Beginner's Guide

Beginner's Guide

Acrylic 1

By Ken Goldman

Walter Foster Publishing, Paperback, 9781560104919, 31pp.

Publication Date: January 2003


In Acrylic 1, Ken Goldman offers the perfect introduction to the exciting world of acrylic painting Inside, you will find an array of beautiful paintings that will inspire you to explore the medium further. Ken covers a range of popular painting subjects as he introduces a number of basic art concepts and techniques, all clearly explained and illustrated. You will learn how to create excitement with contrasts of color and neutral tones, as well as how to depict movement. Then you ll be ready for Acrylic 2, where you will find step-by-step demonstrations to help you further your painting skills.

About the Author
Ken Goldman teaches portrait, figure, and landscape painting at the Athenaeum School of Fine Art in La Jolla, California. He studied figure drawing and painting at the New York Studio School, National Academy of Design, and Art Students League in New York; portraiture and figure drawing with Vern Wilson of the Los Angeles Art Center; and watercolor painting with Liane Collot D'Herbois in Europe. Ken's art has been exhibited extensively and appeared in numerous magazines.