Subtitle A Step-by-Step Beginner’s Guide to Creating with Paint & Mediums - Create Paintings Filled with Color, Texture, Unique Effects & More!
Description Description Discover how easy, satisfying, and fun it is to create with acrylic paints and mediums in Creative Acrylics.
Acrylics are one of the most versatile, affordable, and accessible
art mediums, and you’ll learn all the tips, tricks, and techniques
for blending colors and building texture, plus excellent instruction on how to paint a range of different subjects.
Confused about which types of paints to use, and how to use them? Creative Acrylics
cuts through the clutter and offers clear fundamentals for working with a variety of paints and mediums
to produce beautiful results. Acrylic paint is water-soluble, dries quickly, and is forgiving, making it perfect for those starting out. Begin your acrylic painting journey with an expert who will guide you through enjoyable techniques and projects as you build confidence and ramp up your skills
Step-by-step techniques, lessons, and projects
cover a wide range of styles and genres, including color mixing
, and how to paint easy florals
, still lifes
, and animals
. Take your new skills even further and paint on different surfaces
to create an apron, painted shells, a paintbrush rest, clay pot, and more.
In Creative Acrylics
- How to set up your workspace to make painting more enjoyable
- A guide to the different types of acrylic paint
- Basic techniques such as understanding color and value, and how to add texture and other effects using paint and mediums
- Lessons and projects that build skills: creating still lifes, florals, landscapes and skies, and painting on fabric, wood, shells, clay, and more
With all these ideas and inspiration, your acrylic painting journey can begin today!
Perfect for all skill levels, the books in the Art for Modern Makers series
take a fun, practical approach to learning about and working with paints and other art mediums to create beautiful DIY projects and crafts.