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  • Acrylic Illuminationsby Nancy Reyner

    F+W Media 2013; US$ 29.99

    50 dazzling techniques...for work that shines above the rest! From the author of the best-selling books Acrylic Revolution and Acrylic Innovation , this book blazes new creative territory with 50 techniques that harness the artistic power of light. Ranging from subtle glazing on metal leaf, to pearly sheens, to boldly colored optical effects... more...

  • Oil Painting with the Mastersby Cindy Salaski

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 29.99

    Master the art of oil painting with instruction on key topics and techniques such as materials, observation, references, forms, composition, color palettes, mixing colors, underpainting, working in layers, light effects, painting on location, textures and more from ten contributors, including beautiful gallery images of finished works. You will enjoy... more...

  • Paint by Numbersby Claire van den Heever

    Earnshaw Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    The journey of Chinese art?from mass-produced propaganda in the Mao era to modern-day market darling?mirrors China?s own momentous changes like few other disciplines. Today, in both contemporary art and contemporary Chinese society, commerce and politics coexist in a delicate balance, which some call sensible and others, selling out. By traveling... more...

  • Incite 2by Tonia Jenny

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 29.99

    Vibrant. Rich. Luscious. Dynamic. Color Passions. Color is everywhere. It's used to symbolically represent ideas and it's used to express emotions. Color can tell stories and evoke memories. In Incite 2 Color Passions , 109 artists share their zest for color through painting, collage, encaustic, art journaling, jewelry art and more. The 133 pieces... more...

  • Painting with Acrylicsby Ian Coleman

    Crowood 2015; US$ 24.78

    Acrylics are a versatile and exciting medium, but how can you get the most from these paints? This book shows you how. With step-by-step examples, it explains the core brush skills for a beginner. For those with more experience, it introduces a range of techniques so you can learn, for example, how to blend your colours, use transparent washes... more...

  • 1000 Meisterwerke der Malereiby Victoria Charles; Joseph Manca; Megan McShane

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Gemäß den etablierten kunsttechnischen Grundsätzen sollte ein Porträt vor allem ein naturgetreues Abbild der porträtierten Person darstellen. Im Laufe der Geschichte hat sich dieses Genre jedoch als weitaus komplexer erwiesen als es diese Richtlinie, die eine simple Nachahmung der Natur vorzuschreiben scheint, ausdrücken könnte. Das vorliegende Buch... more...

  • 1000 Paintings of Geniusby Victoria Charles; Joseph Manca; Megan McShane

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    From the early Renaissance through Baroque and Romanticism to Cubism, Surrealism, and Pop, these canonical works of Western Art span eight centuries and a vast range of subjects. Here are the sacred and the scandalous, the minimalist and the opulent, the groundbreaking and the conventional. There are paintings that captured the feeling of an era and... more...

  • 1000 Pinturas de los Grandes Maestrosby Victoria Charles; Joseph Manca; Megan McShane

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Desde el Renacimiento temprano, pasando por el Barroco y el Romanticismo hasta el Cubismo, Surrealismo y Pop Art, estas pinturas canónicas del arte occidental abarcan ocho siglos y una multitud de temas. Aquí encontrarás lo sagrado y lo escandaloso, lo minimalista y lo opulente, lo rompedor y lo convencional; hay cuadros que capturaron la esencia de... more...

  • Acrylicworks 2by Jamie Markle

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 35.00

    "Acrylics allow me to be fearless." --Rhonda Franks, p88 A showcase of the versatility of the medium and what's being done with it today, AcrylicWorks 2 features stunning paintings from 100+ of today's top artists. Filled with radical techniques, happy accidents and endless possibilities, this 2nd volume of The Best of Acrylic Painting focuses... more...

  • Inside Acrylicsby Phil Garrett

    F+W Media 2013; Not Available

    An artist-to-artist guide to acrylics today! Acrylics are an astoundingly versatile medium, as evidenced by the diversity of work emerging from studios around the country. This book takes you inside the studios and creative minds of 9 of today's top acrylic artists as they share favorite techniques, distinctive approaches, and examples of their... more...