Creative Wanderlust: Unlock Your Artistic Potential Through Mixed-Media Art Journaling Techniques - With 8 sheets of printed papers for journaling and collage (Paperback)
Bring your inner artist to life through art journaling and intuitive mixed media.
In Creative Wanderlust, mixed-media artist and author Kasia Avery shows you how to set up and begin an art journaling practice, and then how to fully enjoy and benefit from it with ideas and tools for moving beyond obstacles such as perfectionism, self-criticism, and finding space and time to create.
The founder of the Everything Art mixed-media online learning platform and the lead teacher of its yearlong mixed-media course Wanderlust, Kasia knows what artists need, having coached thousands of students over the years and listened to their struggles while helping them break through and find joy in art.
This stunning and informative book includes:
- Comprehensive information on supplies and the fundamentals for getting started in an art journaling practice.
- Sections focusing on overcoming common creative and personal issues, supported by related prompts, lessons, and projects that incorporate a diverse range of mixed-media techniques.
- Insights and inspirational artworks offering a variety of styles and ideas from well-known Wanderlust artist-teachers, including Helen Colebrook, Finnabair, Amy Maricle, and Dyan Reaveley.
- Eight sheets of printed papers to use in your art journaling and collage creations.
Your creative journey starts here! Let Creative Wanderlust be your guide to discovering your unique artistic voice.
About the Author
Kasia Avery is the co-founder of Everything Art, an online art education platform that offers classes in all aspects of mixed-media art and features well-known guest artists. She started Wanderlust, an online yearlong course in mixed-media art journaling, in 2016, which has attracted more than 25,000 students. Kasia has also designed stencils for The Crafter’s Workshop and stamps for The Scrapbook Diaries, and has worked with Prima Marketing Inc. as a design team member and educator. Her work has been published in Somerset Life, Somerset Apprentice, and Art Journaling magazines. She lives in England. To learn more, visit everything-art.com, @everthingart on YouTube, @everythingartuk and @kasiaavery on Instagram, and @EverythingArtLtd on Facebook.
“The affirming tone buoys the open-ended projects, which will help budding artists stretch their creative muscles. This inventive manual has much to offer.”—Publishers Weekly
"An exuberant introduction to art journaling for self-expression and well-being."—Library Journal Starred Review
"If you’re looking for a way to unleash your inner artist and explore your creativity, Creative Wanderlust by Kasia Avery is the perfect guide."—Craft Gossip
"An ideal DIY instructional guide to mixed media artwork and the development of your personal style."—Midwest Book Review