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101 Textures in Oil & Acrylic
101 Textures in Oil & Acrylic

Half the battle of achieving precise, realistic results in oil and acrylic comes down to one's ability to accurately render surfaces and textures. In 101 Textures in Oil & Acrylic, talented artist Mia Tavonatti provides you with all the information you need to develop this essential skill.

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1500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor
1500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor

1500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor is a comprehensive color resource guide for painters working in the most common painting media, including oil, acrylic, and watercolor. Author — William F. Powell. Concealed wire-bound. 176 pages.

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Acrylic Fusion
Acrylic Fusion - Experimenting with Alternative Methods for Painting, Collage, and Mixed Media

Learn to push beyond traditional painting techniques with help and inspiration from Acrylic Fusion, a unique reference book that encourages artists to explore a variety of new approaches to acrylic. It exposes artists to a diverse range of materials, techniques, and unconventional methods.

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Acrylic Innovation
Acrylic Innovation

This comprehensive book shows how today's artists are using acrylic (often a substitute for oil paint or watercolor) to produce works of art that are incredibly diverse in styles and subjects.

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Acrylic Made Easy: Getting Started
Acrylic Made Easy: Getting Started

Everything you need to know about working with acrylics is covered in this book. Beginning with a guide to tools and materials, you learn basic painting techniques, explore how textures are rendered, and discover how to work with acrylic mediums to achieve special effects.

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Acrylic Made Easy: Portraits
NEW! Acrylic Made Easy: Portraits

Portraits are a fundamental subject for any beginning-to-intermediate artist. With its fresh and simple approach, Acrylic Made Easy: Portraits teaches everything one needs to know about setting up and rendering beautiful, dynamic portraits in acrylic.

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Acrylic Made Easy: Still Lifes
NEW! Acrylic Made Easy: Still Lifes

Covering a breadth of subject matter, from florals and tablescapes to fruits and vegetables, Acrylic Made Easy: Still Lifes offers a fresh and simple approach to creating beautiful still lifes for beginning and intermediate artists.

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The Acrylic Paint Colour Wheel Book
The Acrylic Paint Colour Wheel Book

Techniques covered in the book include painting alla prima, glazing, painting with a palette knife, using tone, and building up color, all applied to subjects from still lifes to landscapes, and from people to the natural world.

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Acrylic Painting
Acrylic Painting

Barron's brand-new "Painting Class" books are set up in an instructional format that simulates a formal classroom course at a typical art school. This book covers acrylic painting materials and tools, techniques, and step-by-step instructions.

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Acrylic Painting with Passion
Acrylic Painting with Passion

Have you ever stared at a blank canvas and thought, now what? Author Tesia Blackburn has come to the rescue with Acrylic Painting With Passion, a book that's sure to get your creative juices flowing whether you're a painting novice or a seasoned artist in a dry spell.

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Acrylic Revolution: New Tricks & Techniques
Acrylic Revolution: New Tricks & Techniques

An essential, all-in-one guide to acrylic painting techniques. It features over 101 ways to break through the boundaries of conventional painting and provides numerous insights on how to use acrylic paint to create stunning visual effects and textures.

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Acrylic Solutions
Acrylic Solutions - Exploring Mixed Media Layer by Layer

Focusing on contemporary abstraction and mixed media, Acrylic Solutions contains more than 30 step-by-step lessons in layering and composition, designed to infuse your artistic practice with new life and help you express your personal vision.

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Acrylics, Translucent Techniques for Landscape Painting
Acrylics, Translucent Techniques for Landscape Painting

Master translucent techniques for landscape painting in this succinct 64-page book by R. Bradford Johnson. From the Walter Foster "How to Paint and Draw" series.

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Altered Surfaces:
Altered Surfaces: - Using Acrylic Paints with Gels, Mediums, Grounds & Pastes

In Altered Surfaces, artist Chris Cozen demonstrates how acrylic paints, fluids, gels, mediums, grounds, and pastes work as a fully compatible "system." Join Cozen as she shows how to mix and match these artist’s essentials to achieve luscious, vibrant, and exciting results.

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Art Answers: Acrylic Painting
Art Answers: Acrylic Painting

What brush should be used to create a particular effect? How best to fix a mistake? "Art Answers: Acrylic Painting" provides practical answers to the questions that every artist asks in the studio.

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Art Answers: Portrait Painting
Art Answers: Portrait Painting

How can I capture a subject's character? How can I create effects through color and texture? This comprehensive resource on the art of portraiture offers practical answers to the questions that every artist asks in the studio.

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The Art of Acrylic Painting
The Art of Acrylic Painting

The Art of Acrylic Painting is a comprehensive collection featuring the work of many accomplished artists, which means readers are exposed to a variety of styles and learn a number of ways to approach this versatile medium.

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The Art of Painting Landscapes, Seascapes, and Skyscapes in Oil & Acrylic
The Art of Painting Landscapes, Seascapes, and Skyscapes in Oil & Acrylic

The Art of Painting Landscapes, Seascapes, and Skyscapes in Oil & Acrylic is a beautiful, full-color reference that delves into essential information about acrylic and oil painting tools and techniques. It contains a wide variety of step-by-step painting lessons. Paperback. 144 Pages.

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Barron's All About Techniques in Acrylics
Barron's All About Techniques in Acrylics

Acrylic paints can be used to imitate the qualities of other media as diverse as oils and watercolors, while retaining a quality and brightness that is all their own.

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Barron's Painting Recipes: Textures
Barron's Painting Recipes: Textures - Oils — Acrylics

Textures focuses on creating intriguing surfaces with oil and acrylic paint. It presents exercises and explanations, supplemented by how-to illustrations. It also discusses various materials that aren’t traditionally thought of as standard in an artist’s toolbox.

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Beautiful Landscapes
Beautiful Landscapes

Learn the secrets of composition and technique that seasoned artists use to create beautiful landscapes. This guidebooks, from the Walter Foster "How to Draw and Paint" series, has motivated thousands of aspiring artists.

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Color Mixing Recipes for Oil and Acrylic
Color Mixing Recipes for Oil and Acrylic

Recipes for more than 450 color combinations are included, as well as instruction in a variety of painting techniques. Also included is a Color Mixing Grid to ensure accurate measurements.

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Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits
Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits

This book is a valuable, practical color resource guide for any oil or acrylic artist. It contains recipes for more than 500 color combinations, including master mixes for many skin, hair, eye, and lip variations. A plastic color mixing grid is included.

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Colour Wheel Books
Colour Wheel Books

These interactive art instruction books are designed to help aspiring artists create quality work within just days. Each presents a series of eight step-by-step projects designed to teach you the most rewarding techniques of the medium as you gradually build both knowledge and confidence.

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Creative Techniques: Acrylics
Creative Techniques: Acrylics

This book presents step-by-step exercises that demonstrate the creative use of acrylics in highly original renderings of landscapes, human figures, cityscapes, abstract paintings, and more. The text is supplemented with hundreds of color photos and illustrations.

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Drawing and Painting Sports Figures
Drawing and Painting Sports Figures

Renowned sports artist Jim Scullion shares his expertise in this practical and inspiring guide to drawing and painting sports figures — the only book that focuses exclusively on this exciting area of figure drawing.

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How to Paint Clouds & Skyscapes
How to Paint Clouds & Skyscapes

Inside this book, artist Alan Sonneman provides a wealth of information on how to develop beautiful skies in oil or acrylic. Step-by-step demonstrations simplify the process of painting various cloud types, from cumulus to cirrus. Paperback. 32 pages.

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How to Paint Landscapes in Oil & Acrylics
How to Paint Landscapes in Oil & Acrylics

In this book, professional artists guide readers through the process of painting beautiful landscapes — from initial drawings to finished, detailed landscape paintings. The book covers important aspects such as composition, color schemes, and perspective. Paperback. 32 pages.

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How to Paint with Acrylics
How to Paint with Acrylics

Learn acrylic painting techniques from these modern experts. Follow the processes by which they compose a painting, from initial drawings through to completion. Each book provides easy-to-follow instructions that will help you improve your technique.

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Incredible Acrylics:
Incredible Acrylics: - Techniques, Ideas and New Ways to Use This Versatile Medium

Incredible Acrylics is a complete reference work on this popular and highly versatile medium. It includes a wealth of practical information as well as a visual feast of photographs. Paperback. 160 Pages. Author - Jean-Paul van Boxtel.

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Lee Hammond's Big Book of Acrylic Painting
Lee Hammond's Big Book of Acrylic Painting

This complete painting reference is packed with the best of Lee Hammond's lessons and tips on working with acrylics, including more than 80 step-by-step exercises and demonstrations that are sure to have you creating amazing paintings in no time flat.

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Modern Acrylics
Modern Acrylics - Innovative Mediums, Tools, and Techniques for Today's Artist

Over the last decade, drastic improvements in acrylic mediums have completely transformed the aesthetic possibilities offered by acrylic paints. Let Modern Acrylics be your guide to these exciting new products and all their potential uses. Paperback. 64 pages.

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The New Acrylics: <nobr>Complete Guide</nobr>
The New Acrylics: Complete Guide

It's the Complete Guide to the New Generation of Acrylic Paints. This unique book will inspire you to experiment with acrylic paints and bring out your individual style. It covers non-conventional tools for manipulating modern-day acrylics.

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Oil & Acrylic: Flowers
Oil & Acrylic: Flowers

A variety of flowers are featured, ranging from water lilies and daisies to birds of paradise and poppies.

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Oil & Acrylic: Oceans & Seascapes
Oil & Acrylic: Oceans & Seascapes

Learn easy techniques for painting realistic waves, rocky shores, and other seaside elements in Oil & Acrylic: Oceans & Seascapes.

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Oil & Acrylic: Still Lifes
Oil & Acrylic: Still Lifes

Oil & Acrylic: Still Lifes exposes the reader to the secrets of multiple approaches and styles. Simple, step-by-step demonstrations enable artists of all skill levels to follow along

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Oil & Acrylic: Sunsets
Oil & Acrylic: Sunsets

Talented artist Tom Swimm offers expert tips on choosing a color palette and taking photo references. He then guides you step by step through a number of beautiful sunset paintings, from coastal scenes to charming landscapes.

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Painting in Acrylic
Painting in Acrylic

A fresh take on a classic medium, Painting in Acrylic is ideal for artists of all skill levels seeking to develop their acrylic painting skills.

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Ready to Paint the Masters: Monet in Acrylics
Ready to Paint the Masters: Monet in Acrylics

Artists and long-time admirers of Claude Monet can produce impressive versions of his famous paintings for themselves with Noel Gregory's expert guidance and helpful tracings. This book is suitable for all abilities, from beginners to experts.

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Ready to Paint the Masters: Van Gogh in Acrylics
Ready to Paint the Masters: Van Gogh in Acrylics

Michael Sanders demonstrates how to reproduce three famous paintings by Vincent van Gogh, using step-by-step photographs and clear, detailed instructions. He then paints two further compositions of his own, using the style and techniques of van Gogh.

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Ready to Paint: Abstracts in Acrylics
Ready to Paint: Abstracts in Acrylics

The book includes six tracings to pull out and transfer onto paper, one each of the five, step-by-step demonstrations, plus a bonus tracing of the inspirational painting in the introductory section of the book.

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Ready to Paint: Cézanne in Acrylics
Ready to Paint: Cézanne in Acrylics

Lovers of Cézanne's amazing paintings can now learn how to paint their favorites using acrylic paints. The book includes six tracings to pull out and transfer onto paper, one each of the five, step-by-step demonstrations, plus a bonus tracing.

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Ready to Paint: Flowers in Acrylics
Ready to Paint: Flowers in Acrylics

This introductory guide covers everything from flowers depicted in a formal still life to wildflowers in their natural landscape. Full-size pull-out tracing papers for five projects are provided, along with detailed step-by-step instructions and tips.

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Ready to Paint: Venice in Acrylics
Ready to Paint: Venice in Acrylics

Wendy Jelbert makes acrylics easy to use in this step-by-step guide that includes practical tips, detailed instructions, and exciting techniques for painting Venice's Rialto Bridge, the Grand Canal, gondolas, reflections, stunning architecture, and more.

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Secrets of Acrylic: Landscapes Start to Finish
Secrets of Acrylic: Landscapes Start to Finish

In these pages, Yarnell shows you how to master all essential acrylic techniques, from choosing the right materials to mixing and applying color.

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Starting Out in Acrylic
Starting Out in Acrylic

Learn the basics of acrylic painting from this "how-to" book, created for aspiring adult beginners. Each book in the "Starting Out" series covers basic materials and techniques,and is suitable for an adult beginner. Author-Ken Goldman. Paperback 32 pages.

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Vibrant Acrylics
Vibrant Acrylics

Vibrant Acrylics is packed with step-by-step demonstrations, inspiring exercises, and expert advice that illustrate Akib's simple yet effective methods.

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