This dynamic project-driven book is devoted to introducing beginning and intermediate artists to the fun and engaging world of acrylic painting. Beginning with an overview on a variety of tools and materials, artists learn how to select the right brushes, palettes, paints, paper and surfaces for their work. This introductory guide also covers various acrylic gels and mediums and how to use them with acrylic paint to achieve various effects. It also provides artists with an overview of basic color theory and how to mix colors effectively, plan a composition and achieve proper perspective. Techniques include washes, drybrushing, stippling, scumbling and more.
Walter Foster Acrylic Made Easy: Still Life