Create contemporary and colorful works of art using a variety of traditional and unique painting techniques with Oil & Acrylic Workshop.From classic tools to modern twists, it’s all here to try out!
Break out the art supplies, because it's time to discover how to create beautifully textured, vibrant, andcolorful works of fine art. Oil & Acrylic Workshop guides you through harnessing both traditional and unique painting tools when putting media to canvas in new and surprising ways.
Whether you're an aspiring or established artist, you will relish setting aside the paintbrush in exchange for the palette knife, sponges, and even your fingers to create colorful, contemporary works of art. This book comes packed with techniques for working with oil and acrylic, as well as color theory and approachable step-by-step projects.
Don't miss the featured projects, including the art of creating landscapes, mastering animals, painting delicate flowers, and much more. Budding artists will become masters of new and engaging painting techniques in no time.
Washington-based artist Kimberly Adamscreates vibrant landscapes using her fingertips. Kimberly studied art while growing up in New Mexico and says her paintings represent her love for nature as well as her adventurous heart. She serves on the board of directors for Parklane Fine Art Gallery in Kirkland, Washington, and teaches finger-painting workshops at Cole Gallery in Edmonds, Washington. Kimberly co-authored Oil & Acrylic Workshop and is the author of Portfolio: Beginning Color Mixing and Portfolio: Beginning Composition, all from Walter Foster Publishing. Learn more at artbykimberlyadams.com.
Bridget Skanski-Such lives in Lincolnshire, England, where she creates acrylic paintings of nature scenes using her fingers, brushes, and stippling, printing, and spattering techniques. She is both a musician and an artist and exhibits her works throughout England. Find out more about Bridget at www.bridgetskanskisuchtextiles.com.
Yiqi Licurrently resides in Southern Ontario, but she was raised in China, where she learned traditional Chinese brush painting. Upon moving to Canada, Yiqi began experimenting with oil and acrylic paints and now creates colorful artworks using palette knives. Her art can be found all over the world and has appeared on the cover of books and magazines. Learn more at qiqigallery.com.
Learn the basics of composition with Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner! The elements of composition are point, shape, mass, volume, texture, value, and color. Let’s talk about a few of them one by one. Point A point is a single mark on a page without depth, height, or length. A group of points in ...
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How do you make a watercolor stand out? Try adding reflections! In Expressive Painting we see how to make our paintings alive. Reflections add energy and color to a scene. They can suggest an afternoon rainstorm or help make the foreground interesting. Paint reflections at the same time you paint the object. If there is a ...