Acrylic Painting: Step-by-step

Acrylic Painting: Step-by-step

By: Carole Massey (author), Wendy Jelbert (author), David Hyde (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. This title comprises material from the "Leisure Arts" series: "Painting with Acrylics" (9780855328405); "Landscapes in Acrylics" (9780855320234); "Creative Acrylic Techniques" (9780855328481); "Flowers in Acrylics" (9780855328535).

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About Author

Wendy Jelbert is a teacher and a professional artist who works with pastels, oils, acrylics, inks, and watercolors. She is the author of several books, including "Wendy Jelbert's Line & Wash" and "Wendy Jelbert's Water-Soluble Pencils." Carole Massey is a practicing instructor and an exhibiting artist. She is the author of "Figures in Watercolour," "Flowers in Acrylics," and "Water Soluble Pencils." David Hyde is a self-taught artist and the author of "Landscapes in Acrylics."

Contents

Materials6 PAINTING WITH ACRYLICS10 by Wendy Jelbert My palette12 My sketchbook13 Colour mixing14 Playing with acrylics16 Painting skies22 Sunlit Window26 Step-by-step Farmyard36 Step-by-step LANDSCAPES IN ACRYLICS42 by David Hyde Composition44 Colours for landscape48 Creating depth51 Seasons52 Distant Mountains54 Step-by-step Still Water64 Step-by-step Ancient Tree74 Step-by-step FLOWERS IN ACRYLICS80 by Carole Massey Flower colours82 Flower shapes & drawing86 Composition for flowers90 Tone94 Techniques for flowers96 Primulas98 Step-by-step Rose Arch104 Step-by-step Stargazer Lilies112 Step-by-step CREATIVE ACRYLIC TECHNIQUES118 by Wendy Jelbert Creative techniques120 Creating texture122 Applying techniques124 Lilac Blooms126 Step-by-step Seascape136 Step-by-step Index144

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/09/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781844484119
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9781844484119
  • weight: 599
  • ISBN10: 1844484114

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