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Acrylic Secrets: 300 Tips and Techniques for Painting the Easy Way

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Aimed at all painters, from beginners to the more experienced, this book is packed with expert advice on all aspects of acrylic painting. Discover how to set up a studio space and use household materials to save money. Beginners can follow processes step-by-step, while more experienced artists can dip in and out for help with specific problems. Try it and fix it panels placed throughout the book suggest ways of practicing and developing new skills, and avoiding or correcting common painting errors. Includes ten projects designed to help readers practice the skills they've learned.

Learn how to: R> *Achieve clarity, contrast, and depth by determining color characteristics

*Create subtle and dramatic effects by mixing acrylics with various media and additives

*Pick the right paints, brushes, and equipment to suit your project

*Shop for cheap alternative products that still perform at high quality

*Choose a proper subject and make that subject look their best

Each topic, self-contained in a one or two-page spread, is fully explained and illustrated with photographs and more detailed diagrams where required. Advance your artistic understanding, dexterity, and ingenuity with 200 tips and techniques.

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Reader's Digest Association
Art-Painting General
Barron, Gill
Editors of Reader's Digest
Acrylic painting
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Mass Market
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Grade Level:
from 12
9.51 x 7.21 x 0.48 in 1.17 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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