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Free Expression in Acrylics

£35.00

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Very good like new condition with little to no wear

An important book that gives artists the best advice on freely expressing themselves in acrylics. It is not enough to learn just the techniques but to understand how to choose the right technique to express what you feel or how to interpret what you see. It is also important to paint the right element of what you see to give real impact. Using your instinct to simplify and exaggerate, the book shows you how to have freedom of expression with a paintbrush. Leading acrylics painter John Hammond focuses on an increasingly popular medium which has terrific potential to deliver images with impact. One of the key elements of the book is the ''picture analysis'' at the end of each chapter. A single painting is dissected to highlight Co in summary Co all the major points made within that chapter. Richly illustrated throughout with finished paintings, close-up details and step-by-step instructions, the book covers: 1: Starting Points: inspiration CO a visual language CO travel CO scope and variety 2: Reference material: working on site CO sketches and drawings CO photographs CO plein-air paintings 3: Design: instinct and discovery CO essential elements CO colour and design 4: Painterly qualities: colour CO translucency and opacity CO texture 5: Interpretation: personal response CO simplification and exaggeration CO a sense of place 6: Creating impact: balance and contrast CO the whole picture CO resolving objectives.a

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Author(s):
Hammond, John
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0713490438
ISBN-13:
9780713490435
Number of pages:
128
Publisher:
Batsford

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Very good like new condition with little to no wear

An important book that gives artists the best advice on freely expressing themselves in acrylics. It is not enough to learn just the techniques but to understand how to choose the right technique to express what you feel or how to interpret what you see. It is also important to paint the right element of what you see to give real impact. Using your instinct to simplify and exaggerate, the book shows you how to have freedom of expression with a paintbrush. Leading acrylics painter John Hammond focuses on an increasingly popular medium which has terrific potential to deliver images with impact. One of the key elements of the book is the ''picture analysis'' at the end of each chapter. A single painting is dissected to highlight Co in summary Co all the major points made within that chapter. Richly illustrated throughout with finished paintings, close-up details and step-by-step instructions, the book covers: 1: Starting Points: inspiration CO a visual language CO travel CO scope and variety 2: Reference material: working on site CO sketches and drawings CO photographs CO plein-air paintings 3: Design: instinct and discovery CO essential elements CO colour and design 4: Painterly qualities: colour CO translucency and opacity CO texture 5: Interpretation: personal response CO simplification and exaggeration CO a sense of place 6: Creating impact: balance and contrast CO the whole picture CO resolving objectives.a

Author(s):
Hammond, John
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0713490438
ISBN-13:
9780713490435
Number of pages:
128
Publisher:
Batsford

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