Books on Painting
Create Perfect Paintings
An Artist’s Guide to Visual Thinking
Learn to view your paintings with a keen eye, easily resolve design issues, move forward when you feel stuck, and improve images as needed. Add exciting visuals using Nancy’s concept of eye choreography. Watch your paintings transform from good to great. Explore painting concepts, rarely taught in art schools, to bring more attention to your work and expand your audience. Realistic or abstract – all painting mediums and styles will benefit. This book is included as a pdf in Nancy’s course The Complete Guide to Acrylic Painting.
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 for acrylic painting. Written for all levels. This book is included as a pdf in Nancy’s course The Complete Guide to Acrylic Painting.
New Tricks & Techniques
for Working with the World’s
Most Versatile Medium
All time best-seller, Nancy’s first book sold worldwide and available in English, German and Chinese. 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. This book is included as a pdf in Nancy’s course The Complete Guide to Acrylic Painting.
Styles & Techniques Featuring 64 Visionary Artists
Acrylic Innovation inspires painters to find and develop their own style and voice. Each chapter features a professional artist with their unique style using acrylic, and is paired with compatible painting techniques that allow further exploration for the reader. By looking in depth at how these professional painters paint, think and discover new ideas you will discover your own voice as well. Acrylic has the unique potential to create a wide variety of styles. This book includes 29 step-by-step demonstrations to follow and explore ways of personalizing your own art. Written for all levels. This book is included as a pdf in Nancy’s course The Complete Guide to Acrylic Painting.