Canvas Painting 101: Beginner's Guide to Canvas Painting

Canvas Painting 101: Beginner's Guide to Canvas Painting

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Have you always wanted to paint but did not know the first thing about it? Have you sketched thousands of pictures in your sketch book and wanted to put them on canvas? Now you can with the help of this book. We teach you everything to get you started in the wonderful world of fine arts. You can learn to express yourself with…  See more details below

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Have you always wanted to paint but did not know the first thing about it? Have you sketched thousands of pictures in your sketch book and wanted to put them on canvas? Now you can with the help of this book. We teach you everything to get you started in the wonderful world of fine arts. You can learn to express yourself with color.

Learn basic painting techniques. Understand lighting and shading. Learn how to choose your subjects. Determine which paints are right for you. Get a breakdown on all the brushes and what they are for. Learn why you should layer your paints.

Let Us Show You How to Answer These and Any Other Questions You Have About Canvas Painting

How long have you sat there wondering if you have what it takes to put your creativity on canvas? Have you ever seen a painting and thought you could have done better? Do you have an urge to touch up the artwork in your house because you see flaws in the technique? We can help you.

Learn the different kinds of paint available. Understand the "Fat over Lean" rule. Find out where you can get the best art supplies. Learn to paint like a pro in no time.

Everything You Need to Know About Painting on Canvas

This informative ebook will guide you through the steps of painting on canvas. You will discover who some of the great artists were. With the information in this book you can learn to paint just like them. Understand their techniques. Learn how to use references. Determine what is a good subject matter for you to paint.

You will learn...

Everything You Need to Know About Canvas Painting

1) Light Sources and Shading
How to determine where your light source should be. Learn how to carry it over to the rest of the painting. Understand what the shadows are for.

2) Paints: Oils Versus Acrylics
Which one is best for you? What is the difference? How do you store them? Which brand do you use?

Table of Contents
Chapter 1 – Painting 101
Chapter 2 – Understanding Paints
Chapter 3 – Choosing Your Brushes
Chapter 4 – Color Your World
Chapter 5 – Light Sources in Painting
Chapter 6 – What Type of Painter Are You?
Chapter 7 – Choosing a Subject
Chapter 8 – Setting Up Your Studio
Chapter 9 – Art Supply Resources
Chapter 10 – Clean Up Time
Chapter 11 – Free Art Lessons
Chapter 12 – Take Care of Your Creation
Chapter 13 – Pay Attention to Detail
Chapter 14 – Enjoy Your Subject
Chapter 15 – Frequently Asked Questions
Chapter 16 – Art Schools
Chapter 17 – Museums of Fine Art
Chapter 18 – One Final Word

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013818477
Publisher:
eBook Legend
Publication date:
12/27/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
257,000
File size:
361 KB

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Canvas Painting 101: Beginner's Guide to Canvas Painting 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is good information to know before you buy supplies.
bobby9 More than 1 year ago
Provides only a vague overview.  Look elsewhere, in my opinion.  Limited.
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