By Stephanie Pui-Mun Law
So there you have it, a taste of the tools and techniques for painting with acrylics, as well as some tips for tricks that I have learned over the years from experience and from teachers. I haven't told you how you should or what you should paint...only the tools to let you come to your own stylistic decisions. If you are new to acrylics, I hope I haven't scared you away, and that this advice proves helpful. If you are an oldtime acrylic painter here to pick my brain of any useful tidbits, I hope you found some, and if you have any advice of your own to give to me, it's always welcome.
| ||100 Keys to Great Acrylic Painting|
100 Keys to Great Acrylic Painting by Judy Martin Hardcover Spiral edition
| ||The Beginner's Guide Acrylics : A Complete Step-By-Step Guide to Techniques and Materials (The Beginner's Guide Series)|
Paperback - 96 pages Reprint edition (August 1997)
| ||An Introduction to Acrylics (The Dk Art School)|
The DK Art School series provides all the fundamental techniques both adult and juvenile artists need. At the heart of each book are twelve projects that explore the methods of the great masters. Each specially commissioned painting is broken down in step-by-step color photos that show every stage of its creation. Lists of materials, subjects, and techniques complete each volume. 300 color photosAn Introduction to Acrylics (The Dk Art School)
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|10 Nov 2012|| Anon.|
great info thanks
|14 Jan 2013|| Anon.|
Thanks so much. This is a great article. I have been dabbling only a little while but couldn’t work out why my paintings were so flat. I also (unknowningly) was scumbling with a dry brush. I am now going to try out glazing with a portrait and see how I go. Stephanie Pui-Mun Law
replies: "You’re welcome! Glad it was helpful!"
|19 Jan 2013|| Anon.|
Thank you for this article!
|10 May 2013|| Anon.|
great infos,thanks so lot
|22 Aug 2013|| Anon.|
|22 Aug 2013|| Ducksquack|
need more pics
|26 Sep 2013|| Anon.|
I loved the information about glazes I can’t wait to try these out thanks so much. I agree with Ducks I would feel more pics would be great.
|9 Oct 2013|| Anon.|
Very helpful as an overview.
|10 Oct 2013|| Anon.|
Really helpful. Has a beginner just what I needed.!
|8 Dec 2013|| Anon.|
Helpful tips for beginners.
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