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500 Acrylic Mixes: Paint Color Recipes for Artists
500 Acrylic Mixes: Paint Color Recipes for Artists
by Sharon Finmark
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Color is fundamental to painting and the ability to mix and reproduce specific hues is a key skill. Color theory can be dull and complicated; but in 500 Acrylic Mixes experienced artist and teacher Sharon Finmark demonstrates color mixing with acrylic... (read more)

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Color Mixing in Acrylic: Learn to Mix Fresh, Vibrant Colors for Still Lifes, Landscapes, Portraits, and More (Artist's Library)
Color Mixing in Acrylic: Learn to Mix Fresh, Vibrant Colors for Still Lifes, Landscapes, Portraits, and More (Artist's Library)
by David Lloyd Glover
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Color is a key component in art and painting and a crucial aspect of successfully completing an acrylic painting. Ideal for beginning and intermediate artists seeking to develop their acrylic painting skills, Color Mixing in Acrylic features a range of... (read more)

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Acrylic Painting Step By Step
Acrylic Painting Step By Step
by Tom Swimm
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Beginners and accomplished artists alike are attracted to the beauty and versatility of acrylic painting. In this comprehensive book, you will find all the instruction and inspiration you need to master the medium or improve your painting skills... (read more)

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Pastel Step by Step: Master the Basic Skills and Special Techniques of Painting in Pastel (Artist's Library)
Pastel Step by Step: Master the Basic Skills and Special Techniques of Painting in Pastel (Artist's Library)
by Marla Baggetta
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Explore the colorful art of painting in pastel with this compelling how-to guide. Pastel Step by Step provides all the information beginning artists will need to start working with hard pastel, soft pastel, and pastel pencil to create realistic... (read more)

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Painting Expressive Pastel Portraits
Painting Expressive Pastel Portraits
by Paul Leveille
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Paul Leveille captures the very essence of his subjects in vibrant, life-like portraiture in complete step-by-step demonstrations.... (read more)

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You Can Paint Pastels
You Can Paint Pastels
by Marie Blake
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Emphasizing more show than tell, this visual instructional takes even the most hesitant, absolute beginners of all ages by the hand and demonstrates, stage by stage, how to start painting in pastel with enthusiasm, confidence and success. This book... (read more)

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The Pastel Artist's Handbook (Artist's Handbook Series)
The Pastel Artist's Handbook (Artist's Handbook Series)
by Sally Harper
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[back cover] The essential guide to creating beautiful pastel drawings Includes practical hints and tips, covering all aspects of this medium, including style, subject, color composition, and materials Features step-by-step demonstrations of both... (read more)

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The Acrylic Painter's Book of Styles & Techniques
The Acrylic Painter's Book of Styles & Techniques
by Rachel Rubin Wolf
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Acrylics are famous for their versatility. They can be used straight from the tube to look like oil paints. They can be thinned with water or painting medium and used like traditional watercolors. Or they can be used with techniques unique to acrylics... (read more)

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Master Strokes: Pastel: A Step-By-Step Guide to Using the Techniques of the Masters (Master Strokes)
Master Strokes: Pastel: A Step-By-Step Guide to Using the Techniques of the Masters (Master Strokes)
by Hazel Harrison
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Budding artists have always looked to the masters for inspiration. With his lushly illustrated volume, filled with close-up images of techniques in action, students can learn from their best paintings how to create evocative, beautiful pastels of their... (read more)

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Creative Painting with Pastel
Creative Painting with Pastel
by Carole Katchen
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Twenty artists show how to master the colorful versatility of pastel with solid step-by-step instruction.... (read more)

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Pastel Painting
Pastel Painting
by Jose M Parramon
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This collection has been designed especially for those with an interest in discovering the fascinating world of drawing and painting. Complementing each different technique with step by step examples, Techniques & Exercises provides for that most... (read more)

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The North Light Book of Acrylic Painting
The North Light Book of Acrylic Painting
by Earl G Killeen
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Quality instruction for those who love the adaptability of acrylic.... (read more)

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Pastel Painters Pocket Palette
Pastel Painters Pocket Palette
by Rosalind Cuthbert
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Pocket Palettes are visual dictionaries of color mixes. They save time, frustration and materials by showing artists exactly what colors to mix to get the color they want. These handy guides will help artists perfect and expand their use of color.... (read more)

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Discover the Joy of Acrylic Painting
Discover the Joy of Acrylic Painting
by Jacqueline Penney
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Here's all the information you need to begin painting with acrylics--the most exciting, versatile medium available. The basic techniques are easy--stippling, blending, glazing, masking, and wet-in-wet. Over a dozen mini-demos illustrate how to paint... (read more)

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Pastel Painting Techniques
Pastel Painting Techniques
by Guy Roddon
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A classic reference to mastering the brilliant medium of pastels. Includes expert advice on materials and techniques, plus a hands-on element that takes artists through 17 projects.... (read more)

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Acrylic School (05 Edition)
Acrylic School (05 Edition)
by Hazel Harrison
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A step-by-step guide to the many possibilities of painting with acrylic, the perfect medium for first-time painters. Includes advice on colors, brushes and materials; paint textures and surfaces and how to mix colors to match what you see in real life... (read more)

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The Art of Pastel: Discover Techniques for Creating Beautiful Works of Art in Pastel
The Art of Pastel: Discover Techniques for Creating Beautiful Works of Art in Pastel
by Marla Baggetta
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The velvety strokes of pastel have enchanted fine artists for more than a century. From airy strokes to bold marks and soft hues to vibrant shades, the versatility of pastel makes it suitable for a wide range of subjects and moods. Now anyone can... (read more)

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The Beginner's Guide Pastels: A Complete Step-By-Step Guide to Techniques and Materials (Beginner's Guide)
The Beginner's Guide Pastels: A Complete Step-By-Step Guide to Techniques and Materials (Beginner's Guide)
by Angela Gair
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This step-by-step guide takes you through materials and techniques—soft and hard pastels, pencils, and oil pastels; different papers, canvases, and fabrics; and accessories from craft knives to brushes to fixatives. Experiment with texture... (read more)

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Painting Acrylics (First Steps)
Painting Acrylics (First Steps)
by Vicki Lord
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The absolute beginner's first strokes in acrylic can now be fun and rewarding. First Steps offers friendly instruction that is clear, simple and encouraging.... (read more)

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Pastel Techniques: Explore the Versatility of Pastels
Pastel Techniques: Explore the Versatility of Pastels
by James Horton
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Filled with detailed demonstrations of techniques, practical exercises, and helpful tips in every section, this inspiring introduction teaches beginners how to make the most of this versatile medium. From a study of flowers to a picture of a room with an... (read more)

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