Color Mixing In Acrylic: Learn To Mix Fresh, Vibrant Colors For Still Lifes, Landscapes, Portraits, And More

August 15, 2014|
Color Mixing In Acrylic: Learn To Mix Fresh, Vibrant Colors For Still Lifes, Landscapes, Portraits, And More by David Lloyd Glover
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Color is a key component in art and painting and a crucial aspect of successfully completing an acrylic painting. Ideal for beginning and intermediate artists seeking to develop their acrylic painting skills, Color Mixing in Acrylic features a range of techniques and valuable instruction for working with and mixing color in this classic medium. With this comprehensive guide, artists will learn how to mix fresh, vibrant colors in acrylic for painting almost any subject. Beginning with detailed information for using acrylic mixing tools and materials, Color Mixing in Acrylic introduces artists to the basics, including supports, color palettes, painting knives, mediums, and other essentials designed to assist in effectively using this fast-drying paint. Artists will learn about color theory, the color wheel, and basic color-mixing concepts, in addition to learning about primary, secondary and tertiary colors; color complements; hue; value; and saturation. Also included is detailed information for learning to mix common acrylics in every major color group, including vibrant greens for landscapes; soft flesh neutrals for portraits; and tints, shades, and tones for every color in between. Information is packaged in a comprehensive, easy-to-follow format and includes plenty of inspiration, so that artists can put their newfound skills to practical use. With its breadth of detail and helpful instruction, Color Mixing in Acrylic is a must-have resource for any acrylic painter's reference library.

David Lloyd Glover was trained as an artist starting at the Victoria School of Fine Art while still in elementary school. David began working as a full-time editorial illustrator after high school and was mentored by the noted Canadian artist and cartoonist, Sid Barron. David had six illustrations published weekly by a major daily news...
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Title:Color Mixing In Acrylic: Learn To Mix Fresh, Vibrant Colors For Still Lifes, Landscapes, Portraits, And More
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:64 pages, 9.4 X 6.45 X 0.25 in
Shipping dimensions:64 pages, 9.4 X 6.45 X 0.25 in
Published:August 15, 2014
Publisher:Walter Foster Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781600583889

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