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DK Art School: An Introduction to Acrylics
     

DK Art School: An Introduction to Acrylics

by Ray Smith, Dorling Kindersley Publishing
 

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A real education for the aspiring artist!

Whether you've taken art classes or never held a brush before, An Introduction to Acrylics will show you everything you need to know about working in this challenging— but rewarding — medium. Easy-to-follow projects, shown as they were created, teach the essentials while inspiring the student to tackle increasingly

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A real education for the aspiring artist!

Whether you've taken art classes or never held a brush before, An Introduction to Acrylics will show you everything you need to know about working in this challenging— but rewarding — medium. Easy-to-follow projects, shown as they were created, teach the essentials while inspiring the student to tackle increasingly complex techniques.

Each volume of the DK Art School series focuses on a specific medium and subject, so you can choose precisely what you want to learn. When complete, the DK Art School will offer the widest choice of specific subjects — from acrylic figure to oil portrait, and from pastel still life to watercolor landscape. Build your own private Art School in your home library.

Author Biography: Internationally noted artist Ray Smith has exhibited in solo and group shows around the world. A lecturer at the Chelsea School of Art and at Exeter Art College, he was recently Artist-in-Residence at the University of Southampton in the UK. Smith has received many distinguished awards for his work, including an Arts Council Award, a Lindbury Trust artist's award, and the Deutscher Jugendbuch Preis. He has written several titles in The DK Art School series, and is the author of The Artist's Handbook and How to Draw and Paint What You See.

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Denver Post
A quality paperback.
New York Times
... deliciously illustrated step-by-step instructional guides.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789432872
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Series:
DK Art School Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
72
Sales rank:
527,055
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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