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.
Learning the Ancient Art, Step by Step
Hardcover ISBN: 0764350277
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.