By Nancy Reyner
50 superb techniques...for paintings that shines above the remaining!
From the writer of the best-selling books Acrylic Revolution and Acrylic Innovation, this booklet blazes new inventive territory with 50 options that harness the inventive strength of sunshine. starting from sophisticated glazing on steel leaf, to pearly sheens, to boldly coloured optical results and shiny surfboard finishes, those ways signify the main asked facets of Nancy Reyner's well known workshops. 50 crowd pleasing ideas characteristic steel leaf, reflective paints, pouring, fluorescent and phosphorescent paints, refractive layering and optical colour results. probabilities are vividly illustrated with diversified paintings from forty four artists. A "Crash direction on Acrylic" bankruptcy bargains an outline of ways to take advantage of those flexible paints and items to their fullest power. This hands-on consultant offers transparent step by step instructions to effectively execute those new and intriguing suggestions. discover matte dermis development, sheen transferring, embedding gadgets, patinas and polished stone results. Use those methods for natural, summary or sensible styles...as backgrounds, most sensible layers, or accents layered in between...combine, scan, and enable your work shine.
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Acrylic Illuminations: Reflective and Luminous Acrylic Painting Techniques by Nancy Reyner