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Creating Exceptional Color with Acrylics: How to Make Color Choices That Will Take Your Painting to a New Level

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Both students and professional artists will value this idea-filled book for its innovative ways to produce canvases of unusual luminosity and dramatic contrasts. Author Lexi Sundell brings a welcome clarity to the many new choices of color and paint varieties that have recently become available to artists. Here's advice on--

  • Choosing a balanced palette of exceptional color to suit the artist's personal working style
  • Using organic and inorganic pigments, semi-transparent and opaque paint colors, and the new iridescent, interference, and duochrome acrylics
  • Applying gels, mediums, and other products that are now available for modifying and enhancing color
  • Creating extraordinary color effects in subjects including water scenes, flowers and foliage, animal scenes, portraits, and much more

    The author offers detailed explanations of specific new colors and how to apply them in ways that will put the stamp of individuality on each artists' paintings. More than 400 vivid color illustrations.

  • About the Author

    Lexi Sundell is an internationally known acrylic artist and teacher who lives and works in Montana. Her paintings appear in collections throughout the world and have been shown in museums and major shows.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9781438000961
    Author:
    Sundell, Lexi
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series
    Subject:
    Acrylic painting
    Subject:
    Art -- Instruction.
    Subject:
    Painting
    Subject:
    Acrylics
    Subject:
    Art - Painting
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Publication Date:
    20120931
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Language:
    English
    Pages:
    128
    Dimensions:
    8.75 x 8.75 in

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