Arnold Lowrey offers an inspiring and creative introduction to painting with acrylics, and in clear, simple-to-understand terms he explores the materials and techniques you will need to get started in this exciting medium.
+ FREE BOOK Buy this book and get BOOK for FREE Hello there and welcome to an artistic adventure in Acrylic Painting! This book is a beginner's guide to painting at a proficient level with acrylic paints. Have you ever seen someone's artwork and wondered what it would take to be able to do that you? Well you don't need to wonder because in this book you will learn exactly what it takes to be able to create beautiful looking acrylic paintings. This is a beginner's book so the information that we will be covering is extensive and starts from the very bottom level and works its way all the way to the top. For instance we will be starting here, with this introduction, and then when this is wrapped up we will move on to talk about the materials. Here is a preview of what you'll learn: - Materials for acrylic drawing - How to start acrylic painting - Theory painting - Techniques and terminology - Acrylic paintings Enjoy reading and practicing, and do not forget to receive your FREE BONUS BOOK All the instructions you will find at the end of the book Good luck!
A fun and accessible guide to acrylics, featuring step-by-step exercises and advice on technique to help your paintings flourish. Leading painter, teacher and writer Soraya French has distilled her art teaching into the things that matter most and can be digested in a short period of time – in just one afternoon you can start acrylic painting. Learning to paint is one of the life-long aspirations of many of us, and painting with today's acrylics paints has never been easier or more accessible. Acrylics are becoming increasingly popular, especially for beginners because of their versatility and strength of colour. Acrylics can be used thickly like oils, but they dry much more quickly, or they can be watered down to look like watercolour. The author, known for her own vibrant and colourful acrylic paintings, covers equipment and the best colours to buy and shows the different ways of using acrylic to create a range of effects with simple instruction and easy-to-follow exercises. She shows how to use acrylics to paint a range of subjects: flowers and trees, landscapes, cityscapes and people.
Written by professional artist-teachers, the books in this series start with real basics and assume no knowledge or experience of painting whatsoever. Full of easy-to-follow exercises and demonstrations, the Collins You Can Paint series is designed to give even the most hesitant of beginners the enthusiasm and confidence necessary to start painting in acrylics. All the instruction is broken down into really easy step-by-step exercises to help you to practise and build up your knowledge and expertise of painting gradually. Melanie Cambridge takes the reader by the hand and shows, with simple staged exercises, exactly how to paint all the separate features of a picture one-by-one. This text focuses specifically on acrylic paints.
Learn to Paint Acrylics is just one of the top-selling titles in the excellent Collins Learn to Paint series. The book contains thorough yet accessible instruction and stunning artwork by popular TV artist, Alwyn Crawshaw.
A Complete Beginner's Guide to Watercolors, Acrylics, and Oils
Author: Angela Gair
Publisher: CompanionHouse Books
Start Painting Today! Covering the three most popular types of painting: watercolors, acrylics and oils, this comprehensive step-by-step guide provides basic information on materials and techniques as well as an exciting series of demonstrations aimed at complete beginners. The unique approach of this book is so simple that the reader can start immediately on original and exciting projects. Each section has practical information on materials and equipment and includes a gallery of work by various artists to inspire the beginner. The projects cover all types of subjects, including landscapes, still life, people, flowers, animals and buildings. Within each section the demonstrations provide instruction in a whole range of different techniques from the basic brushstrokes to using resist and painting with a knife. Filled with stunning artworks and inspiring projects, this book will help beginners to achieve immediate and impressive results with a minimum of practice. Inside How to Paint Comprehensive step-by-step introduction to painting for aspiring artists. Even complete beginners can quickly achieve immediate and impressive results. Covers all aspects of painting, including acrylics, oil paintings and watercolors. Learn to paint landscapes, still life, people, flowers, animals, and buildings. 38 step-by-step projects each illustrate a different painting technique. Practical advice on choosing the best materials and equipment to get the most out of your painting. Includes inspirational galleries and essential basic techniques sections to develop your artistic skills. More than 350 beautiful color photographs.
Not sure where to start with your beachscape paintings? These beautiful, simple colour recipes will see you on your way to paint glorious, sun-drenched tropical beachscapes in no time. As an impatient painter, I like to get as much vital information down as fast as possible. As a ersult, over the last 20-odd years, I've developed a series of "paint recipes" to help. As a professional artist, these recipes have proved invaluable to me. This studio reference guide has interactive features with accompanying video tutorials, and is designed so that you paint your colour mixes directly onto the pages. If you're not happy with the result, simply wipe off! I hope you have fun playing with these recipes, modifying them to suit your unique style and generally enjoying the dance with paint as much as I do. Mark Waller.
Now is the time to pursue creative fulfillment! Annie O'Brien Gonzales felt a passion for art from an early age. But not until 30 years later--after raising a family and working "a real job"--did she get serious about painting. Along the way, she experienced the pleasures and the pitfalls of learning to paint. In these pages, she channels it all to help others discover (or re-discover) The Joy of Acrylic Painting. This guide offers an engaging, streamlined approach for any beginner, but especially those who--due to life detours or lack of time--had previously postponed their artistic aspirations. In a fun, instantly gratifying style, Gonzales combines the forgiveness of acrylics with the approachability of expressive painting. With special emphasis on the elements of color, pattern and texture, these lessons give you a jump-start on painting with feeling. If now is your time to pursue creative fulfillment, then this is the book to ease your way. • Strategies for gathering resonant ideas and inspiration • Practical advice, such as when to splurge and where to save on painting supplies • Mixed-media techniques for creating character in your paintings • Inspiration from Expressionist masters, including ways to use their work as a jumping-off point for your own original paintings • PLUS 8 fabulous start-to-finish painting projects--landscapes, still life, figures and abstracts