Tanja Jung was born in Oettingen in Bavaria, Germany. She grew up in Munich and, when she was younger, had a passion for photography and painting. As an artist, she is self-taught. She is increasingly interested in all art forms and has experimented in numerous creative spheres such as inchies, scrapbooks, tangle drawing, mixed media, drawing, pouring, and so on. She teaches in many of these areas. In addition, she works in the specialist artist trade, holds training workshops in paint pouring and other creative techniques, and also works as a freelance artist.
If you want to be taken by storm and are thinking of dipping your toe in the water, you won't find a better introduction than this. Quite rightly, no previous knowledge is assumed and there are clear explanations of materials, working methods and - crucially - what happens and why. To achieve control, you really do need to understand your materials and preparation counts for a lot, saving countless messy and potentially costly mistakes. The core of the book is a series of sixteen straightforward projects, each disposed of in four pages. These get you practising techniques as well as discovering creativity; the lack of complication and over-thinking mean you're never going to feel lost. There's no point in simply learning to follow paint-by-numbers instructions - you're always going to be wanting to branch out on your own, which you'll be ready to when you've finished here. -- Henry Malt * Artbookreview.net * Freelance artist Tanja Jung, introduces us to the compulsive art of pouring paint in her new book Acrylic Paint Pouring. The unique effects that can be created by the technique have turned it into the latest craze and, here, Tanja describes exactly how to do it - with advice on what tools you will need, which surfaces are most suited to acrylic pour, as well as how to seal and display your finished paintings. Terms such as dirty pour, flip cup, double swipe, puddle pour, tee rings and dipping will all become clear to you! Each is clearly explained and demonstrated and there are 16 step-by-step projects for you to try. * Leisure Painter * Are you stuck indoors and longing for something to get those creative juices flowing? Step forward the exciting technique of paint pouring! Sounds simple? Well yes, it is, but there are ways and means you cam ;earn that will enhance what would otherwise be a haphazard result. This simple book provides 16 inspiring projects, which introduce all the basics as well as the media you'll need. You will learn to control your materials so that you can produce recognise able images, as well as pleasant abstract shapes. There's plenty of information on tools and surfaces, too, an you'll be ready to get going straight away. Paint pouring is really rather exciting and offers a variety of new creative opportunities that should stimulate even the most jaded imagination. Why not give it a go? * Paint *