The Art Of Painting In Acrylic: Master Techniques For Painting Stunning Works Of Art In Acrylic-step By Step

by Alicia Vannoy Call, Michael Hallinan, Varvara Harmon

Walter Foster Publishing | August 1, 2014 | Trade Paperback |

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Ideal for beginning and intermediate artists seeking to develop or polish their acrylic painting skills, The Art of Painting in Acrylic features a range of techniques and valuable instruction for working with this classic medium. This comprehensive guide offers a fresh, modern approach to painting in acrylic. Beginning with detailed information for using acrylic tools and materials, The Art of Painting in Acrylic introduces artists to the basics, including paints and brushes, supports, mediums, and other essential information for working with this fast-drying paint. In addition to learning about basic color theory, painting techniques, and how to work with acrylic paint and textures, aspiring artists will enjoy putting their painting skills to use by practicing the step-by-step demonstrations designed to instruct and entertain. Professional acrylic painters provide easy-to-follow, comprehensive instruction and inspiration, enabling readers to learn techniques for mastering this lightweight, versatile, and easy-to-use medium. In-depth lessons cover a variety of subject matter ranging from still lifes and portraits to landscapes and animals. Along the way, aspiring artists will discover helpful tips and tricks for rendering a variety of textures, setting up compelling compositions, achieving accurate proportions, and more. With its breadth of content and detail, The Art of Painting in Acrylic is a must-have resource for any artist's reference library. Includes: Color Theory, Basic Drawing, Painting Techniques, Still Lifes & Flowers, Landscapes, Seascapes, Portraits, and Animals/Pet Portraits.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 144 Pages, 8.66 × 11.42 × 0.39 in

Published: August 1, 2014

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1600583822

ISBN - 13: 9781600583827

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The Art Of Painting In Acrylic: Master Techniques For Painting Stunning Works Of Art In Acrylic-step By Step

The Art Of Painting In Acrylic: Master Techniques For Painting Stunning Works Of Art In Acrylic-step By Step

by Alicia Vannoy Call, Michael Hallinan, Varvara Harmon

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 144 Pages, 8.66 × 11.42 × 0.39 in

Published: August 1, 2014

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1600583822

ISBN - 13: 9781600583827

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Ideal for beginning and intermediate artists seeking to develop or polish their acrylic painting skills, The Art of Painting in Acrylic features a range of techniques and valuable instruction for working with this classic medium. This comprehensive guide offers a fresh, modern approach to painting in acrylic. Beginning with detailed information for using acrylic tools and materials, The Art of Painting in Acrylic introduces artists to the basics, including paints and brushes, supports, mediums, and other essential information for working with this fast-drying paint. In addition to learning about basic color theory, painting techniques, and how to work with acrylic paint and textures, aspiring artists will enjoy putting their painting skills to use by practicing the step-by-step demonstrations designed to instruct and entertain. Professional acrylic painters provide easy-to-follow, comprehensive instruction and inspiration, enabling readers to learn techniques for mastering this lightweight, versatile, and easy-to-use medium. In-depth lessons cover a variety of subject matter ranging from still lifes and portraits to landscapes and animals. Along the way, aspiring artists will discover helpful tips and tricks for rendering a variety of textures, setting up compelling compositions, achieving accurate proportions, and more. With its breadth of content and detail, The Art of Painting in Acrylic is a must-have resource for any artist's reference library. Includes: Color Theory, Basic Drawing, Painting Techniques, Still Lifes & Flowers, Landscapes, Seascapes, Portraits, and Animals/Pet Portraits.

About the Author

Michael Hallinan is equally comfortable painting the figure and landscapes. While a major portion of his work consists of commissioned portraits, he also paints the California coast and Hawaiian islands. Michael’s paintings have graced the covers of several national publications, and he is a 20-year exhibitor at the Laguna Beach Festival of the Arts. Michael lives in Laguna Beach with his wife Cathy and Nina Marie, the wonder dog. To learn more about Michael, visit www.michaelhallinanstudio.com. Alicia VanNoy Call , creator of DawgArt, specializes in pet portraiture and animal art on canvas. Her paintings are inspired by the vivid colors of the desert Southwest, where she lives and works in Arizona. Alicia is an award-winning writer and illustrator and holds a BFA in illustration from Utah Valley University. Her art is found in fine retail establishments across the United States. To see more of Alicia’s art, visit www.dawgart.com. Darice Machel McGuire lives, paints, and teaches acrylic and oil painting on the beautiful island of Maui, Hawaii. Her Hawaii and California landscape and seascape paintings grace the homes and offices of collectors nationally and internationally. Darice’s choice of subject matter comes from her love of nature and all that surrounds her on a daily basis. Her work is represented in three galleries on Maui. To learn more about Darice, visit www.daricemachel.com. Varvara Harmon is an award-winning multimedia artist who works in oil, a
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