Acrylic Illuminations: Reflective and Luminous Acrylic by Nancy Reyner

By Nancy Reyner

From the writer of the best-selling books Acrylic Revolution and Acrylic Innovation, this e-book blazes new inventive territory with 50 ideas that harness the creative strength of sunshine. starting from sophisticated glazing on steel leaf, to pearly sheens, to boldly coloured optical results and shiny surfboard finishes, those techniques characterize the main asked elements of Nancy Reyner's renowned workshops.

50 attention-grabbing options function steel leaf, reflective paints, pouring, fluorescent and phosphorescent paints, refractive layering and optical colour effects.
Possibilities are vividly illustrated with varied paintings from forty four artists.
A "Crash direction on Acrylic" bankruptcy deals an outline of the way to exploit those flexible paints and items to their fullest potential.
This hands-on consultant offers transparent step by step instructions to effectively execute those new and interesting concepts. discover matte epidermis building, sheen transferring, embedding gadgets, patinas and polished stone results. Use those techniques for natural, summary or lifelike styles...as backgrounds, most sensible layers, or accents layered in between...combine, scan, and enable your work shine.

Show description

Read or Download Acrylic Illuminations: Reflective and Luminous Acrylic Painting Techniques PDF

Similar painting books

Simplifying Design & Color for Artists: Positive Results Using Negative Painting Techniques

In case you turn into a greater clothier and colorist, you develop into a greater painter.

Painting doesn't need to be complex to be strong. in reality, it shouldn't be. Artist and best-selling writer Linda Kemp (Watercolor portray outdoors the traces) bypasses the entire complexities of layout and colour to target a clean, simplified technique for fulfillment that includes detrimental painting--a procedure that makes use of the gap round your topic to assist outline it.

Improve your portray step-by-step with initiatives and routines that would aid your paintings stand proud of the gang. With Simplifying layout & colour for Artists, you'll research: options for developing basic but powerful compositions, concentrating on the connection among form, area, and colour. precious pointers on color--how to simplify it, combine your personal, and paintings with price, hue and depth. concepts for designing with form: dimension and facet, layering, and development size and circulation. 18 step by step initiatives in watercolor and acrylic. The method can be easy, yet your artwork could be unbelievable!

Nabokov and the Art of Painting

“Sounds have shades and colours have smells. ” This sentence in Ada is just one of the various moments in Nabokov’s paintings the place he sought to merge the visible into his wealthy and sensual writing. This lavishly illustrated learn is the 1st to check the function of the visible arts in Nabokov’s oeuvre and to discover how artwork deepens the efficiency of the well known subject matters threaded all through his paintings.

Lifelike Animals: Discover your Inner Artist as you Learn to Draw Animals in Graphite

Discover ways to draw remarkably life like animals step via stepInside this gorgeous, entire ebook, comprehensive artist Linda Weil indicates readers tips on how to trap the character and personality of more than a few animals, from an impressive elephant to a cuddly koala to a bunch of mischievous meerkats. The 64-page booklet introduces readers to instruments and fabrics, in addition to simple drawing and shading concepts, sooner than delving right into a number of beautiful step by step tasks.

Acrylic Watercolor Painting

Demonstrating how acrylic paints not just lend themselves to all simple watercolor ideas, this consultant deals step by step assurance of portray surfaces, colours, and mediums in addition to uncomplicated ideas: washes, wet-in-wet, drybrush, scumbling, opaque, and extra. comprises seventy five work by means of best American watercolorists demonstrating notable number of suggestions.

Additional info for Acrylic Illuminations: Reflective and Luminous Acrylic Painting Techniques

Sample text

Basecoat the skin tones with a medium peach mixture using the no. 2 round. T HE AWKWARD S TAGE Use the no. 2 round. Add a touch of Alizarin Crimson and Burnt Umber to the medium skin tone mixture and add color to the lips. Continue to build up the skin tone around the mouth. The colors are darker on the left side due to the light source; use more of the Alizarin Crimson and Burnt Umber mixture here. Begin adding gray and brownish shadows to the teeth. The teeth are darker on the left side, reflecting the skin color.

Apply that with the no. 1 round and white as well. MOUTHS Slight Smile: Begin Painting Teeth P IG M E NT S Alizarin Crimson, Burnt Umber, Cadmium Red Medium, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Titanium White This is very similar to the mouth you just finished, but it is slightly opened, revealing the teeth. It will give you an introduction to painting teeth, a little at a time. B R U SH E S Nos. 1 and 2 rounds Dark Complexion Warm Follow the instructions on page 23 to mix light, medium and dark versions of this color.

Make the light patterns by adding more Cadmium Yellow Medium to the green mixture. 61 EYES Eyebrows and Eyelashes P IG M E NT S Burnt Umber, Cadmium Red Medium, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Titanium White B R U SH E S No. 2 round No. 3/0 liner 1 CR E AT E SK IN TONE 1 CR E AT E T H E SK IN TONE Skin tone must always be underneath the brow area before you apply the hairs. This is a light complexion. As before, apply the skin tone underneath the brow area first. This is a light complexion. The lashes grow from the lash line.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.44 of 5 – based on 44 votes