Folk Art Fusion (Hardcover)

Creative ideas for painting colorful folk art in acrylic

By Heather Galler

Walter Foster Publishing, 9781633226517, 160pp.

Publication Date: June 26, 2018

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (3/1/2017)

List Price: 14.99*
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Description

With Folk Art Fusion, you will learn to paint folk art subjects in a distinct style that is vibrant and modern, while also homespun and simple.

Folk Art Fusion shows you how to blend classic subjects with new techniques to create unique works of art. In this re-issued hardcover gift edition, professional artist Heather Galler explores a colorful combination of art styles and presents them step by step in her modern folk art paintings. Learn how traditional folk art continues to influence today’s painters as you learn to create your own contemporary folk-art paintings.

Even if you’re new to creating art, Folk Art Fusion will have you following along easily with step-by-step projects that are as varied as they are colorful. You'll create art from classic subjects, including: flowers, animals, architecture, sugar skulls, portraits, and more. Some of the vibrant folk art pieces you'll learn to replicate are Frida Kahlo, Day of the Dead, Maneki Neko, and Russian Nesting Dolls. 

Colorful, contemporary, and inspirational, Folk Art Fusion allows artists of all skill levels to quickly discover the joy of creating modern, globally inspired art in this time-treasured genre.


About the Author

Heather Galler paints with oil, acrylic, and mixed media to create bright, cheerful folk-art paintings, ceramic tiles, jewelry, and more from her home in Austin, Texas. Her prints are sold by more than 50 retailers worldwide, and she has been featured on Comedy Central, USA Network, CBS, and Nickelodeon. Learn more at www.findfolkart.com.



Praise For Folk Art Fusion: Creative ideas for painting colorful folk art in acrylic

Colorful, contemporary, and inspirational, Folk Art Fusion allows artists of all skill levels to quickly discover the joy of creating modern, globally inspired art in this time-treasured genre. Very highly recommended for personal, community, and academic library Folk Art instructional reference collections.
- Midwest Book Review