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Series: Acrylic Tips & Techniques

Creative Acrylic Landscapes

$19.95

by Wendy Jelbert

  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 27 August 2009
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781844481712
  • Carton Qty: N/A
  • Size: 8.5 x 11.5 inches
  • Illustrations: 200
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP Price: $19.95
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With six detailed demonstrations, dozens of terrific tips and instructions on all the elements that make up the landscape, this practical guide makes acrylic painting easy and fun to do.

Wendy Jelbert shares her expertise in working with acrylics and in creating beautiful, convincing landscapes. There is information on what materials to buy, how to use sketches and photographs, how to look at landscape shapes and how to use tone and composition to good effect. Wendy demonstrates a variety of acrylic techniques and explains elements of the landscape such as foregrounds, distances and skies. There are six beautiful step-by-step demonstrations with clear photographs and instructions for readers to follow.

Table of Contents

Introduction6
Materials8
Using sketchbooks12
Using photographs14
looking at landscape shapes16
Tones18
composition20
Basic techniques22
Foregrounds and distances28
skies32
Variations on a theme34
Coastal scene36
Sunflowers46
Golden Woodland56
Cows by river66
lake garda76
us forest scene86
index96

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