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A classic of simplicity! Portrait Drawing has guided and inspired a generation of artists to create beautiful, realistic portraits.
Artists of all skill levels will find tips and techniques to help them develop their craft. The 17 step-by-step demonstrations included make complex techniques easy to understand. Provides fundamental skills that translate into other mediums
The popular Color Mixing Recipe by William F. Powell has served as a handy reference of essential color combinations for almost 10 years. And now this collection of oil and acrylic paint mixing recipes is available in an updated, convenient format developed with your needs in mind!
Awards: Craftrends Awards of Excellence 2006
Content in English.
Liberate Your Creativity With Acrylic Paints!
Acrylic Revolution is your essential, all-in-one guide for acrylic painting techniques and more. It features over 101 ways to break through the boundaries of conventional painting and re-define the creative potential of this all-purpose medium.
All you need to know about acrylics, varnish, modeling paste, mediums and more...
Book by Liquitex demonstrating the diverse potential of acrylic paint and its related products. Consistent with the same high standard of quality found in Liquitex Paint, this book is a modern and affordable reference guide.
A best-seller for 35 years! A timeless classic that has taught generations of artists—and will teach generations more.
A revised and expanded edition of the classic drawing-instruction book that has sold more than 2,500,000 copies.
Create new and exciting acrylic art pieces with the mixed media art techniques found in this book. Darlene Olivia McElry and Sandra Duran Wilson take you step-by-step through 45 mixed media techniques focusing on surface treatments. They also give you new ideas and inspiration along the way. Add depth and texture to your next painting with these new applications.
Rethinking Acrylic shows readers how to use acrylic paint in a variety of ways. Acrylic can mimic oil paint, watercolor, gouache and encaustic; it can be applied in subtle transparent washes, or troweled as a heavy thick impasto; it can be as transparent as glass or as dense and black as tar.
With an unprecedented array of media and digital tools at their disposal, today's artists are faced with unlimited possibilities for creative experimentation. Never before has there been such innovation in the way art can be conceptualized, produced and presented.
Acrylic innovation: Styles and techniques featuring 64 visionary artists
Acrylic is often used as a substitute for oil paint or watercolor, but the real gold mine is in allowing the medium freedom to do what it does best. This book shows how today’s artists are doing exactly that. It’s loaded with original artwork and valuable insight from 64 artists, incredibly diverse in styles and subjects, each using acrylic in unique ways to create expressive and personal art.
Content in English.
Chris Saper takes the mystery and guesswork out of portrait painting while leaving its joy fully intact. Continuing the exploration started in the her first book, Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light, this sequel offers step-by-step demonstrations that cover an even wider range of ethnic groups and ages.
1,500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor is a collection of Walter Foster's bestselling Color Mixing Recipes books, including Color Mixing Recipes for Oil and Acrylic, Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits, Color Mixing Recipes for Watercolor, and the most recent addition, Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes.
Zentangle Untangled is the first full-length title focused completely on the exciting medium of Zentangle! Known to some as the doodling process, Zentangle is perfect for artists of all skill levels. Through repetitive patterns, you'll achieve focus and relaxation as well as exciting art pieces.
The Splash series of books provide the reader with new insights into the methods of top contemporary watercolor artists. This book presents more than 120 paintings by more than 100 artists selected from thousands of watercolor and water-media painters across the world. Each painting is accompanied by a caption that shows readers something about each artist's processes pertaining to the theme of light and color.
This book is an essential reference for understanding and using the tools of the trade. No matter what medium an artist may use, there are many choices to make and things to consider when beginning a new work of art: what kind of surface or support to paint on, what type of brush to use, and how a medium will ultimately look on a chosen surface are just a few of the questions one might consider.
Published by: Walter Foster
Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
This book provides the perfect reference for beginners and experienced artists alike to learn how to draw people with accurate body, face, and head proportions—without the need for models. This book includes step-by-step instructions, tips, and techniques so simple even beginners can quick-check the proportions of their head and figure drawings, identify errors, and swiftly fix mistakes.
Published by: Sterling Publishing
Author: Chris Hart
Mixed-media powerhouse duo Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran Wilson are back with their fourth jam-packed title--this time taking readers beyond traditional painting surfaces and enticing their creative curiosity with alternative surfaces such as Plexiglas, mica, concrete, glass, leather and much more.
Published by: North Light Books
Author: Sandra Duran Wilson and Darlene McElroy