Canvas Painting 101: Beginner's Guide to Canvas Painting

Canvas Painting 101: Beginner's Guide to Canvas Painting

by Vivian Castro

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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.

This informative e-book 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 a good subject matter for you to paint is.

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?

Here is what you will learn inside this guide....

Chapter 1 - Painting
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

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150076419
Publisher: Mountain House
Publication date: 12/05/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 337 KB

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