From Art Journaling to Art: Drawing Watercolor and More Techniques for the Mixed-Media Artist with Jane LaFazio

Join mixed-media artist Jane LaFazio to discover her simple, stress-free way to keep an illustrated journal. You'll learn how to draw what you see and how to paint with watercolor. After discussing the basic supplies she uses, Jane shares strategies for successful drawing. Next, she teaches how to mix colors and paint in a loose, intuitive style to visually record the details from your life and travels. In the third chapter, Jane demonstrates simple, effective ways to complete your journal pages (such as journaling and using ink lines to frame your work), making each one a pleasing composition. Finally, Jane explores numerous ways to incorporate your original artwork into mixed-media and sewing projects with transfers, stamping, free-motion stitching, and collage.