Abstract Explorations In Acrylic Painting

Author: Jo Toye
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1440341532
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"Like a diving board for creativity, Abstract Explorations in Acrylic Painting will help you plunge joyfully into artmaking. With the belief that an attitude of playfulness is key to artistic growth, award-winning acrylic artist Jo Toye leads you on an engaging workshop-style adventure filled with innovative techniques, inventive approaches and breakthrough results."--Provided by Amazon.com.

Acrylic Innovation

Author: Nancy Reyner
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 1440311013
Size: 44.30 MB
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Acrylic is often used as a substitute for oil paint or watercolor, but the real gold mine is in allowing the medium freedom to do what it does best. This book shows how today's artists are doing exactly that. It's loaded with original artwork and valuable insight from 64 artists, incredibly diverse in styles and subjects, each using acrylic in unique ways to create expressive and personal art. • 64 artists offer their individual ideas, approaches and inspirations for working with acrylic paints • 29 styles, ranging from photorealism to minimal color field and everything in between, are explored through artist profiles, artwork and boundary-breaking "challenges" that provide dynamic starting points for your own art • 29 step-by-step demonstrations illustrate acrylic-driven techniques you can take straight to your work, including collage and assemblage, reverse painting, printmaking, accidental stenciling, working with metallic mixtures and more A follow-up to the best-selling Acrylic Revolution, Acrylic Innovation takes you outside your comfort zone. Dip in whenever you feel the urge to experiment, have fun and see fresh and exciting results.

Acrylic Painting With Passion

Author: Tesia Blackburn
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 1440328684
Size: 31.45 MB
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Get your creative spirit up and running! Acrylic Painting With Passion easily answers the question: What should I paint now? Tesia Blackburn comes to the rescue by introducing exercises and techniques that make the painting process fun and every bit as cherished as the finished works of art. Finding time to create art can be a challenge, and Tesia helps with this, too, by suggesting ways to help you find manageable chunks of time to feed your painting passion. Experiment with over 20 exercises for using acrylic paint and mediums including collage, color mixing, simple offset printing, creating layers of texture and a lot more. Learn how to add play to your studio time through sections such as Leaving Perfection Behind, Speed Painting, Embracing Basic Forms and Letting the Brain Play. Load up on additional inspiration with additional versions of many techniques throughout the book's 10 Explorations. Allow yourself the time to play. Let Acrylic Painting With Passion provide you with the basic tools and inspiration you need to break out of your creative rut and embrace the acrylic painting process. Your work will grow and your spirit will thrive.

Abstracts In Acrylic And Ink

Author: Jodi Ohl
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 1440346569
Size: 29.44 MB
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Splatter, stamp, scrape, repeat. A quick-start guide to beautifully layered and textured abstracts! While there are many approaches to painting abstract art, Jodi Ohl's philosophy is to simply start. In this book, the successful, self-taught artist helps you "dive in with an open mind and fearless heart." Everything inside is geared toward kick-starting your creativity: An exciting series of 22 fun-to-follow, step-by-step projects. A tantalizing variety of approaches and inspirations for applying and manipulating paint, crayons, pencils, ink, paper, photos and more. Quick and loose exercises for building a library of ideas, color palettes, patterns and designs to use in future paintings. Loads of practical advice, including how to stock your studio without going broke, the five must-haves mediums, and how to finish and protect your artwork. For beginners eager to get to the "good stuff" and for artists looking to expand their repertoire, it just doesn't get any better. Every action-packed page will have you trying something new and pushing your boundaries! Make marbled acrylic skins * Add a stain * Discover instant gratification with Yupo paper * Achieve the wonderfully aged look of image transfers * Play with graffiti-style art * Experiment with gel mediums * Incorporate non-commercial add-ins like eggshells and netting * Create incredible abstract landscapes and cityscapes * And so much more!

Creative And Abstract Painting Techniques

Author: Brian Ryder
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780715338179
Size: 17.42 MB
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A guide to drawing and painting abstract art. It explains the techniques needed for creative expressionism through to fully abstract paintings. It reveals unusual colour and texture techniques to create with watercolours, acrylics and oil paints. It presents ten projects that highlight the progression from initial inspiration to a finished work.

Abstract Art Painting

Author: Deborah Stewart
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1440335842
Size: 54.77 MB
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"In Abstract art painting, you will enter a realm of tactile, intuitive excitement, combining pastel and acrylic to achieve results as unique as you are. You'll learn how to explore the use of color theory in abstraction and to use underpainting to bring structure and depth to you art. In addition you'll begin to understand how to work in a series and how this can help you develop your own personal style"--Back cover.

Abstract And Colour Techniques In Painting

Author: Claire Harrigan
Publisher: B T Batsford Limited
ISBN: 9781849940740
Size: 52.70 MB
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In this inspirational workbook, award-winning mixed-media artist Claire Harrigan helps painters master nonrepresentational artwork through the use of color. Fantastically illustrated throughout and featuring sound technical advice, it covers every aspect of abstract painting, from concepts and influences to approaching subjects, basic design, and surface textures. Step-by-step analyses of Harrigan's own work demonstrate the importance of color contrast, harmony, and impact in a range of mixed media, and finished paintings and step-by-step projects provide guidance.

Abstract Painting

Author: Vicky Perry
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ISBN: 9780823095421
Size: 39.95 MB
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A comprehensive recipe guide to preparing, testing and adjusting clays and glazes to eliminate toxic compounds. An impressive array of roughly 1,200 formulas presented in an easy-to-follow format.

Abstracts

Author: Rolina van Vliet
Publisher: Search PressLtd
ISBN: 9781844489558
Size: 34.57 MB
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This is the fourth and most technical book on abstract art by Rolina van Vliet. In comparison to its predecessors it takes a more in-depth look at the practical nature of abstract art. With a detailed explanation of the technical aspects of painting, the book covers figurative elements, composition and construction work specifically. Abstracts Techniques and Textures is a comprehensive handbook for amateurs, professionals, teachers and students alike to learn the intricacies of painting abstracts. It features 50 studies detailing dozens of techniques and textures readers can use to practise achieving abstract and non-figurative painting. The book also includes more than 350 selected images to inspire and guide the reader's eye.

Acrylic Revolution

Author: Nancy Reyner
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 1440329826
Size: 39.20 MB
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Liberate Your Creativity with Acrylic Paints! Acrylic Revolution is your essential, all-in-one guide for acrylic painting techniques and more. It features over 101 ways to break through the boundaries of conventional painting and re-define the creative potential of this all-purpose medium. Every page provides insight on how to use acrylic paint in ways you never thought possible to create stunning visual effects and textures. Ten complete sections detail a range of empowering applications, including how to: Prepare and paint on virtually any surface Create textures of all kinds Work with transfers, collage, resists and mixed media Achieve innovative stenciling and line work Customize your paint to adjust thickness, transparency and drying time Simulate other mediums, such as oil, tempera or watercolor Create faux finishes, magical effects, sheens and more To give you additional insight and inspiration, this book features a gallery of finished works by fellow painting revolutionaries that blend various acrylic techniques to create amazing effects. You'll also find practical advice that covers the basics and beyond—from selecting materials and cleaning your brushes to finishing and preserving your artwork. There's even a complete glossary of terms for fast and easy referencing. Pick up a brush and start your own acrylic revolution today! Use the techniques in this book to free your creative spirit and create the paintings you've always dreamed of.