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BOOAH10 ART HANDBOOK - LANDSCAPES IN ACRYLICS-D.HYDE. David Hyde provides a clear and practical guide to using acrylics to create beautiful landscape paintings. Using over 70 step-by-step photographs and insirational pictures, he shows how to develop all the skills you need to become an accomplished landscape artist. The book includes information on composition, mixing shade of green and creating depth. Techniques used include scumbling, dry brush misting and glazing. 2 Login For Price
SP10672 SEA & SKY IN ACRYLICS - DAVE WHITE. Dave White introduces the simple but effective techniques that he uses to paint stunning, dramatic seascapes with beautiful and realistic skies. He demonstrates spattering, blending backgrounds, painting horizons, finger painting clouds and foam. There is expert advice on the anatomy of waves and how they rise and collapse, creating ripples, surf, foam and spray. Clear instructions show how to paint effective reflections and beaches to improve your seascapes. The sky section shows effective techniques for painting all types of cloud, with some innovative methods such as tipping up the surface to let dilute paint run, to create cirrus clouds. Dave's method of creating depth in sea, beach and sky using lines projected from the vanishing point will radically improve readers' seascapes. There is a section of moods and sunsets full of beautiful, dramatic examples. Finally three step by step projects show how to paint a beach panorama with a rolling wave, a spectacular sunset over a calm sea and waves crashing on rocks. 0 Login For Price
SP11174 GLYN MACEYS WORLD OF ACRYLICS. This book is about giving you ideas, inspiration and new ways of looking at your world ideas that set you on your own path. This book is about your creative adventure. Learn to paint what you find in the world around you and set your sense of joy and wonder down in vivid and expressive acrylic paintings that are unmistakably yours. Artist and author Glyn Macey is irrepressible, enthusiastic and filled with innovative ideas for using acrylics effectively. His deep love for painting will show you how to unleash your creativity with the adaptable, interesting and exciting acrylic medium. Learn how to see like a child again, with wide-eyed excitement, and paint the world around you using just a few acrylics and whatever else you have to hand! 0 Login For Price
SP13956 ACRYLIC ARTISTS BIBLE - MARILYN SCOTT. The complete manual for acrylic painting. Marylin Scott provides over 100 step-by-step demonstrations showing how to tackle tricky subject , from skies and water to faces and figures, all accompanied by full-colour photography. Acrylic is used by many professional artists but it is rather less popular with amateurs. This is surprising, because acrylic is not only the most versatile of all the painting media, but is also highly forgiving. You can paint out mistakes as you work, even making major changes to the colour scheme and composition. Each new painting can become a springboard for ideas and the range of different effects is vast. Complete information on materials and techniques, with full-colour photographs and step-by-step demonstrations. 0 Login For Price
SP13987 ACRYLIC FOR THE ABSOLUTE BEGINNER-C.Evans. A comprehensive course in landscape painting with acrylics by popular author and tutor Charles Evans. Charles' no-nonsense techniques and engaging writing style bring acrylic painting within the grasp of anyone keen to get started in this versatile and popular medium.The book begins with excellent advice for the beginner, including easy drawing for painting, composition, easy perspective, light and shade, colour, and how to use acrylics with different painting styles. There are six full step-by-step painting projects ranging from simple skies to snowy landscapes with horses, each of which is supported by additional exercises and techniques.The step-by-step projects allow aspiring artists to put into practice their new-found skills, and produce six stunning paintings of their own, in a range of styles. A pull-out outline drawing is provided for every project, and Charles shows how to transfer these onto the painting surface. Charles' accessible and irreverent style makes learning to paint with acrylics easy and fun. 0 Login For Price
SP15745 COMPLETE GUIDE TO ACRYLICS-L.KLOOSTERBOER. This comprehensive and accessible reference guide provides an in-depth exploration into the art of painting with acrylics, and has been created as one book that will accompany the reader on the complete journey from beginner to artist. With expert advice and step-by-step guidance in a wide range of techniques, this is an indispensable resource for beginning artists, students, and experienced painters alike.Drawing on the expertise of master painters from around the world, Complete Guide to Acrylics covers every aspect of working in acrylics in detail, from materials and mediums to tools and techniques. It is also a very practical approach, brimming with demonstrations to explain and reinforce the essential skills, and offering useful insights into all stages of the creative process. Accompanied by a wealth of images, and with a useful reference section with technical data and notes on commissions, selling and exhibiting, this is the ultimate desktop resource for artists, students, and hobbyists alike. 0 Login For Price
SP15813 PAINTING PORTRAITS IN ACRYLICS-HASHIM AKIB. A fantastic, accessible and practical guide to contemporary portraiture. Learn from master artist and author Hashim Akib as he shows you how to produce striking, interesting portraits in your own style.Award-winning artist Hashim Akib's striking portraits are at the heart of this inspirational book. The subject of portraiture is seen by many as the zenith of art, and Hash's easy going, unpretentious style puts fantastic results within the reach of hobby artists and aspiring professionals alike.Assuming nothing and starting from the basics making it suitable even for the enthusiastic beginner this book includes six step-by-step projects to follow; along with friendly but in-depth advice on colour palettes; skin tone; composition; working from photographs and models; markmaking; lighting; atmosphere and much more.The book covers many types of portraiture from the self-portrait to full-length portraits all presented in Hash's striking, free and contemporary style. 3 Login For Price
SP15967 ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ACRYLIC TECHNIQUES-H.Harrison. A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia of acrylic painting by professional artist Hazel Harrison.A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia by professional artist Hazel Harrison.Ideal for artists of all skill levels, this exhaustive reference covers a multitude of topics concerning acrylics. The book is divided into two sections: the first provides step-by-step demonstrations that guide artists through a variety of techniques, from basic colour mixing through to creating special effects such as sgraffito and wax resist. The second part focuses on themes, illustrating how individual artists tackle a number of subjects, including landscapes, buildings, portraits, animals, still life and fantasy.This resource provides a wealth of stimulating ideas to help artists both amateurs and veterans develop their own acrylic style.by Hazel Harrison 0 Login For Price
SP16179 PAINTING DOG PORTRAITS in ACRYLICS-DAVE WHITE. A detailed guide to painting realistic dog portraits in acrylics.Capture the spirit and character of dogs in portrait-painting using acrylics.With a passion for animals that is evident throughout, animal portrait artist Dave White, also offers basic advice for beginners along with more advanced techniques suitable for experienced artists who wish to capture the spirit and character of dogs in their portraits. Beginning with detailed guidance on composition, colour and choosing your reference material, Dave White teaches you the essential painting techniques you'll need to start creating your own artworks from producing an outline and underpainting to capturing the three-dimensional qualities of your pet that will make your paintings truly stand out, such as realistic hair and whiskers, getting the shine on a nose and a glint in an eye, and whether to show ears up or down or the tongues in or out. To follow, the author then offers three step-by-step projects of varying subjects including a short-haired dog, a long-haired dog and a group portrait which have been specially designed to encourage you to tackle the essential poses you'll need to start painting your own pooches. The book ends with a short section providing practical advice on setting up and running your own pet portrait business. 2 Login For Price
SP16506 ABSTRACT ACRYLICS-W.NAWRATIL. Learn how to combine acrylics with mixed-media techniques to create 27 expressive, abstract paintings inspired by nature.Austrian artist Waltraud Nawratil shows you how to combine a love for nature with a passion for expressive abstract painting. The reader will learn how to use acrylics, watercolours or airbrushing, as well as natural materials such as sand, bark and leaves, to create captivating pictures full of colour and vitality.There is a wealth of stunning abstract pieces by Waltraud which will provide inspiration for more experienced painters as well as the beginner. The book covers the variations through the seasons, teaching the reader to see the natural world with creativity and a fresh new perspective. 0 Login For Price
SP17268 LOVE ACRYLICS - COURTNEY BURDEN. Break all the rules and explore acrylic paint in a free and fun way! This book encourages you to get over the fear of the blank canvas and the anxiety over the outcome, and focus on the process of painting and the joy of creating.Whether you're a nervous novice who doesn't know how to get started or a skilled classical painter looking to try something new, you will benefit from the activities in this book ranging from quick, messy and expressive exercises to relaxing and meditative paintings.Artist and teacher Courtney Burden shares 100 prompts and projects that will build your confidence and inspire you to roll up your sleeves and play with acrylic paint in a pressure-free way. There is no right or wrong way to create a painting, so enjoy the journey, relax, unwind and have fun! 0 Login For Price
SP17817 ACRYLIC PAINTING STEP BY STEP - VARIOUS AUTHORS. This comprehensive, go-to guide to acrylic painting provides in-depth teaching and expert advice from three successful acrylics artists. It includes a wide variety of styles and subjects, with 10 beautiful paintings explained using clear, step-by-step instructions and photos.This is a practical and inspiring guide for acrylic artists of all levels of ability, from beginners who want to learn how to paint with acrylics to experienced artists looking for inspiration and ideas. Three well-known artists and authors share their expertise and enthusiasm for this exciting medium, starting with the materials and basic skills you need for painting with acrylics and moving on to more advanced techniques. Wendy Jelbert demonstrates colour mixing and the wonderful effects she creates in her stunning paintings, and David Hyde explores landscapes, from composing landscapes and choosing colours to creating depth and depicting the seasons. Carole Massey shares her love of flower painting and gives expert advice on mixing colours for flowers, using tone, drawing and composition. There are ten easy-to-follow, step-by-step demonstrations with clear photographs and helpful instructions, and many inspirational paintings for readers to admire. 0 Login For Price
SP80081 BRUSH WITH ACRYLICS- TERRY HARRISON. Terry Harrison presents a refreshingly simple guide that is packed with excellent, easy-to-follow demonstrations illustrating how to create stunning paintings using the versatile qualities of acrylics. He explores a wide range of techniques with excellent tips on how to capture atmosphere, texture and detail and includes many step-by-step sequences and inspirational paintings.Acrylics are easy to master and extremely versatile. Paint can be applied thick like oils, or in washes like watercolour. Also, techniques can be mixed to create unusual and different effects. Using a range of brushes, Terry explores all these different techniques showing how to capture atmosphere, texture and detail . He paints a selection of beautiful landscapes, seascapes and buildings with ease, showing how to apply colour to produce stunning pictures of atmospheric skies, mist covered rivers, vibrant fields of flowers, rustic buildings, calm estuaries and more.With many hot tips and a wealth of practical advice, Terry presents an inspiring sequence of step-by-step demonstrations which aim to build up skills and encourage the artist to create their own original paintings. 0 Login For Price
SP81712 CREATIVE ACRYLIC LANDSCAPES - Wendy Jelbert. Wendy Jelbert shares her expertise in working with acrylics and in creating beautiful, convincing landscapes. There is information on what materials to buy, how to use sketches and photographs, how to look at landscape shapes and how to use tone and composition to good effect. Wendy demonstrates a variety of acrylic techniques and explains elements of the landscape such as foregrounds, distances and skies. There are six beautiful step-by-step demonstrations with clear photographs and instructions for readers to follow. 0 Login For Price
SP82276 COLOUR MIXING GUIDE ACRYLICS J.Collins. Everything the acrylic artist needs to know from colour theory to complementary, warm and cool colours, colour tone, using a limited palette, dull and bright colours and local colour. Clear, practical and beautifully presented advice. This pocket-sized, practical guide has everything the acrylic artist needs to know about colour mixing, from colour theory to complementary, warm and cool colours, colour tone, using a limited palette, dull and bright colours and local colour. 0 Login For Price
SP84546 READY TO PAINT THE MASTERS - VAN GOGH IN ACRYLICS. The Ready to Paint The Masters series shows readers how to paint in the style of their favourite painter. Michael Sanders shows how to reproduce three famous paintings by Vincent Van Gogh, using step by step photographs and detailed instructions. He then paints two further compositions of his own, using the style and techniques of Van Gogh. Six tracings are provided for readers to pull out and transfer on to the painting surface: one for each project plus a bonus tracing. Michael Sanders has studied and reproduced many of Van Gogh's works as an artistic exercise, and has gained insight into the painter's methods, right down to individual brush strokes. Lovers of Van Gogh's amazing paintings can now learn how to paint their favourites using acrylic paints. 2 Login For Price
SP84669 PAINTING ACRYLIC LANDSCAPES THE EASY WAY. Terry Harrison shows how to paint landscapes in acrylics using a range of simple brush techniques, and the author's own range of brushes. He introduces the brushes, which he has designed to carry out specific techniques, and also explains which other materials are required, including using a limited palette of paint colours. He then describes what each of the brushes is suitable for, before going on to explain acrylic painting techniques such as painting a tree close-up, painting reflections and snow, creating distance and using texture pastes, glaze medium and palette knives. There are six beautiful demonstrations with easy to follow text and step by step photographs, covering popular Terry Harrison subjects: a summer landscape, a winter scene, a coastal view, a landscape with a barn, a Venetian scene and a beautiful building covered in wisteria. Readers who loved Terry's Brush with Acrylics will enjoy this all new title, in which Terry's brushes are put through their paces in a completely new range of illustrations and demonstrations. 0 Login For Price
SP84898 READY TO PAINT-Abstracts in Acrylic. The Ready to Paint series provides six tracings for readers to pull out and transfer on to paper. There is one for each of the five step-by-step demonstrations, plus a bonus tracing of the inspirational painting in the Introduction section. Dani Humberstone is a successful abstract artist who uses the tracings in innovative, imaginative way. Follow here in-depth step-by-step instructions to produce your own wonderful piece of abstract art. 0 Login For Price
SP86977 VIBRANT ACRYLICS Hashim Akib. Be prepared for an exciting, vibrant and different approach to using acrylics. With infectious energy and enthusiasm, Hashim Akib shows how acrylics can be used in unusual, surprising ways to create beautiful paintings full of life, atmosphere and colour. Step-by-step demonstrations, exercises and expert advice illustrate his simple, yet effective techniques and there are many inspiring examples of what can be achieved. This extensive book details step-by-step projects that include urban landscapes, pet portraits and abstracts. Neither beginners nor more experienced artists will want to be without this book. 0 Login For Price
SP87967 ACRYLICS UNLEASHED - GLYN MACEY. A complete guide to using acrylic paints creatively, by an exciting and talented new author.Glyn Macey s irrepressible energy and imagination shows through in every part of his work; and in this book he shares his painting techniques and methods with you. Learn to use your acrylic paints in unusual, creative and surprising ways to create open, inviting landscapes, breathtaking seascapes and urban scenes packed with life. Nine atmospheric step-by-step projects.Dynamic, imaginative techniques and learn composition, colour mixing and how to find inspiration. 0 Login For Price
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