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The Art of Painting in Acrylic

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  • Front cover of The Art of Painting in Acrylic showing a Zebra, two girls waling in the sand, and landscaping scenes.
  • Back cover of The Art of Painting in Acrylic presenting a couple of birds in the water.
  • African Lion standing in a field looking out into the sunset.
  • Wintery landscaping scene with a snow filled field and a barn in the background in The Art of Painting in Acrylic book.
  • A beautiful red rose sitting in a glass vase on a table with a blue background. Each picture shows the reader how to add the fine details.
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This wonderful book provides you with a tools and material list, color theory, drawing techniques, and painting techniques.  From stunning landscapes to lifelike animals and compelling still lives, The Art of Painting in Acrylics features a vast array of step-by-step painting lessons from professional artist.  The artist will inspire, instruct, and provide their expert tips and tricks on almost every page. You will definitely enjoy this all inclusive resource and guide to mastering this medium.

The Art of Painting in Acrylics is a unique distinctive medium with exceptional versatility. Acrylic has it's own look and feel, it also mimics other media, such as watercolor , oil and even pastel. You can also thin acrylic paint with water to create brilliant washes, or you can use it straight from the tube to build up thick layers.  Acrylics are a water based so the clean up is easy. Just a little soap and water is all you will need.

When using Acrylics it is almost impossible to make mistakes that can't be fixed.  If there is an area that needs to be reworked, you can simply paint over it.  This medium dries fast and layers, so you can paint until you it's perfect. The previous layers that may show through only show charm and character.

 The Art of Painting in Acrylic Contains:

  • Still lifes with Linda Yurgensen.
    • Painting Glass.
    • Beginning with a Monotone Underpainting.
    • Using the Rule of Thirds.
  • Landscapes and Seascapes with Varvara Harmon & Darice Rachel McGuire.
    • Painting Autumn Foliage.
    • Producing Crisp Lines.
    • Creating Sand & Foam.
    • Ho'okipa Sunset.
    • Olowalu Valley.
    • Twin Falls.
  • Animals with Toni Watts.
    • Painting Fur.
    • Creating texture.
    • Taking Artistic License.
    • Painting Feathers and Reflections.
  • Figures & Portraits with Michael Hallinan.
    • Studying Lights & Darks.
    • Painting Strangers.
    • Maria.
    • Painting Two Figures.
  • Pop-Art Animals with Alecia VanNoy Call.
    • Llewellin Setter.
    • Labrador.
    • Beagle.
    • Giraffe.
    • Elephant.
    • Zebra.

The Art of Painting in Acrylics Specifications:

  • Softcover.
  • 144 Pages.


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