The Acrylic Painter

Replete with detailed step-by-step technical demonstrations and a catalog of inspiring works by notable past and contemporary artists, as well as the author himself and his students, The Acrylic Painter provides a complete, classic art ...

The Acrylic Painter

The Acrylic Painter

A complete course on acrylic painting for beginners and experienced artists that covers classic approaches and new innovations Embraced for versatility, quick-drying properties, and non-toxicity, no medium offers a wider range of effects forcreating highly expressive art than acrylics. With its flexibility and ease of use, acrylic paint is a must-try for painters—no matter your skill level. Here noted artist and School of Visual Arts instructor James Van Patten draws from years of experience to show you how to use acrylics to achieve a variety of results—from watercolor-like transparency and the flatness of tempera and gouache to the buttery quality of oils. He presents an insider’s look at the most up-to-date tools, materials, and techniques used by top painters in the medium to produce highly expressive art. Van Patten offers guidance on materials, processes, balance, and composition, and focuses on effectively using color in painting. Replete with detailed step-by-step technical demonstrations and a catalog of inspiring works by notable past and contemporary artists, as well as the author himself and his students, The Acrylic Painter provides a complete, classic art instruction manual for painters of all abilities in one of today’s most popular types of paint.

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The Acrylic Painter
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: James Van Patten
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-26 - Publisher: Watson-Guptill

A complete course on acrylic painting for beginners and experienced artists that covers classic approaches and new innovations Embraced for versatility, quick-drying properties, and non-toxicity, no medium offers a wider range of effects forcreating highly expressive art than acrylics. With its flexibility and ease of use, acrylic paint is a
The Acrylic Painter's Book of Styles and Techniques
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Rachel Rubin Wolf
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-03-01 - Publisher: North Light Books

Acrylics are famous for their versatility. They can be used straight from the tube to look like oil paints. They can be thinned with water or painting medium and used like traditional watercolors. Or they can be used with techniques unique to acrylics. Instructive and inspirational, this book brings together
The Acrylic Artist's Collection
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Rod/ Pendleton Lawrence (Eline/ Rohlander, Nathan/ Swimm, Tom), NATHAN ROHLANDER, ELINE PENDLETON
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-09-01 - Publisher: Walter Foster Pub

With this comprehensive collection, artists can discover all there is to know about painting in acrylic--from the basics of color mixing and brush handling to more advanced techniques and art concepts. Helpful hints on technique and style from a variety of professional artists are strewn throughout the three books of
Drawing
Language: en
Pages: 362
Authors: Marilyn Tucker, Harley Walton, Antony Ostrom
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-27 - Publisher:

BOOK #1: Acrylic Painting: 11 Acrylic Painting Techniques for Beginners to Master Quick and Easy. This book offers several beginning techniques for the acrylic painter. It features 11 of some of the most popular techniques used by both professional and beginning painters. These techniques have been used by renowned painters
Painting in Acrylic
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Varvara Harmon
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-01 - Publisher: Walter Foster

Ideal for beginning and intermediate artists seeking to develop their acrylic painting skills, Painting in Acrylic 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

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