Squeegee Art Revolution: Scrape your way to amazing abstract art (Paperback)

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Squeegee Art Revolution: Scrape your way to amazing abstract art (Paperback)

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Learn the hottest new painting technique in 22 step-by-step projects! Use an art squeegee and acrylic paint to scrape and swipe your way to gorgeous abstract art.

Clara Cristina de Souza Rego (@aclaracris) first went viral for a squeegee painting video that she posted on social media. Her hundreds of thousands of followers frequently ask for her for tips and techniques. In Squeegee Art Revolution, Clara offers them in abundance so you can learn to make abstract art in her signature style.

Complete instructions for making 22 finished pieces are included in the book, as well as tips throughout, suggestions for creating a balanced artwork, ideas for what to do with leftover paint to reduce waste and cost, how to know when you’re done painting, and much more. Each project can be done in minutes using affordable, accessible materials and makes perfect gifts and home decor.

Clara’s pieces are beautifully photographed and styled in this highly visual book that includes projects for painting:
 
  • Dynamic shapes
  • Pop art
  • A sunrise over a mountain
  • Rays of color
  • Miniatures
  • A black hole
  • Words of encouragement
  • And much more

Clara has learned from her own mistakes when starting to paint with a squeegee and has perfected the technique so that you don’t need to make the same mistakes she did. Squeegee Art Revolution features easy-to-follow instruction, beautiful photographs, and vibrant artwork from a pioneer in the fun, abstract squeegee-painting technique.

Join the squeegee art revolution!
Clara Cristina de Souza Rego (@aclaracris) is a Brazilian designer and an artist now living in Stuttgart, Germany. A lifelong artist from a craft-loving family, Clara got back into painting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Her goal is simple: to have fun making art! She enjoys experimenting with art and sees creating as a meditative process. Clara built her following through Instagram after her first viral video received 5 million views, and now her larger following is on TikTok, where she frequently posts videos of herself creating her signature vibrant and joyful abstract art. She uses acrylic paints, squeegees, markers, pencil, palette knives, and other materials to work on top of paper.
Product Details ISBN: 9780760388136
ISBN-10: 076038813X
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Publication Date: April 16th, 2024
Pages: 128
Language: English

"Artists and crafters of all skill levels will be intrigued by the surprising effects that this simple technique can create. The projects’ minimal, easy-to-acquire supplies provide a low barrier for entry as well."

Library Journal

"This is a book that encourages readers to jump directly into the fun, and it would work great for classroom use, too!"

GeekDad