Mixed Media Book

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A very kind person lent me this interesting book, (Bernard, Mike and Capon, Robin, 2010, Collage, Colour and Texture in Painting: London, Batsford) at quite an appropriate time, I see we have an exercise in mixed media coming up.

I have always had a bit of fear about mixed media because I don’t really know how to go about it but am really happy that I read this book, even though it’s about painting, it’s very relevant.

The author explains his painting technique in details which I think I will be a very good place to start from when attempting mixed media. I am excited to try it out now and have some fun with it. Who knows, this could become my favourite thing.

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2 thoughts on “Mixed Media Book

  1. suemaryoakley says:

    Saw some of Mike Bernard’s paintings some years ago, and bought this book… Quite difficult to emulate, but he always seems to select his collage pieces very carefully/cleverly…and the real things are wondeful! Enjoy!

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  2. Louise says:

    what a coincidence! Being totally inexperienced with mixed media, this is going to be challenging but now that I’ve read his techniques at least I have a starting point, albeit a very shaky one. would be great to see them in real life

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