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By Chris Cozen, Julie Prichard

Clean new how you can create fantastic work with combined media techniques!

Acrylic suggestions presents the "hows" at the back of a mess of results you've trendy in different artists' works--and then a few! according to the preferred on-line instructing collaboration of Chris Cozen and Julie Prichard, this booklet illustrates a wealth of layering tools and methods. mix 'n match to accomplish numerous diversifications, construction layer upon layer to create precise and beautifully advanced summary art.

-Learn greater than 30 step by step innovations for constructing texture and visible curiosity, together with university, monoprinting, carving, colour blockading, paint skins, raised stencils, glazing and quite a bit more.

-Chapters discover the levels of a multi-layered portray, from floor training via including constitution, constructing complexity and including completing touches.

-Follow the improvement of 2 work as every one layer provides to the completed end result, with a whole bunch extra paintings throughout.

-Gain perception on the right way to make paints, mediums and grounds paintings for you.

Embracing a spirit of freedom and spontaneity, Acrylic suggestions is a stimulating consultant for modern artists of any ability point. rookies will easy methods to make visually compelling work from begin to end, whereas more matured artists will locate the instruments and notion to take their paintings to the following point.

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Though red is usually a warm color, crimson has a touch of blue. Together with the other blues and the cold white, this creates a cool temperature. Only the crimson is highly saturated. The dorY. values are in the lower part of the canvas, adding weight to the composition. The very light values near the top create airiness and a sense of space. , Cadmium Red, Chromium Green, Yellow Ocher, or Ultramarine Blue). The hue also has a value, or degree of darkness (low key) or lightness (high key). For example, most shades of yellow are high key.

Include diagonals. HOOK YOUR VIEWER Obscure some areas, "veil" others, and emphasize the most important. Provide "pathways for the eye": Use curved or straight lines to lead from one place to another; repeat a color in different places so that the eye is encouraged to skip from one area to the next. 7 ~de" a pai: ing somewhere in your house where you will come across it unexpectedly. In the split second that you see it again , you - will be able to judge it more objectively. , Prisoner of Time.

When the medium is dry, you can run a transparent glaze of fluid acrylic over the area, integrat· ing the fabric with the background . DYEING CHEESEC LOTH In a shallow tray, mix approximately one part fl uid acrylic or acrylic ink with five parts water. Soak a piece of cheesecloth in the paint for a few minutes. When the fibers have ab- sorbed the paint, hang the cheesecloth up to dry. lay down newspaper to catch the drips. Have a dyeing session, mixing severa l pots of pa int in different colors.

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