Acrylic Fusion: Experimenting with Alternative Methods for Painting, Collage, and Mixed Media

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Quarry Books, Jan 1, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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This unique reference book is designed to excite and motivate you to push beyond traditional techniques and to explore new approaches to painting. Acrylic Fusion frees you from traditional approaches to painting by exposing you to a diverse range of alternative techniques, unconventional processes, and the integration of unique materials that stimulate creativity and encourage experimentation. It's a must-have resource aimed at artists who make paintings, but it is also a great reference for any crafters, makers, and DIYers who use paint in their work, whether they make art journals, design greeting cards, or refinish furniture because the techniques can easily be adapted for many different kinds of projects and applications.

 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
BASICS
11
TECHNIQUES FOR EXPERIMENTING WITH ACRYLIC PAINT
25
GALLERY
107
RESOURCES
126
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
127
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
128
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About the author (2012)

Dan Tranberg is an award-winning artist, writer, and critic currently based in Cleveland, Ohio. His writing has appeared in national and international publications including Art in America, NY Arts, ArtUS, BOMB, Glass, and Art on Paper, and he has been a frequent contributor to The Plain Dealer. He was awarded an Ohio Excellence in Journalism award in 2004 and received Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowships in 2002 and 2007. Since 2000, he has taught painting and writing at the renowned Cleveland Institute of Art. Visit him online at www.dantranberg.com.

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