Acrylic Painting Step-by-Step
Paperback ISBN: 1844484114
In this practical and inspiring guide for all acrylics enthusiastsfrom beginners to experienced artistshelpful advice abounds, covering core principals, such as shopping for materials, which brushes are appropriate for acrylic paint, buying and using a palette knife, and selecting a preparation surface. As each author adds their unique, instructive voice to the subject, aspiring artists will benefit from various viewpoints. Wendy Jelbert explains the basics of painting with acrylics and gives advice on useful techniques and their effects. David Hyde explores landscape painting, from composing landscapes and choosing colors to creating depth and painting different seasons. Carole Massey, an expert on flowers, offers valuable advice on composition, drawing the image, creating accurate flower colors, and capturing tone. Ten easy to follow step-by-step demonstrationscomplemented by color photographs and helpful instructionsoffer inspirational paintings for painters to both admire and engage.
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.
The Art of Stone Painting
30 Designs to Spark Your Creativity
Paperback ISBN: 0486808939
"Transform ordinary stones into a colorful works of art. Full-color illustrations accompany step-by-step instructions for creating 30 different themes: trees, flowers, animals, mandalas, geometric patterns, marine and holiday motifs, and more"--
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.
Beautiful Women Japanese Prints Coloring Book
Women's Fashion and Lifestyle in Japanese Art
Paperback ISBN: 4805314699
Featuring elegant woodblock prints of beautiful Japanese women, this adult coloring book is the perfect stress-reliever for fans of Japanese fashion and art. Beautiful Women Japanese Prints Coloring Book celebrates 200 years of women in Japanese art—from the ukiyo-e woodblock prints of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century traditional Japan to modern shin hanga prints of the early twentieth-centry jazz era. This lavish fine art coloring book features 22 images of women from all walks of life—from court ladies to housewives—at work, at play and in contemplation. Like women the world over, they are dynamic as well as beautiful. With a wonderful section of prints of varying artistic complexity, this book is the perfect way to enjoy a slice of Japan's rich culture while having fun with coloring art. When your masterpiece is complete, tear it out at the perforation to frame and display. - A copy of the richly colored original print sits opposite your "canvas" to use as a reference, if desired. - Each print is accompanied by a fascinating introduction to the context or the artist behind the original work. - Every page is perforated for easy framing and display.