Acrylic Painting Step-by-Step (Painting Step-by-Step)

Acrylic Painting Step-by-Step (Painting Step-by-Step)

By: David Hyde (author), Carole Massey (author), Wendy Jelbert (author)Paperback

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This is a practical and inspiring guide for all acrylics enthusiasts, from the beginner to the experienced artist. There is helpful general advice on which materials to choose, and then three high profile artists share their expertise, tips and techniques. Wendy Jelbert explains the basics of painting with acrylics and gives advice on useful techniques and the effects they can create. David Hyde writes on painting landscapes with acrylics, from composing landscapes and choosing colours to creating depth and painting different seasons. Carole Massey shares her flower painting expertise with advice on flower colours, drawing flowers, composing flower paintings and using tone. Finally Wendy Jelbert explores further creative techniques for painting with acrylics and shows how these can be applied in paintings. There are ten easy to follow step-by-step demonstrations with clear photographs and helpful instructions, and many inspirational paintings for readers to admire. Comprises material from the Leisure Arts series: Painting with Acrylics (9780855328405) Landscapes in Acrylics (9780855320234) Creative Acrylic Techniques (9780855328481) Flowers in Acrylics (9780855328535)

About Author

Wendy Jelbert is a teacher and professional artist who works in pastels, oils, acrylics, inks and watercolours. She enjoys experimenting with different ways of using mixed media and texture and her sometimes unconventional methods often produce surprising and original results. Wendy is a tutor at West Dean College, West Sussex. Follow this link to view her tutor page https://www.westdean.org.uk/CollegeChannel/Tutors/TutorProfilesandWork/WendyJelbert.aspx Wendy lives in Andover, Hampshire. Carole Massey was born in Hertfordshire and studied at St. Alban's School of Art and Leicester School of Art & Design. After a career in advertising and graphic design, Carole returned to her first love, painting, full-time. She now teaches and runs weekend workshops, as well as organising painting holidays. Carole's work is exhibited widely, and she is particularly known for her celebrity portraits, mostly inspired by photographs. She uses a wide variety of media including acrylic, watercolour, pastel, pencil and monochrome. David Hyde is a self-taught artist who had a natural talent for drawing and painting since childhood. He discovered a great liking for demonstrating and enjoys travelling and meeting artists and art groups around the country. He now exhibits work locally and through national exhibitions in London, Birmingham, Bristol and Liverpool. He holds regular weekend workshops and organises painting breaks in both watercolour and acrylic. His interests include travelling and birdwatching, interests he shares with his wife Maureen. David lives in St Ives, Cambs. http://www.davidhyde.org.uk/

Contents

1) Three respected and well-loved authors share their expertise, offering a wide variety of styles for readers to admire and emulate. 2) A comprehensive guide to acrylics, including many techniques, styles and subjects. 3) Step-by-step photographs and clear instructions make acrylic painting accessible for beginners as well as more experienced painters.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781844484119
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9781844484119
  • weight: 587
  • ISBN10: 1844484114

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