Mixed Media Master Class with Sherrill Kahn: 50+ Surface Design Techniques for Fabric and Paper

C&T. Apr. 2013. 143p. illus. ISBN 9781607054238. pap. $29.95. ART INSTRUCTION
Kahn, a mixed-media artist and retired public school teacher, gently guides the reader through step-by-step demonstrations of texture- and surface-building techniques for paper and fabric using both traditional art supplies and easy-to-find household items such as candle wax, petroleum jelly, and hair gel. Readers can incorporate and combine techniques covered in this guide in drawings, collages, paintings, textile art, and sculpture in endless combinations. Chapters cover surfaces, media, resists, textures, rubbings, and printmaking.
VERDICT Readers looking to add variety to their mixed-media art are sure to find ideas here.
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