Book Suggestions for Mother’s Day

Discover how easy, satisfying, and fun it is to create with acrylic paints and mediums in Creative Acrylics. Acrylics are one of the most versatile, affordable, and accessible art mediums, and you’ll learn all the tips, tricks, and techniques for blending colors and building texture, plus excellent instruction on how to paint a range of different subjects. Step-by-step techniques, lessons, and projects cover a wide range of styles and genres, including color mixing, brushwork, glazing, and how to paint easy florals, still lifes, landscapes, and animals. Take your new skills even further and paint on different surfaces to create an apron, painted shells, a paintbrush rest, clay pot, and more. Creative moms will love this one!

Mindful Artist: Birds and Botanicals features tips, techniques, and step-by-step projects for working mindfully with Japanese ink and brush pens to create elegant artwork featuring birds, flowers, plants, and more. While harnessing the power of meditation, you will learn to create personalized pieces in black ink as well as color. There’s no need to follow the instructions exactly; just make what inspires you. The step-by-step projects that follow take you through the process of creating your own ink-and-brush art, with large images that illustrate the techniques and detailed, easy-to-follow instructions for brushwork, adding color, and more. The layout design is airy and contemporary to match the art style.

Looking for a series to give one of your best Mom friends?

The Friendship Series by Shari Leid
Make Your Mess Your Message: More Life Lessons From And For My Girlfriends ($9.99)
The 50/50 Friendship Flow: Life Lessons From And For My Girlfriends ($9.99)

These two books are sure to be books that all Moms can relate to!

I like that there are actually some pretty important lessons to learn from this series.

Self Disclosure: I received free copies of the above books to facilitate this post. Cover images were also provided.

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