Creative Folk Art and Beyond

Creative Folk Art and Beyond by Flora Waycott, Oana Befort, Marenthe Otten and Terri Fry Kasuba

Inspiring tips, projects, and ideas for creating cheerful folk art inspired by the Scandinavian concept of hygge

Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781633223929
Publisher: Walter Foster
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Get creative with the Scandinavian concept of hygge (hoo-gah) and create your own whimsical, colorful artwork inspired by folk art with Creative Folk Art and Beyond!

Continuing the hugely popular Creative… and Beyond series, Creative Folk Art and Beyond features the whimsical and colorful folk-art style of Scandinavia… and beyond! Inspired by the concept of hygge (an idea similar to being snuggly and cozy), Creative Folk Art and Beyond includes creative prompts,easy exercises, and step-by-step projects that embrace all things Scandinavian.

No matter your skill level, you can learn how to draw and paint beautiful, colorful art using a variety of accessible, affordable supplies. Starting off with basic tools, materials, techniques, and color basics, Creative Folk Art and Beyond then jumps into tips and exercises that will have you drawing and painting your favorite folk-art designs in no time. This book is a must-have for any "Scandophile" or folk-art enthusiast!

Flora Waycott is an illustrator and artist in Sydney, Australia. Her art has appeared on book covers, children's bedding and decor, stationery, and greeting cards and within books. Flora is inspired by Japan, where she lived for five years as a child, as well as everyday objects.

Oana Befort is a Romanian born freelance graphic artist whose watercolors and mix-media works are inspired by natural motifs and themes. Oana graduated the National University of Arts in Bucharest, Romania with a Master’s Degree in Graphic Design and Visual Communication. With a love for fresh colors and details, she is merging both her passion for illustration and graphic design into whimsical stationery and paper goods that she sells in her shop. Oana has worked with major clients around the world for projects such as book illustrations, stationery, homewares, magazine editorial, and more. She currently lives in Council Bluffs, Iowa with her husband and two kindred spirit children. Living in a lovely area surrounded by natural beauty, they are often visited by many woodland creatures. See more of her work at

Marenthe Otten is an illustrator, graphic designer, typographer, and adventurer in the Netherlands. Working in gouache, watercolor, pencil, ink, pastel, and collage, Marenthe enjoys sharing quirky, intriguing, and funny art that showcases nature, love, and happiness.

Terri Fry Kasuba creates her cute, clever, and slightly twisted illustrations in Havertown, Pennsylvania, where she lives with her husband and two children and their pets. She has received various illustration awards and displays her art at galleries throughout the Northeast.

Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781633223929
Illustrations: 350
Size: 8.75 in x 11.67 in / 222.25 mm x 296.42 mm