Illustrated Techniques for Every Medium

Book - 2007 | 1st ed
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The essential guide to the most popular painting mediums

Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil, Colored Pencil, Pastel

It's all here. Paint is the multi-medium book with all the essential information you need to achieve effects, express your creativity or try something new:

Materials: Choose the paints, surfaces and tools that will yield the look you want. Color and Value: Learn how different pigments behave and how to orchestrate color and value for powerful paintings. Composition: Set up a still life, try a "composition chip" trick for dramatic landscapes, and learn the design principles that will make your paintings stronger. Techniques: Experiment with 60+ illustrated techniques, and start achieving light-filled watercolor glazes, expressive oil and acrylic brushstrokes, rich colored-pencil layers and lusciously smooth pastel passages. 15 Step-by-Step Painting Demonstrations: See the mediums in action and learn to paint a variety of popular still life and landscape subjects.

Packed with instruction and tips from top artists, Paint is both a complete primer for beginners and a must-have reference for intermediate artists looking to challenge themselves with new mediums. Why wait? Paint!

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 1581808704 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781581808704 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1581809107 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781581809107 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 751.4 PAI
Characteristics: 224 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Jeynes, Amy

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