Acrylic Revolution : New Tricks and Techniques for Working with the World's Most Versatile Medium Hardback
by Nancy Reyner
Liberate Your Creativity with Acrylic Paints! Acrylic Revolution is your essential, all-in-one guide for acrylic painting techniques and more.
It features over 101 ways to break through the boundaries of conventional painting and re-define the creative potential of this all-purpose medium.
Every page provides insight on how to use acrylic paint in ways you never thought possible to create stunning visual effects and textures.
Ten complete sections detail a range of empowering applications, including how to: * Prepare and paint on virtually any surface * Create textures of all kinds * Work with transfers, collage, resists and mixed media * Achieve innovative stenciling and line work * Customize your paint to adjust thickness, transparency and drying time * Simulate other mediums, such as oil, tempera or watercolor * Create faux finishes, magical effects, sheens and more To give you additional insight and inspiration, this book features a gallery of finished works by fellow painting revolutionaries that blend various acrylic techniques to create amazing effects. You'll also find practical advice that covers the basics and beyond-from selecting materials and cleaning your brushes to finishing and preserving your artwork.
There's even a complete glossary of terms for fast and easy referencing.
Pick up a brush and start your own acrylic revolution today!
Use the techniques in this book to free your creative spirit and create the paintings you've always dreamed of.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 128 pages, 300 colour illustrations
- Publisher: F&W Publications Inc
- Publication Date: 14/04/2007
- Category: Painting & paintings
- ISBN: 9781581808049