Acrylics in 10 Steps: Learn All the Techniques You Need in Just One Painting

Acrylics in 10 Steps: Learn All the Techniques You Need in Just One Painting

by Ian Sidaway
     
 

All you need to work with acrylics is the brush, the paints, the canvas...and these ten easy lessons! This entry in the popular10 Stepsseries features more than 300 photographs and illustrations, and teaches beginners the skills required to create amazing works of art. See how to achieve depth of color, handle shifts in tone, master glazing and impasto, use

Overview

All you need to work with acrylics is the brush, the paints, the canvas...and these ten easy lessons! This entry in the popular10 Stepsseries features more than 300 photographs and illustrations, and teaches beginners the skills required to create amazing works of art. See how to achieve depth of color, handle shifts in tone, master glazing and impasto, use knife techniques, and take full advantage of today's fast-drying, versatile paints. Each class explores a different element of a still life; in the end, students combine them all in one beautiful finished painting. Plus: extra projects to keep the inspiration going!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780600615927
Publisher:
Octopus Books
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Ian Sidaway studied graphics and worked as a designer before moving into drawing and painting. He has written over 25 practical art books and contributed to many more.

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