Make Your Mark

MakeYourMark_400wMake Your Mark: Explore Your Creativity and Discover Your Inner Artist
(Chronicle Books, 2004)

So many people want to explore the artist within, but don’t know where to start. Make Your Mark is the answer. Packed with exciting and accessible art projects, step-by-step instruction, beautiful illustrations, and helpful diagrams, Make Your Mark is a veritable at-home art instructor. Helpful tips, clear explanations, and simple instructions make it easy to get started, and the sheer range of projects will keep the creative fires burning. Decorated with more than 180 illustrations, every page is brimming with encouragement.
Chapters include:
1. Stencils
2. Prints
3. Rubbings
4. Gouache Resist
5. Acrylic Gel Medium Resist
6. Invisible Ink
7. Water Printing
8. Paste Papers
9. Pattern Dyeing
10. Collage
11. Inkblots

Best Books of 2004 – Library Journal
Make Your Mark was chosen as one of the 75 best books of 2004.

The Artists Sketchbook Magazine says:
“If you’ve ever felt the need for self-expression, but don’t think you possess any artistic ability, Margaret Peot’s Make Your Mark: Explore Your Creativity and Discover Your Inner Artist will give you all the confidence you need to start down the path of creativity. This chapter-by-chapter art class requires no formal training in drawing, painting or perspective, and features step-by-step instructions and a list of ingredients to start each project…There’s no right and wrong, so you can’t fail!”
Somerset Studio, The Art of Paper and Mixed Media says:
“What inspires you? What takes your breath away? What nurtures your artistic soul? Margaret Peot travels with you on this journey of discovery. With easy to follow instructions for more than fifty art projects that do not require drawing, she allows each reader to come to their own place of achievement. “ Whether you are a beginner or an experienced artist, the exercises in Make Your Mark will bring you to new adventures in your own work.”

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