Posh Paint Play (Paperback)

21 Easy Watercolor Techniques to Explore

By Katie Rose Johnston

Andrews McMeel Publishing, 9781524855697, 96pp.

Publication Date: February 18, 2020

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

Forget everything you think you know about traditional watercolor painting–Posh Paint Play will show you how to experiment with paint, use it spontaneously, and have fun—no experience required!
 

Through 21 simple, achievable activities, artist Katie Rose Johnston demonstrates different ways of mixing colors, experiments with textures using salt and cling film, makes spatter art, animal print patterns, and much more. A series of gorgeous step-by-step illustrations showcase each technique that is accompanied by helpful annotations in a playful, sketchbook-style layout. Each is designed for novice and experienced creative types, achievable at home. Focusing on the process rather than the result, Paint Play is the perfect inspiration for anyone who wants to discover techniques to use in both their own paintings and beyond (cards, other artwork, etc.), play with paint, and have fun!
 


About the Author

A graduate of the Royal College of Art, Katie Rose Johnston has worked as both an illustrator and creative teacher and has exhibited work in galleries including The V&A, The Royal Academy and Somerset House. She runs creative workshops in painting, illustration, and mindful mark making. Her playful work is inspired by happy, childlike marks, patterns and landscapes. Alongside her editorial and teaching work Katie is a member of illustration collective Day Job Studio.