Painting in Acrylic

An Essential Guide for Mastering how to Paint Beautiful Works of Art in Acrylic

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Author: Varvara Harmon

Publisher: Walter Foster

ISBN: 1600583350

Category: Art

Page: 64

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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.

The Art of Painting in Acrylic

Master Techniques for Painting Stunning Works of Art in Acrylic-step by Step

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Author: Alicia Vannoy Call,Michael Hallinan,Varvara Harmon,Darice Machel McGuire,Toni Watts,Linda Yurgensen

Publisher: Walter Foster

ISBN: 1600583822

Category: Art

Page: 144

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The Art of Painting in Acrylic is ideal for artists seeking to develop their acrylic painting skills. The book features a range of techniques and valuable step-by-step instruction for working with this classic medium.

Painting: Acrylic Basics

Master the art of painting in acrylic

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Author: Janice Robertson

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN: 163322791X

Category: Art

Page: 40

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Learn everything you need to know to get started with acrylic painting. From rendering light and shadow to creating realism through depth and texture, aspiring artists will discover the basics of acrylic painting through engaging, inspirational lessons and useful artist's tips. Beginning artists will find helpful information about selecting the right paintbrushes, supports, and paints to get started in acrylic painting. Additionally, artists will discover practical tips for using basic and special acrylic painting techniques to render textures, suggest dimension, and create effects. Featuring the artwork of Janice Robertson, Acrylic Basics includes a variety of easy-to-follow, step-by-step projects that are approachable for the beginning artist, including dynamic landscapes, colorful still life, and sweeping vistas. Designed for beginners, the How to Draw & Paint series offers an easy-to-follow guide that introduces artists to basic tools and materials and includes simple step-by-step lessons for a variety of projects suitable for the aspiring artist. With comprehensive instruction, plenty of artist tips and tricks, and beautiful artwork to inspire, Acrylic Basics is the perfect resource for any aspiring acrylic painter.

Painting in Acrylics

The Indispensable Guide

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Author: Lorena Kloosterboer

Publisher: Firefly Books Limited

ISBN: 9781770854086

Category: Art

Page: 320

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A guide to acrylic painting.

The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic

Master techniques for painting stunning still lifes in acrylic

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Author: Varvara Harmon,Janice Robertson,Elizabeth Mayville,Tracy Meola

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN: 1633220877

Category: Art

Page: 144

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"Master techniques for painting stunning still lifes in acrylic"--Cover.

Art of Acrylic Painting

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Author: Walter Foster Creative Team

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN: 1560109149

Category: Art

Page: 144

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"Discover all the techniques you need to know to create beautiful paintings in acrylic"--Cover.

Painting in Acrylic Workshop

DVD Series

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Author: Lee Hammond

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781440321542

Category: Art

Page: 32

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Follow along with Lee Hammond, and learn to paint in acrylics the easy way with a detailed, step-by-step dog portrait. You'll learn everything you need to know start painting right away, including various techniques for applying paint, which colors to use and how to achieve realistic results. You'll pick up great methods for painting fur, eyes, noses and more that you can apply to all your future paintings. Includes 32 pages of bonus instruction 79 minutes of premier art demonstration

Beginning Acrylic

Tips and Techniques for Learning to Paint in Acrylic

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Author: Walter Foster Creative Team,Susette Billedeaux Gertsch

Publisher: Walter Foster

ISBN: 1633221067

Category: Art

Page: 128

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From the first brushstroke to the finishing touch, let the Portfolio series guide you as you begin your artistic journey in acrylic painting. Beginning Acrylic teaches aspiring artists everything they need to know to get started painting in acrylic. From choosing the right paper, brushes, and paints to basic painting tips and techniques, this beginner's guide to acrylic painting is bursting with valuable exercises and advice to help artists master this colorful and approachable medium. Beginning Acrylic guides beginners through an exploration of acrylic painting with easy-to-understand concepts and step-by-step methods, including how to paint a variety of skies, trees, mountains, roads, clouds, and waterscapes from start to finish. Building on these basic, fundamental techniques, novice artists can practice their craft with step-by-step painting projects that are broken down and explained with large, detailed images and examples. With comprehensive instruction and artist tips and tricks, Beginning Acrylic is the perfect resource for artists just getting started.

Getting Started

Master the basic theories and techniques of painting in acrylic

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Author: Patti Mollica

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN: 9781600583605

Category: Art

Page: 64

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Acrylic Made Easy is a new dynamic technique and project-driven series devoted to introducing beginning and intermediate artists to the fun and engaging world of acrylic painting. With a fresh and simple approach, this debut title, Getting Started, teaches artists everything they need to know about working with acrylic paint. Beginning with an overview on a variety of tools and materials, artists will learn how to select the right brushes, palettes, paints, paper, and surfaces for their work. This introductory guide also covers various acrylic gels and mediums and how to use them with acrylic paint to achieve various effects. Getting Started also provides artists with an overview of basic color theory and how to mix colors effectively, plan a composition, and achieve proper perspective. Additionally, fine artists will learn a range of basic painting techniques, such as creating washes, drybrushing, stippling, scumbling, and more. Expert artist Patti Mollica provides tips and techniques for creating an array of textures, building up layers, and adding details. Through a collection of approachable step-by-step projects artists will be able to put their newfound acrylic skills to use, starting with initial sketches and culminating in final works of art. Subject matter ranges from landscapes, to still life, to portraits, and more. Covering a wide range of content, subject matter, and techniques, for beginning and intermediate artists alike will find Getting Started a valuable resource for their art library. With inspiration, instruction, and professional tips and tricks on virtually every page, this full-color book is the perfect resource for acrylic artists.

Acrylic Painting For Dummies

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Author: Colette Pitcher

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470526484

Category: Art

Page: 320

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Hands-on, full-color instruction in this versatile painting medium Acrylic paint is easy to use, quick to dry, a cinch to clean up, and relatively inexpensive–which makes it a great medium for amateur artists. Following a simple step-by-step approach, Acrylic Painting For Dummies provides hands-on instruction and easy-to-follow exercises in acrylic painting techniques and styles, making the medium accessible to would-be artists at all levels. Featuring large-scale projects at the end of most chapters and ample additional opportunities for readers to paint along, this friendly guide will help anyone discover the artist within.