Quick and Clever Acrylics

Author(s): Michael Sanders

Art - Techniques

This book offers a comprehensive introduction to painting with acrylics the 'quick & clever' way, ideal for newcomers to the medium.It explores the full potential of acrylics (using them as watercolours and oils) focusing on getting top results quickly.Each project explores painting a popular subject, starting with technique focused exercises and moving onto a step-by-step painting.It makes getting to grips with acrylics easy, fast and fun.


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Mike Sanders, a professional artist and tutor, has written several art instruction titles. He is a regular contributor to Paint and A&I magazine and was President of the Society of All Artists (30,000+ members in 60 countries). He demonstrates for art retailers and art societies, and runs popular painting holidays. Mike lives in Corwall, his work and details of his courses can be found at www.michaelsanders.co.uk.

Starting with acrylics; MATERIALS; paint; brushes and other tools; supports; BASIC TECHNIQUES; colour; transparent techniques; opaque techniques; PROJECTS; Each subject has technique exercises, followed by a step-by-step painting; 1 Simple landscape (transparent); 2 Boats on the water (transparent); 3 Flowers (opaque); 4 Windmill (opaque); 5 Mountain scene (mixed methods); 6 Venice scene (mixed methods); A final word; Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780715326787
  • : David & Charles Publishers
  • : David & Charles Publishers
  • : July 2008
  • : 276mm X 210mm X 9mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 751.426
  • : 128
  • : 150 colour illustrations
  • : Michael Sanders
  • : Paperback