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.

With just seven to nine pigments, you can paint anything. You'll learn how to add layers and details, one stroke at a time. Along the way, Hammond's friendly encouragement and quick tips help you work past what she calls "the awkward stage," so you can complete your paintings with confidence.

In addition to detailed information on selecting materials and mixing colors, also get complete visual instruction for painting subjects of all kinds:

  • Still Life — Achieve proper proportions every time using easy graphing techniques, and also find demonstrations for painting the tricky parts, such as glossy textures and reflective surfaces
  • Landscape — Learn to create depth and realism in subjects ranging from forests and mountains to prairies and seascapes, as well as realistic clouds, trees, water, and more
  • Animals — Find step-by-step guidance for painting all your favorite creatures and for getting the eyes, noses, fur, and feathers just right
  • People — One feature at a time, learn simple techniques for painting faces young and old, as well as realistic flesh tones, eye color, hair, and more

Author — Lee Hammond.

Paperback. 192 pages. 8½" × 11" (22 cm × 28 cm).

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