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- Comprehensive introduction to painting for aspiring artists, written for complete beginners
- 38 step-by-step projects, each teaching a different essential technique, from backruns and blending to painting “alla prima”
- Practical advice on choosing the best materials and equipment to get the most out of your painting
- Inspirational galleries and essentials to help develop your artistic skills
- Over 350 photos in beautiful color, to take you through every step of the process
- Learn watercolors, acrylics, and oil paintings, with all aspects explored
Anyone can learn to paint! You might be surprised by how easy it is. This practical hands-on guide will show you everything you need to know to achieve immediate and impressive results, fast!
Covering the three most popular types of painting: watercolors, acrylics and oils, this comprehensive step-by-step guide provides basic information on materials and techniques as well as an exciting series of demonstrations. The unique approach of this book is so simple that even a complete beginner can start immediately on original and exciting projects!
Each section has practical information on materials and equipment and includes a gallery of professional work by various artists to inspire your own creativity. The thirty-eight included projects cover all types of subjects, including landscapes, still life, people, flowers, animals, weathered rocks, rough tree bark, foliage, ocean waves, buildings, and more, so there is something for everyone!
Within each section, the demonstrations provide instruction, illustrating a range of different painting techniques, from basic brushstrokes, masking, and glazing to spattering, drybrush, using resist and sgraffito, scumbling, impasto, painting with a knife, and more.
352 pages filled with stunning artworks and inspiring projects, this book will help beginners to achieve immediate and impressive results with a minimum of practice. Before you know it, you’ll be creating landscapes, still lifes, and portraits that will amaze your family and friends!
Master the basics of watercolors, acrylics, and oils, with How to Paint!
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