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Getting Started: Acrylics Made Easy

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This book is part of a series devoted to introducing beginning and intermediate artists to the fun and engaging world of acrylic painting. With a fresh and simple approach, this debut title, teaches artists everything they need to know about working with acrylic paint. Beginning with an overview on a variety of tools and materials, artists will learn how to select the right brushes, palettes, paints, paper, and surfaces for their work. 
Through a collection of approachable step-by-step projects artists will be able to put their newfound acrylic skills to use, starting with initial sketches and culminating in final works of art. Subject matter ranges from landscapes, to still life, to portraits, and more. Covering a wide range of content, subject matter, and techniques, for beginning and intermediate artists alike, this book is a valuable resource for any art library.

Topics covered:
  • Basic color theory
  • Colour mixing
  • Composition
  • Perspective
  • Washes
  • Drybrushing
  • Stippling
  • Scumbling 
  • Mediums
  • Textures and more!

Published by: Walter Foster
Author: Patti Mollica
Book type: Soft cover
Number of pages: 64 pages
Dimensions: 6.5 x 9.5 in.
ISBN: 9781600583605
Additional information: 150 illustrations
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This book is part of a series devoted to introducing beginning and intermediate artists to the fun and engaging world of acrylic painting. With a fresh and simple approach, this debut title, teaches a...
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This book is part of a series devoted to introducing beginning and intermediate artists to the fun and engaging world of acrylic painting. With a fresh and simple approach, this debut title, teaches artists everything they need to know about working with acrylic paint. Beginning with an overview on a variety of tools and materials, artists will learn how to select the right brushes, palettes, paints, paper, and surfaces for their work. 
Through a collection of approachable step-by-step projects artists will be able to put their newfound acrylic skills to use, starting with initial sketches and culminating in final works of art. Subject matter ranges from landscapes, to still life, to portraits, and more. Covering a wide range of content, subject matter, and techniques, for beginning and intermediate artists alike, this book is a valuable resource for any art library.

Topics covered:
  • Basic color theory
  • Colour mixing
  • Composition
  • Perspective
  • Washes
  • Drybrushing
  • Stippling
  • Scumbling 
  • Mediums
  • Textures and more!

Published by: Walter Foster
Author: Patti Mollica
Book type: Soft cover
Number of pages: 64 pages
Dimensions: 6.5 x 9.5 in.
ISBN: 9781600583605
Additional information: 150 illustrations
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