'Acrylics workshop' is for anyone who wants to find out how to paint with acrylics or improve their skills. Starting with materials and basic techniques such as applying a wash, it includes warm up exercises encouraging you to try out a range of paints and brushes designed to build your confidence. The projects show you what to do, step-by-step, and demonstrate key techniques for creating opaque and transparent colour, relief, and composition. Galleries of contemporary artwork demonstrate how successful artists approach different topics, with techniques helping you to develop your personal style. A fresh approach to practical art helping you achieve the best results.
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by Design Gallery Paint and other materials
Working with light
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