The Encyclopedia of Acrylic Techniques

The Encyclopedia of Acrylic Techniques

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Acrylics are a versatile painting media ideal for all levels of experience. This text is divided into two sections, the A-Z section uses step-by-step demonstrations to guide the reader through acrylic techniques, and the "Themes" section tackles individual subjects such as portraits or animals.show more

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  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 222.25 x 279.4 x 19.05mm | 975.22g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour photographs, colour illustrations, index
  • 0747210683
  • 9780747210689

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Part 1 Techniques: blending; broken colour; brushwork; building up; charcoal and acrylic; collage; colour mixing; coloured grounds; dry brush; extruded paint; glazing; grounds; impasto; ink and acrylic; knife painting; line and wash; masking; mediums; monochrome techniques; monoprint; oil and acrylic; opaque techniques; palette; pastel and acrylic; pencil and acrylic; scraping; scumbling; sgraffito; spattering; stencilling; supports; texturing; transparent techniques; underdrawing; underpainting; wax resist; watercolour and acrylic; wet into wet. Part 2 Themes: landscape - weather, water, focal points, trees, hills and mountains; buildings and townscapes - place and atmosphere, individual buildings, streets and markets, interiors; the figure - portraits, the nude, figure groups, figures in landscape; animals - environment, birds and fish; still life - floral still life, composing flowering groups, texture and pattern, unusual subjects; abstraction and fantasy - arranging shapes, visual stimuli, imagination.show more

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