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Acrylic Painting for Dummies

3.68 of 5 stars 3.68  ·  rating details  ·  56 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Create gorgeous paintings with this fun and easy guide to acrylics!Always wanted to paint with acrylics? This easy-to-follow, full color guide gives you expert instruction and simple exercises in acrylic painting techniques and styles. The step-by-step projects let you practice your skill and stir your imagination -- and give you the foundation to create similar projects w ...more
ebook, 320 pages
Published January 31st 2011 by For Dummies (first published April 29th 2009)
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Tammie Painter
I don't expect much from Dummies books, but was surprised at the amount of information in this book. Contains some terrific tips and hints as well as a few projects to test out what you've learned.
Brit
One of the better basic acrylic painting books.
Manoj


This is one book I'll be referring to again and again, but not for the acrylic part (which is, I'm sure, very good; I just have't used acrylics, so didn't pay much attention to acrylic specific stuff - a complement to a book on acrylic painting). Very good section on understanding and using balance, with plenty of real examples). A good primer on non-representational art. Just those two topics (there's plenty more besides those) are enough to give it 5 stars.
Natashya KitchenPuppies
A good little book to use as an accompaniment to the classes I am taking.
She uses water a lot though, which I don't.
But still, you can take what you need from the book - just like with any instruction.
Amy
Had great ideas on how to paint and what to paint and also tricks on painting. Will def be looking back in this book for great ideas and tricks when I am painting
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