Acrylics: Master translucent techniques for landscape painting

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Acrylic paints are beloved by beginning painters and seasoned professionals alike, because this lightweight, versatile, fast-drying, water-based medium is well suited for a wide variety of applications. Acrylics will teach you everything you need to know about colors, brushes, and other tools for working with this medium. In addition to learning about techniques such as stippling, painting wet into wet, scraping out, spattering, and masking, youÆll discover comprehensive instructions for painting a variety of ...
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Overview


Acrylic paints are beloved by beginning painters and seasoned professionals alike, because this lightweight, versatile, fast-drying, water-based medium is well suited for a wide variety of applications. Acrylics will teach you everything you need to know about colors, brushes, and other tools for working with this medium. In addition to learning about techniques such as stippling, painting wet into wet, scraping out, spattering, and masking, youÆll discover comprehensive instructions for painting a variety of subjects in acrylic, including landscape elements. ItÆs all inside this valuable guide!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780929261041
  • Publisher: Foster, Walter Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/1984
  • Series: Artist's Library Series
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 1,428,389
  • Product dimensions: 6.75 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 3
The Colors 4
The Brushes 5
Additional Supplies 6
The Palette 7
Technical Tips 8
The Stippling Technique 8
The Wet-Into-Wet Method 9
The Cutting Technique 9
The Scratch Stroke 10
Using the Ruler as a Guide 10
Creating Textures 11
Friskets-Liquid Masking Solutions 12
Helpful Hints 14
An Explanation of the Lesson Plan 15
Lesson #1 The Basic Landscape 16
Lesson #2 The Barn 28
Lesson #3 A Winter Landscape 37
Lesson #4 A Landscape With Teepees 40
Lesson #5 A Tin-roof Barn with Windmill and Water Tanf 45
Lesson #6 The Utility Building 50
Lesson #7 A Victorian House and Barn 55
Four Sketches to Try on Your Own 60
Embellishments 62
The Finish Coat 64
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