Acrylic Innovation: Styles and Techniques Featuring 64 by Nancy Reyner

By Nancy Reyner

Acrylic is frequently used as an alternative for oil paint or watercolor, however the actual gold mine is in permitting the medium freedom to do what it does top. This booklet indicates how today’s artists are doing precisely that. It’s loaded with unique art and priceless perception from sixty four artists, highly different in kinds and topics, every one utilizing acrylic in specified how you can create expressive and private artwork.

· sixty four artists provide their person rules, techniques and inspirations for operating with acrylic paints

· 29 kinds, starting from photorealism to minimum colour box and every thing in among, are explored via artist profiles, art and boundary-breaking “challenges” that offer dynamic beginning issues to your personal art

· 29 step by step demonstrations illustrate acrylic-driven options you could take immediately on your paintings, together with college and assemblage, opposite portray, printmaking, unintended stenciling, operating with metal combos and more

A follow-up to the best-selling Acrylic Revolution, Acrylic Innovation takes you outdoor your convenience region. Dip in everytime you think the urge to test, rejoice and spot clean and fascinating effects.

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