Synopses & Reviews
A unique color-mixing wheel on the front cover demonstrates how to combine different shades of acrylic paint to achieve specific tints in this interactive art-instruction manual. The basic principles of color mixing and application are covered and the equipment and materials needed to get started are described. This guide also contains eight step-by-step projects featuring some of the most rewarding acrylic techniques such as building up color, glazing, painting alla prima, painting with a palette knife, and using tone. From landscapes and still lifes to people and the natural world, a spin of the color wheel on the front of this innovative book produces immediately visible results that clearly show how to produce quality acrylic art.
About the Author
John Barber is a professional artist and designer and the author of "Complete Colour Mixing Guide," "Winsor & Newton Colour Mixing Guide: Acrylics," and "Winsor & Newton Colour Mixing Guide: Oils."