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Compendium of Acrylic Painting Techniques: 300 Tips, Techniques and Trade Secrets
by Gill Barron
Aimed at all painters, from beginners to the more experienced, this book is packed with expert advice on all aspects of acrylic painting: what to do, and what not to do. Learn how to choose and mix colors, and create a multitude of effects using only one set of tubes. Discover how to make your own equipment, set up a "studio" space, and use household materials to save ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published December 16th 2014 by Search Press
(first published January 29th 2014)
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Excellent resource from setting up to building your own frames. Some of my favorite tips were wearing an eye patch while sketching (Arrr! Helps change view from 3 to 2 dimensional, Matey!), use a clear ruler when measuring for perspective, pick up charcoal dust with bread to prevent smudging paints, and put small piles of white paint next to the different hues to keep whites pure. Whether you use acrylics like watercolor, oil or gouache in abstract or representational styles, this book is a ...more