1,500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor

Achieve Precise Color when Painting Landscapes, Portraits, Still Lifes, and More

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Author: William F Powell

Publisher: Walter Foster Pub

ISBN: 1600582834

Category: Art

Page: 176

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Provides instruction on mixing color combinations for painting subjects ranging from apples and cabbage to skin tones and buffalo.

The Art of Painting Flowers in Oil & Acrylic

Discover Simple Step-by-step Techniques for Painting an Array of Flowers and Plants

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Author: David Lloyd Glover,Varvara Harmon,James Sulkowski,Judy Leila Schafers

Publisher: Walter Foster Pub

ISBN: 1633220133

Category: Art

Page: 144

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With helpful artist tips and easy-to-follow lessons covering a variety of flowers, The Art of Painting Flowers in Oil & Acrylic will teach readers everything they need to know to create beautiful floral works of art in oil and acrylic.

Oil & Acrylic: Sunsets

Master the Art of Painting Colorful and Dramatic Skies

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Author: Tom Swimm

Publisher: Walter Foster Pub

ISBN: 1600582427

Category: Art

Page: 32

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"Taking the first steps; Finding a focus; Expressing nature's beauty; Developing textures."

Acrylic Painting

A Complete Guide

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Author: Wendon Blake

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486295893

Category: Art

Page: 196

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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.

Painting the Elements

Weather Effects in Oil, Acrylic and Watercolor

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Author: Pam Wissman

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781581808872

Category: Art

Page: 192

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Come rain or come shine ... with this expert, all-weather advice, any day is a perfect day for painting! There is more to life (and landscape painting!) than a perfect, sunny day. In this book, 8 "seasoned" artists share their favorite tips for capturing the look and feel of the elements in oil, acrylic and watercolor. You'll learn to paint sunrise to sunset, rain or shine, summer through winter ... and every type of atmospheric condition in between. Get expert advice for evoking a thrilling range of moods, including: clear, sunny days • morning fogs • cloudy skies • snowy scenes • sunrises • sunsets • sultry summer days • morning light • autumn days • overcast days • thunderstorms • rain • twilight • moonlight • mountain mist • morning light • dappled sunlight with lively shadows • sunlight streaming through clouds or foliage • and more! A series of 18 step-by-step demonstrations show you how to use color, the principals of design, the power of light, and other artistic tools to dramatize and harmonize the feeling of weather throughout your entire scene. Learn how to paint skies that set the mood. Tune in to key differences between the light at different times of the day, and throughout the various seasons. Discover special techniques that allow the magic of a summer day or the bite of a winter's eve to shine forth. Many inspiring examples of landscape art illustrate how—through the eyes of an artist—every face of nature presents exciting expressive opportunities. Don't just brave the elements, embrace them!

Robert Kushner

Gardens of Earthly Delight

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Author: Alexandra Anderson-Spivy,Robert Kushner,Holland Cotter

Publisher: Hudson Hills

ISBN: 9781555951214

Category: Art

Page: 174

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25 years of work by an artist whose career has included flamboyant performance pieces, the Pattern and Decoration movement; a 1980s return to the figure; and a concentration on flower and other still lifes of unmatched sensuality and opulence.

Oil & Acrylic

Pet Portraits

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Author: Lorraine Gray

Publisher: Walter Foster

ISBN: 1600583040

Category: Art

Page: 32

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Covers the techniques of painting a variety of pets, including a Dalmatian, a horse, and a cockatoo, along with information on tools, materials, and how to render fur.

Oil & Acrylic

Oceans & Seascapes

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Author: Walter Foster Creative Team,Martin Clarke

Publisher: Walter Foster Pub

ISBN: 1600582745

Category: Art

Page: 32

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"Discover the secrets to painting waves, opens seas. and coastal scenes step by step"-- cover.

Oil & Acrylic: Clouds & Skyscapes

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Author: Alan Sonneman

Publisher: Walter Foster Pub

ISBN: 1600582419

Category: Art

Page: 32

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Presents instructions for painting a variety of skyscapes, with information on equipment, how to depict light and shadow, creating mood, working with photographs, and how to choose a color palette.

Oil & Acrylic: Pastoral Landscapes

Learn to Paint Panoramic Vistas and Colorful Flora Step by Step

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Author: David Lloyd Glover

Publisher: Walter Foster

ISBN: 1600583814

Category: Art

Page: 32

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Oil & Acrylic: Pastoral Landscapes provides essential information for aspiring artists who want to develop their oil and acrylic painting skills by learning to paint stunning, colorful landscapes.