Acrylic Painting For Dummies
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- Utilize acrylics to produce different looks and textures
- Improve your technique with four-color, hands-on instruction
- Complete full-scale projects
- Discover your inner artist
Create gorgeous paintings with this fun and easy guide to acrylics!
Always wanted to paint with acrylics? This easy-to-follow, full color guide gives you expert instruction and simple exercises in acrylic painting techniques and styles. The step-by-step projects let you practice your skill and stir your imagination and give you the foundation to create similar projects with your own subjects and surfaces!
- Get your feet (and brushes) wet assemble your materials, prepare your surfaces, and sort out additives and enhancers
- Try out basic acrylic techniques work with brush strokes, control and thin your paint, experiment with textures, and use stencils
- Practice design and composition principles mix and use color, balance elements, make changes, and pull your painting together
- Imitate several kinds of styles use acrylic paint to mimic the effects of watercolor and oil paints
- Build your repertoire explore texture and dimension, work with glass, rocks, bricks, metalwork, and more
Open the book and find:
- Clear step-by-step instructions with illustrations
- A variety of projects and styles to suit all tastes
- Quick tricks and techniques to get started painting right away
- Lots of colorful paintings to inspire creativity
- Helpful hints for improving your drawing skills
- Full-scale projects at the end of most chapters
- Exercises to jump-start your artistic passion
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