Oils and Acrylics

Oils and Acrylics

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For those who have barely put pencil to paper or brush to canvas, Oils and Acrylics gently guides readers through the basics, helping build confidence and develop their skills to exploit the different properties of these unique and distinctive media. For the more experienced painter, advanced techniques and subject matter will inspire artists to go further and explore areas on which they may be a little rusty. With step-by-step instruction, professional artists Nick Tidnam and Curtis Tappendem explain how to build successful pictures, creating special effects and finishes. Through practise, Oils and Acrylics shows anyone how they can achieve mastery of these wonderful media to produce paintings of which they can be proud.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 231 x 242 x 11mm | 514g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0753731002
  • 9780753731000

About Nick Tidnam

Nick Tidnam (Author) Nick Tidnam's main passion has always remained in sketching and painting; constantly exploring new avenues and methods to create a unique body of work that has earned him international acclaim. In 2001, he was elected to the Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) and is a popular member of the London Sketch Club and The Savage Club. He continues to paint full time and exhibit across the UK and around the world, most recently in Delhi, India.Curtis Tappenden (Author) Curtis Tappenden is a tutor at the Kent Institute of Art and Design - one of the UK's Centres of Excellence in art education. He is the author of Learn to Paint and Draw (Watson Guptill).show more