / softback, 96 Pages
ISBN: 9781631590467
Publisher: Quarry Books
Series: Playbook
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"For Coloring Book Graduates!"

Sketch and paint right on the pages of this fun, modern, approachable practice and inspiration book focusing on one of the most popular drawing tools - the paint brush.

This playful, colorful exercise book is filled with fun, contemporary, beautiful illustrations by leading illustrator Ana Montiel.

The exercises explore mark making, patterns, geometrics, simple drawings, texture, and composition and includes professional tips and tricks that will enhance your skills as you work through the book. Each spread has one page filled with art examples and an exercise, with plenty of room to draw or paint right in the book. The Paintbrush Playbook is printed on high-quality, uncoated paper, allowing you to paint or draw anywhere that inspiration strikes.

Explore abstract drawing, pattern drawing, meditative doodling and more with this all-in-one learning and practice book. This is a great volume for artists, designers, doodlers, illustrators, painters, pattern illustrators, and zentanglers of all ages. You will not want to miss it!

Ana Montiel is a London-based, Spanish visual artist and designer. Her work enhances a universe of materials and media that range from screen printing to ceramics, through surface design, videoart and collage. Her influences are as diverse as David Lynch and his holistic approach to creativity, Jung's Red Book, the Arts & Crafts movements, Quantum Physics, Astrology, Yoga or Ayurveda.

Through Ana's latest art project "Visual Mantras" (ongoing) she has explored repetitive drawing as a meditation itself and has developed a series of absorbing and richly coloured geometries that bring up the cyclical rhythm of life. Ana also works as an illustrator, art director and designer and has collaborated with brands such as Nina Ricci, Jo Malone, Carolina Herrera and Anthropologie.

Her art work has been exhibited in Europe and North America.

Format: Paperback / softback, 96 Pages
ISBN: 9781631590467
Series: Playbook
Illustrations: 200
Size: 8.5 in x 10 in x 0.375 in / 215.9 mm x 254 mm x 9.525 mm
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