Portfolio: Beginning Composition: Tips And Techniques For Creating Well-composed Works Of Art In Acrylic, Watercolor, And Oil

byKimberly Adams

Paperback | November 5, 2019

Portfolio: Beginning Composition: Tips And Techniques For Creating Well-composed Works Of Art In Acrylic, Watercolor, And Oil by Kimberly Adams
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Learn to create eye-catching, well-composed works of art using acrylic, oil, and watercolor paints.Beginning Compositionfeatures quick exercises for getting started in art, primers on the principles of composition and the Rule of Thirds, what to look for when composing artwork, examples of successful (and unsuccessful) compositions from a selection of artists, and customizable painting projects.

ThePortfolio seriescovers essential art techniques, core concepts, and media with an approach and format that's perfect for aspiring, beginning, and intermediate artists. From this concept- and technique-driven series comesBeginning Composition, which detailshow to compose a work of art so that it draws in—and then holds—the viewer's attention.

Written and illustrated by Kimberly Adams, an experienced author and professional artist with years of experience in creating versatile, stunning works of art,Beginning Compositionteaches you how to create successful compositions inacrylic, oil, and watercolor paints. After an introduction to theessentials of compositionand someexamples of composition in action, you are then invited tocreate your own artwork on a range of subjects, including landscapes, florals, animals, and more. The painting projects encourage personalization and creativity. Other topics covered include conveying mood and emotion through composition, the Golden Ratio, focal points, and more.

WithPortfolio: Beginning Composition, artists of all skill levels can learn to create engaging compositions in a range of art media.
Washington-based artistKimberly Adamscreates vibrant landscapes using her fingertips. Kimberly studied art while growing up in New Mexico and says her paintings represent her love for nature as well as her adventurous heart. She serves on the board of directors for Parklane Fine Art Gallery in Kirkland, Washington, and teaches finger-p...
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Title:Portfolio: Beginning Composition: Tips And Techniques For Creating Well-composed Works Of Art In Ac...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:128 pages, 11.05 X 8.65 X 0.6 inShipping dimensions:128 pages, 11.05 X 8.65 X 0.6 inPublished:November 5, 2019Publisher:Walter Foster PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1633227936

ISBN - 13:9781633227934

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