Learn to Paint in Acrylics

Learn to Paint in Acrylics

With 50 Small Paintings

Book - 2014
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Learn all you need to know about acrylic painting as you create 50 stunning mini paintings. Following an overview of painting fundamentals, illustrated step-by-step instructions accompanied by lessons on specific techniques lead your way.

This unique book is a complete course in acrylic painting , built up from key techniques. As you progress through the sections of the book, the author demonstrates each technique with the creation of a mini painting , measuring 5-inches squared. So by the time you have worked right through to the end, you will have an amazing collection of 50 mini paintings--on board, paper, or canvas--that will be a testament to your skill and creativity.

The subject matter for these squares varies from abstracts and simple color-mixing exercises , through to figurative subjects : a flower, a sunset, a busy street scene--and many more. These can be mounted, exhibited, or simply collected in a portfolio, or given away as gifts for friends to cherish.

If you are coming to acrylics for the first time , or keen to improve your skills and sometimes daunted by the thought of filling a large empty canvas or blank piece of board, this is your ideal guide. Instead, it will free you from creative hang-ups and replace them with an addictive desire to create that next 5-inch square!

Publisher: Beverly, MA : Quarry Books, 2014.
ISBN: 9781631590566
Branch Call Number: 751.426 Nel
Characteristics: 144 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm

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