Painting Realistic Wildlife in Acrylic: 30 Step-By-Step Demonstrations

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A Master Artist Shares His Straightforward Approach for Capturing the Essence of Nature

One measure of a painting's success is the emotion it elicits from its viewer; William Silvers' wildlife scenes make your pulse quicken and your breath catch as you witness some of nature's most miraculous everyday moments. The midnight prowl of a wolf...a sea lion diving into choppy surf...a pride of elephants at a watering hole in the thick, dusty air. In this book, Silvers shares his ...

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Painting Realistic Wildlife in Acrylic: 30 Step-By-Step Demonstrations

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Overview

A Master Artist Shares His Straightforward Approach for Capturing the Essence of Nature

One measure of a painting's success is the emotion it elicits from its viewer; William Silvers' wildlife scenes make your pulse quicken and your breath catch as you witness some of nature's most miraculous everyday moments. The midnight prowl of a wolf...a sea lion diving into choppy surf...a pride of elephants at a watering hole in the thick, dusty air. In this book, Silvers shares his secrets for capturing the drama, the atmosphere and the very essence of wildlife.

  • Accessible "whole painting" approach using limited materials and multiple acrylic washes
  • 15 mini-demonstrations illustrate key acrylic techniques and how to use them to best effect
  • 15 complete step-by-step demonstrations feature a stunning range of animals, including golden eagles, swans, wolves, foxes, giraffes, deer, elk, black bears, polar bears, alligators and various big cats
Full of rich colors, a gripping sense of life and masterful advice for achieving the same, this book will help intermediate artists and advanced beginners achieve new levels of success and expression.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781600611353
  • Publisher: F & W Media Inc
  • Publication date: 8/27/2009
  • Pages: 146
  • Sales rank: 882,735
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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William Silvers (http://www.williamsilvers.com/) is an experienced artist with twenty years of success both commercially and as a fine artist. He has worked for Disney feature animation as a background artist on films such as Mulan, Tarzan, Lilo & Stitch and Brother Bear; for Industrial Light & Magic where he worked on Day After Tomorrow and Star Wars Episode III as a matte painter; and for EA Sports as Associate Art Director where he worked on titles such as the award winning game, NCAA Football.
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