Still Lifes: Master The Basic Theories And Techniques Of Painting Still Lifes In Acrylic

Paperback | June 13, 2014

byVarvara Harmon

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In this follow-up toGetting Started,the first title in this technique and project-driven Acrylic Made Easy Series,Still Lifesoffers a fresh and simple approach for beginning and intermediate artists to learn the essentials of rendering beautiful still lifes in acrylic. Beginning with an introduction to a variety of tools and materials, artists will learn how to select the right brushes, palettes, paints, paper, and surfaces for their work.Acrylic Made Easy:Still Lifesalso provides artists with an overview of basic color theory and information for how to mix colors effectively, as well as how to plan a composition and achieve proper perspective. Additionally, artists will learn a range of basic painting techniques, including glazing, scumbling, stippling, and more. Included in this helpful guide are useful tips and techniques for mastering a range of concepts, such as color theory, composition, lighting, and painting from photographs. Through simple step-by-step projects, aspiring artists will discover how to approach a still life painting, beginning with a sketch and progressing to a beautiful finished piece of acrylic artwork. Covering a breadth of subject matter, from florals and tablescapes to fruits and vegetables, readers will find helpful information that not only instructs but also inspires.

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In this follow-up toGetting Started,the first title in this technique and project-driven Acrylic Made Easy Series,Still Lifesoffers a fresh and simple approach for beginning and intermediate artists to learn the essentials of rendering beautiful still lifes in acrylic. Beginning with an introduction to a variety of tools and materials, artists will learn how to select the right brushes, palettes, ...

Varvara Harmonis an award-winning multimedia artist who works with oil, acrylic, watercolor, silk paintings, and ink and pencil drawings. Her work has been juried into national and international exhibitions and is in private collections around the world. Varvara's work has been published inInternational ArtistandAmerican Artistmagazines, as well as inThe Best of America Oil Artistsbook in 2009 andThe Best of World La...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.5 × 6.75 × 0.25 inPublished:June 13, 2014Publisher:Walter Foster PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:160058389X

ISBN - 13:9781600583896

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