By Jo Toye
"If you procedure your paintings with a playful perspective you'll be extra apt to maintain making artwork, and the extra artwork you're making, the higher your artwork will be." --pg. 10
Like a diving board for creativity, Abstract Explorations in Acrylic Painting can assist you plunge joyfully into artmaking. With the assumption that an perspective of playfulness is vital to creative progress, award-winning acrylic artist Jo Toye leads you on an attractive workshop-style experience jam-packed with cutting edge strategies, creative techniques and step forward results.
- Work Small. commence by means of researching how engaged on a small canvas yields significant payoffs. if you have nothing to lose yet a couple of minutes and a bit piece of paper, you will find that you just paint extra fearlessly, soak up new ideas swifter and revel in your self more.
- Step-by-Step Instruction. research what instruments Toye unearths most dear in making paintings, besides 17 step by step demonstrations displaying how one can use them to top effect.
- Start-to-Finish portray Projects. on the middle of the e-book, eight start-to-finish portray tasks positioned all of it jointly. become aware of clean takes on stenciling, sponging, making and dealing with gesso. Use razor blades and applicator bottles to create exact linework. in attaining splendidly unique styles utilizing face up to pens, mouth atomizers and India ink. test with transparent Tar Gel, pour paint with pipettes, paintings over most sensible a "failed" painting...all yielding brilliantly unique results.
seriously illustrated and packed with fascinating principles you will not locate anyplace else, Abstract Explorations in Acrylic Painting will motivate you to color, scan, play...and come away with a few of your top paintings yet!