Author: Dave White
Publisher: Search Press(UK)
Release Date: 2015-09-10
Genre: Acrylic painting
Achieve incredible results in your seascapes with this exciting, informative book. Dave White shows how to paint stunning dramatic marine scenes with beautiful and realistic skies. Simple techniques like spattering, blending and finger painting, and expert advice on the anatomy of waves, cloud types and beach perspective will revolutionise your seascapes. Three projects show step by step how to paint a beach panorama, a spectacular sunset and waves crashing on rocks.
Artist and author Glyn Macey is irrepressible, enthusiastic and filled with innovative ideas for using acrylics effectively. His deep love for painting will show you how to unleash your creativity with the adaptable, interesting and exciting acrylic medium. Learn how to see like a child again, with wide-eyed excitement, and paint the world around you using just a few acrylics and whatever else you have to hand! This book is a creative adventure that will give you ideas and inspiration for expressive and personal acrylic artworks. More importantly, it will set yourself on your own path through painting so you can discover and explore your own painting style.
Glyn Macey's irrepressible energy and imagination shows through in every part of his work; and in this book he shares his painting techniques and methods with you. Learn to use your acrylic paints in unusual, creative and surprising ways to create open, inviting landscapes, breathtaking seascapes and urban scenes packed with life.
Start with Art - Landscapes introduces the young reader to some of the world's greatest artists, their techniques, and the materials they used. DISCover how to create a scene in the style of Van Gogh, experiment with light and color to paint like Monet, o
Author: Martin Clarke
Publisher: Walter Foster Pub
Release Date: 2012-07-30
A guide to creating an array of outdoor scenes in a variety of painting styles, offering essential information about acrylic and oil painting tools and techniques, and providing step-by-step painting lessons.
In a remote area of the South Pacific, an airplane suddenly spins out of the overcast and crashes, the reason known only to a small group of scientists at a nearby atoll who have been developing the world's first space elevator in absolute secrecy. The atoll soon gives up its secrets, including a diabolical plot to murder innocent civilians and commandeer the incredible Ladder to Space project for military purposes that will hold the entire world hostage. Only heroic actions by a lone USAF reserve F-16 pilot can deflect the momentum of the destructive forces about to be unleashed -- if it isn't too late.
Author: Colette Pitcher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-01-31
Hands-on, full-color instruction in this versatile painting medium Acrylic paint is easy to use, quick to dry, a cinch to clean up, and relatively inexpensive–which makes it a great medium for amateur artists. Following a simple step-by-step approach, Acrylic Painting For Dummies provides hands-on instruction and easy-to-follow exercises in acrylic painting techniques and styles, making the medium accessible to would-be artists at all levels. Featuring large-scale projects at the end of most chapters and ample additional opportunities for readers to paint along, this friendly guide will help anyone discover the artist within.
Author: Terry Harrison
Publisher: Search PressLtd
Release Date: 2012
Presents a collection of tips for painting nature scenes with acrylics and watercolors, and features practical advice on such technical topics as transferring images, mixing paints, and painting on both wet and dry paints.
Author: Jacqueline Penney
Publisher: North Light Books
Release Date: 2008-12-17
Paint 16 scenes that conjure the romance of the sea Seagulls cawing, the meeting of sky and sea, the hypnotic ebb and flow of waves breaking on the shore—it's no wonder artists are drawn to the magic of the sea. Jacqueline Penney has lived near the water and been inspired by its many moods for over 30 years. In this book, she shares her favorite techniques and expert tricks for capturing the atmosphere and romance of the ocean in acrylics. 16 gorgeous painting projects—from beautiful sunrises and a romantic walk along the beach, to scenes featuring lobster boats and lighthouses Step-by-step instruction for painting a wide range of seascape elements including waves, skies, sand dunes, reflections, driftwood, grasses, rocks, sailboats, fishing shacks and more Techniques for painting pebbly beaches, ocean spray, weather-worn rocks and other realistic textures Creative variations to explore, including two-piece artworks, painting with a palette knife and moonlit scenes Complete with a gallery of finished paintings that deliver waves of inspiration to water-loving artists of every skill level.
Presented on these exquisite pages are the most innovative quilts being designed today, all selected for the world-class 15th biennial international juried quilt exhibition. For 30 years, the exhibition—which travels throughout America—has served as a showcase for contemporary quilt artists who expand the boundaries of the craft. Large, spectacular color photographs and the artists’ commentary will fill home quilters with inspiration. All the pieces are genuine artworks meant for display, and they set the standard and serve as the model for other art quilts. Innovative and complex, they reveal themselves slowly and reward you with new insights each time you take another look. From computer-generated images to abstract patterns to human figures, these designs are rich in metaphors, stories, and historical tradition.