How to Paint: A Complete Beginner's Guide to Watercolors, Acrylics, and Oils

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By Angela Gair and Ian Sidaway

This practical hands-on guide will show you everything you need to know to achieve immediate and impressive results. Covering the three most popular types of painting: watercolours, acrylics and oils, this comprehensive step-by-step guide provides basic information on materials and techniques as well as an exciting series of demonstrations.

Each section has practical information on materials and equipment and includes a gallery of professional work by various artists to inspire your own creativity. The thirty-eight included projects cover all types of subjects, including landscapes, still life, people, flowers, animals, weathered rocks, rough tree bark, foliage, ocean waves, buildings, and more. Within each section, the demonstrations provide instruction, illustrating a range of different painting techniques, from basic brushstrokes, masking, and glazing to spattering, drybrush, using resist and sgraffito, scumbling, impasto, painting with a knife, and more.

Hardback: 352 pages

Product Dimensions: 20.32 x 2.54 x 25.4 cm