With comprehensive instruction, simple step-by-step projects, and a plethora of artist tips and tricks, Oil & Acrylic: Acrylic Basics is the perfect resource for any aspiring acrylic painter.
Perfect for beginning artists, Oil & Acrylic: Acrylic Basics begins with a comprehensive introduction to this evergreen and versatile medium, covering everything from tools and materials to color theory and fundamental techniques. Beginning artists will find helpful information about selecting the right paintbrushes, supports, and paints to get started in acrylic painting. Additionally, artists will discover useful tips for using basic and special acrylic painting techniques ??including washes, stippling, impasto, and drybrushing - to render textures, suggest dimension, and create effects. Aspiring artists will learn to master the art of acrylic painting through a variety of simple painting exercises, as well as a series of easy-to-follow, step-by-step projects that include a landscape, a floral, a still life, and a portrait. Starting with a basic sketch and progressing, step by step, to fully rendered art, artists will create their own masterpieces as they follow along with the easy-to-understand instructions. Featuring the talents of Janice Robertson, this book features vibrant and colorful artwork that is also approachable for beginning painters. With comprehensive instruction, a plethora of artist tips and tricks, and beautiful artwork to inspire, Oil & Acrylic: Acrylic Basics is the perfect resource for any aspiring acrylic painter.
Janice Robertson (www.janicerobertson.ca) launched her career as a professional artist in 1989. She has received many awards, including the Foreign Award in the Houston Watercolor Society's Exhibition in Texas in 2004 and the William and Margaret Foley Award in the Adirondacks National Exhibition of Watercolors in 2008. She has also won the Bronze Medal three times in the Federation of Canadian Artists Annual Signature Members exhibition. Janice is a signature member of the Federation of Canadian Artists, Landscape Artists International, the Northwest Watercolor Society, and Artists for Conservation. She is a popular and well-respected workshop instructor and juror, and teaches acrylic painting and design workshops for artists. Janice's works are represented by galleries in Vancouver, Whistler, Sidney, Fort Langley, Kelowna, and Mexico.
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