Oil & Acrylic
Oil & Acrylic
Pastoral Landscapes: Learn to Paint Panoramic Vistas and Colorful Flora Step by Step
Walter Foster Publishing, Paperback, 9781600583810, 32pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 2014
"Oil & Acrylic: Pastoral Landscapes" combines two popular and aesthetically pleasing subjects in art-landscapes and flowers. Ideal for beginning and intermediate artists seeking to develop their oil and acrylic painting skills, "Oil & Acrylic: Pastoral Landscapes" offers basic information for learning to paint a variety of colorful scenes using the time-treasured mediums of oil and acrylic. Beginning with detailed information on working with oil and acrylic tools and materials, this book introduces artists to the basics, including paints and brushes, mediums, supports, basic color theory, paint mixing, composition, lighting, and more. Simple-to-follow, step-by-step projects start with an initial sketch and progress to a final, colorful painting, appealing to artists of all skill levels. With the guidance of talented professional painter David Lloyd Glover, beginning and intermediate artists alike will discover how easy it is to paint in oil and acrylic thanks to the easy-to-follow step-by-step lessons provided. Engaging tips are included throughout, allowing artists to put their newfound skills to practical use right away. "Oil & Acrylic: Pastoral Landscapes" guides readers through the learning process as they discover how to paint a variety of color-rich, dynamic scenes, including a quaint English cottage, a beautiful covered bridge, and a rustic vineyard.