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By Karen Michel

A variety of recommendations borrowed from either conventional and electronic artwork has lately began to mix into one paintings shape, referred to as altered artwork. The entire consultant to Altered Imagery is the one e-book at present out there that offers attention-grabbing tips and artistic principles completely interested in this new kind of artwork. An in-depth dialogue manipulation ideas is equipped, making this a vital guide for all artists and crafters searching for artistic how one can modify and improve numerous varieties of imagery in new and conventional methods, after which to combine this altered paintings into their paintings.

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To unify the page to the canvas board, a coat of purple acrylic paint was used to fill in the negative space around the portrait, and an additional layer of blue acrylic was painted on top, adding stars and a moon. 54 The Complete Guide to Altered Imagery Text (SY) Job:04-77863 Title:RP-Complete Guide to Altered Imagery 175# Dtp:110 Page:54 magery age:54 001-069_77863 4/14/05 1:16 AM Page 55 Materials printed imagery gesso gel medium water-soluble oil pastels hand-carved stamps paintbrush Adding New Life to Old Characters This collage comes from an altered art history book.

Gel markers provide an opaque finish, so they were used to color over the original image to revamp her hair and clothing. A faux flower was added to her hair, revisiting the singers from the Big Band era using gel medium. ” 64 The Complete Guide to Altered Imagery Text (SY) Job:04-77863 Title:RP-Complete Guide to Altered Imagery 175# Dtp:110 Page:64 magery age:64 001-069_77863 4/14/05 1:17 AM Page 65 Using Remains from Transfers as Background Imagery Once an image is transferred onto a desired surface, you are left with a portion of the image remaining on the paper from which it was transferred.

Her skin and facial features were altered using glazing gel pens, which produce a transparent layer of color that can be built up and blended to create new shadows and highlights, as seen in her face. Gel markers provide an opaque finish, so they were used to color over the original image to revamp her hair and clothing. A faux flower was added to her hair, revisiting the singers from the Big Band era using gel medium. ” 64 The Complete Guide to Altered Imagery Text (SY) Job:04-77863 Title:RP-Complete Guide to Altered Imagery 175# Dtp:110 Page:64 magery age:64 001-069_77863 4/14/05 1:17 AM Page 65 Using Remains from Transfers as Background Imagery Once an image is transferred onto a desired surface, you are left with a portion of the image remaining on the paper from which it was transferred.

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