We all did it back in the day, right? Yes, doodling! The new book Unfurling, A Mixed-Media Workshop with Misty Mawn: Inspiration and Techniques for Self-Expression through Art wants you to bring it back! And if you are a regular reader here at Craftside you know what's coming: a question that if you answer in the comments section of today's post gets you in the running for your very own copy of Unfurling, A Mixed-Media Workshop with Misty Mawn: Inspiration and Techniques for Self-Expression through Art.
The Question: Do you doodle or don't you? When was the last time you doodled and what did you doodle on?
Leave your doodle-tastic details here by midnight ET on Wednesday, September 14th, 2011.
Click on this page from Unfurling, A Mixed-Media Workshop with Misty Mawn: Inspiration and Techniques for Self-Expression through Art to enlarge and read a couple of super easy ways to get started doodle drawing.
Unfurling is a workshop in book form, offering a unique mix of inspiration and technique exercises to get your creative juices flowing. This book is for any creative person who wishes to open up more to the process of making art.
The book begins with art exercises in drawing and painting that include portraiture, contour drawing, backgrounds, layering, and working with a still life, followed by collage and image transfer techniques.
The second section offers exercises and projects in stamp carving, paper pottery, sculpture, origami, paper doll making, and surface design. These tactile explorations offer an enjoyment of the process as well as wonderful handmade projects.
The last section shares a variety of approaches to visual journaling. There are instructions for binding your own journal, prompts and ideas for working on your pages, and a variety of exercises using photography and poetry as ways to inspire and inform your journal keeping.
Also included are a set of gift book plates and a beautiful paper doll designed by Misty and printed on perforated cardstock in the back of the book.
Misty Mawn is a mixed-media artist, a vocational photographer, international workshop instructor, and passionate mother. When she is not busy singing out loud in her studio, she is most likely found amusing her two children, inventing in the kitchen, or looking for treasures. She has been published in a variety of magazines and books, and she writes the popular blog mistymawn.typepad.com.