Acrylic Revolution: New Tricks and Techniques for Working with the World's Most Versatile Medium

Acrylic Revolution: New Tricks and Techniques for Working with the World's Most Versatile Medium

By: Nancy Reyner (author)Hardback

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Liberate Your Creativity with Acrylic Paints! Acrylic Revolution is your essential, all-in-one guide for acrylic painting techniques and more. It features over 101 ways to break through the boundaries of conventional painting and re-define the creative potential of this all-purpose medium. Every page provides insight on how to use acrylic paint in ways you never thought possible to create stunning visual effects and textures. Ten complete sections detail a range of empowering applications, including how to: * Prepare and paint on virtually any surface * Create textures of all kinds * Work with transfers, collage, resists and mixed media * Achieve innovative stenciling and line work * Customize your paint to adjust thickness, transparency and drying time * Simulate other mediums, such as oil, tempera or watercolor * Create faux finishes, magical effects, sheens and more To give you additional insight and inspiration, this book features a gallery of finished works by fellow painting revolutionaries that blend various acrylic techniques to create amazing effects. You'll also find practical advice that covers the basics and beyond-from selecting materials and cleaning your brushes to finishing and preserving your artwork. There's even a complete glossary of terms for fast and easy referencing. Pick up a brush and start your own acrylic revolution today! Use the techniques in this book to free your creative spirit and create the paintings you've always dreamed of.

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About Author

Nancy Reyner has been a professional instructor for the past seven years, teaching artists tricks and techniques with acrylic paints. Nancy has created costumes and sets for Broadway theatre and film, including a Madonna film. She has been selected for a two-year painting and drawing residency for the City of Phoenix. Nancy currently resides in Santa Fe, NM.

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/04/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781581808049
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781581808049
  • weight: 826
  • ISBN10: 1581808046

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