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Painting in Acrylic

Author : Varvara Harmon
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Ideal for beginning and intermediate artists seeking to develop their acrylic painting skills, Painting in Acrylic features a range of techniques and valuable instruction for working with this classic medium and painting a variety of subjects. Beginning with detailed information for using acrylic tools and materials, Painting in Acrylic introduces artists to the basics, including brushes, supports, acrylic mediums, color palettes, and other essentials for using this fast-drying paint. Artists will learn about color theory, the color wheel, and such basic techniques as impasto, stippling, glazing, drybrushing, washes, and creating an underpainting. Aspiring artists will explore value, perspective, light, shadow, and form, as well as how to effectively render a variety of textures, including wood, foliage, glass, metal, water, rock, and more. Engaging, approachable step-by-step projects appeal to artists of all skill levels and cover a range of subject matter, including still lifes, animals, tabletop compositions, landscapes, flowers, trees, and more, from start to finish. A professional acrylic painter provides easy-to-follow, comprehensive instruction and inspiration so artists can put their newfound skills to practical use as they discover the secrets to mastering this lightweight, versatile, and easy-to-use medium. Perfect for first-time acrylic painters, as well as experienced artists looking to refine their technique, Painting in Acrylic inspires creativity, provides suggestions for overcoming technical obstacles, and includes plenty of useful tips and encouragement. With comprehensive, valuable information; stunning artwork; and a fresh take on a traditional medium, Painting in Acrylic is the perfect addition to any artist’s library.

Foundations of Classical Oil Painting

Author : Lea Wight
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Professional painting instructor Lea Colie Wight demystifies the formulaic process of oil painting into a simple approach to help you paint confidently and accurately in full color. Develop a core foundational skill set to develop your paintings and discover a signature way of working from life that can be applied to figure painting, portraits, landscapes and still life. Though the focus is on oils, the methods in this book can be applied to all painting mediums including as acrylic, pastel and watercolor. • Informative lessons and simple exercises help to build confidence and lay the foundations for successful oil painting • Learn a straightforward system for painting realistically with a focus on accurate color. • 4 full-length step-by-step demonstrations show how to paint a figure, a portrait, a still life and a landscape

How to Paint and Draw

Author : Outlet
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Introduces art materials and techniques, gives advice on drawing animals, people, plants, and architecture, and includes tips on color, composition and perspective.

How to Paint Your Car on a Budget

Author : Pat Ganahl
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If your car needs new paint, or even just a touch-up, the cost involved in hiring a professional can be more than you bargained for. Fortunately, there are less expensive alternatives-—you can even paint your car at home! In How to Paint Your Car On A Budget, author and veteran DIY hot rodder Pat Ganahl unveils dozens of secrets that will help anyone paint their own car. From simple scuff-and-squirt jobs to fullon, door-jambs-and-everything paint jobs, Ganahl covers everything you need to know to get a great looking coat of paint on your car and save lots of money in the process. This book covers painting equipment, the ins and outs of prep, masking, painting and sanding products and techniques, and real-world advice on how to budget wisely when painting your own car. It’s the most practical automotive painting book ever written!

How To Paint Your Motorcycle

Author : JoAnn Bortles
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How to Paint Your Car

Author : Dennis Parks
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"Dennis Parks' updated edition of How To Paint Your Car features comprehensive guidance on every aspect of automotive painting and exterior upkeep. A verteran Motorbooks author, Parks walks readers through everything they need to know, from primer to paint, tools and materials, and much more"--

How to Paint Classic Cars

Author : Martin Thaddeus
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A really practical and heavily illustrated guide to the art of good preparation and achieving a paint finish to be proud of.

Oil Acrylic

Author : Walter Foster Creative Team
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"Discover the secrets to painting waves, opens seas. and coastal scenes step by step"-- cover.

Painting with Passion

Author : Carole Katchen
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Fifteen artists provide step-by-step advice on how to translate the strongest emotions into the most profound painting. The perfect marriage of inspiration and technique.

How to Paint Realistic Military Figures

Author : Lynn Kessler
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Learn to paint contest-quality military figures with this book! Covers military figures and horses from medieval times to Desert Storm. Includes more tips for resin models and oil paints, new techniques for painting in enamels and oils, and information on camouflage and black-and-white uniforms.

How to Paint

Author : Curtis J. Badger
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Air-brushing, using acrylics, and achieving an antique finish are illustrated through colour photos the work of three master craftsmen.

How to Paint Your Tractor

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How to Paint Abstract Sunsets

Author : Gina De Gorna
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"No previous painting experience is required. A list of all necessary materials is included, along with detailed step by step instructions and plenty of painting tips and beautiful samples"--P. [4] of cover.

How to Paint

Author : Gwen Scott
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Experienced painter Gwen Scott shows how she paints beautiful, inspiring watercolour landscapes, with her own very particular approach, using masking, spongeing, stippling and placing tiny areas of flat wash side by side to create paintings full of vibrant patterns as well as colour and light. There is full information about what materials you need, then the basic techniques are clearly explained and richly illustrated by examples such as bluebell woods, poppy fields, leaves and hedgerows. There are informative sections on composition, colour and using worksheets as you prepare to paint, then two beautiful step by step demonstrations of Old Cottages and an Autumn Lane full of light and colour.

How to Paint

Author : Tim Fisher
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Tim Fisher makes the most of the superbly versatile qualities of acrylics and demonstrates his own innovative and inspiring techniques for painting a gorgeous selection of popular flowers. The reader learns how to select the right paints and the best brushes for the great range of techniques, including negative painting, masking, washes, impasto methods, texturing and much more. There are richly illustrated sections on using colour and sketching and planning paintings, and many handy tips throughout. A fantastic book for artists of all skill levels who want to create atmosphere, experiment with colour and paint accomplished, beautiful paintings.

How to Paint

Author : Julie King
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Julie King's deep and abiding love for flowers and the natural world shows through in the wonderful delicacy and vibrancy of her water colour flower paintings. Three comprehensive step-by-step demonstrations Help with selecting paints, brushes and other materials Clear guidance to water colour techniques, including negative painting, masking, washes and more

How to Paint

Author : Quentin de la Bedoyere
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So begins Quentin de la Bedoyere's inspiring and practical guide to the drawing techniques that are essential to good painting.

How to Paint

Author : Stephen Rose
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How to Paint: Oils is a stunning new book that introduces the reader to the subject of oil painting. The book assumes no previous knowledge of this exciting medium, and covers everything you need to be acquainted with to get started, from equipment and materials through to methods and techniques. This is a serious art book for serious artists, designed to both inspire and teach beginners, and to provide experienced painters with a solid introduction to oils. The rigorous text is supported with full-colour photographs, and clear descriptions and step-by-step instructions are provided throughout. The book culminates in three step-by-step projects, giving the reader the opportunity to produce three fantastic oil paintings of their own. Many of the author's beautifully executed own works are exhibited throughout the book, which cannot fail to inspire the reader, and the book's predominantly practical, hands-on approach to the subject means they can pick up a paintbrush and start painting right from page 1!

How to Paint Watercolours

Author : Jeremy Ford
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Jeremy Ford is a master-artist who will show you how to paint beautiful watercolour pictures, starting from initial sketches, through simple techniques to completed pictures, ready for display. A reissue of the best-selling How to Paint Water Colour, this book includes three comprehensive step-by-step demonstrations and covers a range of subjects from flower portraits to landscapes. Jeremy examines and breaks down the various essential materials needed, from selecting paper, paints and brushes through to other painting equipment. A simple colour theory section eliminates any mysteries about watercolour paint.

How to Paint Tropical Sunsets

Author : Gina De Gorna
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How to Paint Tropical Sunsets is the first and only instructional book about the art of painting tropical sunsets. The book will be of interest to art enthusiasts of all ages. No previous painting experience is required. A list of all necessary materials is included, along with detailed step-by-step instructions and plenty of painting tips, beautiful samples, and colorful references. How to Paint Tropical Sunsets is a great tool for art therapy, art classes, self enjoyment, and stress relief. "Anyone may enjoy a stunning sunset moment, but only an artist can always create one." --Gina De Gorna