Acrylic Painting For Dummies by Colette Pitcher

By Colette Pitcher

Hands-on, full-color guide during this flexible portray medium Acrylic paint is simple to take advantage of, quickly to dry, a cinch to scrub up, and comparatively inexpensive--which makes it a very good medium for beginner artists. Following an easy step by step procedure, Acrylic portray For Dummies presents hands-on guide and easy-to-follow workouts in acrylic portray options and types, making the medium available to would-be artists in any respect degrees. that includes large-scale initiatives on the finish of such a lot chapters and plentiful extra possibilities for readers to color alongside, this pleasant consultant may also help somebody become aware of the artist inside. Collette Pitcher (Greeley, CO) is a painter who indicates her paintings in the course of the kingdom. She is the landlord of the exhibit artwork middle in Greeley, the place she bargains grownup guide in different portray mediums. Pitcher can also be the writer of Watercolor portray For Dummies (978-0-470-18231-4).

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Color scheme, value and atmospheric conditions determine these factors as you compose the painting. Grab a bunch of photos and have fun composing your next painting! Thumbnail I used the reference photos at left and the thumbnail sketch above to paint the final painting on page 39. 040-051 8-8-79 8/30/08 3:51 AM Page 41 ) P40 (B)(SU) 200204034(1) REGENT F&W:PAINT ALONG WITH JERRY YARNELL 5-PAINTING ADVENTURES (Whh) P41 Giant of the Yellowstone Every year in early May, the gates of Yellowstone National Park open for spring.

052-061 8-8-79 8/30/08 4:05 AM Page 59 ) P58 (B)(SU) 200204034(1) REGENT F&W:PAINT ALONG WITH JERRY YARNELL 5-PAINTING ADVENTURES (Whh) P59 11 Add Details to Church Paint the snow on the roof and the side of the steeple with a no. 4 flat sable brush and a mixture of Titanium White (gesso) and a slight touch of Cadmium Yellow Light. Drybrush a little of this color onto the front of the church to give it a little more light. Dab in the light in the windows with a mixture of Cadmium Yellow Light and a touch of Cadmium Orange.

Add the fence and the dead pine trees in the background. Add any other details that you’d like to the church as well. 052-061 8-8-79 8/30/08 4:06 AM Page 61 ) P60 200204034(1) REGENT F&W:PAINT ALONG WITH JERRY YARNELL 5-PAINTING ADVENTURES (Whh) P61 14 Add Final Highlights Dab in highlights on the pine trees and block in the moon with a no. 4 flat sable brush and a mixture of Titanium White (gesso) and a touch of Cadmium Yellow Light. Drift snow up against the weeds with a no. 4 round sable brush and the same mixture to accent them.

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