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By Nancy Reyner

ISBN-10: 1600618642

ISBN-13: 9781600618642

Acrylic is frequently used as an alternative for oil paint or watercolor, however the genuine gold mine is in permitting the medium freedom to do what it does top. This booklet exhibits how contemporary artists are doing precisely that. it is loaded with unique paintings and worthwhile perception from sixty four artists, awfully diversified in kinds and topics, each one utilizing acrylic in designated how you can create expressive and private art.

  • 64 artists supply their person rules, techniques and inspirations for operating with acrylic paints
  • 29 types, starting from photorealism to minimum colour box and every thing in among, are explored via artist profiles, art and boundary-breaking "challenges" that supply dynamic beginning issues in your personal art
  • 29 step by step demonstrations illustrate acrylic-driven recommendations you could take immediately in your paintings, together with university and assemblage, opposite portray, printmaking, unintentional stenciling, operating with metal combinations and more

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    To reduce problems with tape removal, roll or peel it back onto itself rather than pulling upward. Finished Example FLAT SPACE Since a painting surface is naturally flat, one challenge for artists is to construct the illusion of space. In the twentieth century, a new trend emerged, rejecting the deep illusionistic space from the Renaissance. Instead, the emphasis was on flat space. The challenge changed to maintaining the integrity of a painting’s image when flat to avoid looking like wallpaper.

    Each painting is heavily researched to use authentic and accurate material. But for Pletka, making something beautiful is the most important aspect; therefore, some elements may be slightly compromised for aesthetics. The Artist’s Process Two key motivations for Pletka are scale and a new technical challenge. He creates many thumbnail sketches until a cogent image emerges, then he moves directly to the canvas, drawing first with vine charcoal to transfer his energy and excitement into the work.

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