Create Perfect Paintings
An Artist’s Guide to Visual Thinking
A groundbreaking book for artists with inventive ways to critique your own art! With this book you will enhance your artwork and creative process, easily identify and resolve painting issues, bring more attention to your work and extend its viewing time. Ideal for those times when we ask “Now What?” or “Is it Finished?” Helpful sections include how to resolve creative blocks, optimal ways to use both sides of your brain, clarify your vision, prepare materials, display your work, and even that tricky notion of how to balance making art with career. Hundreds of insights, tips, illustrated techniques and ideas, Create Perfect Paintings takes your work to the next level by strengthening your perception, visual thinking and technique, regardless of medium, style or level of experience. Purchase is processed through Amazon.
Reflective & Luminous Acrylic Painting Techniques
This book blazes new creative territory with 50 techniques that create luminous and illuminating painting effects. Ranging from subtle glazing on metal leaf, to pearly sheens, to boldly colored optical effects and glossy surfboard finishes, these approaches represent new contemporary techniques in acrylic painting. Written for all levels. Purchase is processed through Amazon.
New Tricks & Techniques for Working with the World’s Most Versatile Medium
Over 100 fully illustrated, easy to follow, step-by-step, acrylic techniques. Each page is loaded with professional secrets and contemporary painting techniques. Create underpaintings and surfaces for other mediums such as oil, watercolor and drawing materials. Imitate the looks of encaustic, enamel and tempera. Make your acrylic painting cheaper, easier, faster, safer, more archival, while learning shortcuts, tips and tricks. A comprehensive recipe book for painters. A lifetime of lesson plans for painting instructors, and infinite possibilities for fine artists, decorators, faux finishers and home crafters. Written for all levels. Purchase is processed through Amazon.
Styles & Techniques Featuring 64 Visionary Artists
Acrylic Innovation delves into acrylic’s potential to create unique styles, with methods and techniques for allowing you to find your own voice in the medium. A variety of successful acrylic painters are featured, each using acrylic in unique ways to create their own original styles. By looking at how other artists find ideas along with the book’s 29 step-by-step demonstrations, you will be able to explore ways of personalizing your own art. Written for all levels. Purchase is processed through Amazon.