This comprehensive and accessible reference guide provides an in-depth exploration into the art of painting with acrylics, and has been created as one book that will accompany the reader on the complete journey from beginner to artist.
Complete Guide to the New Generation of Acrylic Paints
Author: Rheni Tauchid
The acrylics of today have grown into the most adaptable art material of the modern age. Focusing on a popular art medium that has been around for over 50 years, The New Acrylics illustrates how artists can create lush textures, color, and luster with the modern acrylics readily available in any art supply store. These are nontoxic, environmentally sound, and exist in the most dazzling array of chemical formats—from the most fluid to the highly viscous. Not only do artists paint with acrylics these days, they can create rich metallic effects, or even 3-dimensional sculptures. Traditional technique based books on acrylics cover traditional methods of painting. However, The New Acrylics is geared toward more nonconventional ways in which to manipulate modern-day acrylics, and demonstrates new applications such as glazing, textured effects, soft sculpture effects, or staining, thus reinventing the old way of handling acrylics, and revealing a fabulous new artistic medium. The underlying theme of this dazzling and sophisticated book is to encourage artists to interpret and handle acrylic paints in a vibrant, fresh, and above all, individualistic style.
Comprehensive and richly illustrated survey by noted artist and teacher introduces acrylic colors and their characteristics, discusses painting surfaces and how to prepare them, lists painting tools and their performance, and much more. Step-by-step instructions and technical exercises for experimenting with major methods, among them opaque, transparent (watercolor), acrylic tempera, mixed media and others. 125 halftones. 32 color illus.
"This comprehensive and accessible reference guide provides an in-depth exploration into the art of painting with acrylics, and has been created as one book that will accompany the reader on the complete journey from beginner to artist. With expert advice and step-by-step guidance in a wide range of techniques, this is an indispensable resource for beginning artists, students, and experienced painters alike. * Drawing on the expertise of master painters from around the world, Complete Guide to Acrylics covers every aspect of working in acrylics in detail, from materials and mediums to tools and techniques. It is also a very practical approach, brimming with demonstrations to explain and reinforce the essential skills, and offering useful insights into all stages of the creative process. * Accompanied by a wealth of images, and with a useful reference section with technical data and notes on commissions, selling and exhibiting, this is the ultimate desktop resource for artists, students, and hobbyists alike."--Provided by publisher.
Complete Guide to Techniques for Portrait Painting, Landscape Painting, and Everything Else Acrylic
Author: Judith Miller
Do You Want To Learn How To PaintHave you always wanted to learn how to paint? Have you been looking for an easy way to start with a step-by-step tutorial. Find out inside. I wrote this book for those who aspire for their works to be seen by the world, whether beginner or professional. Through the lessons in this book, you can let the whole world know how effective painting is as a way of communicating and bridging the gaps across different nations and cultures. By the end of this book you will have mastered all the basic techniques in Acrylic Painting and ready to show some of your work to the world.
The Complete Guide to Working with Watercolor, Acrylic, Gouache, and Casein
Author: Stephen Quiller
Screen printing. What is it, anyway? Every craft fair features silk-screened T-shirts, totes, jackets, linens, emblazoned with cool artwork and clever sayings. But... How did those images get there? And, more importantly, how can you create great items like those? Here's how! Screen Your Stuff is a fun, easy-on-the-eyes introduction to screen printing. Anyone can do it, honest! Authors Marion Lévy and Véronique Georgelin, co-creators of the maisongeorgette line of printed linens, offer materials lists, recipes for mixing paint colours, step-by-steps for creating stencils and a calm, reassuring tone. There are even design templates to photocopy and use! Yes! Get out those plain shirts, those plain sheets, those plain totes... And turn them into something great. All you need is a little help from Screen Your Stuff!
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Release on 2019-01-08 | by Angela Gair,Ian Sidaway
A Complete Beginner's Guide to Watercolors, Acrylics, and Oils
Author: Angela Gair,Ian Sidaway
Pubpsher: CompanionHouse Books
Start Painting Today! Covering the three most popular types of painting: watercolors, acrylics and oils, this comprehensive step-by-step guide provides basic information on materials and techniques as well as an exciting series of demonstrations aimed at complete beginners. The unique approach of this book is so simple that the reader can start immediately on original and exciting projects. Each section has practical information on materials and equipment and includes a gallery of work by various artists to inspire the beginner. The projects cover all types of subjects, including landscapes, still life, people, flowers, animals and buildings. Within each section the demonstrations provide instruction in a whole range of different techniques from the basic brushstrokes to using resist and painting with a knife. Filled with stunning artworks and inspiring projects, this book will help beginners to achieve immediate and impressive results with a minimum of practice. Inside How to Paint Comprehensive step-by-step introduction to painting for aspiring artists. Even complete beginners can quickly achieve immediate and impressive results. Covers all aspects of painting, including acrylics, oil paintings and watercolors. Learn to paint landscapes, still life, people, flowers, animals, and buildings. 38 step-by-step projects each illustrate a different painting technique. Practical advice on choosing the best materials and equipment to get the most out of your painting. Includes inspirational galleries and essential basic techniques sections to develop your artistic skills. More than 350 beautiful color photographs.