Modern Acrylic (Paperback)
A contemporary exploration of acrylic painting (Modern Series)
Walter Foster Publishing, 9781633226180, 128pp.
Publication Date: October 2, 2018
With Modern Acrylic, artists, illustrators, art students, and art hobbyists can learn how to use basic painting techniques and concepts to create expressive works of art. You'll learn to paint flowers, animals, patterns, architecture, landscapes, and more. This guide offers a lively and creative approach to acrylic paint packed with inspiring exercises and whimsical projects.
Foremost a beginner’s guide, Modern Acrylic starts with a brief introduction to the tools you’ll need and continues with explanations of key painting concepts like color mixing and atmospheric perspective. Once you have a handle on the basics, it’s time to create dynamic color palettes, use basic shapes and techniques to render a range of subjects, and practice mark making and textures.
Modern Acrylic is an inspiring and accessible guide to painting everything from expressive landscapes to colorful architectural gems.
About the Author
Blakely Little is based in Charleston, South Carolina, where she uses a mixture of acrylic and oil paints as well as crayons to create colorful, modern, and bright artwork. Blakely enjoys playing with bright colors and patterns and has been featured by Glitter Guide, Country Living magazine, Coastal Style Magazine, and others. She's created art for businesses and organizations in South Carolina, including the American Heart Association. Learn more at www.blakelymade.com.