Walter Foster Creative Books-Oil & Acrylic: Oceans & Seascapes (How to Draw & Paint)

Walter Foster Creative Books-Oil & Acrylic: Oceans &

WALTER FOSTER CREATIVE BOOKS-How To Draw & Paint: Oceans & Seascapes. Discover how to capture breathtaking oceanic scenes in oil with talented artist Martin Clarke. Inside you'll find information about the tools and materials you'll need to get started, as well as special techniques for painting realistic waves, rocky shores, and other seaside elements. Follow along with the step-by-step instructions to paint five beautiful seascapes. You're just steps away from becoming a master in painting realistic oceans and seascapes in oil! Author: Martin Clarke. Softcover, 32 pages. Published 2012. Imported.

  • Color: Multicolor
  • Brand: Quayside Publishing
  • ASIN: 1600582745
  • UPC: 783324923438

Art of Acrylic Painting: Discover all the techniques you need to know to create beautiful paintings in acrylic (Collector's Series)

Art of Acrylic Painting: Discover all the techniques

'This inspiring instructional book combines projects from some of our most popular How to Draw and Paint and Artist’s Library series titles into one handy volume. The Art of Acrylic Painting is a comprehensive collection that features the work of many accomplished artists, so you will be exposed to a variety of styles and learn a number of ways to approach this versatile medium. This beautiful, full-color reference book delves into essential information about acrylic tools and techniques, and it contains a wide variety of step-by-step painting lessons, featuring a range of subjects—from stunning still lifes and charming street scenes to engaging animal portraits and everything in between. Inside, you’ll find all the information and inspiration you need to begin creating your own original paintings in acrylic!

  • ASIN: 1560109149
  • UPC: 050283006084

The Art of Painting in Acrylic: Master techniques for painting stunning works of art in acrylic-step by step (Collector's Series)

The Art of Painting in Acrylic: Master techniques

Ideal for beginning and intermediate artists seeking to develop or polish their acrylic painting skills, The Art of Painting in Acrylic features a range of techniques and valuable instruction for working with this classic medium. This comprehensive guide offers a fresh, modern approach to painting in acrylic. Beginning with detailed information for using acrylic tools and materials, The Art of Painting in Acrylic introduces artists to the basics, including paints and brushes, supports, mediums, and other essential information for working with this fast-drying paint. In addition to learning about basic color theory, painting techniques, and how to work with acrylic paint and textures, aspiring artists will enjoy putting their painting skills to use by practicing the step-by-step demonstrations designed to instruct and entertain. Professional acrylic painters provide easy-to-follow, comprehensive instruction and inspiration, enabling readers to learn techniques for mastering this lightweight, versatile, and easy-to-use medium. In-depth lessons cover a variety of subject matter ranging from still lifes and portraits to landscapes and animals. Along the way, aspiring artists will discover helpful tips and tricks for rendering a variety of textures, setting up compelling compositions,...

  • Brand: WALTER FOSTER / HACHETTE
  • ASIN: 1600583822
  • UPC: 050283006220

Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits: More than 500 Color Combinations for Skin, Eyes, Lips & Hair

Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits: More than 500

Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits features master mixes for an array of skin colors in oil, acrylic, and watercolor—plus recipes for hair, eye, and lip colors. The concealed wire-o bound book also includes a plastic color-mixing grid for measuring out paints, as well as a handy conversion chart for finding acrylic equivalents of oil paints and vice versa. With recipes for more than 500 color combinations, this comprehensive guide is your ultimate source for painting realistic skin, mouths, ears, noses, eyes, and hair. This convenient guide details three simple steps to mix virtually any skin tone:Match a palette of skin tones from this book to your portrait subject.Create the Master Skin Tone Recipe for this palette using the Color Mixing Grid to measure each paint color.Follow the recipes to create all the skin tones you'll need to complete your portrait—from light values to shadows.Also featured:Color theoryTinting, toning, and shadingGraying skin tones naturallyIdentifying facial planesMouth, nose, and ear color tonesEye and hair color tonesWatercolor skin tone recipesWith recipes for more than 500 color combinations, Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits is your ultimate source for painting realistic skin, mouths, ears, noses, eyes, and hair.

  • Brand: Walter Foster
  • ASIN: 1560109904
  • UPC: 050283120032

The Art of Painting Flowers in Oil & Acrylic: Discover simple step-by-step techniques for painting an array of flowers and plants (Collector's Series)

The Art of Painting Flowers in Oil &

Learn everything you need to know to create beautiful floral works of art in oil and acrylic!This comprehensive book opens with a guide to essential information on the necessary tools and materials for both sketching and painting, including pencils, paints and brushes, palettes, supports, and mediums. In addition to learning about basic drawing and painting techniques and color theory, readers will learn how to create compelling compositions, achieve depth, and render realistic textures. In The Art of Painting Flowersin Oil & Acrylic, several talented and experienced artists guide readers through easy-to-follow lessons covering a variety of floral and plant life, including tulips, dahlias, hibiscus, roses, daisies, freesia, water lilies, bird of paradise, and more. With sections devoted to both mediums, readers will learn everything they need to know to create beautiful floral works of art in oil and acrylic. Along the way, aspiring artists will discover helpful tips and tricks for mixing vibrant colors, working from photographs, working outdoors, and creating volume and dimension.

  • Brand: Walter Foster
  • ASIN: 1633220133

Landscapes: Learn to paint landscapes in acrylic step by step (How to Draw & Paint)

Landscapes: Learn to paint landscapes in acrylic step

With comprehensive instruction and artist tips and tricks, Landscapes is the perfect resource for beginning acrylic artists.Landscapes teaches aspiring artists everything they need to know to get started painting beautiful landscapes in acrylic. From choosing paper and brushes to painting techniques, composition, and development, Landscapesis bursting with valuable skills and lessons to help beginning artists master this approachable medium. Talented artist Tom Shropshire guides readers through an exploration of painting classic landscapes in acrylic, covering basic painting concepts and techniques, including rendering realistic textures. Building on these basic techniques, artists can practice their craft with step-by-step projects that cover a variety of landscapes, including a waterfall, a spring storm, and a classic winter scene. With comprehensive instruction and artist tips and tricks, Landscapesis the perfect resource for beginning acrylic artists.

  • Brand: Walter Foster
  • ASIN: 1633221474

The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic: Master techniques for painting stunning still lifes in acrylic (Collector's Series)

The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic:

Packed with beautiful illustrations and expert instruction, The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic is a comprehensive and indispensable resource for all aspiring painters.Designed for beginners and intermediate artists, The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic offers valuable drawing and painting techniques, as well as inspirational artwork that's sure to motivate artists of all skill levels. The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic opens with a guide to essential information on the necessary tools and materials for both sketching and painting, including pencils, paints and brushes, palettes, supports, and mediums. In addition to learning about basic drawing and painting techniques and color theory, readers will learn how to create compelling compositions, achieve depth, and render realistic textures. This new title in the Collector's Series features a large variety of stunning still lifes, from lovely florals to tasty treats. Packed with beautiful illustrations and expert instruction, The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic is a comprehensive and indispensable resource for all aspiring painters.

  • Brand: Walter Foster Publishing
  • ASIN: 1633220877

1,500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor: Achieve precise color when painting landscapes, portraits, still lifes, and more

1,500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic &

Just when you thought there was no hope of ever finding a comprehensive color-mixing resource for oil, acrylic, and watercolor artists, along comes the 1,500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor!  This collection of Walter Foster's bestselling Color Mixing Recipes books, including Color Mixing Recipes for Oil and Acrylic, Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits, Color Mixing Recipes for Watercolor, and the most recent addition, Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes. This incredible collection comes in a user-friendly concealed spiral-bound format that is tabbed for quick and easy reference. Aspiring artists will also find two removable color mixing grids--one for oil or acrylic, and one for watercolor.

  • Brand: Walter Foster
  • ASIN: 1600582834
  • UPC: 050283120117

The Art of Drawing & Painting Portraits: Create realistic heads, faces & features in pencil, pastel, watercolor, oil & acrylic (Collector's Series)

The Art of Drawing & Painting Portraits: Create

With instructions and step-by-step projects for creating an array of portaits, this all-inclusive book covers everything about portraiture in the most popular drawing and painting media. Ideal for beginning artists who would like to experiment with different media, The Art of Drawing & Painting Portraits teaches the artist how to create beautiful and realistic portraits in pencil, pastel, watercolor, oil, and acrylic.

  • Brand: WALTER FOSTER / HACHETTE
  • ASIN: 1600582672
  • UPC: 050283006169

Acrylic Painting Step by Step: Discover all the basics and a range of special techniques for creating your own masterpieces in acrylic (Artist's Library)

Acrylic Painting Step by Step: Discover all the

Beginners and accomplished artists alike are attracted to the beauty and versatility of acrylic painting. In this comprehensive book, you will find all the instruction and inspiration you need to master the medium or improve your painting skills. Accomplished artist Tom Swimm guides you step by step through 12 stunning acrylic projects, offering easy-to-follow instructions along with his personal artistic insights. Acrylic Painting Step by Step covers dozens of beginning and advanced acrylic techniques, from underpainting and glazing to impasto and texturizing. You will learn to paint a variety of subjects, including a lively floral, a striking still life, an eye-catching street scene, and a gorgeous seascape.

  • Brand: Walter Foster Publishing
  • ASIN: 1560108584
  • UPC: 050283050452

Artist Toolbox: Color: A practical guide to color and its uses in art

Artist Toolbox: Color: A practical guide to color

Artist Toolbox: Color explains how color captures mood and helps communicate meaning, as well as how to use color to create personal, expressive works of art. In Artist Toolbox: Color, painters will learn how to create impactful work with an understanding of basic color theory. Topics include the color wheel, hue, saturation, value, temperature, relativity, color relationships, and color mixing. You will learn to color captures mood and communicate meaning with nothing more than color as you create personal, expressive works of art. Step-by-step projects and accessible technique demonstrations show color theory in action, making this book a useful reference for any beginning artist's library. The Artist Toolbox series provides easy-to-use reference guides for beginning and aspiring artists. While many instructional art books gloss over important concepts, focusing instead on how to replicate a piece of art, the Artist Toolboxseries breaks down the whats, whens, whys, and hows of each relevant tool or technique, clearly demonstrating its purpose and how to employ it to achieve the desired effects.

  • Brand: Walter Foster Publishing
  • ASIN: 1633222721

Oil & Acrylic: Oil 1: Learn the basics of oil painting (How to Draw & Paint)

Oil & Acrylic: Oil 1: Learn the basics

In Oil 1, Robert Moore offers the perfect introduction to the exciting world of oil painting! Inside, you will find an array of beautiful paintings that will inspire you to explore the medium further. Robert covers a range of the most popular painting subjects as he introduces a number of basic art concepts and painting techniques. You'll also learn what materials and colors you will need to get started painting your favorite subjects. After this introduction, you will be ready for Oil 2, where you will find step-by-step demonstrations to help you further your painting skills. It's never been so easy to learn to paint in oil!

  • Brand: Brand: Walter Foster
  • ASIN: 1560104546
  • UPC: 050283002642

The Complete Book of Mixed Media Art: More than 200 fundamental mixed media concepts and techniques

The Complete Book of Mixed Media Art: More

Featuring a wide variety of mixed media techniques, including drawing and painting, stamping, stitching, ephemera, encaustics, collaging, journaling, and more, The Complete Book of Mixed Media Art is the perfect resource for artists exploring the many ways they can expand their artistic horizons with mixed media art. Mixed media is all about experimenting with the materials available to you and honing your artistic skills. With this book, you will learn to effectively use paints, papers, fibers, stamps and stencils, found and repurposed materials, and many other materials. The techniques in this book are presented with simple step-by-step examples of how to wield basic art tools and materials to effect both traditional and cutting-edge mixed media concepts. Artists will not only learn a variety of new concepts and techniques, but also discover how to apply them within their own mixed media projects. With so many techniques to choose from, The Complete Book of Mixed Media Art will inspire artists of all skill levels to explore the many ways they can get started with the ever-evolving, ever-popular mixed media art form. So get ready to get creative! With step-by-step art projects to apply newly learned techniques, bonus creative exercises to get your artistic juices flowing, ...

  • Brand: Walter Foster
  • ASIN: 1633223434

Oil & Acrylic: Portraits (How to Draw & Paint)

Oil & Acrylic: Portraits (How to Draw &

Since the 14th century, portraits in oil have held a special place in the art world. From Vermeer and Rembrandt to the illustrious Gainsborough, artists who had the ability to capture a likeness and breathe life into a canvas have held their prestige throughout the centuries. Even today, oil portraiture is a highly respected and frequently commissioned art form.With this in-depth and insightful guide, aspiring artists can learn traditional alla prima techniques for developing lifelike portraits in oil. From laying in the initial proportions to applying the final highlights, this book breaks down the painting process into easily digestible stages that anyone can follow. The step-by-step projects cover a variety of ages and model types, so beginners can practice rendering a range of features and expressions.

  • ASIN: 1600581943

Color Mixing Recipes for Oil & Acrylic: Mixing recipes for more than 450 color combinations

Color Mixing Recipes for Oil & Acrylic: Mixing

'The popular Color Mixing Recipe Cards by William F. Powell has served as a handy reference of essential color combinations for almost 10 years. And now this collection of recipes is available in an updated, convenient format developed with your needs in mind! Conveniently packaged in a concealed wire-o-bound book that lies flat when opened, the recipe cards will always stay in order with no risk of getting lost. The book also includes a Color Mixing Grid—the perfect guide for accurately measuring paints. With mixing recipes for more than 450 color combinations, along with instruction in a variety of painting techniques, Color Mixing Recipes is a valuable and practical resource for both oil and acrylic artists

  • Brand: Books
  • ASIN: 1560108738
  • UPC: 787721972990

Oil & Acrylic: Sunsets: Master the art of painting colorful and dramatic skies (How to Draw & Paint)

Oil & Acrylic: Sunsets: Master the art of

Artists, photographers, and lovers alike are drawn to the warm, romantic tones of the Golden Hour. In this book, talented artist Tom Swimm shows aspiring artists how to effectively capture the drama of sunsets in oil or acrylic. Readers can find tips on choosing a color palette, taking photo references, and creating a convincing interplay of light and shadow. Tom also guides aspiring artists step by step through a number of beautiful sunset paintings, from coastal scenes to charming landscapes.

  • ASIN: 1600582427
  • UPC: 884991492552

Artist's Toolbox: Painting Tools & Materials: A practical guide to paints, brushes, palettes and more

Artist's Toolbox: Painting Tools & Materials: A practical

Discover the essential tools, materials, and techniques needed to get started in painting.The Artist's Toolbox series provides easy-to-use reference guides for beginning and aspiring artists. While many instructional art books gloss over important concepts, focusing instead on how to simply replicate a piece of art, the Artist's Toolbox series breaks down the whats, whens, whys, and hows of each relevant tool or technique, clearly demonstrating its purpose and how to employ it to achieve desired effects.In Painting Tools & Materials, artists will discover the important differences in brush styles, sizes, shapes, and types; how each brush is used to create different types of strokes; and how different types of brushes interact with various paints and supports. Artists will learn how to properly load brushes with paint, how to shape brushes to create specific strokes and effects, when to choose synthetic-hair over natural-hair, and much more. Experienced art instructors focus on the key concepts and practical aspects of working with specific tools, materials, and mediums to impart a complete understanding for those seeking to learn the fundamentals of painting.

  • Brand: Walter Foster
  • ASIN: 1633222829

The Art of Drawing & Painting Horses: Capture the majesty of horses and ponies in pencil, oil, acrylic, watercolor & pastel (Collector's Series)

The Art of Drawing & Painting Horses: Capture

For thousands of years, artists in cultures across the globe have been captivated by the grace and beauty of the horse, making it the subject of countless works of art. Now anyone can learn to capture the mysterious and powerful nature of this beloved animal by following the clear, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions in this book. Whether an aspiring artist wants to draw or paint with oil, acrylic, pastel, or watercolor, this book contains all the information they need to get started. Materials and techniques specific to each of the five media in this 144-page book are clearly outlined and discussed before they are put to use in projects that any horse lover will enjoy. Beginning artists will learn all about the anatomy of the horse, features unique to different horse breeds, how to render lifelike horses in poses ranging from grazing to galloping, and much more.

  • Brand: Walter Foster Publishing
  • ASIN: 1600582370
  • UPC: 050283006152

Art Studio: Horses & Ponies:More than 50 projects and techniques for drawing and painting horses and ponies in pencil, acrylic, watercolor, and more!

Art Studio: Horses & Ponies:More than 50 projects

Art Studio: Horses & Ponies makes the art of drawing and painting this evergreen art subject accessible and easy for everyone. Including more than 50 step-by-step projects of a wide range of horses and ponies, beginning artists will learn the basics of working with graphite and colored pencil; acrylic, oil, and watercolor; pastel; and pen and ink. By experimenting with these different tools and techniques, artists will build their artistic skill level, discover their own unique style, and gain confidence in the process. Filled with a combination of traditional and contemporary art styles, there is something for every aspiring fine artist desiring to master the craft. Tips for rendering details, an introduction to tools and materials, and an overview of techniques for each featured medium round out this helpful reference.The Art Studio series is designed to give an overview of each art medium to help beginning artists delve into fine art and determine which media they best enjoy working with.

  • ASIN: B07T1PQT27

Painting in Acrylic: An essential guide for mastering how to paint beautiful works of art in acrylic (Artist's Library)

Painting in Acrylic: An essential guide for mastering

Ideal for beginning and intermediate artists seeking to develop their acrylic painting skills, Painting inAcrylic features a range of techniques and valuable instruction for working with this classic medium and painting a variety of subjects. Beginning with detailed information for using acrylic tools and materials, Painting in Acrylic introduces artists to the basics, including brushes, supports, acrylic mediums, color palettes, and other essentials for using this fast-drying paint. Artists will learn about color theory, the color wheel, and such basic techniques as impasto, stippling, glazing, drybrushing, washes, and creating an underpainting. Aspiring artists will explore value, perspective, light, shadow, and form, as well as how to effectively render a variety of textures, including wood, foliage, glass, metal, water, rock, and more. Engaging, approachable step-by-step projects appeal to artists of all skill levels and cover a range of subject matter, including still lifes, animals, tabletop compositions, landscapes, flowers, trees, and more, from start to finish. A professional acrylic painter provides easy-to-follow, comprehensive instruction and inspiration so artists can put their newfound skills to practical use as they discover the secrets to mastering this lightweigh...

  • Brand: Walter Foster Publishing
  • ASIN: 1600583350
  • UPC: 050283050551

Compendium of Acrylic Painting Techniques

Compendium of Acrylic Painting

Aimed at all painters, from beginners to the more experienced, this book is packed with expert advice on all aspects of acrylic painting: what to do, and what not to do. Learn how to choose and mix colors, and create a multitude of effects using only one set of tubes. Discover how to make your own equipment, set up a "studio" space, and use household materials to save money. Beginners can follow processes stage-by-stage, while more experienced artists can dip in and out for help with specific problems. A unique section on how to develop your art and take it to a wider public is full of professional secrets which can bring you success much more quickly. Try it and Fix it panels placed throughout the book suggest ways of practicing and developing new skills, and avoiding or correcting common painting errors.

  • Brand: SEARCH PRESS/PENGUIN RAND
  • ASIN: 1782210458
  • UPC: 884722262171

Acrylic: Horses (HT285) (Walter Foster How to Draw and Paint Series)

Acrylic: Horses (HT285) (Walter Foster How to Draw

This title provides beginning artists with 13 original horse painting demonstrations, featuring a variety of breeds, moods, and compositions. Popular artist Elin Pendleton provides both insight and inspiration to aspiring artists as she guides readers through each lesson, step by step, from initial sketching and blocking to realistic finished works of art.

  • ASIN: 1560108436

Color Theory: An essential guide to color-from basic principles to practical applications (Artist's Library)

Color Theory: An essential guide to color-from basic

In this essential guide, accomplished artist Patti Mollica walks you through the most important aspects of color theory as they relate to oil and acrylic painting. From pigment characteristics and color mixing to color psychology, you'll find all the information you need to make dynamic, harmonious, and meaningful color choices in your own works of art. Regardless of your medium, a solid understanding of color and its applications is essential. With a fresh, contemporary take on the subject of color, this essential guide features step-by-step projects and practical tips and techniques to put color knowledge to effective use. You'll find within:Discussions and illustrations of the complexities of color and how to use it as a tool for communicationTips for creating vibrant mixes, lively blacks, realistic greens, and flesh tonesAn inspiring collection of fresh and contemporary artworkColor Theory begins with an overview of color in the history of art and the science behind color, followed by a presentation of color basics: the color wheel; hue, saturation, and value; color and value; color temperature; color relativity; and color schemes. Everything you need to know about pigments and paints is detailed next. With these essentials covered, move on to integrate color with your compo...

  • Brand: Walter Foster Publications
  • ASIN: 1600583024
  • UPC: 050283050544

The Artist's Source Book: 80 Acrylic Painting References

The Artist's Source Book: 80 Acrylic Painting

Every artist faces the challenge of finding subjects to paint, as it's not always easy to find suitable references, but this title offers the perfect solution for acrylic painters by providing 80 colorful and inspiring paintings to re-create. Each image is accompanied by useful close-ups or color mixes to help artists along the way; as an added bonus, the book includes two sheets of transfer paper and 60 templates so artists can easily transfer the basic line drawings onto their painting surfaces.

  • ASIN: 1560109432
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