Acrylics for the Absolute Beginner

Acrylics for the Absolute Beginner

4.63 (11 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?


Take the first step to painting with acrylics with this easy-to-follow course on producing fantastic artworks quickly and easily.

Charles Evans' expert practical advice and simple step-by-step approach will quickly get you painting. With practical and clear advice on using acrylics with oil and watercolour techniques, and a variety of subjects, this is an invaluable guide for any aspiring artist.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 216 x 280 x 10mm | 624g
  • Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 350 Illustrations, color
  • 1782213988
  • 9781782213987
  • 53,206

Table of contents



Easy drawing for painting

Light and shade

Getting started

Painting in the watercolour style

Step-by-step project: Sunlit field

Painting in the oil style

Step-by-step project

Step-by-step project: Woodland on paper

Painting buildings and rocks

Step-by-step project: Buildings

Painting water

Step-by-step project: Waterfall on paper

Painting animals

Step-by-step project: Horses in snow

show more

Review quote

February 2018

For those wanting to try acrylics but nervous of starting a new medium, Charles Evan's Acrylics for the Absolute Beginner will be just what you need. Popular artist and tutor, Charles has an engaging style of painting and writing that makes it all seem so easy. There's advice on drawing for painting, composition, perspective, light and shade, colour and different painting styles. The main part of the book comprises six step-by-step projects for you to work through, as well as extra exercises and techniques as appropriate. A pull-out outline drawing for every project is provided, which does the hard work for you so you can simply get on with the painting. * The Leisure Painter *
show more

About Charles Evans

Charles Evans is one of Britain's leading painters, well-known from his long-running TV series and for his art classes, which are run all over the UK. His exuberant and informal personality is reflected in his paintings, which have a lightness and simplicity that many artists aspire to. Charles lives in Northumberland, United Kingdom.
show more

Rating details

11 ratings
4.63 out of 5 stars
5 64% (7)
4 36% (4)
3 0% (0)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X