Acrylic Painting for Dummies

ISBN-10: 047044455X
ISBN-13: 9780470444559
Authors: Colette Pitcher, Dummies Press Staff, Pitcher
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Author bio:

Colette Pitcher is a painter and sculptor who exhibits her artwork throughout the country. She is the owner of the Showcase Art Center in Greeley, Colorado, where she offers adult instruction in numerous painting mediums. Pitcher is also the author of Watercolor Painting For Dummies and is a contributor to PaintWorks magazine.


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited Number of pages: 320 Dimensions: 8.00" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 1.936 lbs. Language: English

Table of contents

Getting Acquainted with Acrylics
Acrylics Are Awesome!
Setting Up Supplies: Brushes, Surfaces, and Palettes
All About Paints and Mediums
Exploring Tricks and Techniques
Basic Painting and Finishing Techniques
Building Your Repertoire with Quick Tricks and Techniques
Drawn to Paint - Even if Your Drawing Skills Need Work
Finding the Fun in Fundamentals
Taking a Quick Color Tour
Design of the Times: Design Elements and Principle
Putting the Pieces Together: Composition
Acrylics Versatile Styles
Letting It Flow: Creating a Watercolor-like Landscape
Laying It On Thick: Painting Like the Oil Masters
Thinking and Painting Abstractly
Projects for Different Surfaces
Creating Collages and Transfer
Cool Projects for All Types of Surfaces
The Part of Tens
Ten (Plus One) Genres: Figuring Out What You Want to Paint
Ten Ways to Get the Creative Juices Flowing