Synopses & Reviews
Experienced pastel painter Tim Fisher demonstrates his own innovative and inspiring techniques for painting flowers using acrylics. He begins by explaining the properties of this medium and the various surfaces that can be used. Highlighting the proper paints, brushes, and other materials, the guide offers clear guidance to acrylic painting techniques, including negative painting, masking, and washes. The richly illustrated sections on using color, as well as those on sketching and planning paintings, help those new to painting gain confidence in their ability. The demonstration section features a selection of different flowers and uses step-by-step photographs and clear instructions. This is an inspirational starting place to a well loved form of painting that is sure to hook budding artists.
"The three demonstrations, covering wild roses, black-eyed Susans and a field of poppies, are most likely to be of interest and are where you can see the author's techniques displayed to advantage." —The Artist (January 2012)
Popular artist Tim Fishers clear, enthusiastic approach and inspirational artwork makes this book a delight. Three step-by-step demonstrations showcase the richness and versatility of the acrylic medium, and how flowers can be portrayed in very distinct styles. The book includes illustrated sections on the benefits of the materials you will use, and demonstrates the various techniques that help make the most of your paints.
About the Author
Tim Fisher is an artist whose background in research informs his instructional method.