Create 20 beautiful abstract works of art in acrylic and mixed media using exciting new techniques and materials.
Petra Thölken's practical and inspiring book includes 20 beautiful abstract works of art explained step by step, including variations and tips for readers' own designs. For some of the projects, there are links to her popular video instructions, showing readers how she created the individual painting.
All the basics for the perfect introduction to painting with acrylic and mixed media are here, with colour theory, techniques and materials presented in an understandable and concise manner. Petra uses exciting new techniques and materials and encourages readers to familiarize themselves with getting to know the paints and the mixing of shades.
Get your ideas flowing with Petra's inspirational advice and find out how to approach your paintings in different ways.
Petra Thölken knew as a child that she wanted to become an artist, taking her inspiration mostly took from nature. Later, she worked as a freelance designer, creating individual furniture and entire room concepts. She set up her studio in an old factory in Hanover, Germany. In 2004 she opened a painting school and in 2015 set up her internationally popular YouTube channel under the name Künstlerstreich, which has over 80,000 subscribers. Her work is exhibited internationally and is part of public and private collections.