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The Resource Painting in acrylics : the indispensable guide, Lorena Kloosterboer

Painting in acrylics : the indispensable guide, Lorena Kloosterboer

Label
Painting in acrylics : the indispensable guide
Title
Painting in acrylics
Title remainder
the indispensable guide
Statement of responsibility
Lorena Kloosterboer
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The technical secrets of a professional painter for the best results and more room for creativity. Painting in Acrylics: The Indispensable Guide provides comprehensive guidance for painters of all experience. Realist painter Lorena Kloosterboer, known for her exceptional technical skill, starts with the basics and progresses to advanced techniques and professional practice. The topics include: About Acrylic Paint -- Types of acrylics, comparative advantages, how to read a paint label, using mediums and additives, gesso and varnish ; Materials and Equipment -- Art supply shopping, palettes, masking, special effects tools, brushes, knives and shapers, airbrush, supports, surface preparation, the studio ; The Foundation -- Color theory, mixing colors, size and dimensions, order of work, using references, transferring images, painting whites, grays and blacks ; Techniques -- Underpainting, washes, wet in wet, adding salt and alcohol, blending, dry brush and scumbling, pouring, masking and stenciling, grisaille, glazing, impasto, sgraffito, spattering, sponging, stamping, decalcomania, airbrushing ; Surface and Form -- Still life, wood, glass, metals, fabric, paper, flowers and leaves, portrait, skin, hair, animals, feathers, landscape, water, clouds, shrubs and trees, stone and brick ; Be a Pro -- Ethical behavior, competitions/exhibits, art community, consistency, painting titles, keeping records, recording your work, framing, shipping, reproductions, social media, tuition. A navigator sidebar refers readers to related sections for more information or problem solving. Appendices include a list of recommended brands and where to buy them, a glossary of art terms, how to fix common problems, and health and safety. Beyond its outstanding content, this book's size makes it an exceptional value. Other titles on this topic rarely exceed 200 pages, even the so-called "big" books. An affordable volume by a world-renowned, widely exhibited artist, Painting in Acrylics: The Indispensable Guide is a superb value that will provide years of expert guidance and inspiration. It is an essential choice for retailers and libraries"--Www.fireflybooks.com
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
751.4/26
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • ND1535
  • ND1535
LC item number
  • .K567 2014
  • .K56 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Painting in acrylics : the indispensable guide, Lorena Kloosterboer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1625691
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781770854086
Lccn
2015472146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1625691
  • (Sirsi) 1625691
  • (OCoLC)874735226
Label
Painting in acrylics : the indispensable guide, Lorena Kloosterboer
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1625691
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781770854086
Lccn
2015472146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1625691
  • (Sirsi) 1625691
  • (OCoLC)874735226

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