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Paint, Make and Create (Paperback)

A Creative Guide with 25 Painting and Craft Projects

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By Becki Clark
Imprint: White Owl
Series: Crafts
Pages: 120
Illustrations: 150 colour illustrations
ISBN: 9781526793010
Published: 31st March 2021


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Paint, Make & Create showcases seasonal, multi-craft projects all woven together by painting. Designed for all abilities, the 20 engaging activities will guide you through the seasons and include working with clay, printing, collaging, sewing and embroidery with a fun and modern painterly twist.

Including a comprehensive guide to getting started with painting, Paint, Make & Create will help you develop an understanding of types of paints, surfaces, colour palettes and mixing your own colours whilst also arming you with the tools and confidence to create your own original pieces. Drawing on author Becki’s vast experience in the creative world, alongside each project's step by step guide are helpful hints and tips, perfect for beginners wanting to experiment with paints.

Your creativity will flourish with each contemporary craft project, from creating painterly table settings for Summer gatherings right through to painting Christmas gifts and decorations.

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

A colorful guide to the basics of painting and crafting with paint. The book provides a basic overview of materials, exercises, and color theory before presenting a variety of crafts based around the seasons. The welcoming tone, easy to follow instructions, and appealing pictures make this a great book for beginners or those with a casual interest in paints and crafting.

NetGalley, DeAnna DeHoff

I love painting, and I'm always looking for new ways to enjoy the process. This book has lots of great ideas - and I love that they are organized by season! - that I know I will come back to. I liked the inclusion of different types of painting mediums - not just acrylic on paper, but paint markers and fabric paint, painting on clay and terra cotta, and more. A great book for beginners, but also a lovely book for those already familiar with paint.

NetGalley, Erin S

This book made me happy! Just reading it and looking at the beautiful projects was enough to cheer me up. I like how easy the instructions and how fun the projects. Would make a great gift for the ones quarantining.

NetGalley, Elif Akdemir

A beautiful book with lots of inspiring projects. The projects are divided into four groups linked to a season. The basis of each project is painting but each project incorporates other crafts to produce unique multimedia objects. Everything is kept nice and simple, the projects do not require lots of expensive materials. There are clear explanations for each project along with plenty of photographs. Becki Clark's decorative style is dainty and mostly incorporates botanical themes. This is an ideal book for a beginner looking to get started crafting or for the more experienced crafted looking for fresh inspiration.

NetGalley, Janet McMahon

About Becki Clark

Becki Clark is a multidisciplinary creative designer based in the New Forest with over 8 years experience in the creative industry. Inspired by nature’s flora and fauna and seasonality, Becki’s signature painterly style lends itself to a vast range of projects from botanical painting and brush lettering to surface pattern design and craft DIYS. Her recognisable and relatable style has led to collaborations with Hobbycraft, Seasalt Cornwall and BBC’s Countryfile and Becki’s work often features in print editorial, including Mollie Makes, Homes & Antiques and In The Moment.

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