Acrylic Step by Step
Discover All the Basics and a Range of Special Techniques for Creating Your Own Masterpieces in Acrylic
Paperback ISBN: 1560108584
Beginners and accomplished artists alike are attracted to the beauty and versatility of acrylic painting. In this comprehensive book, you will find all the instruction and inspiration you need to master the medium or improve your painting skills. Accomplished artist Tom Swimm guides you step by step through 12 stunning acrylic projects, offering easy-to-follow instructions along with his personal artistic insights. Acrylic Painting Step by Step covers dozens of beginning and advanced acrylic techniques, from underpainting and glazing to impasto and texturizing. You will learn to paint a variety of subjects, including a lively floral, a striking still life, an eye-catching street scene, and a gorgeous seascape.
Airbrush Painting Techniques
Osprey Modelling Manuals
Paperback ISBN: 1902579224
This book is designed to impart the techniques of using this effective tool quickly and easily. All three types of airbrush are examined and explained in simple terms. The title also boasts an excellent section on actually using the airbrush, and studies in depth the painting of four different miniatures. Clear photographs are taken of the painting process on each different model, showing all sorts of exciting techniques. Methods of lightening and darkening, representing camouflage and weathering and mixing exactly the right colour are all explained. A book that will suit both complete beginners and those wanting to get more out of their airbrush.
Art on the Rocks
More Than 35 Colorful & Contemporary Rock-painting Projects, Tips, and Techniques to Inspire Your Creativity
Paperback ISBN: 1633222160
Turn plain rocks and stones into beautiful, unique works of art! Art on the Rocks offers a colorful, modern approach to rock painting by taking artists and crafters through a dynamic exploration of numerous techniques and projects that both inspire and teach the art of creating beautiful painted stones. Following a comprehensive overview of the craft, including a review of the tools and materials, as well as how to gather and prep stones, three talented rock-painting artists demonstrate a range of contemporary techniques and 25 fun step-by-step tutorials that demonstrate how to create a variety of painted stones featuring patterns, dots, animals, mandalas, nature motifs, and more. Each project includes easy-to-follow instructions and invites creativity and originality, encouraging readers to customize the projects to their own taste. Packed with creative ideas, loads of tips, and endless inspiration, Art on the Rocks makes a wonderful addition to any artist or crafter's bookshelf.
5 Routes for Sketching Travelers / 5 rutas para dibujantes
Spanish Paperback ISBN: 8415967918
This is the first volume of the Urban Sketcher's Pad series. The book has four chapters on Barcelona followed by one on the surroundings. Each chapter has B&W sketching proposals and offers brief illustrative texts, drawings and maps of the places proposed followed by fully blank pages. The book guides unexperienced drawers and help also experienced sketchers to develop their skills further. As color spots in-between and coloring inspiration the book includes seven sketches by famous French sketcher Lapin. The book will interest sketchers or people who want to travel to Barcelona with open eyes and also document their experiences.
Tips and techniques for learning to paint in oil
Paperback ISBN: 1633221938
Beginning Oil teaches aspiring artists everything they need to get started with oil painting. A well-rounded introduction to the art of basic oil painting, Beginning Oil describes and explains everything needed to paint your own oil masterpieces, including tools and materials, color essentials and theory, design and composition, still life painting, landscape painting, plein air painting, and more. Basic oil techniques are clearly explained and beautifully illustrated, allowing readers to master key concepts and then put them into practice. Step-by-step exercises then allow aspiring artists to mimic and practice each technique within a larger work, making oil painting approachable and accessible to artists of all skill levels.
Tips and Techniques for Learning to Paint in Watercolor
Paperback ISBN: 1633221075
From the first brushstroke to the finishing touch, let the Portfolio series guide you as you begin your artistic journey in watercolor painting. Beginning Watercolor teaches aspiring artists everything they need to know to get started painting in watercolor. This helpful resource begins with a basic introduction to the essential tools and materials artists need to get started, including choosing the right paintbrushes, watercolor paints, sketchbooks, and canvas. Additionally, artists will learn the fundamentals of watercolor, as well as a variety of painting techniques, including creating washes, mixing colors, creating soft blends, rendering realistic textures, and working wet-into-wet. Beginning Watercolor guides beginners through a series of easy-to-follow, step-by-step projects covering a variety of watercolor methods and techniques, including helpful tips and advice when painting landscapes, still lifes, portraits, and more. With helpful tips and detailed, beautiful artwork to guide and inspire,Beginning Watercolor is the perfect resource for watercolor artists just getting started in this colorful medium.