All About Acrylics: A complete guide to painting using this versatile medium (Paperback)

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It is suitable for both beginners who wish to familarise themselves with acrylic painting, and more advanced artists who are looking for new ways to express themselves. Whether you prefer traditional or more experimental painting, this book seeks to present a broad range of styles and techniques, and to offer the reader a quick and uncomplicated entry into the world of acrylic painting. After an overview of paints and how they work, there follows an exhaustive section on materials, which describes all the paints, mediums, grounds,brushes and other tools that are available to the acrylic artist. The next section covers colour theory and a wide variety of techniques, and in the final part the authors present examples of how these techniques are used in portraiture, still lifes and landscape painting. The authors' aim is to give the reader a step-by-step guide to painting a picture and to offer them background theory and knowledge as and when their interest deepens.

About the Author


Oliver Lohr is an illustrator who works under the name of Artverwandt in the areas of decorative and stage painting, and three-dimensional decoration. Kristina Schaper is a theater painter who works with Oliver, under the name of Artverwandt, in the areas of decorative and stage painting, and three-dimensional decoration. Ute Zander is a freelance artist and author whose paintings are shown in galleries all over the world.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781844486052
ISBN-10: 1844486052
Publisher: Search Press
Publication Date: June 1st, 2011
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Practical Art Book from Search Press