Acrylicworks 5: Bold Values (Acrylicworks: The Best of Acrylic Painti) (Hardcover)
The unparalleled competition showcase for outstanding acrylic artists There's an old saying among artists that "value does all the work, while color gets all the credit." AcrylicWorks 5 gives value its due, showing how--in the hands of today's top artists--it brings drama to everyday subjects, conveys emotion and commands the eye. The 5th competition book in the AcrylicWorks series, this volume delivers another bold and breathtaking show of the best in contemporary acrylic painting, selected from an international call for entries. A rousing blend of instruction and inspiration, these pages feature: - 127 stunning acrylic and mixed-media paintings by 100+ accomplished artists
- Fascinating insights from the artists themselves, revealing the hows and whys behind each piece
- Focus on the power of value--creative solutions, effective approaches and bold techniques
- A rich variety of subjects--from still life and abstracts to people, animals and landscapes--portrayed in an equally glorious range of styles
A treat for artists and art lovers alike, AcrylicWorks 5 invites you to study these modern-day masterpieces, analyze them...or simply sit back and wonder at their incredible skill and artistry.
About the Author
Jamie Markle is a publishing and marketing consultant as well as a fine artist. As Vice President and Group Publisher at F+W Media for ten years, he was responsible for the creative and financial health of the art group, overseeing books, magazines, videos, online courses and digital content. Jamie has worked with numerous editorial teams to inspire and instruct readers through the following magazines: The Artist's Magazine, Acrylic Artist, Cloth Paper Scissors, Pastel Journal, Drawing, Southwest Art, The Collector's Guide to New Mexico and Watercolor Artist. He also oversaw the content direction for North Light and IMPACT Books as well as videos and online content produced by Artists Network. Jamie holds a degree in fine art from Xavier University, where he studied painting and drawing. He has worked in a variety of media over the years including acrylic, oil, pastel and watercolor.