New Acrylics Essential Sourcebook : Materials, Techniques, and Contemporary Applications for Today's Artist
Focusing on specific technical and application processes, this invaluable handbook demonstrates with lush photography the multiplicity of techniques used to produce the varied effects and painting styles that can be achieved with this most versatile of all painting media. Special emphasis is placed on paint and medium combinations, giving side-by-side examples of how different combinations or recipes can alter and affect the end result. In addition, the timely issue of conservation is addressed in detail to help provide readers with working guidelines on how to approach issues of longevity in their day-to-day art practice, from starting out with the proper tools to how to clean and store the finished works.
- Paperback | 192 pages
- 212 x 252 x 16mm | 639.56g
- 18 Jul 2009
- Watson-Guptill Publications
- Watson-Guptill Publications Inc.,U.S.
- New York, United States
- full colour throughout, 450 colour illustrations, includes photographs
About Rheni Tauchid
Rheni Tauchid is the head of product development at Tri-Art, a manufacturer of acrylic artist paints and mediums. An accomplished artist, she conducts workshops and lectures on acrylics throughout the U.S. and Canada. She is the author of Watson-Guptill's best-selling The New Acrylics.