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Painting with Acrylics (Art Handbooks)

Painting with Acrylics (Art Handbooks)

Wendy Jelbert

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Matching quality instruction with convenience, the Art Handbooks series presents the respected lessons by talented art professionals in a small and transportable format. These tutorials teach techniques for a wide spectrum of artistic endeavors, from pencil drawing to oil painting, through step-by-step instructions and ample imagery of what to expect from each stage and completed process.

They also provide invaluable information about the materials as well as additional tips for becoming confident with each medium. This introduction to acrylics provides an inspirational and practical guide to producing beautiful paintings in the medium. Clear and thorough instruction is given on mixing colors and techniques that include painting skies using washes, wet into wet and oil techniques, scumbling and impasto effects, blended washes, and glazes of color.

The guide leads artists through all the stages of creating a painting, from the basic brushwork to final details, illustrating how to capture light and shade as well as tone and form. Acrylics are versatile and can be used in many different ways; they also have unique qualities and can be painted on to canvas, paper, wood, or board. Explaining the materials and methods as well as the techniques, these unique demonstrations teach beginners and inspire experts.

Additional Information

Author Wendy Jelbert
Publisher Search Press
Publication date 1 Apr 2013
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9781844488872

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