In this compilation of great ideas from his two previous books, Terry presents some really good advice for working with these complementary media.
He looks at the technical aspects such as oils versus watercolour techniques, the use of additives for acrylics, wet-in-wet, and working with masking fluid in watercolours. Terry also majors on the creative aspects of painting, covering subjects from water and landscapes to trees and skies in both media. Some ideas occupy a whole spread, such as getting started with underpainting and backgrounds before moving to the main part of the scene. Others are more compact, such as the simple use of black to create a shadow that gives depth and texture to a brick wall.
The whole thing has a quick-fire feel to it and is full of "gosh, of course" moments when you realise that the answer you were looking for is far simpler than you thought. Although it's not new material, selecting the best ideas has given the book a freshness that deserves another look.
Book: Search Press. Spiral Hardback. 192 pages. Colour throughout
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Terry Harrison grew up in Norfolk. His early art education was basic and he never dreamed that he would become an artist. At fifteen, Terry moved to Hampshire and was inspired by a brilliant art teacher. He took O and A levels in art, then won a place at Farnham Art School at the age of sixteen. He became a graphic artist, but continued to paint in his spare time. In 1984 Terry gave up his job to paint full time. He demonstrates to artists' groups and teaches on painting holidays. He has also developed a range of his own brushes and paints. He is the author of many best selling books on painting with acrylics and watercolours. Terry now lives in the Cotswolds.Présentation de l'éditeur :
Create beautiful, accomplished pictures with Terry's great little book which is packed with all his best tips. From working quickly and correcting mistakes to capturing perspective, detail and creating texture, he demystifies the painting process with his easy methods. Here you will find quick and masterful ways to paint all your favourite subjects, including skies, mountains, trees and floliage, rivers and streams, seascapes and buildings. With superb tips on using watercolour, and masses of hints on the best way to use acrylics this book is a must-have resource for anyone starting to paint and for more experienced artists seeking new techniques.
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Description du livre Search Press, 2012. État : New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Create beautiful, accomplished pictures using Terry Harrison's best tips for watercolour and acrylic artists. From working quickly and correcting mistakes to capturing perspective, detail and creating texture, he demystifies the painting process with his easy methods. N° de réf. du libraire ABE_book_new_1844488020
Description du livre Search Press, 2012. Hardcover. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 1844488020
Description du livre Search Press, 2012. Hardcover. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P111844488020