With Folk Art Fusion, you will learn to paint folk art subjects in a distinct style that is vibrant and modern, while also homespun and simple.Folk Art Fusion shows you how to blend classic subjects with new techniques to create unique works of art. In this re-issued hardcover gift edition, professional artist Heather Galler explores a colorful combination of art styles and presents them step by step in her modern folk art paintings. Learn how traditional folk art continues to influence today’s painters as you learn to create your own contemporary folk-art paintings. Even if you’re new to creating art, Folk Art Fusion will have you following along easily with step-by-step projects that are as varied as they are colorful. You'll create art from classic subjects, including: flowers, animals, architecture, sugar skulls, portraits, and more. Some of the vibrant folk art pieces you'll learn to replicate are Frida Kahlo, Day of the Dead, Maneki Neko, and Russian Nesting Dolls. Colorful, contemporary, and inspirational, Folk Art Fusion allows artists of all skill levels to quickly discover the joy of creating modern, globally inspired art in this time-treasured genre.