Synopses & Reviews
For both beginners who wish to familiarize themselves with acrylic painting and more advanced artists who are looking for new ways to express themselves, this handbook is a complete reference work on this painting medium. It presents a broad range of styles and techniques, and offers the reader a quick and uncomplicated entry into the world of acrylic painting. After an overview of paints and how they work follows an exhaustive section on materials, which describes all the paints, mediums, grounds, brushes, and other tools available to the acrylic artist. The next section covers color theory and a variety of techniques, while in the final section the authors present examples of how these techniques are used in portraiture, still life, and landscape painting. Serving firstly as a detailed guide to painting a picture, this reference also provides background theory and knowledge when interest in the medium deepens.
"Whether you are new to the world of acrylic painting or an experienced artist looking for the definitive reference to painting with acrylics, this book will provide a thorough, uncomplicated guide to working with this exciting medium"--P.  of cover.
About the Author
Oliver Lohr is an illustrator who works under the name of Artverwandt in the areas of decorative and stage painting, and three-dimensional decoration. Kristina Schaper is a theater painter who works with Oliver, under the name of Artverwandt, in the areas of decorative and stage painting, and three-dimensional decoration. Ute Zander is a freelance artist and author whose paintings are shown in galleries all over the world.