Year of manufacture: 2015
Author: Tracy Verdugo
Genre: Drawing, painting, mixed technique
Publisher: North Light Books (F + W Media, Inc.)
Number of Pages: 189/253
Interactive table of contents: Yes
Claim the beauty of your unique, authentic expression.
Break free of your comfort zone, sharpen your senses to perceive the world around you and find happiness in play. On this painterly journey, Tracy Verdugo leads you from self-doubt to self-appreciation by helping you find your voice through a myriad of vibrantly-hued mark making, painting and self-reflection techniques. There are no mistakes here, only opportunities to learn and grow.
Learn the language of your own sacred marks by painting with personal symbology.
Discover the inspiration that exists around you, in your home, your community, the present moment.
19 step-by-step exercises use popular mixed media materials such as pastels, acrylic paints, inks and more!
See how to use art making to plant creative seeds and cultivate your wildest dreams.
Turn on your Paint Mojo and make an awesome, shiny, perfectly imperfect mark of you.
CHAPTER ONE - SACRED MARKS
Symbols, Style and Serendipity
Unique Stories, Free From Expectation
Telling My Story, A Tapestry Collaged
Making Marks, Making Meaning
CHAPTER TWO - THE SPACES BETWEEN
The Stillness of Waiting
Sacred Transformation Painting
CHAPTER THREE - LOOSEN UP, LIGHTEN UP
The Sublime and the Ridiculous
Technique to Free Your Creative Spirit
Outside the Square!
CHAPTER FOUR - DIMENSIONAL LANGUAGE
Each Our Own Language
Mingle Your Senses
Exercises For Coloring Your Senses
Paint a Memory
CHAPTER FIVE - INSPIRATION ALL AROUND
Seeing Beauty in All Things
The Infinite Possibilities of Failure
Inspiration as You
CHAPTER SIX - YOUR GARDEN OF POSSIBILITY
Planting Your Seeds
Little Book of Dreams
CHAPTER SEVEN - CREATIVE WANDERLUST
The Wandering Dress
Exploration Fuels the Muse
Wanderlust is Inspiration
Recipe for Artful Travel
Meditation Walk And Nature Mandala
My Ode to Mexico
Connecting Through Other Cultures
CHAPTER EIGHT - THROWING OUT THE RULE BOOK
The Happy Choice
Happy, Harmonic Balance
CHAPTER NINE - COME TOGETHER
A Garden Grows
We’re All Connected
Putting It All Together!
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