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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 surfaceCreate textures of all kindsWork with transfers, collage, resists and mixed mediaAchieve innovative stenciling and line workCustomize your paint to adjust thickness, transparency and drying timeSimulate other mediums, such as oil, tempera or watercolorCreate faux finishes, magical effects, sheens and moreTo 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.
7Manufacturers see acrylic paint as the most versatile paint with the most growth potential and are putting marketing and product development dollars behind their products to help educate readers on the benefits of this paint--there are currently over 225 different types of acrylic paints7The first book to address the most popular applications of acrylics and the accompanying mediums7With 101 tricks and techniques there is literally something for everyone -- from artists, to crafters, to weekend enthusiasts, to students of all levels7Features a contemporary design that reflects the applications and current trends surrounding the mediumAcrylic Revolution will show readers everything they need to know to be successful in their acrylic painting projects. With over 101 of the most popular, interesting, and indispensable tricks for working with acrylic -- each with its own step-by-step demonstration -- there is literally page after page of acrylic instruction and inspiration for readers to discover. A gallery of finished art at the back of the book will show readers how to combine different tricks to use in their artwork offering them real-life applications for acrylic techniques.