Painting In Acrylic: An Essential Guide For Mastering How To Paint Beautiful Works Of Art In Acrylic

June 1, 2013|
Painting In Acrylic: An Essential Guide For Mastering How To Paint Beautiful Works Of Art In Acrylic by Varvara Harmon
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Ideal for beginning and intermediate artists seeking to develop their acrylic painting skills, Painting inAcrylic features a range of techniques and valuable instruction for working with this classic medium and painting a variety of subjects. Beginning with detailed information for using acrylic tools and materials, Painting in Acrylic introduces artists to the basics, including brushes, supports, acrylic mediums, color palettes, and other essentials for using this fast-drying paint. Artists will learn about color theory, the color wheel, and such basic techniques as impasto, stippling, glazing, drybrushing, washes, and creating an underpainting. Aspiring artists will explore value, perspective, light, shadow, and form, as well as how to effectively render a variety of textures, including wood, foliage, glass, metal, water, rock, and more. Engaging, approachable step-by-step projects appeal to artists of all skill levels and cover a range of subject matter, including still lifes, animals, tabletop compositions, landscapes, flowers, trees, and more, from start to finish. A professional acrylic painter provides easy-to-follow, comprehensive instruction and inspiration so artists can put their newfound skills to practical use as they discover the secrets to mastering this lightweight, versatile, and easy-to-use medium. Perfect for first-time acrylic painters, as well as experienced artists looking to refine their technique, Painting in Acrylic inspires creativity, provides suggestions for overcoming technical obstacles, and includes plenty of useful tips and encouragement. With comprehensive, valuable information; stunning artwork; and a fresh take on a traditional medium, Painting in Acrylic is the perfect addition to any artist’s library.

Varvara Harmon is 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 in International Artist and American Artist...
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Title:Painting In Acrylic: An Essential Guide For Mastering How To Paint Beautiful Works Of Art In Acrylic
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:64 pages, 9.45 X 6.55 X 0.45 in
Shipping dimensions:64 pages, 9.45 X 6.55 X 0.45 in
Published:June 1, 2013
Publisher:Walter Foster Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781600583353

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