Portraits: Master The Basic Theories And Techniques Of Painting Portraits In Acrylic

Paperback | June 13, 2014

bySusan Miller Bradbury

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Acrylic Made Easy: Portraitsis a fitting addition to Walter Foster's new dynamic technique and project-driven series devoted to introducing aspiring artists to the fun and engaging world of acrylic painting. Painting portraits is a fundamental subject for any beginning-to-intermediate artist. With a fresh and simple approach,Acrylic Made Easy: Portraitsteaches fine artists everything they need to know about setting up and rendering beautiful, dynamic portraits 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: Portraitsalso provides valuable information about color theory and mixing for skin tones, planning a composition, and achieving proper perspective. Additionally, artists will learn a range of basic painting techniques, including glazing, scumbling, and stippling, as well as how to paint from photographs, create ambient lighting, arrange a composition, work with multiple subjects, and more. Through simple step-by-step projects, artists will discover how to approach a portrait, beginning with a sketch and progressing to a beautiful finished piece of acrylic artwork. With a diverse range of subjects, artists will find guidance, tips, and stunning artwork to inspire on virtually every page.

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Acrylic Made Easy: Portraitsis a fitting addition to Walter Foster's new dynamic technique and project-driven series devoted to introducing aspiring artists to the fun and engaging world of acrylic painting. Painting portraits is a fundamental subject for any beginning-to-intermediate artist. With a fresh and simple approach,Acrylic Ma...

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

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ISBN - 10:1600583938

ISBN - 13:9781600583933

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